TORONTO -- The Toronto stock market was set to advance Wednesday amid signs that economic growth in China held up better than expected during the first quarter.
Analysts expect Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz will leave the central bank's trendsetting overnight interest rate at one per cent today.
OTTAWA -- Statistics Canada says foreign investment in Canadian securities grew by $6.1 billion in February and this was matched by Canadian purchases of $6 billion in foreign securities.
Related topics: Manufacturers, Beer, Wine, Spirits, Cider, Molson Coors. Settlement discussions between Molson Coors and SAB Miller over the former's right to distribute SAB's brands in Canada have foundered and the beer giants are heading back to court.
VANCOUVER - Walter Energy's decision to idle two mines and temporarily lay off 700 workers at its two northeastern British Columbia mines is �a devastating shock� for Tumbler Ridge, Mayor Darwen Wren said Tuesday.