Asian stock markets were mixed Friday, with investors preferring to sit on the sidelines ahead of U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen's speech for cues on the timing of the next policy rate hike.
Mylan is bulking up programs that help patients pay for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment after weathering heated criticism about an average cost that has climbed more than 600 per cent over the past decade.
The Ontario Public Service Employees Union opposes the recent partnership between McDonald's Canada and Ontario's colleges to offer advance placement to the chain's managers who complete some internal training.
Statistics Canada says operating profits for Canadian corporations in the second quarter of this calendar year were down 3.4 per cent from the previous quarter, dropping to their lowest levels since 2010.
Auctions in a cap-and-trade market that Ontario is set to join sold just a fraction of its allowances for the second time in a row, but the environment minister insists it doesn't spell trouble for the province.
Sears posted a second-quarter loss, with perpetually weak sales overshadowing the retailer's efforts to cut costs and slow its cash burn. CEO Edward Lampert's hedge fund will forward the ailing chain $300 million in additional debt financing.
The European Union's executive branch rejected Thursday the U.S. government's complaint that its probes into sweetheart tax deals between EU governments and big companies are hitting U.S. firms hardest.