TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose more than 1 percent on Wednesday, led by gains across all major sectors, as investors cheered comments from U.S.
The dollar rose against most major peers as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said the central bank may taper monthly bond purchases at its next few meetings if it's confident of sustained gains in the economy.
If you said (a) when it's not really zero growth at all and (b) when it's accompanied by a drop in fuel prices, then you're finding all the right answers in Canada's March retail sales report.
CALGARY - A business owner from Jasper will represent Alberta in the finals of the 2013 BDC (Business Development Bank of Canada) Young Entrepreneur Award.
(Reuters) - Department store chain Sears Canada Inc (SCC.TO: Quote) posted a loss in the first quarter compared with a profit last year, as demand for its home products and major appliances fell.