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Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,213.31, down 90.74 points ). Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Materials. Up 76 cents, or 3.15 per cent, to $24.88 on 5.7 million shares.
Manufacturing sales beat forecasts in June despite falling 1.2%, says StatCan

Manufacturing sales beat forecasts in June despite falling 1.2%, says StatCan

Canadian factory activity beat expectations in June as manufacturing sales fell 1.2 per cent to $58 billion, led lower by a drop in the petroleum and coal product and food industries, Statistics Canada said in a report Tuesday.
Huawei expects no relief from US sanctions but is confident

Huawei expects no relief from US sanctions but is confident

SHENZHEN, China — The founder of Chinese tech giant Huawei said Tuesday he expects no relief from U.S.
Canadian banks to report 'solid' quarter amid trade tensions, strong employment

Canadian banks to report 'solid' quarter amid trade tensions, strong employment

TORONTO — Trade uncertainty may weigh on the Canadian banks' upcoming financial results, but strong employment numbers on both sides of the border and a continued boost from their international footprints will likely result in a "solid" quarter, anal
Transat continues to back Air Canada bid following comments by Peladeau

Transat continues to back Air Canada bid following comments by Peladeau

MONTREAL — Transat A.T. Inc. repeated its recommendation that shareholders support a takeover offer for the company by Air Canada after Pierre Karl Peladeau hinted he may make an offer.

Writers union says talent agents are violating antitrust law

LOS ANGELES — The Writers Guild of America filed claims Monday in federal court alleging the entertainment industry's biggest talent agencies are violating antitrust and anti-racketeering laws, the latest move in a long and heated battle between thos
Disney Plus, Cable Minus: Analysts say streaming service may escalate cord cutting

Disney Plus, Cable Minus: Analysts say streaming service may escalate cord cutting

TORONTO — The Walt Disney Company is swooping into the Canadian market with its powerful new streaming platform Disney Plus in November, and analysts say the menu of Marvel superheroes, Pixar characters, and Disney animated classics could give viewer
Quebecor CEO dangles offer for Transat if Air Canada deal can't take off

Quebecor CEO dangles offer for Transat if Air Canada deal can't take off

MONTREAL — The head of Quebec telecommunications giant Quebecor Inc. is dangling a potential offer for Transat A.T. if the tour operator's shareholders or regulatory authorities block Air Canada's $720-million offer.
Catalyst Capital Group buys nearly 18.5M HBC shares in tender offer

Catalyst Capital Group buys nearly 18.5M HBC shares in tender offer

The Hudson's Bay Co. insiders who want to take Canada's oldest retailer private face a new obstacle after an investment firm snapped up about one tenth of the company's outstanding shares. The Catalyst Capital Group Inc.

Husky Energy shares rise on analyst report about potential privatization

CALGARY — Shares in Husky Energy Inc. gained more than five per cent after an RBC Dominion Securities analyst suggested its low share price makes this a good time for the company to be taken private. The stock closed up 45 cents or 5.