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Canadian Dollar Weakens As Jobs Momentum Fades

The Canadian dollar is slipping against several currency rivals on Monday, suggesting that the euphoria from last week’s better-than-expected jobs report may have dissipated to kick off the week forex markets. While the current labor market is one of the best Canada has ever had, the economy has returned to its anemic state. How much will the economy play in next week’s federal election?

Canadian Dollar Falls Against US Peer on Mixed Inflation Data

The Canadian dollar today fell against the US dollar following the release of disappointing CPI data for August in the early American session. The USD/CAD currency pair had dropped to new intra-day lows as the loonie rallied against the US dollar before the CPI release allowed the greenback to recover.

Loonie Mixed Despite Positive Fundamentals

The Canadian dollar was mixed today, falling against such currencies as the US dollar and the euro but rising versus safe currencies, like the Japanese yen and the Swiss franc. Fundamentals specific for the loonie were largely positive, but apparently, factors that were affecting the Forex market in general had a bigger impact on the Canadian currency.

Canadian Dollar Jumps After BoC Holds Interest Rates

The Canadian dollar rallied today after Canada’s central bank preferred to avoid cutting interest rates. Wednesday’s domestic macroeconomic data was negative for the loonie, but the currency ignored it for the most part.

Canadian Dollar Soft on Weak Manufacturing, Falling Crude Oil Prices

The Canadian dollar was soft today, dragged down by weak manufacturing data and plunging crude oil prices. The loonie did not perform that bad, though, considering all the negative factors influencing the currency.

Canadian Dollar Weakens As Foreign Investors Dump Securities

The Canadian dollar is sliding against major currency rivals to start the trading week. The loonie’s performance on Monday is being driven primarily by the decline in foreign acquisitions of Canadian investments. Aside from that, there is very little news and economic data coming out of Ottawa, prompting traders to rely on the status quo of the Canadian economy, which is bearish.

Canadian Dollar Falls As Economy Sheds Jobs, Raises Unemployment Rate

The Canadian dollar is sliding against several major currency rivals to finish out the trading week. The loonie’s descent was driven by a mostly disappointing labor report that saw the economy experience its weakest three-month period of job creation in more than a year. Housing numbers were also down, though many of them were better than what the market had anticipated.

Canadian Dollar Recovers After Drop Caused by BoC Policy Decision

The Canadian dollar dropped today following the monetary policy decision made by the Bank of Canada. The drop was short-lived, though, and the loonie has erased losses versus most of its major peers by now. The currency even gained on the US dollar, which weakened due to the outlook for interest rate cuts from the Federal Reserve.

Canadian Dollar Mixed on Housing Data, Upcoming BOC Decision

The Canadian dollar is mixed against a basket of currencies on Tuesday, driven primarily by housing data that pleased and displeased investors. The loonie is also waiting for the Bank of Canada (BOC)’s decision on interest rates this week that will either mirror its American counterpart or adopt a wait-and-see approach.

Canadian Dollar Forecast for 8-12 July 2019

The Canadian dollar ended the last trading week as the strongest among most-traded currencies despite surprisingly poor employment data. What expects the loonie during the current week? The week will be less eventful than the previous one, with the Bank of Canada monetary policy meeting being the only major event important for the Canadian currency specifically.

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