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WORLD STOCK MARKETS SINK

CP | Pan Pylas, The Associated Press | Posted 04.05.2014 | Canada Business

LONDON - Financial markets steadied Tuesday after the turmoil of the previous day reverberated into the Asian session. However, lingering concerns ove...

Japan's Stock Market Plunges

CP | Pamela Sampson, The Associated Press | Posted 07.27.2013 | Canada Business

BANGKOK - Japan's stock market dived Monday after the yen reversed some of its recent fall against the U.S. dollar. Stocks elsewhere were mixed as inv...

Bad Start To Week: Oil, Asian Markets Tumble

AP | Chris Kahn, The Associated Press | Posted 12.03.2011 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Oil started the final quarter of 2011 with a whimper.The benchmark price dropped below US$78 a barrel to its lowest level in more tha...

Harper To Host Economic Leaders As Europe Debt Crisis Unfolds

CP | Steve Rennie and Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.27.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - As worries about the European debt crisis and the tepid U.S. economic recovery threaten to derail Canadian growth, the prime minister said Tu...

TSX, Loonie Plunge As Fear Grips Markets

CP | John Valorzi, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.22.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Fears that a suffocating debt crisis could choke the life out of the world's delicate economic recovery battered the world's stock markets T...

Yet Another Day Of Downward-Bound Stock Markets

CP | Colleen Barry, The Associated Press | Posted 10.19.2011 | Canada Business

MILAN - Global stocks slid again Friday as fears of a possible U.S. recession combined with ongoing worries over Europe's debt crisis, which is stokin...

TSX Nearly 400 Points Lower On Recession Fears

CP | Posted 10.18.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Toronto stock market closed nearly 400 points lower Thursday amid a global selloff sparked by weak economic reports that spooked already...

So Far, So Good: Markets Extend Gains Friday Morning

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.11.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Toronto stock market finished little changed Friday as a strong U.S. retail sales report raised hopes that a market bottom is near after...

No Respite: World Markets Tank Again Tuesday

The Globe and Mail | Posted 10.09.2011 | Canada Business

Global markets were in freefall for the 10th straight trading day Tuesday, as Asian and European commodity indices plunged on inflation and debt conce...

Asia Markets Free Fall, As US Debt Fears Rise

CP | Posted 10.08.2011 | Canada

SYDNEY - Asian equity markets were sharply down early Tuesday as investors fearing a possible global economic slowdown continued to flee stocks. Ja...

Flaherty: Market Meltdown Will Be Averted

CP | Posted 10.08.2011 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - North American markets are likely to face more selling pressure today following a downgrade in the United States' credit rating and a worseni...

Asia, Europe Markets Rattled By Economic Fears

CP | Posted 10.05.2011 | Canada

BEIJING, China - Global stock markets tumbled Friday amid fears the U.S. may be heading back into recession and Europe's debt crisis is worsening. The...

Asian Stocks Down After US Debt Ceiling Talks Collapse

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.24.2011 | Canada Business

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- BEIJING, China - World stock markets were lower Monday after U.S. political leaders failed to reach a deal to raise Washington's...