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  • Why surprise parties are central banks' new thing Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 5:39 PM ET

    After years of carefully telegraphing their outlooks to the market, central bankers are loosening up with surprise parties, with Singapore the latest to jump in.

  • Commodity currencies face race to the bottom? Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 11:56 PM ET

    Commodity currencies may face a race to the bottom as the Bank of Canada's surprise rate cut may pressure Australia's central bank to follow suit.

  • Canadian Dollar to hit 1.3 against dollar: HSBC Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 9:46 PM ET
    Canadian Dollar to hit 1.3 against dollar: HSBC

    With the Bank of Canada prepared to loosen monetary policy further, coupled with a strengthening greenback, the loonie will see further downside, says Paul Mackel, Head of Asia Currency Research at HSBC.

  • Canada will achieve a balance budget Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    Canada will achieve a balance budget

    At Davos 2015, Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance in Canada talks about the Canadian economy and why the Bank of Canada cut its interest rates.

  • Forget the yen, this is the new currency to short Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 5:35 PM ET
    Forget the yen, this is the new currency to short

    David Rodriguez, Quantitative Strategist at DailyFX, explains why he thinks shorting the Canadian dollar is a profitable trade.

  • Why Maple Syrup Is in Currency News Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 8:09 PM ET

    There's a big money mystery in Canada. Some Canadians believe the Bank of Canada has added a maple syrup scent to its new plastic money.

  • Carney Commands Global Respect: Financial Secretary Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 2:40 AM ET
    Carney Commands Global Respect: Financial Secretary

    Greg Clark, financial secretary to the UK Treasury talks to CNBC about the appointment of Mark Carney and why he was chosen.

  • Mark Carney Appointed BoE Governor Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 11:00 AM ET
    Mark Carney Appointed BoE Governor

    Nick Parsons, head of strategy at National Australia Bank, tells CNBC that Mark Carney's successful tenure with the Bank of Canada makes him an excellent appointment to governor of the Bank of England.

  • Could a Canadian Be the Next Bank of England Governor? Wednesday, 12 Sep 2012 | 5:22 AM ET
    Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King

    A high-profile job with a hefty salary, travel, and an almost guaranteed knighthood (unless you really mess up) will be advertised in The Economist this week.

  • How to Use Currencies to Navigate Earnings Season Monday, 9 Jul 2012 | 6:13 AM ET
    Traders work in the ten-year U.S. Treasury Note options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

    Earnings season is coming, and currencies can help you assess how the stock market will fare.

  • How to Use Currencies to Trade on Earnings Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 7:19 PM ET
    Canadian Loons

    Looking for a way to trade on first quarter earnings? This strategist has a plan for you.

  • Why the Loonie Is Headed South Wednesday, 11 Jan 2012 | 3:42 PM ET
    Canadian Loons

    Don't look now, but the Canadian dollar could soon have its wings clipped.

  • How Bad Is the Euro? Ask Iceland Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 1:58 PM ET
    Iceland with Háteigskirkja Lutheran Church and mount Esja in distance.

    Iceland's Progressive Party wants to stop trying to join the euro and adopt the Canadian dollar instead.

  • Central Bank Moves a Good First Step, Pros Say Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 1:14 PM ET

    Efforts to improve liquidity in the world's financial markets 'psychologically' important, Louise Cooper of BGC Partners says.

  • A Triple Whammy for Bears Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 9:47 AM ET

    A triple whammy this morning: China, coordinated central bank action, and better than expected ADP report.

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    The world's major central banks unleashed coordinated action Wednesday to ease the increasing strains on the global financial system, a move that sent stock markets up sharply.

  • The Safe-Haven Trade You Haven't Thought Of Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 12:41 PM ET
    Canadian Loons

    The Canadian dollar often rises when risk appetites are high - but this strategist says it's a safe haven against the messes in the U.S. and Europe.

  • Euro Lifts, Kiwi Flies Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 8:54 AM ET

    Bulls are running in Europe and kiwis are lifting off - time for your FX Fix.

  • How to Profit From the Bank of Canada Meeting Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 12:42 PM ET

    The heat is on up north, with Canada's economy significantly healthier than that of the U.S.  Here's how to trade ahead of the upcoming Bank of Canada meeting.

  • A New Flight Plan for the Loonie? Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011 | 12:41 PM ET
    Canadian Loons

    The Canadian dollar has been on a roll. Can the loonie still move higher, or is it about to fall to earth?