(Reuters) - Canadian convenience store operator Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc (ATDb.TO) will buy smaller U.S. rival Pantry Inc (PTRY.
U.S. stocks rose, after the biggest jump in a year for the Standard & Poor's 500 Index, as energy shares extended gains and global equities rallied on the Federal Reserve's pledge to be patient on the timing of rate increases.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba Dec 18 (Reuters) - A subsidiary of Mexico's Grupo Bimbo SAB de CV has agreed to buy the bakery division of Canada's Saputo Inc, Saputo said on Thursday in a statement.
U.S. stocks opened sharply higher Thursday, buoyed for a second session after the Federal Reserve reaffirmed that it is in no rush to raise interest rates.
Barrick Gold Corp. said it will suspend operations at its Zambian copper mine after the African government increased mining taxes in the country.