TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index dipped on Wednesday as shares of energy producers dropped with oil prices, with investors looking ahead to the outcome of an OPEC meeting later this week.
Tonight's first order of business - How to resolve the growing inequity between rich and poor, as an old idea gets a new twist.
The Alberta government is forecasting a year-end surplus of $933 million based on strong oil prices in the first half of year, according to second quarter results released Wednesday.
Even though real estate prices have been rising faster than inflation and are going through the roof in some parts of Canada, home ownership actually became more affordable in the third quarter, according to a quarterly survey by RBC Economics.
VIENNA, Nov 26 (Reuters) - OPEC Gulf oil producers will not propose an output cut on Thursday, reducing the likelihood of joint action by OPEC to prop up prices that have sunk by a third since June.