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.
TORONTO — Canada's largest movie exhibitor, Cineplex Inc., will keep its doors closed nationwide into the foreseeable future amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Business and economic events scheduled for Thursday.
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.
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...
The S&P 500 Index is moving department store giant Macy’s to a lower level.
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.
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...
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...
WASHINGTON — American manufacturing slide in March, dragged down by economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...