Category Archives: EUR/CAD

Canadian Dollar Strength!

The Canadian dollar continues to maintain the higher ground against most of the major currencies as recent developments drive the Canadian dollar higher. After the surprise interest rate hike from the Bank of Canada this month the dollar has received yet another boost. The Canadian economy has certainly proved itself to be particularly strong which […]

Bank of Canada Interest Rate Decision Tomorrow (Ben Fletcher)

Tomorrow afternoon the latest interest rate decision will be released by the Bank of Canada, the expectation that there will not be a change to the rate. In July at the last meeting the Monetary Policy Committee raised rates by 0.25% from 0.5% to 0.75%. This was well received by investors and the Canadian Dollar […]

What can we expect next for the GBPCAD exchange rate?

The GBPCAD rate has recently risen presenting some excellent short term opportunities to buy the CAD. This has occurred completely against the grain of expectation as the sinking pound does appear to be on course for further losses. All in all I would not be gambling on GBPCAD rising much higher but the recent switch […]

Will Brexit concerns continue to drive GBP/CAD downward? (Joseph Wright)

The Pound to Canadian Dollar exchange rate has continued its downward trend during today’s trading session, and I think it will be interesting to see whether 1.60 manages to act as a support level or not moving forward. The lowest level the pair have hit today is 1.6014 so the key level is getting closer. […]

Will GBPCAD rise or fall?

The pound has really struggled today dragging GBPCAD down almost 3 cents as investor concerns over the economic outlook for the UK increase. The Bank of England reduced growth forecasts and withdraw previous support for an interest rate hike causing the currency to slide as largely expected. The GBPCAD rate had been moving closer to […]

Sterling slips as weak inflation data puts a question mark over a Bank of England rate hike (Joseph Wright)

Those hoping the Pound would receive a boost this morning were left disappointed as this weeks key piece of economic data out of the UK failed to meet expectations. The data released this morning at 9.30am showed that the rate of Inflation has surprisingly dropped over the last month, and this has lowered the chances […]

Huge day tomorrow for the Loonie at 3 pm! Will the Bank of Canada raise interest rates?

There is huge expectation for the Bank of Canada (BoC) and Governor,¬†Stephen Poloz, to raise Canadian interest rates tomorrw. The currency has risen to the best rates since April against the pound as the prospect of a hike triggers a flood of investment into the Canadian economy. With their main trading partner the United States […]

Volatile day on GBPCAD exchange rates!

Yesterday saw some big swings on the GBPCAD exchange rate reminding us how important it is to be prepared on the currency markets of any unexpected twists and turns. Just as the pound was having a very bad day and GBPCAD to 1.6780 the Bank of England Governor Mark Carney dropped some hints that he […]

Buying Canadian Dollar rates still softening ahead of Governor Poloz’s speech (Joshua Privett)

Due to the sheer volume of information and events hitting the wire at the end of this week in the UK – the Queen’s speech vote, Parliamentary debates on the new manifesto – buying Canadian Dollar rates have been largely absent much influence from Canada itself. This should all change today with a speech from […]

Pound to Canadian Dollar rate flat so far this week, will tomorrow bring movement between the pair? (Joseph Wright)

The Pound to Canadian Dollar exchange rate has been trading within thin volumes so far this week, with the pair ranging just half a cent throughout today’s trading session. The Pound is coming under pressure against many other currency pairs which some may consider as a sign of Canadian Dollar weakness. With the Pound losing […]