Apple wants people to know how to clean its new credit card

Apple wants people to know how to clean its new credit card
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple believes some of its zealous customers will treasure its new titanium credit card so much that they will spend time polishing its white finish. That’s why Apple has posted instructions on how to clean the card properly and warned that some materials might leave blemishes that are difficult to remove. The list of potential hazards includes... Read More

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,253.46, down 55.77 points). Belo Sun Mining Corp. (TSX:BSX). Materials. Up 11 cents, or 33.85 per cent, to 43.5 cents on 21.7 million shares. B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Materials. Down 14 cents, or three per cent, to $4.53 on 5.8 million shares. Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy.... Read More

TSX moves lower on signals about interest rate cuts from Federal Reserve

TSX moves lower on signals about interest rate cuts from Federal Reserve
TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index moved lower amid signals that the U.S. Federal Reserve may not cut interest rates as much as markets have expected. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 55.77 points at 16,253.46. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 49.51 points at 26,252.24. The S&P 500 index was down 1.48 points at 2,922.95, while... Read More

North American stock markets down in late-morning trading, loonie down

North American stock markets down in late-morning trading, loonie down
TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index was down in late-morning trading, as the key industrials sector fell and the health-care sector, which includes the big cannabis companies, also lost ground. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 50.25 points at 16,258.98. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 7.73 points at 26,195.00. The S&P 500 index was down... Read More

S. Korea cancels Japan intelligence deal amid trade dispute

S. Korea cancels Japan intelligence deal amid trade dispute
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korea will stop exchanging classified intelligence on North Korea with Japan amid a bitter trade dispute, Seoul said Thursday in a surprise announcement that is likely to set back U.S. efforts to bolster security co-operation with two of its most important allies in the Asian region. South Korea’s decision to cancel the intelligence-sharing pact... Read More

CIBC hikes dividend as it reports third-quarter profit rise, beating estimates

CIBC hikes dividend as it reports third-quarter profit rise, beating estimates
TORONTO — The Canadian Imperial Bank Of Commerce hiked its dividend and reported a two per cent rise in its third-quarter net income to beat analyst estimates. The Toronto-based lender saw growth in Canadian personal and small business banking and its U.S. commercial banking platform, but this was offset by weaker capital markets earnings. CIBC reported net income of $1.4 billion for the quarter ended July... Read More