Tag Archives: Brexit vote

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. […]

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 […]

Canada weakens to a 1-month low vs the US Dollar, where to next for CAD exchange rates? (Joseph Wright)

The Canadian Dollar has been continuing to come under pressure recently, and when we compare the currency with the usual benchmark of the US Dollar, it’s hit a 1-month low during today’s trading session. The US dollar has been strengthening for reasons of its own but at the same time the Loonie (Canadian Dollar) has […]

Canadian dollar boosted as Canada dodges Trump’s metal tariff (Joseph Wright)

The Canadian Dollar has gained in value over the past few days against most major currency pairs, after some positive news for both Canada and Mexico has been announced regarding the impending US metals tariffs. US President, Donald Trump recently threatened to impose tariffs on metals imported into the US from all countries. His plans […]

Sterling boosted on talk of a potential 2-year transition period, will GBP/CAD continue to climb? (Joseph Wright)

The Pound traded in quite a volatile fashion yesterday after a number of mixed messages were sent by key Brexit personnel. The end of the 5th round of Brexit negotiations lead the UK’s Brexit Secretary, David Davis to offer his views on how negotiations are going so far, and he was fairly upbeat. This was […]

GBPCAD drops even further! Will we break 1.60?

Overnight the CAD dollar has strengthened against the pound as investors concerns over the likelihood of further US interest rate rises increase. The expectation of further hikes in 2017 is fading and this has seen the US dollar lose ground across the board. One beneficiary of this has been the Canadian dollar which has strengthened […]

Pound slides after latest Bank of England comments, will the GBP to CAD rate continue to drop this year? (Joseph Wright)

The Bank of England yesterday opted to keep interest rates on hold, and whilst this was expected it was the less bullish voting patterns and dovish comments from the BoE’s governor that caused the Pound to fall further. Due to the increasing inflation pressures after the Pound’s drop in value since the Brexit vote, there […]

Pound to Canadian Dollar rate rises sharply, will the Pound continue to climb? (Joseph Wright)

Sterling exchange rates are continuing to climb as the year progresses, with last week being one of its strongest weeks against the commodity based currencies. Not only has the Pound been climbing due to a combination of impressive economic data coupled with the outcome from next months general election already looking like a forgone conclusion, […]

Bank of England interest rate decision gives Sterling a boost vs the Canadian Dollar (Tom Holian)

Sterling vs the Canadian Dollar has seen a big upwards surge following the news from yesterday afternoon that one of the 9 members of the Monetary Policy Committee has voted for an interest rate hike. This is the first time since summer last year when the Bank of England have had any disagreement and this […]

Sterling slips from it’s recent highs as oil strength continues to boost the Canadian Dollar (Joseph Wright)

After posting a positive start to the week the Pound is once again on the decline against the Canadian Dollar. The GBP/CAD pair did hit an almost 2 month high of 1.70 within the past week, but a combination of oil prices rebounding to their strongest levels since October and some better than expected retail […]