Global Markets: Canada/U.S. border restrictions to stay longer

By MarketsFarm

WINNIPEG, June 10 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally.

– Border restrictions to non-essential travel between Canada and the United States will be extended past the current June 21 date and into late July, according to reports citing unnamed sources. The border was temporarily closed in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

– Philonise Floyd, the brother of George Floyd, will testify before the U.S. House of Representatives judiciary committee on Wednesday, along with a number of others, as the Democratic-led House moves forward with creating legislation to combat police violence and racial injustice.

– The unexpected death of Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza announced Tuesday has left the future of the East African country uncertain. Nkurunziza, aged 55, had ruled for 15 years was set to step down in August.

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