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Global Markets: Anti-government protests resume in Iraq

Reading Time: 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 25 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Anti-government demonstrations in Baghdad, Iraq were met with live gunfire and tear gas, as protests resumed in the country after a three-week hiatus. At least one person was reported dead and 200 injured. […] Read more

Global Markets: U.S. lifts sanctions on Turkey

Reading Time: 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 24 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – United States President Donald Trump said his country will lift recently imposed sanctions on imports from Turkey, on the condition that Turkey stops combat operations in northern Syria. Meanwhile, the Russian military has […] Read more


Global Markets: Russian troops deploy to northern Syria

Reading Time: 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 23 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canadian wholesale sales declined 1.2 per cent in August, hitting C$64.3 billion, according to a report from Statistics Canada. The declines offset the 1.4 per cent gains the previous month. Five of seven […] Read more

Global Markets: Canada elects minority Liberal government

Reading Time: 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 22 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Justin Trudeau’s Liberals won a minority government in Monday’s Canadian seats election, taking 157 seats. With 170 seats needed for a majority, the balance of power is held by the left leaning NDP […] Read more


Global Markets: Canadian election today

Reading Time: 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 21 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canadians head to voting booths today for the country’s 43rd general election. The incumbent Liberals, led by Justin Trudeau, are neck-and-neck with Andrew Sheer’s opposition Conservatives in the polls, with many forecasters predicting […] Read more

Global Markets: Corus Entertainment earnings dropped in Q3

Reading Time: 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 18 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Corus Entertainment Inc. reported earnings of C$22.9 million last quarter, which is nearly C$10 million lower than the same quarter in 2018. That’s mainly due to decreases in television revenue, which was about […] Read more


Global Markets: Brexit deal on the horizon

Reading Time: 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 17 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The United Kingdom and European Union have reached a tentative deal that could lead to a timely Brexit on Oct. 31. However, Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party may not support the deal. A […] Read more



Global Markets: Canadian cannabis company destroying C$65 million in inventory

Reading Time: 1 minute WINNIPEG, Oct. 15 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canadian cannabis producer CannTrust Holdings Inc. announced it will destroy C$12 million worth of plants, or about C$65 million in inventory, in order to “regain full regulatory compliance.” Health Canada froze over half of […] Read more

Global Markets: Canada adds more jobs in September

Reading Time: 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 11 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The Canadian economy added 53,700 net jobs in September, taking the unemployment rate down to 5.5 per cent, according to a report from Statistics Canada. Expectations had been for much smaller jobs growth […] Read more