Canadian Dollar

CANADA FX DEBT-C$ dips as oil falls, investors weigh NAFTA talks

* Canadian dollar at C$1.2776, or 78.27 U.S. cents<p>* Oil falls 0.76 percent<p>* Bond prices lower across the yield curve<p>TORONTO, Nov 20 (Reuters) - The …

Oil

The loonie factor in doing business with the U.S.

As if keeping current with the state of negotiations over the North American free-trade agreement weren't enough, James Rumble also finds he needs to keep up with what's happening on currency exchanges.<p>He is chief financial officer of Intelex Technologies Inc., a Toronto-based company that provides …

Business (Canada)

Canadian dollar drops to one-week low as oil and stocks slide

TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar weakened to a one-week low against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday as oil and stocks fell, while investors weighed trade uncertainties ahead of the resumption of NAFTA renegotiations.<p>At 9:12 a.m. ET (1412 GMT), the Canadian dollar <CAD=D4> was trading at …

Economy

Strategists see higher crude prices giving Canadian dollar a boost

Analysts from Bank of Montreal, Toronto-Dominion Bank and Bank of Nova Scotia are forecasting that the loonie will get a big boost from rising oil prices but, if that's the case, there's little sign of it yet. Bond yields continue to drive the bus where the value of the Canadian dollar is concerned.<p>…

Oil

Canadian dollar edges higher, boosted by manufacturing sales gain

TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar strengthened against its U.S. counterpart on Thursday as data showing a surprise rise in domestic …

Forex

Before the Bell: Five things every Canadian investor needs to know

Equity Markets<p>U.S. stocks are poised for a higher opening Thursday, bouncing back from Wednesday's losses as investors focused on earnings from corporate giants including Wal-Mart, Best Buy, The Gap, Viacom, among others.<p>Shares of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose 4 per cent in premarket trading after the …

Markets

Loonie strengthens as investors eye NAFTA talks

The Canadian dollar strengthened against its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday as the greenback broadly fell, while investors turned their attention to the …

Business (Canada)

Loonie Signals FX-Market Reversal as Link With Crude Is Revived

Canadian dollar bulls, on their back foot for much of the past two months, may be about to catch a break from the surge in oil.<p>With West Texas …

Business

Relax, the stock market's end isn't nigh. (You've got a year or so)

Briefing highlights<p>Analysts don’t see big market pullback<br>• Markets at a glance<br>• Toronto, Vancouver housing markets to boom: CIBC<br>• Bombardier strikes C Series deal with EgyptAir<br>• Euro zone economy expands 0.6 per cent<br>• Home Depot profit beats expectations<p>Risky business?<p>A new look at the markets suggest we can …

Markets

Countdown to a 75-cent Canadian dollar?

Briefing highlights<p>Forecasts sees Canadian dollar at 75 cents<br>• Markets at a glance<br>• Encana profit slips in third quarter<br>• Loblaw to merge loyalty programs<br>• Tencent buys stake in Snap<br>• Canadian building permits on rise<p>Three-quarters of a dollar<p>At least three forecasts see the Canadian dollar tumbling to the …

Economy

Thinking the unthinkable on NAFTA has traders doomsday prepping

• "People just assume that it's going to be fine, because I don't think they can fathom the idea of it not working out. Canada and Mexico are …

Canadian News

CANADA FX DEBT-C$ pares some recent gains as risk appetite slips

* Canadian dollar at C$1.2724, or 78.59 U.S. cents<p>* Bond market closed in lieu of Remembrance Day<p>TORONTO, Nov 13 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar …

Economy

This 8.8% Royalty Yield Is Too Good To Pass Up

Alaris Royalty has had a tumultuous two years.<p>The distribution is now on the high side historically and has a good probability of being maintained.<p>We …

Stocks

Canadian dollar steadies near two-week high versus weaker greenback

The Canadian dollar held near a two-week high against its U.S. counterpart on Friday, benefiting from a recent rise in oil prices and a weakening of the greenback this week.<p>At 4 p.m. ET, the Canadian dollar was little changed at $1.2678 to the greenback, or 78.88 U.S. cents.<p>The currency's weakest …

Economy

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Higher U.S. Tax Worries Hurt USD

The Canadian dollar rose on Thursday as the US senators are paring back some of the corporate tax cuts in an effort to keep the impact of the …

Business

Loonie looks set to rise on prospects of more rate hikes, higher oil: Poll

BENGALURU — The Canadian dollar is likely to bounce back from its recent trough over the coming year, supported by prospects of more interest rate …

Economy

Canadian dollar loosens close ties with oil on energy investment doubts

TORONTO, Nov 10 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar is unlikely to recapture its tight link with the price of oil even as the interest rate outlook …

Oil

USD/CAD - Canadian Dollar Ticks Lower, U.S. Consumer Confidence Next

<i>By Kenny Fisher</i><p>The Canadian dollar has inched lower in the Friday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2667, down 0.10% on the day. On the …

Business

UPDATE 1-Canada Pension Plan hit by strength of Canadian dollar

(Adds comment from CEO)<p>TORONTO, Nov 10 (Reuters) - The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), Canada's biggest public pension plan, said it …

Finance

BUSINESS REPORT: The ganging up of the Canadian dollar

Analysts are ganging up on the Canadian dollar and if you believe them, and have some U.S. dollars to buy, it may be better to do it sooner rather …

Money (Canada)

Will the Canadian dollar become a petrocurrency again?

The Canadian dollar’s performance has been closely tied to monetary policy expectations ever since the Bank of Canada first hinted that interest …

Economy

CANADA FX DEBT-C$ notches 2-week high before giving up its gains

* Canadian dollar at C$1.2724, or 78.59 U.S. cents<p>* Loonie touches its strongest in two weeks at C$1.2688<p>* Bond prices retreat across the yield …

Economy

Tough for fixed income manager to find good news ahead

Movements in the currency market have a huge impact on returns, so it’s no wonder that investors like to track the Canadian dollar and its U.S. …

Canadian News

Canadian dollar weakens against firmer greenback ahead of Poloz speech

TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar weakened against its broadly firmer U.S. counterpart on Tuesday ahead of a speech by Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz and as oil prices dipped.<p>At 9:21 a.m. ET (1421 GMT), the Canadian dollar <CAD=D4> was trading at C$1.2777 to the greenback, or 78.27 …

Economy

Rising oil prices might not be enough to lift these commodity currencies - MarketWatch

Oil benchmarks topped their recent rally with the biggest one-day gain in almost a year on Monday, but crude-related currencies appeared hesitant to …

Oil

At the open: TSX starts lower as energy, financials drag

Canada's main stock index was down shortly after the open on Wednesday, squeezed by broad losses, particularly in the energy and financial sectors.<p>The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index fell 56.94 points, or 0.35 per cent, to 16,074.85.<p>Eight of the index's 10 main groups lost …

Markets

Buy the Canadian dollar, J.P. Morgan tells clients

The Bank of Canada was the first central bank to turn in a more dovish direction this summer, and it continued to maintain a cautious tone following …

Economy

Cenovus: Still Cheap After A 50% Run

Cenovus delivered fantastic third quarter results.<p>The needle on the debt is moving quite significantly.<p>At current prices, we think two rating …

Business

At the open: Resource stocks lead TSX higher

Canada's main stock index rose on Monday, as commodity prices edged higher, giving materials and energy stocks a boost.<p>The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index rose 27.51 points, or 0.17 per cent, to 16,047.67.<p>Six of the index's 10 primary sectors advanced.<p>The Canadian dollar was little …

Markets

Why is Canada’s job market so hot when the economy is leaving us cold?

Canada produced another stellar month of job gains in October, with signs of tightening that include stronger wage increases and a surge in full-time …

Economy