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Valeant passes RBC as Canada’s largest company by market value

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Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., the drugs company on an acquisition streak, surpassed Royal Bank of Canada because the country\’s largest company by market price on the Toronto Stock market. Valeant surged 4.5 percent to $326.10 per share for any market value of $111.3 billion (US$85.7 billion) at 11:21 a.m. in Toronto. That eclipsed Royal Bank\’s $108.3 billion market price, according ...

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Amazon.com Inc passes Wal-Mart as world’s biggest retailer by market value as stock soars

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Amazon.com Inc. surpassed Wal-Mart Stores Inc. as the world\’s biggest retailer by market value after a surprise second-quarter profit sent the e-commerce company\’s stock into record territory. Amazon shares rose as much as 19 per cent to $573.45 in after-market trading on Thursday, giving the Seattle-based company a value of about $267 billion. That compares with Wal-Mart\’s $233.5 billion market ...

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