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Global Markets: Jean loses Francophonie bid

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Oct. 12 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Former Canadian Governor General Michaëlle Jean has lost her bid for a second term as secretary general of la Francophonie. Member nations of the international organization of French speaking […] Read more





Global Markets: IMF cuts global growth forecast

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Oct. 9 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Citing escalating trade tensions, the International Monetary Fund cut its forecast for global economic growth for 2018 and 2019 to 3.7 per cent, from 3.9 per cent. The downgrade […] Read more






Global Markets: Groups continue to assess USMCA

By Commodity News Service Oct. 2 (CNS Canada) — The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Business and agricultural groups continue to study the potential effects of the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. While western grain, cattle and hog organizations generally came out in favour of the last-minute […] Read more

Global Markets: New NAFTA deal reached

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Oct. 1 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canada and the United States have reached a tentative trade deal that, together with Mexico, will replace the North American Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The new deal, called the United […] Read more