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Canadian Dollar Surges Despite Disappointing Retail Sales

The Canadian dollar is strengthening against a basket of currencies at the end of the trading week, despite disappointing retail sales data. The loonie’s performance also comes as the central bank warned that the path of interest rates remains “uncertain,” leaving markets guessing when the next rate hike will take place in 2019 – if at all.

Canadian Dollar Rises on Business Optimism, Future Rate Hikes

The Canadian dollar is rallying to kick off the trading week, buoyed by growing optimism among the business community. The loonie was lifted even more on increasing odds that the central bank will raise interest rates at least one more time before the year is over.

Canadian Dollar Cannot Hold Onto Momentum in USMCA Aftermath

The Canadian dollar is trading lower on Tuesday in the aftermath of the historic trilateral trade deal between Canada, the US, and Mexico. The loonie could not sustain the momentum, especially as energy futures tumbled. The buck may now find short-term direction in this week’s September jobs report and August trade data.

Mexican Peso Rallies on New USMCA Trade Deal After Strong Q3 Performance

The Mexican peso is rallying on Monday after the US, Canada, and Mexico announced a new trilateral trade agreement called the USMCA, abandoning the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) term. The peso’s strong performance to kick off the trading week comes after recording an admirable third-quarter performance among emerging-market currencies.

CAD Moves Sharply Higher After Canada Joins Trade Deal with USA & Mexico

The Canadian dollar rose sharply today after the news that Canada will join the trade agreement with the United States and Mexico after all. The currency opened sharply higher and proceeded to move up.

Canadian Dollar Weakens to One-Week Low on Trump-NAFTA Spat

The Canadian dollar weakened to its lowest level in a week as traders are doubtful that Ottawa can reach a new trade deal with the US. Trade negotiations hit a roadblock midweek after President Donald Trump weighed in on the talks and revealed he rejected a meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The escalating trade tensions could lead to Canada sitting on the sidelines of a US-Mexico bilateral agreement.

Canadian Dollar Plunges on Fed Rate Hike, NAFTA Uncertainty

The Canadian dollar is plunging midweek after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates and on growing uncertainty regarding a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Without any upcoming Canadian economic events, traders will look ahead to key US numbers later this week.

Canadian Dollar Pares Gains As Trade Deal Hopes Fade

The Canadian dollar started on Friday holding a three-month high as inflation data boosted odds of the central bank raising interest rates. Those gains were later pared after a White House official stated that the US is “very, very close” to moving ahead on a trade deal without Canada, suggesting that the U.S. and Mexico will embark upon a bilateral agreement instead of a trilateral one.

NAFTA, Higher Energy Prices Push Up the Canadian Dollar

The Canadian dollar is trading higher on Thursday on higher energy prices and renewed North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations between Canadian and US officials. With NAFTA talks at a standstill, the loonie has been finding support from rallying crude oil, allowing the currency to near a three-week high.

Canadian Dollar Posts Gains As Investors Brace for Tense NAFTA Talks

The Canadian dollar, which enjoyed its biggest weekly gain since April last week, is posting modest gains on Monday as investors are bracing for a week of tense North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) talks. Officials are being pressed to reach a deal, especially with Mexico’s president-elect about to take office and the US holding midterm elections in November. Traders feel that the added pressure might lead to a conclusion, […]

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