BRIEF-Canadian government says it will vigorously defend lumber industry
Canadian government, reacting to U.S. lumber duties, says it will vigorously defend domestic industry, including through litigation
Dec 7 Friedman Industries Inc
* Friedman Industries Inc - on Dec 2, 2016 voted to increase size of board from 7 directors to 8 directors and elected Michael J. Taylor to board Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
TOKYO, June 27 Japanese stocks closed in on two-year highs early on Tuesday thanks to a weaker yen while the euro sagged against its peers after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi talked up benefits of the ECB's easy monetary policy.
* Novagold reports 2017 second quarter results highlighting continued strong progress with permitting and advancement of optimization at donlin gold