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  • TORONTO, July 27- Canada's main stock index gained on Thursday as major gold miner Barrick Gold Corp and a string of other companies reported better-than-expected earnings and oil producer Cenovus Energy Inc turned a profit. Barrick, the world's largest gold miner by production, rose 4.5 percent to C $21.08, as investors cheered the news it had produced more...

  • LUXEMBOURG _ Ardagh Group SA on Thursday reported net income of $33 million in its second quarter. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research. Keywords: Ardagh Group, Earnings Report.

  • Maple Leaf, one of Canada's biggest pork processors, is on the hunt for acquisitions in the United States, after years spent upgrading old factories and shedding business lines. In February, the company bought U.S.-based Lightlife Foods Inc, a manufacturer of plant-based protein foods, for $140 million, Maple Leaf's first deal since 2004..

  • MEMPHIS, Tenn. _ International Paper Co. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $80 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 64 cents per share. International Paper shares have climbed slightly more than 6 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has...

  • NEENAH, Wis. _ Bemis Co. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $28 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 56 cents per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.04 billion.

  • LAKE FOREST, Ill. _ Packaging Corp. of America on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $143.2 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.48 per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.54 billion.

  • NORTHBROOK, Ill. _ KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $19.8 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 27 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $819.5 million.

  • ATLANTA _ Graphic Packaging Holding Co. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $42 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 15 cents per share. Graphic Packaging shares have increased 10 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- President Donald Trump on Thursday announced a $500 million investment that Corning Inc is making with pharmaceutical giants Merck and Pfizer to manufacture a new kind of glass for injectable drug vials. At a White House event, Trump said the effort will create nearly 1,000 jobs at facilities in New York and New Jersey and at a...

  • TRUMP SAYS MERCK, PFIZER AND CORNING ANNOUNCE THAT GLASS PACKAGING WILL BE MADE IN AMERICA.

  • HARTSVILLE, S.C. _ Sonoco Products Co. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $43.1 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 70 cents per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.22 billion.

  • PHILADELPHIA _ Crown Holdings Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $128 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.10 per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.15 billion.

  • *FTSE 100 gains 0.6 pct. LONDON, July 19- British shares climbed on Wednesday, helped by a buoyant consumer goods sector after Reckitt Benckiser sold its food business, while housebuilders added to gains. The FTSE 100 gained 0.6 percent, with household goods boosting the index, while miners were a weak spot.

  • *FTSE 100 edges up 0.1 pct. LONDON, July 19- British shares edged up on Wednesday, helped by a buoyant consumer goods sector after Reckitt Benckiser sold its food business to a U.S. company, while disappointing earnings reports sent mid-caps lower. The FTSE 100 gained 0.1 percent, with household goods and food sectors boosting the index while miners weighed.

  • July 17- U.S.-based packaging group Multi-Color Corp said it would buy the labels unit of Constantia Flexibles GmbH for about $1.3 billion in cash and stock. Multi-Color said it would issue the stock at $75 per share. Mike Henry, head of the Germany based Constantia Labels, is expected to become CEO-elect of Multi-Color, the companies said.

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  • *FTSE 100 down 0.5 pct at close. LONDON, June 29- Robust bank and mining stocks helped Britain's FTSE 100 index outpace European peers on Thursday, caught up in a broad slide driven by concerns over central banks potentially tightening policy. Britain's main share index ended 0.5 percent lower, having spent much of the session in positive territory, while euro zone...

  • SYDNEY, June 29- BHP Billiton's Chairman Jac Nasser said on Thursday BHP's $20 billion investment in U.S. shale oil and gas six years ago was, in hindsight, a mistake. Activist shareholder and hedge fund Elliott Management, holding 4.1 percent of BHP's London- listed shares, has been trying to gain support from other shareholders to persuade BHP to sell the shale oil...

  • *FTSE 100 up 0.5 pct. LONDON, June 29- Robust banks and mining stocks fuelled the FTSE's rise on Thursday, running ahead of European peers with HSBC leading the pack after Morgan Stanley piled praise on a bank already benefiting from a strong upturn among financials globally. Britain's major share index was up 0.5 percent, comparing favourably with euro zone...