Japanese biotech ventures promising to make jet fuel from algae and to produce synthetic cartilage are soaring in Tokyo trading as cash pumped into the economy by the central bank cascades into speculative investments.
It wasn't long ago that the Canadian dollar was one of the world's most robust currencies, and that exposure to the weak U.S.
OTTAWA - A team of 15 Canadian soldiers has been dispatched to Kandahar on a month-long assignment to assess whether dozens of military containers are still seaworthy enough to be brought home.
Canada's ethanol mandate is being met in a large part by a torrent of U.S. corn ethanol flooding across the border. The five percent federal mandate requires 2.2 billion litres of ethanol to be blended into the fuel supply annually.
The dollar traded near the strongest in more than six weeks against the euro amid bets the Federal Reserve will slow asset purchases on signs the world's biggest economy is accelerating.