Stocks Finish Lower as Trump Tests Positive for Covid-19

Stocks ended lower Friday after President Donald Trump said he tested positive for the coronavirus and the U.S. added fewer jobs in September than forecast.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, which had tumbled on the news, ended down 134 points, or 0.48%, at 27,682, the S&P 500 declined 0.96% and the Nasdaq slumped 2.22%.

But the stock market finished the week higher: The Dow rose by 1.9%, and the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq each gained 1.5%.

Airline stocks climbed after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi she was willing to pass a stand-alone Covid-19 airline-relief bill and asked the airlines to

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Institute for Sustainable Finance Releases Critical Capital Blueprint for Canada’s Low-carbon Transition

KINGSTON, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, the Institute for Sustainable Finance launches landmark research to provide a concrete, data-driven capital blueprint for Canada’s low carbon transition. The report – Capital Mobilization Plan for a Canadian Low Carbon Economyhighlights that cooperation between the public sector, private sector, and financial system is critical to securing investments needed to meet Canada’s 2030 climate targets.

“What gets financed, gets built,” said Ryan Riordan, co-author of the report and Associate Professor at the Smith School of Business. “This is the heart of the financial sector’s role in helping Canada achieve a more competitive, climate-smart

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Transat announces inclusion of COVID-19 insurance in its flights and packages

Transat announces inclusion of COVID-19 insurance in its flights and packages

  Canada NewsWire

  MONTREAL, Sept. 25, 2020

This insurance plan covering emergency medical and quarantine expenses will be
offered at no extra cost to customers

MONTREAL, Sept. 25, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Transat, one of the world's largest
integrated tourism companies and Canada's leader in leisure travel, is pleased
to announce that its customers will now be able to benefit from a COVID-19
Emergency Medical Certificate of Insurance. Offered through Manulife, this
insurance plan is designed to cover emergency medical and quarantine expenses
at destination, in addition to providing assistance 
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