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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: Tilray earnings Cannabis company Tilray Inc. will hold a conference call to discuss its fourth-quarter and full-year results on Monday.
Few approved oilsands projects stand to be built in near term: analysts

Few approved oilsands projects stand to be built in near term: analysts

CALGARY — There are dozens of approved oilsands projects that could be built in the wake of the shelving of the Frontier oilsands mine this week but analysts say they won't be built until more export pipeline capacity comes online.
Geneva auto show, other big events cancelled amid virus fears

Geneva auto show, other big events cancelled amid virus fears

GENEVA — The Geneva auto show was cancelled after the Swiss government put an immediate ban Friday on all large events in order to halt the spread of the new coronavirus.
Agency: 2nd US case of person who got virus from community

Agency: 2nd US case of person who got virus from community

SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica — California health officials on Friday confirmed the second case of novel coronavirus in the United States believed to have been transmitted to a person who didn’t travel internationally or come in close contact with anyone who
Outbreak starts to look more like worldwide economic crisis

Outbreak starts to look more like worldwide economic crisis

NEW YORK — The coronavirus outbreak began to look more like a worldwide economic crisis Friday as anxiety about the infection emptied shops and amusement parks, cancelled events, cut trade and travel and dragged already slumping financial markets eve
Wall Street has worst week since 2008 as S&P 500 drops 11.5%

Wall Street has worst week since 2008 as S&P 500 drops 11.5%

Stocks sank around the globe again Friday as investors braced for more economic pain from the coronavirus outbreak, sending U.S. markets to their worst weekly finish since the 2008 financial crisis.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,263.05, down 454.39 points.) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down 16 cents, or 14.3 per cent, to 96 cents on 38.
SNC shares jump as company puts criminal case behind it, commits to new strategy

SNC shares jump as company puts criminal case behind it, commits to new strategy

MONTREAL — Despite a rout on North American stock markets Friday, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. shares jumped 11 per cent or $3.08 to close at $31.20 on the Toronto Stock Exchange following the release of its quarterly financial results.
TSX flirts with correction territory, posts worst week since 2008

TSX flirts with correction territory, posts worst week since 2008

TORONTO — Canada's largest stock index flirted with correction territory Friday after plunging for a sixth-straight day, capping off its worst week since the global financial crisis of 2008.
Fed Chair Powell pledges to use tools to support economy

Fed Chair Powell pledges to use tools to support economy

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell sought to calm fears Friday over the viral outbreak by issuing a rare statement of reassurance that the Fed will “use our tools" to support the economy — a strong signal of a coming interest rate cu
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