TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index ended lower on Tuesday in a broad decline led by heavyweight banking stocks, as No.
Canadians defied the bitter weather, a lower dollar and the collapse in crude prices to turn up at the auto dealership this February.
Undeterred by a weakening economy and warnings to curb their borrowing, Canadians pulled out their credit cards and piled on more debt at the end of last year.
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THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette�[Buchanan] was the quiet genius in our group,� Avery Shenfeld, CIBC chief economist, said by telephone Tuesday from Toronto.