(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.
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.
TransLink is warning commuters who take the Expo and Millennium Line into Vancouver to find a different way to work on Friday morning.