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.
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.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Canada has agreed to pay $35 million to resolve a lawsuit by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission that accused it of running an illegal trading scheme to gain lucrative Canadian tax benefits.
Jos Louis, the cream-and-chocolate treat baked in Quebec and loved by generations of Canadians, is now part of a global food giant headquartered in Mexico City.