WINNIPEG, Nov. 14 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally.
– The latest long range forecasts out of Australia show very little chance of any substantial rain along the country’s east coast over the next three months, heightening concerns over the dry conditions in the region as more than 100 bushfires are burning. At least four people have died from the fires, while homes and farmland have also been destroyed.
– A tentative ceasefire between Israel and Gaza’s Islamic Jihad appears to be holding, according to reports, despite early morning rocket fire. At least 34 Palestinians have been killed in the two days of fighting, including numerous civilian women and children.
– Pro-democracy protests continue in Hong Kong, with schools closed and highways blocked as demonstrators brace for backlash from Chinese authorities.