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Global Markets: Dow Jones opens at record high

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Jan. 17 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened at a record high on Friday, as improving economic data and optimistic corporate earnings report lent support to equities. – Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei gave […] Read more

Global Markets: Relative unknown picked as new Russian PM

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Jan. 16 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Former Russian tax official Mikhail Mishustin will serve as the country’s new prime minister after the previous government stepped down. President Vladimir Putin handpicked the relatively unknown technocrat to lead the government while […] Read more


Global Markets: Russian government steps down, Putin proposes constitutional changes

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Jan. 15 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Russian President Vladimir Putin is proposing changes to the country’s constitution that would impose limits on future presidents while shifting more power to the parliament. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and the rest of […] Read more

Global Markets: Iran makes arrests in plane disaster

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Jan. 14 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Iran has arrested a number of suspects connected to the accidental downing of a passenger plane that killed all 176 onboard last week. The announcement comes amid increasing protests against the government, with […] Read more


Global Markets: Iranians protest government

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Jan. 13 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Iranian protestors have taken to the streets to express their outrage against the country’s clerical rulers. The protests were triggered by the government acknowledgement that the military accidentally shot down a passenger plane, […] Read more




Global Markets: Ukrainian flight crashes in Tehran, killing 63 Canadians

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Jan. 8 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – A Ukraine International Airline flight crashed near Iran’s capital last night. The crash killed all 176 passengers and crew, including 63 Canadians. The plane crashed shortly after taking off from the Tehran airport. […] Read more


Global Markets: Soleimani mourners killed at funeral stampede

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Jan. 7 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – A sea of mourners stampeded the funeral of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, resulting in approximately 50 deaths and hundreds of injuries. The burial was subsequently postponed indefinitely. The commander was killed in a […] Read more

Global Markets: Canadians with Iranian background detained at U.S. border

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Jan. 6 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Following the airstrike that killed Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani, there have been reports that some Canadians with Iranian backgrounds were detained and interrogated “for hours” at the United States border. One Canadian […] Read more