Shares in Bank of Nova Scotia climbed on Thursday after the bank reported higher-than-expected second-quarter earnings that showed signs of improved credit quality.
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.
CALGARY -- The Alberta Securities Commission is warning investors to beware of unregistered companies offering online trading services.
Canadian stocks fell, extending a monthly loss, as data showed the biggest contraction in the nation's economy since 2009. Health-care stocks fell amid a 1.3 percent slide for Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.
Canada is second only to the U.S. in levels of entrepreneurial activity, beating most G7 countries and much of the developed world.