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at 09:37 on August 22, 2014, EDT.

TSX up amid RBC earns, geopolitical concerns; traders look to Fed's Yellen

TORONTO - The Toronto stock market was higher amid a deterioration in the Russian/Ukraine crisis while traders looked to a key speech from Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen later in the morning.


at 09:02 on August 22, 2014, EDT.

World's central bankers pursue sometimes conflicting policies as economic prospects diverge

WASHINGTON - The central bankers meeting this week at their annual conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, aren't exactly in sync. Many are taking steps that clash with the policies of others.


at 08:52 on August 22, 2014, EDT.

Canadian dollar flat amid tame inflation data, strong retail figures

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar was little changed Friday amid a stronger than expected showing on retail sales and tame inflation data.


at 08:46 on August 22, 2014, EDT.

Canada's inflation rate lower in July at 2.1 per cent, down from June

OTTAWA - The rise of Canada's cost of living index was tempered in July, with the annual inflation rate coming in at 2.1 per cent.


at 08:46 on August 22, 2014, EDT.

Royal Bank Q3 profit rises to $2.38 billion, most units post record results

TORONTO - Canada's largest bank is hiking its dividend for common shares by six per cent after reporting a record third-quarter profit that beat analyst estimates.


at 08:44 on August 22, 2014, EDT.

Taxes no longer a pain in the app for small, medium-sized businesses: CRA

VANCOUVER - Taxes may foster fear and panic among many small and medium-sized businesses owners in Canada, but a new government initiative aims to make them less of a pain in the app.


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