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Global Markets: Work to resume on Trans Mountain expansion

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Aug. 22 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Construction on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is set to get moving again, as the federally-owned company has issued “notice to proceed” directives to construction contractors. “Construction work will soon begin in communities […] Read more


Global Markets: Canadian inflation steady at 2.0%

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Aug. 21 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canada’s annual rate of inflation held steady at 2.0 per cent in July, according to updated data from Statistics Canada. Pre-report market expectations had been for a slight dip in the Consumer Price […] Read more



Global Markets: Greenland not for sale

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Aug. 16 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Reports that United States President Donald Trump has expressed an interest in purchasing Greenland are being dismissed as a terrible idea by residents of the largely autonomous Danish country. “We are open for […] Read more



Global Markets: Concerns of global recession abound

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Aug. 14 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Recent economic data from numerous countries has stoked fears of a global recession. China and Germany have reported data that points to a cooling economy for both countries, and the yield curve […] Read more



Global Markets: Goldman Sachs fears recession

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Aug. 12 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has expressed concerns that the United States-China trade war will devolve into an all-out recession. “We expect tariffs targeting the remaining $300bn of U.S. imports from China to […] Read more

Global Markets: Canada’s unemployment rate rises in July

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, August 9 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Statistics Canada reported Friday morning that approximately 24,200 jobs were lost in July, largely in the retail and wholesale sectors. Overall, 11,600 full-time jobs were gone along with 12,600 part-time positions. Canada’s unemployment […] Read more