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Global Markets: Netanyahu era comes to an end

WINNIPEG – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, approved the new coalition government led by Naftali Bennett on Sunday by a 60-59 vote, effectively ending the 12-year tenure of now-former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Bennett, Netanyahu’s former Chief of Staff, will now

Global Markets: One billion vaccine doses far from being enough says Oxfam

Calls for breaking of pharmaceutical monopolies on vaccines

Compiled by Glen Hallick, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, June 11 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – At the G7 summit in in the United Kingdom the member countries committed on Friday to providing one billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the world’s poorest countries. However, Oxfam

Global Markets: Keystone XL officially dead

Alberta on hook for C$1.3 billion

Compiled by Glen Hallick, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, June 10 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Six months after United States President Joe Biden cancelled the permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline, the Province of Alberta, along with TC Energy, announced on Wednesday that the controversial

Global Markets: New partnership seeks to buy Trans Mountain Pipeline

Chinook Pathways to block rival's acquisition

Compiled by Glen Hallick, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, June 9 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Pembina Pipeline Corp. and the Western Indigenous Pipeline Group announced on Wednesday that they have formed Chinook Pathways in hopes of purchasing the Trans Mountain Pipeline from the Canadian government.

Global Markets: Moving towards re-opening Canada/U.S. border

Cloud trouble for Fastly, Japan's economy contracts

Compiled by Glen Hallick, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, June 8 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Frustration over the closure of the Canada/United States border has been growing in both countries, just as the Canadian government explores a multi-phase approached to re-opening it. Prime Minister Justin


Global Markets: G7 moving towards global tax agreement

Specifics still need to be worked out

Compiled by Glen Hallick, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, June 7 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The Group of Seven (G7) countries are moving towards an agreement on taxing multinational companies that would include a global minimum corporate tax rate. “Multinational companies need to pay their

Global Markets: Mixed U.S./Canadian jobs data

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, June 4 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The United States unemployment rate fell to 5.8 per cent in May, from 6.1 per cent the previous month, as the country added 559,000 jobs, according to a report from the U.S. Labor




Global Markets: European inflation beats expectations

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, June 1 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Inflation in the Euro zone climbed to 2.0 per cent in May, from 1.6 per cent the previous month, according to data from Eurostat. The rate of inflation came in above market expectations,