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(Reuters) -Australia's Graincorp raised its annual profit forecast for the second time, as the agribusiness firm capitalises on strong demand for grains and vegetable oils amid a supply crunch from the war in Ukraine, pushing its shares up more than 10%. The profit upgrade on Wednesday was also encouraged by expectations of above-average East Coast Australian (ECA) crop in year 2022/23, combined with a favourable three-month rainfall outlook. Global wheat prices reached record levels in early 2022 as major exporter Ukraine's supplies were essentially cut off due to Russia's invasion, triggering a five-fold jump in Graincorp's first-half profit and allowing it to pay a special dividend.
BlackBerry’s improving fundamentals have helped its stock soar lately and outperform the broader market. The post BlackBerry Stock is Rallying! Buy Before It’s Too Late appeared first on The Motley Fool Canada.
TORONTO — Martinrea International Inc. says it had net income of $25.5 million for the quarter ending June 30, up from $24 million for the same quarter last year. The automotive parts manufacturer says adjusted net income was also $25.5 million, which worked out to 32 cents per share, while adjusted net income last year was $27 million or 34 cents per share. The Toronto-based company says total sales were $1.11 billion, up 26 per cent from last year. Analysts had expected adjusted earnings of 30
i-80 GOLD CORP. (TSX: IAU) (NYSE: IAUX) ("i-80", or the "Company") is pleased to report its operating and financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2022. i-80's Consolidated Financial Statements ("financial statements"), as well as i-80's Management's Discussion and Analysis of Operations and Financial Condition ("MD&A") for the three and six months ended June 30, 2022, are available on the Company's website at www.i80gold.com, on SEDAR at www.sedar.com, and on EDGAR at www.s
Large shifts in the composition of the U.S. workforce in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic have made it harder to measure underlying productivity growth, which some economists put at about 1.0% or less, making the Federal Reserve's fight against inflation more difficult. Unit labor costs - the price of labor per single unit of output - rose at a 10.8% rate.
CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. says its Commerce City refinery in Colorado is back up and running after an equipment malfunction earlier Monday. Suncor spokeswoman Mita Adesanya said the malfunction caused the safety system within one of the units at the refinery to activate. She said the system worked as designed, shutting down the equipment to prevent any further disruption to operations. Suncor sent out an alert Monday morning warning residents in the area that the temporary shutdown could resu
Here's why this top Canadian energy stock with a high dividend yield looks undervalued and good to buy now for a self-directed RRSP. The post RRSP Investors: 1 Top Contrarian Stock to Buy Now appeared first on The Motley Fool Canada.
The Canadian dollar weakened against its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday, adding to its August decline, as cautious trading gripped financial markets ahead of a key U.S. inflation report this week. The Canadian dollar was down 0.3% at 1.2895 to the greenback, or 77.55 U.S. cents, after trading in a range of 1.2844 to 1.2900. "The broader tone appears to be dominating and CAD is trading in tandem with risk, given modest weakness across global equity indices," said Eric Theoret, global macro strategist at Manulife Investment Management.
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly declined Tuesday amid a global fall in technology shares, including Japan's SoftBank, which has reported hefty losses caused by the market downturn. Such worries are coming on top of concerns about inflation and what central banks might do to curb that trend. Higher interest rates tend to work as a minus for share prices. Shares fell in Tokyo but rose in other regional markets. U.S. futures edged higher while oil prices fell. Japan's technology investor SoftBank
Tactic to lower emissions will reduce yields at a time when food security is a major concern, farmers argue
EIA projected 2022 power sales would rise to 1,494 billion kWh for residential consumers, 1,371 billion kWh for commercial customers as more people return to work in offices and 1,019 billion kWh for the industrial sector. EIA said natural gas' share of power generation will be 37% in 2022, the same as in 2021, before sliding to 36% in 2023. Nuclear power's share will slide to 19% in 2022, from 20% in 2021, before rising back to 20% in 2023.
(Reuters) -Swiss duty-free retailer Dufry said on Tuesday it saw strong sales momentum continue in July despite the soaring inflation, after its turnover more than doubled in the first six months of the year. The Basel-based group posted a 146% rise in turnover to 2.92 billion Swiss francs ($3.06 billion) in the January to June period, corresponding to 75.5% of the pre-pandemic 2019 levels in constant currency. Chief Executive Officer Xavier Rossinyol, who took over the role from June 1, said the strong momentum had continued into July, when it reached around 90% of 2019 turnover levels.
The offer price marks a premium of more than 53% to Recipe's last close. Recipe said it had entered into a letter of intent with Fairfax, adding its board would recommend shareholders vote in favor of a takeover once the deal was finalized. Founded in 1883, Vaughan, Canada-based Recipe operates brands such as Kelseys, East Side Mario's and New York Fries.
Latin American companies could replace at least some of the Chinese companies' initial public offerings (IPOs) that have disappeared from western markets this year, a senior Nasdaq executive said. Regulators in Beijing and Washington have increased their scrutiny of Chinese companies listed in the United States, and a dispute over access to audit papers could lead to Chinese companies being delisted from U.S. exchanges. Four Latin American Companies were listed, down from 20 last year, and 11 companies from countries in Southeast Asia, compared with 19 last year.
Vox Royalty Corp. (TSXV: VOX) (OTCQX: VOXCF) ("Vox" or the "Company"), a returns focused precious metals royalty company, is pleased to announce an update on the producing Wonmunna Iron Ore Mine ("Wonmunna") in Western Australia, controlled by ASX-listed Mineral Resources Limited ("MinRes"). Vox holds an uncapped 1.25% - 1.50% gross revenue royalty over Wonmunna, which forms a key part of MinRes' 11Mtpa Utah Point Hub operations in the Pilbara region.
MONTREAL — WSP Global Inc. is extending its buying streak, as the Montreal-based engineering giant announced its sixth acquisition in 10 weeks. The company said Monday after markets closed it has reached a roughly $975-million deal to purchase RPS, a consulting firm based in the United Kingdom with about $875 million in annual revenue and 5,000 employees worldwide. The 52-year-old outfit focuses on climate change and energy consulting, an area where WSP has recently broadened its footprint. In J
Google Fiber plans to bring its high-speed internet service to multiple cities in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nebraska and Nevada over the next several years in its first big expansion since it spun out as an independent Alphabet Inc unit in 2015. In his first media interview since becoming chief executive of Google Fiber in February 2018, Dinni Jain told Reuters on Wednesday that his team was finally prepared to "add a little bit more build velocity" after over four years of sharpening operations. "There was an impression 10 years ago that Google Fiber was trying to build the entire country," Jain said.
BERLIN (AP) — Local officials with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s party rejected a bid to expel former Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder over his close ties to Russia, the news agency dpa reported Monday. An arbitration committee of the center-left Social Democrats’ branch in Hannover, where Schroeder lives, considered 17 applications from party members for proceedings against him. Schroeder’s longstanding connections to the Russian energy sector and refusal to distance himself fully from President
Compensating donors for plasma is the only route to increase our domestic supply
Policyholders of FM Global, which include one of every three Fortune 500 companies and similar size organizations worldwide, will collectively receive approximately US$300 million in a first-of-its-kind 'resilience credit,' providing them with additional means to invest in climate resilience solutions. The credit has the potential to help those organizations reduce total loss expectancies related to wind, flood and wildfire exposure by more than US$120 billion which, in turn, can magnify their p