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Global Markets: Canadian consumer price index rises

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, October 20 (CNS) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. The Canadian consumer price index September annual inflation inched up from 1.4 per cent to 1.6 per cent, according to Statistics Canada. Higher gasoline prices helped to push the index higher, […] Read more

Global Markets: Oil slips for the first time this week

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, October 19 (CNS) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. Oil prices slipped Thursday for the first time this week but held onto most recent gains from OPEC-led supply cuts and tensions in the Middle East. Brent crude fell US$1.02 a […] Read more


Global Markets: NAFTA talks tensions revealed

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, October 18 (CNS) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. NAFTA talks have been extended into 2018, after the latest round of negotiations, which wrapped up Tuesday, revealed the enormous chasms in negotiating positions. The next round of negotiations has been […] Read more

Global Markets: Liberals to cut small business tax by 2019

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, October 17 (CNS) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. Ottawa announced Monday it is cutting the small business tax from 10.5 per cent to nine per cent by 2019. This comes on the heels of pushback from across the country […] Read more


Global Markets: Liberals to unveil tax changes

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, October 16 (CNS) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. Ottawa is set to announce Monday its plans to cut the small business tax rate from 10.5 per cent to nine per cent. The Liberals have faced backlash from across the […] Read more

Global Markets: Wells Fargo sees heavy loss in recent quarter

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, October 13 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The city of Paris says it wants to take all gas-powered cars off the road by 2030. Paris has faced rising problems with pollution over the past few years. […] Read more


Global Markets: Bilateral deals suggested as alternative to NAFTA

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Oct. 12 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The United States would be open to bilateral trade deals with either Canada or Mexico if an understanding on a revised three-way North American Free Trade Agreement cannot be […] Read more

Global Markets: U.S. tax reform rally kicks off Trump push

By Commodity News Service Canada Oct. 11 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – United States President Donald Trump plans to kick off his push for tax reform at a rally near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania today. The tax reform proposal promises to cut corporate taxes […] Read more


Global Markets: EU clearing house proposal threatens London financial markets

By Commodity News Service Canada Oct. 10 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – A proposed European Union law that would compel foreign clearing houses dealing in financial contracts conducted in euros to be subject to much stricter supervision has received broad support by […] Read more

Global Markets: North American jobs data released

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Oct. 5 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The Canadian economy added 10,000 jobs in September, according to Statistics Canada data. The increase was below expectations and saw the country’s unemployment rate hold steady at 6.2 per […] Read more