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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 (15,981.77, down 217.20 points.) Canadian Natural Resources (TSX:CNQ). Down $1.07, or 4.62 per cent, to $22.09 on 20.2 million shares.
North American stock markets partially recover after plunging on fears of lockdowns

North American stock markets partially recover after plunging on fears of lockdowns

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index appeared headed to its worst day in more than three months on Monday until it experienced a late partial recovery from fears of another COVID-19 economic shutdown.
New home prices had biggest monthly jump since 2017 in August, Statistics Canada says

New home prices had biggest monthly jump since 2017 in August, Statistics Canada says

OTTAWA — Prices of new homes jumped half a per cent in August, the biggest one-month increase since May 2017, Statistics Canada said on Monday.
Housing market 'moderately' vulnerable amid potential overvaluation of homes: CMHC

Housing market 'moderately' vulnerable amid potential overvaluation of homes: CMHC

Canada's housing market experienced overvaluation in some pockets of the country in the spring amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. said in a new report released on Monday.
Soaring wealth during pandemic highlights rising inequality

Soaring wealth during pandemic highlights rising inequality

WASHINGTON — Americans' household wealth rebounded last quarter to a record high as the stock market quickly recovered from a pandemic-induced plunge in March.
Paper towel in short supply as people stay home, clean more, industry leader says

Paper towel in short supply as people stay home, clean more, industry leader says

The head of Canada’s largest manufacturer of tissue products says he’s concerned about the industry’s supply of paper towel ahead of a potential second wave of COVID-19.
Founder of GM electric truck partner quits amid allegations

Founder of GM electric truck partner quits amid allegations

FRANKFURT — Shares in electric and hydrogen-powered truck startup Nikola plunged on Monday after the company's founder resigned amid allegations of fraud - just two weeks after signing a $2 billion partnership with General Motors.
Obsidian Energy formalizes share swap bid for Calgary rival Bonterra Energy

Obsidian Energy formalizes share swap bid for Calgary rival Bonterra Energy

CALGARY — Obsidian Energy Ltd. is formalizing its hostile takeover bid for rival Bonterra Energy Corp. It says it will offer two Obsidian shares for each Bonterra share until Jan. 4.
Central bank head: Europe's recovery uncertain, incomplete

Central bank head: Europe's recovery uncertain, incomplete

FRANKFURT — The head of the European Central Bank says that the economy is rebounding but that the recovery remains uncertain, incomplete and dependent on containing the virus outbreak.
Online shopping, ‘lifestyle changes’ spur retail revolution, supply chain bottlenecks

Online shopping, ‘lifestyle changes’ spur retail revolution, supply chain bottlenecks

As the pandemic continues to radically alter how Canadians spend their money, experts say a second wave of COVID-19 will likely see consumers plagued by shortages – but this time stemming from “lifestyle changes” rather than panic buying.