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  • Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey in a move that shocked Washington and dampened some of this week's strong risk appetite.

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.3728, or 72.84 U.S. cents. TORONTO, May 9- The Canadian dollar weakened against its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday as prices of oil, one of Canada's major exports, fell and the greenback climbed against a basket of major currencies. "Absent any meaningful Canadian dollar data this week we are likely to see the Canadian dollar take its direction...

  • Currency markets swung back to trading on the diverging outlooks for growth and tighter monetary policy.

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.3725, or 72.86 U.S. cents. TORONTO, May 9- The Canadian dollar weakened against its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday as oil priced dipped and the greenback climbed against a basket of major currencies. Oil is one of Canada's major exports.

  • Meanwhile, a fall in oil prices drove the Australian dollar and Canadian dollar to new lows.

  • Investors took profit on a roughly 3 percent gain for the currency since the first round of voting two weeks ago.

  • Dollar printing

    The U.S. Federal Reserve played down any threats to this year's planned rises in interest rates, solidifying expectations of a move in June.

  • Investors eyed a U.S. Federal Reserve statement later in the day for guidance on whether bets on a June interest rate hike are justified.

  • U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin commented on the possibility of ultra long-term bond issuance.

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.3674, or 73.13 U.S. cents. TORONTO, May 1- The Canadian dollar weakened on Monday against its U.S. counterpart as oil prices fell and investors braced for an interest rate decision midweek from the U.S. trading at C $1.3674 to the greenback, or 73.13 U.S. cents, down from Friday's official close of at C $1.3650, or 73.26 U.S. cents.

  • The euro rose against the U.S. dollar on Friday after strong euro zone inflation figures.

  • *Canadian dollar ends at C $1.3650, or 73.26 U.S. cents. for the last time by the Bank of Canada, was C $1.3650 to the greenback, or 73.26 U.S. cents, weaker than Thursday's close of C $1.3624, or 73.40 U.S. cents. President Donald Trump told Reuters on Thursday that he had been "psyched" to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico on Saturday,...

  • The euro rose against the U.S. dollar on Friday after strong euro zone inflation figures.

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.3653, or 73.24 U.S. cents. TORONTO, April 28- The Canadian dollar weakened against its U.S. counterpart on Friday, retaining this week's defensive bias as domestic data showed the economy stalled in February, offsetting a rebound in oil prices. trading at C $1.3653 to the greenback, or 73.24 U.S. cents, weaker than Thursday's close of C $1.3624,...

  • The dollar only held its gains against the yen on Thursday after Trump's tax plan offered no surprises, slowing the greenback's rally.

  • LONDON, April 27- The dollar only held its gains against the Japanese yen on Thursday after U.S. The market also awaited the European Central Bank's monetary policy decision. The Canadian dollar and Mexican peso, which had slumped earlier on reports the United States is considering withdrawing from the North American Free Trade Agreement, bounced sharply...

  • TOKYO, April 27- The dollar held gains against the yen on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump's tax plan offered no fresh surprises, slowing the greenback's rally, while the market awaited the European Central Bank's upcoming monetary policy decision. The Canadian dollar and Mexican peso, which had slumped earlier on reports the United States is...

  • Risk of a dollar sell-off?

    Greg Matwejev, Morris Capital, says if Trump fails to get some of his policies passed, a "big dollar sell-off" could take place.

  • TOKYO, April 27- The dollar clung to gains against the yen on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump's tax plan offered no fresh surprises, halting the greenback's rally, while the market awaited the European Central Bank's upcoming monetary policy decision. The Canadian dollar and Mexican peso also lost steam on reports the United States is considering...

  • NEW YORK, April 26- Equities retreated from highs on Wednesday after a U.S. tax plan disappointed, while the Canadian dollar and Mexican peso weakened against the greenback on the possibility of a U.S. withdrawal from the North American Free Trade Agreement. President Donald Trump proposed slashing tax rates for businesses and on overseas corporate profits...