Canada’s TSX Posts Biggest Weekly Loss Since June, C$ Rises After Jobs Gain | Investing News

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TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock market index fell on Friday, taking its weekly loss to nearly 3{5667a53774e7bc9e4190cccc01624aae270829869c681dac1da167613dca7d05}, as a selloff in high-flying technology shares continued, while the Canadian dollar rallied as domestic jobs data added to evidence of economic recovery. The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index <.GSPTSE> closed […]

Analysis: More People Got Back to Work in August, but Outlook Dims for Those Still Looking for Jobs

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September 1, 2020 at 5:00 am ET Americans continued to gradually return to work in August, with 8.6{5667a53774e7bc9e4190cccc01624aae270829869c681dac1da167613dca7d05} of workers who were employed in January reporting they were out of work in August, down from 11{5667a53774e7bc9e4190cccc01624aae270829869c681dac1da167613dca7d05} in the first half of July. Recent improvements in the demand for labor are […]

India Plans Extending World’s Biggest Jobs Program to Cities

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(Bloomberg) — India is considering extending its flagship jobs program in villages to workers in cities left unemployed by the pandemic-induced lockdowns, a government official said. Load Error The program, when approved, may be rolled out in smaller cities and initially cost about 350 billion rupees ($4.8 billion), said Sanjay […]