Canadian dollar

Loonie dives below 70 cents US

Mar 18, 2020 | 8:51am

Canada’s main stock index took another hit in early trading today, while the loonie dropped below the 70 cents US mark as COVID-19 fears continued to dominate markets. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 516.86 points at 12,168.35. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 1,255.92 points at 19,981.46. The S&P 500 […]

TSX sinks 10.3 per cent to 14-month low on plunging oil prices

Mar 9, 2020 | 3:31pm

Canada’s main stock index had its worst day in more than three decades, closing down 10.3 per cent Monday as a collapse in oil prices triggered a plunge in the energy sector and the loonie. The S&P/TSX composite index lost 1,660.78 points to close at 14,514.24 in the largest single-day decrease since 1987. The TSX […]