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Canadian Financial Close: Trans-Mountain report boosts dollar

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 22 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was up at market close on Friday, after the National Energy Board (NEB) released its report on the Trans-Mountain pipeline. The dollar finished Friday at US$0.7591 or US$1=C$1.3173, which compares with Thursday’s close of US$0.7578 or C$1.3196. The S&P/TSX Composite Index […] Read more

Canadian dollar and business outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 22 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was firm Friday morning as gains in crude oil provided some support. Improving trade sentiment between the United States and China accounted for some of the buying interest in oil that also underpinned the energy-linked Canadian currency. At 9:38 CST Friday […] Read more


Canadian Financial Close: Loonie follows TSX, gold to downside By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 21 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was down at market close on Thursday, with gold pushing the Toronto Stock Exchange downward. The dollar finished Thursday at US$0.7578 or US$1=C$1.3196, which compares with Wednesday’s close of US$0.7594 or C$1.3169. […] Read more

Canadian dollar and business outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 21 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was holding steady Thursday morning, seeing some consolidation after Wednesday’s gains. At 8:61 CST Thursday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7589 or C$1.3177 which compares with Wednesday’s North American close of US$0.7594 or C$1.3169. Canadian wholesale sales increased by 0.3 […] Read more


Canadian Financial Close: TSX exceeds 16,000 mark, helps loonie

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 20 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was up at market close on Wednesday along with the Toronto Stock Exchange. The dollar finished Wednesday at US$0.7594 or US$1=C$1.3169, which compares with Tuesday’s close of US$0.7554 or C$1.3238. The S&P/TSX Composite Index was up 93.80 points to finish Tuesday […] Read more

Canadian dollar and business outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 20 (CNS Canada) The Canadian dollar was firmer Wednesday morning, with optimism over trade talks between the United States and China behind some of the strength. At 9:23 CST Wednesday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7583 or C$1.3187 which compares with Tuesday’s North American close of US$0.7554 […] Read more


Canadian Financial Close: Gold, TSX help bump up loonie

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 19 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was up at market close on Tuesday along with gains in gold prices and on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The dollar finished Tuesday at US$0.7554 or US$1=C$1.3238, which compares with Friday’s close of US$0.7538 or C$1.3266. The loonie didn’t trade on […] Read more

Canadian Financial Close: Rise in oil prices boost loonie

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 15 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was up at market close on Friday as crude oil prices were on the rise. The dollar finished Friday at US$0.7538 or US$1=C$1.3266, which compares with Thursday’s close of US$0.7520 or C$1.3298. The S&P/TSX Composite Index was up 142.26 points to […] Read more


Canadian dollar and business outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 15 (CNS Canada) The Canadian dollar was firmer Friday morning, seeing some consolidation ahead of the weekend. At 8:39 CST Friday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7537 or C$1.3268 which compares with Thursday’s North American close of US$0.7520 or C$1.3298. Crude oil was higher in early activity, […] Read more

Canadian Financial Close: Loonie slips on drop in manufacturing sales

Canadian Financial Close: Loonie slips on drop in manufacturing sales By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 14 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was down at market close on Thursday on reports of a drop in manufacturing sales in December. The dollar finished Thursday at US$0.7520 or US$1=C$1.3298, which compares with Wednesday’s close of […] Read more