TORONTO, May 22 (Xinhua) -- The Canadian stock market closed higher Wednesday as investors were reassured by further signs that the U.S Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States, has no plan to end its easy monetary policy in the near ...
Treasuries and bonds across Asia fell on speculation U.S. data on jobless claims and home sales will back the case for the Federal Reserve to taper debt buying.
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OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Canadian government is examining the role of the federal housing agency in providing insurance for mortgage portfolios held by banks, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said on Wednesday.
Cooler weather kept customers from buying spring merchandise at Target Corp., leading to a 29% drop in fiscal-first-quarter earnings and a lower annual-profit forecast.