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Global Markets: One billion vaccine doses far from being enough says Oxfam

Calls for breaking of pharmaceutical monopolies on vaccines

Compiled by Glen Hallick, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, June 11 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – At the G7 summit in in the United Kingdom the member countries committed on Friday to providing one billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the world’s poorest countries. However, Oxfam […] Read more

Global Markets: Keystone XL officially dead

Alberta on hook for C$1.3 billion

Compiled by Glen Hallick, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, June 10 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Six months after United States President Joe Biden cancelled the permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline, the Province of Alberta, along with TC Energy, announced on Wednesday that the controversial […] Read more


Global Markets: New partnership seeks to buy Trans Mountain Pipeline

Chinook Pathways to block rival's acquisition

Compiled by Glen Hallick, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, June 9 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Pembina Pipeline Corp. and the Western Indigenous Pipeline Group announced on Wednesday that they have formed Chinook Pathways in hopes of purchasing the Trans Mountain Pipeline from the Canadian government. […] Read more

Global Markets: Moving towards re-opening Canada/U.S. border

Cloud trouble for Fastly, Japan's economy contracts

Compiled by Glen Hallick, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, June 8 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Frustration over the closure of the Canada/United States border has been growing in both countries, just as the Canadian government explores a multi-phase approached to re-opening it. Prime Minister Justin […] Read more


Global Markets: G7 moving towards global tax agreement

Specifics still need to be worked out

Compiled by Glen Hallick, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, June 7 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The Group of Seven (G7) countries are moving towards an agreement on taxing multinational companies that would include a global minimum corporate tax rate. “Multinational companies need to pay their […] Read more

Global Markets: Mixed U.S./Canadian jobs data

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, June 4 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The United States unemployment rate fell to 5.8 per cent in May, from 6.1 per cent the previous month, as the country added 559,000 jobs, according to a report from the U.S. Labor […] Read more






Global Markets: China eases child policy

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, May 31 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – China is easing its policy on childbirth, announcing Monday that married couples will now be able to have up to three children. The ‘one-child policy’ allowing only one child for most couples that […] Read more