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  • PARIS, June 13- Canada's dollar hit a two-month high on Tuesday after the Canadian central bank raised the prospect of an interest rate hike as soon as this year, while the U.S. dollar inched down as traders eyed the start of a two-day Federal Reserve meeting. Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins said late on Monday that first-quarter growth in the...

  • PARIS, June 13- The Canadian dollar climbed in an otherwise quiet trading day on Tuesday, hitting its highest level in nearly two months after comments from Canada's central bank raised the prospect that interest rates could rise as soon as this year. Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins said late on Monday that first-quarter growth in the...

  • SINGAPORE, June 13- The Canadian dollar rose to its highest level in nearly two months on Tuesday, buoyed by hawkish comments from Canada's central bank, while worries about UK political uncertainty dented sterling. Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins said on Monday first-quarter growth was "pretty impressive" and that signs economic growth...

  • SINGAPORE, June 13- The dollar held steady against a basket of currencies on Tuesday, with the focus on the U.S. The Canadian dollar touched its strongest in about two months at C $1.3287 per U.S. dollar at one point, extending its gains after climbing more than 1 percent on Monday. The loonie got a lift after a senior Bank of Canada official raised the prospect that an...

  • *Asia ex- Japan up 0.1 pct; Nikkei slips as yen retains gains. *Tech stocks drag Wall Street lower for second straight day. SINGAPORE, June 13- Asian stocks crept higher on Tuesday, defying a weak lead from Wall Street, which was dragged lower by technology stocks for a second day, while the Canadian dollar soared on the possibility interest rates might go up sooner than...

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.3331, or 75.01 U.S. cents. TORONTO, June 12- The Canadian dollar jumped against its U.S. counterpart on Monday after a senior Bank of Canada official raised the prospect that rising interest rates could come sooner than anticipated, while higher oil prices added further support. The currency hit C $1.3322 during the trading session, its...

  • NEW YORK, June 12- The dollar slipped against a basket of major currencies on Monday ahead of a spate of central bank meetings, starting with the U.S. Federal Open Market Committee on Wednesday. The loonie gained 1 percent following remarks from Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins that the bank was considering reducing its monetary policy...

  • The dollar dipped on the run-in to Wednesday's decision on US interest rates.

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.3444, or 74.38 U.S. cents. TORONTO, June 12- The Canadian dollar strengthened against its U.S. counterpart on Monday as oil prices rose and ahead of a speech by Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins. Gains for the loonie follow surprisingly strong domestic jobs data on Friday that boosted the argument for the Bank of Canada to...

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.3463, or 74.28 U.S. cents. *Loonie touches 1- week low at C $1.3545 before jobs data. TORONTO, June 9- The Canadian dollar on Friday hit its strongest against its U.S. counterpart since late May after a surprisingly strong domestic jobs report that boosted the argument for the Bank of Canada to raise interest rates.

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    The dollar rose to a 10-day high, boosted by a weaker British pound after Theresa May's Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority.

  • TORONTO, June 8- The Canadian dollar was unchanged on Thursday against its U.S. counterpart as Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz's upbeat tone on the economy helped to offset lower oil prices. The steady profile for the currency came ahead of Canada's employment report for May due out on Friday. Prices of oil, one of Canada's major exports, fell again on...

  • TORONTO, June 8- The Canadian dollar strengthened against its broadly firmer U.S. counterpart on Thursday, shaking off lower oil prices, as investors assessed political uncertainty and braced for comments from Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz. The Bank of Canada will release its review of developments in the financial system at 10:30 a.m. EDT, followed...

  • The euro fell more than half a percent on Wednesday after a report suggesting the ECB is preparing to cut its outlook for inflation.

  • *Loonie touches its strongest since May 29 at C $1.3427. Modest gains for the loonie came as the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development forecast that Canada's economy will grow 2.8 percent this year after a 1.4 percent expansion in 2016. Prices of oil, one of Canada's major exports, fell on renewed concerns about the efficacy of Organization of...

  • The dollar fell to a more than six-week low against the yen, dipping below a key technical level.

  • The dollar rebounded against the euro as traders doubted that any ECB shift in policy stance could strengthen the euro further.

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    The dollar fell to seven-month lows on Friday after data showed the U.S. economy created fewer jobs than expected last month.

  • The dollar rallied on Thursday after a report showed the U.S. economy created more private sector jobs than expected in May.

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.3495, or 74.10 U.S. cents. TORONTO, June 1- The Canadian dollar edged higher against its broadly firmer U.S. counterpart on Thursday as the price of oil, one of Canada's major exports, stabilized after a sharp loss the day before. At 10:09 a.m. ET, the Canadian dollar was trading at C $1.3495 to the greenback, or 74.10 U.S. cents, up 0.1 percent.