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Domtar shares up after beating profit expectations for the third quarter

Domtar shares up after beating profit expectations for the third quarter

TORONTO — Shares in Domtar Corp. soared nearly 10 per cent in early trading after it reported better-than-expected results for its latest quarter. The shares were up $4.43 at $51.33 in early trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Video seems to contradict hotel that ousted Gretchen Wilson

Video seems to contradict hotel that ousted Gretchen Wilson

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Video from a police body camera appears to contradict a New Mexico hotel's story about removing country singer Gretchen Wilson following an alleged noise complaint.
EU envoys agree that Brexit extension is needed, no date set

EU envoys agree that Brexit extension is needed, no date set

LONDON — European Union ambassadors agreed Friday that the bloc should grant Britain's request for another extension to the Brexit deadline but they have not yet figured out how long that delay should be.
Japan trade minister resigns over vote buying scandal

Japan trade minister resigns over vote buying scandal

TOKYO — Japan's trade minister resigned Friday a month into his job in a scandal over condolence money, expensive melons and other gifts allegedly offered to election supporters.
Ad-tech problems, weak revenue eclipse Twitter user growth

Ad-tech problems, weak revenue eclipse Twitter user growth

SAN FRANCISCO — Bugs in Twitter's advertising technology dragged on revenue, overshadowing a surprisingly strong quarter of user growth.
South Dakota, ACLU settle lawsuit over 'riot-boosting' laws

South Dakota, ACLU settle lawsuit over 'riot-boosting' laws

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.
TSX gets small lift as investors move from defensive sectors that led in 2019

TSX gets small lift as investors move from defensive sectors that led in 2019

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index got a small lift Thursday as investors largely moved away from defensive sectors that have done well in 2019.
Postmedia Q4 profit helped by cost cuts, tax credits, higher digital revenue

Postmedia Q4 profit helped by cost cuts, tax credits, higher digital revenue

TORONTO — Postmedia Network Canada Corp. earned its first quarterly profit in nearly two years, generating $7.
Hexo cutting 200 jobs as it looks to profitability, 'long-term viability'

Hexo cutting 200 jobs as it looks to profitability, 'long-term viability'

Cannabis company Hexo Corp. is reducing its workforce by 200 jobs to adjust for expected future revenues and "ensure the long-term viability" of the firm, its chief executive said.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,369.32, up 33.39 points). Zenabis Global Inc. (TSX:ZENA). Health care. Down 19.5 cents, or 39.8 per cent, to 29.5 cents on 16.
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