TSX Gains on Day, Week

Stocks in Canada’s largest market picked themselves up by their own bootstraps and moved into positive country to end the week, largely on the strength of gold and utility concerns.

The TSX gathered 41.57 points to end Friday at 19,501.49. On the week, the index took on 113 points, or 0.6%.

The Canadian dollar eased back 0.09 cents to 72.80 cents U.S.

Among utilities, Algonquin Power and Utilities jumped 35 cents, or 3.3%, to $10.98, while Fortis surged $1.60, or 2.9%, to $56.12.

Gold had a solid finish, with OceanaGold shining 13 cents brighter, or 4.1%, to $3.27, while NovaGold picked up 20 cents, or 2.5%, to $2.50.

Staples were also respectable, as Jamieson Wellness added 47 cents, or 1.5%, to $31.80, while Primo Water prospered 29 cents, or 1.5%, to $19.88.

Energy weighed things down, however, with Suncor faltering 69 cents, or 1.7%, to $39.84, while Crescent Point Energy … Read more

National SME winners revealed at Business Champion Awards 2023 finale

A glittering night of celebration for the UK’s 140 finalists of the Business Champion Awards.

Over 300 guests filled the East Wintergardens in London’s Canary Wharf and were hosted again by the nation’s favourite broadcaster, Huw Edward’s, the evening’s guests were treated to a night of champagne, music, laughter and thought provoking speeches.

Jamie Waller accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of His Majesty King Charles III and The Prince’s Trust. He spoke, saying that if the King himself had been present he would wish to recognise the hard work his dedicated team have done in helping his vision come to life, maintaining it to the point where, today, over one million young people have received support and much needed belief.

The audience then listened in awe to the three guests that Jamies invited on stage with him, all of whom had been believed in and helped by The … Read more

First Quarter Ends with Canadian Payroll Numbers



Featured Earnings

BioNTech SE (NASDAQ: BNTX) (Q4) Reported EPS of $8.68, compared to $13.93 in the prior-year quarter

H World Group Limited (NASDAQ: HTHT) (Q4) Reported EPS for gain of 28 cents, compared to a loss of 23 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE: CCL) (Q1) Reported EPS for loss of 62, compared to loss of $1.65 in the prior-year quarter.


Featured Earnings

Anaergia Inc. (T.ANRG) (Q4) Reported EPS for loss of 12 cents, compared to loss of one cent in the prior-year quarter.

Canacol Energy Ltd. (T.CNE) (Q4) Reported EPS for gain of 35 cents, compared to loss of 30 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Copper Mountain Mining Corporation (T.CMMC) (Q4) Reported EPS for loss of 0.1 cents, compared to loss of 11 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Enthusiast Gaming Holdings Inc. (T.EGLX) (Q4) Reported EPS for loss of five cents, compared … Read more