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Canada manufacturing activity shrinks for second month in March 9:33am EDT

Activity in the Canadian manufacturing sector contracted for a second straight month in March, the first back-to-back deterioration in the survey's history, data showed on Wednesday.  Full Article

 
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TSX opens higher on stronger commodity prices 9:37am EDT 

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened higher on Wednesday as strength in the price of commodities such as oil and bullion helped drive gains in the energy and mining sectors.  Full Article  

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Royal Bank of Canada selling Suriname unit to Republic Bank 9:59am EDT 

TORONTO (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Canada said on Wednesday it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Suriname operations to Republic Bank Ltd, as it continues to exit some of its marginal operations in the Caribbean region.  Full Article