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Global Markets: Armed protestors in Michigan

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, May 1 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Armed protestors occupied the Michigan state capitol building on Thursday arguing against emergency measures put in place by the Democrat governor to prevent the spread of COVID-19. – India will extend its coronavirus […] Read more

Global Markets: Cargill beef plant to reopen

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, April 30 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Cargill’s beef slaughterhouse in High River, Alta., will resume operations on May 4, operating one shift. The plant has been closed for nearly two weeks, as nearly half of the staff tested positive […] Read more


Global Markets: U.S. GDP down 4.8 per cent

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, April 29 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The United States economy contracted in the first quarter of 2020, with the country’s gross domestic product falling by 4.8 per cent, according to a report from the U.S. Commerce Department. The decline […] Read more

Global Markets: Lebanon protestors clash with army

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, April 28 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Thousands of protesters in Tripoli, Lebanon, demonstrating over the country’s devalued currency clashed with the Lebanese army, leaving dozens injured and at least one dead on Tuesday, according to reports. The Lebanese pound […] Read more


Global Markets: Kim Jong-Un health unknown

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, April 27 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Some countries are set to ease their COVID-19 lockdown measures, including Italy and New Zealand, while in other areas officials remain of the opinion that it’s still too early. In the United States […] Read more






Global Markets: Trump eager to ease restrictions, restart U.S. economy

Trudeau wants border to stay closed

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, April 17 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – United States President Donald Trump said on Thursday that some states could ease social distancing and lockdown measures within four weeks. Despite the U.S. contending with more than 671,000 reported cases of COVID-19, […] Read more

Global Markets: Racing towards a vaccine

Fourth Israeli election looming

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, April 16 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The race to create a vaccine for COVID-19 continues with more than 70 research teams around the world working on the solution, the CBC reported on Thursday. Some of the possible vaccines reached […] Read more