The U.S. dollar held firm on Friday, making gains versus the Canadian dollar and Norwegian crown in an otherwise lackluster market because of U.S. holiday.» Read More
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Oil prices are driven by a supply shock rather than increased demand due to a stronger world economy, so investors in currencies look to "risk" rather than "macro" factors, David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange research at HSBC, wrote in a market note.
Thanks to higher oil prices and a gradually improving U.S. economic outlook, the Canadian dollar is riding high.
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"Higher oil is by definition going to be a drag on spending and the economy and the uncertainty the middle-east crisis is creating is bad news for sentiment," Simon Derrick, head of currency research at BNY Mellon, said.