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Global Markets: African swine fever near Germany

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Jan. 22 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Germany said on Wednesday there was a case of African swine fever in Poland that was only 12 kilometers from its border. In December, Poland reported 55 cases of ASF in wild boars.




Global Markets: Dow Jones opens at record high

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Jan. 17 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened at a record high on Friday, as improving economic data and optimistic corporate earnings report lent support to equities. – Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei gave

Global Markets: Relative unknown picked as new Russian PM

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Jan. 16 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Former Russian tax official Mikhail Mishustin will serve as the country’s new prime minister after the previous government stepped down. President Vladimir Putin handpicked the relatively unknown technocrat to lead the government while



Global Markets: Iran makes arrests in plane disaster

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Jan. 14 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Iran has arrested a number of suspects connected to the accidental downing of a passenger plane that killed all 176 onboard last week. The announcement comes amid increasing protests against the government, with

Global Markets: Iranians protest government

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Jan. 13 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Iranian protestors have taken to the streets to express their outrage against the country’s clerical rulers. The protests were triggered by the government acknowledgement that the military accidentally shot down a passenger plane,