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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 […] Read more

Global Markets: Greta Thunberg named Time’s person of the year

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Dec. 11 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The United States Federal Reserve is widely expected to be holding interest rates unchanged in its last policy announcement of the year later Wednesday. The U.S. consumer price index was up by 0.3 […] Read more


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 […] Read more

Global Markets: Russia banned from international sport

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Dec. 9 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The World Anti-Doping Agency voted unanimously to ban Russia from international sporting competitions for four years – which would keep the country out of the upcoming Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 FIFA World […] Read more


Global Markets: Impeachment proceedings continue

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Dec. 6 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Yesterday, United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi instructed the House Judiciary panel to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. The House Judiciary Committee will write the articles of impeachment and then […] Read more

Global Markets: Canadian Liberals deliver speech from the throne

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Dec. 5 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canada’s Liberal government will deliver a speech from the throne today, as Parliament returns to session. Governor General Julie Payette will read the speech from the Senate chamber, and the speech will communicate […] Read more


Global Markets: U.S. employment rate steady

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Dec. 4 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Companies in the United States added the fewest workers to payrolls in six months, according to a report from a private research firm. In November, business payrolls increased by 67,000, which was approximately […] Read more

Global Markets: Hudson’s Bay rejects C$2 billion offer

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Dec. 3 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Hudson’s Bay Co. has rejected an offer from Catalyst Capital Group Inc., a private-equity firm that valued the Canadian retailer at C$2 billion. A committee from Hudson’s Bay’s Board of Directors said the […] Read more


Global Markets: Hudson’s Bay rejects C$2 billion offer

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Dec. 3 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Hudson’s Bay Co. has rejected an offer from Catalyst Capital Group Inc., a private-equity firm that valued the Canadian retailer at C$2 billion. A committee from Hudson’s Bay’s Board of Directors said the […] Read more

Global Markets: OPEC output slowed ahead of meeting

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Dec. 2 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Crude oil production from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and their allies has been cut ahead of a meeting to discuss strategy for 2020. The cut was largely due to reductions […] Read more