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A dollar coin is pictured in North Vancouver, in April, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

S&P/TSX composite reverses gains to close lower despite rising oil price

S&P/TSX composite reverses gains to close lower despite rising oil price

A dollar coin is pictured in North Vancouver, in April, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, file photo, the Wall Street sign is framed by a giant American flag hanging on the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are edging lower on Wall Street in early trading, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, as the market cools off following a four-day rally. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Stocks end lower as Wall Street pauses after a 4-day rally

Stocks end lower as Wall Street pauses after a 4-day rally

FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, file photo, the Wall Street sign is framed by a giant American flag hanging on the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are edging lower on Wall Street in early trading, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, as the market cools off following a four-day rally. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
Operators of conference centres and other facilities in Canada are joining a global trend to be certified pandemic-resistant as they compete for billions of dollars in economic benefits for their cities. A passenger walks through Montreal-Trudeau International Airport in Montreal, Friday, July 31, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Operators of conference centres and other facilities in Canada are joining a global trend to be certified pandemic-resistant as they compete for billions of dollars in economic benefits for their cities. A passenger walks through Montreal-Trudeau International Airport in Montreal, Friday, July 31, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Wall Street adds more gains to last week’s rally; tech leads

Wall Street adds more gains to last week’s rally; tech leads

Liberals revamp rent-relief for businesses as second wave threatens job gains

Liberals revamp rent-relief for businesses as second wave threatens job gains

Liberals revamp rent-relief for businesses as second wave threatens job gains

Liberals revamp rent-relief for businesses as second wave threatens job gains
Stocks climb, closing out biggest weekly gain in 3 months

Stocks climb, closing out biggest weekly gain in 3 months

Stocks climb, closing out biggest weekly gain in 3 months

Stocks climb, closing out biggest weekly gain in 3 months
Feds, Ontario ante up millions to produce electric vehicles at Ford’s Oakville plant

Feds, Ontario ante up millions to produce electric vehicles at Ford’s Oakville plant

Feds, Ontario ante up millions to produce electric vehicles at Ford’s Oakville plant

Feds, Ontario ante up millions to produce electric vehicles at Ford’s Oakville plant
North American stock markets rise on hope U.S. stimulus deal will come together

North American stock markets rise on hope U.S. stimulus deal will come together

North American stock markets rise on hope U.S. stimulus deal will come together

North American stock markets rise on hope U.S. stimulus deal will come together
A sign on a shop window indicates the store is closed in Ottawa, Monday March 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Indebted Canadian businesses more ‘fragile’ than during 1st wave, BDC economist warns

Study finds small and medium-sized businesses hit hard by the crisis

A sign on a shop window indicates the store is closed in Ottawa, Monday March 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
A 102.39 carat, D color, flawless diamond is displayed by a model at a Sotheby’s auction room in Hong Kong Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. A rare white 102.39-carat oval diamond mined in Canada has been sold in Hong Kong for the equivalent of $20.9 million. Sotheby’s says the diamond’s new owner, an unnamed collector in Japan, named the stone the “Maiko Star” for his second daughter after he won it with a bid made by phone to the auction house’s Hong Kong location. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Vincent Yu
A 102.39 carat, D color, flawless diamond is displayed by a model at a Sotheby’s auction room in Hong Kong Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. A rare white 102.39-carat oval diamond mined in Canada has been sold in Hong Kong for the equivalent of $20.9 million. Sotheby’s says the diamond’s new owner, an unnamed collector in Japan, named the stone the “Maiko Star” for his second daughter after he won it with a bid made by phone to the auction house’s Hong Kong location. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Vincent Yu

North American stock markets partly recover from uncertainty over Trump COVID test

North American stock markets partly recover from uncertainty over Trump COVID test

North American stock markets rise to start the fourth quarter with boost for tech

North American stock markets rise to start the fourth quarter with boost for tech

North American stock markets rise to start the fourth quarter with boost for tech

North American stock markets rise to start the fourth quarter with boost for tech
Raucous presidential debate has no lasting impact as North American markets end month

Raucous presidential debate has no lasting impact as North American markets end month

Raucous presidential debate has no lasting impact as North American markets end month

Raucous presidential debate has no lasting impact as North American markets end month
Downtown office vacancy rates rising in Canada as commercial subleases flood market

Downtown office vacancy rates rising in Canada as commercial subleases flood market

Downtown office vacancy rates rising in Canada as commercial subleases flood market

Downtown office vacancy rates rising in Canada as commercial subleases flood market

North American stock markets drift lower on path to first monthly loss since March

North American stock markets drift lower on path to first monthly loss since March

North American stock markets rise on hope of new U.S. stimulus and good news in China

North American stock markets rise on hope of new U.S. stimulus and good news in China

North American stock markets rise on hope of new U.S. stimulus and good news in China

North American stock markets rise on hope of new U.S. stimulus and good news in China
Technology and utilities push TSX up to end choppy week of trading; loonie dips

Technology and utilities push TSX up to end choppy week of trading; loonie dips

Technology and utilities push TSX up to end choppy week of trading; loonie dips

Technology and utilities push TSX up to end choppy week of trading; loonie dips
S&P/TSX composite index rises on the back of higher commodities continued volatility

S&P/TSX composite index rises on the back of higher commodities continued volatility

S&P/TSX composite index rises on the back of higher commodities continued volatility

S&P/TSX composite index rises on the back of higher commodities continued volatility
Ulta Beauty halts expansion into Canada to focus on U.S. operations, online shopping

Ulta Beauty halts expansion into Canada to focus on U.S. operations, online shopping

Ulta Beauty halts expansion into Canada to focus on U.S. operations, online shopping

Ulta Beauty halts expansion into Canada to focus on U.S. operations, online shopping
Pandemic’s impact to influence economy, social order for long time, forum told

Pandemic’s impact to influence economy, social order for long time, forum told

Pandemic’s impact to influence economy, social order for long time, forum told

Pandemic’s impact to influence economy, social order for long time, forum told