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January 14, 2019 2:25 PM Trump threat to Turkey shows U.S. commitment to Kurds, says Pompeo

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA—U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that President Donald Trump’s threat to devastate NATO ally Turkey’s economy if it attacks U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria underscores America’s commitment to its partners. Pompeo said he had yet to speak with Turkish officials or Trump about the president’s tweeted threat and that he assumed 77

January 8, 2019 5:08 PM Washington State regulator denies bid to reconsider Hydro One-Avista deal

Washington state regulators have denied a request from Hydro One and Avista Corp. to reconsider the rejection of the Ontario utility’s planned multibillion-dollar takeover of the American company. The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission says it will take no action on the request, which was made after regulators found the $6.7-billion planned 28

January 8, 2019 4:50 PM New Gold shares climb on operating results that met revised guidance

Production for the year at the two mines, plus the now-shut Cerro San Pedro mine, came in at 315,483 ounces to fall within its revised guidance of between 275,000 and 330,000 ounces. The company announced the sale of its Mesquite gold mine in California for US$158 million last September. The company revised down expected production for its Rainy River 23

December 14, 2018 2:14 PM Statistics Canada reports key debt ratio ticked higher in third quarter

In other words, Canadians owed nearly $1.78 in credit market debt, which includes consumer credit and mortgage and nonmortgage loans, for every dollar of household disposable income in the third quarter. Total credit market borrowing slowed for the third consecutive quarter as households borrowed $18.3 billion, down from $20.0 billion in the previous 33

December 12, 2018 5:19 PM Residential condo tower part of new Mount Royal Village development

A $120-million, 34-storey condo will be part of the ongoing multi-million dollar mixed-use redevelopment of Mount Royal Village. Vancouver-based Embassy BOSA will build 223 upscale residences in The Royal tower in partnership with First Capital Realty. The project will include 90,000 square feet of retail and office space anchored by a high-end grocery 29

December 6, 2018 12:04 PM Triumphant loonie bears face hurdles to additional gains

Canadian dollar bears, gratified by the currency’s slide after a dovish Bank of Canada statement, face hurdles to further weakness in the form of rising domestic oil prices and a robust technical barrier, foreign-exchange strategists say. The loonie ended Wednesday close to the weakest since June 2017 as traders marked down the odds of BOC rate hikes 32

December 5, 2018 4:42 PM Canada’s main stock index up sharply with U.S. markets closed, loonie falls

Canada’s main stock index was up sharply Wednesday morning, with the energy and mining sectors leading the advance. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 157.68 points at 15,221.27, making up for some of the 211-point drop it experienced Tuesday. In New York, stock markets were closed Wednesday to mark the death of former president George H.W. Bush last week. The Canadian 33

December 4, 2018 7:31 PM Dow slides 700 points as U.S. stocks veer sharply lower

The trade dispute has rattled markets in recent months as signs emerged that it has begun affecting corporate profits. That’s stoked traders’ fears that if it drags much longer it could further weigh on global economic growth. The jitters helped drive demand for government bonds Tuesday, pushing prices higher. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.91 per cent from 2.99 per cent late Monday 37

November 29, 2018 2:09 PM Netflix Canada plans biggest price increase yet as competition intensifies

Another price hike is on the way for Netflix Canada subscribers as competition heats up among the biggest streaming video services. The company behind “Narcos” and “Orange Is the New Black” is introducing its biggest price increase yet for both new subscribers and current members. Netflix’s standard plan will now cost $3 more — or $13.99 a month — to watch 31

November 24, 2018 12:51 AM Japanese ace Yusei Kikuchi to be posted by Seibu Lions

TOKYO—The Seibu Lions will begin the posting process for left-handed pitcher Yusei Kikuchi on Dec. 3 so that he can negotiate with major league teams. The posting period begins on Dec. 5, and Kikuchi will have 30 days to sign a contract with an MLB club. The Lions would then receive a posting fee based on the dollar amount of the pitcher’s contract 31