Canadian Natural Resources Ltd posted a quarterly loss on Thursday from a year-ago profit, as the oil and gas producer suffered from a slump in crude prices.
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Canadian auto parts maker Magna International Inc reported a 51% fall in quarterly adjusted profit on Thursday, hurt by a decline in global automobile production due to the coronavirus crisis.
Express Scripts is offering discounted $25 and $75 prescription drug prices to the newly uninsured, a stop-gap measure aimed at Americans who lose their jobs and health insurance due to the coronavirus pandemic.
U.S. health insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc said on Thursday it plans to spend $1.5 billion on its customers in part by issuing credits against some commercial health insurance premiums in June due to the new coronavirus pandemic.
New Chinese investment in Australia fell by almost 50% in the year to the end of June 2019 as Beijing tightened controls on money flowing overseas, an Australian report showed on Thursday.
World shares climbed on Thursday after Chinese exports proved far stronger than even bulls had imagined, while bond investors were still daunted by the staggering amount of U.S. debt set to be sold and a tussle over ECB bond buying.
* GSK had folded Horlicks unit into Hindustan Unilever (Adds details of share sale)
Norway's central bank has cut its key interest rate to a record-low zero percent from 0.25%, it said on Thursday in a surprise move, seeking to cushion an economy reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest beer maker, forecast a "materially worse" second quarter as coronavirus restrictions curb drinking across the globe, although China was showing early signs of recovery.
* UK telecoms group BT tumbles after dividend suspension (Adds comment, updates prices)
Britain's biggest telecoms group BT suspended its dividend and said it would spend billions more on faster fibre broadband connections, on the day two of its major competitors announced plans to merge.
The German government will prevent Lufthansa, the country's flagship carrier, from being sold out, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier told Bild newspaper on Thursday.
Turkish lira volatility gauges climbed to fresh two-week highs and the country's sovereign dollar bonds fell after the currency slumped to a record low.
(A look at the day ahead from senior markets correspondent Tommy Wilkes. The views expressed are his own.) Stronger than-expected Chinese export numbers might boost speculation that the Asian giant's economy can recover quickly and come to the aid of global growth. But markets gave the figures only a cautious welcome, focusing perhaps on the double-digit fall in imports as a reflection of collapsing demand.
Australia's sovereign wealth manager the Future Fund on Thursday named Raphael Arndt as its chief executive officer, effective from July 1.
Peugeot is launching a six-year bond on Thursday, according to deal updates from two lead managers seen by Reuters.
World food prices fell for a third consecutive month in April, hit by the economic and logistical impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.
Climate activists from the Extinction Rebellion group sprayed "fake oil" onto the Barclays headquarters in London's Canary Wharf on Thursday, calling on the bank to divest from fossil fuels.
* Shares down 2.2% by 0743 GMT (Adds background, detail, context)
A stress test has shown that Britain's top banks and building societies could keep lending to an economy that shrinks by almost 30% in the coronavirus pandemic, the Bank of England said on Thursday.
U.S. money market fund assets increased by $37.80 billion to $4.690 trillion in the week ended May 5, the Money Fund Report said on Wednesday.
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U.S. money market fund assets increased by $72.69 billion to $4.652 trillion in the week ended April 28, the Money Fund Report said on Wednesday.
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