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  • TORONTO, May 4- Canada's main stock index fell almost 1 percent on Thursday, weighed down by heavy losses among energy and mining stocks as oil prices plunged and gold and copper prices also fell. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed down 146.44 points, or 0.94 percent, at 15,396.70. The energy group lost 3 percent.

  • TORONTO, May 4- Canada's main stock index slipped in early trade on Thursday, as energy and mining stocks fell sharply with lower prices for oil, gold and industrial metals.

  • Central bank gold demand contracted to lows not seen in more than half a decade in the first quarter, the World Gold Council said Thursday.

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • TORONTO, May 1- Canada's main stock index dipped marginally on Monday, pulled lower in part by acquisition news from Pembina Pipeline Corp and broad declines among mining companies. News of Pembina's C $9.7 billion stock-and-cash deal for Veresen Inc sent shares down 3.3 percent to C $42.05, while smaller rival, Veresen rose 19.0 percent to C $18.13.

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • TORONTO, April 28- Canada's main stock index rose on Friday as banks and mining companies, heavyweights on the index, rebounded from the previous day's slump. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index rose 79.66 points, or 0.51 percent, to 15,586.13. Principally, they're a little bit better when the GDP came out in the United States, "said John Ing,...

  • TORONTO, April 28- Canada's main stock index rose on Friday as natural resource stocks led a broad rally on a mix of higher commodity prices and positive corporate earnings. Gold miner Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd surged 9.3 percent to C $64.54 after beating profit and revenue estimates and upping its production forecast after the bell on Thursday.

  • *Palladium rallies to two-year high at $824.50/ oz. LONDON, April 28- Gold firmed on Friday as forecast-beating euro zone inflation boosted the euro against the dollar, while global stock markets retreated from Wednesday's record highs as concerns about global trade subdued appetite for cyclical assets. Spot gold was up 0.2 percent at $1,266.11 an ounce at 0945...

  • *Palladium hits highest since March 2015. Spot gold was up 0.1 percent at $1,264.81 per ounce, as of 0312 GMT, while U.S. gold futures were steady at. "Technically gold has not had a great week... there seems to be some pressure as the risk-on sentiment is still on despite Trump's tax plans disappointing and especially situation in North Korea does not seem to be inflamed,"...

  • BOGOTA, April 27- South Africa's AngloGold Ashanti has halted all exploration work at its La Colosa project in central Tolima, Colombia, after voters backed a proposal to ban mining in the municipality, the company said on Thursday. AngloGold has invested some $900 million in Colombia since 2006 and La Colosa was the largest of its three projects in the country.

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • *Technical support at $1,225- $1,257 an ounce. NEW YORK/ LONDON, April 27- Gold resumed its downward slide from a five-month high in mid-April, giving up gains that came after U.S. President Donald Trump announced unfunded tax cuts, while comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi weakened the euro.

  • *Technical support at $1,225- $1,257 an ounce. Spot gold was down 0.4 percent at $1,263.57 an ounce at 1445 GMT on Thursday, with U.S. gold futures up 0.1. "It's going through a phase of correction," said Ole Hansen, head of commodities strategy at Saxo Bank.

  • *Technical support at $1,225- $1,257 an ounce. Spot gold was down 0.4 percent at $1,263.26 an ounce at 1223 GMT on Thursday, with U.S. gold futures flat at. "It's going through a phase of correction," said Ole Hansen, head of commodities strategy at Saxo Bank.

  • MOSCOW, April 27- Russia's Norilsk Nickel could miss its 2017 production forecast for nickel and platinum group metals by up to 3 percent after first-quarter output fell, it said on Thursday. This year Nornickel, part-owned by Russian tycoon Vladimir Potanin and aluminium giant Rusal, plans to produce from Russian feedstock 206,000-211,000 tonnes of nickel,...

  • April 27- Gold on Thursday edged away from two-week lows hit in the previous session on scepticism over President Trump's proposed U.S. tax reform, with markets awaiting central bank meetings in Europe and Japan. *Spot gold was down 0.1 percent at $1,266.80 per ounce, as of 0115 GMT. *Asian shares ticked down from a near two-year high on Thursday after a long-awaited...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.