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Global Markets: Dow Jones opens at record high

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Jan. 17 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened at a record high on Friday, as improving economic data and optimistic corporate earnings report lent support to equities. – Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei gave […] Read more

Global Markets: Relative unknown picked as new Russian PM

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Jan. 16 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Former Russian tax official Mikhail Mishustin will serve as the country’s new prime minister after the previous government stepped down. President Vladimir Putin handpicked the relatively unknown technocrat to lead the government while […] Read more


Global Markets: Russian government steps down, Putin proposes constitutional changes

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Jan. 15 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Russian President Vladimir Putin is proposing changes to the country’s constitution that would impose limits on future presidents while shifting more power to the parliament. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and the rest of […] Read more

Global Markets: Iran makes arrests in plane disaster

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Jan. 14 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Iran has arrested a number of suspects connected to the accidental downing of a passenger plane that killed all 176 onboard last week. The announcement comes amid increasing protests against the government, with […] Read more


Global Markets: Iranians protest government

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Jan. 13 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Iranian protestors have taken to the streets to express their outrage against the country’s clerical rulers. The protests were triggered by the government acknowledgement that the military accidentally shot down a passenger plane, […] Read more