The Western Star
Carbonear always open for business: Doyle
Liberal ministers announce Newfoundland and Labrador innovation and business fund projects
Obstacles still impeding central Newfoundland granite plant startup
Negotiations to purchase land stand in way of Carbonear hotel project
$8.5-million announced for Holyrood Marine Base expansion
Hair today, re-used tomorrow: Clarenville salon joins the ‘Green Circle’ club
Amazon, Microsoft chosen to compete for Pentagon cloud computing contract
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp have been selected to continue competing for Pentagon cloud computing services as part of a contract that could be worth some $10 billion, the U.S. Department of Defense said on Wednesday. The ...
New Airbus CEO charts modernization path under leaner management
By Tim Hepher PARIS (Reuters) - New Chief Executive Guillaume Faury imposed his mark on Airbus with a simplified management structure and a manifesto for factory modernization on Thursday, as Europe's plane giant enters a new phase in its titanic ...
'Confidence in Mexico': U.S. and Mexican top brass to talk business, border
By Anthony Esposito MERIDA, Mexico (Reuters) - A meeting of U.S. and Mexican government and business leaders on Thursday aims to shore up investor confidence in Mexico and defuse U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to close their shared border if ...
Vasle: ECB ready to adjust instruments to get closer to inflation goal
By Marja Novak LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - The European Central Bank is "ready to adjust all its instruments" to ensure inflation gets closer to the ECB's inflation goal in a sustainable way, ECB governing council member Bostjan Vasle said on Thursday. ...
The S&P 500 ends flat as investors await bank earnings
By Stephen Culp NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P; 500 ended little changed on Thursday as growing anxiety over a global economic slowdown offset upbeat data and investors waited for earnings season to kick into high gear. In choppy trading, the Nasdaq ...
TSX builds on previous day's gains as financials rise
(Reuters) - Canada's main stock index moved higher on Thursday, building on the previous session's gains, boosted by a rise in financial shares. * At 9:37 a.m. ET (1337 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P;/TSX Composite index was up 34.66 ...
UniCredit CEO on EU probe: 'Much ado about nothing'
MILAN (Reuters) - A European probe into whether UniCredit and seven other banks ran a cartel in trading euro zone government bonds between 2007 and 2012 is "much ado about nothing", the chief executive of Italy's largest bank said on Thursday. ...
Commerzbank chairman dismisses 'irresponsible' reports of dissatisfaction with CEO
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Commerzbank's supervisory board chairman on Thursday dismissed reports of board dissatisfaction with its chief executive as irresponsible and unfounded. Chairman Stefan Schmittmann was reacting to reports in recent days that ...
Latvia pledges faster money laundering reform as pressure builds
By John O'Donnell and Gederts Gelzis FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Latvia's prime minister has promised to accelerate an overhaul of the banking sector as fears grow that money laundering scandals could single the country out as high risk, prompting Swedish ...
Government creating more opportunity for Newfoundland and Labrador shrimp processors
The provincial government has struck a deal with offshore shrimp companies and onshore processors that will see more product handled in Newfoundland and Labrador. As of April 15, offshore companies landing frozen-at-sea industrial shrimp — ...