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Canadian dollar and business outlook

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 10 (MarketsFarm) The Canadian dollar was holding steady Thursday morning, seeing some stability as investors wait for news out of trade negotiations underway between the United States and China this week. At 9:08 CDT Tuesday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7510 or C$1.3316 which compares with Wednesday’s North American close […] Read more

Canadian Financial Close: C$ steady

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 9 (MarketsFarm) – The Canadian dollar held steady on Wednesday, holding within a narrow range as currency traders wait for firmer details on trade talks between the United States and China this week. The Canadian dollar closed at US$0.7505 or US$1=C$1.3324, which compares with Tuesday’s close of US$0.7506, or US$1=C$1.3323. China […] Read more



Canadian Financial Close: Housing starts keep loonie from falling further

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, OCT. 8 (MarketsFarm) – The Canadian dollar was slightly lower at market close on Tuesday, as better than expected housing starts out-weighed declines in crude oil prices. The loonie finished the day at US$0.7506 or US$1=C$1.3323, which compares with Monday’s close of US$0.7515 or C$1.3306. The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation reported […] Read more


Canadian dollar and business outlook

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 8 (MarketsFarm) – The Canadian dollar was holding steady Tuesday morning, largely ignoring volatility in the global equity markets. At 9:08 CDT Tuesday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7512 or C$1.3312 which compares with Monday’s North American close of US$0.7515 or C$1.3306. Uncertainty over trade relations between the United States […] Read more



Canadian dollar and business outlook

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 7 (MarketsFarm) – The Canadian dollar was holding steady Monday morning, with a firm tone in crude oil providing some underlying support. At 9:06 CDT Monday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7519 or C$1.3300 which compares with Friday’s North American close of US$0.7509 or C$1.3317. Crude oil prices were up […] Read more



Canadian dollar and business outlook

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 4 (MarketsFarm) The Canadian dollar was slightly higher on Friday morning. The dollar has stayed relatively steady this week despite a spate of economic data that pointed to global economic slowdown. At 8:45 CDT, the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7516 or C$1.3305, which compares with Thursday’s North American close of US$0.7502 […] Read more