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Canadian Dollar Rallies on High Oil Prices and Mixed Macro Data

The Canadian dollar today rallied higher against its US peer driven by high crude oil prices before the release of multiple fundamental reports from the Canadian docket. The USD/CAD currency pair today fell as the loonie rallied higher against the much weaker greenback amid a risk-on market environment as investors remain hopeful about the future.

Canadian Dollar Drops Against US Peer, Recovers on Poloz’s Speech

The Canadian dollar today lost ground against its US peer as the greenback posted gains boosted by President Donald Trump’s comments about a strong dollar. The USD/CAD rallied higher earlier today before giving up all its gains later in the session as the loonie recovered on hawkish comments from the Bank of Canada Governor.

Canadian Dollar Rallies Against US Peer on US/Canadian Jobs Data

The Canadian dollar today rallied against its Southern neighbour after the release of jobs data from both countries with some prints beating analysts’ estimates. The USD/CAD currency pair today printed news lows as US non-farm payrolls disappointed causing the greenback to lose ground against the loonie amid higher oil prices.

Canadian Dollar Soft Despite Rally of Crude Oil

The Canadian dollar was trading in the red for the most part today. The loonie was flat against the Japanese yen and gained on the Australian dollar but dropped versus the rest of the most-traded currencies. This is surprising considering the strong rally of crude oil, Canada’s major export commodity.

Canadian Dollar Mixed As COVID-19 Kills One Million Jobs in March

The Canadian dollar is mixed on Friday as the federal government released the worst jobs report in the nation’s history. Due to the coronavirus pandemic shutting down the country from coast to coast, the economy shed more than one million jobs, significantly raising the unemployment rate in March. And this is just the beginning, experts warn.

Loonie Falls Against US Peer on Weak Oil Prices Despite Fed News Spike

The Canadian dollar today spiked higher against the US dollar after the Federal Reserve announced massive quantitative easing measures causing the greenback to fall. The USD/CAD currency pair fell briefly before recouping its losses and heading higher as the dollar recovered and the Loonie was weighed down by weak crude oil 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.

Canadian Dollar Falls on Weak Oil Prices, Spikes On In-Line GDP Data

The Canadian dollar today extended its losses against the US dollar for the third consecutive day as global crude oil prices fell to lows last seen in December 2018. The Commodity-linked loonie’s performance was boosted slightly by the Canadian GDP data, but the risk-off market sentiment created by the Chinese coronavirus headlines hindered its rally.

Canadian Dollar Falls on Weak Oil Prices, Despite Upbeat Jobs Report

The Canadian dollar today fell against the US dollar following the release of mixed Canadian jobs data and the upbeat US non-farm payrolls report. The USD/CAD currency pair’s rally was also fueled by the decline in global crude oil prices, which dragged the commodity-linked loonie lower.

Canadian Dollar Rallies on Inflation Report, Crashes on BoC Rate Decision

The Canadian dollar today rallied against its US counterpart in the first half of today’s session driving the USD/CAD to its daily lows boosted by in-line inflation figures. However, the currency pair quickly reversed course after the Bank of Canada announced its rate decision, which was interpreted as being very dovish.

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