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Canadian Financial Close: C$ firm amid broad USD weakness

By MarketsFarm

WINNIPEG, Oct. 13 (MarketsFarm) – The Canadian dollar was stronger on Wednesday, as broad weakness in the United States dollar internationally provided some relative support.
The Canadian dollar settled at US$0.8035 or US$1=C$1.2445 on Wednesday, which compares with Tuesday’s North American close of US$0.8025 or US$1=C$1.2461.
West Texas Intermediate was down by 0.1 per cent, at US$80.56 per barrel.
The TSX Composite Index was stronger, up 181.35 points, or 0.89 per cent, to close at 20,618.47 points.

Canada’s agricultural sector performed as follows:

Buhler Industries—————- $ 0.00 at $ 3.21
Linamar Corp.——————–up $ 0.04 at $ 67.27
Maple Leaf Foods—————–dn $ 0.02 at $ 26.89
Nutrien Ltd.———————dn $ 0.27 at $ 87.72
Ritchie Bros Auctioneers Inc.—-up $ 1.42 at $ 80.74
Farmers Edge Inc.—————-up $ 0.09 at $ 4.80

(All figures are in Canadian dollars.)

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