In a statement, the group said the bank was snapped up for US$1.4 billion
Thursday was the last day of trading before the extended Easter weekend and the Toronto Stock Exchange has ended the session on a high.
The federal budget will be announced on April 21.
The Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services received fewer complaints about telecom companies in the six months to the end of January; down 8.5 per cent to 5,468.
With the chance of a deal with Iran over its nuclear ambitions still hoped to end with agreement; which would mean the end to Tehran wanting nuclear weapons in return for an end to its oil export sanctions; there is expectation of far lower oil prices.
The markets and business community was shocked to learn of the death of Paul Reynolds, president and chief executive of Canaccord Genuity Group.
Wall Street closes lower Wednesday; World markets strong Thursday... Apple probed by EU over streaming plans... McDonald’s gives pay rise to 90,000...
Wednesday started with some gains for the Toronto Stock Exchange as energy shares moved higher with oil prices after data on US stock levels came in lower than thought.
After a weak February manufacturing activity in Canada declined further in March according to the RBC Canadian Manufacturing PMI.
Royal Bank of Canada is selling its Suriname business to Republic Bank.
Holloway Lodging has sold its Canadian Travelodge franchise business for $21 million.