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IMF: Low rates and reduced trade tension to aid world growth

IMF: Low rates and reduced trade tension to aid world growth

WASHINGTON — Low interest rates and reduced trade tensions will likely buoy the global economy over the next two years and help nurture steady if modest growth.

Feds give $500K to project to promote northern mining at annual conference

VANCOUVER — The federal government is spending $500,000 to lure investors to develop untapped mineral resources in Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
Paris menswear: UK designers, differing styles mark last day

Paris menswear: UK designers, differing styles mark last day

PARIS — On the final day of menswear shows in the French capital, Lanvin put on an ode to contrasting styles, while British designers reigned supreme.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Brexit update An official from the British High Commission in Ottawa will give an update on Brexit and discuss the implications for Canada in Calgary on Monday.

Alberta court approves Encana reorganization, paving way for change next week

CALGARY — Encana Corp. says an Alberta court has approved the oil and gas company's reorganization that will see it move its headquarters to Denver from Calgary and change its name to Ovintiv Inc.
Bombardier's financial challenges worry ratings agencies, prompting downgrades

Bombardier's financial challenges worry ratings agencies, prompting downgrades

MONTREAL — Three major rating agencies have voiced concerns over the finances of Bombardier Inc., whose future is being questioned as it considers options to raise its more than US$9 billion in debt.
Fiat Chrysler in talks with Foxconn to develop electric cars

Fiat Chrysler in talks with Foxconn to develop electric cars

MILAN — Fiat Chrysler is in talks with the Taiwanese company Foxconn to develop and manufacture battery-powered vehicles, the U.S.-Italian automaker said Friday.

JetBlue ups fee by $5 to $35 for checking a bag on a flight

NEW YORK — JetBlue Airways is raising fees for checking bags again by $5 — to $35 for the first one and $40 for the second — on flights within the United States.

Toyota shifting pickup production to Mexico, no US jobs lost

PRINCETON, Ind. — Toyota will stop making its Tacoma small pickup in San Antonio next year as it shifts production to Mexico, but the company says no U.S. jobs will be lost.

BMW recalls about 357K vehicles for Takata air bag inflators

DETROIT — BMW is recalling nearly 357,000 older vehicles in the U.S. to replace dangerous Takata front air bag inflators. The inflators are among 10 million sold to 14 automakers that Takata is recalling.
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