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Omineca Mining and Metals Ltd. (TSXV: OMM) ("Omineca") announces the grant of 1,300,000 stock options pursuant to its stock option plan. 300,000 of the options were granted to directors and executive officers, with the balance granted to consultants. The options are exercisable at $0.20 per share and, if not exercised, expire January 13, 2027, subject to earlier expiration in accordance with the stock option plan and the applicable policies of the TSX Venture Exchange.
VANCOUVER — Talks between Teck Resources Ltd. and the United Steelworkers union at a British Columbia copper mine have ended as the two sides consider a mediator's proposals to resolve a labour dispute. A statement from mediators Corinn Bell and Vince Ready says they have issued recommendations for a settlement between Teck and the union's Local 7619 at the Highland Valley Copper mine in B.C.'s southern Interior. Details of the contract will not be released until Teck's executive committee and t
GENEVA (AP) — Credit Suisse said Monday that its chairman has resigned following an internal investigation that reportedly found he violated quarantine rules intended to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The resignation of Antonio Horta-Osorio, a British-Portuguese national who took the job barely eight months ago, was announced shortly after midnight Monday. It is the latest upheaval at the top-drawer Swiss bank that has faced an array of recent troubles including bad bets on hedge funds and an inte
LONDON (AP) — Anti-poverty organization Oxfam called Monday for governments to impose a one-time 99% tax on the world's billionaires and use the money to fund expanded production of vaccines for the poor — part of an effort to combat global inequality widened by the coronavirus pandemic. The ranks of the super-rich have swelled during the pandemic thanks to ample financial stimulus that pumped up stocks, the group said. Meanwhile, poor countries have suffered more than their share from COVID-19
BANGKOK (AP) — World shares were mixed on Monday after China reported that its economy expanded at an 8.1% annual pace in 2021, though growth slowed to half that level in the last quarter. Paris, Frankfurt, Tokyo and Shanghai advanced while Hong Kong and Seoul declined. The weakness in China's economy toward the end of 2021 is prompting suggestions Beijing should intervene to prop up growth with interest rate cuts or by injecting money into the economy through public works spending. Shortly befo
The head of Japan's main steel industry lobby said on Tuesday the European Union's decision to extend anti-dumping measures on electrical steel from Japan was inappropriate and it would consider taking action. On Monday, the EU extended setting minimum prices for electrical steel from Japan, China, Russia, South Korea and the United States for five years on the basis that producers would otherwise dump it on the EU market.
Hugo Boss said on Tuesday that it had exceeded its full year sales targets after fourth quarter earnings helped propel the German fashion house back to nearly pre-pandemic levels. The full balance sheet will be published on March 10.
Credit Suisse will stick to its strategic overhaul despite the abrupt departure of its mastermind Antonio Horta-Osorio following an internal probe into his personal conduct, including breaches of COVID-19 rules, the bank's new chairman said on Monday. Horta-Osorio leaves less than nine months after he joined the bank to help it deal with the implosion of investment firm Archegos and the insolvency of British supply chain finance company Greensill Capital, while it was still reeling from the 2020 exit of CEO Tidjane Thiam over a spying scandal. "In the years ahead the strategy will be reviewed regularly, but at the moment it's not an issue at all," Axel Lehmann, the Credit Suisse board member picked to replace Horta-Osorio, told Reuters in an interview, his first with the media since his appointment.
Small-cap energy stocks could see steep rallies in 2022 with strength in oil and gas prices. The post Why Did Surge Energy (TSX:SGY) Stock Zoom 20% Last Week? appeared first on The Motley Fool Canada.
MILAN (Reuters) -Prada sales bounced back sharply in 2021 as pent-up demand for luxury handbags and clothes helped push revenues above pre-pandemic levels, the Italian fashion group said. In an unscheduled trading update, Prada said on Tuesday that group sales last year rose 41% at constant exchange rates to 3.364 billion euros ($3.83 billion), 8% above 2019 levels. Milan-based Prada, known for its minimalist designs, was in the middle of a shift upmarket and online to revive sales when the coronavirus crisis hit, forcing retailers to shut stores around the globe and depriving them of key tourist spending.
In celebration of the Year of The Tiger, luxury Canadian outerwear brand, Nobis, has announced the launch of its 2022 Lunar New Year Capsule Collection. "Nobis" in Latin translates to "us," and since its inception, the brand has always celebrated culture and emphasized the importance of community collaboration and representation. This year, Nobis celebrates the Year of the Tiger by partnering with Fête Chinoise, a Chinese-Canadian cultural platform created by design firm Palettera to develop a s
We asked our Foolish writers for their top ideas for 2022. Here are their picks. The post 15 Top Stock Picks for 2022 appeared first on The Motley Fool Canada.
Wuhu City of east China's Anhui Province has mulled efforts in boosting the science and technology innovation as well as digitalization to push industrial upgrading.
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HONG KONG (Reuters) -Shares of Macau's top casino operators racked up as much as HK$65.53 billion ($8.42 billion) on Monday - or 15% of their market value - as the government of the world's largest gambling hub retained the limit on casino licences to six. By the close of the Hong Kong market, the six Macau casino operators had gained 9.9% in value, or HK$42.2 billion, putting the overall market value of the oprators at about HK$469 billion. Sands China led the rally.
The Canadian Real Estate Association says annual home sales reached a new high in 2021, eclipsing the previous record set in 2020 by about 20 per cent. The association said Monday that about 667,000 residential properties changed hands in 2021, about 30 per cent more than the 10-year average. However, home sales in December were little changed from November and were coupled with a dearth of properties on the market that was so extreme that CREA senior economist Shaun Cathcart called it a record
BALTIMORE (AP) — A lawyer for Baltimore's top prosecutor has outlined her defense against federal criminal charges stemming from her purchase of two Florida vacation homes. Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby is accused of lying about meeting qualifications for coronavirus-related distributions from a city retirement plan. Her attorney, A. Scott Bolden, told reporters on Monday that Mosby was entitled to make an early withdrawal from her retirement savings without facing any penalties. “I’m
Norra Metals Corp. ("Norra" or the "Company") (TSXV: NORA) (Frankfurt: 1KO) (OTC: NRRMF) intends to complete a non-brokered private placement, on a best efforts basis, of up to 10,000,000 units (the "Units") with a 20% over-allotment option at a price of $0.065 per Unit for gross proceeds of up to $650,000 (the "Offering").
OTTAWA — Manufacturing sales rose 2.6 per cent to $63.1 billion in November, even as flooding in B.C. caused disruptions at more than a quarter of factories across Canada, Statistics Canada said Monday. The agency said the overall gain in sales was the second consecutive month of growth as sales rose in 18 of the 21 industries it tracks. "The solid advance in sales during November came despite the impact of flooding in B.C.," said Andrew Grantham, senior economist at CIBC Capital Markets. Floodi
The family of an Amazon.com delivery truck driver in Illinois who died in December when a warehouse was destroyed by a swarm of tornadoes that killed six people there, filed a lawsuit against the online retailer on Monday over his death. The suit, the first against the company stemming from the disaster, was brought in state court by the Chicago firm, Clifford Law Offices, on behalf of the family of driver Austin McEwen, 26. It was filed in Third Judicial Circuit in Madison County, Illinois.