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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.

Canadian Dollar Slips As Manufacturing PMI Contracts, GDP Slows

The Canadian dollar is slipping against its currency rivals midweek as new data is beginning to highlight how much damage the coronavirus is impacting the Great White North. Manufacturing contracted, the economy already showed signs of slowing down before the COVID-19 crisis, and producer prices slumped – this could be the start of even more negative economic readings in the weeks to come.

Canadian Dollar Weakens As BoC Imposes Emergency Interest Rate Cut

The Canadian dollar is weakening against many currency rivals to finish out the trading week. Following a week of modest gains, the loonie is falling on the central bank announcing an emergency cut to interest rates as the economy gets battered by coronavirus outbreak and tumbling energy prices.

Canadian Dollar Crashes Against US Peer on Falling Crude Oil Prices

The Canadian dollar today fell against its US peer as global crude oil prices fell to new lows as Saudi Arabia plans to up production as the oil price war heats up. The USD/CAD currency pair rallied to the 1.4400 high that was last seen in 2016 as demand for the greenback soared driven by the dominant risk-off market sentiment.

Euro Inches Higher on Coronavirus Fears and Global Equities Sell-Off

The euro today traded in a wide range against the US dollar with a slightly bullish bias as markets reeled from the spreading coronavirus outbreak and the crash in oil prices. The EUR/USD currency pair today traded with a bullish bias as bears fought for control amid a major sell-off in global equity markets.

Japanese Yen Soars As Investors Flee to Safe-Haven Assets

The Japanese yen is soaring against multiple currency rivals to kick off the trading week as investors are fleeing to traditional safe-haven assets amid the market crash. With the major leading stock indexes worldwide posting steep losses, traders are buying the yen, despite the disappointing economic data. Will the yen be the best performing currency in the first quarter?

Canadian Dollar Mixed As BoC Cuts Interest Rates Amid Covid-19 Fears

The Canadian dollar is trading mixed against multiple currency rivals midweek after the central bank delivered on a cut to interest rates. The Bank of Canada (BoC) joins a growing chorus of institutions that are slashing rates this week in response to the growing concerns over the economic fallout from Covid-19. Will it be enough to fight the outbreak or will more monetary easing be necessary?

Canadian Dollar Rallies on Chinese Stimulus, Higher Crude Prices

The Canadian dollar is rallying midweek on China’s latest announcements of fiscal and monetary stimulus to combat the negative economic effects of the Wuhan coronavirus, also officially known as Covid-19. The loonie also benefited from soaring crude oil prices on Wednesday, but gains were capped on warnings that the rail blockade by protesters will affect the national economy.

Canadian Dollar Mixed As Housing, Jobs Data Unable to Trigger Momentum

The Canadian dollar is trading mixed against multiple currency rivals to kick off the trading week, despite bullish housing and jobs data that should have buoyed the loonie. The paucity of momentum will be more pronounced as the Canadian dollar may trade sideways ahead of the central bank’s policy announcement later this week. Will the currency reverse its downward trend?

Canadian Dollar Slides As Coronavirus Fears Hurt Energy Prices

The Canadian dollar is weakening against most major currency rivals to finish the trading week, despite the national economy beating market forecasts in November. The loonie’s fall is being mostly driven by a drop in energy prices caused by demand concerns amid the Wuhan coronavirus. The nation’s fiscal picture and inflation also rose more than what the market had projected.

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