TORONTO -- Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO) says its fourth-quarter net income rose 13 per cent from last year to $1.214 billion, beating analyst estimates by a wide margin and taking the total for the 2015 financial year to $4.405 billion.
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Automakers used early holiday-season dealmaking to keep U.S. sales churning toward a record pace in November, aided by a strengthened economy and cheap fuel prices that whetted buyers' appetite for trucks.
U.S. factory activity plummeted last month to the lowest level in more than six years, with a stronger dollar and low oil prices cutting new orders and hurting production.
WASHINGTON U.S. manufacturing contracted in November for the first time in 36 months as the sector buckled under the weight of a strong dollar and deep spending cuts in the energy sector.