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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Canada ratifies China investment deal, may help smooth relations

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 02:08pm by Reuters in Ottawa

    ... Reuters in Ottawa Agreement over protection for foreign investments in Canada to come into force after two-year delay in move seen as method to defuse tensions between Ottawa and Beijing Canada has finally ratified a foreign investment protection agreement with China after a two-year delay in a step that may help ease tensions between the two countries and smooth the way ...

  2. Business - Commodities - INVESTMENT: AGRICULTURE

    Canadian condo seller to sell canola oil to China, supplies to be secured

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 11:50am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Winnipeg, Canada A Canadian company better known for selling condominiums has walked into a C$1 billion (US$890 million) deal to ship edible oil to China as consumer demand ... in Canada. Industry group Canola Council of Canada welcomed it, but was not familiar with LeMine’s plans. Liu said LeMine is negotiating supplies with several Canadian canola crushing plants, ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Swift says 15 more countries now using yuan to settle over 10pc of trades with mainland, Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 11:11am by Jeanny Yu

    ... Canada, Sweden, Indonesia, Australia and Malaysia, countries that have close trading ties with China or have been aggressively promoting yuan business. The 10 per cent milestone is a threshold set ... and internationalisation," said Astrid Thorsen, Swift's head of business intelligence. "In particular, Canada's [yuan] usage for payments, which has increased greatly over this period, is very ...

  4. Business - Companies - INSURANCE

    Manulife Financial net income up 6.4pc on strong Asia business

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 08:21am by Sophie Yu

    ... business offsetting a decline in North America markets. Canada-based Manulife is a financial services group with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. In Asia the company ... president and chief executive Donald Guloien said on Thursday. “Our results were highlighted by very strong sales from Asia, partially offset by some weaker results in Canada and the US. “Owing ...

  5. Business - Economy - CURRENCIES

    British Columbia eyes yuan hub as China trade grows

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 03:57am by Jeanny Yu

    ... of Vancouver as the top offshore yuan hub in North America- alongside Toronto- on the back of a fresh currency swap and the renminbi qualified foreign institutional investor quota that Canada has just ... local yuan-related investment products. Canada's federal government has still yet to decide whether to anoint Toronto, the business capital, or Vancouver, which is home to generations ...

  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Canada faces a currency conundrum

    Posted May 19th 2014, 03:22am by DAVID BROWN

    ... David Brown Canada's central bank may want to kick-start its tightening cycle to fine-tune growth and inflation, but a stronger dollar could upset its plans Stuck in the blocks Canada's recovery is picking up steam and inflation is creeping higher. In reality, the country should be steeling itself for higher interest rates ahead. That is not what the Bank of Canada has ...

  7. Business - Economy - CURRENCIES

    Worst to come for Canadian 'loonie' as oil prices fall

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 05:19am by Bloomberg

    ... dollar The oil boom that powered Canada's recovery from its 2009 recession is turning into a bust for the nation's currency. The Canadian dollar tumbled this month to a five-year low ... 4 per cent to C$1.18, according to Toronto-Dominion Bank and Royal Bank of Canada. "The risk is, a sustained push lower in oil prices cuts Canadian growth," said Shaun Osborne, ...

  8. Business - Money - PRIVATE EQUITY

    Investors in backlash against high private equity fund fees

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 04:59am by Ray Chan

    ... The sovereign fund has been building a relationship with Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan in part to leverage the Canadian giant's expertise in the property market in New York and Canada ...

  9. Business - Commodities - GOLD

    Swiss 'gold vote' worries markets

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 07:13am by AFP

    ... 20 per cent of its holdings, nearly three times more than the current level of 7 per cent. It would also require the bank to stop selling its gold and repatriate reserves held in Canada ...

  10. Business

    Cases in WTO body on trade barriers nears record in 2014

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 12:01pm by JING YANG

    ... of three cases. The two other cases, jointly raised by Canada, United States and the EU, regard China’s regulations on cosmetics and medical devices. The EU and China have been at loggerheads over ...




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