Stocks Bruised After Day of Heavy Gains

Stocks in Toronto knew the highest heights Thursday morning before a rash of selling brought the index into minus country by the closing bell.

The S&P/TSX Composite lost 146.98 points to 21,058.18.

The Canadian dollar was unchanged at 79.93 cents U.S.

Consumer stocks proved the biggest anchor on the index Thursday, with Magna International swooning $4.65, or 4.4%, to $101.34, while Martinrea International lost 45 cents, or 4.1%, to $10.55.

Gold stocks lost their lustre, with Eldorado Gold stumbling 47 cents, or 3.8%, to $11.94, while New Gold faltered nine cents, or 4%, to $2.16.

In other resource stock, Endeavour Silver shed 18 cents, or 3.1%, to $5.65, while Agnico Eagle Mines dipped $2.24, or 3.3%, to $65.66.

Industrials tried to steer the ship upward, with Richelieu Hardware hiking $3.65, or 8.2%, to $48.31, while Lifeworks picked up 41 cents, or 1.5%, to $27.28.

Utilities also gained, with Boralex ahead … Read more

Bullying culture ‘thrives in Michelin-starred kitchens’

The kitchens of Michelin-starred restaurants too often descend into alternative “moral universes” where bullies and bad behaviour thrive, a study has suggested.

While Gordon Ramsay may have made an entire television career out of swearing at people making food, when there are no TV crews or public around to witness what is going on then the dark side of restaurant culture is much worse for chefs, researchers at Cardiff University said.

Academics interviewed 47 chefs working at Michelin-starred establishments in the UK, Europe, Asia, Australia and North America. They found that bullying, violence and aggressive behaviour were widespread in top-end restaurants, where the kitchens “effectively become a different moral universe”.

They suggested that an unhealthy working culture often developed because commercial kitchens were usually closed off to outsiders and hidden away from public view.

Dr Robin Burrow, the lead author of the study, said: “Misbehaviour among chefs is something we … Read more


Shanghai, China, 18 Jan, 2021. Inkmaker Shanghai, the manufacturer of integrated dispensing systems in China for IM GROUP, has announced that it has partnered with Fast & Fluid Management Asia (FFM Asia), becoming its new certified channel partner for China, in an auspicious start to 2022.

The union—that will see FFM Asia’s renowned POS (Point of Sales) tinting solutions business collaborate with Inkmaker’s leading expertise in the coating, paint and ink industries—will be of mutual benefit to both parties as they strengthen their foothold in the Greater China market.

“The expertise of Inkmaker in the paint and coating industry made them an obvious choice for us to further boost our share in the critical China market. Their strong background in the in-plant tinting system and our strong relationship with their teams in Malaysia and Indonesia made the decision easier,” said Balu Kuppuswamy, General Manager, Fast & Fluid Management Asia.

FFM … Read more

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