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What does Greece mean to you?

June 30, 2015
Odette Morin

Greece forced a “bank holiday” until July 6th 2015, as the Greek government has announced a referendum on whether the austerity measures demanded by Greece’s creditors in return for continued financial aid should be accepted or not.  Along with the bank closures, daily limits on cash withdrawals have been limited to 60 euros per day,… Read More

“I Praise Loudly, I Blame Softly” -Queen Catherine II   Markets Lower as Greece Stalls Stock markets on both sides of the Atlantic turned lower Friday on renewed fears over a possible Greek debt default. In Toronto, the S&P/TSX composite index closed down 89.73 points at 14,741.15, with energy and financial issues among the leading… Read More

  “I Am Looking For An Honest Man” -Diogenes   TSX End Lower In a Broad Decline Canadian stocks fell Friday for a second day, ending at a two-month low, after gold miners slumped as the dollar surged amid better-than-forecast hiring gains in the U.S. and Canada. The Standard & Poor’s/TSX Composite Index slipped 62.23… Read More

  “We Do Not Remember Days, We Remember Moments” -Cesare Pavese   Markets Pull Back on GDP Data North American stock markets closed in the red in a decline that followed the release of disappointing economic growth figures on both sides of the border. The S&P/TSX composite index finished the last trading day of May… Read More