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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: RBI respite? Restaurant Brands International Inc. releases its first quarter financial results on Monday.
Striking Chicago musicians approve 5-year contract

Striking Chicago musicians approve 5-year contract

CHICAGO — Musicians at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra have approved a new contract, a key step to ending a nearly seven-week strike. The Chicago Federation of Musicians says the five-year deal includes a 13.
MoviePass rival Sinemia kills US movie theatre subscriptions

MoviePass rival Sinemia kills US movie theatre subscriptions

NEW YORK — There's another casualty among companies offering movies in theatres for a set monthly fee. Sinemia says it's discontinuing operations in the U.S.
US economy grew at strong 3.2% rate in first quarter

US economy grew at strong 3.2% rate in first quarter

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.
TSX moves higher to end the week as materials offset energy pullback

TSX moves higher to end the week as materials offset energy pullback

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index moved higher to end a week that saw it falter a little after hitting an all-time high. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 37.36 points at 16,613.46, ending a two-day slide.
The Latest: Trump confident about new US-Japan trade deal

The Latest: Trump confident about new US-Japan trade deal

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump's meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (all times local): 5:20 p.m. President Donald Trump is expressing confidence that a new trade deal can be worked out with Japan.
'Avengers: Endgame' topples 'Star Wars' preview record

'Avengers: Endgame' topples 'Star Wars' preview record

LOS ANGELES — "Avengers: Endgame" has gotten off to a mighty start at the box office, earning a record $60 million from Thursday night preview showings in North America, according to the Walt Disney Co.

Corus Entertainment joins global alliance for tracking social media audiences

TORONTO — Corus Entertainment Inc. has joined the Global Video Measurement Alliance, which is a new industry effort to determine the effectiveness of social media programming and advertising.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,613.46, up 37.36 points ). Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down 14 cents, or 5.65 per cent, to $2.34 on 21.2 million shares.
Sherritt shares plunge on earnings miss from low cobalt prices, Cuba issues

Sherritt shares plunge on earnings miss from low cobalt prices, Cuba issues

TORONTO — Shares of Sherritt International Corp. closed down almost 30 per cent Friday after the company reported disappointing earnings blamed on low cobalt prices and complications in Cuba. The Toronto-based miner reported a net loss of $61.