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Canadian Dollar Mixed Despite Amazing Employment Report

Canada’s employment data released today was much better than forecasts, but the performance of the Canadian dollar was largely driven by the market sentiment. As a result, the loonie gained against the extremely weak euro, but fell versus safe currencies, such as the US dollar and the Japanese yen.

Canadian Dollar Mixed Ahead of GDP

The Canadian dollar was mixed on Thursday, rising against the euro but falling versus the US dollar and staying almost flat against the Japanese yen. Domestic macroeconomic data was also mixed, making no incentive for the currency to go one way or the other.

Canadian Dollar Reverses Losses After GDP Beats Expectations

The Canadian dollar rallied today, reversing its earlier losses. The currency got a boost from Canada’s solid economic growth.

Canadian Dollar Soft on Uneventful Day

The Canadian dollar was rather soft today, falling against most major currencies. The euro was an exception as the loonie traded flat versus the shared 19-nation currency.

Canadian Dollar Rallies Higher on Upbeat Retail Sales and CPI Data

The Canadian dollar today rallied higher against its US counterpart following the release of upbeat retail sales and inflation data in the early American session. This drove the USD/CAD currency pair to new lows as investors sold the US dollar and bought the loonie based on the strong economic releases.

USD/CAD Trades Lower on Disappointing Duo of Employment Reports

The USD/CAD currency pair today headed lower as the Canadian dollar gained against its US counterpart following disappointing jobs reports from both countries. The pair’s decline was further accelerated by the selling pressure on the US dollar following the high US unemployment rate reported.

Canadian Dollar Ends Trading Strong, Getting Help from Various Factors

The Canadian dollar ended Friday’s trading extremely strong thanks to the positive domestic macroeconomic data, rising crude oil prices, and the general positive market sentiment.

Canadian Dollar Declines on Weak Retail Sales and CPI Data

The Canadian dollar today dropped drastically against the US dollar following the release of the latest Canadian Consumer Price Index data, which missed expectations by a huge margin. The loonie’s massive drop drove the USD/CAD currency pair to new 2018 highs as it was further accelerated by the weak Canadian retail sales data also released today.

Canadian Dollar Weakens Against US Dollar on Risk-Off Sentiment

The Canadian dollar today dropped significantly against the US dollar as the risk-off sentiment in the markets drove the USD/CAD currency pair to new highs. The loonie’s slide against the greenback was further accelerated by the tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump‘s administration against Canadian imports.

USD/CAD Rallies Higher on Canadian Jobs Report, Later Declines

The USD/CAD currency pair today rallied higher after the release of the Canadian employment report for May, which missed expectations by a huge margin. The currency pair later retraced most of its gains as the markets digested the positive aspects of the report, while trade concerns limited the currency pair’s upside.

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