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Asian shares track Wall Street's inflation-fueled retreat

Asian shares track Wall Street's inflation-fueled retreat

TOKYO (AP) — Shares dropped sharply in Asia on Thursday after a broad retreat on Wall Street triggered by dismal results from major retailer Target that renewed worries over the impact of high inflation.
Interrogation, uncertainty for surrendering Mariupol troops

Interrogation, uncertainty for surrendering Mariupol troops

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Nearly 1,000 last-ditch Ukrainian fighters who had held out inside Mariupol's pulverized steel plant have surrendered, Russia said Wednesday, as the battle that turned the city into a worldwide symbol of defiance and suffering dr
BlackBerry forecasting annual revenues nearly doubling in five years

BlackBerry forecasting annual revenues nearly doubling in five years

WATERLOO, ONTARIO — BlackBerry Ltd. is forecasting that revenues will nearly double over the next five years with growth from internet of things (IoT) outpacing cybersecurity. The Waterloo, Ont.-based company, which reports in U.S.
China lifts restrictions on Canadian canola: Ottawa announces

China lifts restrictions on Canadian canola: Ottawa announces

OTTAWA — A three-year Chinese ban on Canadian canola has come to an end, according to the federal government.
Experts see parallels between 1970s inflation crisis and today

Experts see parallels between 1970s inflation crisis and today

CALGARY — Winnipeg's Barry Prentice was in his 20s when the spiralling inflation of the 1970s followed by double-digit interest rates in the early 1980s put home ownership completely out of reach for him and many of his friends.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,101.38, down 389.63 points.) Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Down 31 cents, or 1.3 per cent, to $22.73 on 22.
Sea of red takes over North American stock markets on negative sentiment

Sea of red takes over North American stock markets on negative sentiment

TORONTO — A sea of red swamped North American stock markets midweek as higher-than-expected inflation in Canada and cost pressures on large U.S. retailers soured sentiment and drove Canada's main stock index down by nearly 400 points.

Big dreams for new Warner Bros. Discovery in ad presentation

In what was essentially a public debut on Wednesday, leaders of the new Warner Bros. Discovery portrayed the media giant as effectively a fifth U.S. broadcast television network, with even bigger aspirations.
NATO talks with Finland, Sweden falter but will continue

NATO talks with Finland, Sweden falter but will continue

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO envoys failed to reach a consensus Wednesday on whether to start membership talks with Finland and Sweden, diplomats said, as Turkey renewed its objections to the two Nordic countries joining.
Women held 19% of board seats in 2019, up from 18% in 2018: StatCan

Women held 19% of board seats in 2019, up from 18% in 2018: StatCan

Women made up about 19 per cent of corporate board seats in 2019, an increase from about 18 per cent from the year before, even though the total number of board seats studied fell, Statistics Canada revealed Wednesday.