The Toronto stock market could be in for a seventh-straight week of gains as investors take comfort from moves by the Chinese government to boost its economy and look ahead to the latest readings on American and Canadian economic growth.
Turkey is planning to build a bridge across the famed Dardanelles strait to help ease traffic congestion in Istanbul, a minister said, revealing the latest in a string of mega projects under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The Toronto stock market closed higher, with commodity prices and resource companies advancing amid signs that central banks are prepared to step up efforts to keep the fragile global economic recovery going.
The holidays have long been an important time for retailers, with most counting on holiday shoppers to help bolster the bottom line. But online shopping and the expansion of U.S. retailers north of the border are vastly changing the way Canadians shop.
The decision by Royal Bank to exit its wealth management business in the Caribbean may be another sign that Canadian banks are cutting their losses in the region and cleaning house, an analyst said Friday.
Colorado has granted a charter for the first financial institution to serve the state's cash-only marijuana industry. But action by the National Credit Union Administration and the Federal Reserve is needed.
Artillery booms. A trench comes into view. Soldiers huddle into their overcoats for warmth. The scene is the unlikely backdrop for a holiday commercial that has many Britons reaching for hankies -- and others demanding it be pulled from the air.
A Vancouver-based mining company says allegations of human rights violations at the Bisha open pit mine in northeastern Africa are unfounded and it will defend itself from a civil suit filed this week in B.C. Supreme Court.