Canada stocks on pace to see their best quarter in nearly 10 years

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From Reuters: March 29 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index was trading flat on Friday, as losses in heavyweight financials offset gains in energy stocks and BlackBerry shares.
NYSE:EWC March 29, 2019 11:28am

Canada Is Aggressively Hiking Rates, Too

From Zacks: On Oct 24, the Bank of Canada (BoC) raised its key interest rate by a quarter point to 1.75%, marking its third rate hike this year and fifth from 2017, when it started to raise rates.
NYSE:EWC October 29, 2018 7:06am

A Canadian Perspective On The USMCA

From Franklin Templeton Investments: After more than a year of tense talks, Canada, Mexico and the United States have replaced the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Franklin Templeton Multi-Asset Solutions’ Stephen Lingard gives his take on the new trilateral
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NYSE:EWC October 10, 2018 6:13am

The Canadian Dollar Is Attempting A Bullish Breakout Of Its Own

From Chris Kimble: Since 2011, the Canadian Dollar has been hit hard, losing nearly a third of its value, while creating a series of lower highs and lower lows.
NYSE:EWC September 26, 2018 6:22am

Where Are Canada ETFs Headed Amid Rising Interest Rates? (EWC)

From Zacks: Consumer prices in Canada beat analysts’ expectations last month, reaching the highest level since October 2014. Rising inflation and low unemployment have increased the odds of the Bank of Canada hiking borrowing costs faster than anticipated.
NYSE:EWC March 27, 2018 6:42am

Canadian ETFs In Focus As Bank Of Canada Raises Interest Rates (EWC)

From Zacks: The Bank of Canada (BoC) announced last week that it was raising its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points, the third time since July 2017. The key interest rate was hiked to 1.25% in the recent monetary policy
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NYSE:EWC January 22, 2018 6:25am

Could Canada ETFs Be In For A Rough 2018? (EWC)

From Zacks: Canada’s GDP growth remained unchanged in October compared with economists’ forecast of a 0.2% increase and a rise of 0.2% in September. The Canadian dollar weakened following the release of the report.
NYSE:EWC December 27, 2017 7:40am

Canada ETFs Looking Good As Central Bank Holds Rates Steady (EWC)

From Zacks: Canada’s consumer prices increased 1.4% year over year in October compared with 1.4% in September, primarily owing to small increases in gasoline prices.
NYSE:EWC December 8, 2017 6:43am

Mexico ETF In Focus As Nafta Talks Cool Off (EWW)

Many investors were worried when President Trump took office that it would spell the end of Nafta as we know it — and that along with it would come poor performance for America’s closest neighbors.
NYSE:EWW November 20, 2017 8:34am

Can Canada ETFs Keep The Gains Going? (EWC)

From Zacks: Canada’s GDP growth was flat month over month in July compared with a 0.3% rise in June and below economists’ forecast of a 0.1% increase.
NYSE:EWC October 4, 2017 7:13am

Key Meeting Looms For Bank Of Canada Today (EWC)

The iShares MSCI Canada Index ETF (NYSE:EWC) will be in heavy focus over the next couple of weeks, as the Bank of Canada weighs a potential interest rate hike.
NYSE:EWC June 26, 2017 7:52am

Will Canada Be Next To Boost Interest Rates? (EWC)

From Zacks: The Bank of Canada seems to be having enough confidence in the country’s economy to hike interest rates. The Senior Deputy Governor of the central bank stated that rates have been extraordinarily low for a long time and
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NYSE:EWC June 16, 2017 9:46am

Canada’s Stock Market Kept Afloat By Just A Few Strong Names

Canada’s largest stock index has been buoyed this year largely on the back of a handful of mega-cap stocks outperforming the wider markets.
NYSE:EWC May 11, 2017 7:12am

Canada Could Be Brewing A Financial Crisis Of Its Own

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From John Rubino: One of the interesting things about the Great Recession was how Canada’s financial system sailed through it largely unscathed.
NYSE:EWC May 10, 2017 7:00am

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