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Canadian Financial Close: TSX posts largest gain in a week

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, July 19 (CNS) – The Canadian dollar was weaker Thursday, as crude oil posted losses. The Canadian dollar settled Thursday at US$0.7544 or C$1.3255, compared to Wednesday’s North American close of US$0.7573 or C$1.3204. Oil prices dipped Thursday, over concerns of a mounting global supply. Brent crude dropped 32 […] Read more

North American Grain/Oilseed Review: Canola settles higher

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, July 19 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were stronger on Thursday, as the oversold market found support from concerns over hot and dry growing conditions in parts of Western Canada. In addition to the weather concerns, canola was also underpinned by weakness in the Canadian […] Read more


ICE canola rises with weather concerns

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, July 19 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were stronger at midday Thursday, as hot Prairie weather and the weaker Canadian dollar provided support. Conditions remain hot and dry in many key canola growing regions of Western Canada, helping keep some weather premiums in the market, […] Read more

Canadian Dollar and Business Outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada July 19 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar is trending lower today, hit by a selloff in the Chinese yuan, which is weakening most commodity prices. As well, the loonie is being further softened by a report showing non-farm employment declines in Canada coinciding with stronger employment numbers in the […] Read more


ICE canola rises as loonie falls

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, July 19 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were stronger Thursday morning, as weakness in the Canadian dollar provided support. The currency was down by half a cent relative to its United States counterpart, which boosts crush margins and makes exports more attractive to international buyers. […] Read more

Global Markets: Liberal government’s fresh face

By Commodity News Service Canada July 19 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shuffled his cabinet, in a move designed to freshen the Liberal look ahead of 2019 election. A Nanos Research poll released just before the shuffle show the […] Read more