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Global Markets: North Korea launches missile from submarine

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 2 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – North Korea reportedly launched a missile from a submarine off its east coast on Wednesday, according the South Korean military. If confirmed, the missile would be the first launched from underwater in three […] Read more

Global Markets: Hong Kong protestor shot

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 1 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Months-long protests in Hong Kong intensified on Tuesday as a pro-democracy protestor was shot in the chest with a live round by a police officer. The escalation came on the day China was […] Read more


Global Markets: Saudi Arabian Crown Prince warns of war, seeks peace

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Sept. 30 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – In an interview on 60 Minutes, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman warned that an armed conflict with Iran would spark a sharp rise in crude oil prices. While he blamed attacks […] Read more

Global Markets: U.S. durable goods orders increased by 0.2 per cent in August

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Sept. 27 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – According to recent United States data, orders for large manufactured goods such as dishwashers increased by 0.2 per cent in August, following a two per cent gain the month prior. Businesses remain […] Read more


Global Markets: U.S. House of Representatives releases whistleblower report

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Sept. 26 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – A report from a whistleblower has alleged that United States President Donald Trump sought Ukraine’s help with interfering in the 2020 election. Acting Director of National Intelligence, Joseph Maguire, will testify before […] Read more

Global Markets: Formal impeachment inquiry rocks stocks

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Sept. 25 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, accusing him of violating the Constitution by approaching a foreign leader seeking damaging information about […] Read more


Global Markets: Fifth case of African Swine Fever confirmed in South Korea

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Sept. 24 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – South Korea has reported its fifth case of African Swine Fever, located near the North Korean border. The first case in South Korea was reported just one week ago. According to the […] Read more

Global Markets: More reports of African Swine Fever across Asia

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Sept. 23 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – South Korea, the Philippines, and China have reported additional cases of African Swine Fever. A total of 12 villages in the Philippines have reported cases of the disease since Sept. 9. South […] Read more


Global Markets: Slow retail sales growth reports Stats Canada

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Sept. 20 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Statistics Canada reported on Friday that retail sales increased by 0.4 per cent in July as consumers purchased more vehicles. That was below projections from analysts of a 0.6 per cent increase. If […] Read more

Global Markets: U.S./China trade negotiations underway

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Sept. 19 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Deputy trade negotiators for the United States and China meet today and Friday in Washington, D.C. It is expected agriculture products, intellectual property protections and forced technology transfers will be the main topics […] Read more