Monday October 20, 2014

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Christophe de Margerie, CEO of French oil company Total, dies in Moscow plane crash

MOSCOW - The CEO of French oil giant Total SA was killed when his corporate jet collided with a snow removal machine Monday night at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport, the company said....

posted: October 20,2014

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China's economic growth falls to 7.3 per cent in 3Q, lowest in 5 years

BEIJING, China - China's economic growth waned to 7.3 per cent last quarter, the lowest rate since early 2009, resuming a slowdown that had been eased by mini-stimulus measures earlier in the year....

US agency warns car owners to get air bags fixed due to potentially deadly inflator problem

DETROIT - The U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get the air bags in their cars fixed, amid concern that a defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers....

Valeant considering higher bid for Allergan after reporting strong Q3 results

MONTREAL - Valeant Pharmaceuticals reported improved third-quarter results and raised its outlook Monday while also saying it was considering raising its hostile takeover offer for Botox maker Allergan Inc....

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:...

TSX racks up solid gain, traders look for stability after major sell-off

TORONTO - The Toronto stock market closed sharply higher Monday as investors snapped up oversold stocks for a third day in hopes a bottom is close in the sell-off that has plagued markets this month....

Canadian Pacific says exploratory merger talks with CSX ended without a deal

CALGARY - Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. says talks with U.S. peer CSX Corp. have ended without a deal, putting a damper on the Calgary-based company's hopes for an expanded North American rail network....

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