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Rail stocks surge as Hunter Harrison joins push for CSX overhaul

Outgoing CP CEO is teaming up with an activist investor
Author: Frederic Tomesco, Scott Deveau and Thomas Black
Posted: January 19, 2017, 5:31 pm

Hang on tight: Your finances will face dramatic Trump-led uncertainty

Your financial well-being will be driven to an unprecedented extent by troubled banks, struggling economies and political instability
Author: Rob Carrick
Posted: January 19, 2017, 5:10 pm

At midday: TSX rises as CP Rail and Cameco gain

Wall Street slips as countdown to Trump’s swearing-in begins
Posted: January 19, 2017, 4:39 pm

Aimia CEO takes 4-month medical leave, chief operating officer steps in

David Johnston to act as interim CEO during Rupert Duchesne’s absence; company also says it expects a full-year operating loss
Posted: January 19, 2017, 3:18 pm

British PM makes case for 'global Britain' at Davos, despite Brexit


British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to convince business leaders Thursday that the country remains committed to free trade and globalization despite last year's vote to leave the European Union.

Posted: January 19, 2017, 3:08 pm

At the open: TSX rises as energy, financials and industrials gain

Wall Street flat a day before Trump takes office
Posted: January 19, 2017, 2:40 pm

Starwood to buy Canada’s Milestone Apartments in $2.9-billion deal

Starwood Capital will pay $16.15 in cash per Milestone Apartments REIT unit
Posted: January 19, 2017, 2:05 pm

World oil demand rising in wake of production cuts: IEA


World oil markets are slowly tightening as demand rises while investors wait to see if production cuts agreed by OPEC and other producers will be implemented as promised, the International Energy Agency said on Thursday.

Posted: January 19, 2017, 2:02 pm

Thursday’s analyst upgrades and downgrades

Inside the Market’s roundup of some of today’s key analyst actions
Posted: January 19, 2017, 1:58 pm

Canada’s factory sales rebound, climb 1.5 per cent in November

Statscan cites increases in the primary metal, petroleum and coal industries
Posted: January 19, 2017, 1:50 pm

Netflix streaming numbers grow as DVD-by-mail service wanes

Streaming Fight

​Originally cast in a starring role, Netflix's original DVD-by-mail service has been reduced to a bit player — one that may eventually get killed off as the company focuses on its booming video streaming service.

Posted: January 19, 2017, 1:36 pm

Galen G. Weston succeeds father as George Weston CEO

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Galen G. Weston has been appointed to succeed his father as CEO of George Weston Ltd.

Posted: January 19, 2017, 1:12 pm

Quebec minimum wage to go up to $11.25


Quebec's minimum wage will go up by 50 cents in May. It will be the first of several increases to bring minimum wage up to $12.45 per hour by 2020, a source told Radio-Canada.

Posted: January 19, 2017, 1:09 pm

Galen G. Weston succeeds father as CEO of George Weston Ltd.

The younger Weston will also remain chairman and CEO of Loblaw, which also owns Shoppers Drug Mart
Posted: January 19, 2017, 12:56 pm

ECB maintains stimulus, tells critics: ‘Be Patient’

European Central Bank leaves rates, QE unchanged; growth improving but fraught with risk
Author: Francesco Canepa and Andreas Framke
Posted: January 19, 2017, 12:55 pm

Before the Bell: Futures slip ahead of ECB, Trump

A look at overnight markets and what's ahead this trading day in North America
Author: Colin Cieszynski
Posted: January 19, 2017, 12:51 pm

Thursday's small-cap stocks to watch

Our roundup of Canadian small-caps in the news today
Author: Brenda Bouw
Posted: January 19, 2017, 12:21 pm

Toshiba shares crash as nuclear writedown crisis deepens

Shares in Japanese conglomerate Toshiba dive as investors fear a huge loss from a US nuclear deal.
Posted: January 19, 2017, 12:03 pm

Ex-VW boss 'did not know' of emissions cheat device

Martin Winterkorn says he did not know about VW's emissions cheat until it became public.
Posted: January 19, 2017, 11:55 am

Alibaba backs Olympics through 2028

Alibaba has bagged a big Olympic deal.
Posted: January 19, 2017, 11:51 am

Theresa May reaction: What did Davos delegates make of the speech?

Reaction to the speech from UK prime minister Theresa May at Davos was positive, but there's still a desire for details.
Posted: January 19, 2017, 11:49 am

Davos CEOs ‘go local’ on supply chain in Trump era

President-elect Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to rebuke major companies like GM, Lockheed Martin and United Technologies, either for making goods in Mexico or for the price of their products
Author: Martinne Geller and Ben Hirschler
Posted: January 19, 2017, 11:37 am

Co-op ordered to make car insurance quotes clearer

The Co-op is told to improve quotes, after failing to tell motorists about charges for no claims bonuses.
Posted: January 19, 2017, 11:25 am

U.K. PM May urges firms to end short-term thinking, show global leadership

PM says businesses must invest in people and communities for the long term
Posted: January 19, 2017, 11:22 am

Toshiba woes intensify on reports of $6-billion writedown, shares plummet

Loss could be much bigger than earlier flagged: reports
Author: Kentaro Hamada And Taiga Uranaka
Posted: January 19, 2017, 11:16 am

Sir Paul McCartney sues Sony over Beatles songs

Sir Paul McCartney takes legal action against Sony over who controls The Beatles' back catalogue.
Posted: January 19, 2017, 11:16 am

Theresa May: UK will be a global leader on trade

The prime minister says mainstream politicians must tackle a backlash against globalisation.
Posted: January 19, 2017, 11:06 am

Samsung chief staves off arrest, prosecutor keeps chasing

Reprieve for Jay Y. Lee may only be temporary
Author: Joyce Lee and Ju-min Park
Posted: January 19, 2017, 11:04 am

New fee disclosure rules won't show all of the costs investors pay

In January 2017 investors will have their first look at the fees paid to advisers and investment firms. In this video, Preet Banerjee looks at what will and will not be included.
Author: Preet Banerjee
Posted: January 19, 2017, 11:00 am

Ex-VW CEO denies early knowledge of diesel emissions cheating

Lawmakers’ inquiry of Martin Winterkorn takes place amid questions about when the former CEO and other top managers at VW found out about the diesel cheating
Author: Andreas Cremer
Posted: January 19, 2017, 10:51 am

You can't keep a good dollar down (but the loonie's another matter)

Business Briefing: Greenback perks up, Canadian currency stays down after Bank of Canada comments
Author: Michael Babad
Posted: January 19, 2017, 10:33 am

Super Mario Run is coming to Android devices

Super Mario's smartphone adventure is going beyond iPhones and iPads.
Posted: January 19, 2017, 10:23 am

Australian icon Vegemite comes home

Vegemite is back under Australian ownership after it is sold by US food giant Mondelez.
Posted: January 19, 2017, 10:13 am

Trouble for Toshiba and Takata; ECB announcement; Watching Netflix

1. Trouble for Toshiba and Takata: Shares in two struggling Japanese firms suffered heavy losses based on local media reports that intensified investors' fears.
Posted: January 19, 2017, 10:12 am

Paul McCartney sues Sony to regain copyright to Beatles' songs

Preview Former Beatle Paul McCartney has filed a lawsuit against Sony/ATV Music Publishing hoping to recover the rights to some of his songs he wrote with John Lennon. They include Beatles classics like Across the Universe, Love Me Do, and I Want to Hold Your Hand.
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Author: RT
Posted: January 19, 2017, 10:08 am

Premarket: U.S. dollar bounces back on Yellen's rate hike signal

Fed signals steady increases; Asian shares slip, Japan bucks trend; U.S., European bond yields hit multi-week highs
Author: John Geddie
Posted: January 19, 2017, 10:06 am

Gorilla marketing: ad agencies take on the zoo

The boycott is due to what the association calls “unfair practices and pitch requirements” in the zoo’s request for proposal
Posted: January 19, 2017, 10:00 am

Numbers don’t lie: We’ve reached a tipping point for renewable energy

It’s no longer fervent environmentalism driving the transition to clean energy – it’s economics
Posted: January 19, 2017, 10:00 am

Estate planning: Where raw emotion meets dry calculation

Proper planning can reduce the drama, getting generations on the same page, instead of pulling them apart
Posted: January 19, 2017, 10:00 am

Could the oilsands really be phased out? Here are the possibilities

canada oilsands

The prime minister's comments on phasing out the oilsands caused a political tempest in Alberta, but not much of a ripple in the business community. Because phasing out the oilsands would be really hard, very expensive and bad for the economy.

Posted: January 19, 2017, 10:00 am

World's free trading nations could rally against Trump protectionism: Don Pittis


The world's free trading nations must be prepared to play hardball as the U.S. threatens to tax their exports. Our biggest trade partner may find protectionism is not the answer.

Posted: January 19, 2017, 10:00 am

Remember these?

It's not just a courgette crisis - supplies of tomatoes, lettuce and more are hit by Europe's big freeze.
Posted: January 19, 2017, 9:58 am

BHP Billiton and Vale set timeframe for Samarco mine claims

BHP Billiton and Vale set a deadline of 30 June to consolidate claims resulting from the Samarco dam disaster.
Posted: January 19, 2017, 9:54 am

Beijing ready to talk to resolve trade issues with Washington

Preview The Chinese government is willing to work with the new US administration to promote the healthy development of commercial ties, said China’s Commerce Ministry spokesman Sun Jiwen.
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Author: RT
Posted: January 19, 2017, 9:47 am

Moscovici: If you're in you're in, if you're out you're out

European Commissioner Pierre Moscovici says the UK "cannot have all the advantages of being a member of the club when you are out of the club".
Posted: January 19, 2017, 9:38 am

Paul McCartney sues to get Beatles songs back from Sony

Paul McCartney wants his Beatles songs back.
Posted: January 19, 2017, 9:35 am

FTSE falls as Royal Mail shares are hit

UK shares open lower, with Royal Mail down 4% after it delivers a disappointing trading update.
Posted: January 19, 2017, 9:33 am

Brexit will damage UK and EU, says Pierre Moscovici

The EU's economics commissioner says the UK will lose advantages when it leaves the EU "club".
Posted: January 19, 2017, 8:57 am

Barclays boss: UK will remain financial lungs of Europe

Jes Staley, chief executive of Barclays, says the UK will continue to be the "financial lungs" of Europe even after it leaves the EU.
Posted: January 19, 2017, 8:54 am

France's Roquette bets on pea protein with Canadian factory - Reuters Canada

France's Roquette bets on pea protein with Canadian factory
Reuters Canada
PARIS (Reuters) - French plant-based ingredient maker Roquette will build the world's largest pea protein facility in Canada to meet fast-growing demand for vegetable protein in food and pharmaceutical products in North America, the group said on ...
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Posted: January 19, 2017, 6:42 am

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