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Wed, Apr 1st, 2020
WarnerMedia names former Hulu chief Jason Kilar CEO

NEW YORK — Jason Kilar, the founding chief executive of Hulu and a former Amazon senior vice-president, has been named CEO of WarnerMedia, the company announced Wednesday.

Cineplex to keep its theatres doors closed for the foreseeable future

TORONTO — Canada's largest movie exhibitor, Cineplex Inc., will keep its doors closed nationwide into the foreseeable future amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

CGX.TO : 11.79 (+0.77%)
Business and economic events scheduled for Thursday

Business and economic events scheduled for Thursday.

Finances hurting? Watch 'Let's Make a Deal'

NEW YORK — Instead of watching their own finances crater, shut-in television viewers tuned in to the game show “Let's Make a Deal” in record numbers last week.

Employers will have to show they prepared workers to avoid breaches, lawyer says

TORONTO — Amid the mass transition to remote working as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, most employers are likely focused on operational issues in order to get their employees up and running in their...

Macy's added to clearance from benchmark S&P 500

The S&P 500 Index is moving department store giant Macy’s to a lower level.

Sprint and T-Mobile merge, creating new wireless giant

NEW YORK — Mobile carrier T-Mobile has completed the takeover of smaller rival Sprint, creating a new wireless giant that rivals AT&T and Verizon in size.

Grains lower, livestock lower.

Grain futures were lower Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for May delivery declined 12 cents at $5.5760 a bushel; May corn fell 3.40 cents at $3.3620 a bushel; May oats was...

Insurance companies predict changes to premiums and virtual care after COVID-19

TORONTO — When COVID-19 started spreading through Canada, the president of one of the country’s largest insurance companies was thinking about mothers who have to tote kids to a waiting room and keep...

Survey: US manufacturing slides in March

WASHINGTON — American manufacturing slide in March, dragged down by economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak.

North American stock markets fall at the start of trading, loonie edges up

TORONTO — The financial and industrial sectors led a broad-based decline as Canada's main stock index plunged at the start of trading today, while U.S. stock markets also fell.

Teck Resources slows steelmaking coal and Highland Valley operations

VANCOUVER — Teck Resources Ltd. says it has temporarily slowed operations and reduced its crews by up to 50 per cent at its steelmaking coal and Highland Valley Copper operations in response to the COVID-19...

TECK-B.TO : 10.22 (-4.22%)
U.S. businesses cut 27,000 jobs in March, before virus hit

WASHINGTON — U.S. companies shed 27,000 jobs in March, according to a private survey, a figure that mostly reflected the economy as it stood before the full impact of the viral outbreak.

Auto parts and paint company Uni-Select furloughs half of its 6,000 employees

BOUCHERVILLE, Que. — Uni-Select Inc. says approximately half of its employees are being furloughed and a third of its sites being temporarily closed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

UNS.TO : 4.62 (-9.59%)
April 1, rent's due: Many struggle to pay in virus outbreak

It's the first of the month, and everybody knows the rent's due. For millions of Americans, Wednesday is the first time the landlord is knocking on the door since the coronavirus outbreak turned the economy...

Corus Entertainment delaying decision on June dividend, reports Q2 profit up

TORONTO — Corus Entertainment Inc. is delaying its decision on whether to pay a quarterly dividend in June as it gauges the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

CJR-B.TO : 2.56 (+1.99%)
Global stock markets skid as coronavirus infections soar

TOKYO — Global stock markets skidded Wednesday as reports of rising numbers of coronavirus cases deepened the gloom over the likely impact on the world economy.

Dollarama suspends guidance due to COVID-19 pandemic, reports Q4 profit up

MONTREAL — Dollarama Inc. suspended its financial guidance due to the COVID-19 pandemic as it reported its fourth-quarter profit rose compared with a year ago.

DOL.TO : 38.89 (-0.38%)
Volunteers fill gaps amid UK pandemic lockdown

LONDON — The Rev. April Keech knocked on the door of an apartment in east London, took three giant steps back and made way for other volunteers to lay a bag of groceries on the threshold.

Trump, Putin discuss oil, Japan stops some postal services

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments on Wedy related to the global economy, the work place and the spread of the...

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