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Global Markets: Brexit deal on the horizon

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 17 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The United Kingdom and European Union have reached a tentative deal that could lead to a timely Brexit on Oct. 31. However, Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party may not support the deal. A […] Read more



Global Markets: Canadian cannabis company destroying C$65 million in inventory

WINNIPEG, Oct. 15 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canadian cannabis producer CannTrust Holdings Inc. announced it will destroy C$12 million worth of plants, or about C$65 million in inventory, in order to “regain full regulatory compliance.” Health Canada froze over half of […] Read more

Global Markets: Canada adds more jobs in September

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 11 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The Canadian economy added 53,700 net jobs in September, taking the unemployment rate down to 5.5 per cent, according to a report from Statistics Canada. Expectations had been for much smaller jobs growth […] Read more


Global Markets: Partial trade deal may be in the works

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 10 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – As two days of United States/China trade talks got underway in Washington on Thursday, speculation of a partial trade deal has arisen. China suggested the idea days before top-level negotiator met for the […] Read more

Global Markets: U.S. imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 9 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Ahead of United States/China trade talks, the U.S. imposed visa restrictions on some Chinese officials, casting a dark cloud over the negotiations. The U.S. took the measure on Tuesday reportedly in response to […] Read more


Global Markets: Pension fund pulling out of oil sands

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 8 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Norway’s largest pension fund removed four Canadian oil companies from its investment list on Tuesday. The fund’s chief executive officer stated it will no longer invest in companies that derive more than five […] Read more

Global Markets: Snow, rain to sweep across Prairies

WINNIPEG, Oct. 7 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – More snow has been forecast to hit Alberta on Monday and Tuesday, with the system also set to bring precipitation to Saskatchewan and Manitoba as the week progresses. Temperatures in Alberta are expected to fall […] Read more


Global Markets: Iraqi protests continue

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 4 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Nationwide protests continued in Iraq for the fourth day, with more than 40 demonstrators reportedly killed by security forces so far. The protestors are calling for an end to corruption and improved public […] Read more

Global Markets: 20 dead so far in Iraqi anti-government protests

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 3 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Anti-government protests in Iraq are spreading, as Iraqis demonstrate against corruption and unemployment. Twenty people have reportedly died so far in the three days of protests, with hundreds more injured as protestors were […] Read more