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Asian stocks follow Wall St higher after UK calms markets

Asian stocks follow Wall St higher after UK calms markets

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Thursday after Britain's central bank moved forcefully to stop a budding financial crisis. Market benchmarks in Hong Kong, Seoul and Sydney added more than 1%.

California governor approves farmworker unionization law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A broadly smiling California Gov.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (18,648.92, up 341.01 points) Power Corp of Canada (TSX:POW). Financials. Down 52 cents, or 1.63 per cent, to $31.48 on 8.
U.S. court ruling in Cineworld bankruptcy proceedings halts Cineplex case in Ontario

U.S. court ruling in Cineworld bankruptcy proceedings halts Cineplex case in Ontario

TORONTO — Cineplex Inc. says a U.S. court ruling will mean the Ontario Court of Appeal won't hear a case between the Toronto theatre giant and its once-suitor Cineworld Group PLC as scheduled. Cineplex says the U.S. court, where U.K.
S&P/TSX composite jumps along with U.S. markets as U.S. Treasury yields retreat

S&P/TSX composite jumps along with U.S. markets as U.S. Treasury yields retreat

TORONTO — The S&P/TSX composite index snapped a six-day losing streak Wednesday as it made substantial gains along with U.S. markets after U.S.
Canada's low-cost airlines expand services, announces Flair and Lynx

Canada's low-cost airlines expand services, announces Flair and Lynx

Announcements from two of Canada's largest low-cost carriers propose expansion in the budget leisure market.
Europe ramps up energy security after suspected sabotage

Europe ramps up energy security after suspected sabotage

BRUSSELS (AP) — European companies are ramping up security around pipelines and energy prices are climbing again as the suspected sabotage of two pipelines that deliver natural gas from Russia underscored the vulnerability of Europe’s energy infrastr
CIB aiming to fill 'uncertainty gap' and accelerate zero-emission vehicle adoption

CIB aiming to fill 'uncertainty gap' and accelerate zero-emission vehicle adoption

TORONTO — As sky-high inflation and supply chain bottlenecks put pressure on the zero-emissions vehicle industry and getting infrastructure built to accelerate adoption, the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) is looking to fill that "uncertainty gap.
Generators an increasing necessity — and nuisance — during Atlantic power outages

Generators an increasing necessity — and nuisance — during Atlantic power outages

HALIFAX — Generators are becoming an increasing necessity — and nuisance — as Atlantic Canada experiences more frequent and severe storms with extended power outages. For some, generators are life-saving machines needed to power medical equipment.
UK central bank intervenes in market to halt economic crisis

UK central bank intervenes in market to halt economic crisis

LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England took emergency action Wednesday to stabilize U.K.