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Global Markets: Mobile payment service hits Canada

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, September 25 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – A mobile payment service is expanding its operations in the Canadian market. Alipay, which is owned by Ant Financial Services Group, is partnering up with Canadian tech company Snap […] Read more

Global Markets: N. Korea says sanctions pose threat to children

By Commodity News Service Canada Sept. 21 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – North Korea has argued before a United Nations panel that international sanctions imposed against it over its nuclear weapons program endangers survival of its children and hinders the production of […] Read more


Global Markets: Mexico reeling from earthquake

By Commodity News Service Canada Sept. 20 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Rescue workers continue to dig through rubble looking for possible survivors, following a magnitude 7.1 earthquake that toppled hundreds of buildings mostly in Mexico, mainly in Mexico City. Currently, the […] Read more

Global Markets: Trump set to speak to UN

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Sept. 18 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – US President Donald Trump is set to give his first speech to the United Nations on Tuesday. The speech comes as tensions with North Korea are mounting, following US […] Read more


Global Markets: China cracks down on bitcoins

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, September 15 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Crude oil broke the psychologically-important US$50 a barrel mark on Thursday, boosted by rising demand for fuel. The spike happened the same day a report by the US Energy […] Read more

Global Markets: North Korea rains down a storm of rhetoric

By Commodity News Service Canada Sept. 14 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – North Korea issued threats to Japan and the United States earlier this morning for their support of United Nations sanctions and a resolution passed by the UN security council. North […] Read more



Global Markets: UN initiates tougher sanctions against North Korea

By Commodity News Service Canada Sept. 12 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The United States, Japan and South Korea are welcoming new United Nations sanctions against North Korea in efforts to discourage it from further nuclear weapons development. UN member nations are […] Read more


Global Markets: Hurricane damage costs mount

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, September 11 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The damage from Hurricanes Irma and Harvey is adding up. Texas Governor Greg Abbot estimates the final tally for Harvey will come in between US$150 to US$180 billion. Some […] Read more

Global Markets: Markets brace for Hurricane Irma

WINNIPEG, Sept. 8 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Credit check company Equifax was hit by a major security breach, with hackers gaining access to the information, including birth dates and social security numbers, of roughly 143 million US customers. Canadian and UK […] Read more