There's plenty of business to be won, once 2020's unusual circumstances are in the rearview mirror.
* Canadian dollar strengthens 0.3% against the greenback * Canada's annual inflation rate slows to 0.7% in December * Price of U.S. oil rises 1.3% * Canadian bond yields rise across the curve By Fergal Smith TORONTO, Jan 20 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar strengthened against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday as investors bet the U.S. would heavily stimulate its economy and the Bank of Canada would look past a drop in inflation. Canada's annual inflation rate slowed to 0.7% in December, down from a year-on-year increase of 1.0% in November, while the average of the Bank of Canada's three core measures dipped to 1.6% from 1.7%, data from Statistics Canada showed.
The Sanitizer Market will grow by USD 12.59 bn during 2020-2024
Lawyers for a British newspaper group that Meghan Markle is suing for publishing a private letter to her estranged father called on Tuesday for a full trial to "shed light" on the case.
The Online Survey Software Market will grow by $ 2.64 bn during 2020-2024
Russian forces have killed a Chechen separatist guerrilla commander believed to have been involved in a deadly bombing at Moscow's Domodedovo airport in 2011, authorities said on Wednesday. Aslan Byutukayev was one of six militants killed during a special operation in the village of Katyr-Yurt, about 1,500 km (930 miles) south of Moscow, Chechen regional leader Ramzan Kadyrov said. Byutukayev is supected of being behind a bombing that killed nearly 40 people in the arrivals hall of Domodedovo airport in 2011.
Stock futures rose Wednesday morning, extending advances as investors looked ahead to the first actions of the incoming Biden administration.
(Bloomberg) -- Tech shares led U.S. stocks higher after Netflix Inc. reported strong earnings. Treasuries edged lower alongside the dollar.The Nasdaq 100 Index jumped more than 1% and the S&P 500 Index rose toward an all-time high. Netflix Inc. surged more than 10% after a jump in subscribers. Chipmaker ASML Holding NV rallied on solid results. Morgan Stanley gained after reporting record full-year results.Investors also kept an eye on Washington, where Joe Biden is set to be sworn in as president. On Tuesday, Janet Yellen promoted a $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief proposal to lawmakers as she seeks confirmation as Treasury secretary.In Asia, Chinese firms trading in Hong Kong saw the bulk of gains, and the Hang Seng Index approached the 30,000 level. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. rallied after billionaire Jack Ma resurfaced from months out of public view amid escalating scrutiny over his internet empire.Investors are counting on more spending to help propel economic growth under Biden, who is planning a flurry of executive orders on his first day. Still, it won’t be all smooth sailing, with Yellen encountering early Republican resistance to Biden’s relief plan in her confirmation hearing to become Treasury secretary.Yellen -- who could be confirmed as soon as Thursday -- said that help for the unemployed and small businesses would provide the “biggest bang for the buck.” She urged lawmakers to act in efforts to rescue an economy battered by the coronavirus. She also said the U.S. is prepared to take on China’s “abusive” trade and economic practices, and that the Biden administration won’t pursue a weak dollar.On the virus front, Germany suffered record daily deaths and a study on the South African variant raised concern about the efficacy of vaccines.Elsewhere, crude oil edged higher and gold traded at around $1,840 an ounce.These are some key events coming up:Joe Biden takes office as U.S. president on Wednesday.Policy decisions are due Wednesday from central banks in Brazil and Canada. The Bank of Japan and the ECB deliver decisions Thursday.Here are the main moves in markets:StocksThe S&P 500 Index climbed 0.6% as of 9:31 a.m. New York time.The Stoxx Europe 600 Index gained 0.6%.The MSCI Asia Pacific Index increased 0.5%.The MSCI Emerging Market Index advanced 1%.CurrenciesThe Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index decreased 0.1%.The euro declined 0.2% to $1.2108.The British pound jumped 0.3% to $1.3667.The onshore yuan strengthened 0.2% to 6.468 per dollar.The Japanese yen strengthened 0.1% to 103.82 per dollar.BondsThe yield on 10-year Treasuries jumped one basis point to 1.10%.The yield on two-year Treasuries advanced less than one basis point to 0.13%.Germany’s 10-year yield increased less than one basis point to -0.52%.Britain’s 10-year yield advanced one basis point to 0.3%.Japan’s 10-year yield declined one basis point to 0.049%.CommoditiesWest Texas Intermediate crude advanced 1% to $53.49 a barrel.Brent crude increased 0.7% to $56.29 a barrel.Gold was little changed at $1,841.05 an ounce.For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2021 Bloomberg L.P.
Sergio Perez says he already is working with Red Bull on a number of ideas that he thinks can help the Formula 1 team make a step forward in 2021.
MillionaireMatch, a popular, serious dating site for millionaires, elite singles and attractive singles seeking long-term relationships and marriage, today announced that it plans to aggressively address erroneous, online allegations that it is a "sugar daddy" site. The company has issued notifications to website operators advising that it should not be characterized in this way. MillionaireMatch warns that if its requests are not promptly honored, it will be compelled to initiate lawsuits to enforce its rights.
The EU has fined Valve and five game publishers $9.4 million for geo-blocking titles in some countries.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Evolving Gold Corp. (CSE: EVG) (FSE: EV71) (OTCB: EVOGF) (the “Company” or “EVG”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. David Velisek as a director of the Company. Mr. Velisek has been involved in the capital markets for over 25 years. He has been a licensed trader of equities, options and futures, as well as Investment Adviser. He has also held roles in investor relations as well as providing consulting services to public companies. Currently, Mr. Velisek is a director of Trillium Gold Mines Inc., Datinvest International Ltd. and Cognetivity Neurosciences Ltd. He has previous acted as director of Lifestyle Delivery Systems Inc., Amador Gold Corp., Novo Resources Corp., Finore Mining Inc. and Delon Resources Corp. Mr. Velisek is currently employed with Baron Global Financial Canada Ltd. The board continues to actively review opportunities to advance the Company. Further announcements will be made as and when appropriate. On Behalf of the Board of Directors EVOLVING GOLD CORP. “Charles Jenkins” Director and Acting CEO email@example.com Neither Canadian Securities Exchange nor its Market Regulator (as that term is defined in the policies of the CSE) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
Up to 1.5 billion cyberattacks occurred globally last year, according to the cybersecurity firm Kaspersky, as outdated systems and a shift to remote work during the pandemic created new opportunities for hackers.
BitPay integrates WalletConnect into the BitPay Wallet app for access to the rapidly evolving DeFi space.
Houston-based law firm Hanszen Laporte appoints Matthew Hansel to Junior Partner.
Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) will provide a live webcast of its 2020 fourth quarter and year-end earnings conference call on Friday, January 29, 2021, at 8:30 a.m. ET. The call will be hosted by Chairman, President and CEO, Noel Wallace, and Chief Investor Relations Officer, John Faucher.
Duravant LLC ("Duravant"), a global engineered equipment and automation solutions provider to the food processing, packaging and material handling sectors, announced today the introduction of nVenia, LLC, a new Operating Company within Duravant’s Packaging Solutions Segment formed by combining Arpac, Hamer-Fischbein and Ohlson into a single entity.
Accoding to the 8 January market announcement, on 20 January 2021, the shareholders and Supervisory Board of AS LHV Finance, belonging to the AS LHV Group consolidation group, resolved changes in the management of the company. The shareholders resolved to call back Erki Kilu from the Supervisory Board as of 29 January 2021 and at the same time elect Kadri Kiisel a new member of the Supervisory Board with a term of 5 years. On 29 January the new Supervisory Board will also elect Kadri Kiisel the new Chairman of the Supervisory Board of AS LHV Finance. The Supervisory Board resolved to call back Kadri Kiisel from the Management Board as of 29 January 2021 and elect Mari-Liis Stalde to be the new Member of the Management Board with a term of 5 years. LHV Finance is dealing in hire-purchase and gives out small loans. The Management Board of the company has one member. In addition to Kadri Kiisel the other Members of the Supervisory Board of AS LHV Finance include Madis Toomsalu, Jaan Koppel and Veiko Poolgas. LHV Group is the largest domestic financial group and capital provider in Estonia. LHV Group's key subsidiaries are LHV Pank, LHV Varahaldus and LHV Kindlustus. LHV employs over 500 people. LHV’s banking services are used by 247,000 clients, and pension funds managed by LHV have more than 180,000 active clients. LHV’s UK branch offers banking infrastructure to 140 international financial services companies, via which LHV’s payment services reach clients around the world. Priit RumCommunication managerEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: +372 502 0786
Downing Strategic Micro-Cap Investment Trust Plc LEI Code: 213800QMYPUW4POFFX69 Net Asset Value The Company announces: Total Assets (including unaudited revenue reserves) at 19 January 2021£41.88mNet Assets (including unaudited revenue reserves) at 19 January 2021£41.88mNumber of shares in issue (excluding treasury):52,602,486 The Net Asset Value (NAV) per share at 19 January 2021 was: Per Ordinary share (bid price) - including unaudited current period revenue *79.62pPer Ordinary share (bid price) - excluding current period revenue *78.78p Ordinary share price 64.25pPremium/(Discount) to NAV (including current period revenue)(19.30%) * Current period revenue covers the period 01/03/2020 to 19/01/2021
Windstream Enterprise (WE), a managed communications service provider, today delivered yet another important layer of safety to its business customers by ensuring that its current voice and unified communications solutions are in compliance with FCC rules implementing RAY BAUM’s Act. Windstream Enterprise customers using OfficeSuite UC® and Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) in all 50 states will rest assured knowing their teams have access to the latest safety technology in case of an emergency.
Media-streaming technology developer Roku (NASDAQ: ROKU) had quite a year in 2020. The entertainment industry was changed forever last year, and Roku is one of the best bets on the new era. Here's why you should buy Roku shares hand over fist right now and hold them for at least five years.