Posts Tagged ‘world’

‘Toronto 18’ bourse bomb plotter gets life (AFP)

AFP – A “Toronto 18” member whom prosecutors say was motivated by greed, not ideology, was sentenced on Friday to life in prison for his role in a plot to bomb Canada’s main stock exchange in 2006.

FTSE climbs 0.34% at open (AFP)

AFP – London’s leading shares climbed in opening trade on Thursday following upbeat US economic news, but optimism was tempered by the crisis in the Middle East and North Africa.

TMX, LSE defend tie-up to wary Ontario lawmakers (Reuters)

Reuters – The architects of the London Stock Exchange’s proposed takeover of TMX Group defended the transatlantic tie-up to skeptical lawmakers on Wednesday as they faced the first of a series of government and regulatory hurdles.

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