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Global Markets: Trudeau pushing for increased restrictions

PM to offer C$3.5 billion to provinces

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Nov. 13 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to call on the provincial premiers on Friday to impose increased restrictions to stem the quickly growing spread of COVID-19 across much of the country. As […] Read more

Global Markets: OPEC+ to consider production cut extension

Little support for cuts in 23-member alliance

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Nov. 12 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Reports stated on Thursday that the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies, known as OPEC+, are considering a delay to any hikes in oil production by up to six months. So […] Read more


Global Markets: Armenia, Azerbaijan reach peace deal

Russia brokers agreement, sending in peacekeepers

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Nov. 10 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – After six weeks of bloody conflict, Armenia and Azerbaijan signed a peace agreement that will see Russia deploy peacekeepers on Tuesday between the warring sides in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. Armenian Prime Minister […] Read more

Global Markets: Pfizer vaccine looks promising

But unlikely to be ready by year's end

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Nov. 9 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Pfizer announced on Monday that its coronavirus vaccine could be 90 per cent effective as testing continues. The data is based on 94 infections in a study that encompasses 44,000 people in six […] Read more


Global Markets: U.S. Presidential count continues

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Nov. 6 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. Friday marks the third day of counting votes to determine the 2020 United States presidential election, with mail-in votes in key swing states yet to be counted. Democratic nominee Joe Biden is leading in […] Read more

Global Markets: U.S. Presidential race continues

WINNIPEG, Nov. 5 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. The count to determine the 2020 presidential election continues, with some million votes in key swing states yet to be counted. Democratic nominee Joe Biden has won Arizona, Wisconsin, and Michigan, among others, garnering 264 of […] Read more



Global Markets: Americans head to the polls

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Nov. 3 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. It’s election day in the United States, and Americans are casting ballots for president, members of Congress, and other local races. According to a survey by CNN, Edison Research, and Catalist, over 100 million […] Read more