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Japan to lift all coronavirus emergency steps nationwide

Japan to lift all coronavirus emergency steps nationwide

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government says the coronavirus state of emergency will end Thursday so the economy can be reactivated as infections slow. Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced Tuesday that virus restrictions will be eased gradually.
Gas blowout near Los Angeles leads to up to $1.8B settlement

Gas blowout near Los Angeles leads to up to $1.8B settlement

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of families sickened and forced from their Los Angeles homes after the nation’s largest-known natural gas leak have reached a settlement of up to $1.8 billion with a utility, attorneys said Monday.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,463.42, up 60.76 points.) TC Energy Corp. (TSX:TRP). Energy. Up 80 cents, or 1.27 per cent, to $63.68 on 17.2 million shares.
2nd top Fed official to retire in wake of trading activity

2nd top Fed official to retire in wake of trading activity

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Kaplan will step down as president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas early next month, the Dallas Fed announced Monday.

Ontario government pledges $100 million to help tourism sector recover from COVID-19

TORONTO — Ontario will invest $100 million in the province's tourism sector to help it recover from the impact of COVID-19.
Global Citizen Live generates $1.1 billion to fight poverty

Global Citizen Live generates $1.1 billion to fight poverty

NEW YORK (AP) — Global Citizen Live, a 24-hour concert that featured performances from Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Lopez, BTS and Elton John and dozens of other stars, raised more than $1.

Sustainable fund providers say too early for new regulations amid rapid evolution

TORONTO — Providers of sustainable investing products say the sector is evolving too rapidly to impose new regulations.
Energy prices power S&P/TSX composite higher, U.S. stock markets mixed

Energy prices power S&P/TSX composite higher, U.S. stock markets mixed

TORONTO — Energy helped to power Canada's main stock index higher to start the week as crude oil prices rose to a near three-month high and natural gas soared 10 per cent to the highest level since late 2013.
Gucci launches Vault vintage site during Milan Fashion Week

Gucci launches Vault vintage site during Milan Fashion Week

MILAN (AP) — Fashion houses trying to figure out how to reach new eyeballs after the long ordeal of the pandemic have centered around a singular idea: collaborations. Many are doing it, in big ways and small.
Qatar Airways says losses reach $4.1 billion amid pandemic

Qatar Airways says losses reach $4.1 billion amid pandemic

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar Airways announced on Monday that it suffered a more than $4 billion loss in revenues over the last fiscal year, as lockdowns triggered by the coronavirus pandemic slashed demand for long-haul travel.