By John Tilak. TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index advanced on Friday after the Bank of Japan surprised markets by increasing stimulus measures, helping drive gains in most major sectors.
D.Grishkin / VedomostiCanada's Bombardier had been in talks with Russia's state-owned industrial and defense conglomerate Rostec to manufacture its Q400 turboprop in Russia.
Canada's major banks and credit card companies have reached a deal with the federal government to reduce fees charged to retailers for credit card transactions, sources familiar with the negotiations said.
A protester carries a sign on a trail on Burnaby Mountain in Burnaby, B.C., on Wednesday October 29, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck.
(Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N), the world's largest publicly traded oil company, on Friday reported a 3 percent increase in quarterly profit on higher results in its refining and chemicals businesses.