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Global Markets: OPEC+ considers production increase

Reading Time: < 1 minute WINNIPEG, March 3 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Crude oil prices are rallying again on reports that the OPEC+ alliance could continue their production cuts into April rather than boosting production. However, due to increased demand, OPEC+ could increase production to reap revenue […] Read more

Global Markets: Canadian economy shrinks, but in recovery

Reading Time: < 1 minute WINNIPEG, March 2 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Statistics Canada announced both bad news and good news on Tuesday. Canada’s economy contracted by 5.4 per cent in 2020, which made it the worst documented year for the country’s economic output. Despite the gloomy […] Read more



Global Markets: Health Canada approves AstraZeneca vaccine

Reading Time: < 1 minute WINNIPEG, Feb. 26 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Health Canada announced this morning it has approved the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for use. The vaccine, which was created in collaboration with Oxford University, was analyzed by Canadian regulators since October before authorizing its use. […] Read more


Global Markets: Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine 94 per cent effective

Reading Time: < 1 minute WINNIPEG, Feb. 25 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The first large independent real-world study of the Pfizer/BioNTech two-dose COVID-19 vaccine has revealed on Wednesday that the shot is almost completely effective against the virus. The study, which was conducted in Israel on 1.2 […] Read more



Global Markets: MPs label Chinese persecution of Uighurs a genocide

Reading Time: 2 minutes WINNIPEG, Feb. 23 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The Canadian House of Commons on Monday approved a non-binding resolution to declare China’s treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority a genocide despite the absence of the majority of cabinet. The motion, brought forward by […] Read more



Global Markets: TC Energy ponders steel, equipment sell-off

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Feb. 19 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – With the cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline, TC Energy said on Thursday it’s considering selling the steel and other equipment it acquired for the multi-billion dollar project. United States President Joe Biden […] Read more

Global Markets: Facebook halts its news access in Australia

PM says Facebook being 'arrogant'

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Feb. 18 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Facebook blocked access to local, national and international news in Australia on its social media platform on Thursday. It’s part of Facebook’s response to a proposed law that would require tech giants to […] Read more