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Global Markets: Oil prices on the rise as Middle Eastern tension builds

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, June 24 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Oil prices remained on the rise Monday morning, following a week of steady gains thanks to continued strife between the United States and Iran. The U.S. has blamed recent oil tanker attacks […] Read more

Global Markets: Trump doesn’t strike back

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, June 21 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Iran stated the United States was ready to retaliate following Thursday’s shooting down of an unmanned Global Hawk surveillance drone being operated by the U.S. Navy. Iranian officials told Reuters that a message […] Read more


Global Markets: U.S. drone shot down in Middle East

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, June 20 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Tensions in the Middle East skyrocketed as Iran shot down an United States drone reportedly flying over international air space. Iran stated the drone was flying over the southern part of the country. […] Read more

Global Markets: Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proceeding

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, June 19 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – As widely expected, the federal government announced it’s proceeding with the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion project. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stated on Tuesday that construction on the C$7.4 billion project is scheduled to […] Read more


Global Markets: Trans Mountain announcement this afternoon

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, June 18 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The fate of the Trans Mountain Pipeline will be announced Tuesday, with the expectation the federal government will approve the C$7.4 billion project that would triple the pipeline’s capacity. The 1,150 kilometer line […] Read more

Global Markets: Heatwave hits India

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, June 17 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – With temperatures consistently topping 45 degrees Celsius, a heatwave in India has caused the deaths of more than one hundred people, according to some accounts. The northern state of Bihar has been particularly […] Read more


Global Markets: Canadian housing market forecast improved

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, June 14 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The Canadian Real Estate Association has updated its 2019 forecast for home sales, predicting a slight improvement compared to 2018 instead of a previously-expected decline. The improvement is largely driven by house […] Read more



Global Markets: U.S. China trade talks may resume at G20

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, June 12 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Though trade negotiations between the United States and China have stalled, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the G20 summit in Japan may see the leaders of the two countries meet. “Probably, […] Read more

Global Markets: U.S. Federal Reserve pressured to cut interest rates

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, June 11 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – United States President Donald Trump has criticized the U.S. Federal Reserve, claiming interest rates are too high for the current economy. Though presidents typically do not comment on the nation’s monetary policy, […] Read more