The U.S. dollar fell to a more than two-week low against the Japanese yen on Friday.
The U.S. dollar fell against a basket of major currencies on a perceived lack of progress on U.S. tax reform and public spending.
*Canadian dollar at C $1.3100, or 76.34 U.S. cents. TORONTO, Feb 23- The Canadian dollar strengthened against its U.S. counterpart on Thursday as prices of oil, one of Canada's major exports, climbed and the greenback retreated against a basket of major currencies. Canada sends 75 percent of its exports to the United States and could suffer badly if U.S.
The dollar index erased earlier gains after Fed meeting minutes showed the next interest rate increase could be soon.
*Loonie touches weakest since Feb. 7 at C $1.3210. It reinforces the view that the Bank of Canada will not be following the Federal Reserve with interest rate hikes, he added. The chances of a Bank of Canada interest rate hike this year dipped to 25 percent from more than 30 percent before the retail sales report, data from the overnight index swaps market showed.
The dollar rose broadly on Tuesday after two Fed policymakers pointed to the potential for US interest rates to rise next month.
*Canadian dollar at C $1.3145, or 76.07 U.S. cents. *Loonie touches a 12- day low at C $1.3164. TORONTO, Feb 21- The Canadian dollar weakened on Tuesday to a 12- day low against its U.S. counterpart, whose gains against a basket of major currencies offset higher prices for oil, a major export for Canada.
The euro recovered some ground against the dollar after talks aimed at finding a leftist unity candidate for France's election showed little sign of progress.
*Canadian dollar ends at C $1.3099, or 76.34 U.S. cents. *Loonie touches its weakest since Feb. 10 of C $1.3126. TORONTO, Feb 17- The Canadian dollar weakened against its U.S. counterpart on Friday, pressured by corporate selling ahead of a long weekend and broader gains for the greenback.
The yen rose against major currencies as concerns about the upcoming French elections kindled safe-haven demand for the Japanese currency.
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The dollar headed for a second day of losses on Thursday, falling against the euro, yen and the basket of currencies.
*Loonie touches its strongest since Feb. 6 at C $1.3010. At 9:21 a.m. ET, the Canadian dollar was trading at C $1.3044 to the greenback, or 76.66 U.S. cents, stronger than Wednesday's close of C $1.3075, or 76.48 U.S. cents. The currency's weakest level of the session was C $1.3080, while it touched its strongest since Feb. 6 at C $1.3010.
*Canadian dollar ends at C $1.3075, or 76.48 U.S. cents. TORONTO, Feb 15- The Canadian dollar pared most of its losses against the greenback on Wednesday, supported by firm domestic data and optimism about the outlook for trade ties with the United States. President Donald Trump said he only wants to tweak trade ties with Canada.
The greenback was previously on track for its 11th straight day of gains.
*Canadian dollar at C $1.3106, or 76.30 U.S. cents. TORONTO, Feb 15- The Canadian dollar weakened against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday as a drop in oil prices and broader gains for the greenback offset stronger-than-expected domestic manufacturing data. At 9:26 a.m. EST, the Canadian dollar traded at C $1.3106 to the greenback, or 76.30 U.S. cents, weaker than...
The dollar rose as investors raised their outlook on a faster pace of U.S. rate increases following comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen.
The dollar hit a two-week high against the yen with another round of solid gains as investors focused again on the U.S. reflation trade.
The dollar gained in part on expectations of a constructive meeting between President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
*Canadian dollar settles at C $1.3141, or 76.10 U.S. cents. The loonie, as Canada's currency is colloquially known, settled at C $1.3141 per U.S. dollar, or 76.10 U.S. cents, stronger than Wednesday's close of C $1.3155, or 76.02 U.S. cents. The currency traded between C $1.3094 to C $1.3167 having rebounded from its weakest in two weeks on Tuesday of C $1.3213.