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Global Markets: Canadian firms team up to manufacture medical equipment

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Apr. 1 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally.   Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced the federal government will spend C$2 billion on manufacturing protective personal equipment for healthcare workers fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. “Protective personal equipment is essential to protect healthcare

Global Markets: China to resume importing Canadian canola

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, March 31 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally.   After over a year-long ban, China has agreed to allow Canadian canola imports again. This move comes after the COVID-19 pandemic lowered Chinese soybean stocks to the lowest point in almost a decade.

Global Markets: over 700,000 COVID-19 cases worldwide

WINNIPEG, March 30 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally.   Global cases of COVID-19 have topped over 700,000, with the United States leading the way with 143,055 cases, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. U.S. President Donald Trump has extended the federal mandate to

Global Markets: U.S. now leads world in COVID-19 cases

U.K. PM announces he has COVID-19

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, March 27 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The United States surpassed Italy and China on Thursday as the country with the most reported cases of COVID-19. As of Friday morning, the U.S. had approximately 86,000 cases and more than 1,300

Global Markets: G20 video conference to discuss COVID-19 pandemic

Soy crushers struggle with delays

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, March 26 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – There will be a video conference among G20 leaders on Thursday to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic. The world leaders, including Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, are expected to talk about co-ordinating efforts to



Global Markets: COVID-19 spreads, forcing more changes

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, March 23 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The spread of COVID-19 continues in Canada as Yukon and the Northwest Territories have reported their first cases late Sunday evening. A Yukon couple who travelled to the United States tested positive, said



Global Markets: COVID-19

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, March 19 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The COVID-19 pandemic remains the at the forefront of everything in the world, as the countries work to ‘flatten the curve’ and also deal with the economic fallout of the drastic social distancing