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TSX At 10am -- Up 36 Points With Financials The Biggest Gainer

The TSX is up 36 points on mostly positive sectors as signs point to an easing of tension over Russia/Ukraine. Financials are the biggest gainer this morning, up 0.28%.

Info tech is the second biggest gainer, up 0.20%.

New housing prices in Canada rose 0.2% in June from May, gaining for a seventh consecutive month, Statistics Canada said Thursday. On a year-over-year basis, prices were up 1.5%.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week.

Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 21,000 to a seasonally adjusted 311,000 for the week ended Aug. 9.

Miners are down 0.14%, the biggest loser this morning.

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