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Risks rise for dividend stocks as rate cycle turns, fund manager says

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Risks rise for dividend stocks as rate cycle turns, fund manager says


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Oil industry shows signs of life after Norway wealth fund shock

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Oil industry shows signs of life after Norway wealth fund shock


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Strong portfolio inflows into Canada bode well for sustained loonie rally

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Strong portfolio inflows into Canada bode well for sustained loonie rally


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Forget Donald Trump, Justin Trudeau is now the biggest obstacle to Pacific trade deal

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Forget Donald Trump, Justin Trudeau is now the biggest obstacle to Pacific trade deal


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Guest column: Trudeau’s spending on path to fiscal calamity

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Guest column: Trudeau’s spending on path to fiscal calamity


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Bank of Canada will stay cautious as it eyes rate hikes: Wilkins

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  • Risks rise for dividend stocks as rate cycle turns, fund manager says
    Risks rise for dividend stocks as rate cycle turns, fund manager says

    , nationalpost.com

    You don’t have to be a macro-focused investor to take notice of what the Bank of Canada has been doing this year. Two surprise interest rate increases from the central bank have been accompanied by surges in the 10-year Government of Canada bond yield, as investors appear to be finally looking ahead to the beginning end of an extremely long period of low or declining rates
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Corporate

  • Alibaba Singles’ Day sales hit $8.6 billion in first hour
    Alibaba Singles’ Day sales hit $8.6 billion in first hour

    , nationalpost.com

    HONG KONG — Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. kicked off its annual Singles’ Day shopping bonanza, logging US$8.6 billion in sales within the first hour. Shoppers from at least 192 countries and regions swarmed the e-commerce giant to scoop up discounted lobster, iPhones and refrigerators, at a rate of as many as 256,000 transactions per second. The Chinese company hosted a star-studded gala enlisting tennis star Maria Sharapova and American rapper Pharrell Williams to pump sales
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    Tags: Corporate |  Enterprises |  Sales | 
    Places: Canada |  Asia |  E. Asia |  Hong Kong | 

Markets

  • Strong portfolio inflows into Canada bode well for sustained loonie rally
    Strong portfolio inflows into Canada bode well for sustained loonie rally

    , nationalpost.com

    TORONTO — Strong inflows of foreign money into Canadian stocks and bonds this year are adding to investor confidence that the rally since May in the country’s currency is sustainable because it is not just supported by speculative flows. Equity and bond market investors, so-called “real money,” tend to have longer horizons than often-leveraged speculators betting on the direction of a currency
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Enterprises

  • Small business tax cut never promised to offset minimum wage hike: Wynne
    Small business tax cut never promised to offset minimum wage hike: Wynne

    , torontosun.com

    TORONTO —Ontario’s premier says a tax cut for the province’s small businesses is intended to support them but may not fully offset the impact of an increasing minimum wage. Kathleen Wynne says that while the province had promised small businesses support, there was never a commitment to offset the effect of the wage hike. She notes that the government will have to assess the impact of the wage increase as it continues to roll out
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Finance

  • Risks rise for dividend stocks as rate cycle turns, fund manager says
    Risks rise for dividend stocks as rate cycle turns, fund manager says

    , nationalpost.com

    You don’t have to be a macro-focused investor to take notice of what the Bank of Canada has been doing this year. Two surprise interest rate increases from the central bank have been accompanied by surges in the 10-year Government of Canada bond yield, as investors appear to be finally looking ahead to the beginning end of an extremely long period of low or declining rates
    Read More ...

    Categories: Business | 
    Places: Americas |  North America |  Canada | 

Trade

  • Ontario premier leads trade mission to China and Vietnam
    Ontario premier leads trade mission to China and Vietnam

    , cp24.com

    TORONTO - Premier Kathleen Wynne leaves today on a two-week trade mission to China and Vietnam with more than 100 business and academic delegates. It is the first time an Ontario premier has led a trade mission to Vietnam, which did $3 billion in two-way trade with the province last year. The trip marks the third time Wynne has led missions to China, which is Ontario's second-largest trading partner with $42 billion in two-way trade last year
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    Tags: Trade | 
    Places: Americas |  North America |  Canada |  Asia |  E. Asia |  China |  S.E. Asia |  Mainland |  Vietnam | 

Money

  • Guest column: Trudeau’s spending on path to fiscal calamity
    Guest column: Trudeau’s spending on path to fiscal calamity

    , torontosun.com

    By Jason Clemens and Niels Veldhuis, Guest Columnists. As we pass the mid-way mark in the Trudeau government’s mandate, it’s clear its only guiding principle for fiscal policy is “just spend more.” Spending more, regardless of economic conditions, is not only not sound policy, but seriously risks the country’s finances and is all too reminiscent of the 1960s and ’70s, which took Canada almost three decades to recover from
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Banking Institutions

  • Risks rise for dividend stocks as rate cycle turns, fund manager says
    Risks rise for dividend stocks as rate cycle turns, fund manager says

    , nationalpost.com

    You don’t have to be a macro-focused investor to take notice of what the Bank of Canada has been doing this year. Two surprise interest rate increases from the central bank have been accompanied by surges in the 10-year Government of Canada bond yield, as investors appear to be finally looking ahead to the beginning end of an extremely long period of low or declining rates
    Read More ...

    Categories: Business | 
    Places: Americas |  North America |  Canada |