Switzerland made its main interest rate negative on Thursday, a rare occurrence designed to discourage investment by foreign money that has poured into the country in part to escape the plunging Russian ruble.
... * Transaction valued at about $861 mln, excluding debt. * Deal to expand Couche-Tard's presence in U.S.. * More consolidation expected in industry - analyst.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's Grupo Bimbo SAB de CV (BIMBOA.MX), the world's No. 1 breadmaker, has agreed to buy the bakery division of Saputo Inc (SAP.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin assured Russians on Thursday that the economy would rebound after the ruble's dramatic slide this year but offered no remedy for a deepening financial crisis.
Canadian oil supplies to the U.S. Midwest were disrupted after Enbridge Inc. shut a pipeline because of a leak in Regina. / Financial Post.