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Coronavirus fears have some Canadians scrambling to rebook vacations

Coronavirus fears have some Canadians scrambling to rebook vacations

Hugh Ji had been looking forward to returning home to South Korea with his Canadian wife and two of their friends for a trip that included stops in Seoul and a visit to Jeju island.
Markets shudder again on virus fears, extending recent rout

Markets shudder again on virus fears, extending recent rout

NEW YORK — Stocks are falling sharply on Wall Street as investors continue to flee risky assets as countries take increasingly drastic measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak and as more big-name companies warn that they'll be affected.
North American stock markets plunge again, loonie falls against US dollar

North American stock markets plunge again, loonie falls against US dollar

TORONTO — North American stock markets plunged for another day as cases of the novel coronavirus which began in China continued to spread around the world and raise worries about global economic growth. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 401.

Husky Energy shares fall on cash flow miss, reports $2.3B Q4 loss on writedowns

CALGARY — Shares in Husky Energy Inc. fell by as much as 11.7 per cent on Thursday morning in Toronto after it reported fourth-quarter results that matched analyst expectations on production but missed by a wide margin on funds from operations.
WSP Global CEO says coronavirus a minor concern as M&A remains top of mind

WSP Global CEO says coronavirus a minor concern as M&A remains top of mind

MONTREAL — The CEO of WSP Global Inc. says the engineering company is not immune to fallout from the novel coronavirus epidemic.

Chloe sparkles as giant Paris fashion exhibit space opens

PARIS — Chloe teemed with sparkling detailing at Paris Fashion Week Thursday.
HBC chair Richard Baker wins shareholder approval to take retailer private

HBC chair Richard Baker wins shareholder approval to take retailer private

TORONTO — Hudson's Bay Co. executive chairman Richard Baker has won shareholder approval to take the retailer private.
Openness in relationships extends to your finances, experts say

Openness in relationships extends to your finances, experts say

John Shmuel knows firsthand what financial openness — and secrecy — can do. By the third date, his fiancee knew his income and savings. A year later they'd agreed to focus on saving for a condo before getting married.
US pending home sales climbed 5.2% in January

US pending home sales climbed 5.2% in January

WASHINGTON — There was a 5.2% jump in Americans signing contracts to buy homes in January from the previous month as lower mortgage rates and a solid economy are pushing up demand for housing.
US economy grew at 2.1% rate in Q4 but virus threat looms

US economy grew at 2.1% rate in Q4 but virus threat looms

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 2.1% in the final quarter of last year, but damage from the spreading coronavirus is likely depressing growth in the current quarter and for 2020 as a whole.