From Economy 10:21 pm
Canada Jetlines will soon be Canada's newest ultra low-cost carrier.
From Politics & Policy 10:10 pm
The annexation of Abkhazia by Russia and it's potential control over the Black Sea region seems imminent.
From Global Markets 7:20 pm
Australian shares finished slightly higher on Thursday, adding to yesterday's 1.1 per cent surge. The ASX 200 Index closed a touch above the 5400pt level. This makes it three days of gains this week and takes the improvements over the past four days to 1.8 per cent.
From Economy 5:07 pm
A Siberian plane whose wheels got stuck in the freezing cold was moved by passengers so it could take off, an act Russian authorities said is not allowed.
From Politics & Policy 5:05 pm
Ukraine is set to receive much needed military aid from Canada and Lithuania.
From Economy 2:50 pm
Canada's East Coast is in for an onslaught of snow, ice and rain.
From Global Markets 2:48 pm
The Australian market is improving for the second day and is trading around its best level in more than a week. The ASX 200 is up 0.1 per cent and remains slightly above the key 5400pt level. This follows a 1.1 per cent surge posted on Wednesday.
From Companies 11:08 am
Notwithstanding the #bendgate scandal, iPhone 6 sales soared and is responsible for Apple's market value hitting $700 billion on Tuesday. Add as well the sale of the flagship in China.
From Global Markets 11:01 am
In US economic data: personal spending +0.2%, income +0.2%; durable goods orders +0.4%; weekly jobless claims +21,000 to 313,000; Chicago purchasing manager's index down from 66.2 to 60.8; pending home sales down 1.1%; new home sales +0.7%; consumer sentiment down from 89.4 to 88.8; weekly mortgage market index down 4.3% with purchases down 5.
From Politics & Policy Nov 27
Russia unexpectedly suspended delivering coal to Ukraine, and yet suffered a setback in the anticipated delivery of its Mistral warship from France.