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  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.2500, or 80.00 U.S. cents. *Loonie touches its strongest since July 31 at C $1.2440. January 2015 against a basket of major currencies, while the Swiss franc and the Japanese yen climbed after North Korea fired a missile over northern Japan, sapping investors' demand for risky assets, including stocks.

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    The U.S. dollar turned positive against a basket of major rivals on Tuesday after touching its lowest level in more than 2½ years.

  • The U.S. dollar index dropped to its lowest in roughly 16 months and a more than 2½-year low against the euro on Monday.

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.2481, or 80.12 U.S. cents. TORONTO, Aug 25- The Canadian dollar inched higher against a broadly weaker U.S. dollar on Friday, but underperformed against other rivals as a dearth of domestic news had investors focusing on speeches by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and European Central Bank head Mario Draghi. "The CAD's performance was...

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.2520, or 79.87 U.S. cents. Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen and European Central Bank head Mario Draghi later on Friday at the annual central bankers meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. At 9:20 a.m. EDT, the Canadian dollar traded at C $1.2520 to the greenback, or 79.87 U.S. cents, unchanged from the previous session's close and mostly...

  • The euro soared to its highest level in more than two years after ECB President Mario Draghi did not express concern about a strong euro.

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.2530 or 79.81 U.S. cents. Speeches by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi will be parsed for clues on monetary policy direction, even as significant new policy signals were seen as unlikely. "The bar's been set fairly high there in terms of coming out and reaffirming that they have a policy to push...

  • TORONTO, Aug 24- The Canadian dollar firmed marginally against the greenback on Thursday and outperformed key currency rivals even as oil prices dipped and the U.S. dollar nudged higher ahead of a meeting of global central bankers. The Canadian dollar has rallied nearly 7 percent this year, helped by a broadly weaker U.S. dollar and upbeat domestic economic data...

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    The dollar edged higher on Thursday after another politically driven slide against the euro and yen in the previous session.

  • In wide-ranging comments made at a rally with supporters on Tuesday, Trump signaled he might end the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada to jumpstart negotiations on modernizing the deal. At 9:38 a.m. EDT, the Canadian dollar was down 0.2 percent at C $1.2589 to the greenback, or 79.43 U.S. cents. The currency traded within a narrow range of...

  • The dollar fell on Wednesday in a generally risk-averse market after President Trump threatens a government shutdown, termination of NAFTA.

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.2568, or 79.57 U.S. cents. TORONTO, Aug 22- The Canadian dollar was marginally weaker against its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday despite firmer oil prices, as the greenback rallied ahead of the annual Jackson Hole conference of global central bankers. "Canadian data has persistently surprised on the upside," said Mazen Issa, senior FX strategist...

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.2543 or 79.73 U.S. cents. TORONTO, Aug 22- The Canadian dollar strengthened to a three-week high against its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday after robust domestic retail sales data for June bolstered expectations the Bank of Canada could raise interest rates in October. "Positioning makes it challenging for the CAD rally to persist but lack of...

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    The dollar rallied on Tuesday after falling for two straight days, benefiting from the euro's decline.

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    Valentin Marinov, head of G10 FX strategy at Credit Agricole CIB, discusses the upcoming meeting of central bankers at Jackson Hole.

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.2575 or 79.52 U.S. cents. TORONTO, Aug 21- The Canadian dollar was marginally firmer against its U.S. counterpart on Monday as investors look toward comments from central bank officials at the annual Jackson Hole summit and domestic retail sales data later this week. trading at C $1.2575 to the greenback, or 79.52 U.S. cents, up 0.1 percent.

  • The dollar slumped on Monday amid geopolitical tension in North Korea, ahead of the annual central banking conference in Jackson Hole.

  • The dollar fell against a basket of major currencies on Friday in wake of continued political uncertainty.

  • *Loonie touches strongest since Aug. 4 at C $1.2588. TORONTO, Aug 17- The Canadian dollar weakened against its U.S. counterpart on Thursday, as White House drama and an attack in Barcelona reduced investor appetite for the loonie after it hit a nearly two-week high earlier in the day. A U.S. official said Gary Cohn intends to remain in his post as head of a White House...

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.2635, or 79.15 U.S. cents. *Loonie touches its strongest since Aug. 4 at C $1.2588. The price of oil, one of Canada's major exports, fell after U.S. data showed crude output there had jumped to its highest in more than two years.