Two brothers from the former Soviet Union who came to Massachusetts about a decade ago yet clung to their homeland are the top suspects in the bombings this week that killed three and wounded scores in Boston.
The Canadian dollar touched the highest level against its U.S. counterpart in almost two months as the Bank of Japan’s monetary stimulus measures sent investors in search of higher-yielding currencies.
The Canadian dollar weakened for a fifth week against its U.S peer, its longest skid since June, as the Bank of Canada indicated it won’t raise interest rates anytime soon with inflation slowing more than forecast.
A parliamentary vote on Dec. 15 on Ireland’s 85 billion-euro ($112 billion) international aid package will pass, even without support from the opposition, John Curran, a government minister and spokesman, said.
Canada’s dollar fell for the first time in five days versus its U.S. peer after data showed sales at American retailers rose in February by the most in five months, a sign of the diverging economies of the two nations.