Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank shares up after announcing merger talks
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Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank shares up after announcing merger talks

Shares in Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank rose on Monday after the two said they were in merger talks, but that didn’t stop people from questioning what a merger…

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WestJet suspends 2019 financial forecast after Boeing groundings
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WestJet suspends 2019 financial forecast after Boeing groundings

WestJet Airlines is suspending its 2019 financial guidance following the grounding of its 13 Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft by regulators in Canada and the United States due…

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Cannabis producer Tilray doubles revenue but deepens losses in 2018
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Cannabis producer Tilray doubles revenue but deepens losses in 2018

Nanaimo, B.C.-based cannabis firm Tilray more than doubled its revenue in 2018 as pot became legal in Canada, but had a net loss of $67.7 million as it…

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Manulife wins battle with hedge fund over policies with a guaranteed return
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Manulife wins battle with hedge fund over policies with a guaranteed return

Manulife Financial Corp. says it has won its legal battle with hedge fund Mosten Investments over universal life insurance products. Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench ruled Friday that the…

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TransAlta stock rises after U.S. activist investor group demands change
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TransAlta stock rises after U.S. activist investor group demands change

Shares in power utility TransAlta Corp. rose by more than five per cent Monday after a U.S. investment partnership revealed it has acquired a 10-per-cent stake and will…

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Oil prices, TSX rise after OPEC extends production cuts to June
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Oil prices, TSX rise after OPEC extends production cuts to June

Oil prices and the TSX moved higher Monday after OPEC scrapped its planned meeting in April and said it will decide whether to extend output cuts in June.…

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There’s nothing funny about the economic effects of Brexit: Don Pittis
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There’s nothing funny about the economic effects of Brexit: Don Pittis

If Brexit is the equivalent of a 10-tonne weight falling on the British economy, why are so many British people laughing? Despite enormous optimism by the Leave campaign that…

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Like the label? You’ll probably like the wine, says UBC researcher
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Like the label? You’ll probably like the wine, says UBC researcher

New research suggests that the branding and design on a wine label can affect how people taste what’s in the bottle. Darcen Esau, a master’s candidate in Community, Culture and…

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Superstore, Shoppers Drug Mart customers say they were forced to use self-checkout
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Superstore, Shoppers Drug Mart customers say they were forced to use self-checkout

Marvin Kaye said he was taken aback when, last weekend, he was told he’d have to use self-checkout at a Shoppers Drug Mart in Ajax, Ont. “Everybody is being…

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LNG Canada could approve expansion before natural gas export facility is complete
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LNG Canada could approve expansion before natural gas export facility is complete

One of the most expensive energy projects in Canada could soon get larger. Construction ramped up this month on LNG Canada’s massive natural gas export facility in northern…

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