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North American stock markets surge higher in late-morning trading

TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index surged higher in late-morning trading, fuelled by the key energy, financial, industrial and materials sectors.

The S&P/TSX composite index was up 186.15 points at 14,853.98. 102 more words

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Fast-expanding seafood giant joins Irvings, McCains as N.B. business royalty

FREDERICTON — For the Irvings, it was Bouctouche. For the McCains, Florenceville.

Now, in tiny Black’s Harbour, in between an Irving gas bar and the local Freshmart, is a small, two-storey brick building that is head office for New Brunswick’s newest family-owned multinational. 809 more words

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AP Interview: Jones says farmers scared by Trump's tariffs

WASHINGTON — Democratic Sen. Doug Jones says President Donald Trump’s talk of tariffs is sparking questions and anxiety back home in Alabama, including from soybean farmers who are “scared to death.” 103 more words

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Grains higher, Grains higher

CHICAGO — Grain futures were higher Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for Dec. delivery was rose 2 cents at $5.2560 a bushel; Dec. 58 more words

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ICE Futures Canada quotes and cash prices

WINNIPEG — Prices were higher in mid-morning trading at ICE Futures Canada on Wednesday:

Canola: Jan. ’19 $0.90 higher $485.50; Mar. ’19 $0.90 higher $491.30; May ’19 $0.40 higher $498.60; Jul. 15 more words

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Malaysia's Proton launches first SUV with China's Geely

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysian national car maker Proton launched its first sports utility vehicle on Wednesday in a fresh effort to transform its stale brand and turn around its fortunes, more than a year after China’s Geely Holding Group Co. 479 more words

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Global stocks jump as technology and energy companies rise

NEW YORK — Global stock indexes jumped Wednesday to reverse some of their big losses from the week before. In the U.S., technology companies rallied and energy companies rose along with crude oil prices. 501 more words

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