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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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