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S&P/TSX composite ekes out slight rise, 'appetite for risk' lifts Nasdaq, S&P 500

S&P/TSX composite ekes out slight rise, 'appetite for risk' lifts Nasdaq, S&P 500

TORONTO — An "unrelenting appetite for risk" by investors offset higher-than-expected U.S. inflation data and news of a major setback for a maker of COVID-19 vaccines, as some U.S. markets outperformed Canada's main stock index.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,203.70, up 2.42 points.) Toronto-Dominion Bank. (TSX:TD). Financials. Down 48 cents, or 0.57 per cent, to $83.12 on 16.
Canada capitalizes on England mistakes to win women's soccer friendly 2-0

Canada capitalizes on England mistakes to win women's soccer friendly 2-0

STOKE-ON-TRENT, United Kingdom — Evelyne Viens and Nichelle Prince capitalized on defensive miscues and Canada blunted the England attack the rest of the way for a 2-0 win in a women's soccer friendly Tuesday.
New Mexico governor signs bill to legalize recreational pot

New Mexico governor signs bill to legalize recreational pot

SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation Monday legalizing recreational marijuana use within months and kicking off sales next year, making it the seventh state since November to put an end to pot prohibition.

Ex-L.A. sheriff's deputy gets prison for pot warehouse theft

LOS ANGELES — A former Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy who staged a $2 million robbery of a marijuana warehouse was sentenced Monday to seven years in federal prison.
Marijuana growing equipment may have caused LA explosion

Marijuana growing equipment may have caused LA explosion

LOS ANGELES — Equipment from a marijuana grow in a Los Angeles home's garage may have caused an explosion that shattered the structures, trapping one man in the debris and sending another to the hospital with critical burn injuries, authorities said
S&P/TSX composite falls as base metals and health-care drop, offset by financials

S&P/TSX composite falls as base metals and health-care drop, offset by financials

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed lower as weakness in base metals and cannabis companies offset gains in the financials and consumer discretionary sectors on Monday. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 26.75 points at 19,201.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,201.28, down 26.75 points.) Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSX:TD). Financials. Up 72 cents, or 0.87 per cent, to $83.60 on 13.
Cannabis company Aphria reports Q3 loss, says COVID-19 lockdowns have caused pressure

Cannabis company Aphria reports Q3 loss, says COVID-19 lockdowns have caused pressure

Lockdowns enacted by Canadian provinces to quell the spread of COVID-19 hampered Aphria Inc.'s third quarter. The Leamington, Ont.
Egypt prosecutors find gross negligence behind train crash

Egypt prosecutors find gross negligence behind train crash

CAIRO — Egyptian prosecutors said Sunday they found that gross negligence by railway employees was behind a deadly train crash that caused public outcry across the country. Drugs were allegedly also involved.