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Canadian Dollar Rallies on Upbeat Canadian Jobs Data Amid Weak NFP Data

The Canadian dollar today rallied higher against its US counterpart following the release of upbeat Canadian jobs data, versus the disappointing US nonfarm payrolls data. The USD/CAD dropped to new weekly lows on the jobs data as well as the higher global crude oil prices, which also favored the loonie.

Canadian Dollar Tanks on Dovish BoC

The Canadian dollar sank today following the release of a surprisingly dovish policy statement from the Bank of Canada. The currency traded at the lowest level since September against most of its major rivals, while against the US dollar the loonie touched the lows not seen since June 2017.

Canadian Dollar Falls After GDP Miss, Reverses Losses Later

The Canadian dollar fell today after Canada’s GDP data turned out to be disappointing. The currency swiftly reversed its movement, though, trimming losses against some rivals, while erasing them outright against others. The loonie even managed to gain on the euro, which felt pressure from slowing eurozone inflation.

USD/CAD Pair Drops Briefly on Upbeat Canadian Data, Quickly Recovers

The USD/CAD currency pair today briefly plunged lower after the release of positive Canadian inflation data, before quickly reversing higher. The currency pair managed to sustain its upward trend, which was in place from the start of today’s session, largely due to the depressed global oil prices.

USD/CAD Pair Trades in a Range for the Fourth Consecutive Session

The USD/CAD currency pair today traded in a consolidative range extending a trend that has been going on since the start of the week. The currency pair has been range bound despite the commodity-linked loonie being relatively weak due to the massive drop in global crude oil prices as tracked by the West Texas Intermediate.

USD/CAD Extends Rally on US Court Decision and Weak Oil Prices

The USD/CAD currency pair today extended yesterday’s gains as the Canadian dollar dropped against the greenback amid the ongoing as the global crude oil selloff. The pair’s rally was further accelerated by news reports that a US Federal Court had stopped the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline that connects Canadian oilfields to Texas oil pipelines.

USD/CAD Rallies on Weak Canadian Jobs Data and Upbeat US NFP Report

The USD/CAD currency pair today rallied from fresh weekly lows to new daily highs in the early American session following the release of the latest Canadian jobs data. The pair’s rally was further boosted by the release of the upbeat US non-farm payrolls report, which triggered a massive rally by the greenback against most of its peers.

Canadian Dollar Soft Despite Expanding GDP

The Canadian dollar failed to gain today despite better-than-expected growth of Canada’s economy. The possible reasons for the weakness were: the strength of the US dollar, the decline of crude oil prices, and other macroeconomic indicators, some of which were not that good.

Loonie Rallies After Bank of Canada Rate Hike

The Canadian dollar today rallied to new highs against most of its peers including the US dollar after the Bank of Canada announced its interest rate decision in the early American session. The loonie’s rally was further boosted by the hawkish tone in the bank’s monetary policy statement, which investors interpreted as hinting at more rate hikes in future.

Loonie Jumps as Positive Fundamentals Outweigh Domestic Data

The Canadian dollar gained today as positive factors outweighed domestic macroeconomic data, which failed to meet market expectations. The currency gained for the fourth consecutive trading session against its US counterpart.

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