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Canadian dollar and business outlook

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, May 25 (MarketsFarm) – The Canadian dollar was slightly firmer Monday morning, although activity was thin and choppy with many markets in the United States closed for Memorial Day. At 8:54 CDT Monday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7147 or C$1.3992 which compares with Friday’s North American close of US$0.7135 or […] Read more



Canadian dollar and business outlook

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, May 22 (MarketsFarm) – The Canadian dollar was lower on Friday morning, after making steady gains for most of the week.      At 8:30 CDT Friday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7126 or C$1.4033, which compares with Thursday’s North American close of US$0.7176 or C$1.3935. According to a recent report from […] Read more



Canadian dollar and business outlook

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, May 21 (MarketsFarm) – The Canadian dollar was steady on Thursday morning, due to relative weakness in the United States dollar caused by continually dismal unemployment data.      At 8:30 CDT Thursday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7196 or C$1.3896, which compares with Wednesday’s North American close of US$0.7198 or C$1.3893. […] Read more


Canadian Financial Close: Loonie steady on Wednesday

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, May 20 (MarketsFarm) – The Canadian dollar was unchanged at midweek, despite gains in the crude oil sector. The dollar finished the day at US$0.7198 or US$1=C$1.3893, which was the same as Tuesday’s close. Stocks were mostly higher on Wednesday as market participants were optimistic regarding relaxed COVID-19 restrictions. The TSX Composite […] Read more

Canadian dollar and business outlook

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, May 20 (MarketsFarm) – The Canadian dollar was stronger on Wednesday morning, despite poor economic data from Statistics Canada.      At 8:30 CDT Tuesday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7206 or C$1.3877, which compares with Tuesday’s North American close of US$0.7198 or C$1.3893. According to a recent report, Canada’s annual rate […] Read more


Canadian Financial Close: Loonie stronger on Tuesday

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, May 19 (MarketsFarm) – The Canadian dollar was higher following market closures for the Victoria Day long weekend, due to hopes that Canada’s economy will weather the COVID-19 pandemic. The dollar finished the day at US$0.7198 or US$1=C$1.3893, compared to Friday when it closed at US$0.7095 or US$1=C$1.4094. Stocks were mostly lower […] Read more

Canadian dollar and business outlook

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, May 19 (MarketsFarm) – The Canadian dollar was stronger on Tuesday morning, along with stock indices and crude oil values.      At 8:30 CDT Tuesday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7190 or C$1.3914, which compares with Friday’s North American close of US$0.7095 or C$1.4094. Stock markets were higher on Tuesday morning […] Read more