The Toronto stock market was modestly higher Tuesday amid positive Chinese economic data and continued uncertainty over what the U.S. Federal Reserve may do about its asset purchase program.
It’s called “Bitcoin” — and it joins “selfie” and “twerk” among this year’s Oxford English Dictionary roster of buzz-worthy phrases. Only a year or two ago, it was not widely understood. But the digital currency is gaining legitimacy among legions of advocates who insist Bitcoin is not a passing fad or Internet oddity, but the way of the future.
Wal-Mart Stores is promoting David Cheesewright to president and CEO of its international business.
TORONTO – The Canadian dollar was flat Tuesday amid rising commodity prices and data later in the morning on the financial system.
The United States and 11 other nations negotiating a free trade zone stretching from Chile to Japan failed to reach a final agreement at talks in Singapore, but indicated they were closing in on a landmark deal.
The latest survey by Manpower Inc. found that Canadian employers expect hiring practices in the first quarter of 2014 to remain stable compared to a year ago.
Lululemon Athletica Inc founder Chip Wilson to step down, new CEO named as yoga-wear maker tries new management on for size
The high-end yoga-wear retailer named Laurent Potdevin, president of TOMS Shoes, as its chief executive and said founder Chip Wilson will step down as non-executive chairman
CALGARY – Oil has begun to flow on the southern leg of TransCanada Corp.’s (TSX:TRP) Keystone XL pipeline.
Alberta will lead the nation with the fastest-growing economy in 2014, the Conference Board of Canada predicted Monday in its provincial outlook. “While many provinces have struggled in the past few years, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and Newfoundland and Labrador thrived as their primary resources were in high demand and fuelled solid economic growth,” said Marie-Christine Bernard, associate director, provincial forecast.
TORONTO, Cananda – The sale of small wireless carrier Mobilicity, now operating under creditor protection, has hit a delay.