Friday, May 24, 2019


Jun 27, 2019 07:19 AM

Rio Tinto’s board has 3 times as many men named Simon than women

[LONDON] Mining giant Rio Tinto has three times the number of men named Simon on its board of directors than women...

Jun 27, 2019 07:10 AM

China stock pickers are winning big with liquor and pork in 2019

[SHANGHAI] In another wild year for Chinese stocks, there have been eye-popping gains for some and painful slumps...

Jun 27, 2019 07:05 AM

Waiting for cheaper avocados? Keep waiting

[CHICAGO] Avocado fans seeking a break from record prices are set to be disappointed.

Jun 27, 2019 06:37 AM

US Senate approves its own version of border aid bill

[WASHINGTON] The US Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would grant US$4.6 billion for border aid in a bid to...

Jun 27, 2019 06:35 AM

Bitcoin's rally feels like 2017, but it's not quite the same

[PORTLAND] Bitcoin's 60 per cent rally since May recalls the heady 2017 surge that made cryptocurrencies part of the...

Jun 27, 2019 06:26 AM

Canadian businesses have a message ahead of the election: We need immigrant workers

[OTTAWA] Canadian unemployment is at an all-time low and businesses have a message for politicians ahead of October'...