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PotashCorp Q3 profit disappoints ahead of merger

Reuters — Canada’s PotashCorp, set to merge with rival Agrium to withstand a fertilizer slump, reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly profit Thursday and narrowed its full-year forecast, pressuring its stock. Prices of crop nutrient potash have leveled off this year after hitting eight-year lows late last year due to low crop prices and excessive production capacity. […] Read more


CP’s third-quarter grain handle down

“Volume momentum” in its third quarter has Canadian Pacific Railway looking forward to a rosier year-end ledger, though its grain traffic for the quarter dragged on that momentum. Calgary-based CP on Tuesday reported net income of $510 million on $1.595 billion in revenues for the third quarter ending Sept. 30, up from $347 million on […] Read more

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CP books more grain revenue on less grain in Q3

Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) boosted its income from Canadian grain by five per cent in its third quarter ending Sept. 30, on its way to its highest-ever Q3 gross revenue. Across all its business segments, the Calgary-based railway on Tuesday reported net income of $323 million on $1.709 billion in revenue for the quarter, down […] Read more