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Global Markets: Johnson suspends UK Parliament

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Aug. 29 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived in New York on Wednesday, after a two-week journey across the Atlantic on a solar-powered yacht. Thunberg, 16, is set to speak at the United Nations Climate Action […] Read more



Global Markets: U.S./China trade tensions ease

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Aug. 26 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Trade tensions between the United States and China were showing signs of easing on Monday, after increased tariffs from both sides on Friday sent equity markets sharply lower. Beijing officials were calling for […] Read more



Global Markets: Work to resume on Trans Mountain expansion

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Aug. 22 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Construction on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is set to get moving again, as the federally-owned company has issued “notice to proceed” directives to construction contractors. “Construction work will soon begin in communities […] Read more

Global Markets: Canadian inflation steady at 2.0%

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Aug. 21 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canada’s annual rate of inflation held steady at 2.0 per cent in July, according to updated data from Statistics Canada. Pre-report market expectations had been for a slight dip in the Consumer Price […] Read more



Global Markets: Greenland not for sale

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Aug. 16 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Reports that United States President Donald Trump has expressed an interest in purchasing Greenland are being dismissed as a terrible idea by residents of the largely autonomous Danish country. “We are open for […] Read more



Global Markets: Concerns of global recession abound

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Aug. 14 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Recent economic data from numerous countries has stoked fears of a global recession. China and Germany have reported data that points to a cooling economy for both countries, and the yield curve […] Read more