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Canadian Dollar Weakens on Falling Oil Prices, Bearish BOC Warning

The Canadian dollar is tumbling on Thursday as the price of oil plunges and the Bank of Canada (BOC) issues another bearish warning about the national economy. The loonie has performed poorly against the greenback, sliding nearly 1% over the last week and 7% so far this year.

Falling Oil Prices Continue to Weigh on Canadian Dollar

Falling oil prices are weighing on the Canadian dollar again. With economic data still a little lackluster for Canada, and a housing bubble still threatening, there isn’t a lot to support the loonie right now. As a result, the Canadian dollar is lower against many of its major counterparts.

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