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People walk past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange in Hong Kong Thursday, March 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP -Vincent Yu

S&P/TSX composite falls from record highs on rising bond yields after Fed comments

S&P/TSX composite falls from record highs on rising bond yields after Fed comments

People walk past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange in Hong Kong Thursday, March 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP -Vincent Yu
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and United States President Joe Biden smile as they say farewell following a virtual joint statement in Ottawa, Tuesday, February 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Time for Canada, U.S. to get serious about how, when to reopen border, experts say

Time for Canada, U.S. to get serious about how, when to reopen border, experts say

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and United States President Joe Biden smile as they say farewell following a virtual joint statement in Ottawa, Tuesday, February 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
A man walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange in Hong Kong Wednesday, March 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Vincent Yu

TSX hits 19,000 points for first time on supportive outlook from U.S. Federal Reserve

TSX hits 19,000 points for first time on supportive outlook from U.S. Federal Reserve

A man walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange in Hong Kong Wednesday, March 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Vincent Yu
A currency trader walks near screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, March 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Lee Jin-man

Blockbuster Rogers-Shaw deal helps lift TSX to new record, U.S. stock markets up

Blockbuster Rogers-Shaw deal helps lift TSX to new record, U.S. stock markets up

A currency trader walks near screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, March 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Lee Jin-man
Falling Canadian dollar coins or loonies are pictured in North Vancouver, B.C. Wednesday, May 29, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

TSX sets record, loonie soars to three-year high on strong jobs report

TSX sets record, loonie soars to three-year high on strong jobs report

Falling Canadian dollar coins or loonies are pictured in North Vancouver, B.C. Wednesday, May 29, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Canadian dollars are pictured in Vancouver, B.C., Sept. 22, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

North American stock markets rise again with TSX continuing record run

North American stock markets rise again with TSX continuing record run

Canadian dollars are pictured in Vancouver, B.C., Sept. 22, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Signage is seen on Manulife Financial Corp.'s office tower in Toronto on February 11, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

Insurers applaud high-profile court ruling on life insurance investments

Insurers applaud high-profile court ruling on life insurance investments

Signage is seen on Manulife Financial Corp.'s office tower in Toronto on February 11, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
A TSX tote board is pictured in Toronto, on Dec. 31, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

S&P/TSX composite sets new highs on easing of inflation concerns and energy gains

S&P/TSX composite sets new highs on easing of inflation concerns and energy gains

A TSX tote board is pictured in Toronto, on Dec. 31, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Financial numbers flow on the digital ticker tape at the TMX Group in Toronto's financial district on May 9, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

S&P/TSX composite hits record highs on technology rebound on bond yield dip

S&P/TSX composite hits record highs on technology rebound on bond yield dip

Financial numbers flow on the digital ticker tape at the TMX Group in Toronto's financial district on May 9, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
A street sign along Bay Street in Toronto's financial district is shown on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Royal Bank replaces Shopify as most valuable company as TSX hits intraday high

Royal Bank replaces Shopify as most valuable company as TSX hits intraday high

A street sign along Bay Street in Toronto's financial district is shown on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
A man works in the broadcast centre at the TMX Group Ltd. in Toronto, on May 9, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

S&P/TSX composite rebounds from early losses on signs of strong economic recovery

S&P/TSX composite rebounds from early losses on signs of strong economic recovery

A man works in the broadcast centre at the TMX Group Ltd. in Toronto, on May 9, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
A street sign along Bay Street in Toronto's financial district is shown on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

North American stock markets plunge as Fed chairman attempts to reassure investors

North American stock markets plunge as Fed chairman attempts to reassure investors

A street sign along Bay Street in Toronto's financial district is shown on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Falling Canadian dollar coins or loonies are pictured in North Vancouver, B.C., Wednesday, May 29, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

North American stock markets fall as technology takes hit from higher bond yields

North American stock markets fall as technology takes hit from higher bond yields

Falling Canadian dollar coins or loonies are pictured in North Vancouver, B.C., Wednesday, May 29, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Sunterra Market is preparing to open at Bower Place. (Photo from Facebook)
Sunterra Market is preparing to open at Bower Place. (Photo from Facebook)
Starbucks in Clearview Market Square shut down last month. (Photo by Advocate staff)

Starbucks leaves Clearview Market Square

Five remaining Starbucks in Red Deer

Starbucks in Clearview Market Square shut down last month. (Photo by Advocate staff)
A sign board in Toronto shows the closing number for the TSX on Thursday October 29, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

North American stock markets quieter after strong start to March as all eyes on bonds

North American stock markets quieter after strong start to March as all eyes on bonds

A sign board in Toronto shows the closing number for the TSX on Thursday October 29, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
e up outside a vaccine clinic as seniors wait to get the COVID-19 vaccine in Edmonton Alta, on Friday February 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
e up outside a vaccine clinic as seniors wait to get the COVID-19 vaccine in Edmonton Alta, on Friday February 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
The fading name on the building in Toronto that used to house the Toronto Stock Exchange is pictured on August 18, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Aaron Vincent Elkaim

Rally drives TSX to biggest gain in a month on relief from easing of bond yields

Rally drives TSX to biggest gain in a month on relief from easing of bond yields

The fading name on the building in Toronto that used to house the Toronto Stock Exchange is pictured on August 18, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Aaron Vincent Elkaim
Bharat Masrani, CEO, TD Bank Group speaks at the Economic Club of Canada in Toronto on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Shares in metals and mining companies have rebounded sharply

Bharat Masrani, CEO, TD Bank Group speaks at the Economic Club of Canada in Toronto on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
A street sign along Bay Street in Toronto's financial district is shown on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

S&P/TSX composite falls as commodities, financials struggle

S&P/TSX composite falls as commodities, financials struggle

A street sign along Bay Street in Toronto's financial district is shown on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette