Banks in focus
Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for
The S&P/TSX composite index was up 63.19 points to close Monday at 15,598.74. September futures were down 0.07%.
The Canadian dollar picked up
Bank of Nova Scotia reported a higher quarterly profit as strength at its wealth management and insurance businesses boosted its bottom line and allowed
Bank of Montreal reported a stronger third-quarter profit, helped by gains at its Canadian and U.S. personal and commercial banking units and higher revenue at its capital markets arm.
Barclays raised price target on Whitecap Resources to
U.S. stock futures were up Tuesday and European markets were mostly in negative territory.
Ahead of the opening bell, futures for the Dow Jones Industrials took on 27 points, or 0.2%, to 17,083. Futures for the S&P 500 gained 2.75 points, or 0.1%, to 1,997.75, and futures for the NASDAQ gained 7.5 points, or 0.2%, to 4,071.
The S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index comes out at
Shares in advertising giant WPP were higher by roughly 2% in
European markets were mostly lower in early trading Tuesday after rallying in the previous session. The London FTSE 100, which was closed for a holiday Monday, was higher as it played catch-up with the rest of the continent.
Most Asian markets ended with losses Tuesday.
Oil prices gained
Gold prices hiked
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