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Canadian Financial Close: TSX rises with energy stocks

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, April 23 (CNS) – The Canadian dollar finished lower against its U.S. counterpart to start the week. The loonie settled at US$0.7792 cents or C$1.2833, compared to Friday’s North American close of US$0.7857 or C$1.2728. Weakness in gold bullion weighed on the market. Broad-based strength in the American greenback […] Read more



ICE Canola Mostly Lower with Veg Oil

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, April 23 (CNS) – Canola contracts on the ICE Futures Canada platform were softer at midday Monday, tracking declines in vegetable oil markets. Canola is getting quite expensive relative to other oilseeds. “Exports are running behind last year and the crush is running behind last year,” noted […] Read more

Canadian Dollar And Business Outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, April 23 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was lower against its U.S. counterpart on Monday morning, tracking declines in crude oil prices and gold bullion. At 9:05 CDT Monday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7801 or C$1.2819 which compares with Friday’s North American close of US$0.7857 or […] Read more


ICE canola turns higher Monday morning

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, April 23 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were stronger Monday morning, recovering from overnight declines as weakness in the Canadian dollar provided support. Short-covering in the nearby May contract was also supportive, helping pull the more deferred positions up with it as traders exit […] Read more

Global Markets: CPR strike could still happen

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, April 23, 2018 (CNS) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. While a rail strike was temporarily averted after the federal labour minister ordered employees of Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. to vote on the company’s final offer, a strike is still […] Read more



U.S. livestock: Cattle rise on strong cash markets

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures rose on Friday, with nearby contracts supported by firm cash markets and strong wholesale beef values, traders said. Deferred offerings rose as traders covered short positions ahead of the U.S. Agriculture Department’s monthly Cattle on Feed report. The report, released after the close of the […] Read more


Canadian Financial Close: Earlier drop in oil drags loonie down

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, April 20 (CNS) – The Canadian dollar closed lower Friday, dragged down by an earlier dip during the day to the price of the oil. The Canadian dollar settled Friday at US$0.7857 or C$1.2728, compared to Thursday’s North American close of US$0.7916 or C$1.2633. Oil prices edged up Friday, […] Read more

North American Grain/Oilseed Review: Canola narrowly mixed at final bell

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, April 20 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts bounced off their session lows in the final minutes of trade to settle narrowly mixed as the market consolidated ahead of the weekend. After posting sharp gains on Thursday, canola was looking a bit overdone to the […] Read more