The Canadian employment report was not nearly as good as the US one. As a result, the Canadian dollar dropped against the US dollar, touching the lowest level since July 2009. Surprisingly enough, the loonie managed to log gains against such major currencies as the euro and the Japanese yen.
December 06th, 2014 at 5:03
December 05th, 2014 at 1:37
The Canadian dollar rallied on Wednesday after the Bank of Canada kept its monetary policy unchanged. The currency fell on Thursday and continued to move down during the early Friday’s session, though it did not erase its Wednesday’s gains completely.
December 03rd, 2014 at 11:37
The Canadian dollar has been struggling recently, but seems to be enjoying something of a breather right now. The loonie is a little bit higher against the US dollar, thanks in part to slightly higher oil prices today, as well as some profit taking.
December 01st, 2014 at 11:49
Canadian dollar is getting a little help today in currency trading on the FX market, thanks to better economic data. The embattled loonie is making some progress against some of its major counterparts, thanks to better GDP data and expectations of a good manufacturing report. However, these gains aren’t expected to last as oil prices continue to drop.
November 28th, 2014 at 23:27
The Canadian dollar ended today’s session with losses even though Canada’s economy demonstrated growth in September following the previous month’s decline. It looks like the currency remains under pressure from yesterday’s OPEC announcement.
November 27th, 2014 at 17:57
Today, trading is lighter than usual due to a holiday in the United States. But this does not mean that the Forex market was quiet. Traders were focusing on the OPEC meeting, and it certainly affected the market. The Canadian dollar together with other oil-related currencies sank after the gathering.
November 21st, 2014 at 20:25
The Canadian dollar rose today, touching the highest level in a month against its US counterpart, as Canada’s inflation exceeded expectations. The currency also rallied to the strongest level in a year versus the euro and reached a new multi-year high against the Japanese yen.
November 18th, 2014 at 11:21
Canadian dollar is trading mixed today, but is higher against the US dollar. With oil prices recovering a bit, and with the greenback pulling back a little after its recent run, the loonie is pressing its advantage.
November 13th, 2014 at 11:32
Canadian dollar is holding to gains made yesterday, following the announcement of positive employment news. Loonie is managing to hold its own a bit better now that oil prices seem to have stabilized somewhat, and with economic data remaining fairly positive.
November 10th, 2014 at 12:02
The Canadian dollar is gaining a little bit of ground today, following an announcement of a currency swap arrangement with China. Also helping the loonie today is the fact that oil prices are moving higher again.