Canada's Crescent Point Energy posts bigger quarterly loss
Feb 23 Canada's Crescent Point Energy Corp reported a bigger quarterly loss from a year earlier, mainly hurt by one-time charges of about C$457 million.
Dec 20 Russian-controlled Uranium One, the world's fourth-biggest producer of the radioactive metal, will replace its chief executive at the end of December, the company said on Tuesday.
Eduard Smirnov, currently the Toronto-based company's manager of corporate projects, will become acting CEO, replacing Chief Executive Feroz Ashraf.
Ashraf will advise Uranium One for six to 12 months. The company is a subsidiary of Russia's state-owned nuclear industry operator Rosatom.
Uranium miners have struggled through nearly six years of weak prices for the metal mined to produce fuel for nuclear reactors. The slump was triggered by Japan's 2011 tsunami that led to the shutdown of all of the country's nuclear reactors. (Reporting by Rod Nickel in Winnipeg, Manitoba; Editing by Bernard Orr)
Feb 23 Canadian grocery and pharmacy retailer Loblaw Cos Ltd reported a 57 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped partly by a drop in expenses in its retail segment and improved performances in its financial services and property businesses.
* Qtrly revenue for canadian operations was $72.3 million, down 41 percent