Alimentation Couche-Tard, a Canadian operator of convenience stores, said on Thursday that it had agreed to buy Pantry Inc., which runs a network of stores in the southeastern United States, for about $860 million in cash.
U.S. stocks opened sharply higher Thursday, buoyed for a second session after the Federal Reserve reaffirmed that it is in no rush to raise interest rates.
Barrick Gold Corp. said it will suspend operations at its Zambian copper mine after the African government increased mining taxes in the country.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba Dec 18 (Reuters) - A subsidiary of Mexico's Grupo Bimbo SAB de CV has agreed to buy the bakery division of Canada's Saputo Inc, Saputo said on Thursday in a statement.
CALGARY -- The CEO of TransCanada Corp. (TSX:TRP) says he doesn't see the oil industry's appetite for new pipelines faltering even though crude prices have skidded recently to the lowest in more than five-years.