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May 29 - Markets closed

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Shanghai 4,611.74
Nikkei 225 20,563.15
Hang Seng Index 27,424.19
TSEC 9,701.07
FTSE 100 6,984.43
EURO STOXX 50 3,570.78
CAC 40 5,007.89
S&P/ASX 200 5,777.20
BSE Sensex 27,828.44
TA25 1,677.03
SMI 9,237.79
ATX 2,568.76
IBOVESPA 52,760.48 -1,215.80 (-2.25%)
SET 1,496.05
BIST100 82,981.15
IBEX 11,217.60
WIG 55,531.79
TASI 9,757.07
MERVAL 9,965.65 -33.98 (-0.34%)

Currencies

CAD/USD 0.8029 0.0000 (0.00%)
CAD/EUR 0.7361 0.0000 (0.00%)
CAD/JPY 99.6949 0.0000 (0.00%)
CAD/GBP 0.5250 0.0000 (0.00%)
CAD/HKD 6.2255 0.0000 (0.00%)
CAD/AUD 1.0504 0.0000 (0.00%)
House poor, fixing CPP & gaming Aeroplan: BUSINESS WEEK WRAP
House prices keep rising, incomes are basically staying the same, yet home ownership rates continue to tick higher. Considering those three facts, it should not come as a surprise that more and more Canadian's now describe themselves as "house poor.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to Acquire Stake in Enstar from First ...  
Ontario slams Ottawa's CPP proposal as 'playing politics' with retirement  
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692.40 +0.24 (0.03%)
18,010.68 -115.44 (-0.64%)
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Top stories

Canada's reputation as a refuge for bond investors during times of turmoil is being rekindled. The nation's sovereign debt has outperformed all its Group of Seven peers this year, according to Merrill Lynch index data.
National PostBank of Nova Scotia, Canada's third-largest lender by assets, also said Friday it plans to buy back up to 24 million shares, or about 2 per cent of its stock, within the next year.
Canadians are showing a strong ability to manage their debts even as housing prices rise, with arrears on CMHC mortgages at a low 0.34 per cent for the first quarter of this year, according to new figures from the federal housing agency.
Someday, LaGuardia Airport will be quite a bit less awful. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey yesterday took a small but critical step toward relieving travelers of the New York airport as they know it.
CALGARY -- The Alberta Securities Commission is warning investors to beware of unregistered companies offering online trading services.

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Bank of Canada daily digest

Money markets Change
Overnight rate 0.742% +0.0168
Corporate paper, 1 month 0.870% 0.00
Treasury bill, 1 month 0.600% 0.00
Inflation
Total consumer price index 0.800% -0.4000
Interest rates
10 year bond 2.07% -0.0100
Prime business rate 2.85% 0.00
Conventional mortgage, 5 yrs 4.64% 0.00