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Canadian Dollar and Business Outlook: Crude, TSX up slightly

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Nov. 14 (MarketsFarm) – The Canadian dollar was slightly lower Thursday morning. As of 9:00 CST, the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7539 or C$1.3261. That compares to Wednesday’s North American close of US$0.7548 or C$1.3249. Crude oil prices were higher Thursday morning on OPEC’s expectations that global oil surpluses will be smaller […] Read more

Global Markets: No rain in store for dry Australia

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Nov. 14 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The latest long range forecasts out of Australia show very little chance of any substantial rain along the country’s east coast over the next three months, heightening concerns over the dry conditions in […] Read more

ICE canola weaker on Thursday

By Marlo Glass, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Nov. 14 (MarketsFarm) – The ICE Futures canola market was weaker on Thursday morning. Canola prices were hampered by a lower tone for soybeans on the Chicago Board of Trade. Harvest activity also weighed on values. Canola in Manitoba is 94 per cent harvested. Alberta and Saskatchewan are also nearly […] Read more

Canadian Financial Close: Canadian dollar drops below 75.5 cents

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Nov. 12 (MarketsFarm) – The Canadian dollar was lower on Wednesday as stock markets and oil values held strength. The dollar finished the day at US$0.7548 or US$1=C$1.3249, compared to Tuesday when it closed at US$0.7560 or US$1=C$1.3228. Financial markets were stronger, despite continued friction between the United States and China regarding […] Read more

North American Grain/Oilseed Review: Rangebound canola edges lower

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, MarketsFarm Winnipeg, Nov. 13 (MarketsFarm) – ICE Futures canola contracts were slightly lower at Wednesday’s close, after trading within a narrow range throughout the session. Losses in Chicago Board of Trade soyoil accounted for much of the spillover selling pressure in canola, according to traders. Ample supplies in the commercial pipeline and […] Read more