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Canadian home sales rose 12.9% year over year in October: CREA

The composite index price was up 1.77% to $633,600

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U.S. retail sales inched up in October

Sales increased 3.1% compared with a year ago

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Foreign investors flocked to Canadian corporates in Q3

Statistics Canada data shows positive portfolio flows in Sept 2019

  • By: Staff
  • November 15, 2019 November 15, 2019
  • 11:24
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Sweden snubs Canadian bonds, citing climate risk

The Riksbank sold its holdings of bonds issued by Alberta

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Central bankers’ concern shows growing consensus on climate risk, TD says

There is still uncertainty around measuring and evaluating risks

At home

Housing affordability improves thanks to lower rates, higher incomes

National Bank says the “free-fall” in financing costs this year has been the biggest since 2012

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Why zombie debt will likely haunt more Canadian consumers

Some actions by debtors could get the clock ticking again on debts which have passed the statue of limitations

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Billionaire wealth drops in 2018

The decline follows five years of consecutive growth

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Canada’s jobs drop in October, while unemployment rate holds

Losses in manufacturing and construction were partly offset by gains in administration, finance

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J.P. Morgan predicts slow global growth

New report says an aging population is to blame

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Ontario proposes small business tax cuts in fall fiscal update

The fall economic statement boosts spending by $1.3 billion, reversing cuts from the spring budget

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Foreign businesses eyeing Canada for expansion: report

HSBC finds Canada is a close second to the U.S. as an attractive market for expansion

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DB pension returns were modest in Q3: report

Global equity returns were just 0.8% during the quarter

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Home prices up in Toronto, down in Vancouver

October saw increased home sales in both cities

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Global M&A activity reaches US$3T in October

The value of mergers and acquisitions so far this year is the fourth highest on record

  • By: Staff
  • November 1, 2019 November 1, 2019
  • 13:24
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U.S. sees solid jobs growth in October

The country added 128,000 jobs while unemployment remained near a five-decade low

Businessmen are skeptical looking at stock market charts.

Canadian economy grew by 0.1% in August, StatsCan says

Growth was flat in July

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Survey finds entrepreneurs optimistic despite economic uncertainty

CIBC says three-quarters of small businesses plan to invest in innovation

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Fed makes third consecutive cut while signalling pause

A statement removed a key phrase the central bank has used since June to indicate a future rate cut is likely

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North American, Asian investor confidence drops

Sentiment in Europe increased for the second month in a row, however

  • By: Staff
  • October 30, 2019 October 30, 2019
  • 14:42
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BoC stands out among international peers by holding rate

But the central bank warned the economy's resilience will be 'tested'

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Trade war, weak global growth take toll on U.S. economy

U.S. GDP grew by 1.9% in the third quarter

Majority of non-bank mortgages uninsured

Nearly two-thirds of residential mortgages that were over 90 days in arrears in the first quarter were uninsured

  • By: Staff
  • October 28, 2019 October 28, 2019
  • 12:30
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Why incomes have risen notably faster in the U.S. than Canada

Report examines a variety of factors that explain the growing income gap

  • By: Staff
  • October 28, 2019 October 28, 2019
  • 12:00
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What to expect from BoC, Fed rate announcements

The monetary policies of Canada, U.S. will likely continue to diverge