Canadian home prices dip in October as seasonal pressures weigh

TORONTO, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Canadian home prices fell in October for the first time in six months but an underlying upswing was maintained, data showed on Tuesday. The Teranet-National Bank Composite House Price Index, which measures changes for repeat sales of single-family homes, fell 0.1% last month from September. It was the first decline since April. “The final quarter […]

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U.S. trade groups raise alarm over Canadian digital services tax

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More than a dozen U.S. trade groups and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Friday urged the Trump administration to block a French-style digital services tax proposed by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during October’s election. The groups said the tax would undermine U.S. investment in Canada’s technology market and threaten Canada’s compliance with commitments under the […]

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CANADA FX DEBT-Canadian dollar holds near 1-month low ahead of Poloz speech

(Adds strategist quotes and details throughout, updates prices) * Loonie touches its weakest since Oct. 11 at 1.3270 * Canada’s new housing price index rises 0.2% in September * Canada’s 10-year yield hits a 10-day low at 1.465% By Fergal Smith TORONTO, Nov 14 (Reuters) – The Canadian dollar was little changed against its U.S. counterpart on Thursday, holding near […]

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PRESS DIGEST- Canada- Nov 13

Nov 13 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. THE GLOBE AND MAIL ** Michael Sabia is stepping down from his post as chief executive officer of Canadian pension fund giant Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, after a decade at […]

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX snaps 6-day run on U.S.-China trade deal jitters, energy drag

Nov 11 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index fell on Monday after rallying for six days, dragged by energy companies tracking lower oil prices, while investors stayed cautious on renewed uncertainty over a trade deal between Washington and Beijing. * At 09:45 a.m. ET (14:45 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was down 39.39 points, or 0.23%, at […]

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PRESS DIGEST- Canada- Nov 5

Nov 5 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. THE GLOBE AND MAIL ** BlackBerry Ltd announced its president and chief operating officer Mr. Bryan Palma’s exit on Monday, saying he “has decided to leave the company to pursue other opportunities.” tgam.ca/2pGRTiE […]

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