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.
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.
Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. is gobbling up more territory in the American South with a roughly $860-million (U.S.) deal for U.S.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin assured Russians on Thursday that the economy would rebound after the ruble's dramatic slide this year but offered no remedy for a deepening financial crisis.