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Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,705.27, down 36.52 points.) Nevada Copper Corp. (TSX:NCU). Materials. Down one cent, or 11.11 per cent, to eight cents on 15.
North American stock markets fall on concerns about virus and Fed moves

North American stock markets fall on concerns about virus and Fed moves

TORONTO — North American stock markets were weaker for at least a third-straight day over concerns about the Delta variant and the potential scaling back of monetary stimulus in Canada and the U.S.
Bank of Canada plans to raise interest rate before moving to reduce bond holdings

Bank of Canada plans to raise interest rate before moving to reduce bond holdings

Bank of Canada governor Tiff Macklem says the central bank plans to increase interest rates before it reduces the size of its government bond holdings, although its timing on the rate hike will depend on the economic recovery.
FDA delays decision on e-cigarettes from vaping giant Juul

FDA delays decision on e-cigarettes from vaping giant Juul

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials on Thursday delayed a high-stakes decision on whether to permit bestselling vaping brand Juul to stay on the market, while banning the sale of thousands of other electronic cigarettes.
Canadian banks look to U.S. for growth amid strong economic recovery

Canadian banks look to U.S. for growth amid strong economic recovery

TORONTO — Canadian bank CEOs say they are looking to grow their U.S. operations as the country shows a strong economic rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Elizabeth Holmes drawn as villain, underdog as trial begins

Elizabeth Holmes drawn as villain, underdog as trial begins

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Big tree on your property? Best to check your insurance coverage before it comes down

Big tree on your property? Best to check your insurance coverage before it comes down

CALGARY — When a severe storm ripped through parts of southern Ontario on Aug. 26, the old maple tree in Valerie Falcone's front yard was one of the casualties. "I would say half of it was just blown down.
US jobless claims reach a pandemic low as economy recovers

US jobless claims reach a pandemic low as economy recovers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 310,000, a pandemic low and a sign that the surge in COVID-19 cases caused by the delta variant has yet to lead to widespread layoffs.
Empire Co. Ltd. reports $188.5M first-quarter profit, sales up from year ago

Empire Co. Ltd. reports $188.5M first-quarter profit, sales up from year ago

STELLARTON, N.S. — Empire Co. Ltd., which owns the Sobeys and Safeway grocery chains, says it earned $188.5 million in its latest quarter The grocery retailer says its profit amounted to 70 cents per share for the quarter ended July 31.
European Central Bank easing emergency pandemic support

European Central Bank easing emergency pandemic support

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank says it is dialing back some of its massive emergency pandemic support for the economy.