Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Toronto-Dominion Bank added to a string of strong financial reports this week from Canada's big banks, which have largely defied expectations that ugly economic indicators would begin to take a toll on the sector.
Oil prices steadied on Friday after bouncing back from six-and-a-half-year lows on recovering equities markets, strong U.S. economic growth and news of low crude supplies from Nigeria.
Chinese stocks wrapped up a disorderly week with a strong finish, but after a two-day rally were still nearly 8 per cent lower for the week.
A new online hub is aiming to educate and encourage more women to make investments in start-ups. The website Female Funders is set to launch Thursday, and its goal is to get 1,000 women to back their first venture this year.
MOUNTAIN PASS, Calif. (AP) - A San Bernardino County mine and mineral processing facility is closing, and nearly 500 people are expected to be let go.