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Microsoft taking 4% stake in London Stock Exchange

Microsoft taking 4% stake in London Stock Exchange

Microsoft is taking a roughly 4% stake in the operator of the London Stock Exchange, which has agreed to spend at least $2.8 billion in cloud-computing services from the technology giant.
Amgen to buy Horizon Therapeutics in $26.4B deal

Amgen to buy Horizon Therapeutics in $26.4B deal

Amgen is spending more than $26 billion to dive deeper into rare disease treatments with a deal for drugmaker Horizon Therapeutics. The biotech drug developer said Monday that it will pay $116.
Activist investor seeking to replace four trustees on First Capital REIT board

Activist investor seeking to replace four trustees on First Capital REIT board

VANCOUVER — Activist investor Sandpiper Group is seeking to replace four of the nine trustees at First Capital Real Estate Investment Trust, including chair Bernard McDonell.
Europe shifts focus to avoiding energy shortage next year

Europe shifts focus to avoiding energy shortage next year

The heads of the International Energy Agency and European Union's executive branch said Monday that the 27-nation bloc is expected to weather an energy crisis this winter but needs to speed renewables to the market and take other steps to avoid a pot
Pembina signs deal to sell stake in Key Access Pipeline System

Pembina signs deal to sell stake in Key Access Pipeline System

CALGARY — Pembina Pipeline Corp. has signed a deal to sell Pembina Gas Infrastructure's 50 per cent interest in the Key Access Pipeline System to private equity firm Stonepeak Partners LP for $662.5 million.
Twitter relaunching subscriber service after debacle

Twitter relaunching subscriber service after debacle

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is once again attempting to launch its premium service, a month after a previous attempt failed .
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Macklem fireside chat Bank of Canada governor Tiff Macklem will participate in a fireside chat hosted by the Business Council of British Columbia in Vancouver on Mo
''Opportunities to invest': Experts say space business needs boost in Canada

''Opportunities to invest': Experts say space business needs boost in Canada

It's hard to make things work in space, and even harder to make money there. With a long history in the space industry and a pocketful of healthy companies, Canadians are good at both.
'It is your new normal': Canada's aging work force root of national labour shortage

'It is your new normal': Canada's aging work force root of national labour shortage

CALGARY — When Dan Gallagher looks around his company, he sees a lot of retirement parties in his future. While it's not something he formally tracks, the CEO of Mikisew Group — a Fort McMurray, Alta.
Get tough with Canada over cross-border mining contaminants, First Nations tell U.S.

Get tough with Canada over cross-border mining contaminants, First Nations tell U.S.

WASHINGTON — In a city of pinstripes and partisan power brokers, Mike Allison sticks out like a sore thumb. He's in the wrong place — and he knows it.