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Canadian Dollar Mixed amid Opposing Fundamentals

The Canadian dollar was mixed today, unsure where to go amid opposing fundamentals. While domestic macroeconomic data was very detrimental to Canada’s currency, rising prices for crude oil was a supportive factor for the loonie.

Canadian Dollar Soft After Crude Oil Drops 2%

The Canadian dollar was performing extremely poor today. While the loonie has managed to erase intraday losses versus the US dollar by now, the Canadian currency remained below the opening level against other most-traded rivals. The most likely reason for the drop was the decline of crude oil prices. Positive Canadian employment data did little to help the currency.

Canadian Dollar Forecast for 8-12 July 2019

The Canadian dollar ended the last trading week as the strongest among most-traded currencies despite surprisingly poor employment data. What expects the loonie during the current week? The week will be less eventful than the previous one, with the Bank of Canada monetary policy meeting being the only major event important for the Canadian currency specifically.

Canadian Dollar Firm After Surprising Bad Economic Data

The Canadian dollar was firm today even as domestic macroeconomic data was surprisingly poor. While the loonie fell versus its US counterpart, which itself got boost from positive domestic data, the Canadian currency was firm against other major rivals.

Canadian Dollar Gets Boost from Trade Surplus, Crude Oil Prices

The Canadian dollar gained on its most-traded rivals today, gaining help from the positive domestic trade data, which showed an unexpected surplus, and rising prices for crude oil, Canada’s major export commodity.

Canadian Dollar Trades a Tad Higher After Positive Surprise from GDP

The Canadian dollar logged gains today, though they were very mild. As many other currencies, the loonie traded not far from the opening level as traders were waiting for news about the trade talks between the Unite States and China. As for domestic news, Canada’s gross domestic product provided a positive surprise, and other macroeconomic indicators were also above expectations.

Canadian Dollar Strengthens on Wholesale Data, Energy Prices

The Canadian dollar is strengthening midweek as wholesalers recorded their fastest two-month gain in about four years and crude oil prices continued their bullish ways. The loonie’s gains were capped on the accelerating diplomatic and economic fallout between Canada and China.

Canadian Dollar Mixed on Economic Outlook, Crude Oil Prices

The Canadian dollar was mixed today, rising against some rivals while falling versus others. Factors that were driving the currency today were the outlook for the nation’s economic growth and movement of crude oil prices.

Canadian Dollar Reacts Negatively to Retail Sales Report

The Canadian dollar declined against its most-traded rivals, being the weakest major currency today. One of the reasons for the currency’s awful performance was unexpectedly slow growth of Canadian retail sales.

Canadian Dollar Attempts to Rally Following Rising Prices for Crude

The Canadian dollar attempted to rally against its major rivals today. While the currency managed to log gains against most of them, the rally was limited, and the loonie was unable to outperform the extremely strong Swiss franc.

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