Oil Holds at $61 as OPEC Members Set to Meet
Europe, TSX See Increases
European stock markets reversed two days of losses with healthcare stocks leading the way. In Toronto, the TSX was boosted by a run-up in commodities. More
Australia Reinstates Short-Selling
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has announced that after an eight-month ban, short selling would once again be permitted. Short-selling was banned at the height of last fall’s banking crisis after Lehman Brothers collapsed and other financial firms came under intense pressure as speculators drove down the value of individual stocks through a wave of short-selling. More
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