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Toronto stock market expected to recover in 2019 from worst year in decade

Toronto stock market expected to recover in 2019 from worst year in decade

TORONTO — Canada's main stock market is expected to recover in 2019 from its worst performance in a decade that saw the exchange lose 15 per cent amid extreme volatility, plunging oil prices and geopolitical uncertainty, say markets experts.
N.S. prepares for worst on controversial pulp mill: 'No easy solution here'

N.S. prepares for worst on controversial pulp mill: 'No easy solution here'

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's premier says he's keenly aware of the continuing need to diversify the province's economy in 2019, especially with the future of a key economic player up in the air.
US home price growth slowed in October

US home price growth slowed in October

WASHINGTON — U.S. home price growth slowed in October, a likely consequence of higher mortgage rates having worsened affordability and causing sales to fall.
Environmental and economic development choices split Canada's First Nations

Environmental and economic development choices split Canada's First Nations

CALGARY — A Vancouver-area First Nation's decision to support the Woodfibre LNG project may have come as a surprise to some, considering the nation's role in helping to derail the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion earlier this year.
Trump: 'Nothing new on the shutdown' on Day 3 of closure

Trump: 'Nothing new on the shutdown' on Day 3 of closure

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump met Monday with his Homeland Security secretary and other officials to discuss border security issues as a partial government shutdown over his U.S.
Mattis' permanent replacement likely to face close scrutiny

Mattis' permanent replacement likely to face close scrutiny

WASHINGTON — The departure of Defence Secretary Jim Mattis in a week will thrust President Donald Trump's largely unknown choice for acting Pentagon chief into the military hot seat and shift attention to the search for a permanent replacement who wi
Markets plunge to 2018 lows with Dow posting record worst Christmas Eve session

Markets plunge to 2018 lows with Dow posting record worst Christmas Eve session

TORONTO — North American markets plunged to their lowest levels of the year as political uncertainties sent the Dow Jones industrial average to its worst ever Christmas Eve trading session and the price of crude oil dropped to its lowest level since
Trump assails Fed as the 'only problem our economy has'

Trump assails Fed as the 'only problem our economy has'

President Donald Trump lashed out at the Federal Reserve on Monday after administration officials spent the weekend trying to assure the public and financial markets that Jerome Powell's job as Fed chairman was safe.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (13,780.19, down 155.25 points ). Aphria Inc. (TSX:APHA). Health care. Up $1.04, or 16 per cent, to $7.56 on 11.1 million shares.

Markets plunge with Dow posting worst Christmas Eve session on record

TORONTO — North American markets plunged to start a shortened trading week as political uncertainties sent the Dow Jones industrial average to its worst ever Christmas Eve trading session and the price of crude oil falling to its lowest level since t