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Global Markets: Canada elects minority Liberal government

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 22 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Justin Trudeau’s Liberals won a minority government in Monday’s Canadian seats election, taking 157 seats. With 170 seats needed for a majority, the balance of power is held by the left leaning NDP […] Read more

Global Markets: Canadian election today

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 21 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canadians head to voting booths today for the country’s 43rd general election. The incumbent Liberals, led by Justin Trudeau, are neck-and-neck with Andrew Sheer’s opposition Conservatives in the polls, with many forecasters predicting […] Read more


Global Markets: Corus Entertainment earnings dropped in Q3

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 18 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Corus Entertainment Inc. reported earnings of C$22.9 million last quarter, which is nearly C$10 million lower than the same quarter in 2018. That’s mainly due to decreases in television revenue, which was about […] Read more

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