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Asanko Gold CEO claims Muddy Waters report uses outdated and dubious data

Muddy Waters is using outdated information and “dubious drone technology” as the basis for its decision to short Asanko Gold Inc.’s stock, with the sole goal of trying to make the shares worthless, the Canadian miner’s chief executive officer said. The activist short-seller Muddy Waters, founded by Carson Block, issued a report last week saying it was shorting Asanko, which …

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Boost in Canada’s borrowing cost unlikely

OTTAWA—The old debate about whether central banks should raise rates to counteract housing bubbles is finding new life in Canada as the country copes with runaway prices in its two biggest real estate markets. Home prices in Toronto are up 32 per cent over the past year and have more than doubled since the recession. In Vancouver, which is an …

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Warriors take 2-0 lead in NBA Finals with another rout of Cavaliers

Stephen Curry dribbled every which way and beat LeBron James to the rim in a move reminiscent of his recent MVP magic, and the Golden State Warriors grabbed a 2-0 lead in the NBA Finals by downing the Cleveland Cavaliers 132-113 Sunday night in coach Steve Kerr’s return to the sideline after a six-week absence. Their leader and reigning NBA …

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