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TSX little changed as energy shares slip

National News - 1 hour 57 sec ago

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index was little changed on Thursday as worries about the outcome of an Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries meeting hit oil prices, weighing on shares of energy producers and offsetting gains in most other sectors. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 5.44 points, 0.04 percent, at 15,032.97 shortly after the open. (Editing by W Simon)


Categories: National News

TSX little changed as energy shares slip

Business News - 1 hour 57 sec ago

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index was little changed on Thursday as worries about the outcome of an Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries meeting hit oil prices, weighing on shares of energy producers and offsetting gains in most other sectors. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 5.44 points, 0.04 percent, at 15,032.97 shortly after the open. (Editing by W Simon)


Briton, 4 children in Kabul blast

CNN World - 1 hour 1 min ago
A suicide attack in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killed five people and wounded 33 others, including at least four children, said Kabul's police chief.
Categories: International News

Scientists: 'Positive' results in 1st trial of experimental Ebola vaccine

CNN World - 1 hour 3 min ago
The first human trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine has produced promising results, U.S. scientists said, raising hopes that protection from the deadly disease may be on the horizon.
Categories: International News

Analysis: Low food inflation tightens squeeze on Europe's grocers

Business News - 1 hour 5 min ago

By Emma Thomasson and James Davey BERLIN/LONDON (Reuters) - Subdued food price inflation in Europe is unlikely to pick up any time soon, adding to the pressure on mainstream grocers as they struggle with changing shopping habits and competition from discounters. Prices paid in Europe for fast-moving consumer goods rose at their slowest pace since 2010 in the third quarter, and fell in Spain, France and Italy, according to consumer data firm Nielsen, weighing on retailers' revenues and share prices. ...


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