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December 6, 2018 12:04 PM Triumphant loonie bears face hurdles to additional gains

Canadian dollar bears, gratified by the currency’s slide after a dovish Bank of Canada statement, face hurdles to further weakness in the form of rising domestic oil prices and a robust technical barrier, foreign-exchange strategists say. The loonie ended Wednesday close to the weakest since June 2017 as traders marked down the odds of BOC rate hikes 12

December 5, 2018 4:42 PM Canada’s main stock index up sharply with U.S. markets closed, loonie falls

Canada’s main stock index was up sharply Wednesday morning, with the energy and mining sectors leading the advance. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 157.68 points at 15,221.27, making up for some of the 211-point drop it experienced Tuesday. In New York, stock markets were closed Wednesday to mark the death of former president George H.W. Bush last week. The Canadian 10

December 4, 2018 7:31 PM Dow slides 700 points as U.S. stocks veer sharply lower

The trade dispute has rattled markets in recent months as signs emerged that it has begun affecting corporate profits. That’s stoked traders’ fears that if it drags much longer it could further weigh on global economic growth. The jitters helped drive demand for government bonds Tuesday, pushing prices higher. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.91 per cent from 2.99 per cent late Monday 11

November 29, 2018 2:09 PM Netflix Canada plans biggest price increase yet as competition intensifies

Another price hike is on the way for Netflix Canada subscribers as competition heats up among the biggest streaming video services. The company behind “Narcos” and “Orange Is the New Black” is introducing its biggest price increase yet for both new subscribers and current members. Netflix’s standard plan will now cost $3 more — or $13.99 a month — to watch 13

November 24, 2018 12:51 AM Japanese ace Yusei Kikuchi to be posted by Seibu Lions

TOKYO—The Seibu Lions will begin the posting process for left-handed pitcher Yusei Kikuchi on Dec. 3 so that he can negotiate with major league teams. The posting period begins on Dec. 5, and Kikuchi will have 30 days to sign a contract with an MLB club. The Lions would then receive a posting fee based on the dollar amount of the pitcher’s contract 11

November 19, 2018 4:41 PM Toronto stock market lower, while U.S. stocks also down, Loonie down

Canada’s main stock index was in the red in late-morning trading, weighed down by losses in energy and financial stocks, while the health-care sector, which includes the big marijuana companies, also lost ground. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 295.11 points at 25,118.11. The S&P 500 index was down 31.78 points at 2,704.49, while 12

October 31, 2018 7:35 PM Canada’s economy unexpectedly expands on oil extraction, financial services

The economy is at or near full capacity, according to the Bank of Canada, which this month raised interest rates for a fifth time since July 2017 and signalled more hikes are needed to bring monetary policy to neutral. Other major indicators back up the idea the economy no longer needs stimulus, with inflation around 2 per cent and unemployment close 18

October 28, 2018 1:37 AM Leafs’ Matthews knocked out with shoulder injury vs. Jets

Auston Matthews, the Maple Leafs’ best player, took a hard shoulder-to-shoulder hit from Jets defenceman from Jacob Trouba early in the second period and left Saturday night’s game with a shoulder injury. There was no timetable for his return. Matthews, who has been dogged by shoulder injuries, initially sat on the bench — in obvious discomfort, apparently 19

October 27, 2018 8:55 PM Bazley’s New Balance deal could be tipping point in pay fight

Jurors in a Manhattan courtroom returned guilty verdicts on Wednesday afternoon against two former Adidas employees and an aspiring agent who funneled money to college basketball recruits, then steered them to Adidas-sponsored NCAA programs. Two days earlier, Boston-based apparel maker New Balance went public about its million-dollar deal with teenage 31

October 12, 2018 4:00 PM Nova Scotia won’t pay to exhibit Annie Leibovitz photos

HALIFAX—The Nova Scotia government says it won’t ante up to help the provincial art gallery exhibit pictures by famed American photographer Annie Leibovitz. Culture Minister Leo Glavine had said in May it “wouldn’t be out of the question” the province could consider helping the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia pay the exhibition fee to showcase the collection 28