Relative calm returned to world markets on Friday after a hurricane-force week that gave dollar/yen its biggest smashing since 2008, wiped billions off share prices and saw a stampede into top-rated government bonds and gold.
(Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher start for Canada's main index on Friday as oil prices rose after comments from the United Arab Emirates' energy minister raised hopes of a coordinated production cut to tackle supply glut.
MONTREAL - Molson Coors Brewing Co. says a sluggish economy and higher food prices are affecting beer drinking in Canada's oil-rich provinces.
Several of Canada's housing markets lost some steam in January, hot on the heels of a new report that warns of a cooling-off period.
National PostCanaccord Genuity - which has its principle offices in Vancouver and Toronto - says the staff reduction affects 125 people in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States.