Undeterred by record-high housing prices and bolstered by low borrowing costs, nearly half of Canadian home owners plan to buy a property in the next five years, although intentions vary sharply from city to city, a poll released Wednesday has found.
Ontarians report that they value their wealth more than the average Canadian, but more than a third of households in the province say they're left strapped for cash after paying essential bills each month, says a new survey.
The Canadian dollar dropped nearly a penny Wednesday as the head of the U.S. central bank said that prematurely ending the Fed's $85-billion-a month monetary stimulus program could harm the world's largest economy.
By John Tilak. TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index climbed on Wednesday, led by gold miners, after a day of choppy trading as optimism that the U.S.
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