BRIEF-Intercap succeeds in its bid to acquire Ziplocal
* Ziplocal - Intercap has been successful in its bid to acquire Ziplocal under its previously announced offer made to shareholders of ziplocal
OTTAWA, June 8 Canadian housing starts dipped in May as construction intentions fell in the major cities of Toronto and Vancouver, data from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation showed on Thursday.
The seasonally adjusted annual rate of starts declined to 194,663 in May from April's upwardly revised 213,498. May's figure was a bigger decline than economists' expectations for a decrease to 205,000. (Reporting by Leah Schnurr)
June 27 QBE Insurance Group said on Tuesday it was unaware of the impact of losses in the emerging markets division on overall profitability during its annual meeting in early May.
WASHINGTON, June 26 U.S. lawmakers said on Monday they did not know when legislation to impose new sanctions on Russia might come up for a vote in the House of Representatives, and the White House said it had concerns about the measure.