Bloomberg BNA — Companies are starting to consider the value of natural resources in making business decisions, a practice that will become increasingly important as those resources become further constrained, corporate representatives say.
Metsae Board Oyj, a Finnish maker of cartonboard champagne boxes, rose the most in more than a year after Nordea Bank AB recommended clients buy shares on the likelihood of profit improvement in the second half of the year.
Domtar Corp ., the largest North American maker of paper for printers and copiers, is among companies hurt by uncertainty about the future of the U.S. Postal Service, which may run out of money in September, an executive said.
The pension fund for workers in Australia’s pulp and paper industry sold its stake in the country’s largest publisher News Corp., saying the company controlled by Rupert Murdoch needs a more independent board.