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China locks down 40 million people as anger grows over virus
China is struggling to contain rising public anger over its response to a spreading coronavirus even as it took unprecedented steps to slow the outbreak, restricting travel for 40 million people on the eve of Lunar New Year.
Bank of Canada pivot raises stakes for retail sales numbers
Lacklustre consumer spending is one of the main reasons the central bank abruptly changed messaging at a rate decision Wednesday, as officials expressed concern that a sharp economic slowdown in the fourth quarter may persist.
Uber says it finally has permission to operate in Vancouver
In the last decade, Uber Technologies Inc. has spread to more than 60 countries, endured a major leadership shake-up and gone public with a valuation of more than $60 billion. But it could never quite win over one feisty Canadian city: Vancouver.
Air Canada says server issue, now fixed, behind international delays
It apologized to those whose flights were affected.
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'We missed the exit': Banks step up call to end negative rates
The calls for an end to the experiment are growing louder as the costs for banks mount and the fear of negative rates on retail deposits has local politicians up in arms.
Goldman to refuse IPOs if all directors are white, straight men
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer David Solomon issued the latest ultimatum Thursday from Davos. Wall Street's biggest underwriter of initial public offerings in the U.S. will no longer take a company public in the U.S. and Europe if it lacks a director who is either female or diverse.
RBC CEO says fossil fuels necessary in shift to green economy
“We have a longer-term transition as we change the energy source, we move to a greener economy, but it is a transition,” McKay said Thursday during a Bloomberg Television interview at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. “You need fossil-based fuels to make that transition -- they’re not going away overnight.”
Spread of coronavirus would test Canada's economic resilience
While no cases of the new SARS-like virus have been confirmed in Canada, a major spread of the disease couldn’t come at a worse time for the nation’s economy.