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Global Markets: Canadians with Iranian background detained at U.S. border

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Jan. 6 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Following the airstrike that killed Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani, there have been reports that some Canadians with Iranian backgrounds were detained and interrogated “for hours” at the United States border. One Canadian […] Read more


Global Markets: U.S. attack kills Iranian general

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Jan. 3 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – ¬In a United States drone strike at the Baghdad International Airport on Friday, a top Iranian general was killed. General Qassem Soleimani commanded the elite Quds Force, part of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard. […] Read more



Global Markets: Fireworks mark New Year, new decade

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Dec. 31 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Australia and numerous other countries already rang in the New Year. Australia proceeded with its massive fireworks spectacle at the habourfront in Sydney despite drought conditions. Hundreds of bushfires have been raging across […] Read more




Global Markets: Trade optimism underpins stocks

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Dec. 24 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Optimism over improving trade relations between the United States and China helped North American stock markets trade near record highs in thin pre-Christmas trade on Tuesday. Markets close early today and remain closed […] Read more