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Russia, brushing off Obama, looks to friendlier Donald Trump

Russia, brushing off Obama, looks to friendlier Donald Trump

HONOLULU — Stung by new punishments, Russia is looking straight past President Barack Obama to Donald Trump in hopes the president-elect will reverse the tough U.S. stance toward Moscow of the last eight years. In a stunning embrace of a longtime U.
Coast Guard suspends search for missing plane with 6 onboard

Coast Guard suspends search for missing plane with 6 onboard

CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday suspended its search for an airplane that was carrying a beverage distribution company executive and five other people when it vanished over Lake Erie shortly after takeoff from the city's lakeshore airport.
US stocks end modestly lower on final trading day of 2016

US stocks end modestly lower on final trading day of 2016

Investors capped a year of solid gains on Wall Street Friday in a selling mood, sending the major U.S. stock indexes modestly lower on the final trading day of 2016.

Stock markets cap off strong year on a soft note, as oil and gold prices retract

TORONTO — Major equity markets in Toronto and New York capped off a strong performing year Thursday with a whimper, much like how it began 2016, as most commodities softened.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,287.59, down 134.53 points) : ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. (TSX:PLI). Biotechnology. Up 32 cents, or 16.75 per cent, to $2.23 on 8.

Markets Right Now: Stocks end a strong year on a weak note

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 4:00 p.m. U.S. stocks are closing out a solid year following a flat 2015.
The Latest: Consulate's chef among expelled Russians

The Latest: Consulate's chef among expelled Russians

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the tensions between the United States and Russia over hacking attacks in the U.S. elections (all times EST): 3:10 p.m. An official says a chef is among the Russians being expelled from the U.S.

Against backlash, publisher to put out Yiannopoulos book

NEW YORK — In the face of heavy criticism, Simon & Schuster is moving forward with plans to publish a book by the conservative provocateur, Milo Yiannopoulos.

SNC-Lavalin sell operations in France as it exits regional airports business

MONTREAL — SNC-Lavalin (TSX:SNC) has sold its operations in France and exited the airport management and maintenance business with the sale of 19 regional airports.
Benefits of Indian cash overhaul elusive as deadline passes

Benefits of Indian cash overhaul elusive as deadline passes

NEW DELHI — Fifty days ago, India yanked most of its currency from circulation without warning, jolting the economy and leaving most citizens scrambling for cash.