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Toronto stock index up in first trading since holiday; U.S. indexes stage late rally

Toronto stock index up in first trading since holiday; U.S. indexes stage late rally

TORONTO — Markets showed continued volatility Thursday as Canada's main index swung higher following a two-day holiday while U.S. markets sank only to stage a late-day rebound after posting sharp gains a day earlier.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (14,161.81, up 381.62 points). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down a penny, or 0.15 per cent, on 11.3 million shares.
NEB says too much oil, not enough pipelines, 'primary factor' in oil price crash

NEB says too much oil, not enough pipelines, 'primary factor' in oil price crash

CALGARY — A new report from the National Energy Board says the "primary factor" in recent steep discounts on western Canadian crude is that oil production outstripped export pipeline capacity by about 365,000 barrels per day.
Gasoline prices in most of Canada set to experience 'extreme volatility'

Gasoline prices in most of Canada set to experience 'extreme volatility'

CALGARY — Plunging world oil prices have delivered a Christmas miracle of lower gasoline prices across most of Canada but a fuel price expert says motorists should fill up now because prices are expected to be volatile in 2019.
Unifor members ratify 4-year contract for 1,200 Canadian Pacific Railway employees

Unifor members ratify 4-year contract for 1,200 Canadian Pacific Railway employees

CALGARY — Unifor members at Canadian Pacific Railway have ratified a new labour agreement that will see wages rise about 11 per cent over the next four years. The contract includes 2.
Las Vegas to welcome 2019 with superstars, fireworks show

Las Vegas to welcome 2019 with superstars, fireworks show

LAS VEGAS — No other city does New Year's Eve like Las Vegas.
MLSE digital boss looks to expand fan experience in arena and around the world

MLSE digital boss looks to expand fan experience in arena and around the world

TORONTO — While the Raptors and Maple Leafs plan championship runs, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment is looking at the bigger picture. MLSE is thinking national and global. "Our largest fan base is not in (Scotiabank Arena) every night.
Toronto stock market expected to recover in 2019 from worst year in decade

Toronto stock market expected to recover in 2019 from worst year in decade

TORONTO — Canada's main stock market is expected to recover in 2019 from its worst performance in a decade that saw the exchange lose 15 per cent amid extreme volatility, plunging oil prices and geopolitical uncertainty, say markets experts.