Canada's main stock index ended barely higher on Friday, as gains for banks and gold miners were offset by slips in pipeline companies and railway stocks.
On Tuesday the market will, for the first time, get to pass judgment on the recently priced initial public offering of Kinder Morgan Canada.
A $21.7-billion surge in federal program expenses was almost entirely responsible for the government's expected 2016-17 deficit, according to a preliminary analysis of Ottawa's books.
Oil prices rebounded to rise more than 1 per cent on Friday, but Brent crude ended the week nearly 3 per cent lower after an OPEC-led decision to extend production curbs did not go as far as many investors had hoped.
The Canadian dollar is trading in the middle of the weekly range against the USD. The USD/CAD had a volatile ride this week as US political turbulence and the lack of surprise in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) deal ...