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Global Markets: Pandora Papers leaked

Reading Time: < 1 minute By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 4 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The details of millions of leaked financial documents, known as the Pandora Papers, were revealed by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists over the weekend. The documents uncover financial secrets of 35 current […] Read more

Global Markets: Canadian economy shrinks in July

Third time in four months GDP downsizes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Compiled by Glen Hallick, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 1 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Statistics Canada said on Friday that the country’s GDP shrank by 0.1 per cent in July as the COVID-19 pandemic continued to play havoc on the economy. This marked the […] Read more


Global Markets: Canada marks first annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Over 150,000 First Nations, Metis and Inuit children forcibly taken

Reading Time: 2 minutes Compiled by Glen Hallick, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Sept. 30 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Thursday marks Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, which honours the children, survivors, families and communities affected by the residential school system. For more than 100 years, over […] Read more

Global Markets: Kishida is Japan’s PM-designate

Defeats popular rival Kono

Reading Time: < 1 minute Compiled by Glen Hallick, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Sept. 29 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Former Japanese foreign minister Fumio Kishida is set to become the country’s next prime minister, succeeding Yoshihide Suga who resigned on Sept. 3. In an upset to win the presidency […] Read more


Global Markets: Power outages hurting China’s economy

Up to 44 per cent of industrial output affected

Reading Time: 2 minutes Compiled by Glen Hallick, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Sept. 28 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Goldman Sachs became the fourth major finance institution to cut its forecast of economic growth in China, due to a series of power outages throughout the country. On Tuesday, Goldman […] Read more

Global Markets: China claims Canadians set free for health reasons

All to avoid connection with release of Meng Wanzhou

Reading Time: 2 minutes Compiled by Glen Hallick, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Sept. 27 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – China said on Monday that it released Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor for health reasons, claiming there wasn’t a connection between the two Michaels with the release of Huawei executive […] Read more


Global Markets: U.S. charges against Meng to be resolved

Reading Time: < 1 minute WINNIPEG – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will appear virtually in a federal court to resolve charges filed in the United States against her, a source told Reuters. Meng was arrested at Vancouver International Airport in December 2018 […] Read more

Global Markets: Canadian retail sales rebound

Reading Time: < 1 minute WINNIPEG – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – After retail sales declined in early summer, Statistics Canada reported on Wednesday the value of receipts in Canada increased 2.1 per cent in August to C$57 billion. In July, sales went down 0.6 per cent. Retail sales are […] Read more



Global Markets: Liberals re-elected to minority government

Reading Time: 2 minutes WINNIPEG – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Justin Trudeau will remain Prime Minister of Canada as his Liberal Party was elected to a third straight term and second consecutive minority government on Monday. The election, which was controversially called by Trudeau in an attempt to […] Read more