Top 5 at 5: Business stories
Each day, we bring you a list of Top 5 stories. Sometimes they're the most read stories of the day, other times we focus on a specific region or category.
Today, we bring you the top five most viewed stories from the CBC News' Business page.
1) $2B Tim Hortons franchisee lawsuit deemed half-baked
A judge has rejected a $2-billion class action suit mounted by Tim Hortons franchise owners that accuses the chain of gouging them under the company's new way of making doughnuts.
2) Greeks face ironic drachma death deadline
Against the backdrop of the escalating debt crisis, Greeks face an ironic deadline Thursday -- it's their last chance to convert their old drachmas into euros, something they pledged to do more than a decade ago when they joined the EU.
3) Loonie holds steady above 101 cents US
The Canadian dollar closed at its highest point in more than five months Wednesday amid positive U.S. economic data and moves to further stabilize the debt-laden eurozone. The loonie's Bank of Canada close was 101.06, up 0.60 of a cent.
4) Apple Inc. is worth more than these 5 things
Apple Inc. reached a record value on the stock market Wednesday, surpassing $500 billion US.
5) James Murdoch resigns from News International
James Murdoch is stepping down as executive chairman of News Corp.'s U.K. newspaper arm, the company said Wednesday.
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