OMAHA, Neb. -- Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said Saturday that its fourth quarter profit slid 17 per cent because of declines in the paper value of its investments and derivative contracts.
China's central bank cut interest rates for the second time in three months Saturday, another sign the country's leaders are worried the economic slowdown is deepening too sharply.
TORONTO - Canadian banks continue their domination among the country's most valuable corporate brands, taking four of the five top spots on the latest list from business consultancy Brand Finance.
(Updates with fresh comment, details, closing figures) * Canadian dollar at C$1.2496 or 80.03 U.S. cents * Bond prices mixed across the maturity curve By Solarina Ho TORONTO, Feb 27 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar eked out a modest gain against its U.S.
The City of Ottawa says the number of frozen pipes it's thawing this year is the highest in recent memory thanks to record-breaking, consistent cold temperatures.