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Canadian dollar and business outlook

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Aug. 16 (MarketsFarm) – The Canadian dollar was slightly firmer Friday morning, seeing some consolidation ahead of the weekend. At 8:43 CDT Friday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7518 or C$1.3301 which compares with Thursday’s North American close of US$0.7505 or C$1.3325. After dropping in sympathy with crude oil earlier in […] Read more


Canadian Financial Close: Recession fears continue

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, August 15 (MarketsFarm) – The Canadian dollar was lower at market close on Thursday, as concerns of a global recession persisted. The loonie finished the day at US$0.7505 or US$1=C$1.3325, which compares with Tuesday’s close of US$0.7513 or C$1.3311. The TSX/S&P Composite Index was down 33.41 points on Thursday, to close at […] Read more

Canadian dollar and business outlook

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Aug. 15 (MarketsFarm) – The Canadian dollar was holding steady Thursday morning, as investors looked for some fresh direction after Wednesday’s declines. At 9:07 CDT Thursday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7505 or C$1.3324 which compares with Wednesday’s North American close of US$0.7513 or C$1.3311. Crude oil was slightly weaker in […] Read more



Canadian dollar and business outlook

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Aug. 14 (MarketsFarm) The Canadian dollar was weaker Wednesday morning, as sharp losses in crude oil weighed on the energy-linked currency. At 9:04 CDT Wednesday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7514 or C$1.3308 which compares with Tuesday’s North American close of US$0.7555 or C$1.3236. Crude oil was down in early trade, […] Read more



Canadian dollar and business outlook

WINNIPEG, Aug. 13 (MarketsFarm) – The Canadian dollar was weaker Tuesday morning, as global economic tensions saw international investors backing away from riskier assets in favour of the United States currency. At 8:53 CDT Tuesday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7536 or C$1.3270 which compares with Monday’s North American close of US$0.7556 or C$1.3234. […] Read more



Canadian dollar and business outlook

WINNIPEG – The Canadian dollar was holding steady Monday morning. At 9:01 CDT Monday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7562 or C$1.3224 which compares with Friday’s North American close of US$0.7564 or C$1.3221. Ongoing concerns over the trade war between the United States and China weighed on North American equity markets on Monday, with […] Read more