The dollar steadied against the yen, with worries that currency manipulation complaints could touch Japan offset by US Treasury Secretary comments.
*Canadian dollar at C $1.3371, or 74.79 U.S. cents. TORONTO, April 18- The Canadian dollar fell to a near one-week low against its U.S. counterpart and lost ground versus a string of other currencies on Tuesday, as oil prices hit an 11- day low and a snap British election added to geopolitical jitters from North Korea to France. trading at C $1.3371 to the greenback, or...
*Canadian dollar settles at C $1.3316, or 75.09 U.S. cents. "Europe is closed and North America is coming back from a long weekend," he added. C $1.3316 to the greenback, or 75.09 U.S. cents, slightly stronger than Thursday's close of C $1.3328, or 75.03 U.S. cents.
The dollar skidded to a 2-week low against a basket of currencies on Thursday after President Trump said that the currency was too strong.
The dollar fell to session lows on Wednesday after President Donald Trump said he thinks the currency is getting "too strong."
TORONTO, April 12- The Canadian dollar strengthened on Wednesday to a six-week high against its U.S. counterpart after the Bank of Canada held interest rates unchanged and offered a tentative nod to recent signals of strength in the economy. against the U.S. dollar, last trading at C $1.3271 to the greenback, or 75.35 U.S. cents, stronger than Tuesday's close of C...
TORONTO, April 12- The Canadian dollar strengthened on Wednesday to a nine-day high against its U.S. counterpart ahead of a Bank of Canada interest rate decision, supported by higher prices of oil, one of the country's major exports. barrel after Saudi Arabia was said to be pushing its fellow OPEC members and some rivals to prolong supply cuts beyond June.
TORONTO, April 11- The Canadian dollar closed unchanged against the greenback on Tuesday, failing to lock in a fresh one-week high as risk aversion offset higher oil prices in rangebound trading ahead of a Bank of Canada interest rate decision. Prices of oil, one of Canada's major exports, rose on reports that Saudi Arabia has told Organization of the Petroleum...
The safe-haven yen rose, as investors considered a spectrum of risks including possible U.S. action in Syria and North Korea.
TORONTO, April 11- The Canadian dollar surrendered its gains on Tuesday against its U.S. counterpart after posting a fresh one-week high, with trading confined to a narrow range ahead of Wednesday's interest rate decision by the Bank of Canada. Cautious trading for the loonie came as nervous investors sought shelter in gold, Treasuries and the yen, while growing...
The euro edged lower against the dollar on Monday, pressured by nervousness over the upcoming French presidential elections.
*Canadian dollar at C $1.3357, or 74.87 U.S. cents. barrel, supported by a renewed shutdown at Libya's largest oilfield and heightened tension over Syria following the U.S. missile strike. trading at C $1.3357 to the greenback, or 74.87 U.S. cents, stronger than Friday's close of C $1.3410, or 74.57 U.S. cents.
The safe-haven yen climbed and the Russian rouble tumbled on Friday, after the United States launched cruise missiles at an airbase in Syria.
The euro hit a three-week low after the head of the European Central Bank said he saw no need to deviate from the ECB's policy path.
*Canadian dollar at C $1.3427, or 74.78 U.S. cents. TORONTO, April 5- The Canadian dollar edged lower on Wednesday against the greenback as oil prices eased off one-month highs, while minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest meeting supported the view that Canadian and U.S. monetary policy will diverge. Oil is one of Canada's major exports.
Investors reacted to U.S. economic data and minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve's March policy meeting.
The yen gained on Tuesday as a risk-averse investors flocked to the safe-haven currency, while Australia's dollar sank to a three-week low.
*Canadian dollar at C $1.3451, or 74.34 U.S. cents. *Loonie touches its weakest since March 15 at C $1.3455. The drop in exports will embolden the Bank of Canada to not put too much weight on a recent strong run of domestic data when it makes its interest rate decision next week, said Nick Exarhos, economist at CIBC Capital Markets.
Investors are looking forward to the U.S. jobs report out on Friday.
TORONTO, March 31- The Canadian dollar strengthened on Friday against the greenback, padding its gains for the quarter, as data showing robust domestic growth in January raised prospects of an earlier-than-expected Bank of Canada interest rate hike. "Economic numbers are showing a stronger-than-expected Canadian economy and therefore potential for the...