Athabasca Oil sees price upgrade
The S&P/TSX composite index sank 33.77 points to begin a short week at 15,591.96.
The Canadian dollar faded
Markets on both sides of the border were shuttered for Labour Day.
Cameco Corp suspended production at the world's largest uranium mine after the union representing more than 500 workers refused to take the company's offer to workers for a vote. Cameco shares gave back a penny to
Bombardier Inc's troubled aerospace business faces more upheaval as a Swedish carrier backed out as the first customer to start commercial flights with its new CSeries jet and the Canadian firm said more senior aerospace executives would be laid off. Bombardier shares lost a nickel to
Eight of the 14 Toronto subgroups were higher at the outset, as health-care issues were 0.9% haler, information technology clicked 0.8% higher, and industrials gained 0.7%.
The five laggards were weighed by gold, down 1.9%, while energy and materials stocks slid 1.2% each.
U.S. stocks were mixed early Tuesday, aiming to maintain their momentum after the S&P 500 closed at a record on Friday.
The Dow Jones Industrials shed 16.86 points to 17,081.59.
The S&P 500 nicked higher by 0.72 points to 2,004.09. The NASDAQ gained 14.13 points to 4,594.40.
Apple Inc. gained 0.4%, as buzz builds ahead of a
Dollar General Corp. added 1.1% after the discount retailer lifted its offer for rival Family Dollar Stores Inc. to
Tesla Motors Inc. climbed 2.5%, set to add to gains from last week. On Friday, the electric-car manufacturer achieved an all-time closing high after reaching an agreement for charging stations in
Prices for 10-year U.S. Treasuries dropped off sharply, raising yields 2.41% from Friday's 2.34%. Treasury prices and yields move in opposite directions.
Oil prices dipped
Gold prices fell
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