North American stock markets followed China's lead higher on Thursday, moving up 300 points as gloom over China's slowing economy dissipated.
Quebec's securities regulator says it is investigating a former BCE employee in an alleged insider trading scheme. The Autorit� des march�s financiers says it has conducted recent search warrants and has frozen trade orders in relation to the case.
Laura Pedersen/National PostCanadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Toronto-Dominion Bank on Thursday became the two latest banks to beat expectations.
CHILE - Goldcorp of Toronto is buying out its 30% partner, New Gold, at the El Morro copper-gold project. A 50/50 joint venture will be then created with the Relincho copper-molybdenum project belonging to Teck Resources of Vancouver.
Oil futures are soaring today, encouraged by the sharp rebound in U.S. stocks yesterday and fresh signs that the country's economy is growing strongly.