Canada — News Archive

Loonie Remains Mostly Lower

Speculators are keeping the loonie mostly lower again today. Some analysts think that these speculators are being stubborn, and that the Canadian dollar has more upside potential than is being shown. For now, though, the loonie continues to struggle.

Euro Mixed as Bulls and Bears Face Off

Euro is mixed in Forex trading today, and bulls and bears are facing off, looking at the 1.35 level against the US dollar as an important dividing line. It’s turning into an interesting over/under debate, as well as a debate between those who see the recent ECB decision as an injection of life into the eurozone, and those who think weakness will continue.

Loonie Experiences Mixed Trading Day

The Canadian dollar had a mixed trading session today as fundamentals were confusing and did not give a clear direction for the currency to go. Over the longer term, the loonie still maintains its bullish bias against the US dollar and the euro and remains flat versus the Japanese yen.

Housing Stats Help Loonie Against European Currencies

Better housing stats are helping the Canadian dollar against its European counterparts. However, the US dollar is still on something of a tear, and the loonie remains down against its neighbor to the south.

Canadian Employment Data Leaves CAD Directionless

The Canadian dollar ended the session without strong moves in either direction as today’s employment report sent confusing signals to the market, giving no edge either to bulls or to bears.

Canadian Dollar Firm, Withstanding Negative Fundamentals

The Canadian dollar was firm today despite yesterday’s negative data. An employment report will be released in Canada today and it is expected to be supportive to the nation’s currency.

Loonie Falls After BoC Meeting, Tries to Regain Strength

The Canadian dollar dropped today after the nation’s central bank maintained its overnight rate unchanged, in line with market expectations. Losses were limited, though, and the currency returned close to the opening level against some of its counterparts, including the euro and the Japanese yen.

Forex Traders Continue to Bet Against Loonie

Canadian dollar is lower today, continuing its weakness. Forex traders expect the Bank of Canada to keep rates steady this week, and a hike isn’t expected anytime soon.

Canadian Dollar Drops as Economic Data Disappoints

The Canadian dollar edged today as economic data from Canada, including a very important report about economic growth, was rather poor, meaning that it is unlikely for the Bank of Canada to tighten its monetary policy in the near future.

Loonie Gains Ahead of GDP Report as Current Account Deficit Narrows

The Canadian dollar rallied today ahead of tomorrow’s report about gross domestic product as the nation’s current account deficit shrank last quarter. The currency remains strong, though it was trading sideway’s lately.

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