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Sep 1 - Markets closed

World markets

Shanghai 3,100.30 -66.32 (-2.09%)
Nikkei 225 18,225.43 +59.74 (0.33%)
Hang Seng Index 20,948.50 -236.93 (-1.12%)
TSEC 7,988.42 -29.14 (-0.36%)
FTSE 100 6,058.54 -189.40 (-3.03%)
EURO STOXX 50 3,188.73 -80.90 (-2.47%)
CAC 40 4,541.16 -111.79 (-2.40%)
S&P/ASX 200 5,035.60 -60.80 (-1.19%)
BSE Sensex 25,696.44 -586.65 (-2.23%)
TA25 1,563.06 -15.42 (-0.98%)
SMI 8,621.27 -203.29 (-2.30%)
ATX 2,278.11 -47.00 (-2.02%)
IBOVESPA 45,477.06 -1,148.46 (-2.46%)
SET 1,362.39 0.00 (0.00%)
BIST100 73,569.66 -1,640.71 (-2.18%)
IBEX 9,992.80 -266.20 (-2.59%)
WIG 50,292.20 -988.18 (-1.93%)
TASI 7,438.43 -84.04 (-1.12%)
MERVAL 10,131.71 -175.61 (-1.70%)

Currencies

CAD/USD 0.7555 +0.0011 (0.14%)
CAD/EUR 0.6704 +0.0025 (0.37%)
CAD/JPY 90.8092 +0.4820 (0.53%)
CAD/GBP 0.4936 +0.0006 (0.13%)
CAD/HKD 5.8550 +0.0080 (0.14%)
CAD/AUD 1.0762 +0.0001 (0.01%)
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SHANGHAI, Sept 2 China's major stock indexes opened down on Wednesday, despite pledges by a number of brokerages to increase their stock invesment to support the market.
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell 2.7 percent on Tuesday, in a broad retreat led by financial and energy stocks as oil prices slumped, weak Chinese data renewed fears of slowing growth, and Canada officially slipped into recession.
Major companies in Canada's energy industry are making another round of deep staff cuts and further shrinking their spending plans as oil and gas players scramble to stay afloat as the year-long commodity rout continues.
WASHINGTON -- Airlines should clearly disclose the cost of change and cancellation fees, as well as the size of the plane's seats, before a passenger buys a ticket, a federal panel said Tuesday.
Housing in Hamilton is becoming less affordable for potential owners of bungalows and two-storey houses, but condo affordability remains relatively stable, according to new numbers released Monday in a quarterly report from RBC.

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Bank of Canada daily digest

Money markets Change
Overnight rate 0.529% +0.0102
Corporate paper, 1 month 0.610% 0.00
Treasury bill, 1 month 0.360% 0.00
Inflation
Total consumer price index 1.30% +0.300
Interest rates
10 year bond 2.11% +0.0400
Prime business rate 2.70% 0.00
Conventional mortgage, 5 yrs 4.64% 0.00