Stock markets sell off as coronavirus spread threatens global economy

Shares skidded and the price of gold surged on Monday as the number of people infected or…

Italy stocks plummet as virus prompts shutdown

Italian stocks plunged in early trade Monday morning, as the euro zone’s third-largest economy grappled with…

Canadian businesses rush to plug a gap in electric-vehicle charging: Don Pittis

The relatively small number of electric vehicles you see on the road today masks what many…

Coronavirus live updates: China, South Korea cases

A nurse working in the isolation ward communicates with a co-worker on the talkie-walkie in Jinyintan…

Teck withdraws application for Frontier oilsands mine

Vancouver-based Teck Resources has withdrawn its application to build a massive oilsands project in northern Alberta.…

Turkey closes Iran border due to outbreak

People wear masks after deaths and new confirmed cases revealed from the coronavirus in Tehran, Iran…

Counterfeit crackdown; cannabis costs: CBC’s Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

Miss something this week? Don’t panic. CBC’s Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need. Want…

Mnuchin says economic impact will be clearer within weeks

Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Treasury secretary, speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 23,…

China reports 648 new cases, South Korea cases spike

This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing…

Ban on heavy fuel oil full of holes, environmental groups say

The global body that regulates shipping is moving to eliminate a highly polluting fuel in the…