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Monday June 05, 2023

Japan's yen is weakening again, prompting talk of another intervention worth billions of dollars

The Bank of Japan's next monetary policy meeting is scheduled to be held on June 15 and 16.

Thursday June 01, 2023

Gold prices could still test all-time highs in coming weeks, says Standard Chartered

Suki Cooper of the bank says, however, that "thereafter we think prices are more likely to trend lower."

Tuesday May 16, 2023

Deutsche Bank: market dynamics become complicated, but US dollar could soften

Sameer Goel, head of EM and APAC research at Deutsche Bank shares his views on the Japanese Yen and U.S. dollar.

Tuesday May 02, 2023

Idea that China will replace U.S. dollar 'is not a story for today', says Niall Ferguson

Niall Ferguson, Stanford University Hoover Institute Senior Fellow, joins 'Last Call to discuss the state of the U.S. dollar as call for 'de-dollarization" pick up steam.

Markets & Economics

Tuesday June 06, 2023

World Bank sees major economies growing at much slower pace thanks to higher rates and banking stress

Growth forecasts for advanced economies project just 0.7% increase this year, do...

Friday June 02, 2023

Unemployment dropped among Hispanic men and women in May but rose for Black workers

The U.S. unemployment rate rose overall in May, but declined for Latino workers,...

Friday June 02, 2023

Here’s where the jobs are for May 2023 — in one chart

Professional and business services led job creation for the month with 64,000 ne...

Friday June 02, 2023

Payrolls rose 339,000 in May, much better than expected in resilient labor market

Nonfarm payrolls were expected to increase by 190,000 in May, according to Dow J...

Canadian Business

Wednesday - Jun 07, 2023

Bank of Canada hikes interest rate again — and t...

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The Bank of Canada decided to raise its benchmark interest rate to 4.75 per cent on Wednesday.

Wednesday - Jun 07, 2023

Shakeup at Indigo as almost half of company's boar...

Indigo Ransomware

Four members of Indigo's board of directors have abruptly resigned, and the company has announced that chair Heather Reisman will retire this summer.

Wednesday - Jun 07, 2023

Irving Oil considers sale of company as part of st...

Irving refinery

Irving Oil, one of the largest and most powerful companies in New Brunswick, has launched a strategic review that will consider, among other things, "a full or partial sale" of the company, according to a statement issued Wednesday. 

Wednesday - Jun 07, 2023

Tim Hortons credit card to launch in mobile reward...

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Tim Hortons is launching a credit card that can be used through its mobile app, the latest move into an increasingly competitive rewards space. Customers will be able to earn Tims Rewards Points on most purchases, including on many gas, grocery and transit purchases, and extra points at Tim Hortons restaurants.

Wednesday - Jun 07, 2023

Ex-TikTok executive says Chinese government used a...


A former executive at ByteDance, the Chinese company that owns the popular short-video app TikTok, says in a legal filing that some members of the ruling Communist Party used data held by the company to identify and locate protesters in Hong Kong.

Wednesday - Jun 07, 2023

Dollarama profit jumps to $180M as same store sale...

Dollarama at Yonge and Wellesley in Toronto.

Dollarama Inc. says it earned $179.9 million in its latest quarter, up from $145 .5 million in the same quarter a year earlier, as its sales gained 20.7 per cent.