Category Archives: Buying Property

Trade Wars and Oil drive the Loonie!

The Loonie dollar has been quite volatile lately as the price of Oil is volatile ahead of the OPEC (Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries) meeting on Friday. With the Russians and Saudis looking for a hike in output there is a concern that the price of oil may come down which would see the Loonie […]

Trump threatens to withdraw form NAFTA

NATFA Talks in Jeopardy The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is currently in renegotiation due to Trump’s view that “it is the worst trade deal in history.”  The deal is between Mexico, Canada and the US. There were hopes a deal would be in place before the Mexican election on 1st July, but this […]

Why has the Canadian Dollar lost value today, and where to next for CAD exchange rates? (Joseph Wright)

The Loonie has lost value during today’s trading session, falling against the US Dollar even if only slightly. At present the CAD to USD exchange rate is trading around its lowest point so far this year, and at the time of writing there doesn’t appear to be much support at 0.77 cents. There is a […]

Canadian Dollar slips as Trump makes new NAFTA surprise!

The Canadian Dollar has lost value today after a surprise comment from the US’ White House chief economic adviser. Larry Kudlow is chief economic adviser to the White House so he has a close relationship with US President Donald Trump. Today Kudlow confirmed that Trump wishes to negotiate separate bilateral deals with Mexico and Canada. […]

NAFTA deal still far from sewn up (Daniel Johnson)

  US threatens non-approval on NAFTA deal if there is no firm proposal  in place in three weeks. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is currently in the process of being renegotiated. NAFTA is a free trade deal between the Sates, Mexico and Canada. Trump has made very clear he is unhappy with the current […]

Canadian Dollar strengthen as oil edges higher, where to next for CAD exchange rates?

The Canadian Dollar has strengthened throughout today’s trading session against most major currency pairs. The reasons for its gains can be put down to positive economic data along with strengthening commodity prices, which is important for the Canadian economy. Oil is one of the major exports for Canada, so seeing the price of oil increase […]

Will GBPCAD break 1.80 this week?

The pound to Canadian dollar exchange rate has seen a big twist and turn lately as the market struggles to price into expectations the changes in sentiment towards both the Canadian dollar and the pound. The Canadian dollar has risen as investors feel a stronger and higher price of oil will boost the Canadian economy […]

When is the best time to buy Canadian dollars?

The pound to Canadian dollar exchange rate had been improving at a rapid pace, improving in 2018 by over 14 cents presenting some of the best rates to buy Canadian dollars since the Referendum. The overall expectations for the pound are to see further improvements as we get further clarification on the Brexit and also interest rates. […]

GBPCAD hits fresh over 1.80 highs!

GBPCAD exchange rates have risen to over 1.81 as mounting concerns over the pace of future Canadian interest rate rises were dealt a fresh blow yesterday. In recent weeks concerns of Trump’s rhetoric on trade had seen the Loonie dollar lose ground. Yesterday Stephez Poloz, Governor of the Bank of Canada gave a speech in […]

Bank of Canada members to set the scene for the Canadian Dollar as the day nears a close

Following on from a fairly flat day for Canadian Dollar exchange rates we have a few points of note for you to keep an eye out for if you have Canadian Dollars to exchange in the near future. Two members of the Bank of Canada are speaking today, Governor Poloz is speaking shortly and later […]