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TSX up with all sectors in green, DND spikes 67% in 4 days & loonie up

 TSX up with all sectors in green, DND spikes 67% in 4 days & loonie up

So, for the third day in a row, the TSX Composite Index gained Tuesday, May 17, after it closed 1.41 per cent up. After sinking to a correction, Canada’s benchmark index has recovered four per cent and at market close stood at 20,491.01, up 284...

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US stocks retreat after mixed jobs data

US stocks retreat after mixed jobs data

Benchmark US indices closed lower on Friday, December 3, capping a topsy-turvy trading week marred by concerns over higher inflation and the Omicron threat overseas. The S&P 500 slipped 0.84% to 4,538.43. The Dow Jones fell 0.17% to 34,580.08. T...

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TSX sees third straight weekly loss, loonie down

TSX sees third straight weekly loss, loonie down

Friday, December 3, saw the TSX Composite Index have another day in the red as it fell 128.76 points, 0.62 per cent, for a third straight weekly loss to land at 20,633.27. The week saw the benchmark index diminish by 2.33 per cent. Over the past thre...

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US stocks rise, lifted by financial, energy stocks

US stocks rise, lifted by financial, energy stocks

Benchmark US indices closed higher on Thursday, December 2, as stocks across all sectors, including financial, energy, healthcare, and technology, moved higher after Omicron concerns waned. The S&P 500 rose 1.42% to 4,577.10. The Dow Jones surge...

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TSX up as all sectors gain, oil prices rebound

TSX up as all sectors gain, oil prices rebound

The TSX Composite Index recovered 1.45 per cent Thursday, December 2, after a series of heavy losses. All the major sectors saw serious gains led by base metals that rose over three per cent and healthcare was up 2.6 per cent. Financials gained 2.2 ...

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US indices close lower, weighed down by tech, financial stocks

US indices close lower, weighed down by tech, financial stocks

All key benchmark US indices closed in the red on Wednesday, December 1, weighed down by technology, basic materials, and financial stocks amid mixed global cues. The S&P 500 was down 0.42% to 4,547.63. The Dow Jones declined 0.69% to 34,246.34....

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TSX in free fall as WHO confirms Omicron in 23 nations, oil prices sink

TSX in free fall as WHO confirms Omicron in 23 nations, oil prices sink

The TSX Composite Index fell again on Wednesday, December 1, with only the trusty financial sector gaining (0.42 per cent). On November 26, the WHO declared the Omicron Covid variant a “variant of concern.” Since then, the index has dropp...

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US stocks retreat on Omicron, inflation fears

US stocks retreat on Omicron, inflation fears

US stocks slid on Tuesday, November 30, recording one of their worst performances in recent days as concerns over the new Covid-19 variant Omicron weighed on investors’ minds. The S&P 500 was down 1.90% to 4,567.00. The Dow Jones declined ...

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TSX sees loss in Nov over Omicron fears after posting all-time high

TSX sees loss in Nov over Omicron fears after posting all-time high

On Tuesday, November 30, the TSX Composite Index saw another day of big losses, that ultimately undid the gains it experienced throughout the month. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank is considering speeding up the bond tapering process...

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US stocks close higher as oil prices surge, Omicron worries ebb

US stocks close higher as oil prices surge, Omicron worries ebb

Benchmark US indices closed higher on Monday, November 29, after the major stock segments saw gains amid soaring oil prices and fading concerns around the Omicron variant of Covid-19. The S&P 500 climbed 1.32% to 4,655.12. The Dow Jones was up 0...

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TSX gains on energy & base metals stocks after nervous sell-off Friday

TSX gains on energy & base metals stocks after nervous sell-off Friday

While it can’t truly be called a recovery compared to Friday’s loss of 2.25 per cent, the TSX Composite Index did end in the green Monday, November 29, and that should come as good news amid the Omicron Covid variant scare. It gained 0.11...

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