TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
TORONTO - Canada's main stock index moved lower amid signals that the U.S. Federal Reserve may not cut interest rates as much as markets have expected.
TORONTO - Shares in Vancouver-based Acadian Timber Corp. continue to drop after Brookfield Asset Management Inc. sold its 45 per cent stake in the timberland operator to held Macer Forest Holdings Inc.
TORONTO - The Canadian Imperial Bank Of Commerce hiked its dividend and reported a two per cent rise in its third-quarter net income to beat analyst estimates.
NEW YORK - Leonard A. Lauder, chairman emeritus of the Estee Lauder Companies, is working on a memoir about the cosmetics company that his mother founded and he helped build into an international empire.
OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says wholesale sales climbed 0.6 per cent to $64.1 billion in June following a drop of 1.9 per cent in May.
If four-year-old Gracie's parents die, a trusted family member receives $10,000 from their estate to care for the Bernese Mountain Dog and poodle mix.
WASHINGTON - A day after considering cutting taxes to promote economic growth, President Donald Trump changed course and said he would abandon the idea because the nation already had "a strong economy."
CALGARY - The CEO of Pembina Pipeline Corp. says the Trans Mountain pipeline system would fit neatly into his company's business model but he wouldn't want the "noise" associated with its controversial expansion project.
BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised the possibility that a negotiated departure for Britain from the European Union might still be possible even as the clock is ticking on a deal that would satisfy both sides.
TORONTO - North American stock indexes have almost recovered from last week's steep losses after moving higher midweek on some strong earnings results.
TORONTO - A growing number of telecom companies are pushing back against the CRTC's decision to lower the rates they can charge smaller internet providers to use their networks.
TORONTO - Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan says it earned a 6.3 per cent return on its investments in the first six months of the year, raising its net assets to $201.4 billion.
TORONTO - Royal Bank of Canada increased its dividend as its third-quarter profit rose by five per cent to hit a record, but the lender's latest earnings missed estimates as challenging market conditions weighed on its capital markets division.
TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's president sent a bill to parliament Wednesday that would cut four zeroes from the value of the Islamic Republic's sanctions-battered currency, the rial, as tensions remain high between Tehran and Washington.
OTTAWA - Canadian annual inflation hit the Bank of Canada's ideal target for a second straight month, providing a stretch of price stability that's unlikely to weigh heavily on next month's interest-rate decision.
NEW YORK - "America's Got Talent" wasn't content with just the top spot in the Nielsen company's rankings of the most popular television programs last week. This time it took the top two.
BISMARCK, N.D. - A 2015 pipeline spill of liquid natural gas in western North Dakota initially reported as just 10 gallons is at least hundreds of thousands of gallons larger and may take another decade to clean up, state health officials said Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES - With great success comes great re-negotiation. In the wake of the announcement that "Spider-Man: Far From Home" is now the highest-grossing film ever in Sony Pictures' history, reports surfaced that Marvel Studios may be stepping away from the cross-studio partnership.
MONTREAL - SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.'s stock fell again after Standard & Poor's downgraded its credit rating to junk status.
TORONTO - Canada's main stock index snapped a two-day recovery on Tuesday as market volatility continued ahead of interest rate news this week from the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Canadian factory activity beat expectations in June as manufacturing sales fell 1.2 per cent to $58 billion, led lower by a drop in the petroleum and coal product and food industries, Statistics Canada said in a report Tuesday.
NEW YORK - See your "Friends" on the big screen. Deck out your place with "Friends" furniture. Wear your "Friends" as jewelry. Heck, buy the "Friends" Lego set and pretend it's for your kid.
SHENZHEN, China - The founder of Chinese tech giant Huawei said Tuesday he expects no relief from U.S. export curbs because of the political climate in Washington but expressed confidence the company will thrive because it is developing its own technology.
TORONTO - Trade uncertainty may weigh on the Canadian banks' upcoming financial results, but strong employment numbers on both sides of the border and a continued boost from their international footprints will likely result in a "solid" quarter, analysts say.
MONTREAL - Transat A.T. Inc. repeated its recommendation that shareholders support a takeover offer for the company by Air Canada after Pierre Karl Peladeau hinted he may make an offer.
LOS ANGELES - The Writers Guild of America filed claims Monday in federal court alleging the entertainment industry's biggest talent agencies are violating antitrust and anti-racketeering laws, the latest move in a long and heated battle between those who write scripts and the agents who rep…
TORONTO - The Walt Disney Company is swooping into the Canadian market with its powerful new streaming platform Disney Plus in November, and analysts say the menu of Marvel superheroes, Pixar characters, and Disney animated classics could give viewers another reason to drop cable altogether.
MONTREAL - The head of Quebec telecommunications giant Quebecor Inc. is dangling a potential offer for Transat A.T. if the tour operator's shareholders or regulatory authorities block Air Canada's $720-million offer.
The Hudson's Bay Co. insiders who want to take Canada's oldest retailer private face a new obstacle after an investment firm snapped up about one tenth of the company's outstanding shares.
CALGARY - Shares in Husky Energy Inc. gained more than five per cent after an RBC Dominion Securities analyst suggested its low share price makes this a good time for the company to be taken private.
Bell Canada says it will cut roughly 200,000 households from a rural internet expansion program after a federal regulator lowered wholesale broadband prices that major telecom companies can charge smaller internet providers.
TORONTO - North American markets got a lift to start the week on positive signs that the trade impasse between the U.S. and China isn't rapidly devolving.
The Ontario government's cannabis wholesaler and online retailer is returning all products from CannTrust Holdings Inc. — valued at roughly $2.9-million — because they do not conform with the terms of its supply deal with the beleaguered cannabis company.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is calling on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates by at least a full percentage point "over a fairly short period of time," saying that such an action would make the U.S. economy even better and would also "greatly and quickly" enhance the global economy.
DRAYTON VALLEY, Alta. - Bonterra Energy Corp. says it has 70 workers cleaning up the site of an oil emulsion leak from a pipeline into a creek that feeds the North Saskatchewan River in west central Alberta.
TORONTO - Goldman Sachs' asset management-focused unit has taken a minority stake in Toronto-based alternative investment firm Slate Asset Management LP.
NEW YORK - The R-rated comedy, left for dead by some Hollywood studios, again reached No.1 at the box office over the weekend thanks to the raunchy coming-of-age tale "Good Boys," about a trio of 12-year-olds on a crude misadventure.
VANCOUVER - When Jeff Dornan opened a brewery six years ago, he knew the brewing process would produce hundreds of kilograms of spent grain, and he had a plan for it.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Drones launched by Yemen's Houthi rebels attacked a massive oil and gas field deep inside Saudi Arabia's sprawling desert on Saturday, causing what the kingdom described as a "limited fire" in the second such recent attack on its crucial energy industry.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is warning of an economic crash if he loses reelection, arguing that even voters who personally dislike him should base their ballots on the nation's strong growth and low unemployment rate.