Category Archives: CAD-GBP

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 […]

US Interest Rate Decision, EU Withdrawal Bill and Canada awarded the World Cup for 2026

The good news to come out of Canada this afternoon is that they alongside the US and Mexico have been awarded the World Cup in 2026 after the vote was announced in Moscow earlier today. This is great news for the country and football fans alike but with Donald Trump saying that there needs to […]

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. […]

Bank of Canada interest rate decision and the impact on GBPCAD rates

The Bank of Canada are due to be meeting later this evening to announce their latest interest rate decision. The expectation is to keep interest rates on hold so I don’t think we’ll see any changes in monetary policy, however, the important part of the day will be the accompanying statement which will provide us […]

Canadian Dollar Strength although NAFTA Uncertainty Remains

The Canadian dollar continues to make gains across most of the major currencies including the pound as the price of oil climbs higher. The price of oil has been climbing higher after tensions escalated in the Middle East following the decision from US President Donald Trump to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal. This […]

Canadian Dollar Strength over Uncertainty in Middle East

The Canadian dollar is continuing to make gains across most of the major currencies with a particularly strong improvement against the pound. Rates for GBP CAD have now fallen to 1.7342 creating an excellent opportunity for those clients looking to sell Canadian dollars for pounds. The Canadian dollar has been boosted on the rising price […]

Stronger Canadian Dollar as oil price strengthens, will the strong run for oil help CAD recover recent losses?

The Loonie (Canadian Dollar) has begun the week in strong fashion after gaining on the US Dollar during today’s trading session. After a few very strong weeks for the Greenback (US Dollar) it’s currently heading for its 4th successive day of losses, with some believing that the bull run for the US Dollar is running […]

Oil surge leads to Canadian Dollar strength – CAD gains against most majors

The recent global uncertainty and political tensions surrounding Iran have led to  surge in the price of oil and we saw U.S crude oil futures gain 3% over the course of trading yesterday following the U.S decision to abandon a nuclear deal with Iran. This news has managed to take away some of the weakness for […]

Canadian Dollar Rallies on Rising Oil Price

The Canadian dollar has been boosted sharply by the sudden rise in the price of oil which has jumped to the highest level since 2014. Prices for American crude reached $70 a barrel yesterday. The looming announcement from US President Donald Trump on whether the US will pull out of the Iran nuclear agreement is […]