Tag Archives: oil prices

Busy day expected for the Pound to Canadian Dollar rate tomorrow, what data should we look out for? (Joseph Wright)

The Canadian Dollar has gained almost 5 cents against the Pound over the past week after the Bank of Canada unexpectedly opted to raise interest rates yesterday and late last week it emerged the economy is growing at a much higher pace than expected. This comes at a time the Pound is under pressure after […]

CAD weakness because of oil prices

The Canadian dollar has lost value against all of the major currencies this week due to the decline in oil prices. Oil has taken a hit following Hurricane Harvey as it is being reported that 20% of oil refineries have been shut down due to the flooding. Regular readers will be aware that oil prices and […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

CAD Makes Gains Against Sterling Following BoC Governor’s Comments (Matthew Vassallo)

The CAD has found support against Sterling during Tuesday’s trading, hitting a high of 1.6681. Despite the Pound recovering to 1.67 by close of European trading it has struggled to maintain its recent upturn, losing over two cents over the past few trading days. Whilst the UK economy continues to struggle against a wave of […]

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 […]

Pound to Canadian Dollar rate drops as Bank of England governor disappoints the markets (Joseph Wright)

Those of our readers and clients planning on exchanging their Pounds into Canadian Dollars at better exchange rates have been disappointed today, as the Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney has disappointed the markets during an early morning speech earlier today. Many had hoped of an interest rate hike, which would most likely […]

Pound to Canadian Dollar rate falls to its lowest level in 2 months, will the GBP/CAD rate continue to fall? (Joseph Wright)

The panic and uncertainty surrounding the UK at the moment is continuing to weigh on the Pounds value, with the Pound to Canadian Dollar exchange rate hitting its lowest level in 2-months since the election outcome. Political uncertainty is one of the biggest downside risks to a currencies value, and since the election outcome was […]

How could this weeks election effect the Pound to Canadian Dollar rate? (Joseph Wright)

There are a number of factors affecting the Pound to Canadian Dollar rate this week, with the UK general election this Thursday being the main driver of price movement. The Pound has weakened over the past few weeks after the polls covering this weeks election have shown that the Conservatives lead is narrowing. I think […]