TORONTO - The Toronto stock market closed higher Thursday as stocks continued to find lift from this week's positive Chinese and U.S. economic data, along with a generally upbeat slate of earnings news.
TORONTO - North American stock markets closed in the red for a second session Friday as nervousness about Chinese growth, corporate earnings and stock valuations persuaded investors to sell off ahead of the weekend.
TORONTO - The Toronto stock market was higher Wednesday as minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest interest rate meeting were taken to indicate that the U.S. central bank will be more accomodative than thought in keeping short-term rates low.
TORONTO - There is little doubt that this winter's severe weather put a chill on the North American economy. Now, with the arrival of spring, investors are hoping that warmer temperatures will bring improving economic conditions.
TORONTO - The Toronto stock market closed sharply higher amid expectations that China will move to counter its economic slowdown, but an earnings report from Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd. failed to inspire investors.
TORONTO - The Toronto stock market registered a three-digit loss Wednesday as investors searched for some direction, despite easing tensions in Ukraine and cautious signs of a rebound in the U.S. manufacturing sector.
TORONTO - The Toronto stock market closed modestly higher Tuesday as a rally in copper prices pushed mining stocks higher while traders looked at the latest assessment of when interest rates might rise and by how much.
TORONTO - Falling mining issues helped push the Toronto stock lower Monday as base metal stocks declined amid data showing continued contraction of China's manufacturing sector and slowing expansion in the United States.
TORONTO - The Toronto market is set to advance this week as traders looked to new data to reinforce the view that severe winter weather didn't cause long-term economic damage and that the U.S. economy should be able to handle a hike in interest rates in 2015.
TORONTO - The Toronto stock market closed lower Friday at the end of a positive week where indications that the U.S. economy didn't take a major weather-related hit this winter helped ease the prospect of higher interest rates.