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Global Markets: CN, Via cutting rail services

Huawei facing new charges in U.S.

Reading Time: 2 minutes By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Feb. 14 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canadian National Railway and Via Rail said they are drastically cutting back on their operations on Friday, due to the ongoing blockades set up by protestors. Yesterday, CN said it will cancel its […] Read more

Global Markets: Demonstrations achieving economic disruption

COVID-19 deaths, cases spike in China

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Feb. 13 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Demonstrations across Canada impeding rail traffic appear to have achieved their goal of disrupting the country’s economy. Dozens of protests across Canada have stopped or slowed hundreds of freight and passenger trains on […] Read more


Global Markets: OPP prepares to end demonstration

Reading Time: 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Feb. 12 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) said on Wednesday that they are prepared to end a demonstration that’s halted traffic on the Canadian National Rail tracks near Belleville, Ont. Members of the Mohawks of Tyendinaga […] Read more

Global Markets: Morneau cautious about oil sands project

Ireland's tie, New Hampshire's primary

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Feb. 11 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau said on Monday that the coronavirus has already hurt the country’s struggling oil industry. Speaking to a Calgary audience, Morneau noted that crude oil prices have dropped 15 […] Read more


Global Markets: Massive locust swarms threaten African countries

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Feb. 10 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – A vast plague of locusts has caused extensive damage to crops in several African countries. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported the swarms have destroyed coffee, rice, corn and other […] Read more

Global Markets: Coronavirus evacuees arrive in Canada

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Feb. 7 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – A chartered plane carrying 176 Canadians out of Wuhan, China arrived at CFB Trenton in Ontario Thursday evening. The passengers will be quarantined for two weeks as a precaution over the novel coronavirus. […] Read more





Global Markets: Wuhan virus death-toll rising

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Feb. 3 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The Kansas City Chiefs scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl LIV to come from behind and beat the San Francisco 49ers. The win marked Kansas City’s first Super Bowl […] Read more

Global Markets: Canada’s GDP increased 0.1 per cent in November

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Jan. 31 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – After posting slight declines for the months of September and October, Canada’s gross domestic product increased by 0.1 per cent in November. That was mainly due to increasing in goods-producing industries, as well […] Read more