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Global Markets: Crude oil under pressure

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, July 21 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Rogers Communications is reporting a significant gain. The company added 93,000 new wireless contracts in the second-quarter, which surpassed expectations. The company also recorded a 35 per cent increase […] Read more

Global markets: Technology sector becomes investor darling

By Commodity News Service Canada July 20 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Investors are delving into technology sector stocks, as they look for sectors that might escape the policy gridlock in Washington. The sector is also thought to show good growth potential […] Read more


Global Markets: New government takes reins in B.C.

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, July 19 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Stronger security measures on flights entering the United States begin today. Air Canada and WestJet are advising passengers to the U.S. to arrive two hours before their flights. The […] Read more

Global Markets: U.S. releases NAFTA wishlist

By Commodity News Service Canada July 18 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The United States has released a summary of its objectives for renegotiations of the North America Free Trade Agreement. Among other things, it states it wants to reduce the trade […] Read more


Global markets: China boosts steel, aluminium production

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, July 17 – The following is a glance at the news moving markets globally. – China produced record amounts of steel and aluminum in June, according to reports out of the country on Monday. Analysts are concerned that those commodities could flood the international market. – Foreign investment in […] Read more

Global markets: US consumer prices steady

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, July 14 – The following is a glance at the news moving markets globally. – Consumer prices in the US held steady in June, according to reports out of the country on Friday, in the same time frame retail sales dropped, for the second month in a row. Market […] Read more


Global markets: OPEC nations struggle to meet production cuts

By Commodity News Service Canada July 13 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) were unable to meet agreed upon production cuts in June, said the International Energy Agency. OPEC nations’ compliance with production […] Read more

Global markets: Trump Jr. in the hotseat

By Commodity News Service Canada July 12 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – United States President Donald Trump defending his oldest son Donald Trump Jr. today, after the younger Trump released emails showing he sought Russian help to provide damaging information on Hillary […] Read more


Global markets: Russian election tampering allegations widen

By Commodity News Service Canada July 11 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, who met with Donald Trump Jr. during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, denied having damaging information on former Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. The New York Times […] Read more

Global markets: Crude futures fall

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, July 10 – The following is a glance at the news moving markets globally. – Crude oil futures dropped in early activity on Monday, feeling pressure from increased drilling in the US and reports of increased supplies. However, reports said Libya and Nigeria may join an OPEC and non-OPEC […] Read more