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Barnes & Noble Inc. (BKS) announced that Ronald Boire has been named Chief Executive Officer of the company's Retail business, effective September 8, 2015. Boire is currently President and CEO, and a member of the Board of Sears Canada (SCC.TO, SRSC). Sears Canada Inc. (SCC.TO, SRSC) said its Board...

Loblaw Companies Limited (L.TO) and UFCW locals 175 & 633 and 1000A have agreed to recommence negotiations relating to labour contracts covering 69 select stores in Ontario, including some Zehrs Great Food, Loblaws Great Food, and Real Canadian Superstore locations. Strikes began in nine stores represented...

The U.S. dollar strengthened against its major rivals in early European deals on Thursday, as traders await U.S. jobs data due later in the day to gauge whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates as early as September. Data from the Labour Department may show the economy to have added 230,000...

The Canadian dollar weakened against most major currencies in the early European session on Thursday. The Canadian dollar fell to nearly a 2-week low of 1.3978 against the euro and nearly a 3-month low of 1.2617 against the U.S. dollar, from early highs of 1.3892 and 1.2579, respectively. Against...

The U.S. dollar strengthened against most major currencies in the early European session on Thursday. The U.S. dollar rose to more than a 2-week high of 1.5580 against the pound, from an early low of 1.5617. Against the New Zealand, the Australia and the Canadian dollars, the greenback advanced...

The Australian dollar extended early slide against most major rivals in early European deals on Thursday. The aussie fell to a 3-day low of 0.7611 against the greenback, 2-day lows of 93.98 against the yen and 1.4531 against the euro, compared to yesterday's closing values of 0.7644, 94.15 and 1.4454,...

The Australian dollar weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Thursday after data showed that the trade deficit for May rose more than economists expected. Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed that Australia posted a seasonally adjusted merchandise trade...

The Japanese yen fell against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Thursday as positive reaction to the latest news about Greece as well as some upbeat U.S. economic data generated risk appetite. While Greece failed to make a 1.6 billion euro payment to the International Monetary Fund,...

SouthGobi Resources Ltd. (SGQ.TO) Thursday said that on June 30, it was served with a Notice of Civil Claim filed by the company's former President and Chief Executive Officer, Alexander Molyneux, in the British Columbia Supreme Court. The claim relates to alleged breaches of Molyneux's employment...

The Australian dollar weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Thursday. The Australian dollar fell to a 3-day low of 0.7628 against the U.S. dollar, from yesterday's closing value of 0.7643. Pulling away from a early high of 94.42 against the yen, the aussie dropped...

The Japanese yen weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Thursday. The yen fell to a 6-day low of 123.45 against the U.S. dollar, from yesterday's closing value of 123.16. Against the euro, the pound, the Swiss franc and the Canadian dollar, the yen edged down to 136.44,...

General Motors Co. (GM, GMM.TO) reported that Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealers in the United States delivered 259,353 vehicles in June 2015, down 3 percent from last year. Retail deliveries climbed 6.8 percent year over year to 206,814 vehicles, the best June for retail deliveries since 2007...

The U.S. dollar extended rally against its major rivals on Wednesday, as private sector jobs growth outpaced expectations in June, reinforcing hopes for a September rate hike by the Federal Reserve. Data released by payroll processor ADP showed that employment in the private sector jumped by 237,000...

The Canadian dollar extended its early decline against the U.S. dollar in European deals on Wednesday. The loonie fell to 1.2521 against the greenback, a level untouched since June 5. The loonie is likely to find support around the 1.26 mark. The pair was valued at 1.2487 at yesterday's close.

The euro recovered from its early lows against most major counterparts in the early European session on Wednesday, as a media report showed that Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipiras gave nod to accept the creditors' bailout proposal, but with some minor changes. Tsipiras' send a letter to the heads...

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