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Canadian Dollar Soft, Ignores Sharp Rise of Crude Oil Prices

The Canadian dollar fell against most of its major peers on Wednesday, with the exception of the US dollar. That was surprising, considering that fundamentals did not look particularly bad for the currency.

Canadian Dollar Gains on Upbeat Jobs Data and Mixed US NFP

The Canadian dollar today rallied against its US counterpart for the first time this week following the release of upbeat Canadian jobs data in the early American session. The USD/CAD currency pair  today broke its 6-day rally streak as the loonie gained against the greenback boosted by the mixed NFP report.

Canadian Dollar Falls After Dovish BoC Rate Decision and Statement

The Canadian dollar today fell drastically against its US counterpart following the Bank of Canada‘s dovish interest rate decision. The USD/CAD currency pair today rallied to new 2-month highs following the BoC’s cautious statement in the early North American session.

Canadian Dollar Rallies on Higher Oil Prices and Mixed CPI Data

The Canadian dollar today rallied higher against its southern neighbor driven largely by rising oil prices during the European session. The loonie extended its gains in the early American session after the release of mixed Canadian inflation data to drive the USD/CAD currency pair to new daily lows.

Loonie Tumbles After Surprising Drop of Manufacturing Sales

The Canadian dollar declined against all other most-traded currencies today as poor macroeconomic data in Canada and the United States weighed on the loonie. The Canadian currency has trimmed its losses by now but still remained far below the opening level.

Canadian Dollar Trades Flat vs. Most Rivals, Down vs. US Dollar

With no macroeconomic reports or other events scheduled in Canada for today, the Canadian dollar was trading mostly flat in the American trading session. Falling prices for crude oil and poor economic data in the United States drove the loonie lower versus its US counterpart.

Canadian Dollar Rallies on Rising Oil Prices, Mixed US NFP

The Canadian dollar rose against its US counterpart today due to the mixed US nonfarm payrolls. The loonie gained on other most-traded rivals as well, most likely thanks to the strong rally of crude oil prices. Domestic macroeconomic data did not help the currency, being rather underwhelming.

Canadian Dollar Declines Against US Dollar on Weak Retail Sales Data

The Canadian dollar today dropped to new daily lows against its US counterpart following the release of weak Canadian retail sales data. The loonie had made gains against the greenback earlier today as evidenced by the USD/CAD currency pair’s decline before retracing all of its gains after the release.

Canadian Dollar Falls on Poor Macroeconomic Data, Market Sentiment

The Canadian dollar fell against its most-traded peers today after the release of negative macroeconomic data and as the market sentiment soured on worsening global growth projections.

Canadian Dollar Declines Against US Peer on Weak Crude Oil Prices

The Canadian dollar today fell against its US counterpart as investors reacted to a drop in global crude oil prices during today’s session. The loonie, whose performance is closely linked to crude oil prices, fell despite the lack of much activity around the greenback as US markets remain closed.

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