TORONTO Dec 18 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index finished higher on Thursday, bolstered by stronger resource stocks and a surge in Alimentation Couche-Tard shares after it announced it will buy smaller U.S.
Federal Reserve reassurances that it won't raise rates anytime soon boosted stocks for the second straight day, sending the Dow to its biggest two-day gain in more than three years while leading Treasurys to their biggest two-day selloff in more than a year.
Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. is gobbling up more territory in the American South with a roughly $860-million (U.S.) deal for U.S.
AP Photo/Pavel GolovkinPeople wait in a line to pay for her purchases at the IKEA store on the outskirts of Moscow, Wednesday. IKEAsaid on Thursday it had temporarily stopped sales of kitchen furniture and appliances because it could not meet increased ...
A moratorium on all forms of hydraulic fracturing in New Brunswick is being put in place by Brian Gallant's government. The bill to impose the moratorium is to be introduced in the legislature on Thursday afternoon.