Canada's main stock index powered higher for the fifth straight session on Thursday, with oil and gas stocks leading the charge, fueled by a surge in crude prices.
Associated PressCanadian oil and gas producer Encana Corp said it would sell its Denver Julesberg basin assets in Colorado to a joint venture owned by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Broe Group for $900 million.
SAN FRANCISCO - Netflix is raising the price of its Internet video service by $1 in the U.S. and several other countries to help cover its escalating costs for shows such as "House of Cards" and other original programming.
TORONTO - Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau, in a tight race to be the country's next prime minister, said on Thursday his party is open to foreign investment in Bombardier Inc as long as it protects the country's interests.
OTTAWA - The rate of new housing starts in hit their fastest pace since 2012 in September, topping expectations, driven by continued strength in condominium construction.