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Canadian Dollar Rallies on High Oil Prices and Mixed Macro Data

The Canadian dollar today rallied higher against its US peer driven by high crude oil prices before the release of multiple fundamental reports from the Canadian docket. The USD/CAD currency pair today fell as the loonie rallied higher against the much weaker greenback amid a risk-on market environment as investors remain hopeful about the future.

Canadian Dollar Drops Against US Peer, Recovers on Poloz’s Speech

The Canadian dollar today lost ground against its US peer as the greenback posted gains boosted by President Donald Trump’s comments about a strong dollar. The USD/CAD rallied higher earlier today before giving up all its gains later in the session as the loonie recovered on hawkish comments from the Bank of Canada Governor.

Canadian Dollar Rallies Against US Peer on US/Canadian Jobs Data

The Canadian dollar today rallied against its Southern neighbour after the release of jobs data from both countries with some prints beating analysts’ estimates. The USD/CAD currency pair today printed news lows as US non-farm payrolls disappointed causing the greenback to lose ground against the loonie amid higher oil prices.

Yen Gains on Commodity Currencies, Reverses Losses vs. Others

Commodity currencies were generally weak today, allowing the Japanese yen to gain on them. The yen also rose versus the Great Britain pound. Initially, the Japanese currency was flat against the US dollar and fell versus the euro and the Swiss franc but currently the yen rebounded, rising against the dollar and the euro while being about flat against the franc. Japan released a bunch of macroeconomic indicators today, and unsurprisingly, they were rather […]

Japanese Yen Flat-to Higher After Economic Data

The Japanese yen was trading flat against some of its major rivals today but managed to gain on others. Hopes of a lift of the lockdown measures in various countries across the world and underwhelming domestic macroeconomic data were weighing on Japan’s currency but fears of a global economic recession that is going to follow the coronavirus pandemic and falling crude oil prices were boosting the yen.

Canadian Dollar Posts Gains as Oil Recovers and Trades Sideways

The Canadian dollar today extended its winning streak against the US dollar as the recovery in crude oil prices saw the US crude oil trading sideways in a tight range. The USD/CAD currency pair fell for the third consecutive session as crude oil prices recovered strongly from Monday’s crash despite concerns about global demand for the commodity.

Loonie Sinks As Crude Oil Trades at 18-Year Lows Despite Supply Cuts

The Canadian dollar today extended its losing streak against the US dollar for the second day in a row despite yesterday’s hawkish rate decision by the Bank of Canada. The USD/CAD currency pair surged higher as the loonie remained under pressure due to falling crude oil prices despite recent output cust by OPEC+ and some US producers.

Canadian Dollar Rallies on Higher Oil Prices and Weak US Jobs Data

The Canadian dollar today rallied against its US counterpart as oil prices pressed higher for the third consecutive session boosting the commodity-linked loonie. The USD/CAD currency pair fell from its intra-day highs as the loonie strengthened amid rumours that OPEC and its allies would agree to drastic oil supply cuts to boost oil prices.

Japanese Yen Flat-to-Higher as Coronavirus Continues to Spread

The Japanese yen was trading either flat or higher against its most-traded rivals today as the coronavirus pandemic continued to spread across the world, causing panic and expectations of a global economic recession.

Loonie Falls Against US Peer on Weak Oil Prices Despite Fed News Spike

The Canadian dollar today spiked higher against the US dollar after the Federal Reserve announced massive quantitative easing measures causing the greenback to fall. The USD/CAD currency pair fell briefly before recouping its losses and heading higher as the dollar recovered and the Loonie was weighed down by weak crude oil prices.

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