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Global Markets: Massive explosion devastates Beirut

Death toll reaches 100, expected to rise

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Aug. 5 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The death toll from the Aug. 4 blast that levelled Beirut’s port and parts of Lebanon’s capital city reached 100 as of Tuesday. There are more than 4,000 injured and a great many […] Read more

Global Markets: Pandemic impeding education of over one billion children

China threatens TikTok retaliation

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Aug. 4 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – More than one billion students around the world have had their education disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the United Nations on Tuesday. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the media that the world […] Read more


Global Markets: Hong Kong to delay election one year

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, July 31 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Hong Kong’s upcoming September Legislative Council election will be delayed for a year, after current chief executive Carrie Lam invoked emergency measures amid concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic. The delay is seen as […] Read more






Global Markets: U.S. demonstrations turn violent

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, July 27 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Largely peaceful Black Lives Matter demonstrations across numerous cities in the United States turned violent in many cases over the weekend, with police and federal authorities deploying tear gas and other measures to […] Read more



Global Markets: U.S. jobless claims rise

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, July 23 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. Jobless claims in the United States rose by over 100,000 to total 1.4 million during the week ended July 18. As COVID-19 cases surge across the country, some businesses have closed their doors again. […] Read more