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Cinemas face Ontario's new capacity rules on 'Spider-Man' opening weekend

TORONTO — New capacity limits taking effect at Ontario cinemas won't leave Spider-Man fans out in the cold. Cineplex Inc.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,739.01, down 0.77 of a point.) Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Energy. Down 10 cents, or 2.8 per cent, to $3.48 on 33.1 million shares.

S&P/TSX composite flat to end losing week while U.S. markets fall

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed the week essentially unchanged to cap off a losing week, while U.S. markets fell after the Federal Reserve's latest moves to fight inflation. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 0.
Canadian investors should brace for average returns after strong 2021, experts say

Canadian investors should brace for average returns after strong 2021, experts say

TORONTO — After enjoying a spectacular stock market run this past year, Canadian investors should be prepared for "muted" returns in 2022 as central banks end the stimulus gravy train, experts say.
Ghislaine Maxwell declines to testify as defense rests case

Ghislaine Maxwell declines to testify as defense rests case

NEW YORK (AP) — Ghislaine Maxwell's defense rested its case Friday after two days of presenting evidence on the British socialite's behalf. Not among that evidence: testimony from the longtime Jeffrey Epstein associate herself.
Melania Trump announces NFT venture

Melania Trump announces NFT venture

NEW YORK (AP) — In exchange for a cryptocurrency token, you can own a digital watercolor painting of Melania Trump's eyes.
WestJet names Austrian Airlines CEO Alexis von Hoensbroech as next CEO

WestJet names Austrian Airlines CEO Alexis von Hoensbroech as next CEO

CALGARY — The WestJet Group says Austrian Airlines CEO Alexis von Hoensbroech has been named as its next chief executive.

Federal banking regulator holds uninsured mortgage stress test rate steady

OTTAWA — The federal banking regulator is keeping the interest rate used in a key stress test for uninsured mortgages on hold.

Germany: Merkel's party chooses conservative Merz as leader

BERLIN (AP) — Members of Germany's biggest opposition party, the center-right Christian Democratic Union of former Chancellor Angela Merkel, chose prominent conservative Friedrich Merz as its new leader, the party said Friday.
Imperial Oil expects $1.4 billion in capital spending next year

Imperial Oil expects $1.4 billion in capital spending next year

CALGARY — Imperial Oil Ltd. says it expects its capital spending to total $1.4 billion next year.
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