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Global Markets: Novavax begins late-stage COVID-19 trials

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Sept. 25 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. United States-based drug company Novavax has begun late-stage trials of a potential COVID-19 vaccine in the United Kingdom. The trial involves 10,000 people ranging between 18 and 84. According to a statement issued on […] Read more

Global Markets: Trudeau pledges support for Canadians

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Sept. 24 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. Following the Speech from the Throne on Wednesday evening, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his government had plans for job creation and economic supports along with maintaining the health and safety of Canadians. The […] Read more


Global Markets: U.K. accused to breaking international laws

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Sept. 23 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. The United Kingdom has been accused of breaching international law when it threatened to recognize Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president. Nicolas Maduro’s Venezuelan government has asked judges to reverse court ruling […] Read more

Global Markets: Deutsche Bank shutters 100 locations

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Sept. 22 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. Deutsche Bank will close about 100 of its German locations, or one in five, in order to save on operating costs. The move is also in reaction to the “changing habits of customers during […] Read more



Global Markets: Sally downgraded to tropical depression

Reading Time: < 1 minute WINNIPEG, Sep. 17 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Hurricane Sally was downgraded to a tropical depression, but was still bringing heavy rains and flooding along the southeastern United States on Thursday. At least one person has died from the storm, with hundreds of […] Read more


Global Markets: Canadian inflation steady at 0.1 per cent

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Sep. 16 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canada’s annual rate of inflation held at 0.1 per cent in August, according to updated Statistics Canada data, as declining gasoline prices were offset by the rising cost of food. The 0.1 per […] Read more

Global Markets: Canada to introduce aluminum counter-measures

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Sep. 15 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canadian countermeasures against United States aluminum tariffs will be announced by the government on Tuesday. The estimated C$3.6 billion in counter-measures will come in response to 10 per cent tariffs announced by the […] Read more


Global Markets: New Brunswick heads to polls

Reading Time: < 1 minute WINNIPEG, Sep. 14 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – New Brunswick is voting on a new provincial government today, after a snap election was called four weeks ago. Incumbent Progressive Conservative Premier Blaine Higgs has led a minority government for the past two years […] Read more

Global Markets: Threat of war looms over eastern Mediterranean

Greek/Turkish tensions over gas, oil exploration

Reading Time: 2 minutes By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Sept. 11 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Tensions are building up between Turkey and Greece, raising the specter of military action between the two NATO and European Union allies. Greece recently denounced Turkey’s move to survey oil and gas fields […] Read more