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Global Markets: Trade optimism underpins stocks

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Dec. 24 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Optimism over improving trade relations between the United States and China helped North American stock markets trade near record highs in thin pre-Christmas trade on Tuesday. Markets close early today and remain closed


Global Markets: China well able to buy U.S. ag products

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Dec. 20 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – While hard details of the Phase One trade deal between the United States and China remain scant, Chinese agriculture consultancy JCI said on Friday the country is quite able to purchase more than

Global Markets: Trump impeached, heading to Senate trial

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Dec. 19 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – By a vote of 230 to 197 United States President Donald Trump was formally impeached on Wednesday by the House of Representatives on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The

Global Markets: House votes on impeachment today

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Dec. 18 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Today, The United States House of Representatives will debate and vote on two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. House Republicans had motioned to adjourn ahead of the vote, but the call


Global Markets: Morneau says federal deficits will balloon

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Dec. 17 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canadian Minister of Finance Bill Morneau said the country’s economy is “sound and growing” during his economic update on Monday. Morneau pointed to lower unemployment, growing wages and other key factors highlighting the

Global Markets: Morneau to give economic update

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Dec. 16 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canadian Minister of Finance Bill Morneau is scheduled to give an update at 10 am CST on Monday about the country’s fiscal well-being. It’s expected Morneau will say the Canadian economy will continue

Global Markets: UK election underway

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Dec. 12 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The United Kingdom votes in a new Parliament today. Polls are pointing to a small majority government for Boris Johnson’s Conservative government, although Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party has gained ground over the course



Global Markets: Myanmar facing genocide charges in The Hague

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Dec. 10 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Myanmar is facing charges of genocide at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands. The case, raised at the court by the Gambia, marks the first international attempt to bring Myanmar