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Global Markets: Canada’s labour market generated 55,900 jobs in February

WINNIPEG, March 8 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canada’s labour market generated 55,900 net new positions in February, following even bigger gains of 66,800 full time positions in January. This increase outshines United States job creation, which increased by just 20,000 in […] Read more

Global Markets: Oil prices gaining

WINNIPEG, March 7 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Oil prices gained after data from the U.S. government showed a large jump in crude inventories and a drop in fuel stockpiles. Oil has increased over 25% this year as the Organization of Petroleum […] Read more


Global Markets: Bank of Canada to Announce New Interest Rate

WINNIPEG, March 6 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The Bank of Canada will set a new interest rate on Wednesday, March 6. Investors speculate that the overnight rate will remain at 1.75 per cent, in light of the economic slowdown in the […] Read more

Global Markets: Oil futures steady

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, March 5 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Oil futures have steadied, reversing earlier losses, as OPEC and allies have capped production to reduce surplus. Libya, however, restarted production on its largest oil field, halting further market gains. At 8:52 […] Read more


Global Markets: Global stocks on the rise

WINNIPEG, March 4 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Global stock shares rose on Monday as traders speculated on positive trade talks between the United States and China. U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping could sign a formal trade deal […] Read more

Global Markets: Canadians get a new Minister of Agriculture

WINNIPEG, March 1 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Friday morning kicked off with a cabinet shuffle on Parliament Hill after Jody Wilson-Raybould’s departure following the SNC-Lavalin controversy. Lawrence MacAulay, formerly the Minister of Agriculture, is moving to Veteran Affairs. Minister of International […] Read more


Global Markets: U.S. GDP faring better than predicted

WINNIPEG, Feb. 28 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canadian Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer has called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to resign following former Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould’s testimony on SNC-Lavalin. Scheer cites Trudeau’s “lack of moral authority” as rendering him […] Read more

Global Markets: Possibility of Delayed Brexit

WINNIPEG, Feb. 26 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and United States President Donald Trump arrived in Vietnam on Tuesday for a summit that will outline next steps to implementing North Korea’s pledge to give up its […] Read more


Global Markets: No delay in the cards for Brexit

WINNIPEG, Feb. 25 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canada’s Barrick Gold Corp has offered US$8 billion to U.S. rival Newmont Mining Corp, a move that would combine the world’s two largest gold producers. Newmont has rejected previous bids in the past, and […] Read more

Global Markets: EU commits to climate spending

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 21 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – A massive fire in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, killed at least 81 people, according to reports out of the country. Firefighters battled the blaze in the centuries-old Chawkbazar […] Read more