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Global Markets: Brexit deal on the horizon

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 17 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The United Kingdom and European Union have reached a tentative deal that could lead to a timely Brexit on Oct. 31. However, Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party may not support the deal. A […] Read more





Global Markets: Canada adds more jobs in September

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 11 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The Canadian economy added 53,700 net jobs in September, taking the unemployment rate down to 5.5 per cent, according to a report from Statistics Canada. Expectations had been for much smaller jobs growth […] Read more




Global Markets: Pension fund pulling out of oil sands

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 8 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Norway’s largest pension fund removed four Canadian oil companies from its investment list on Tuesday. The fund’s chief executive officer stated it will no longer invest in companies that derive more than five […] Read more



Global Markets: Iraqi protests continue

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 4 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Nationwide protests continued in Iraq for the fourth day, with more than 40 demonstrators reportedly killed by security forces so far. The protestors are calling for an end to corruption and improved public […] Read more