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Global Markets: Alberta railcar investment to net C$2.2 billion

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 20 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – A plan by the Alberta government to invest C$3.7 billion in moving oil by rail is expected to generate C$5.9 billion in sales and increased revenue, netting the province […] Read more






Canadian Financial Close: Gold, TSX help bump up loonie

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 19 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was up at market close on Tuesday along with gains in gold prices and on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The dollar finished Tuesday at US$0.7554 or US$1=C$1.3238, which compares with Friday’s close of US$0.7538 or C$1.3266. The loonie didn’t trade on […] Read more

ICE canola midday: Rolling canola spreads from March to May

By Glen Hallick, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 19 (CNS Canada) – At midday Tuesday the ICE canola futures were a mixed bag, with the bias towards the downside according to a Winnipeg-based trader. The soybean complex on the Chicago Board of Trade was slightly lower, which was supportive. As was the Australian canola […] Read more


ICE canola futures making small gains

By Glen Hallick, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 16 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were slightly stronger Tuesday morning following Monday’s holiday. After being down in overnight trading, canola futures were making small gains, with the March contract above C$476 per tonne. The markets were somewhat sluggish Tuesday morning as the initial […] Read more

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Canada, U.S. to challenge India’s pulse price supports

Canada and the U.S. are set to challenge India’s market price supports for certain pulses including chickpeas and lentils. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on Friday announced that “together with Canada” they’ve submitted a “counter notification” on the matter to the World Trade Organization (WTO) Committee on Agriculture (COA). […] Read more