HONG KONG - Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday as investors assessed the scant details of President Donald Trump's U.S. tax overhaul.
David Goldman/AP Photo fileHome Capital is still recovering from a decline in its insured originations from 2015 after the company discovered a number of brokers had falsified income documents to help clients obtain mortgages.
In the U.S., the Dow Jones Industrial Average decreased 0.10 per cent, the S&P 500 index lost 0.05 per cent, and the Nasdaq composite index was relatively unchanged.
Ontario's Liberal government will table its first balanced budget in a decade today and it's expected to be chock full of new spending, with the provincial economy firing on all cylinders and an election campaign one year away.
Potash Corp of Saskatchewan's reported a higher-than-expected rise in quarterly profit as lower costs and increased potash sales volumes more than made up for weak phosphate prices.