Waterloo-based smartphone maker BlackBerry will buy back 12 million of its own shares, news that sent the company's stock up more than two per cent on Friday.
Global stocks rose and bond yields fell on Friday, as investors shrugged off slowing global growth and focused instead on the continued stimulus provided by the world's major central banks.
Shopify Inc.'s successful stock-market debut is expected to reverberate well beyond the firm's Ottawa headquarters - and shine a spotlight on what some see as the second coming of the Canadian capital's tech sector.
(Reuters) - Stock futures pared gains and indicated a slightly higher start for Canada's main stock index on Friday after weaker-than-expected inflation data.
The loonie traded at 81.37 cents US, down about half a U.S. cent from Thursday's close. The S&P/TSX composite index closed Thursday at 15,203.61, after rising 130.78 points.