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May 26 - Markets closed

World markets

Shanghai 4,889.74 -21.16 (-0.43%)
Nikkei 225 20,420.26 -17.22 (-0.08%)
Hang Seng Index 28,055.45 -194.41 (-0.69%)
TSEC 9,666.21 -3.20 (-0.03%)
FTSE 100 6,948.99
EURO STOXX 50 3,619.30 -36.11 (-0.99%)
CAC 40 5,083.54 -33.63 (-0.66%)
S&P/ASX 200 5,717.50 -55.90 (-0.97%)
BSE Sensex 27,531.41 -112.47 (-0.41%)
TA25 1,690.72 -17.02 (-1.00%)
SMI 9,272.68 -80.62 (-0.86%)
ATX 2,596.79 -43.93 (-1.66%)
IBOVESPA 53,629.78
SET 1,497.98 0.00 (0.00%)
BIST100 83,649.42 -917.61 (-1.09%)
IBEX 11,240.30 -82.00 (-0.72%)
WIG 55,553.99 -403.51 (-0.72%)
TASI 9,801.40 +74.44 (0.77%)
MERVAL 9,916.59

Currencies

CAD/USD 0.8042 -0.0006 (-0.08%)
CAD/EUR 0.7396 +0.0002 (0.03%)
CAD/JPY 99.0550 +0.0663 (0.07%)
CAD/GBP 0.5230 +0.0003 (0.05%)
CAD/HKD 6.2347 -0.0041 (-0.07%)
CAD/AUD 1.0397 +0.0004 (0.04%)
Ottawa to explore ways to give people option to boost Canada Pension Plan
OTTAWA - In a sudden about-face, the Harper government said Tuesday it's thinking about giving Canadians the option of hiking their contributions to the Canada Pension Plan - a measure that would help them boost their retirement savings.
Conservatives willing to 'consult' on voluntary CPP expansion  
Wealth managers applaud proposal for voluntary CPP contributions  
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TORONTO May 26 Air Canada said on Tuesday it plans to redeploy capital toward share buybacks, debt repayment and increased investment in new aircraft, as its once huge pension fund deficit has now been wiped out much earlier than expected.
Jobs Minister Shirley Bond and Tom Sigurdson of the B.C. Building Trades announce deal on public construction at the B.C. legislature Tuesday.
(Updates prices to close; adds portfolio manager comment). * TSX ends down 136.59 points, or 0.90 percent, at 15,050.81. * Nine of TSX's 10 main groups decline.
When Charter Communications announced a pair of deals on Tuesday to acquire Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks for a total of $67.1 billion, it put the focus squarely on the cable industry's future: broadband.
The policy world is rife with ideas that seem worthwhile, maybe wonderful, until you look closely. The housing report released last week by B.C.

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Bank of Canada daily digest

Money markets Change
Overnight rate 0.728% +0.0037
Corporate paper, 1 month 0.870% 0.00
Treasury bill, 1 month 0.560% 0.00
Inflation
Total consumer price index 0.800% -0.4000
Interest rates
10 year bond 2.20% +0.0200
Prime business rate 2.85% 0.00
Conventional mortgage, 5 yrs 4.64% 0.00