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Global Markets: OPEC to increase oil production

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, June 22 (CNS) – The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries announced a hike in oil production Friday. The group met in Vienna where the issue of energy supply was front and centre. OPEC will release an additional one million barrels a day as part of the […] Read more

Global Markets: Trump backs off on family separation for illegal immigrant

By Commodity News Service Canada June 21 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – United States President Donald Trump backed away from his tough stance of separating immigrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border following public outrage. Families will now be kept […] Read more


Global Markets: Canadian farm equity data released

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, June 20 (CNS Canada) — The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Pope Francis has criticized the United States policy of separating immigrant families trying to enter the U.S. through Mexico calling it “contrary to our Catholic values…”. U.S. President Donald […] Read more

Global Markets: TD Bank warns 160,000 CDN jobs on the line

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, June 19 (CNS) – Canadian National Railway is expanding its network in Saskatchewan. The company is investing over C$200 million in the province to increase capacity and network resiliency. The expansion will include construction of new double tracks in key areas and more capacity at the CN’s […] Read more


Global Markets: North America could face a recession

WINNIPEG, June 18, 2018 (CNS) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. Fears of a trade war between the United States and China sent stock markets around the world down. The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Wall Street was down more than 200 points, while in Canada […] Read more

Global Markets: U.S. Imposes Tariffs On China

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, June 15 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – United States President Donald Trump announced Friday that tariffs on US$50 billion worth of Chinese imports would now be imposed. China has vowed to retaliate, and with the U.S. […] Read more


Global Markets: Italy won’t ratify CETA deal with Canada

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, June 14 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union is facing a challenge from Italy, which says it will not ratify the deal without more […] Read more

Global Markets: Canada/U.S./Mexico to co-host 2026 World Cup

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, June 13 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canada, the United States and Mexico won their joint bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup. Canada has never hosted the World Cup before, while the U.S. last […] Read more


Global Markets: U.S./North Korea Sign Symbolic Agreement

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, June 12 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean President Kim Jong Un signed a symbolic agreement at their summit in Singapore. The deal includes security guarantees from the U.S. and […] Read more

Global Markets: U.S./North Korea Summit This Week

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, June 11 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – International markets will be following news out of Singapore closely this week, as U.S. President Donald Trump is there to meet with North Korean President Kim Jong Un to […] Read more