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Canadian Exchange Rates ahead of Canadian Retail Sales

The Canadian dollar has come under considerable pressure of late which has presented those clients looking to buy Canadian dollars with some much better opportunities to purchase. Canadian dollar exchange rates have fallen largely as a result of the breakdown in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) which is creating additional uncertainty for the […]

NAFTA Deal and the impact on Sterling vs Canadian Dollar exchange rates (Tom Holian)

The North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement has been a hot topic over the last few months and the uncertainty surrounding the issue has caused the Canadian Dollar to weaken recently. US President Donald Trump has stated in the deal ‘Canada has treated us very, very unfairly when it comes to lumber and timber.’ However, Trade […]

GBPCAD close to reaching 12 month high!

In recent weeks the GBPCAD exchange rates have continued to climb proving opportunity for Canadian dollar buyers, however I expect exchange rates could get better in the weeks to come. NAFTA negotiations began on Tuesday in Montreal and the initial reaction is that the negotiations have actually started well which is a surprise. However the […]

US Shutdown and Canadian Interest Rates – Impact on GBPCAD exchange rates (Tom Holian)

Despite the Bank of Canada having increased interest rates earlier this week the Canadian Dollar has actually weakened against the Pound during the last few days. Indeed, GBPCAD exchange rates are now at their best trading level since the end of November. The CAD$ has weakened owing to the uncertainty surrounding both NAFTA as well […]

NAFTA negotiations to take centre stage

On the 23rd January, the NAFTA negotiations will resume which could be problematic for Canada and consequently have a negative impact on Canadian dollar exchange rates. NAFTA, which is the┬áNorth American Free Trade agreement, is an agreement between the US, Canada and Mexico and it allows all three countries to trade with one another for […]

CAD Exchange Rates ahead of Bank of Canada Rate Decision

The Canadian dollar is likely to be in for a volatile week as the key interest rate decision from the Bank of Canada on Wednesday fast approaches. There is a good chance the central bank will look to raise interest rates by 0.5% to 1.25% which will make this the third interest rate hike since […]

US interest rate strengthens the Canadian dollar

Overnight the US Federal Reserve as widely expected raised interest rates which provided strength for the Canadian dollar as investors feel that a higher interest rate in the US will help the Canadian economy. The Federal Reserve interest rates is now one of the highest out of the G10 currencies and the press conference after […]

OPEC to influence Canadaian dollar exchange rates for the foreseeable future

Thursday in Vienna, the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries also known as OPEC are set to discuss the oil cut production which expires in March. Last December the leading nations that make up OPEC agreed to cut oil production in a bid to raise the price of oil. Oil prices plummeted from $120 per barrel […]

Canadian Dollar Future Still Uncertain over NAFTA

The Canadian dollar remains under pressure following a rocky ride talks in the NAFTA talks. The Canadian dollar has a lot to lose if talks break down and the agreement comes to an end. There have been a number of contentious issues not least the sunset clause which has been called for by the US […]

CAD rallies against the US dollar

Over the last 48 hours the Canadian dollar has been performing well against the US dollar as oil prices have rallied. Oil is Canada’s largest export and the trend is for the Canadian dollar to perform well when oil prices are on the way up. The price of US crude oil has reached $58 a […]