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Global Markets: Venice floods

By MarketsFarm

WINNIPEG, Nov. 13 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally.

– Water levels in Venice, Italy hit their highest levels in 50 years, leaving many popular tourist spots completely flooded. The city’s mayor is set to declare a state of emergency, and blamed the high tides on climate change. At least two people have died, according to reports.

– The first public hearings of the impeachment investigation into United States President Donald Trump are set to take place in Washington today. Trump was busy on Twitter in the morning.

– Unrest continued in Hong Kong, with anti-government protestors fortifying barricades and stockpiling food and weapons, according to reports. Police, meanwhile, dispersed some protestors with an armoured vehicle overnight. Multiple people were injured in clashes around the city.

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