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TSX drops as TD decline offsets Enbridge surge TORONTO: Canada's main stock index opened lower as Toronto-Dominion Bank dropped after the lender's quarterly results disappointed the market and offset a surge in Enbridge Inc after the pipeline company announced restructuring plans and a dividend increase.The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 56.18 points, or 0.38 percent, at 14,697.88 shortly after the open.Copyright Reuters, 2014 ...

Euro rises from 2-year low as Draghi's QE comments seen unclear NEW YORK: The euro rebounded from a more than two-year low against the dollar on Thursday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi did not give a strong enough signal about injecting more stimulus into the eurozone economy.Investors were looking for specific details about the ECB's quantitative easing plan or the outright purchase of eurozone bonds that is expected to expand the central bank's balance sheet.The dollar, meanwhile, zoomed to a more than seven-year peak ...
TSX climbs as US data, energy shares support TORONTO: Canada's main stock index advanced on Wednesday as positive US economic data strengthened hopes for a solid recovery and higher commodity prices helped drive up shares of natural resource producers. Investors also digested news that Royal Bank of Canada reported stronger quarterly profit, with gains at its core personal and commercial banking and wealth management businesses offsetting weakness at its capital markets arm. The stock was up slightly. Figures released on Wednesday showed that ...
Wall St rises, but oil continues to weigh NEW YORK: US stocks rose modestly on Tuesday as a pair of big M&A deals boosted market optimism and helped the market rebound from the broad decline in the previous session, which was the S&P 500's weakest day in a month.Energy shares continued to struggle amid ongoing volatility in the price of oil. U.S. crude futures fell 2 percent to $67.58 per barrel, contributing to the 0.5 percent decline in the S&P Energy sector, the ...
TSX climbs with oil shares, but BMO slips on results TORONTO: Canada's main stock index rose on Tuesday as a decline in Bank of Montreal shares after the lender's quarterly results disappointed the market was offset by strength in the oil and gas sector.BMO shares shed 1.8 percent after the bank reported a weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter profit. The slide helped undercut other stocks in the benchmark index's financial sector.Oil and gas shares shrugged off sharp movement in oil prices, which took a hit after a surge ...
US stocks rise on upbeat 'Cyber Monday' sales NEW YORK: Wall Street stocks gained in early trade Tuesday, following upbeat data on "Cyber Monday," seen by many as the yearly highpoint for online shopping.About 35 minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stood at 17,823.42, up 46.62 points (0.26 percent).The broad-based S&P 500 advanced 6.48 (0.32 percent) to 2,059.92, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index rose 15.68 (0.33 percent) to 4,743.03.US online sales Monday came in at $2.65 billion, up 16 percent ...
Stocks drop after new signs of slower growth; yen, oil rebound NEW YORK: World stock markets fell on Monday as slowing factory activity in China and Europe added to worries about weaker global growth and Apple shares dropped, while the yen hit a seven-year low against the dollar before recovering. Oil prices rebounded sharply after hitting five-year lows, lifted by data suggesting that tumbling prices may have started affecting drilling activity in the fast-growing US shale oil industry.Gold posted its biggest daily gain in more than ...


Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,959.44 0.87
Arrow Nasdaq 4,781.43 0.34
Arrow S&P 2,078.54 0.38
Arrow FTSE 6,576.74 0.48
Arrow DAX 9,865.76 0.81
Arrow CAC-40 4,254.43 0.30
Arrow Nikkei 17,635.14 0.08
Arrow H.Seng 23,408.57 1.26
Arrow Sensex 27,701.79 1.21

ICT 2014

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-1.664 bln
Exports $1.966 bln
Imports $3.630 bln
WeeklyDecember 22, 2014
Reserves $14.042 bln