Air Canada is considering purchases of mid-sized jets amid growing confidence the country’s biggest carrier will be profitable next year after an anticipated fifth straight loss.
Investec Plc, which owns a bank and money manager in South Africa and the U.K., named Ben Smith as head of investment banking in Australia after Christian Nicks quit amid losses and job cuts.
New Zealand named the following team to play France in their Nov. 9 rugby union Test at the Stade de France in Paris:
South Africa beat Australia 28-8 to set up a Rugby Championship title decider against New Zealand, which takes a five-point lead into the competition’s final round after scoring four tries in a 33-15 win against Argentina.
New Zealand named the following team to play England in the first test match at Auckland’s Eden Park on June 7.
Last week, Politico’s Ben Smith pointed me to a very strange Israeli government advertising campaign, which was aimed at persuading Israelis in the U.S. to go home.
"We're starting to hire foreign correspondents and we thought it would be inspiring for our reporters to hear these stories."
- Ben Smith on Nov 27, 2013