GFM Network News


Global Markets: Hong Kong to delay election one year

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, July 31 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Hong Kong’s upcoming September Legislative Council election will be delayed for a year, after current chief executive Carrie Lam invoked emergency measures amid concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic. The delay is seen as […] Read more






Global Markets: U.S. demonstrations turn violent

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, July 27 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Largely peaceful Black Lives Matter demonstrations across numerous cities in the United States turned violent in many cases over the weekend, with police and federal authorities deploying tear gas and other measures to […] Read more



Global Markets: U.S. jobless claims rise

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, July 23 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. Jobless claims in the United States rose by over 100,000 to total 1.4 million during the week ended July 18. As COVID-19 cases surge across the country, some businesses have closed their doors again. […] Read more




ICE Canola Midday: Prices stronger at midday

By Marlo Glass, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, July 20 – ICE Futures canola contracts were higher at midday Monday, due to strength in comparable vegetable oils. Chicago soyoil was stronger due to consistent export demand. Malaysian palm oil was also higher due to tightened supplies and steadily improving demand. Labour shortages also contributed to palm oil’s strength. […] Read more