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Bank of Nova Scotia: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 27, 2024 07:52 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — TORONTO (AP) — Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $1.61 billion. The Toronto-based bank said it had earnings of $1.24 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were $1.25 per share. The results...

Norfolk Southern urges shareholders to reject activist investor's takeover plan at the railroad

Feb. 26, 2024 19:22 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Norfolk Southern wants its shareholders to back its current management team and strategy and reject a bid from a group of investors seeking to take control of the railroad. The Atlanta-based railroad urged shareholders to reject Ancora Holdings' eight board...

Residents in Canadian city of Cape Breton await rescue after snowstorm

Feb. 06, 2024 16:06 PM EST

SYDNEY, Nova Scotia (AP) — Several residents in Canada’s Atlantic city of Cape Breton were anxiously awaiting rescue Tuesday after a huge dump of heavy, wet snow over the weekend jammed entrances to homes, blocked roadways and prompted a local state of emergency. The Cape Breton...