Currencies Canadian Dollar

  • TORONTO, Feb 15- The Canadian dollar rallied against the greenback on Friday as domestic data eased fears about a weak housing market and after a bet by Warren Buffett on one of Canada's major energy companies that could boost sentiment in the country's oil patch. "Warren Buffett planting his flag in the Canadian oil patch is a promising sign that we may have...

  • TORONTO, Feb 14- The Canadian dollar fell to its lowest in nearly three weeks against the greenback on Thursday, pressured by domestic data showing a surprise drop in factory sales and U.S. data that upset hopes the global economy is stabilizing. U.S. retail sales recorded their biggest drop in more than nine years in December as receipts fell across the board,...

  • TORONTO, Feb 7- The Canadian dollar weakened on Thursday to its lowest level against the greenback in nearly two weeks, on fears of a global slowdown and ahead of domestic jobs data on Friday that could guide Bank of Canada interest rate expectations. U.S. stocks and the price of oil sank on fears that the United States and China would not be able to reach a trade deal...

  • TORONTO, Feb 7- The Canadian dollar weakened to its lowest in more than one week against the greenback on Thursday, as fears of a global slowdown gripped investors and ahead of domestic jobs data on Friday that could guide Bank of Canada interest rate expectations. U.S. stocks were pressured by a slew of dismal quarterly reports and a cut to the European...

  • TORONTO, Feb 6- The Canadian dollar weakened on Wednesday to its lowest level in a week against the greenback as the stock market rally dating to the start of the year lost some momentum and the Bank of Canada warned that U.S. trade uncertainty was hurting the economy. "Emerging market currencies are coming off, equities are coming off, we are seeing a bit more...

  • TORONTO, Feb 4- The Canadian dollar edged lower against its U.S. counterpart on Monday as oil prices fell and the greenback broadly climbed, but the loonie kept hold of most of its 2019 gains after having performed better than its peers since the start of the year. The price of oil, one of Canada's major exports, fell after disappointing U.S. factory data sparked fresh...

  • TORONTO, Feb 4- The Canadian dollar weakened against its U.S. counterpart on Monday, reversing some of last week's rally, as oil prices fell and the greenback broadly climbed. The price of oil, one of Canada's major exports, pulled back from an earlier two-month high as forecasts of weaker demand and an economic slowdown offset OPEC- led supply cuts and U.S. sanctions...

  • TORONTO, Feb 4- The Canadian dollar weakened against its U.S. counterpart on Monday, reversing some of last week's rally, as oil prices fell and the greenback broadly climbed. The price of oil, one of Canada's major exports, pulled back from an earlier two-month high as forecasts of weaker demand and an economic slowdown offset OPEC- led supply cuts and U.S. sanctions...

  • *Loonie touches its strongest since Nov. 7 at 1.3069. TORONTO, Feb 1- The Canadian dollar strengthened on Friday to its highest in nearly three months against the greenback as oil prices rose and as the gap narrowed between Canadian and U.S. bond yields despite U.S. data showing employers hired the most workers in 11 months. The currency, which climbed 3.9 percent in...

  • *Loonie touches its strongest since Nov. 8 at 1.3109. TORONTO, Feb 1- The Canadian dollar strengthened to its highest in nearly three months against its U.S. counterpart on Friday as oil prices rose, while the greenback broadly declined despite U.S. data showing that employers hired the most workers in 11 months. The price of oil, one of Canada's major exports, was...

  • LONDON, Jan 31- The Canadian dollar took the top spot against the struggling greenback in January as a combination of strong gains in risky assets and a 15 percent rally in oil prices boosted appetite. The cautious words from the Fed sent perceived risk-oriented currencies such as the Australian dollar and the New Zealand dollar rallying against the greenback...

  • *Canadian dollar rises 0.9 percent against the greenback. *Loonie touches its strongest since Nov. 8 at 1.3119. TORONTO, Jan 30- The Canadian dollar climbed to its highest level in more than two months against its broadly weaker U.S. counterpart on Wednesday, as oil prices rose and the Federal Reserve said it would be patient in lifting borrowing costs further this...

  • TORONTO, Jan 24- The Canadian dollar weakened to its lowest level in more than two weeks against its U.S. counterpart on Thursday as the greenback broadly climbed and optimism faded for a near-term resolution to a trade dispute between the United States and China. The United States and China are a long way from resolving trade issues, but there is a fair chance the...

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    The dollar held firm against its rivals on Friday, set for its first weekly gain since mid-December on optimism about talks to end the trade war between China and the United States.

  • TORONTO, Jan 17- The Canadian dollar weakened to its lowest in more than one week against the greenback as oil prices fell, but the currency pared losses as investors weighed a possible end to the U.S.- China trade war. U.S. stocks advanced as a Wall Street Journal report that the United States was considering lifting tariffs on Chinese imports eased investor...

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    The U.S. dollar rose on Thursday against a euro dragged lower by soft economic data, while the pound took off on hopes of a second referendum on Britain's membership in the European Union.

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    The dollar rose against the euro on Wednesday as the single currency was pushed lower by worries about the euro zone economy, while sterling was strong ahead of a no-confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May's government.

  • TORONTO, Jan 15- The Canadian dollar edged higher against its broadly stronger U.S. counterpart on Tuesday as oil prices rebounded, while political upheaval in the UK dominated trading in the foreign exchange market. British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin, raising the prospect of a disorderly exit...

  • The U.S. dollar rose against the euro on Tuesday after data showed Germany's economy slowed in 2018, and sterling slipped ahead of a parliamentary vote on the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union.

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    Sterling briefly surged to two-month highs against the dollar on Monday after a report, subsequently denied, that a pro-Brexit faction of lawmakers could support Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal in parliament.