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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 […]

Bank of Canada dovish which leads to Canadian Dollar weakness – NAFTA concerns starting to weigh on confidence

We have seen further weakness for the Canadian Dollar during trading today following on from the Bank of Canada Governor Poloz offering a fairly dovish view on the economy in a speech last night. The NAFTA agreement or more importantly the uncertainty behind it is starting to weigh heavily on business confidence in Canada, along […]

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 […]

Canadian GDP (Growth) figures key for how we see CAD end the week

It has not been a great week for the Canadian Dollar against most majors, seeing a slight dip in value over the course of the week. The Canadian Dollar was actually the worst performing of all the major currencies on Tuesday and it does appear that investors have slight concerns on how growth figures (released […]

Economic data that may impact Canadian Dollar exchange rates for the end of the week

The recent drop in oil prices has led to weakness for the Canadian Dollar, we have seen oil prices fall in value by $5 per barrel over the past month which is starting to weigh down on the value of the Canadian Dollar. Canada’s economy does have oil as one of its key exports so […]

Canadian Dollar gains back ground as stock market volatility cools – Inflation next week will be key

Canadian Dollar exchange rates have gained ground a little over the past few trading days as U.S stock market volatility has cooled a little over the course of the week. We did see another drop during the opening bell in trading yesterday, however there was a fight back and the losses were made up by […]

Oil price drop leads to further weakness for the Canadian Dollar (Daniel Wright)

The Canadian Dollar dropped off a little in trading yesterday, as investors and speculators dropped off some of their bullish bets (in favour of Canadian Dollar strength) due to the drop off in oil prices witnessed yesterday afternoon. At one point oil prices were down by 2% and although the tight link between the Canadian […]

A quiet week for Canadian data – What to expect from the Canadian Dollar this week (Daniel Wright)

Recent research by Canadian lender Scotiabank has suggested that we may see a drop off in GBP/CAD exchange rates following a fairly negative period for political stability in the U.K and U.K economic data not being particularly fantastic so far this month but looking at other factors it does appear that CAD exchange rates may […]

Pound to Canadian Dollar rate getting closer to post-Brexit vote lows (Joseph Wright)

When compared with the Canadian Dollar, the Pound isn’t in as bad a position as it is when compared with the Euros for example. Since the Brexit vote last June the lowest the GBP/CAD rate has dropped is around 1.5850, and at the moment the Pound to Canadian Dollar rate is trading around 5-6 cents […]

Suggestions of an interest rate hike lead to Canadian Dollar strength (Daniel Wright)

We have seen a good period of strength for the Canadian Dollar today following on from comments by the Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz, suggesting that we may see an interest rate hike for Canada sooner than had first been expected. The central bank mentioned in their comments that they now believe that interest […]