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TSX rises, led by gains for financials and materials TORONTO: Canada's main stock index rose on Wednesday, led by the financial and materials groups, while lower oil prices weighed on energy stocks. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 20.85 points, or 0.15 percent, at 13,905.08. Seven of the index's 10 main groups were higher. Copyright Reuters, 2016 ...

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TSX barely lower as banks fall, oil stocks rise TORONTO: Canada's main stock index fell on Tuesday as financial stocks pulled back ahead of Britain's vote on whether to leave the European Union, but shares of energy companies rebounded despite oil prices continuing to slip. The heavyweight financials group slipped 0.5 percent as worries about a potential British exit saw investors push yields on German government debt into below zero for the first time. Opinion polls show growing support for Britain to leave the ...

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TSX seesaws as higher energy offsets losses for mining stocks TORONTO: Canada's main stock index seesawed on Tuesday as energy stocks advanced, offsetting losses for mining and financial stocks. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index rose 1.22 points, or 0.01 percent, to 13,995.10, shortly after the open. Six of the index's 10 main groups were higher.Copyright Reuters, 2016 ...

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US stocks open lower amid broad market caution NEW YORK: US stocks opened broadly lower Tuesday as investors moved to safety amid rising support in Britain for splitting from the European Union and ahead of a Federal Reserve policy meeting.Earlier the yield on one of Europe's safest sovereign bonds, the 10-year German bund, fell below zero for the first time, reflecting broad worries over the global economy and a possible British referendum vote against EU membership on June 23."Risk aversion is the order ...

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TSX falls as falling oil and global worries weigh TORONTO: Canada's main stock index fell in early trade on Monday as energy shares pulled back with oil, and investors fretted about the possibility of Britain voting to leave the European Union. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 39.44 points, or 0.28 percent, at 13,998.10 shortly after the open. Eight of its 10 main groups were lower. Copyright Reuters, 2016 ...

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Shares of Brazil's Oi tumble on CEO exit amid debt restructuring SAO PAULO: Shares of Brazilian telecommunications company Oi SA fell 15 percent on Monday after the unexpected resignation of its chief executive, raising concerns about negotiations to restructure its huge debt load. Chief Financial Officer Marco Norci Schroeder took over as chief executive on Friday after the resignation of Bayard Gontijo, who was leading talks with bondholders. Copyright Reuters, 2016 ...

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US stocks flat as LinkedIn surges on Microsoft takeover NEW YORK: Shares of LinkedIn shot up on news of its $26.2 billion takeover by Microsoft on Monday, but US stocks held near flat on a down day on most global bourses.LinkedIn surged 47.3 percent following the all-cash offer by Microsoft in a deal that will make the professional networking company an independent organization within Microsoft. Microsoft lost 3.2 percent.About 30 minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was at 17,858.56, down less than ...