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MONTREAL — The National Bank of Canada is eliminating “several hundred” jobs as part of a restructuring resulting from the economic slowdown and the risk of “substantial loss” on a Germaninvestment.
In an internal memo to employees, CEO Louis Vachon also attributed the decision to “increasingly fierce competition.”
The Montreal-based bank did not give a specific figure for the number of job cuts, but said they would mainly affect its Quebec operations.
If the sweeping economic reforms planned by Chinese leaders during the Third Plenum can be our guide, it looks to be a promising decade for global investors. Details released recently confirmed President Xi Jinping’s concerted efforts to move China toward a market-based economy that mirrors the West.
The plan’s comprehensive nature and the level of clarity evidently pleased investors, as many Chinese stocks experienced a pop. We’re pleased U.S. Global Investors’ China Region Fund (USCOX) also participated:
The research found that 13 per cent of people know nothing of the reforms, which have been unveiled in stages throughout 2014. 58 per cent of those polled admitted to knowing “only the basics”, with just 29 per cent claiming to understand them “well”.
TORONTO — If you work for Jillian Hollander, she says, you will be eligible for educational bursaries, RRSP matching, and discounts on plastic surgery if you need a confidence boost.
But working for Ms. Hollander would mean becoming a sex worker. She owns and runs Cupid’s Escorts, Toronto’s biggest, employing 40 prostitutes.