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Ford government to pass legislation to end Beer Store monopoly

Ford government to pass legislation to end Beer Store monopoly Almost 300 LCBO agency stores will be opened in Ontario communities, some as early as this summer. The government announcement did not include projected opening dates for each location, but said up to 60 new LCBO outlets will open across the province in August, with all 200 new openings to be completed by the spring of 2020. [Full Article...]

Investors devour Beyond Meat as sales surge

Investors devour Beyond Meat as sales surge That also beat Wall Street's forecast of $39 million. Shares of the plant-based meat substitutes firm founded in 2009 by Ethan Brown soared to as high as 23 percent in after-hours trading Thursday before settling down 18 percent at $117.49. [Full Article...]

Arcadia looks to win over landlords with improved CVA terms

Arcadia looks to win over landlords with improved CVA terms Sir Philip Green has agreed to put up an additional £10m a year to reduce the impact of rent cuts proposed in the rescue package created to save his ailing Arcadia empire. 'Their support is vital for the long-term sustainability of the group, our 18,000 employees and our extensive network of loyal suppliers'. The retail chain is teetering on the brink of administration after a crunch vote on Wed... [Full Article...]

Bundesbank slashes German growth forecasts - Global X DAX Germany ETF (NASDAQ:DAX)

Bundesbank slashes German growth forecasts - Global X DAX Germany ETF (NASDAQ:DAX) The figures were severe enough for the country's central bank, the Bundesbank, to slash its 2019 GDP forecast in half, to just 0.6%. The chances of a protracted decline in output are low but growth is more likely to undershoot the forecasts than exceed them, the Bundesbank said. [Full Article...]

Gold climbs towards 2019 highs on expectation of Fed rate cut

Gold climbs towards 2019 highs on expectation of Fed rate cut EDT (1834 GMT), having earlier hit its intra-day high of $1,348.08. Most-active contract prices look set to again settle at their highest since February 20, according to FactSet data. Gold prices rose on Thursday, drawing closer to their highest levels this year on increased expectations of a United States rate cut, even as some investors locked in profits from bullion's recent rally. [Full Article...]

Bank overdraft fees targeted in biggest ever market shake-up

Bank overdraft fees targeted in biggest ever market shake-up More than 50% of banks' un-arranged overdraft fees came from just 1.5% of customers in 2016, the FCA said. Britain's banks and building societies will have to charge the same amount for all overdrafts from April 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority said on Friday in what it called the most radical change of its kind in a generation. [Full Article...]

Weak US employment report raises red flags

Weak US employment report raises red flags Earlier this week, a key metric of U.S. manufacturing activity showed that while manufacturing continues to expand in general, it did so last month at the slowest pace in over two years. The Labor Department reported on June 7 that US nonfarm payroll employment increased by 75,000 in May, while the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.6%. [Full Article...]

G20 ahead, Trump warns China of more tariffs

G20 ahead, Trump warns China of more tariffs Bilateral trade in services exceeded 125 billion dollars in 2018, and two-way direct investment totaled almost 160 billion dollars in the past four decades. The United States also imported fewer autos and auto parts, organic chemicals and gemstones, and bought less natural gas and wood pulp. In the Chinese market, the sales revenue of United States firms exceeded 940 billion dollars in 2017. [Full Article...]


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