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Global Markets: Canadian, Chinese officials talk canola in Geneva

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 30 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Some progress was made in resolving the Canada/China dispute, according to Glacier Farm Media. Officials from both countries met privately in Geneva on Tuesday under the auspices of the World Trade Organization. Following […] Read more

Global Markets: Trudeau says he intends to govern

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 29 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet with Governor General Julie Payette on Tuesday to confirm his intention to form a government after last week’s federal election. Trudeau’s Liberals won 157 seats, 13 […] Read more


Global Markets: Poll finds nearly half of Canadians deeply in debt

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 28 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – A poll of 2,002 Canadians conducted by accounting firm MNP and released on Monday found 48 per cent are so deeply in debt that they have less than C$200 in discretionary income each […] Read more

Global Markets: Anti-government protests resume in Iraq

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 25 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Anti-government demonstrations in Baghdad, Iraq were met with live gunfire and tear gas, as protests resumed in the country after a three-week hiatus. At least one person was reported dead and 200 injured. […] Read more


Global Markets: U.S. lifts sanctions on Turkey

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 24 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – United States President Donald Trump said his country will lift recently imposed sanctions on imports from Turkey, on the condition that Turkey stops combat operations in northern Syria. Meanwhile, the Russian military has […] Read more

Global Markets: Russian troops deploy to northern Syria

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 23 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canadian wholesale sales declined 1.2 per cent in August, hitting C$64.3 billion, according to a report from Statistics Canada. The declines offset the 1.4 per cent gains the previous month. Five of seven […] Read more


Global Markets: Canada elects minority Liberal government

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 22 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Justin Trudeau’s Liberals won a minority government in Monday’s Canadian seats election, taking 157 seats. With 170 seats needed for a majority, the balance of power is held by the left leaning NDP […] Read more

Global Markets: Canadian election today

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 21 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canadians head to voting booths today for the country’s 43rd general election. The incumbent Liberals, led by Justin Trudeau, are neck-and-neck with Andrew Sheer’s opposition Conservatives in the polls, with many forecasters predicting […] Read more


Global Markets: Corus Entertainment earnings dropped in Q3

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 18 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Corus Entertainment Inc. reported earnings of C$22.9 million last quarter, which is nearly C$10 million lower than the same quarter in 2018. That’s mainly due to decreases in television revenue, which was about […] Read more

Global Markets: Brexit deal on the horizon

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 17 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The United Kingdom and European Union have reached a tentative deal that could lead to a timely Brexit on Oct. 31. However, Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party may not support the deal. A […] Read more