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CPP Fund grows to $366.6 billion at end of June

TORONTO — Canada Pension Plan Investment Board says its main fund grew to $366.6 billion of net assets at the end of June, up $10.5 billion from the end of March.

The Toronto-based fund manager says CPP Fund’s gain included $3.9 billion of net contributions from the Canada Pension Plan and $6.6 billion from its investments, after all CPPIB costs.

Canned food companies to increase prices to combat aluminum tariffs

TORONTO — Soup, soda and beer makers can’t seem to put a lid on the effects of the recent aluminum tariffs.

The 10 per cent fees that were slapped on imports of the metal by U.S. President Donald Trump in early July are making cans more expensive and forcing food and beverage companies that rely on them for packaging to consider price increases and other ways to offset the costs.

Triumph of the iPhone: Apple cracks trillion-dollar mark

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is the world’s first publicly traded company to be valued at $1 trillion, the financial fruit of stylish technology that has redefined what we expect from our gadgets.

The milestone reached Thursday marks the latest triumph of a trend-setting company that two mavericks named Steve started in a Silicon Valley garage 42 years ago.