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Global Markets: U.S. now leads world in COVID-19 cases

U.K. PM announces he has COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, March 27 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The United States surpassed Italy and China on Thursday as the country with the most reported cases of COVID-19. As of Friday morning, the U.S. had approximately 86,000 cases and more than 1,300 […] Read more

Global Markets: G20 video conference to discuss COVID-19 pandemic

Soy crushers struggle with delays

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, March 26 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – There will be a video conference among G20 leaders on Thursday to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic. The world leaders, including Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, are expected to talk about co-ordinating efforts to […] Read more



Global Markets: COVID-19 spreads, forcing more changes

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, March 23 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The spread of COVID-19 continues in Canada as Yukon and the Northwest Territories have reported their first cases late Sunday evening. A Yukon couple who travelled to the United States tested positive, said […] Read more



Global Markets: COVID-19

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, March 19 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The COVID-19 pandemic remains the at the forefront of everything in the world, as the countries work to ‘flatten the curve’ and also deal with the economic fallout of the drastic social distancing […] Read more



Global Markets: COVID-19 halts St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, March 17 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – As borders close and quarantine measures ramp up around the world in the battle against COVID-19, there are reports that life is slowly returning to normal in China. Al Jazeera reports that emergency […] Read more


Global Markets: COVID-19 dominates headlines

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, March 16 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – More and more worldwide efforts to slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus were taken over the weekend, with many public spaces closing, religious services cancelled, and schools shuttered. Developments in the unprecedented […] Read more

Global Markets: Sophie Gregoire Trudeau tests positive for COVID-19

Reading Time: < 1 minute WINNIPEG, March 13 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, has tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus after traveling to the United Kingdom. Prime Minister Trudeau will self-quarantine for 14 days, though he is not […] Read more