TORONTO (Reuters) – TMX Group Ltd (X.TO: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz), the operator of the Toronto Stock Exchange, reported a 23 percent rise in first-quarter profit on Friday as a budding recovery in trading activity picked up speed.
The company said higher trading and clearing volumes were complemented by cost savings and lower financing costs after restructuring its long-term debt last year.
TORONTO, May 8 (Reuters) – Telus Corp, one of
Canada’s largest telecommunications companies, churned out
another solid quarter of earnings growth on Thursday, raising
its dividend on wireless strength and further expansion of its
Internet-based television product, Optik.
Meanwhile, regional operator Quebecor Inc handed
in a mixed report card, with customer losses in cable TV and
telephony and slow growth in Internet.