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  • *Canada's 5- year yield climbs above U.S. equivalent. TORONTO, Sept 7- The Canadian dollar strengthened on Thursday to a new 2- year high against its U.S. counterpart as the market weighed prospects of additional Bank of Canada interest rate hikes and the greenback lost ground against a basket of major currencies. The loonie's weakest level of the session was C...

  • TORONTO, Sept 7- The Canadian dollar strengthened on Thursday to a 2- year high against its U.S. counterpart as the market weighed prospects of additional Bank of Canada interest rate hikes and the greenback lost ground against a basket of major currencies. The central bank has now taken back two cuts it delivered in 2015 to offset the impact on the economy of a...

  • The euro jetted past $1.20 and was on course for its biggest daily percentage gain against the U.S. dollar in nearly two weeks on Thursday.

  • *The euro held firm on Thursday ahead of a European Central Bank policy meeting, while the Canadian dollar consolidated its gains, having surged to two-year highs after the Bank of Canada surprised many by raising interest rates. *President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that the United States would no longer tolerate North Korea's actions but said the use of...

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 7- The euro held firm on Thursday ahead of a European Central Bank policy meeting, while the Canadian dollar hovered at two-year highs after the Bank of Canada surprised many by raising interest rates. The common currency has lost some momentum since hitting that 2-1/ 2 year peak, weighed down by rising expectations that a stronger euro could slow...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 6- The U.S. dollar hit its lowest level against the Canadian dollar in more than two years on Wednesday after the Bank of Canada surprised many by raising rates, while the greenback was modestly lower against a basket of major rivals. The Bank of Canada raised interest rates by 25- basis-points to 1 percent after a hike in July, putting Canada ahead of...

  • *Canadian dollar firm ahead of Bank of Canada meeting. LONDON, Sept 6- The dollar steadied in a quiet market on Wednesday, with traders appearing to be in wait-and-see mode ahead of a slew of central bank meetings, most importantly the European Central Bank on Thursday. "Right now everyone is basically waiting... for the ECB meeting tomorrow," said Commerzbank currency...

  • *Canadian dollar firm ahead of Bank of Canada meeting. LONDON, Sept 6- The dollar steadied in a quiet market on Wednesday, with traders appearing to be in wait-and-see mode ahead of a slew of central bank meetings, most importantly the European Central Bank on Thursday. "Right now everyone is basically waiting... for the ECB meeting tomorrow," said Commerzbank currency...

  • *Canadian dollar firm ahead of Bank of Canada meeting. LONDON, Sept 6- The dollar steadied in a quiet market on Wednesday, with traders appearing to be in wait-and-see mode ahead of a slew of central bank meetings, most importantly the European Central Bank on Thursday. "Right now everyone is basically waiting... for the ECB meeting tomorrow," said Commerzbank currency...

  • *Canadian dollar firm ahead of Bank of Canada meeting. LONDON, Sept 6- The dollar steadied in a quiet market on Wednesday, with traders appearing to be in wait-and-see mode ahead of a slew of central bank meetings, most importantly the European Central Bank on Thursday. "Right now everyone is basically waiting... for the ECB meeting tomorrow," said Commerzbank currency...

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    The U.S. dollar hit a multiyear low against the Canadian dollar on Wednesday.

  • *Canadian dollar firm ahead of Bank of Canada meeting. TOKYO/ SINGAPORE, Sept 6- The dollar edged down against the yen on Wednesday, pushed back toward a recent 4-1/ 2- month low by simmering tensions on the Korean peninsula and by comments from a Federal Reserve official about subdued U.S. inflation. The yen and the Swiss franc have both risen this week, as...

  • *Loonie touches its strongest since June 2015 at C $1.2336. TORONTO, Sept 5- The Canadian dollar strengthened to a two-year high against its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday as oil rallied and the greenback lost ground broadly, while investors weighed prospects of a Bank of Canada interest rate hike as early as this week. Prices of oil, one of Canada's major exports,...

  • The U.S. dollar index hit a one-week low against the yen and on track for its biggest decline in eight days.

  • The dollar fell against the yen and the Swiss franc Monday as concerns about geopolitical risks following North Korea's latest nuclear test resurfaced.

  • The dollar added to its losses on Friday after the release of disappointing U.S. employment data.

  • Unimpressive U.S. economic data failed to boost expectations for another Federal Reserve rate increase this year.

  • *Loonie touches its weakest since Aug. 18 at C $1.2637. TORONTO, Aug 30- The Canadian dollar suffered its biggest drop in a month against a broadly firmer greenback on Wednesday, as oil prices fell and investors cut bullish bets on the loonie ahead of a Bank of Canada interest rate decision next week. "I kind of expected a clean-out trade at some point before next...

  • *Loonie touches its weakest since Aug. 23 at C $1.2575. TORONTO, Aug 30- The Canadian dollar weakened to a one-week low against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday, as U.S. refinery shutdowns weighed on oil prices and the greenback climbed against a basket of major currencies. Prices of oil, one of Canada's major exports, slid as flooding and damage from Tropical Storm...

  • The U.S. dollar rose broadly on speculation the European Central Bank could step in to weaken the euro.