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Buyers return to North American markets after two days of sharp losses

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TORONTO – Investors made a cautious go back to the Toronto stock market Thursday after two volatile days that saw Canada\’s main index shed more pounds than 345 points. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 64.93 points at 15,088.82, making up at least some of the triple-digit losses from the last two days. The loonie was down 0.55 of the ...

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North American markets close lower for a second straight day; loonie up

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TORONTO – United states stock markets closed lower for a second straight day Tuesday while the Canadian dollar rose more than half a cent. The S&P/TSX composite lost 109.49 points to 15,043.15, after falling 17.38 points on Monday. The loonie traded at 83.21 cents US, up 0.63 of a U.S. cent from Monday\’s close. The Dow Jones industrial average closed ...

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North American markets pull back sharply on disappointing GDP reports

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TORONTO – United states stock markets closed deeply at a negative balance in a broad-based decline that followed the release of disappointing economic growth figures on sides of the border. The S&P/TSX composite index finished the final trading day\’s May down 92.91 points at 15,014.09, with the energy sector helping to limit the harm as oil prices turned sharply higher. ...

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North American stocks tumble as Grexit fears spook investors

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U.S. stocks opened sharply lower on Monday as Greek bailout talks failed, raising concerns that the country could exit the eurozone. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 88.71 points, or 0.49 percent, to 17,857.97, the S&P 500 lost 13.58 points, or 0.65 percent, to 2,087.91 and also the Nasdaq Composite dropped 59.20 points, or 1.17 percent, to 5,021.31. The TSX ...

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Why investors need to get out of North America

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Investors looking to buy the broader market are going to have to go outside The united states if they wish to find any value. That verdict comes from Russell Investments, which released its Quarterly Global Outlook on Tuesday. Canada and the U.S. are currently rated underweight through the manager, which looks at global equity and bond markets based on their ...

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North American stocks close higher, as loonie drops and commodities slide

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TORONTO – The Toronto stock market was higher Tuesday on a day marked by volatility and a sell-off in commodities. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 30.93 points at 14,624.50 after falling more than 200 points earlier within the session. Stocks in Ny also rebounded after opening the day with significant losses. The Dow Jones industrial average closed up 93.33 ...

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North American stocks join global rally on Greece agreement with EU creditors: ‘Markets are quite happy’

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NEW YORK – U.S. stocks joined a worldwide rally on Friday, with the Nasdaq composite index posting its best advance since January, amid optimism that proposals Greece submitted to its creditors will create a bailout. Apple climbed 2.7 percent to prevent a five-session slide and pace gains among technology shares. Semiconductors rebounded as Avago Technologies and Broadcom rose a lot ...

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