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Global Markets: Wikileaks founder Julian Assange arrested in London

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, April 11 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested in London. He was living in the Ecuadorian Embassy avoiding numerous charges from multiple countries. Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno said the country had “reached its […] Read more

Global Markets: Canadian canola farmers visit Ottawa

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, April 10 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canadian canola farmers are in Ottawa this week, calling upon the federal government to fight against agricultural trade barriers. “Canada can feed the world but not if our government does not act […] Read more


Global Markets: Oil prices react to global tensions

WINNIPEG, April 9 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Oil prices are expected to climb this week due to lower output from Libya, a country embroiled in an escalating civil war. Experts predict fuel prices will continue to rise worldwide as the war […] Read more

Global Markets: Canadian employment steady in March

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, April 5 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canada’s unemployment rate held steady at 5.8 per cent in March, with employment growing at a 1.8 per cent rate on an annual basis, according to the latest labour report from Statistics Canada. […] Read more


Global Markets: Europe considers naming ban on veggie ‘burgers’

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, April 4 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The agriculture committee of the European Parliament has approved food labeling rules that would place a ban on vegetarian food products using words like ‘burger,’ ‘sausage,’ or ‘steak’. The revised regulations passed with […] Read more

Global Markets: Liberals expel Wilson-Raybould, Philpott

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, April 3 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May will meet with opposition leader Jeremy Corbin on Wednesday in an attempt to reach a compromise on a Brexit deal. Corbin’s Labour Party would like to see […] Read more


Global Markets: Bitcoin rallies overnight

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, April 2 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The cryptocurrency Bitcoin climbed by as much as 20 per cent in overnight trading, hitting US$5,000 at one point with one algorithmic order worth US$100 million said to be the catalyst for the […] Read more

Global Markets: Comedian leads Ukrainian presidential race

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, April 1 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – In a case of life imitating art, Ukrainian comedic-actor Volodymyr Zelenskiy is leading the presidential election race in the country after the first round of voting. Zelenskiy stars in a television show as […] Read more


Global Markets: Canadian economy grew in January

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, March 29 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – According to data from Statistics Canada, the Canadian economy grew 0.3 per cent in January. This growth is higher than expected, as economists predicted no growth for the month. The economy shrunk […] Read more

Global Markets: Former AG will go before Commons justice committee

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, March 28 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Former Attorney General and Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould has submitted a written statement related to the SNC-Lavalin controversy to the Commons of Commons Justice Committee. The package, including emails and text messages, […] Read more