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Global Markets: Canada’s trade deficit shrank in April

WINNIPEG, June 6 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – A recent report from Statistics Canada detailed Canada’s trade deficit shrank to C$966 million in April. Economists predicted a C$2.8 billion deficit for the month. The shrinking deficit is due to exports increasing by […] Read more

Global Markets: Toronto home sales increased by 18.5 per cent in May

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, June 5 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The Toronto Real Estate Board reported that home sales increased by 18.9 per cent in May, up from the 15-year low reported in April. Listings only grew by 0.8 per cent. The […] Read more


Global Markets: Chinese Government announces U.S. travel warning

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, June 4 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, June 4 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The Chinese Foreign Ministry has issued a travel warning for […] Read more

Global Markets: Global markets crippled by trade wars

WINNIPEG, June 3 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – China is unilaterally blaming the United States for the lack of trade deal between the two countries. The Chinese government published a 23-page paper in eight languages detailing the trade negotiations between the two […] Read more


Global Markets: Nationwide strike halts Argentine grain exports

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, May 29 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – A nationwide strike in Argentina has halted grain exports and air travel, with many businesses, schools, and other offices closed. Protestors backed by major unions in the country are demonstrating against austerity measures […] Read more

Global Markets: Severe tornadoes hit Ohio

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, May 28 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Severe tornadoes in Ohio overnight have left over five-million people without power, according to reports. The extent of the property damage in the Dayton area is not yet known, but there were no […] Read more


Global Markets: EU elections see shift in power

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, May 27 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Results of the European Parliament elections held over the weekend saw gains for both liberal and Green candidates on the one side, while populist and nationalist parties also gained ground in Italy, Franc, […] Read more

Global Markets: UK’s May resigning amid Brexit failures

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, May 24 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – After three years in the job and several failed attempts to reach a Brexit deal, United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Friday her decision to resign. May will quit as Conservative […] Read more


Global Markets: Northern Alberta community remains evacuated

WINNIPEG, May 23 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Evacuation orders remain in place for the town of High Level, Alta., as fire conditions are extreme and unpredictable. On Wednesday, evacuees were told to plan to stay elsewhere for longer than originally anticipated. […] Read more

Global Markets: Canadian retail sales rose 1.1 per cent in March

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, May 22 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – A recent Statistics Canada report says retail sales rose 1.1 per cent to $51.3 billion in March. Higher gas prices and sales of building materials and garden equipment contributed to the boost. […] Read more