WINNIPEG, April 3 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally.
– United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May will meet with opposition leader Jeremy Corbin on Wednesday in an attempt to reach a compromise on a Brexit deal. Corbin’s Labour Party would like to see a ‘soft’ Brexit that keeps close ties with the European Union, while hardliners within May’s Conservative Party would rather see a cleaner break.
– Former Canadian cabinet ministers Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott have been expelled from the Liberal caucus by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The discord in the ruling Liberal Party comes amid the SNC-Lavalin scandal and ahead of a general election set for October 2019.
– Chinese Vice Premier Liu He is in Washington D.C. on Wednesday for the latest round of trade talks between the United States and China.