Rajeshni Naidu-Ghelani

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Rajeshni Naidu-Ghelani is a Toronto based business journalist whose work has appeared on news websites such as CNBC, MSNBC, BBC, Business Insider and Yahoo Finance. She has international business news experience covering regions from North America to the Asia-Pacific.

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Trade war darkens economic forecasts for Canada

Two big banks cut Canada's growth forecasts on rising trade tensions this week, and others could follow suit if the new U.S. tariffs against Mexico are implemented next week.

Canada Goose shares plunge 30% after sales outlook rattles investors

Shares of Canada Goose tumbled more than 30 per cent on Wednesday after the luxury retailer's fiscal fourth quarter earnings, and sales outlook sparked concerns over whether its explosive growth could be winding down.

Canada's energy sector swings to profit in Q1 on higher oil prices

Canada's energy sector saw a big bump in profit in the first quarter this year as rising oil prices helped businesses swing from a loss in the previous quarter, according to the latest federal government data.

New mortgage loans slowed in Canada but overall value is still rising, says CMHC

The number of mortgage loans in Canada grew at a slower pace in the fourth quarter as housing activity cooled, according to a new report from the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation, but the value of all mortgages is still rising.

Canada a leader among G20 for plan to phase out coal, says report

Canada is among the leaders in the world when it comes to phasing out the use of coal for power generation, according to a recent report that shows the country drastically reduced coal supply over a five-year period.

Number of temp workers jumped by 50% in last 20 years, StatsCan says

The number of temporary workers in Canada increased by 50 per cent in the last 20 years — rising faster than the number of permanent jobs — according to the latest data from Statistics Canada.

Gas prices could jump another 15 cents by summer — and it's not because of the carbon tax

Drivers hit by a jump in gas prices at the pumps this week after the introduction of the carbon tax should brace themselves for even higher prices in the coming months, with some analysts predicting gasoline prices will rise another 10 to 15 cents a litre by this summer.

The cost of having children — women lose earnings for 5 years after birth: RBC

Having children comes at a "significant" cost for a woman's career, according to a recent report from the Royal Bank of Canada, which says women lose earnings for up to five years after giving birth.

New home construction to decline for next two years, says report

The construction of new homes in Canada will continue to decline for the next two years as the economy slows and higher interest rates weigh on consumers, according to a new report from Altus Group.

TD bank predicts loonie may fall to 71 cents US as Canadian dollar's outlook shifts 'considerably'

A combination of a deeper than anticipated slowdown in the economy, the likelihood of Bank of Canada ending its hiking cycle, and oil's divergence from the loonie, will lead the Canadian dollar to weaken further this year, according to analysts.

Airline shares zigzag after Canada, U.S. ground Boeing 737 Max aircraft

Shares of most North American airlines fell after the U.S. and Canada announced they were grounding all Boeing 737 Max 8 planes, and banning the aircraft from its airspace on Wednesday.

Virgin Atlantic drops mandatory makeup for female flight attendants

British airline Virgin Atlantic says it's no longer mandatory for its female cabin crew to wear makeup on flights if they choose not to.

Canadian stocks stage 'surprise' comeback, jumping 12% this year

The last time the S&P/TSX composite index rose more than 12 per cent in first two months of the year was more than three decades ago in 1987, when it rose 14 per cent in January and February.

Mortgages from big banks consistently cost Canadians more, says rate comparison site

Mortgage rates from Canada's big banks were consistently more expensive than those offered by smaller lenders last year, according to the latest findings from LowestRates.ca.

Consumer spending on track for worst year in decade, says National Bank

A combination of a softening housing market resulting in Canadians feeling less wealthy, pressure from higher interest rates and a low household savings rate will lead consumers to spend less, according to National Bank.