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Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,477.26, up 138.24 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up 71 cents, or 3.16 per cent, to $23.16 on 9.9 million shares.
Canadians with lowest credit scores led wave of pandemic credit card debt repayment

Canadians with lowest credit scores led wave of pandemic credit card debt repayment

TORONTO — Canadians with the lowest credit ratings repaid the most credit card debt in the first year of the pandemic as part of a wave of non-mortgage debt repayments, Statistics Canada said Monday. Overall non-mortgage debt fell by a record $20.
Energy helps lift S&P/TSX composite higher as oil climbs, loonie up

Energy helps lift S&P/TSX composite higher as oil climbs, loonie up

TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index rebounded Monday as investors continued to watch for hints from the U.S. Federal Reserve on whether it will make a formal decision this week about a possible scaling back of its bond buying program.
US regulators give full approval to Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

US regulators give full approval to Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S.
National Bank's direct brokerage division launches no commission trading

National Bank's direct brokerage division launches no commission trading

MONTREAL — National Bank says its direct brokerage division will no longer charge commissions for online trades as the competition for retail traders intensifies.

Pentagon to mandate COVID-19 vaccine, as Pfizer is approved

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will require service members to receive the COVID-19 vaccine now that the Pfizer vaccine has received full approval.
Existing home sales rose in July, inventory ticked higher

Existing home sales rose in July, inventory ticked higher

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes rose for the second consecutive month in July, though only modestly from a year ago, suggesting the red-hot housing market may be cooling a little.
Pfizer signs deal to buy Trillium Therapeutics for US$2.26 billion

Pfizer signs deal to buy Trillium Therapeutics for US$2.26 billion

TORONTO — Trillium Therapeutics Inc. has signed a deal to be bought by Pfizer Inc. in an agreement valued at US$2.26 billion. Under the plan, Pfizer will pay US$18.50 per share in cash for the Mississauga, Ont.--based biotechnology company..
Ontario Teachers' pension fund posts 3.8% return for first half of 2021

Ontario Teachers' pension fund posts 3.8% return for first half of 2021

TORONTO — The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board says the fund earned a total net return of 3.8 per cent in the first half of this year. The board says the return came as its assets grew to $227.

China's Weibo shuts accounts defending Kris Wu allegations

BEIJING (AP) — China’s microblogging platform Sina Weibo on Monday closed 145 accounts, some of which had defended pop star Kris Wu over his rape allegations, for publishing what it called “information harmful for maintaining social order.
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