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TSX rises as ECB plans to start printing money next week to boost eurozone economy

Canadian shares advanced, ending a two-day slump, helped by the European Central Bank's latest effort to boost the struggling eurozone economy. The benchmark Standard & Poor’s/TSX Composite Index (TSE:OSPTX) rose 0.4 percent to 15,138.76 at 12:17 p.m. in Toronto. Five shares advanced for every four stocks that declined as nine out of ten share groups rose. The 250-company benchmark has gained 3.5 percent so far this year, compared with a 1.9 percent gain for the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX).

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Thursday’s most followed in U.S. including AbbVie, Pharmacyclics, Mallinckrodt, Costco, McDonald’s, L Brands, Dunkin' Brands, Semtech, Apple, Joy Global

U.S. shares wavered amid corporate deals and further details of the European Central Bank’s bond-buying program. The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) rose 0.2 percent to 2,101.66 at 11:45 a.m. in N...


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UPDATE - Summit NASDAQ listing begins as unveils US$34.2mln fundraise

Drug development firm Summit reached another milestone on Thursday as it announced its NASDAQ listing in the US will begin today and unveiled a US$34.2mln fundraising alongside the IPO.


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    Endeavour Silver (NYSE:EXK) (TSE:EDR), like all miners in the industry, suffered through substantial metal price declines in 2014, but the precious metals producer managed to reduce all-in costs and trim net losses, with plans to cut costs further and improve operations in 2015.

  • Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas thrives offshore Africa; cashed up and fully carried

    Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas (CVE:EOG) is in an enviable position compared to the likes of other junior oil explorers. After a series of transactions designed to bolster its balance sheet, the Africa-focused company has more than $10 million of cash in its till, most of which is not required to be put to work anytime soon. 

  • Great Panther posts strong operating results despite rough metal price declines

    Despite a difficult start to the year, Great Panther Silver (TSE:GPR) (NYSE MKT:GPL) reported a strong finish in 2014, reflecting the start of production at the company's San Ignacio satellite mine in Mexico as well as new high grade discoveries.

  • Wall Street edges up as Draghi speaks; jobless claims jump

    U.S. stock futures edged higher on Thursday morning as investors awaited more details on the European Central Bank's bond-buying program when ECB President Mario Draghi speaks this morning, after the bank decided to hold interest rates steady at a meeting in Cyprus. 

  • Zenyatta gains on $500,000 grant from Northern Ontario govt agency

    Zenyatta Ventures (CVE:ZEN) (OTCQX:ZENYF) shares were rising Wednesday after signing an agreement with the provincial government of Ontario that will financially support the development of its Albany graphite deposit.

  • Bedrocan Cannabis delivers on commitment to patient care

    Bedrocan Cannabis (CVE:BED), which recently received a marijuana producer's license for its 52,000 square foot facility in the GTA, has established a patient advisory board and appointed one of the founders of Canada's first ever compassion club as director of patient and community services.

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