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May 26 - Markets closed

World markets

Shanghai 4,941.71 +30.82 (0.63%)
Nikkei 225 20,472.58 +35.10 (0.17%)
Hang Seng Index 28,079.71 -170.15 (-0.60%)
TSEC 9,693.54 +24.13 (0.25%)
FTSE 100 6,967.64 +18.65 (0.27%)
EURO STOXX 50 3,628.34 +9.04 (0.25%)
CAC 40 5,097.84 +14.30 (0.28%)
S&P/ASX 200 5,725.30 -48.10 (-0.83%)
BSE Sensex 27,513.01 -18.40 (-0.07%)
TA25 1,688.19 -2.53 (-0.15%)
SMI 9,320.43 +47.75 (0.51%)
ATX 2,593.52 -3.27 (-0.13%)
IBOVESPA 53,629.78
SET 1,497.15 -0.83 (-0.06%)
BIST100 83,905.86 +256.44 (0.31%)
IBEX 11,271.30 +31.00 (0.28%)
WIG 55,697.86 +143.87 (0.26%)
TASI 9,801.40 0.00 (0.00%)
MERVAL 9,916.59

Currencies

CAD/USD 0.8054 +0.0005 (0.06%)
CAD/EUR 0.7375 -0.0019 (-0.26%)
CAD/JPY 99.0520 +0.0633 (0.06%)
CAD/GBP 0.5222 -0.0006 (-0.11%)
CAD/HKD 6.2439 +0.0051 (0.08%)
CAD/AUD 1.0396 +0.0002 (0.02%)
Tories want to let Canadians top up CPP voluntarily
Finance Minister Joe Oliver says the government is willing to let Canadians voluntarily contribute more to CPP. Photograph by: Adrian Wyld, The Canadian Press , Ottawa Citizen.
Conservatives willing to 'consult' on voluntary CPP expansion  
Wealth managers applaud proposal for voluntary CPP contributions  
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Top stories

TORONTO May 26 Canada's main stock index dropped sharply on Tuesday as gold miners, banks and energy companies led a broad selloff that had some investors cheering a possible readjustment of valuations as U.S.
Lauren Shandley (left to right), Mike Yeung, Laurie Macpherson and Scott Nelson are shown in an undated handout photo. Yeung and Nelson have made the first Bitcoin virtual currency donation to Simon Fraser University.
(Adds comment from Zijin executive). HONG KONG/TORONTO May 27 (Reuters) - China's Zijin Mining Group , which announced two acquisitions on Tuesday for more than $700 million, believes now is the good time to buy overseas assets as the mining ...
Crescent Point Energy Corp. is buying struggling Legacy Oil + Gas Inc. for about $563-million in stock, boosting its oil output in Saskatchewan, Manitoba and North Dakota during a time when energy markets are depressed.
A new survey says about one-third of Canadians don't have the cash to maximize their tax-free savings accounts after the feds nearly doubled the amount account holders can contribute annually.

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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