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TSX dips as tech & energy fall, Shopify dips 5.6% after stock split

 TSX dips as tech & energy fall, Shopify dips 5.6% after stock split

The Canadian benchmark index dwindled by 144.10 points, or 0.8%, to end the session at 19,078.64 on Wednesday, marking a quarter-to-date (QTD) decline of 12.8%.

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TSX begins 2022 with gain after WHO’s Omicron update, tech stocks sink

TSX begins 2022 with gain after WHO’s Omicron update, tech stocks sink

Although it wasn’t too significant a hike, the TSX Composite Index began 2022 with a gain, ending its first trading day for the year in the green, up 13.68 points, 0.06 per cent. Perhaps more significant was that the energy sector gained 3.7 pe...

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US markets close higher as Apple Inc briefly crosses US$3-trillion mark

US markets close higher as Apple Inc briefly crosses US$3-trillion mark

Benchmark US indices closed higher on the first trading day of the new year on Monday, January 3, lifted by energy and consumer discretionary stocks. The S&P 500 rose 0.64% to 4,796.56. The Dow Jones gained 0.68% to 36,585.06. The NASDAQ Composi...

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TSX posts 3790-point gain in 2021, its best performance since 2009

TSX posts 3790-point gain in 2021, its best performance since 2009

The TSX Composite Index ended 2021 at 21,222.84 points, well above the 17,433.36 points it began the year with. This gain of 3789.48 points, reportedly, is the benchmark index’s best annual performance since 2009, after the 2008 financial crisi...

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US stocks retreat after jobless claims data

US stocks retreat after jobless claims data

Benchmark US indices closed in the red on Thursday, December 30, after the latest labor data showed the first-time unemployment benefits claims declined last week.   The S&P 500 declined 0.30% to 4,778.73. The Dow Jones fell 0.25% to 36,398...

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TSX ends in red after rising for five straight trading sessions

TSX ends in red after rising for five straight trading sessions

After rising for five consecutive trading sessions, the Canadian equities market declined on Thursday, December 30. The energy, financials and industrial sectors were down, and the main Canadian index- S&P/TSX Composite Index was down 0.04 per c...

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US stocks close mixed after choppy session

US stocks close mixed after choppy session

Benchmark US indices closed mixed on Wednesday, December 29, after a choppy trading session as traders took a breather ahead of the New Year holidays.      The S&P 500 climbed 0.14% to 4,793.06. The Dow Jones rose 0.25% to 36...

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TSX ends session in green post-holiday, jumps 0.5%

TSX ends session in green post-holiday, jumps 0.5%

After two days of market close, the Canadian equities market opened on Wednesday, December 29, and made gains in the financial and energy sector. Canada's main stock index- S&P/TSX Composite Index jumped 0.5 per cent and clocked a one-month high...

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US markets close mixed, dragged down by tech, healthcare stocks

US markets close mixed, dragged down by tech, healthcare stocks

Benchmark US indices closed mixed on Tuesday, December 28, dragged down by technology and healthcare stocks amid rising oil prices. The S&P 500 fell 0.10% to 4,786.35. The Dow Jones rose 0.26% to 36,398.21. The NASDAQ Composite fell 0.56% to 15,...

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US stocks rally ahead of holidays, consumer spending up

US stocks rally ahead of holidays, consumer spending up

Benchmark US indices closed in the green on Thursday, Dec 23, lifted by basic materials and industrial stocks amid a buoyant trading session as Christmas and New Year holidays approach. The S&P 500 climbed 0.62% to 4,725.79. The Dow Jones rose 0...

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TSX continues to make gains as Omicron fear subsides

TSX continues to make gains as Omicron fear subsides

As the fears over the spread of Omicron variant eased slightly, Canada's benchmark index made gains for the third consecutive day. The S&P/TSX Composite Index jumped 148.88 points as sectors like Information Technology, Healthcare, and Financial...

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