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BSS NEWS BITES ALERTS ISSUED FOR CANADIAN MARKET ON FRIDAY 19 JANUARY 2018

NEWS BITES - NORTH AMERICA

Total Canadian Market down 56.59 points or -5.03% to 1,067.81

BSS News Bites issued 178 Alerts on notable trading amongst the 2,505 Stocks traded on the Total Canadian Market today, of which 75 (42%) were Bearish.

Of all the Alerts, the following were the most prominent in today's trading:

HEAVYWEIGHT MARKET LEADERS

+ Royal Bank of Canada, Canada's largest bank by market capitalisation, has increased 0.8% to trade at CAD107.72 vs. the S&P/TSX 60 Index which strengthened 3.5 points (or 0.4%) to 969.6. Representing a weighting of about 9.1% of the index, the stock accounted for 19.1% of today's gain. Trading volume was 1.2 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the S&P/TSX 60 Index which rose 3.5 points (or 0.4%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.4%.

+ Toronto-Dominion Bank (The) (TSX:TD) has increased 0.5% to trade at CAD74.16 vs. the S&P/TSX 60 Index which strengthened 3.0 points (or 0.3%) to 969.1. Representing a weighting of about 7.9% of the index, the stock accounted for 13.9% of today's gain. Trading volume was 1.3 times average so far today.

SECTOR BULLS

+ Katanga Mining, Canada's 12th largest metals & mining company by market capitalisation, has jumped 8.1% to trade at CAD2.28 vs. the Metals & mining sector which strengthened 81.9 points (or 8.9%) to 997.8. Representing a weighting of about 1.5% of the sector, the stock accounted for 1.4% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 90% of the market in the past month. Trading volume was 68% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the S&P/TSX 60 Index which rose 3.5 points (or 0.4%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 7.7%.

+ Aurora Cannabis, Canada's largest health care providers company by market capitalisation, has lifted 3.9% to trade at CAD13.48 vs. the Health care providers sector which strengthened 188.9 points (or 2.5%) to 7,731.3. Representing a weighting of about 62.9% of the sector, the stock accounted for 98.9% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 97% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 7.5 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the S&P/TSX 60 Index which rose 3.5 points (or 0.4%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 3.6%.

+ Celestica, Canada's largest computer hardware company by market capitalisation, has increased 2.0% to trade at CAD14.33 vs. the Computer hardware sector which strengthened 7.8 points (or 0.6%) to 1,232.0. Representing a weighting of about 55.6% of the sector, the stock accounted for the gain. Trading volume was 1.7 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the S&P/TSX 60 Index which rose 3.5 points (or 0.4%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 1.6%.

SECTOR BEARS

+ Enbridge, Canada's largest oil & gas - midstream company by market capitalisation, has decreased 0.3% to trade at CAD49.25 vs. the Oil & gas - midstream sector which weakened 0.8 points (or 0.04%) to 1,965.1. Representing a weighting of about 40.4% of the sector, the stock accounted for the loss. Trading volume was 89% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the S&P/TSX 60 Index which rose 3.5 points (or 0.4%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.6%.

+ Innergex Renewable Energy, Canada's 6th largest utilities - independent power producers company by market capitalisation, has decreased 1.3% to trade at CAD14.01 vs. the Utilities - independent power producers sector which weakened 0.1 points (or 0.01%) to 1,431.0. Representing a weighting of about 6.2% of the sector, the stock accounted for the loss. Trading volume was 1.3 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the S&P/TSX 60 Index which rose 3.5 points (or 0.4%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -1.7%.

+ Sprott, Canada's 11th largest asset management company by market capitalisation, has decreased 1.7% to trade at CAD2.89 vs. the Asset management sector which weakened 11.3 points (or 1.1%) to 1,062.8. Representing a weighting of about 1.3% of the sector, the stock accounted for 2.1% of today's loss. Trading volume was 2.8 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the S&P/TSX 60 Index which rose 3.5 points (or 0.4%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -2.1%.

BSS News Bites alerted Unusual Rises in 6 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Turquoise Hill Resources lifted 2.7% on firm volume 19 January 2018 12:14 EST in the morning, closing 1.21% higher at CAD4.1916.0c [3.97%]CAD4.92
Kinder Morgan Canada Limited restricted voting shares climbed 5.9% on strong volume 19 January 2018 12:14 EST in the morning, closing 1.02% higher at CAD17.91CAD1.17 [6.99%]-
Eagle Energy jumped 8.3% on high volume 19 January 2018 12:14 EST in the morning, closing unchanged at 39.0c3.0c [8.33%]77.49c
Katanga Mining jumped 8.1% on robust volume 19 January 2018 12:14 EST in the morning, closing unchanged at CAD2.2817.0c [8.06%]CAD2.83
TriMetals Mining soared 10.3% 19 January 2018 12:14 EST in the morning, closing -3.13% lower at 15.50c1.0c [6.9%]29.0c

BSS News Bites alerted Unusual Falls in 5 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Crescita Therapeutics tumbled 9.1% 19 January 2018 14:43 EST in the afternoon, closing unchanged at 70.0c-7.0 [-9.09%]50.0c
TriMetals Mining plummeted 11.4% 19 January 2018 12:14 EST in the morning, closing unchanged at 19.50c-2.50 [-11.36%]15.0c
Cenovus Energy dropped 2.5% on robust volume 19 January 2018 12:14 EST in the morning, closing recovered at CAD12.79-25.0 [-1.92%]CAD8.81
Shore Gold sank 5.6% 19 January 2018 12:14 EST in the morning, closing recovered at 18.0c-15.0c
Redhawk Resources tumbled 9.1% 19 January 2018 12:14 EST in the morning, closing recovered at 3.0c0.25 [9.09%]2.0c

BSS News Bites alerted 52-week Highs in 18 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Bank of Montreal hits 52-week high fifth time in one month 19 January 2018 12:14 EST this morning, decreasing slightly to close at CAD104.44CAD104.4472.0c [0.69%]CAD104.91
The Stars Group hits 52-week high third time in one month 19 January 2018 12:14 EST this morning, sinking sharply to close at CAD31.53CAD31.53CAD1.17 [3.85%]CAD31.73
New Flyer Industries hits 52-week high second time in one month 19 January 2018 12:14 EST this morning, sinking sharply to close at CAD57.75CAD57.7550.0c [0.87%]CAD58.28
Boralex hits 52-week high fifth time in one month 19 January 2018 12:14 EST this morning, decreasing slightly to close at CAD24.78CAD24.783.0c [0.12%]CAD24.86
Summit Industrial Income hits 52-week high fourth time in one month 19 January 2018 12:14 EST this morning, closing markedly lower at CAD8.10CAD8.108.0c [1%]CAD8.11

BSS News Bites alerted 52-week Lows in 9 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Brookfield Property Partners hits 52-week low fourth time in one month 19 January 2018 12:14 EST this morning, closing higher at CAD26.26CAD26.26-12.0 [-0.45%]CAD30.69
Tourmaline Oil hits 52-week low third time in one month 19 January 2018 12:14 EST this morning, closing higher at CAD20.62CAD20.6216.0c [0.78%]CAD32.06
ARC Resources hits 52-week low second time in one month 19 January 2018 12:14 EST this morning, closing higher at CAD13.30CAD13.303.0c [0.23%]CAD21.09
Peyto Exploration & Development hits 52-week low seventh time in one month 19 January 2018 12:14 EST this morning, closing higher at CAD12.25CAD12.2522.0c [1.83%]CAD28.73
Advantage Oil & Gas hits 52-week low seventh time in one month 19 January 2018 12:14 EST this morning, closing higher at CAD4.36CAD4.365.0c [1.16%]CAD9.29

BSS News Bites alerted Consecutive Rises in 16 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Niko Resources up 108.3% in 2 days 19 January 2018 12:14 EST, it closed at 11.50c11.50c2.0c [21.05%]13.5
RNC Minerals up 25.0% in 2 days 19 January 2018 14:43 EST, it closed at 32.50c32.50c4.50c [16.07%]9.5
Gold Standard Ventures keeps rising: up 12.2% in 4 days 19 January 2018 12:14 EST, it closed at CAD2.30CAD2.3027.0c [13.3%]2.6
Aptose Biosciences keeps rising: up 7.2% in 3 days 19 January 2018 14:43 EST, it closed at CAD3.84CAD3.8432.0c [9.09%]0.3
Spectral Medical up 8.6% in 2 days 19 January 2018 12:14 EST, it closed at 38.0c38.0c1.0c [2.7%]0.2

BSS News Bites alerted Consecutive Falls in 25 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Suncor Energy down 2.5% in 2 days 19 January 2018 12:14 EST, it closed at CAD46.22CAD46.22-81.0 [-1.72%]1.3
Cardinal Energy down 3.1% in 2 days 19 January 2018 12:14 EST, it closed at CAD4.71CAD4.71-8.0 [-1.67%]0.9
Obsidian Energy accelerates slide; now down 3.9% in 2 days 19 January 2018 12:14 EST, it closed at CAD1.46CAD1.46-4.0 [-2.67%]1.3
Torex Gold Resources down 5.4% in 2 days 19 January 2018 12:14 EST, it closed at CAD12.46CAD12.46-7.0 [-0.56%]0.9
Verde Potash down 5.3% in 2 days 19 January 2018 14:43 EST, it closed at 71.0c71.0c-3.0 [-4.05%]0.1

BSS News Bites alerted Significant uptrend in 6 Stocks through the morning, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Baylin Technologies continued its significant uptrend; increased 0.6% 19 January 2018 12:14 EST this morning and closed higher at CAD3.59CAD3.599.0c [2.57%]2.8
Cargojet continued its significant uptrend; increased 0.7% 19 January 2018 12:14 EST this morning and closed slightly higher at CAD63.10CAD63.1050.0c [0.8%]0.8
Platinum Group Metals continued its significant uptrend; jumped 6.1% 19 January 2018 14:43 EST70.0c4.0c [6.06%]1
Conifex Timber continued its significant uptrend; increased 1.7% 19 January 2018 12:14 EST this morning but closed slightly lower at CAD6.11CAD6.119.0c [1.5%]0.6
Teranga Gold continued its significant uptrend; increased 1.4% 19 January 2018 12:14 EST this morning but closed lower at CAD3.55CAD3.552.0c [0.57%]0.4

BSS News Bites alerted Significant downtrend in 4 Stocks in the afternoon:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
GoldMoney continued its significant downtrend; decreased 0.6% 19 January 2018 12:14 EST this morning but closed higher at CAD5.23CAD5.231.0c [0.19%]0.6
Laramide Resources continued its significant downtrend; dropped 3.8% 19 January 2018 12:14 EST37.50c-1.50 [-3.85%]0.6
Pizza Pizza Royalty continued its significant downtrend; decreased 1.9% 19 January 2018 12:14 EST this morning and closed slightly lower at CAD14.21CAD14.21-30.0 [-2.07%]5
Crew Energy continued its significant downtrend; decreased 0.8% 19 January 2018 12:14 EST this morning and closed lower at CAD2.47CAD2.47-5.0 [-1.98%]0.7

BSS News Bites alerted that 17 Stocks outperformed on Relative Strength through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Kelso Technologies increased 1.1% - outperforming 98% of stocks 19 January 2018 12:14 EST, it closed at 90.0c90.0c-0.6
Alexco Resource lifted 3.0% - outperforming 83% of stocks 19 January 2018 12:14 EST, it closed at CAD2.05CAD2.056.0c [3.02%]0.3
Stelco Holdings increased 1.7% - outperforming 94% of stocks 19 January 2018 12:14 EST, it closed at CAD23.95CAD23.9566.0c [2.83%]1.6
Pivot Technology Solutions increased 1.9% - outperforming 89% of stocks 19 January 2018 12:14 EST, it closed at CAD2.12CAD2.12-1.4
Guyana Goldfields increased 1.8% - outperforming 89% of stocks 19 January 2018 12:14 EST, it closed at CAD5.01CAD5.016.0c [1.21%]0.2

BSS News Bites alerted that 12 Stocks underperformed on Relative Strength through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Erdene Resource Development decreased 1.9% - underperforming 95% of stocks 19 January 2018 12:14 EST, it closed at 53.0c53.0c-1.0 [-1.85%]0.2
Imperial Metals decreased 1.2% - underperforming 93% of stocks 19 January 2018 12:14 EST, it closed at CAD2.41CAD2.41-10.0 [-3.98%]1.1
Sleep Country Canada Holdings decreased 0.8% - underperforming 90% of stocks 19 January 2018 12:14 EST, it closed at CAD34.22CAD34.22-59.0 [-1.69%]2
Mega Uranium dropped 3.6% - underperforming 97% of stocks 19 January 2018 12:14 EST, it closed at 20.50c20.50c-0.50 [-2.38%]0.3
Trinidad Drilling decreased 1.1% - underperforming 92% of stocks 19 January 2018 12:14 EST, it closed at CAD1.81CAD1.814.0c [2.26%]0.6