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Energy, gold-mining shares pull TSX lower TORONTO: Canada's main stock index fell on Monday as weakness in the price of oil weighed on shares of energy producers and a lower bullion price was a drag on the gold-mining sector.The price of oil tumbled after Goldman Sachs cut its 2015 oil price forecasts and said rising output will outstrip demand.The decline in the price of US crude oil, which has slumped 21 percent in the last three months, has hit energy shares hard. The group has shed about 25 percent since the middle of June, weighing on the broader market.The TSX's decline on Monday follows the benchmark's biggest weekly jump in more than a year. Fund managers said there could be more volatility in the coming months.Investors are also expecting the Federal Reserve to provide further clarity about its monetary policy at a meeting this week. The US central bank is seen assuring the markets that it ...

Wall St flat after last week's big gain; energy weighs NEW YORK: US stocks ended near flat on Monday, pausing after the S&P 500's biggest weekly gain since January 2013, while energy shares fell with another decline in oil prices. Among the day's biggest positives, shares of Gilead Sciences rose 1.7 percent to $112.59, a day ahead of its scheduled earnings release. Micron Technology shares jumped 4 percent to $32.30 and was the largest percentage gainer on both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 after ...
TSX ends lower as energy, mining shares fall TORONTO: Canada's main stock index fell on Monday as weakness in the price of oil weighed on shares of energy producers and a lower bullion price was a drag on the gold mining sector.The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed down 74.82 points, or 0.51 percent, at 14,469.Five of the 10 main sectors on the index fell. Copyright Reuters, 2014 ...
Wall St eases after last week's big gain; energy weighs NEW YORK: US stocks edged lower in afternoon trading on Monday, pausing after the S&P 500's biggest weekly gain since January 2013, as energy shares fell with another decline in oil prices. Shares of Gilead Sciences, due to report results Tuesday, were up 1.8 percent and helped to limit some of the declines.Micron Technology jumped 3.5 percent and was the largest percentage gainer on both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 after it announced a ...
Brazil markets sink on Rousseff re-election SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilian financial markets fell on Monday as leftist President Dilma Rousseff's re-election victory dashed investor hopes of significant policy changes over the next four years.Brazil's real closed at a 9-1/2-year low. Local stocks pared losses after a sharp opening drop, though shares of heavyweight state-run oil firm Petrobras posted their biggest one-day decline in nearly six years.The outlook for Brazilian assets will now likely depend on whether Rousseff signals policy tweaks ...
TSX drops as energy shares slide with oil TORONTO: Canada's main stock index dropped on Monday as the price of oil tumbled after Goldman Sachs cut its outlook for the commodity, pushing down shares of energy producers.Goldman Sachs slashed its 2015 oil price forecasts and said rising output will outstrip demand.The decline in the price of US crude oil, which has slumped 22 percent in the last three months, has hit energy shares hard. The energy sector has shed about 25 percent since ...
Oil, weak German data drag on stocks; Brazil sinks NEW YORK: Global equity markets slipped on Monday, hit by weak German business sentiment and another decline in oil, while Brazil slumped after incumbent Dilma Rousseff narrowly won a second term over an opponent seen as more pro-business.Wall Street was mixed, hurt by another drop in energy shares as oil neared a four-year low. Disappointing data that showed the pace of growth in the U.S. services sector slowed in October to a six-month low also ...

 



 
Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,810.06 0.51
Arrow Nasdaq 4,712.97 0.24
Arrow S&P 2,063.50 0.52
Arrow FTSE 6,750.76 1.08
Arrow DAX 9,732.55 2.62
Arrow CAC-40 4,347.23 2.67
Arrow Nikkei 17,357.51 0.33
Arrow H.Seng 23,437.12 0.37
Arrow Sensex 28,334.63 0.95






Banking Review 2013


Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlySeptember
Trade Balance $-2.380 bln
Exports $2.181 bln
Imports $4.561 bln
WeeklyNovember 13, 2014
Reserves $13.268 bln