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Global Markets: U.K. approves COVID-19 vaccine

Canadian approval by end of month

Reading Time: 2 minutes By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Dec. 3 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The United Kingdom approved the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for emergency use on Wednesday. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said distribution of the vaccine will begin next week, with the first shipment of 800,000 doses. […] Read more

Global Markets: Canadian economy bounces back in third quarter

National GDP increases by record amount

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Dec. 1 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Statistics Canada reported on Tuesday that the country’s gross domestic product jumped by a record 40.5 per cent annualized in the third quarter. That eliminated the record plunge of 38.1 per cent the […] Read more


Global Markets: Freeland presenting fiscal update

Measures to help stricken Canadian economy

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Nov. 30 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canadian Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland is scheduled to unveil the federal government’s latest fiscal update at 3 pm Central on Monday. It’s reported to include additional spending measures on the country’s hardest […] Read more

Global Markets: Indian farmers tear gassed in New Delhi

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Nov. 27 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. Hundreds of thousands of Indian farmers have marched to New Delhi in protest of new agriculture laws. The group was met with tear gas and water cannons as they protested laws that will reportedly […] Read more



Global Markets: GSA letter kicks off presidential transition

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Nov. 24 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. The United States General Services Administration has formally acknowledged President Donald Trump’s defeat, over two weeks after president-elect Joe Biden was declared the winner. GSA Administrator Emily Murphy wrote a letter beginning the formal […] Read more





Global Markets: U.S. jobless claims rise

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Nov. 19 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Weekly jobless claims in the United States were unexpectedly higher in the week ended Nov. 14, rising to 742,000 from 711,000 the previous week, according to the country’s Labor Department. Rising COVID-19 cases […] Read more

Global Markets: Pfizer vaccine hits 95% efficacy in trials

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Nov. 18 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Phase three trials on the COVID-19 vaccine recently announced by Pfizer and BioNTech have shown 95 per cent efficacy against the virus, marking a five-point improvement from earlier results announced a week ago. […] Read more