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Dollar Strengthens but Stock Market Rebound Short-lived


"The dollar rose overnight except against the yen, which kept pace. Assorted dollar gains amounted to 0.6% vis-a-vis sterling, 0.4% versus the euro and peso, 0.3% relative to the Swiss franc, kiwi and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-17 16:03
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, share

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Higher as BOC Business Survey Boosts Optimism


"The Canadian dollar surged on Monday. The loonie is trading higher by 0.21 percent at 1.2992. The US dollar lost traction earlier in the session with the release of the US retails sales data for Septe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-15 19:40
Taggar: dollar, loonie, trading

Loonie Lower as USMCA High Fades


"The Canadian dollar is lower on Wednesday. The loonie is lost 0.38 percent versus the USD as lower oil prices and higher US yields put downward pressure on the currency. The IMF did not cut the growth..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-10 20:31
Taggar: currency, dollar, loonie, oil

Equities Down and Bond Yields Rise Again


"The dollar is comparatively steady, showing no net overnight change against the euro, yuan or sterling and upticks of 0.1% versus the Swiss franc, loonie and Australian dollar and of 0.2% relative to..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-10 13:17
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Dollar and Sovereign Debt Yields Rise, while Equities Slip Further


"Markets remain risk averse today. The dollar appreciated 0.4% against the euro, 0.3% versus the loonie, peso and kiwi, 0.2% relative to the Swiss franc, Aussie dollar, and sterling, and 0.1% vis-a-vis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-09 15:39
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, share

More Risk Aversion Lends Support to Dollar


"The dollar has risen today by 0.8% against the Chinese yuan, 0.6% relative to sterling, 0.4% versus the euro, 0.3% vis-a-vis the loonie, and 0.1% against the Swiss franc and Mexican peso. Japan (Sport..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-08 14:46
Taggar: dollar, loonie

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Falls Despite US Jobs Report Miss


"The Canadian dollar fell against the US dollar on Friday despite a rebound in Canadian employment numbers and a miss in their American counterparts. The loonie did advance against the greenback when t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-05 18:20
Taggar: dollar, employment, loonie, report

New Nafta supports loonie


"Monday October 1: Five things the markets are talking about Canada’s loonie, the Mexican peso, along with North American stock futures have gained overnight after the U.S and Canada confirmed a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-01 12:04
Taggar: loonie, market, trading

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Rises as GDP Data Validates October Rate Hike


"The Canadian dollar rose on Friday after the monthly gross domestic product (GDP) beat the forecast with a 0.2 percent gain. The loonie is up almost 1 percent on the final day of the trading week. The..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-28 18:40
Taggar: currency, dollar, loonie, trading

All Eyes on the Senate Judiciary Committee


"The testimonies of Kavanaugh and Blassey Ford start at 10:00 EDT (14:00 GMT). This has been a busy day already from a central banking and data release standpoint. The dollar overnight firmed by 0.7% a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 15:41
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

Canadian Inflation Lifts Probabilities of an October Rate Hike


"The USD/CAD fell 0.92 percent in the last five days. The currency pair is trading at 1.2921 after various phases of NAFTA jitters have helped and pressured the loonie. The Canadian currency gained on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-21 22:51
Taggar: currency, currency pair, loonie, trading

Firmer Dollar and Equities as Summer Turns to Autumn


"The dollar strengthened this Friday by 1.4% against the Turkish lira, 0.7% relative to the Russian ruble and sterling, 0.6% vis-a-vis the South African rand, 0.4% versus the Mexican peso, 0.2% against..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-21 15:00
Taggar: dollar, loonie

Loonie Flat as NAFTA Hope is Cancelled by Oil Drop


"The Canadian dollar is nearly flat on Thursday despite the US dollar falling against other major pairs. Trade war fatigue has the greenback on the back foot and the loonie was higher as NAFTA negotiat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 19:36
Taggar: dollar, loonie

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower on Friday But Weekly Gains on NAFTA Hope


"The Canadian dollar fell on Friday. After the Trump administration softened its stance on international trade, in particular by reopening trade talks with China, NAFTA optimism boosted the loonie. Tra..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-14 19:05
Taggar: dollar, loonie

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Rises on Softer US Trade Talk


"The Canadian dollar rose 0.55 percent on Wednesday. The loonie is trading at 1.2995 after a softening of trade tensions between the US and China gave way to higher risk appetite for investors. NAFTA r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-12 21:25
Taggar: dollar, loonie, trading

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Rises After Bank of Canada Rate Hike Comments


"The Canadian dollar rose on Thursday after Bank of Canada (BoC) Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins said that a breakdown in the US-Canada trade talks would not keep the central bank from raising interest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-06 21:32
Taggar: bank, dollar, loonie, rate

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Falls as Global Trade Concerns Rise


"The USD/CAD rose 0.62 percent on Thursday. The currency pair is trading at 1.2987 after the loonie fell on the back of disappointing GDP data and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s comments of R..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-30 21:14
Taggar: currency, currency pair, loonie, point, trading

Lots of Data but Not Much Market Movement as Monthend Approaches


"The dollar’s down 0.3% against the yen but up 0.2% relative to the loonie, euro, Aussie dollar and Chinese yuan. Ten-year sovereign debt yields have slid back 3 basis points in Germany, 2 bps in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-30 15:23
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, gold, loonie, point

Dollar Up against Turkish Lira but Down Versus Mexican Peso


"There’s been little net movement of the dollar against the euro (+0.1) or yen (-0.1%), loonie (+0.1%), or Aussie and New Zealand dollars (0.2). Sterling and the Swiss franc are each unchanged fr..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-27 13:52
Taggar: aussie, dollar, gold, loonie, oil

Dollar Down, Stocks Mixed Ahead of Powell?s Speech at Jackson Hole


"The dollar posted overnight declines of 0.7% against the Aussie currency, 0.5% relative to the Chines yuan, 0.4% against the kiwi, 0.3% vis-a-vis the euro and sterling, 0.2% versus the Mexican peso an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-24 14:07
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Investors Sifting Through Diverse Array of Market Movers


"The dollar rose 0.8% against the Aussie dollar, 0.3% relative to the Mexican peso and kiwi, 0.2% versus the yen, and 0.1% against the euro and sterling. The dollar slipped 0.3% against the Chinese yua..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 14:27
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Few Data Releases, Firmer Share Prices and Metals, Steady Oil and Sovereign Debt Yields


"Dollar/yen is unchanged. The dollar is down 0.3% against the yuan but has risen 0.3% against the euro, 0.2% relative to the Australian dollar, kiwi, and Mexican peso, and 0.1% versus the Swiss franc..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-20 12:56
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower on Contagion Fears


"Canadian Jobs Impress but Loonie Lower on Global Contagion Fears The Canadian dollar is lower on Friday. The USD/CAD is trading at 1.3083. Statistics Canada released a stronger than expected employmen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-10 15:37
Taggar: dollar, employment, loonie, rate, report, trading

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower after Flight to Safety from Investors


"NAFTA Optimism not Lifting Loonie The Canadian dollar is lower on Thursday awaiting employment data to be released early on Friday. The diplomatic row between Canada and Saudi Arabia continues as both..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-09 17:02
Taggar: dollar, employment, loonie, oil

Sterling Continues to Stumble on Hard Brexit Fears


"Sterling hit new 2018 lows of EUR 0.9019 and $1.2859. The dollar is 0.6% stronger against the pound than its Tuesday closing level. The dollar is also up 0.3% versus the loonie, down 0.3% relative to..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-08 14:12
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, pound

Softer Dollar but Higher Share Prices


"The dollar softened overnight by 0.6% against the Aussie dollar, 0.4% relative to the yuan and euro, 0.3% vis-a-vis the peso, loonie and kiwi, 0.2% versus the yen and Swiss franc, and 0.1% against ste..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-07 14:30
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Exhausting Barrage of Data and Developments on Final Day of July


"The dollar recovered 0.4% against the yen while sliding 0.3% relative to the euro and Australian dollar, 0.2% versus sterling and 0.1% vis-a-vis the loonie and Swiss franc. The Bank of Japan changed t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 15:52
Taggar: bank, dollar, loonie, margin, market

Softer Dollar and Share Prices


"The dollar fell 0.8% overnight against the peso and 0.5% versus the yuan, and it has slipped 0.3% against the loonie, 0.1% vis-a-vis the Australian dollar, and 0.2% relative to the yen, euro, Swiss fr..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-25 16:27
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Stronger Dollar, Weaker Equities, Softer Gold Price But Rebound in Oil


"The dollar climbed overnight by 0.8% to a one-year high against the Chinese yuan. The greenback also gained 1.0% relative to the kiwi, 0.9% vis-a-vis the peso, 0.8% versus the Australian dollar, 0.6%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 17:19
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar Rises as Powell Testimony Continues


"The dollar is unchanged against the yen but extended its rise otherwise by gaining a further 0.6% against sterling, 0.3% versus the loonie, Aussie dollar and yuan, 0.2% relative to the euro and 0.1% v..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-18 17:07
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Dollar Higher on News of Industrial Production Rebound and Amid Powell Testimony


"The dollar is trading above Monday closing levels by 1.0% against the Swiss franc, 0.6% versus the yen and sterling, 0.4% vis-a-vis the Australian dollar and 0.2% relative to the euro, loonie, yuan an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-17 17:14
Taggar: dollar, loonie, trading

Dollar Eases a Tad In Spite of Divergent Reported Data


"The dollar declined 0.6% against the peso, 0.4% versus the Swiss franc, 0.2% relative to the euro, kiwi, loonie and sterling, and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yuan and Australian dollar. With Japanese markets c..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-16 16:44
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Dollar Up, Stocks Listless, and Sovereign Debt Yields Lower as Week Draws to an End


"The dollar rose overnight by 0.4% against the kiwi and yuan and by 0.2% relative to the euro, loonie, Swiss franc, Aussie dollar and sterling. The dollar dipped 0.2% versus the peso and 0.1% against t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-13 17:29
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Weak European Data Out but Little Fresh News on the Trade War Front


"The dollar overnight gained 0.4% against the yen, 0.3% relative to the euro, Swiss franc and yuan, 0.2% versus the kiwi and 0.1% relative to the Australian currencies and the loonie. The Trump Adminis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-10 16:46
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Weaker Dollar as Trade Tensions Intensify


"The dollar is down today by 0.6% against the euro and kiwi, 0.5% relative to sterling and the Australian dollar, 0.4% versus the Swiss franc, 0.3% against the loonie, and 0.2% versus the yen. The Chin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-06 17:45
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Lack of U.S. Leadership on This Independence Day Depresses Market Action


"The dollar is unchanged against the yen, kiwi and loonie, up 0.2% relative to the euro and 0.1% versus the Swiss franc and Aussie dollar, and down by 0.1% vis-a-vis sterling and the yuan. Stocks in Eu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-04 17:52
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Third Quarter Begins with Dramatic Dollar Appreciation and Stock Market Losses


"The dollar strengthened 1.1% versus the peso and kiwi, 0.8% relative to the yuan and Australian dollar, 0.7% against the euro and sterling, 0.6% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc, 0.4% against the loonie but..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-02 17:29
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Dollar Strong Ahead of July 4 Holiday


"The US dollar is higher against most major currencies on Friday. The Canadian dollar was the single currency that appreciated versus the greenback. The loonie moved higher at the end of the week with..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-29 21:15
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, loonie

Stronger Canadian Dollar


"Today’s major dollar change has been a decline against other North American currencies. The loonie is up 0.7%, as investors have become more confident that the Bank of Canada will raise its inte..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-28 19:31
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, loonie, rate

Broad Commitment to a Process Signed by Trump and Kim but Lacking Many Details


"There’s been little market reaction to the Trump-Kim talks in Singapore. The dollar is up 0.2% versus the yen and loonie, unchanged against the yuan and Aussie dollar, and down 0.1% vis-a-vis th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-12 14:22
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

May in Figures


"The dollar rose over 3% in May against the euro and sterling and by about 1% against the yuan and Canadian dollar but slipped fractionally relative to the yen, loonie and Australian dollar. Ten-year s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-31 22:58
Taggar: dollar, loonie, share

Some Price Data and a Discouraging Remark from China


"The dollar firmed overnight by 0.3% against sterling, 0.2% versus the yuan, yen and euro, and 0.1% relative to the loonie. The greenback fell 0.5% against the kiwi and 0.1% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-18 14:08
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Little Change Overnight in Most Dollar Forex Values


"Against other major currencies, the dollar is unchanged against the loonie and yuan, up 0.1% relative to the euro, Swiss franc and kiwi, up 0.3% versus the yen, but down by 0.1% against the Australian..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-17 14:30
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

OANDA Market Insights With Jazz FM


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam and Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart look back at the week’s business and market news. This week: Trump dumps Iran deal, UK rates on hold a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 20:53
Taggar: consumer confidence, loonie, market, oil, pound, rate

Thursday Losses in the Dollar Extended Slightly


"The dollar slipped by a further 0.4% against sterling, 0.3% relative to the Swiss franc, Aussie dollar and yuan, 0.2% versus the euro, loonie and kiwi, and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yen. Yesterday’s re..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 14:16
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, report

Recent Dollar Gains Trimmed


"The dollar traded down overnight by 0.9% against the peso, 0.3% relative to the loonie, 0.4% vis-a-vis the Australian dollar, 0.3% versus the euro and Swiss franc, 0.2% against the yuan, and 0.1% vers..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 14:46
Taggar: dollar, dollar trade, loonie

Mixed Dollar, Higher Sovereign Debt Yields, and Big Jump in Price of Oil


"In the wake of the U.S. pull-out from the multinational Iran nuclear deal, the dollar has fallen 0.7% against the loonie, 0.2% versus the kiwi and 0.1% relative to the peso, yuan and sterling. The gre..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-09 18:54
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar and Equities Strengthening on Final Day of April


"The dollar shows overnight gains of 0.6% against the kiwi and peso, 0.5% versus the Australian dollar, 0.4% relative to the euro and sterling, and 0.3% vis-a-vis the yen, loonie and Swiss franc. The J..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-30 14:54
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Paused Rise of Dollar and Sovereign Debt Yields but Commodity Rally Continued Overnight


"The dollar slipped overnight by 0.2% against the Aussie dollar and sterling and 0.1% versus the euro. The kiwi and yen fell 0.3%, while the loonie is flat. The ten-year Treasury yield eased back a bas..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-24 14:24
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

Bank of Canada Could Hold Rates Amid Trade Uncertainty


"The Canadian dollar is one of the best performers in the month of April versus the US dollar. The loonie has appreciated more than 4 percent versus the greenback as the softness in the USD has combine..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-17 03:50
Taggar: dollar, employment, loonie, oil

USD Mixed Ahead of US Private Jobs Data


"The US dollar gained against the EUR, CHF and JPY but depreciated against commodity currencies. The comments on the NAFTA renegotiation boosted the loonie to a 5 week high against the greenback. US Tr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-03 23:18
Taggar: currencies, dollar, loonie

Dollar Down a Bit, Stocks Go a Little Higher


"The dollar has slipped 0.4% against the yen, 0.3% relative to the Aussie currency, 0.2% versus the peso, yuan and loonie, and 0.1% vis-a-vis the euro and Swiss franc. The dollar also edged up 0.1% aga..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-29 15:09
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, loonie

U.S. Balance of Payments and the Dollar


"The dollar did not perform as weakly in the fourth quarter as it did earlier in 2017. Between end-2016 and end-2017, the U.S. currency lost 12.3% against the euro, 8.7% relative to the pound, 7.6% ver..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 02:37
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, loonie, pound

Wednesday to be Dominated by FOMC Statement, Forecasts, and Press Conference


"Ahead of this afternoon’s FOMC event, the dollar traded lower overnight, falling 0.5% against sterling and the loonie, 0.3% versus the euro, 0.2% relative to the Swiss franc and yen and 0.1% vis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 14:14
Taggar: dollar, dollar trade, kiwi, loonie

More U.S. Dollar Declines


"The dollar lost some additional ground overnight, dipping 0.7% against the Aussie currency, 0.5% relative to the peso after Trump examined border wall prototypes, 0.3% versus the loonie, and 0.2% vis-..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 15:14
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

USDCAD Canadian Dollar Flat After Trade Triggered Volatility


"The Canadian dollar had a bumpy ride on Thursday. A better than expected current account deficit was positive for the loonie at the start of the North American trading session, but after some mixed me..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-01 00:34
Taggar: dollar, loonie, report, trading

OANDA Weekly Podcast With Jazz FM


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam and Jazz FM’s Jonny Hart discuss the week’s notable events in financial markets including a new first for cryptocurrencies and three major central banks p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-24 22:22
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, financial, inflation, loonie, market, rate

Mixed Market Action This Friday


"The dollar fell overnight by 0.4% versus the peso, 0.3% against the yuan and sterling and 0.2% relative to the loonie but rose 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.1% versus the yen, and 0.2% vis-a-vis the euro..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-23 15:07
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar and Stocks Lower amid Some Softer European Data


"The dollar dropped overnight by 0.5% against the yen, 0.3% relative to the peso and 0.1% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc, kiwi and Aussie dollar. The dollar firmed 0.2% relative to sterling and 0.1% versus..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 15:32
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Some Weaker-Than-Expected European Data


"Preliminary February purchasing manager survey estimates from the euro area and the latest British labor statistics were softer than forecast. The next significant market-moving event will be the rele..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 17:17
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, loonie, market

OANDA Weekly Podcast With Jazz FM


"A look back at the Business week with Jonny Hart from the Jazz FM Business Breakfast and OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam. US Dollar Surges Amidst Volatility USD/CAD ? Loonie flash plummets on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-11 15:38
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market, report

Stronger Dollar on Jobs Day Amid Bursting Asset Bubbles


"Overnight dollar gains have been led by 1.2% increases against the yen and Australian dollar, a 1.1% appreciation relative to the kiwi, and a 1.0% advance vis-a-vis the peso. The dollar also strengthe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-02 17:25
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Yesterday?s Dollar Rebound Already Petering Out


"The dollar‘s advance on Monday was trimmed by overnight losses of 0.5% against the Swiss franc, 0.3% relative to the euro and yen, 0.2% vis-a-vis the New Zealand and Australian dollars, and 0.1%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-30 13:44
Taggar: dollar, loonie

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Flat as NAFTA Comments Keep Loonie Under Pressure


"The Canadian dollar is flat versus its US counterpart on Thursday. The US dollar fell against most major after the Trump Administration criticized the GOP plans for another short term funding bill to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 21:36
Taggar: dollar, loonie

Dollar Lifts as U.S. Markets Reopen


"Following the three-day U.S. holiday weekend, the dollar has recovered 0.4% against the kiwi, 0.3% versus the euro and sterling, 0.2% relative to the yen and Aussie dollar and 0.1% against the Swiss f..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 15:56
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Drops on NAFTA Concerns


"The Canadian dollar fell 0.62 percent on Wednesday after reports circulated about the Trump administration pulling the US out of NAFTA. The loonie had a positive return this year versus the greenback..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 23:58
Taggar: dollar, loonie, report

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Flat as BoC Ponders January Rate Hike


"The Canadian dollar was slightly lower agains the US dollar at the start of the week. The loonie is up 1.17 percent versus the greenback so far in 2018. The American currency has not had the best of s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 23:52
Taggar: currency, dollar, loonie, rate

Dollar and Stocks Up and Commodities Down Ahead of U.S. Jobs Report


"The dollar has advanced overnight by 0.5% against the yen, 0.4% vis-a-vis the peso, 0.3% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.2% relative to the euro and Swiss franc, and 0.1% against the loonie. There’s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-05 15:32
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, loonie

Stocks Keep Rising but Dollar Steadies


"In overnight trading, the dollar recouped 0.4% against the Swiss franc, 0.3% versus the euro, 0.2% relative to sterling and 0.1% vis-a-vis the loonie, yuan and kiwi. A particularly large 1.1% advance..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 14:59
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, trading

Only Marginal Net Dollar Movement on a Newsworthy Friday


"The approaching Christmas holiday, which has some markets closing early today, appears to have muted changes in the dollar, which has moved up 0.3% against the loonie, 0.2% relative to the euro, Swiss..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-22 17:25
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Firmer Stock Markets and a Softer Dollar


"With passage of a U.S. tax cut at mid-week looking increasingly probable, equities rallied in Asia and Europe overnight, and the dollar eased a bit. Dollar declines amount to 0.3% relative to sterling..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 15:11
Taggar: dollar, loonie, share

Dollar Slips and Stocks Rise Ahead of Last FOMC Decision of the Yellen Era


"The dollar fell overnight by 0.7% against the kiwi, 0.6% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.4% relative to sterling, 0.3% vis-a-vis the yen and 0.1% against the euro, Swiss franc and loonie. Core U.S. CPI in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 17:53
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, cpi, dollar, inflation, kiwi, loonie, point

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Flat Ahead of Central Bank Week


"The Canadian dollar traded in a narrow range on Monday. The loonie ended last week lower versus the USD as tax reform hopes and a strong U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) was released on Friday. The loonie..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 00:00
Taggar: dollar, dollar trade, loonie

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Flat After Loonie Rally Loses Steam


"The Canadian dollar fell slightly on Monday after the optimism surrounding the US tax reform has wavered as concerns about the debt load sapped the USD of momentum. The loonie was boosted on Friday by..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 23:36
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, loonie, rate, report

Little Change in Dollar after Long Thanksgiving Holiday Break


"The dollar turned into the final week of November, showing no overnight net movement against the loonie, Australian dollar or sterling, a dip of 0.1% against the euro and a 0.1% uptick relative to the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-27 17:47
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

US Dollar Falls Ahead of Federal Reserve Minutes


"US durable goods and Fed minute to guide greenback The USD has fallen across the board with commodity currencies the biggest movers against the greenback. The Aussie 0.40 percent, the kiwi 0.34 percen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-21 22:09
Taggar: aussie, currencies, durable goods, kiwi, loonie

A Better Market Tone


"There’s been a respite from the recent slide of equities. Japan’s Nikkei closed 1.5% higher, and the German Dax and Paris Cac are up 0.5% and 0.6%. The dollar shows mixed overnight changes..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 15:23
Taggar: dollar, loonie

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower on Weak Oil and Upcoming NAFTA Talks


"The Canadian dollar depreciated on Wednesday. The loonie lost 0.30 percent versus the greenback after solid inflation and strong retail sales data show the U.S. Federal Reserve is ready to announce a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 23:44
Taggar: dollar, inflation, loonie, rate, retail sales

Dollar, Pound and Most Equities Falter as a Ton of Economic Data Got Released


"The dollar rose 0.7% against sterling while posting losses overnight of 0.7% against the euro, 0.4% versus the Swiss franc, 0.2% vis-a-vis the Australian dollar, and 0.1% relative to the yen, loonie..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 17:04
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

A Rebound in Sovereign Bond Yields but Softer Stocks and Dollar


"The dollar fell 0.5% overnight against the yen, 0.3% versus the euro and Swiss franc and 0.1% relative to the loonie. The Australian dollar and sterling are unchanged, and the kiwi, yuan and peso dipp..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 16:23
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Dollar Mostly Up, Stocks and Bond Yields Mostly Lower


"The dollar climbed overnight by 0.5% against the Australian currency, 0.4% versus the loonie, peso and euro, 0.3% relative to the yen and sterling, 0.2% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc and 0.1% against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-08 15:37
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, profit

Korea, Saudi Arabia, Central Bank Meetings, and More Data


"Market Action: The dollar rose overnight by 0.5% against the Australian dollar, 0.4% versus the loonie, peso and euro, 0.3% relative to the yen and sterling, 0.2% against the Swiss franc and 0.1% agai..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-07 15:59
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Higher After Strong Jobs Report


"The Canadian dollar appreciated on Friday to reverse the trend from earlier in the week. The loonie gained 0.34 percent after the release of the Canadian jobs report. Statistics Canada showed that the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 22:13
Taggar: dollar, economy, loonie, report

Stocks and Commodities Up, Manufacturing PMIs Out, and FOMC Announcement on Tap


"On this All Saints Day, the dollar rose 0.5% to a 6-month high against the yen and also posted advances of 0.4% against the Swiss franc while moving above par and 0.3% relative to the euro. The dollar..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 17:09
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Mixed News at Month End


"The dollar traded up by 0.6% against the kiwi, 0.4% relative to the Swiss franc and Australian dollar, and 0.2% vis-a-vis the yen, euro and loonie. The dollar is unchanged against sterling and 0.3% an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 15:30
Taggar: dollar, dollar trade, kiwi, loonie, market, share

EUR/USD Dollar Lower Against Euro Awaiting ECB Decision


"European Central Bank Anticipated to Taper But Extend Duration The US dollar is mixed against major pairs on Wednesday. The greenback is weaker against the pound, euro, yen and Swiss franc and appreci..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 22:06
Taggar: aussie, bank, dollar, kiwi, loonie, pound, rate

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Drops After Wholesale Sales Miss and Dollar Resurgence


"The Canadian dollar is softer on Monday after last week’s events boosted the USD against the loonie. Tax reform optimism and a message from the Trump administration that a Fed Chair candidate wi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-23 21:49
Taggar: dollar, loonie

Dollar Climbs on Likelier U.S. Tax Reform


"The dollar benefited from several factors on Friday, climbing 0.7% against the yen, kiwi and Swiss franc, 0.6% versus the peso, 0.4% relative to the euro and Australian dollar, 0.2% against the loonie..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-20 14:03
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Mostly Firmer Dollar Tone


"The dollar recorded overnight gains of 0.5% against the yuan, 0.4% versus sterling, 0.3% relative to the euro, 0.2% vis-a-vis the loonie, swissie, and peso, and 0.1% versus the yen and Australian doll..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-17 14:07
Taggar: dollar, inflation, inflation reports, kiwi, loonie, report

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Higher After Jackson Hole Statements


"The Canadian dollar will end the week higher against the dollary after disappointing durable goods data in the US and few details out of the central bank summit in Jackson hole offered little support..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-25 22:37
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, durable goods, loonie, oil, point

A New Week Begins for Financial Markets and Trump Administration


"Markets mostly marked time at the start of August’s fourth week, digesting an incredible week in U.S. politics and awaiting the Jackson Hole central bank symposium that begins on Thursday. The d..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-21 13:52
Taggar: bank, dollar, loonie, market

Markets Remain Rattled by Concerns over the Political Direction of the United States


"The dollar lost 0.5% overnight against the yen, loonie, kiwi and Aussie dollar. The greenback also dipped 0.1% versus the euro, Swissy, yuan and sterling. Japan’s Nikkei dropped 1.2% or 232 poin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-18 15:25
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, point, swissy

Flood of Data on Final Business Day of April


"The dollar is mixed, with declines of 0.6% against the euro, 0.3% relative to the peso and Swiss franc and 0.2% vis-a-vis sterling but gains of 0.3% versus the yen, 0.2% against the kiwi and 0.1% rela..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-28 15:52
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Three Central Bank Meetings, Weaker Oil, and Several Data Releases


"The dollar is up 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.4% relative to the loonie, and 0.3% against the euru and Aussie dollar but flat against sterling and softer versus the peso. Stocks are slightly lower in the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 18:52
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower on Oil Drop and US Tax Plans Hope


"The Canadian dollar had a negative trading session on Monday. The loonie was pressured downwards as the price of oil retreated and the USD advanced on the hopes President Trump will present a tax refo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-24 22:18
Taggar: dollar, loonie, oil, trading

USDCAD Loonie Lower as Geopolitics Trump Gains Ahead of BOC


"The Canadian dollar surrendered its gains on Tuesday against its U.S. counterpart after posting a fresh one-week high, with trading confined to a narrow range ahead of Wednesday’s interest rate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-11 16:33
Taggar: bank, dollar, gold, loonie, rate, trading

Loonie Higher on Oil Gains Ahead of BOC Rate


"The Canadian dollar is trading higher against the US dollar on Monday (1.3333) after another supply disruption in Libya has boosted oil prices. Geopolitical risk continues to be a factor as US Preside..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-10 21:04
Taggar: dollar, loonie, oil, trading

Stronger Yen, Weaker Peso


"The dollar slipped 0.4% against the yen but gained 0.7% relative to Mexico’s currency. The dollar is 0.5% stronger versus the Australian dollar and has edged 0.1% higher vis-a-vis the loonie and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-04 16:23
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Japanese Tankan and a Slew of Manufacturing PMIs Reported


"The dollar gained over 1% further against the South African Rand and rose 0.6% overnight versus the kiwi. Other dollar advances thus far today amount to 0.4% relative to the loonie, 0.2% vis-a-vis ste..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-03 14:35
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Last Day of the Week, Month, Calendar Quarter, and Japanese Fiscal Year


"Shortly before the release of several U.S. indicators (personal spending and income, the PCE price deflator, the Chicago PMI, and the Reuters/U. Michigan consumer sentiment index) the dollar was uncha..."

Divergent Monetary Policies Lend Dollar Support


"The dollar is up 0.3% against the kiwi, 0.2% relative to the euro and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yen and loonie ahead of U.S. GDP data. Federal Reserve District Presidents Williams and Rosengren, who both rep..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-30 14:04
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, rate

Dollar in Retreat


"The dollar’s weaker again. The euro rose above $1.080 for the first time since February 2 and hit its best level since January 31. The greenback has fallen 0.9% against sterling, 0.7% relative t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-21 14:27
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Somewhat Softer Dollar in Wake of G20 Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Chiefs


"The dollar slipped overnight by 0.4% against the New Zealand and Australian dollars, 0.2% relative to the euro and sterling, and 0.1% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc. The dollar is unchanged against the loo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-20 14:05
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market

Lots of U.S. Data and a Yellen Press Conference This Ides of March


"The Federal Reserve will release new macroeconomic forecasts and  is expected to raise the fed funds target at 18:00 GMT, and the press conference begins a half hour later. The dollar softened overnig..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-15 15:07
Taggar: dollar, loonie

Dollar Up and Some Eye-Catching Data Results


"The dollar is trading higher, with gains of 0.6% against the Aussie currency, 0.5% relative to the yen, 0.4% versus the kiwi, 0.3% vis-a-vis the euro, loonie, peso and sterling, 0.2% against the Swiss..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-08 16:57
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point, trading

Dollar Mostly Higher but Only Slightly So


"The dollar shows overnight gains of 0.3% against the Swiss franc and sterling, 0.2% relative to the kiwi, and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yen, loonie and euro. The dollar fell 0.5% against the peso and 0.2% ve..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-07 15:48
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Monthend Data But Little Market Change Ahead of Tonight?s Speech by President Trump


"The dollar is unchanged against the euro, yuan and peso, down 0.4% against the yen, but up 0.4% relative to the Swiss franc. The greenback edged up 0.2% versus the loonie and sterling and 0.1% vis-a-v..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-28 15:48
Taggar: dollar, loonie

Stocks, Bond Yields and Dollar Down But Gold Strengthens Further


"Investors turned cautious as the third full week of February wound down. The dollar has lost 0.4% against the Aussie dollar, 0.3% relative to the yen and euro and 0.2% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc. The y..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-24 15:13
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, loonie, share

Stronger Dollar and a Few Central Bank Policy Meetings


"The theme of tightening Fed policy and looser U.S. fiscal policy returned to the fore, lifting the dollar overnight by 1.1% against the euro, 0.8% versus the Swiss franc, loonie and sterling, 0.6% rel..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-07 15:19
Taggar: dollar, loonie

CAD Weaker on Lower Energy Awaiting Trade and Jobs Data


"The Canadian dollar weakened against its U.S. counterpart on Monday as oil prices slipped and bond yields set a one-week low, with investors awaiting December trade data due on Tuesday for signs of mo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-06 17:24
Taggar: currency, dollar, loonie, oil

U.S. Labor Statistics, Service-Sector PMIs, and a Focus on Some Central Banks


"The dollar rose modestly overnight ahead of the U.S. jobs data, gaining 0.4% against the kiwi, 0.3% versus the yen, Swissie and sterling, 0.2% relative to the euro, loonie and Australian dollar, and 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-03 15:58
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar Falls Broadly Except Against Sterling


"The dollar lost 1.2% against the Australian dollar, 0.8% relative to the euro, 0.7% vis-a-vis the yen, 0.5% versus the kiwi, 0.6% against the Mexican peso, 0.4% relative to the Swissie, and 0.3% versu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-02 15:22
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, report

Dollar Retreats but European Stocks Rise Strongly


"The dollar fell 0.6% against sterling, 0.5% relative to the yen, 0.4% vis-a-vis the loonie and kiwi and 0.3% against the euro, Swiss franc, yuan and Mexican peso. Yesterday’s tightening of Turki..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-25 15:26
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

A Fearful Market as Trump Gets Down to Business


"The dollar traded down 1.3% against the peso, 0.8% against the yuan, 0.8% relative to the yen, 0.6% vis-a-vis sterling, 0.4% against the kiwi, 0.3% versus the euro, Swissie and loonie, and by 0.2% aga..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-23 15:10
Taggar: currency, dollar, dollar trade, kiwi, loonie, point

China Releases a Whole Lot of Data as World Awaits Trump?s Inauguration


"At 17:00 GMT (noon EST), Donald J. Trump will officially become the 45th president of the United States. The dollar rose overnight by 0.6% against the New Zealand dollar, 0.4% versus the loonie, 0.3%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-20 15:08
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, loonie

Better Session for the Dollar


"Following sharp losses on Tuesday, the dollar prior to the release of U.S. CPI figures shows a recovery of 0.9% against sterling, 0.8% relative to the peso, 0.5% vis-a-vis the loonie and yen, and 0.2%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-18 14:57
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, cpi, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Markets Calmer than Yesterday


"After slumping Thursday, the dollar is unchanged today against the yen, Australian dollar, loonie and sterling. The greenback slipped a mere 0.2% against the euro, Swissie and peso since Thursday̵..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-13 15:20
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

U.S. Jobs Day Culminates First Week of 2017


"Prior to the Labor Dept report, the dollar showed overnight gains of 0.5% against the yen and sterling, 0.6% versus the yuan and 0.2% relative to the euro, Swissie and loonie. Lesser changes were reco..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-06 15:56
Taggar: aussie, dollar, loonie, report

Dollar Drops Against Yen, Yuan and Peso


"The dollar fell overnight by 1.3% against the Mexican peso, 0.7% relative to the Japanese yen and 0.6% vis-a-vis the Chinese yuan. The U.S. currency also lost 0.2% to the Swiss franc and 0.1% versus t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-05 16:04
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Lower Dollar as Investors Await FOMC Minutes


"The dollar depreciated overnight by 0.8% against the loonie, 0.5% relative to the yuan and kiwi, 0.4% versus sterling, 0.3% vis-a-vis the euro and 0.2% against the yen and Australian dollar. Japan reo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-04 16:02
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Closing the Book on a Year of Surprise


"The dollar and yen slipped on this final session of 2016. The U.S. currency rose 0.3% against the yen overnight but otherwise depreciated 0.5% against the euro and Swiss franc, 0.4% versus sterling, 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-30 16:08
Taggar: currency, dollar, loonie, market

Dollar, Bond Yields, and Japanese Nikkei Slip


"The dollar fell overnight by a further 0.5% against the yen, 0.4% relative to the euro, Aussie dollar and kiwi, 0.3% versus the loonie, peso and Swiss franc, 0.2% against sterling and 0.1% relative to..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-29 15:02
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

Time Out for the Holidays


"The dollar is unchanged against the euro and Swiss franc, up 0.2% relative to the yen and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yuan and Mexican peso but down 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.3% versus the Aussie dollar and 0.2..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-26 17:53
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Dollar and Sterling Strengthen but Oil Steps Back


"The dollar is unchanged against the pound but up 0.4% against the yen, loonie, kiwi and Australian dollar. The U.S. currency also rose 0.2% overnight relative to the euro and Swiss franc. An appeal is..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-06 19:06
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, pound

Canadian Dollar Waiting on OPEC Decision


"USD putting pressure on oil and metals as OPEC debates agreement Commodity currencies have depreciated as global prices of oil and gold have dropped against a recovering U.S. dollar following the U.S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-29 20:36
Taggar: currencies, dollar, economy, gold, loonie, oil

Super Dollar at the Expense of Bonds, Commodities and Now Even Stocks


"The dollar hit overnight highs of JPY 110.94 and 1.0581 per euro. The dollar climbed 0.9% against the loonie, 0.4% relative to the Australian currency, and 0.2% versus sterling. The dollar advanced 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-18 15:15
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, loonie, point, rate

Rotation in Investment Strategies Extended


"The dollar continued to climb, gaining overnight by 1.0% against the yen, 0.9% versus the Swiss franc, 0.8% relative to the euro, 0.7% vis-a-vis sterling, 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.3% versus the Mexica..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-14 15:35
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Canadian Dollar Rises After CETA Back on Track and Oil Surges


"The Canadian dollar strengthened against its U.S. counterpart on Thursday as oil rose, while a breakthrough on a free-trade agreement with the European Union improved the longer term outlook for the l..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-27 16:25
Taggar: dollar, loonie, oil

Bond Selloff Gathers Impetus


"Investor caution has shifted from stocks to bonds. Dollar changes against currencies of other advanced economies have been limited. Several emerging market currencies — e.g. the rand and won ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-27 15:50
Taggar: currencies, dollar, loonie, market

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Higher After US Consumer Confidence Stumbles


"The Canadian dollar is slightly higher versus the U.S. dollar after comments from Stephen Poloz were retracted yesterday afternoon. The idea that the Bank of Canada (BoC) would stand pat for a year an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-25 22:34
Taggar: bank, dollar, loonie

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower After CETA Evaporates


"The Canadian dollar is lower after oil prices retreat and Fed Members talk up December rate hike The loonie started the week on a negative tone. The Canadian currency is lower versus the USD as member..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-24 21:08
Taggar: currency, dollar, loonie, oil, rate

Stocks and Commodities Up, Dollar and Bond Yields Down


"The dollar eased overnight against the currencies of other advanced economies. Losses of 1.1% against the kiwi and 1.0% versus sterling led this move. The dollar also fell 0.7% relative to the Austral..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-18 13:34
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie, pound

OANDA MP ? Indices Survive Initial Threat (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about today’s US economic data, BoE Governor Carney comments, US earnings and gives his analysis on FTSE 100, S&P 500, Dow 30, USDJPY and EURJPY char..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 17:17
Taggar: analysis, loonie, market, pound, retail sales

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Flat After Release of Fed Minutes


"The Canadian dollar traded in a tight range as the market was ready to dig into the minutes from the September Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting. The loonie ended flat against the greenback..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-12 22:44
Taggar: dollar, dollar trade, loonie, market, rate

OANDA MP ? USD Slips on Goldilocks Report (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam reflects on the sterling “flash crash” overnight and discusses the September US jobs report. He also gives his analysis on GBPUSD, USDJPY and Gold. USD/CA..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-07 17:29
Taggar: analysis, gold, loonie, market, report

OANDA MP ? Meltdown Continues in Gold (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about today’s moves in GBPUSD, USDJPY and Gold on what is otherwise a quite day ahead of tomorrow’s NFP release. USD/CAD ? Loonie Edges Lower, Canad..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-06 16:20
Taggar: gold, loonie, market, report

Waiting for Friday?s U.S. Jobs Report


"The dollar firmed 0.4% against the Swiss franc and Aussie dollar, 0.3% relative to sterling, 0.2% versus the euro, loonie and kiwi, and 0.1% against the yen. Chinese markets remain closed. Tomorrow..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-06 13:38
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, oil, report

Key Reasons Why USD/CAD is Poised to Break Out to the Upside


"Investors are looking at the future - what are the factors likely to affect the loonie? "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-21 08:38
Taggar: loonie

Digesting More Data


"The dollar is holding steady against the euro, Swiss franc and yuan, down 0.5% versus the loonie, but 0.6% stronger against sterling. The dollar has also advanced 0.4% against the yen and Australian d..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-13 14:26
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

CAD Rises as Oil Rises After Lower US Inventories


"he risk-sensitive Canadiandollar was little changed against its U.S. counterpart onThursday as oil prices rose and equity markets dipped. The loonie’s steady performance follows a retreat from a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-08 17:04
Taggar: bank, dollar, loonie, market, oil

ECB Fails to Ease.. Several Japanese and Chinese Indicators Reported


"The dollar fell overnight by 0.6% against the Australian dollar, 0.5% relative to the euro, 0.3% versus the Swissie, and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yen, loonie and sterling. The yuan is steady. Share prices a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-08 14:32
Taggar: dollar, loonie, share

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower After BoC Holds Rate


"The Canadian dollar was slightly lower on Wednesday after the Bank of Canada (BoC) held the benchmark interest rate unchanged at 0.50 percent. Oil prices bounced 1.4 percent and helped the loonie stay..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-07 22:44
Taggar: bank, dollar, loonie, oil, rate, trading

Stronger New Zealand Dollar


"Several currencies strengthened against the U.S. dollar, led by the kiwi and not including the euro. The greenback lost 0.7% against the New Zealand dollar, 0.3% relative to the loonie, yen and sterli..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-23 12:58
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar Up But Stocks Lower


"The dollar rose overnight by 0.9% against the Aussie dollar, 0.4% relative to the loonie, yuan and sterling, 0.3% versus the yen and Swiss franc and 0.2% against the kiwi and euro. In European stock m..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-19 13:45
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, share

Dollar Ranges So Far in 2016


"After the close of yesterday, five-eighths of 2016 had been completed. Up to that point, the dollar had ranged considerably more widely against the yen, sterling loonie, Aussie dollar and kiwi than ag..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-16 18:52
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point, spread, trading

OANDA MP ? Oil Higher on Saudi Remarks (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam gives an update on oil following comments from the Saudi Oil Minister and reflects on today’s economic data. USD/CAD ? Loonie Ticks Higher, Canadian Housing Rep..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-11 16:24
Taggar: loonie, market, oil, report

Softer Kiwi after New Zealand Rate Cut


"The dollar advanced 0.4% against the New Zealand dollar, 0.3% versus the euro, yen and sterling, and 0.1% relative to the Swiss franc, Aussie dollar and yuan.  The greenback is 0.1% lower against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-11 13:35
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, loonie, point, rate

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower Despite Oil Surge


"The Canadian dollar was slightly lower on Monday as the post U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) boost for the dollar kept going strong. A weaker than expected Canadian building permits did the loonie no fav..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-08 22:17
Taggar: dollar, loonie

Dollar Slightly Softer Ahead of U.S. Jobs and Trade Data


"The dollar overnight lost 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.4% versus the Aussie dollar and sterling and 0.2% relative to the yen and euro.  The dollar is steady against the loonie, Swiss franc and yuan. Stock..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-05 14:18
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Higher Ahead of US Jobs Report


"The Canadian dollar appreciated on Thursday after the price of oil gained 1.7 percent after a higher than expected drawdown from gasoline inventories in the U.S. yesterday. The correlation between ene..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-04 22:59
Taggar: bank, dollar, employment, loonie, oil, report

Sterling Falls after Bank of England Eases


"The mixed dollar shows gains of 1.4% against sterling, 0.3% versus the euro, 0.2% relative to the yuan and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yen, loonie and Swiss franc but losses of 0.9% against the Australian doll..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-04 14:28
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Flat After Volatile Return From Holiday


"The Canadian dollar had a volatile trading return from the civic holiday. The USD/CAD broke above the 1.31 price level. Economic surveys were positive for the loonie, but the biggest impact at the beg..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-02 23:10
Taggar: dollar, economy, loonie, trading

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower as British Political Stability Returns


"The Canadian dollar started the week depreciating against the United States dollar. The greenback advanced 0.541 percent in the last 24 hours. The loonie is getting limited support from the price of e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-11 17:00
Taggar: dollar, loonie, trading

Sterling and Oil Slammed?Funds Seeking Bonds and Yen


"The dollar rose 1.7% against sterling but fell 0.9% relative to the yen.  The greenback has also risen 1.0% against the loonie, 0.9% relative to the Aussie dollar and kiwi.  Dollar/euro and dollar/Swi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-05 17:19
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, gold, kiwi, loonie, oil

USD/CAD Loonie Lower But Stable as Oil Losses Ground


"The Canadian dollar has found some stability after the Brexit voter outcome trigged a wave of risk aversion in global markets on late Thursday. The loonie continues to lower to the USD as the latter h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-28 19:33
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market, oil

Post-Brexit Market Moves Reversed Slightly Ahead of EU Council Meeting


"The dollar settled back 0.9% against sterling and the kiwi, 0.8% versus the Australian currency, 0.7% relative to the loonie, and 0.6% vis-a-vis the euro and yen.  The yuan and Swiss are mostly unchan..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-28 13:36
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, point

USD/CAD Loonie Stable After Brexit Shock as Oil Retreats


"USD/CAD Loonie Stable After Brexit Shock as Oil Retreats The Canadian dollar plunged after the Brexit news hit the markets. Risk aversion triggered a demand for safe haven assets like the USD, JPY, CH..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-24 18:03
Taggar: dollar, gold, loonie, market, oil

Big Market Moves on Brexit Day


"Polls have opened in the U.K. where voters are deciding whether to remain in the EU or leave.  Polls close at 10 PM local time.  Markets are positioned for a “remain” outcome. The dollar r..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-23 14:10
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market

Modestly Softer Dollar


"Dollar slippage so far today amounts to 0.6% against the Aussie dollar, 0.5% versus the kiwi, 0.4% relative to sterling and the euro, 0.3% vis-a-vis the yen and loonie and 0.2% against the yuan. Janet..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-22 13:01
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, economy, financial, kiwi, loonie

Stocks Up, Sterling Up and Dollar Mostly Down


"Sterling recovered around 1%.  Today’s released polls showed voters narrowing favoring staying in the EU, whereas yesterday’s releases gave an edge to the “leave” camp. The dol..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-07 13:43
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

USD/CAD Loonie Lower on Thin UK/US Holiday Liquidity


"The loonie started the week lower as the Memorial Day holiday will severely limit liquidity. The week promises to be full of trading activity for all major pairs, but for now the is the calm before th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-30 23:01
Taggar: bank, loonie, rate, trading

Waiting for Yellen


"Markets await clarification of FOMC policy when Chair Yellen speaks today at Harvard. The dollar rose 0.5% against the loonie but is otherwise very narrowly mixed. West Texas Intermediate oil and Come..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-27 13:18
Taggar: dollar, gold, loonie, market, oil, point

USD/CAD ? Loonie Under Pressure Ahead of Bank of Canada Statement


"The Canadian dollar reassumed normal trading conditions after the Victoria day long weekend. The loonie has underperformed against the U.S. dollar as Canadian growth has slowed down and the Fed minute..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-24 22:36
Taggar: bank, dollar, loonie, market, rate, trading

USD/CAD Loonie Falls After Minutes Put June Rate Hike Back On Table


"The Canadian dollar finished almost 1 percent lower against the USD on Wednesday on a day that saw plenty of action. The unexpected rise in crude inventories in the U.S. hit oil prices and the loonie..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-18 23:13
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market, oil

Japanese GDP Growth in 4Q Beat Expectations. Ezone Inflation Negative. Awaiting FOMC Minutes


"The dollar strengthened overnight by 0.7% against the Australian dollar, 0.5% relative to the kiwi and loonie, 0.4% vis-a-vis the euro, 0.3% against the yen 0.2% versus the yuan and 0.1% relative to s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-18 13:55
Taggar: dollar, gold, kiwi, loonie, oil

Dour Data but Stocks Up


"The dollar rose overnight by 0.6% against the yen and kiwi, 0.3% versus the Swiss franc, 0.2% relative to the loonie and 0.1% against the euro.  The dollar is down 0.3% against the Australian dol..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-10 14:04
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

USD/CAD Loonie Higher After Soft US Manufacturing Data


"The loonie remains range bound at the top of the week ahead of U.S. employment data. U.S. ISM and construction data was mixed for the USD while the Canadian PMI was CAD positive. The U.S. manufacturin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-02 18:15
Taggar: employment, loonie

Investors Shocked by BOJ?s Decision Not to Ease Policy Further


"The yen climbed 2.6% against both the dollar and euro, the Japanese Nikkei plunged 3.6%, and the 10-year JGB yield fell 3 basis points to -0.09%. The dollar otherwise fell 1.2% against the kiwi and is..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-28 17:59
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

USD/CAD Loonie Flying High Ahead of FOMC


"The Canadian Dollar Rose to a 10 Month High After Oil Price Surge The USD weakness ahead of the April Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) on Wednesday, April 27 2:00 pm EDT has given the CAD some tra..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-27 16:09
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market, oil, trading

USD/CAD Loonie Lower Awaiting FOMC and Canadian GDP


"The Canadian dollar retreated at the start of the week as it gave up the gains from Friday’s strong inflation and retail sales data. The loonie had a horrible start to 2016 after the price of oi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-25 22:33
Taggar: currency, dollar, inflation, loonie, oil, retail sales

A Weak Yen and Lackluster PMI Reports


"The yen has declined 1.0% on balance against the dollar on unconfirmed reports that the Bank of Japan will announce fresh stimulus next week including the expansion of sub-zero interest rates to its l..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-22 13:53
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, currencies, dollar, loonie, rate, report

Currency Outlook Highly Dependent on Price of Oil


"Juxtaposed against rising oil prices, the dollar has depreciated around 2.5% on a trade-weighted basis over the past month.  The U.S. currency has declined by similar percentages against the yen..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-19 20:30
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, oil

Profit-Taking Friday


"Investors were in a more sober mood at week’s end. The dollar fell back 1.0% against the kiwi, 0.7% relative to the won, 0.5% versus the yen, 0.3% vis-a-vis the Aussie dollar and sterling, and 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-15 14:40
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Rise of CAD Makes Bank of Canada Job Easier


"The Canadian Dollar Is Gaining Ahead of the Central Bank Rate Announcement. The Bank of Canada (BoC) is expected to keep the benchmark interest rate unchanged at 0.50 percent on Wednesday, April 13 at..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-12 21:45
Taggar: announcement, bank, dollar, loonie, rate

Oil Price Retreat Extended


"West Texas Intermediate crude oil slid another 2% and is trading about 7% below last Wednesday’s close.  Gold (down 0.3%) and most metals are lower, too, adding to the heaviness of commodit..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-29 14:21
Taggar: currencies, dollar, gold, loonie, oil, trading

USD/CAD ? Loonie Higher After Oil Recovers


"The Canadian dollar had a positive start of the trading week as U.S. data was softer and the price of energy recovered during the North American trading session. The loonie has been on the back foot d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-28 22:51
Taggar: dollar, loonie, trading

USD/CAD Loonie Lower After Canadian Federal Budget No Longer Promising Return to Surplus


"The loonie had a volatile day after the Brussel terrorist attacks shocked the world. The release of the Canadian Federal Budget, the first by the Liberal government, delivered on its promise to spend..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-22 23:06
Taggar: bank, loonie, rate

USD/CAD Loonie Weaker Ahead of FOMC After Oil Tumble


"Loonie’s high correlation to Oil price drags currency lower The USD has advanced 0.60 percent versus the CAD in the last 24 hours. The currency pair is trading at 1.3359. The drop in oil prices..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-15 22:10
Taggar: currency, currency pair, loonie, oil, trading

Mostly Firmer Dollar as Markets Eye U.S. Primaries and Upcoming FOMC and BOJ Meetings


"There’s been a 12.7% devaluation of the Egyptian pound.  The U.S. currency has risen against a wide array of other emerging market currencies, too, as investors upgrade the probability of furthe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-14 16:54
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, pound

USD/CAD Loonie Rises After Bank of Canada and Higher Oil Prices


"The Canadian dollar advanced versus the USD after the Bank of Canada announced the benchmark interest rate would remain unchanged at 0.50 percent. The USD/CAD traded below 1.33 as the loonie also got..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-09 01:07
Taggar: bank, dollar, loonie, oil, rate

USD/CAD ? Loonie Soars as NFP Wage Growth Disappoints


"The Canadian Dollar was Boosted by Strong Non Resource Exports as US Employment Falters The loonie had a positive week as it is trading at levels not seen since early December of last year. The price..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-04 23:12
Taggar: dollar, employment, loonie, oil, trading

USD/CAD ? Loonie Follows Oil Price Surge


"The U.S. dollar depreciated 0.539 percent versus the Canadian dollar in a the last 24 hours that saw the loonie follow the developments in the price of oil. The USD/CAD is trading at the day’s l..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-24 23:38
Taggar: dollar, loonie, oil, trading

USD/CAD ? Loonie Ends Lower After Low Retail Sales and USD Comeback


"USD/CAD – Loonie Ends Week Lower After Low Retail Sales and USD Comeback The Canadian dollar had a week of up and downs heavy correlated to the price of crude. The Organization of the Petroleum..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-19 00:08
Taggar: dollar, loonie, oil, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Loonie Retreats After OECD Growth Forecast Cut


"The loonie gave back some of the gains from Wednesday as the price of energy remains volatile. The aftermath of the release of the dovish minutes from the FOMC and comments from Iran supporting the Or..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-18 23:12
Taggar: loonie, oil

USD/CAD Loonie Lower After Renewed Oil Tumble


"Canadian markets were back online and the loonie did not fare well agains the big dollar as oil fell following the announcement of an oil deal between Russia and some members of the Organization of th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-16 00:27
Taggar: announcement, dollar, loonie, market, oil

USD/CAD ? Loonie Rises After OPEC Cooperation Comment


"The USD/CAD had been caught in a range between 1.3990 and 1.3950 with the loonie fighting to stay below the 1.40 price level. The price of oil suddenly depreciated at 2:30 pm which is when a shocking..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-11 23:22
Taggar: loonie, oil, rate

USD/CAD ? Loonie Decouples from Oil Price Fall


"The loonie was not dragged down by a tumble in oil prices and managed to eke out gains after the Canadian and U.S. bond yield spreads narrowed due to the softness of the big dollar. The USD was being..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-09 00:35
Taggar: dollar, loonie, oil, spread

USD/CAD ? Loonie Slightly Lower After Oil Drop


"The USD was under pressure at the start of the week, but the CAD was not of the currencies that capitalized on the big dollar’s pain. Commodity prices tumbled and with that any hopes of loonie g..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-08 23:45
Taggar: currencies, dollar, gold, loonie

Mark Time March Ahead of U.S. Jobs Report


"In a week that’s seen the dollar drop its most in several years, the U.S. currency shows scant net change overnight, dipping 0.1% versus the loonie, Swissie and kiwi while edging 0.1% higher aga..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-05 15:23
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

USD/CAD ? Loonie Rises as US Data Takes Down USD


"Disappointing Data Questions Fed Decision to Hike as USD Tumbles The loonie is rising today thanks in no small part to two factors. The softer ISM Non-manufacturing data has slowed down and missed exp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-03 23:02
Taggar: loonie, oil, point

USD/CAD ? Loonie Under Pressure as Oil Tumbles


"Mondays CAD decoupling from the price of oil proved to be a mirage. With both West Texas and Brent crude falling by more than 4 percent the Loonie lost ground versus the USD in the Tuesday trading ses..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-02 21:33
Taggar: day trading, loonie, oil, trading

USD/CAD Loonie Caught between OPEC-Russia Deal and Oil Supply Glut


"The Canadian dollar had a net positive day on Thursday with oil prices again dictating the fate of the loonie. Talks of cooperation between theOrganization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-28 23:01
Taggar: dollar, loonie, oil, rate

Oil Proxy CAD Gets A Lift On Russian Comments


"Crude market caught short after Russian comments Loonie breaks psychological C$1.40 handle with ease Russian oil minister Novak is crossing on the wires and discussing the proposed OPEC/Non-OPEC meeti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-28 16:37
Taggar: loonie, market, oil

USD/CAD Loonie Surges After Oil Recovers on Demand Optimism


"Central bank rhetoric and cold weather boosted crude prices benefiting the CAD The loonie will finish the week of January 25 on a strong note versus major pairs. Boosted by the recovery of oil prices..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-22 23:50
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, indicators, loonie, oil

USD/CAD Loonie Soars as Oil Rebounds


"The USD/CAD lost 1.52 percent in the last 24 hours. The recovery of the price of oil boosted the loonie versus the dollar. The move is not considered to be a permanent trend as downside risks remain f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-21 23:28
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, loonie, oil

Some Market Relief after Chinese Data Announced


"The eagerly awaited Chinese economic data confirmed slower growth late in 2015 but not as much so as feared.  Chinese data are notoriously distrusted, so one has to wonder how long today’s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-19 14:54
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

USD/CAD Loonie Dragged Lower by Plummeting Oil Prices


"BOC Rate Cut Expectation Rise After Oil Drop Takes Loonie to 13 Year Low The USD/CAD has appreciated 2.71 percent this week. The Loonie is caught in a downward spiral that was triggered by the drop in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-15 21:52
Taggar: loonie, oil, rate

USD/CAD Loonie Continues Downward Trend as US Oil Inventories Expand


"The loonie depreciated versus the U.S. dollar on Wednesday by 0.529 percent in the last 24 hours. The USD/CAD touched session highs of 1.4380 after the Department of Energy released crude oil inventor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-13 00:24
Taggar: dollar, loonie, oil

USD/CAD Loonie Sinks to 13 Year Low As Oil Drops Below $30


"The USD advanced 0.353 versus the CAD in the last 24 hours. The USD/CAD touched multi-year highs (1.4316) as the price of oil continues to tumble as supply is far outstripping demand around the globe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-12 23:22
Taggar: currency, loonie, oil

USD/CAD Loonie Weaker After Oil Plummets Below $31


"The USD advanced 0.242 versus the CAD in the past 24 hours. The fall in the price of oil, which tumbled 4.323 dragged the loonie lower. The Canadian economy has faced tougher challenges as the price o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-11 23:57
Taggar: economy, loonie, market, oil

USD/CAD Loonie Awaits Employment Data in US And Canada


"The Loonie briefly touched 12 year lows against the USD as the price of energy kept falling and the volatility of the Chinese stock market caused waves around the world. The USD/CAD traded at 1.4170 b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-07 00:45
Taggar: bank, loonie, market, oil

USD/CAD Loonie Breaks Through 1.41 After Weak Oil Despite Cautions Fed


"The Loonie fell to a 12 year low even as the Canadian trade balance showed a positive shrinking of the trade deficit. Canadian exports grew for the first time in four months narrowing the gap to $1.99..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-06 23:47
Taggar: loonie, trade balance

Euro Weakens and Equities Remain on Tenterhooks


"The euro weakened overnight by 0.8% against the dollar and 1.2% relative to the yen.  The U.S. currency has otherwise appreciated 0.7% versus the Swiss franc, 0.5% vis-a-vis the kiwi and 0.3% aga..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-05 15:37
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

USD/CAD Oil Market Turmoil Has Loonie Close to 1.40


"The USD/CAD managed to trade in a range between 1.38 and barely below 1.40 in the final two weeks of 2015. The uncertainty about the price of oil and the decision by the Federal Reserve to finally hik..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-04 23:32
Taggar: currency, loonie, oil, rate

December and 2015 in Figures


"Between the end of November and end of December, long-term interest rates rise in Switzerland, Germany, Britain and the United States but fell in Canada and Japan.  Three-month rates adjusted almost f..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-04 19:27
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, rate

Waning Days of 2015


"There’s not much to report on this penultimate day of the year.  In market action around the world, Overnight changes in the dollar include gains of 0.2% against the loonie and kiwi, a 0.1%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-30 14:48
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, report

Euro Resistance Near $1.1000 Continuing


"The dollar is unchanged against the euro, Swiss franc, Chinese renminbi, and Japanese yen.  The euro’s uptrend has met repeated resistance around $1.097. Spain’s unsettled political o..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-29 14:09
Taggar: currencies, dollar, loonie

Week Starting Slowly


"The British, Australian, Canadian and New Zealand markets are closed in observance of Boxing Day. The dollar is 0.7% stronger against the loonie but has slipped 0.4% relative to the euro.  The U..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-28 14:41
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Christmas Day, Little Else to Say


"Outside of Japan, where several indicators were reported, Christmas 2015 has been a quiet day in the marketplace. The dollar recorded dips of 0.3% overnight against the loonie and 0.1% versus the kiwi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-25 16:46
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, indicators, kiwi, loonie, market, report

Narrowly Mixed Dollar


"The biggest dollar move overnight is a 0.5% slide against sterling.  Otherwise, the U.S. currency is down 0.2% versus the loonie and 0.1% relative to the yen, unchanged vis-a-vis the yuan, and up..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-23 13:59
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, oil

Quiet Start to Holiday-Riddled Week


"The dollar is unchanged against the euro, yen, loonie and yuan.  The U.S. currency gained 0.2% relative to the Swiss franc and 0.1% versus the Aussie dollar and sterling but edged down 0.1% vis-a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-21 16:35
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Markets Confused and Fearful about the Coming Year


"Noontime in New York finds U.S. equities down over 1.0%, the ten-year Treasury yield off two basis points, and the dollar depressed by 1.3% against the yen, 1.0% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.8% relativ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-19 03:06
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point, share

Markets Confused and Fearful about the Coming Year


"Noontime in New York finds U.S. equities down over 1.0%, the ten-year Treasury yield off two basis points, and the dollar depressed by 1.3% against the yen, 1.0% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.8% relativ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-18 19:21
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point, share

Focus on Both Data and Central Banks


"The dollar showed a mixed performance overnight, falling by 1.0% and 0.6% against the Australian and New Zealand dollars, holding steady versus the yen and sterling, and rising 0.7% relative to the eu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-10 18:12
Taggar: dollar, loonie

USD/CAD Loonie Dragged Lower as Oil Falls After OPEC Fails to Curb Production


"The USD/CAD touched 12 year highs after Friday’s economic indicators favoured the USD and put the Canadian currency in a tough spot. The USD/CAD has appreciated 1.06 percent in the past twenty f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-07 20:19
Taggar: currency, indicators, loonie

USD/CAD Loonie Awaiting US and Canadian Employment Data


"The USD/CAD appreciated slightly on a volatile day in the forex market. Most of the action was on the other side of the Atlantic as the failure by the European Central Bank (ECB) to convincingly use a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-03 01:06
Taggar: bank, forex, forex market, loonie, market

USD/CAD Loonie Appreciates Despite Lower Oil Price


"Canadian Current Account Deficit Shrinks in Third Quarter The Loonie was higher versus the USD after the Canadian current account balance posted a 16.2 billion deficit. The deficit shrank from last qu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-30 23:11
Taggar: loonie, trade balance

Month Ending with Usual Flurry of Data Reports


"Overnight dollar movement ranges from declines of 0.9% against the kiwi, 0.6% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.2% relative to the loonie and 0.1% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc to rises of 0.5% against sterling..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-30 18:01
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

USD/CAD Loonie Slightly Higher on US Thanksgiving Despite Softer Oil Prices


"The USD depreciated 0.0632 percent versus the CAD during the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday. There was little trading volume during the session. The USD/CAD traded in a range between 1.3320 and 1.3280. The..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-26 21:50
Taggar: dollar, loonie, oil, trading

USD/CAD Loonie Flies Higher After Oil and Gold Rally


"USD/CAD Loonie Flies Higher After Oil and Gold Rally Turmoil in the Middle East as Turkey Downs Russian Aircraft Geopolitical tension triggered a surge in crude prices after Turkey confirmed it had sh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-24 23:43
Taggar: gold, loonie, oil

USD/CAD Loonie Higher As US Inflation Fail to Spur USD Gains


"USD/CAD Loonie Higher As US Inflation Fail to Spur USD Gains Canadian Currency Losing Oil Support Ahead of Fed Minutes The CAD recovered after yesterday losses after lower than expected Canadian manuf..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-17 00:04
Taggar: currency, economy, inflation, loonie, oil

Aussie Dollar Rose and Oil Price Fell


"Australia’s currency strengthened 1.0% against its U.S. counterpart on strong labor market data.  Australia’s jobless rate fell 0.3 percentage points to 5.9%, and 58.6K jobs were crea..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-12 14:49
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, point, rate

USD/CAD at 1.3265 Awaiting Canadian Housing Prices


"The USD/CAD pair didn’t see a lot of action on Wednesday with an American and Canadian Bank Holidays. The Loonie has gained this week after last Friday’s U.S. non farm payrolls exceeded ex..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-11 23:39
Taggar: bank, loonie, rate, trading

Chinese CPI Inflation Fell to 5-Month Low


"The dollar showed little net change overnight, firming 0.3% against the euro and 0.1% relative to the Swiss franc, falling 0.1% vis-a-vis the loonie, Aussie dollar and sterling, and staying flat versu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-10 15:16
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

USD/CAD Higher After Softer Canadian Housing Starts in October


"The USD/CAD depreciated as Asian markets started trading on Monday but the loonie lost some traction as Canadian housing starts were released with a 14 percent drop from September to October. New home..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-09 20:44
Taggar: loonie, market, trading

Several Trade Reports and an OECD Semi-Annual Outlook


"The dollar is mostly softer.  Stocks are mostly lower, but gold, oil, and some bond yields are up. The dollar depreciated overnight by 0.4% against the euro and kiwi, 0.3% versus sterling and the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-09 15:12
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, gold, kiwi, loonie, oil

Mostly Firmer Dollar Ahead of U.S. Jobs Report


"The U.S. currency shows overnight gains of 0.6% relative to sterling, 0.3% vis-a-vis the loonie, 0.2% versus the yen and 0.1% against the euro, Swissie and yuan.  The dollar is 0.1% softer agains..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-06 15:06
Taggar: currency, dollar, loonie, report

USD/CAD Rangebound Ahead of NFP


"The loonie has been under pressure after the October FOMC statement reintroduced the possibility of a rate hike in December. Comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen during her testimony befor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-05 21:58
Taggar: loonie, oil, rate

Service Sector PMI Reports and Fed Official Remarks Head Wednesday?s Action


"Yellen, Fisher, Dudley and Hacker speak publicly today, creating plenty of opportunity for affirming likeliness of a December Federal Reserve interest rate hike. The has risen by 0.4% against the euro..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-04 14:26
Taggar: kiwi, loonie, rate

USD/CAD Loonie Higher After Oil Price Boost Ahead of Trade Balance


"Canadian dollar higher after oil surge following supply concerns The loonie got a boost from energy prices today as it started the trading session losing ground versus the USD and headed north of 1.31..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-03 22:15
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market, oil, trading

Dollar Mixed Ahead of FOMC Statement


"The dollar is down 0.3% against the euro and loonie and 0.1% relative to the yen, but the U.S. currency has also risen by 0.7% against the Aussie dollar, 0.5% vis-a-vis the kiwi and 0.1% against the y..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-28 13:50
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Softer Energy Prices, Stronger Yen


"West Texas Intermediate oil fell 1.2% to $43.98 per barrel, and natural gas costs slipped to a three-year low. The yen is 06% stronger against the dollar, which otherwise firmed 0.2% relative to the l..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-27 14:03
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, loonie, oil, share

Further Evidence of the German Economic Resilience


"The dollar fell overnight by 0.4% against the yen, loonie and kiwi, 0.3%relative to the euro and 0.2% against sterling. Share prices rose in the Pacific Rim but mostly are down in Europe.  The changes..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-26 13:51
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, point, rate, share

Firmer Dollar and Stocks


"The dollar rose overnight by 0.9% against the kiwi, 0.7% versus the Australian dollar, 0.4% relative to the loonie and sterling, 0.3% relative to the euro, 0.2% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc and 0.1% agai..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-16 13:11
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

New Wave of Volatility and More Disinflationary Data


"Yesterday’s plunge in oil prices has been followed by news of a 20.4% on-year decline in Chinese import prices and a 1.1% slide in the Aussie dollar against its U.S. counterpart. The greenback i..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-13 14:37
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, oil

German and Japanese Current Account Data and a Bank of England Decision


"The dollar fell overnight by 0.5% against the Swiss franc, 0.4% versus the euro, 0.3% vis-a-vis the loonie and 0.1% relative to the yen, yuan and kiwi.  The greenback firmed 0.2% against the Auss..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-08 14:20
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, share

BOJ Meeting and Several European Industrial Production Releases


"The dollar shows losses of around 1% overnight against the Australian and New Zealand dollars.  It also fell 0.6% relative to sterling and 0.2% vis-a-vis the yen and loonie but is 0.2% higher aga..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-07 15:41
Taggar: dollar, loonie, share

U.S. Jobs Statistics to Dominate this Friday Session


"Ninety minutes ahead of the U.S. labor force report, the dollar shows small gains of 0.3% against the yen and 0.2% relative to the euro and Swiss franc.  The U.S. currency is unchanged against th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-02 13:40
Taggar: currency, dollar, employment, employment growth, kiwi, loonie, report

Tankan, Manufacturing PMIs, and U.S. Jobless Claims Data Released


"The dollar traded up 0.4% against the Swiss franc and 0.2% against the euro but has declined by 0.8% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.7% relative to the kiwi, 0.4% vis-a-vis the loonie and 0.1% against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-01 15:25
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, dollar trade, gold, kiwi, loonie

USD/CAD Loonie Under Threat From Commodity Prices and Fed Confusion


"The USD/CAD continues to hover near an eleven year old high as macro economic headwinds are clipping the wings of the loonie. The pair touched a 24 hour high 1.3412 as uncertainty around China have hi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-29 05:31
Taggar: loonie

First Look at September Purchasing Manager Surveys


"The dollar lost 0.3% against the euro overnight but gained 0.5% versus the Australian dollar, 0.4% vis-a-vis sterling and 0.1% relative to the yen, Swissie and yuan.  The loonie edged 0.1% higher..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-23 13:48
Taggar: dollar, loonie, point

USD/CAD Loonie Rises Ahead of Fed Rate Decision


"The loonie has been caught in a tight range ahead of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting this week. The Federal Reserve has investors uncertain on the outcome of the September rate settin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-16 06:48
Taggar: loonie, market, rate

Dollar Little Moved by U.S. and Other Data


"The dollar shows no net overnight movement against the euro, yuan and loonie, a rise of 0.3 against the Aussie dollar and sterling, a gain of 0.2% and 0.1% versus the kiwi and Swissie, and a drop of 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-15 16:47
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, share

Gloom Fails to Lift


"West Texas Intermediate crude oil fell back 2.4% to $44.80 per barrel. Comex gold is 0.4% lower at $1,126.80. Ten-year British gilt and German bund yields slid two and one basis points.  The 10-y..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-11 14:11
Taggar: aussie, dollar, gold, kiwi, loonie, oil, point

CAD Gains After BOC Holds Rates


"The Toronto Stock Exchange and Canadian dollar were up Wednesday morning after the country?s central bank announced its key lending rate will remain unchanged, as expected. The loonie had been down be..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-09 18:51
Taggar: bank, dollar, loonie, market, rate

Several Data Releases and a Mix of Market Responses


"The unofficial post-summer currency market trading season began today and finds the dollar unchanged against the euro, dow 0.8% against the Australian dollar, 0.6% relative to sterling and 0.5% versus..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-08 14:13
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, trading

USD/CAD ? Canada?s Jobs Report A Sideshow To NFP


"CAD consolidation into double payroll reports Loonie bears to take their cues from today’s NFP BoC to stand pat on September 9 CAD remains hypersensitive to crude prices Canada’s trade num..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-04 12:35
Taggar: bear, loonie, report

USD/CAD ?Oil Plays Havoc With Loonie Value


"It’s easy come easy go for the CAD Loonie remains hyper sensitive to oil prices China data pressures crude prices overnight CAD speculators look to NFP for Fed hike clues Currently, investors ar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-01 12:48
Taggar: loonie, oil

USD/CAD Loonie Faces Big Week as Recession Looms


"Oil recovers, but not enough to stop Loonie drop China jitters remains, but Fed reaction three weeks away Canada data in lockstep with US The CAD had a rough week as the Chinese stock market rout grab..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-28 22:19
Taggar: loonie, market, oil, spread

USD/CAD Loonie Weaker After China and US Fundamentals


"China Stimulus News and Stronger US Durable Goods Boost USD The loonie is having a volatile week with little Canadian data to guide the currency. The USD/CAD pair has been driven by safe haven flows a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-26 23:40
Taggar: bank, currency, durable goods, loonie

Yuan Down Again But at a More Gradual Pace


"The Chinese renminbi dipped only 0.3% today. The dollar is unchanged against the Swiss franc and Aussie dollar, up 0.6% against the loonie, 0.5% relative to the euro, 0.9% versus the kiwi and 0.2% vis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-13 16:15
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

A Slew of Market Factors this Friday


"The dollar has risen 0.4% against the euro, loonie and sterling.  It got a boost from the monthly Labor Department jobs report, which showed Unchanged unemployment (5.3%), participation rate (62..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-07 17:14
Taggar: dollar, employment, loonie, rate, report

Rate Hike in the U.K. Unlikely Until 2016


"Sterling fell 0.6% overnight against the dollar, which otherwise shows gains of 0.2% versus the Swiss franc and Aussie dollar but losses of 0.4% relative to the kiwi and 0.1% vis-a-vis the loonie and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-06 18:38
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Stronger Australian Dollar


"The U.S. currency fell 1.8% against the Australian dollar but just 0.5% versus the kiwi and yen, 0.3% relative to the euro and 0.1% vis-a-vis sterling.  The dollar is up 0.4% against the loonie a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-04 17:05
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

AUD/USD Remains Under 0.73 Ahead of RBA


"The Canadian dollar languished at 11-year lows on Tuesday as a continuing selloff in oil prices thrust the loonie and other commodity currencies such as the Australian dollar into the spotlight, steal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-04 05:56
Taggar: bear, currencies, dollar, loonie, oil

USD/CAD Above 1.3150 Remaining Under Pressure


"The Canadian dollar languished at 11 year low early on Tuesday after slipping along with other commodity currencies following a selloff in oil prices, stealing the focus from a subdued U.S. dollar tha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-04 05:38
Taggar: currencies, dollar, loonie, oil

Monthend Finds Dollar and Stocks Mixed and Commodities Lower


"With July drawing to an end, the dollar rose overnight by 0.8% against the kiwi, 0.5% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.,2% relative to the loonie and 0.1% against the yen and sterling.  But the dollar..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-31 13:45
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

USD/CAD Again Above 1.30 as US GDP and Revisions Hurt Loonie


"U.S. Fed?s FOMC and GDP Data Punish Loonie Canadian GDP Expected Flat and Flirting with Recession Oil Prices Recover but Not Enough to Offset Strong USD The USD/CAD is rallying after the release of th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-30 21:16
Taggar: loonie, oil

Lots of Data and Another Drop in China?s Stockmarket


"The dollar rose overnight by 1.0% against the kiwi, 0.4% versus the yen, Swissie and Australian dollar, and 0.2% relative to the loonie, euro and sterling.  The yuan continues to be held steady..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-30 14:14
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Week Ahead in FX: FOMC to Guide USD as Commodities Drop


"China Flash Manufacturing PMI Hurts Already Low Commoties FOMC in Focus as Fed deals with Forecast Publishing Blunder Loonie Touches 10 Year Low versus USD Monday, July 27 4:00am EUR German Ifo Busine..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-24 20:13
Taggar: consumer confidence, durable goods, goods orders, loonie

Weaker Dollar and Pound


"The dollar edged 0.1% firmer against sterling but has lost 1.4% against the kiwi, 0.7% relative to the euro, 0.6% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc, 0.4% versus the loonie and Aussie dollar and 0.2% against t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-23 13:37
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Another Quiet Mid-Summer Session


"The dollar slipped 0.4% overnight against the euro and Swiss franc but is unchanged against the yen, Australian dollar and yuan.  The U.S. currency lost 0.6% relative to the kiwi and 0.1% vis-a-v..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-21 13:48
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Aussie, Kiwi and Loonie Under Commodity Currency Attack


"Aussie bears look to Stevens for support Kiwi takes temporary flight for insurance Loonie dithers in the middle for now Governor Poloz goes it alone Recent actions and rhetoric from Commonwealth Prime..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-21 13:06
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bear, currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Greek Banks Reopen, Share Prices Higher in Europe, and Gold Lower


"The U.S. dollar fell 0.8% against the kiwi overnight but shows small gains of 0.3% relative to sterling, 0.2% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc and 0.1% against the yen, loonie and Aussie dollar.  The eu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-20 13:57
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Prudent FED Pummels G10 Currencies


"Fed favors prudent, but steady approach to rate hikes Dollar aided by diverging G7 monetary policy expectations Hawkish BoE pressures EUR/GBP longs Loonie bulls looking to crude prices for support It&..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-16 13:09
Taggar: bank, bull, dollar, loonie, market, rate

BoC and FED Standoff


"Fed’s Yellen on the hot seat mid-morning Yellen’s remarks available on-line 90 minutes before testimony 50-50 that BoC will Cut Loonie low under threat By end of today, investors will have..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-15 13:08
Taggar: loonie

CAD?s Loonie Bull Caught In The Headlights


"Market likes Greece’s last chance proposal package CSRC actions shore up Shanghai composite Greek headline to dictate market direction Loonie bulls have the BoC to contend with There seems to be..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-10 12:56
Taggar: bull, loonie, market

Loonie Bulls Press Panic Button as BoC Does Not Inspire


"Investors eye EU summit for direction Don’t expect any clear cut decisions from Europe today RBA takes a pass on rate change Loonie bulls press panic button Due to the importance of today’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-07 12:54
Taggar: bull, currency, currency pair, loonie, rate

Australian and New Zealand Dollars Fall as U.S. Jobs Report is Awaited


"The U.S. dollar climbed 0.9% against the kiwi, 0.6% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.2% relative to the yen, loonie and Swiss franc, and 0.1% against sterling.  The New Zealand dollar touched a 5-year..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-02 13:36
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Tankan Survey, PMIs, Greece, and an Approaching U.S. Holiday


"The dollar began the second half of 2015 on its front foot, firming 0.7% against the Swiss franc, 0.4% versus the yen, 0.3% relative to sterling, 0.2% vis-a-vis the loonie and euro and 0.1% against th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-01 14:02
Taggar: dollar, loonie

Quarter-end Data Deluge


"The dollar is trading with overnight gains of 1.4% against the kiwi, 0.5% relative to the euro and Swiss franc and 0.1% vis-a-vis sterling.  It is unchanged versus the yen and Australia and dollar and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-30 15:20
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, trading

Many Factors for Investors to Digest


"After the Fed’s decision and press conference, the dollar and sovereign debt yields fell, while share prices and commodities rose.  The dollar lost further ground overnight, dropping 1.0% a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-18 13:50
Taggar: dollar, loonie, share

USDCAD Loonie Flying After US Manufacturing in Recession


"The Canadian currency has appreciated on the back of softer data in the United States ahead of this week’s main event in the forex markets the U.S. Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) on Wednes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-15 22:28
Taggar: currency, forex, forex market, loonie, market

Dollar Up and Stocks Mostly Down


"The dollar rose overnight by 0.7% against the Australian dollar, 0.6% relative to the euro and kiwi, 0.3% versus the loonie, 0.2% against sterling and 0.1% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc.  The yuan wa..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-12 13:35
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Several Central Bank Rate Cuts and Data Surprises Lift Dollar


"The U.S. dollar leaped 2.8% against its New Zealand counterpart and also rose overnight by 0.9% against the yen, 0.6% relative to the euro, 0.4% versus the loonie, Aussie dollar and sterling, and 0.3%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-11 14:23
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, loonie, rate

Several Countries Report Industrial Production and EU Commission Turns Down Greek Debt Proposal


"The dollar recorded overnight losses of 0.9% against the yen, 0.6% versus the Australian and New Zealand dollars, 0.5% vis-a-vis the loonie, 0.4% relative to sterling and 0.1% against the Swiss franc..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-10 14:05
Taggar: bank, dollar, loonie

CAD Bears Ignore Strong Jobs Reports


"Canada Jobs appear in all the right places ?Big? dollar buyers emerge after stellar NFP, hurts loonie Canada jobs headline eliminates for now a BoC rate cut NFP report makes IMF request outdated The l..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-05 16:25
Taggar: dollar, loonie, rate, report

Reverse Head-and-Shoulders on Daily Chart of EUR/CAD


"The recently formed head-and-shoulders bottom pattern on the euro vs. loonie daily chart could be called a classic example of the reverse H&S if only its right shoul..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-31 17:17
Taggar: loonie

Bank of Canada Expected to Hold Rates


"The Bank of Canada (BoC) will be the sole representative of major central banks to make an official announcement next week. BoC Governor Stephen Poloz, dubbed “Sunny Stephen” by The Econom..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-22 19:43
Taggar: announcement, bank, economy, loonie

Memorial Day Weekend Finds Spotlight on BOJ, China and Germany


"U.S. markets will be closing early ahead of the Memorial Day Weekend. The dollar strengthened overnight by 0.8% against the euro and Aussie dollar, 0.7% relative to the Swiss franc and loonie, and 0.2..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-22 17:18
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, oil

Across-the-Board Dollar Gain in Absence of Meaningful Data News


"Relative to last week’s closing levels, the dollar has risen 1.2% against the kiwi, 0.9% relative to the loonie, 0.8% vis-a-vis the euro, 0.7% versus the Swiss franc, 0.6% against the Australian..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-18 16:26
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Dollar Gains as Week Draws to a Close


"The dollar advanced broadly overnight, appreciating by 1.3% against the Swiss franc, 1.1% relative to the Australian dollar, 0.5% versus the euro and loonie, 0.8% vis-a-vis the kiwi, 0.4% against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-15 16:40
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

USD/CAD Loonie Gains After US Retail Sales Dissapointment


"The Canadian dollar is close to erasing the losses of 2015 as it keeps appreciating versus the U.S. dollar. The loonie has been boosted by stronger oil prices and weaker American economic indicators..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-13 21:51
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, indicators, loonie, oil

Weaker Dollar, Bonds and Stocks on Fresh Wave of Risk Aversion


"The dollar fell overnight by 1.2% against the Swiss franc, 1.1% versus the Australian dollar, 1.0% vis-a-a-vis the euro, 0.7% relative to sterling, and 0.6% against the kiwi.  The dollar also rose 0.2..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-12 13:20
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Service Sector Purchasing Manager Survey Results Announced


"The dollar fell 0.3% against the euro and loonie and 0.2% relative to sterling but is unchanged relative to the yen and yuan.  A 0.9% advance against the New Zealand dollar contrasts with a 0.7%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-06 14:34
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market

USD/CAD Canadian GDP and US Unemployment Claims Pressure Loonie


"The loonie is falling against the USD after the U.S. employment claims numbers and Canadian GDP figures were published. The Canadian economy showed no growth at 0.0 percent. The USD was in need of som..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-30 15:58
Taggar: economy, employment, loonie

USD/CAD ? ?Bad is Good? Has Oil and Loonie on the Rise


"USD bulls squeezed after claims and new home sales U.S New home sales declines -11.4% First time this year Brent trades north of $64 Loonie bulls buoyed by potential PBoC stimulus Despite the absence..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-23 19:19
Taggar: bull, home sales, loonie, oil

USD/CAD ? Loonie Dumped on Grexit Worries


"Dollar in demand over Greek concerns “Atrocious” wholesale trade numbers predicted by Poloz Safe-haven trading fueled by USD pullbacks Market to remain nervous until Greek matter is settle..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-21 18:20
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market, trading

Greek Deficit Worries Depress Euro


"The dollar rose overnight by 0.5% against the euro, 0.3% versus the Swiss franc, 0.2% vis-a-vis the yen and sterling, and 0.1% relative to the loonie but is unchanged against the yuan and Australian d..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-21 13:44
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, share

Loonie Take Short Flight Higher On Sales and Hotter CPI


"CAD prints three-month high after strong data USD/CAD traders face light, illiquid trading conditions Big dollar finds week ending reprieve U.S CPI suggest inflation cycle may be turning Most dollar b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-17 17:47
Taggar: announcement, bull, cpi, currency, dollar, inflation, loonie, market, rate, trading

USD/CAD Loonie Boosted by Stronger Oil


"The Bank of Canada (BOC) bullish forecast on the economy has fueled a loonie rally today. Softer data out of the U.S. and the rise of oil prices have helped the CAD appreciate versus the USD. The pair..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-16 21:58
Taggar: bank, bull, economy, loonie, oil, rate, trading

U.S. Dollar Continues to Ease


"The dollar nursed modest losses against the yen and euro early on Thursday, but suffered bigger falls versus commodity currencies led by the Canadian dollar.  The loonie jumped to three-month highs of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-16 05:58
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, loonie, market

USD/CAD ? Loonie Head Fake Hurts Bears and Threatens Dollar Low


"CAD Bulls have the hammer Poloz: Oil shock front loaded for Canada Loonies three-month range in danger of being broken No new surprises from the ECB The BoC held rates as expected this morning. Govern..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-15 17:45
Taggar: bull, loonie, oil, rate

Will there be any Surprises from the ECB or BoC?


"EUR did not benefit from modest sales report Weaker EURO aids eurozone export numbers Loonie on the back foot ahead of BoC Any Poloz surprise should crush the loonie bear The market is not expecting a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-15 13:42
Taggar: bear, loonie, market, report

USD/CAD Rangebound Ahead of Bank of Canada Announcement


"The USD/CAD continued to appreciate in the Asian and European sessions at it hit highs of 1.2650. The American session open saw a retracement as the USD was sold off and the loonie was able to recover..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-13 16:49
Taggar: loonie

Dollar, Yen, Equities and Gold Strengthen while Oil Declines


"The dollar dipped 0.2% against the yen but otherwise shows gains of 0.7% against the euro and sterling, 0.4% relative to the Swissie and Australian dollar, 0.3% vis-a-vis the loonie and kiwi and 0.1%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-10 13:44
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Australian and New Zealand Dollars Strengthened Overnight


"The Oz and kiwi each advanced 0.7% against the U.S. dollar, which otherwise firmed 0.3% against the Swissie and 0.1% versus the yuan, euro and sterling but fell by 0.3% relative to the loonie and 0.1%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-09 13:58
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

A Weaker Dollar


"The U.S. currency fell overnight by 1.2% against the kiwi, 1.1% relative to the Australian dollar, 0.8% vis-a-vis the loonie, 0.6% versus the Swiss franc, 0.5% against the euro, and 0.4% versus the ye..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-08 14:43
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Many Good Friday Closures but U.S. Jobs Report Still Getting Released Today


"Currency market conditions have been pretty quiet despite a tentative nuclear accord between Iran and a 6-nation U.S.-led coalition, plus today’s coming release of the March Labor Department job..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-03 13:56
Taggar: currency, dollar, employment, loonie, market

Dollar Up, Oil and European Equities Down on Final Day of the Quarter


"The dollar rose overnight by 0.8% against the euro, 0.7% versus the Australian dollar, 0.6% relative to the loonie and Swiss franc, 0.3% vis-a-vis the kiwi and 0.1% against the yuan and sterling.  But..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-31 14:40
Taggar: currency, dollar, gold, kiwi, loonie, oil

Less Volatility Than Earlier in the Week


"The dollar rose overnight by 0.5% versus the euro, 0.4% against the Australian and New Zealand dollars, 0.3% relative to the Swiss franc, 0.2% vis-a-vis the loonie and 0.1% against the yuan and yen bu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-27 13:56
Taggar: dollar, loonie, oil

Abundance of Data, Some Central Bank Decisions, and a Saudi-Led Air Attack on Islamic Rebels in Yemen


"In quickening activity, the dollar lost 0.8% overnight against the Swissie, 0.6% relative to the yen and loonie, 0.5% vis-a-vis the kiwi, 0.4% versus sterling, 0.3% against the euro, and 0.2% versus t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-26 14:49
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

German IFO Figures Better Than Expected inn Otherwise Uneventful Overnight Session


"The dollar moved 0.4% lower against the euro overnight and also lost 0.2% versus sterling and 0.1% relative to the yen, kiwi, Aussie dollar and Swiss franc.  The U.S. currency is unchanged against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-25 13:38
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Weaker Pound and Dollar


"The dollar advanced 0.4% relative to sterling but is otherwise down by 0.8% against the Swiss franc, 0.3% versus the yen and loonie, 0.2% vis-a-vis the euro and Australian dollar and 0.1% against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-24 14:16
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

USD/CAD ? Loonie Takes Flight Despite Weaker Crude


"Canada Retail Sales a bust in January Oil prices not helping the loonie bear BoC’s Poloz credibility on the line later in the week OIS pricing in another BoC cut in the coming months The Canadia..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-23 16:43
Taggar: bear, dollar, loonie, oil, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD Loonie Back to Reality After Big Dollar Recovers


"The Loonie hit a six year record for one day gains yesterday (2 percent gain) after the U.S. Federal Reserve statement was announced. The anticipated removal of the word “patient” came to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-19 17:10
Taggar: bank, inflation, loonie

Dollar Climb Resumes with a Vengeance


"The post-FOMC selloff of the dollar was reversed quickly.  Overnight gains in the U.S. currency topped 1.0% against the euro (1.7%), Swissie (1.3%), and Australian dollar (1.2%).  The greenback also a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-19 14:13
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

USD/CAD ? Loonie Soars After Dovish FOMC


"The United States Federal Reserve removed the “patient” language from its statement, but far from that being a sign of an impending hawkish policy move further comments around lower inflat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-18 21:52
Taggar: inflation, loonie

Quiet Monday Morning Ahead of a Busy Week


"The dollar has slipped 0.4% against the kiwi, 0.3% versus the euro and sterling, 0.2% relative to the loonie and 0.1% against the Australian dollar but is unchanged vis-a-vis the Swissie and Japanese..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-16 13:42
Taggar: dollar, industrial production, kiwi, loonie, market

Stronger Dollar, Weaker Oil Price and a Russian Interest Rate Cut


"The dollar advanced overnight by 0.9% against the kiwi, 0.6% relative to the Australian dollar, 0.5% versus the Swissie, 0.4% against the euro, loonie and sterling but just 0.1% vis-a-vis the Japanese..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-13 13:55
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, oil

Bond Yields Drop Further but Stocks and Dollar Trim Recent Move


"Ten-year British gilt and Japanese JGB yields dropped another six and three basis points. The dollar’s uptrend has been interrupted by overnight losses of 2.2% against the New Zealand kiwi, 1.2%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-12 14:14
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

USD/CAD ? Loonie Bulls See Red


"CAD bulls continue to feel unloved Dollar strength relies on “patient” being dropped Investors look to crude for support Through $1.28 market eyes up $1.3000 The loonie continues to be bat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-11 19:46
Taggar: bull, day trading, dollar, loonie, market, trading

USD/CAD ? Loonie Bear Lost In No Mans Land


"Canadian Housing starts plummet in cold February Consumer confidence not in sync with the BoC Loonie Bulls look to Friday’s Canadian jobs report for support The CAD ($1.2590) is doing its best t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-09 19:10
Taggar: bull, consumer confidence, loonie, report

Reserve Bank of Australia Surprises Many with Decision Not to Ease Further this Month


"The U.S. dollar fell overnight by 0.5% against the Aussie dollar, 0.4% versus the kiwi, 0.3% relative to the yen and 0.1% vis-a-vis the loonie.  The dollar is unchanged against sterling and the y..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-03 14:53
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

USDCAD Starts Week Higher Ahead of NA Economic Releases


"The loonie started the week on the back foot. The USD/CAD was trading in a 1.2480-1.2527 in overnight trade and continued to rise on the North American session. The forecasts for the Canadian economy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-02 23:28
Taggar: economy, loonie, trading

Euro Rose on the First Business Day of March


"The dollar kicked off a new month with gains of 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.4% relative to the Australian dollar, 0.3% against sterling, 0.2% versus the yuan, loonie and Swiss franc, and 0.1% vis-a-vis t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-02 18:14
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, rate

Is It Time to Get Crazy with the Loonie


"Following BoC's governor reducing expectations of a rate cut next week, Matthew Clark discusses that data doesn't matter when it comes to buying the Canadian dollar. Read more The post Is It Time to G..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-26 16:39
Taggar: dollar, forex, loonie, rate

Is It Time to Get Crazy with the Loonie


"Following BoC's governor reducing expectations of a rate cut next week, Matthew Clark discusses that data doesn't matter when it comes to buying the Canadian dollar. Read more The post Is It Time to G..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-26 16:39
Taggar: dollar, forex, loonie, rate

CAD Lower Ahead of Greek Debt Approval


"The Canadian dollar was lower while the American currenty strengthened ahead of a deadline set for Monday night when Greece is due to submit proposed reforms to get final approval for an extension to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-23 17:54
Taggar: dollar, loonie

Firmer Dollar and Yen


"The dollar is unchanged against the yen and yuan but stronger by 0.9% against the Swiss franc, 0.6% relative to the euro and Australian dollar, 0.4% versus the loonie, 0.2% vis-a-vis sterling and 0.1%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-23 14:51
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

USD/CAD Strong Canadian Data Reduces Rate Cut Expectation


"A higher price of oil and stronger than expected manufacturing data out of Canada boosted the loonie versus the U.S. dollar. Brent rose above $60 as energy companies continue to announce earnings and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-13 22:03
Taggar: dollar, loonie, oil

Little Dollar Movement but Fairly Interesting Data


"The dollar is unchanged against the yen, yuan and sterling, up 0.2% against the euro and 0.1% versus the loonie, and down 0.2% relative to the Swiss franc, kiwi and Australian dollar. European fourth-..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-13 15:58
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Bunch of CPI and Industrial Output Data Released


"The dollar was narrowly mixed overnight, with gains of 0.4% against the yen, 0.3% versus the Swissie and Australian dollar, 0.2% against the kiwi and 0.1% relative to the euro.  The loonie is unchange..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-10 15:04
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Dollar Narrowly Mixed Ahead of U.S. Monthly Jobs Report


"The dollar is unchanged against sterling, down 0.2% against the Swiss franc and Japanese yen, up 0.2% vis-a-vis the euro, up 0.1% relative to the loonie but down 0.1% against the Chinese yuan.  Larger..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-06 15:07
Taggar: dollar, loonie, point

Dollar and Euro Charge Upward


"The dollar edged 0.1% lower against the euro but has advanced 2.0% against the Swiss franc, 1.9% relative to the Aussie dollar, 1.0% vis-a-vis the kiwi, 0.9% against the loonie and 0.7% against the ye..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-29 19:32
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

USD/CAD ? Little Movement in Quiet Trading


"The Canadian dollar has stabilized on Monday, as USD/CAD trades in the mid-1.24 range. The loonie took a beating last week, as the pair jumped an astounding 450 points. There are no Canadian or US rel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-26 18:35
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market, point

USD/CAD Lower Ahead of Fed and GDP Data


"The Canadian dollar drifted closer to the 80-cent US level Monday morning as the American currency strengthened ahead of this week’s interest rate meeting by the U.S. Federal Reserve. The loonie..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-26 18:31
Taggar: currency, dollar, loonie, rate

Stronger Yen


"Saudi Arabian King Abdullah has died.  Former Crown Prince Salman is the new king. The dollar has depreciated 0.8% against the yen while rising 0.9% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.5% relative to the euro..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-23 18:27
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

CAD Hit by Lower Growth Expectations


"The Canadian dollar was down almost half a U.S. cent Tuesday morning amid general strength in the American dollar and a day ahead of the Bank of Canada?s next announcement on interest rates. The looni..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-20 17:08
Taggar: announcement, bank, dollar, loonie, rate

CAD Lower Ahead of Bank of Canada Rate Announcement


"The Canadian dollar was lower Monday amid falling commodity prices while traders awaited the latest word on interest rates Wednesday from the Bank of Canada. The loonie lost 0.1 of a cent to 83.46 cen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-19 17:34
Taggar: bank, dollar, financial, loonie, market, rate

A Weaker Euro but a Stronger Yen


"The euro fell to a nine-year low of $1.1727.  The yen, in contrast, climbed as high as 116.64 per dollar and 137.0 per euro and is at present 0.8% above Tuesday’s closing level against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-14 14:58
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

EUR Bucks Rate Message, Waits for ECJ


"Loonie plagued by plummeting crude EUR bucks spread market message European Court of Justice takes center court A tale of opposing CPI’s Currently, there are many moving parts in Capital Markets..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-13 13:51
Taggar: cpi, loonie, market, spread

Stronger Dollar and European Share Prices


"The U.S. dollar has risen by 0.8% against the kiwi, 0.6% versus the yen, 0.5% relative to the Australian dollar, 0.4% vis-a-vis the euro, 0.3% against the Swiss franc and 0.2% relative to sterling...."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-12 14:07
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Little to Report on the Day Before Christmas


"Deja Vu Item:  In a different suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, there’s been another fatal shooting of a black youth by a white cop. The dollar edged 0.2% lower overnight against the yen, euro..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-24 14:05
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Week in FX ? U.S and Canada Moving in Opposite Directions


"U.S on course for jobs record Dollar goes “walkabout” ahead of holiday’s Canada takes the wrong route Loonie at a loss on jobs report Friday delivered a nonfarm payrolls (NFP) report..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-05 19:24
Taggar: dollar, loonie, report

CAD Higher After BoC Says Economy Recovering


"The Canadian dollar was slightly higher Wednesday after the Bank of Canada kept its key interest rate steady. The loonie picked up 0.2 of a cent to 87.97 cents (U.S.) after the decision, which maintai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-03 18:51
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, loonie, rate

Across-the-Board Rise in Dollar


"The U.S. currency rose overnight by 1.1% against the kiwi, 0.8% versus the yen, 0.7% relative to the loonie, Aussie dollar and sterling, 0.6% against the Swiss franc and 0.5% versus the euro.  Th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-02 18:18
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Across-the-Board Rise in Dollar


"The U.S. currency rose overnight by 1.1% against the kiwi, 0.8% versus the yen, 0.7% relative to the loonie, Aussie dollar and sterling, 0.6% against the Swiss franc and 0.5% versus the euro.  Th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-02 18:18
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Week in FX Americas ? BoC?s Poloz to Stay the Course


"Central banks remain “front and centre” Loonie penalized by crude prices 25% fall in oil prices adds +0.3% to U.S GDP Demons of deflation persist Friday?s surprising +2.8% annualized Canad..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-28 19:10
Taggar: bank, loonie, oil

USDCAD Falls Awaiting Growth Data


"The Canadian dollar was lower Monday ahead of the latest economic growth figures coming out later in the week. The loonie was down 0.1 of a cent to 88.88 cents US following a strong run last week that..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-24 17:47
Taggar: currency, dollar, loonie

Scant Change in the Dollar on a Busy Data Release Day


"The dollar has dipped 0.1% against the loonie, kiwi, and yuan and edged 0.1% higher versus the euro, Swissie and Australian dollar.  Sterling is steady. The yen is down 0.2% on balance but touche..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-20 15:04
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Senate Vote Fall Short of 60 Needed to Approve Keystone XL Oil Pipeline


"The dollar advanced overnight by 1.0% against the Australian dollar, 0.8% versus the kiwi, 0.7% relative to the yen, and 0.4% vis-a-vis the loonie.  The dollar is unchanged against the yuan and d..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-19 16:42
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

USDCAD Rises as Japanese Data Hits Energy Expectations


"Canadian dollar was lower Monday while the greenback gained strength in the wake of data showing Japan has fallen back into recession. The loonie was down 0.22 of a cent to 88.46 cents US as the world..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-17 17:53
Taggar: dollar, economy, investment, loonie

Weaker Pound and Dollar


"Sterling fell 0.5% against the dollar, which has otherwise depreciated 0.8% relative to the kiwi, 0.3% versus the euro, 0.2% vis-a-vis the yen and Australian dollar and 0.1% against the loonie. ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-12 14:47
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, loonie

CAD Continues Upward After Strong Job Report Last Week


"The Canadian dollar rose slightly against the greenback on Monday, building modestly on gains made late last week, as investors paused to assess the recent drastic moves in the price of oil and the U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-10 17:47
Taggar: currency, dollar, loonie, oil

AUD Continues to Struggle Against USD


"The Canadian dollar was lower Thursday as commodity prices declined and traders looked to important employment data being released Friday. The loonie was down 0.15 of a cent to 87.65 cents US. Economi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-06 18:02
Taggar: dollar, employment, loonie, report

CAD Falls After Lower Commodities and Awaiting Jobs


"The Canadian dollar was lower Thursday as commodity prices declined and traders looked to important employment data being released Friday. The loonie was down 0.15 of a cent to 87.65 cents US. Economi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-06 18:01
Taggar: dollar, employment, loonie, report

Dollar Little Changed Ahead of Draghi Monthly Press Conference


"The dollar is up 0.2% versus sterling and 0.1% relative to the loonie, unchanged against the kiwi and yuan, and down by 0.3% against the euro, 0.2% vis-a-vis the Swissie and Aussie dollar, and 0.1% re..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-06 14:57
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

USD/CAD at 1.14 as Poloz Continues to Stoke Economy


"Trading patterns that suggest the Canadian dollar has fallen too far, too fast to a five-year low against its U.S. peer are no match for Stephen Poloz. After five days of consecutive declines sent the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-06 04:58
Taggar: currency, dollar, loonie, trading

CAD Drop as Oil Price War Unfolds


"The Canadian dollar is at its lowest level in more than five years this morning, hit by an oil price war sparked by Saudi Arabia and a ?very dovish? Bank of Canada governor. The loonie, as Canada?s do..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-04 17:11
Taggar: bank, dollar, loonie, oil

CAD Lower With Soft Manufacturing and Strong USD Pressure


"The Canadian dollar was lower Monday as the American greenback advanced against other currencies and traders considered weak manufacturing data from China and the eurozone. The loonie fell 0.13 of a c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-03 17:56
Taggar: currencies, dollar, loonie

Stronger Pound and Dollar Amid Mixed PMI Manufacturing Results


"While unchanged against sterling, the dollar gained overnight by 1.2% against the yen (which sank as low as 113.74), 0.9% versus the Australian dollar (which hit a new low of USD 0.8704), 0.7% relativ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-03 15:16
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Week in FX Americas ? Loonie Bleeds On Growth Risks


"Commodity currencies strength an aberration Euro asset liquidation has supported higher yielding currency pairs Central Banks front and center next week It was too good to be true for the loonie. With..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-31 18:39
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, currency pair, loonie, rate

USD/CAD Lower After Missed Growth Expectations


"The Canadian dollar was lower Friday as economic growth for August missed already modest expectations. The loonie was down 0.27 of a cent to 89.05 cents (U.S.) as Statistics Canada reported that gross..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-31 16:58
Taggar: dollar, loonie, report

Loonie Rises Boosted by Chinese and European Flash PMIs


"The Canadian dollar was higher Thursday amid positive economic news from Europe and China and rising commodity prices. The loonie was ahead 0.27 of a cent to 89.21 cents US. Financial information comp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-23 16:43
Taggar: dollar, financial, loonie

Little Growth and Even Less Inflation


"As on Wednesday, data released today have accentuated subdued growth and disinflation. The kiwi fell 1% against its U.S. counterpart, which otherwise shows no change against the loonie, Australian dol..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-23 13:49
Taggar: dollar, inflation, kiwi, loonie, share

No Respite from Volatility


"The dollar and yen were well bid overnight.  Japan’s currency climbed 0.3% against the greenback, which otherwise advanced 1.3% relative to the Australian dollar, 0.9% vis-a-vis the kiwi, 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-16 13:50
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

CAD Rises After Fed Minutes Show Willingness to Wait


"The Canadian dollar was slightly higher Thursday as the greenback continued to weaken on indications from the U.S. Federal Reserve that it is in no hurry to hike interest rates. The loonie edged up 0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-09 16:49
Taggar: currency, dollar, loonie, rate

Euro Firmer Despite Some Poor German Data


"The dollar is generally softer, with losses of 0.7% against the Australian currency, 0.4% versus the yen and loonie, 0.3% relative to the euro, 0.2% against the kiwi and Swiss franc and 0.1% vis-a-vis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-06 14:09
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Canadian Dollar Looking for Suitors in 2015


"The coming year is unlikely to bring any relief to the weakening Canadian dollar as the Bank of Canada’s neutral stance prompted analysts in a Reuters poll to renew their pessimistic forecasts f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-02 04:42
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, loonie

USD/CAD Surges Above 1.12 as Economic Growth Stalls


"The Canadian dollar slumped to a six-month low after reports showed economic growth stalled in July.  The loonie, as the Canadian dollar is called for the image of the aquatic bird on its C$1 coin, ex..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-01 05:43
Taggar: dollar, loonie, oil, report

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Flirts With 1.12 on Soft GDP


"USD/CAD continues to point upwards on Tuesday. The pair broke above the 1.12 line on Tuesday, after Canadian GDP slipped to 0.0%. In the US, CB Consumer Confidence fell to 86.0 points, well short of e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-30 17:44
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, loonie, point

Hong Kong Upheaval and Quarter-End Deluge of Data


"The euro touched a new low of $1.2571 overnight on this final day of the third quarter, down from $1.3693 at midyear.  Overnight net rises in the dollar amount to 0.7% against the euro and Swiss..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-30 14:43
Taggar: dollar, loonie

CAD At Six Month Low After Fed Rate Speculation


"The Canadian dollar was at its lowest level since March on Monday morning, while the greenback strengthened on speculation about when the U.S. Federal Reserve may start to raise interest rates. The lo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-29 17:32
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market, rate

CAD Slips After Strong US GDP Revision


"The Canadian dollar slipped back below 90 cent US Friday morning as the American currency strengthened amid revised U.S. economic figures that were better than-expected. The loonie declined 0.11 of a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-26 16:25
Taggar: currency, dollar, loonie

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Rally Continues as US CPI Falters


"The Canadian dollar continues to post gains, as USD/CAD has dropped below the 1.10 line on Wednesday. The loonie has gained about 150 points this week, recovering most of the losses sustained last wee..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-17 17:29
Taggar: cpi, dollar, inflation, loonie, point

CAD Rises Slightly Ahead of Fed


"With no domestic economic data set for release Wednesday, the loonie will be looking for most of its direction from a key announcement from the U.S. Federal Reserve. The Canadian dollar was sightly hi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-17 16:10
Taggar: announcement, dollar, loonie, market, rate, trading

Bank of Canada To Focus on Monetary Policy Not Currency Rate


"- Global economy has only partially recovered - Loonie is still 40% higher than in the early 2000s - Bank of Canada will not manipulate the currency exchange rate The Bank of Canada Governor Stephen P..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-16 20:43
Taggar: bank, currency, economy, loonie, rate

CAD Rises Ahead of BoC speech Fueled by Strong Manufacturing


"The Canadian dollar headed higher Tuesday ahead of a key speech from the Bank of Canada on foreign exchange rates. The loonie was up 0.25 of a cent to 90.75 cents US. Bank governor Stephen Poloz is ex..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-16 17:51
Taggar: bank, dollar, foreign exchange, loonie, rate

USD/CAD ? Lower After Sizzling Canadian Manufacturing Sales


"USD/CAD has lost ground, as the Canadian dollar has posted gains for the a second straight day.  The pair is trading in the low-1.10 range in the North American session. The loonie received a boost af..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-16 17:02
Taggar: dollar, loonie, report, trading

USD/CAD ? Weak Canadian Dollar Flirting With 1.10


"The Canadian dollar is steady on Wednesday, as USD/CAD continues to trade slightly below the 1.10 line, close to 4-month lows. The loonie has lost about one cent this week, as the surging US dollar co..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-10 17:12
Taggar: dollar, loonie

USD/CAD ? Greenback Tops 1.10 as Canadian Housing Data Slips


"The Canadian dollar has proved no match against its US cousin, as USD/CAD continues to move higher. The pair pushed above the 1.10 level on Tuesday, marking a 4-month high. The loonie has shed over a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-09 17:39
Taggar: dollar, loonie

Minuscule Change in the Dollar This Morning


"The dollar is unchanged against the euro, Swiss franc, kiwi, yuan and Australian dollar.  It shows gains of 0.1% relative to the loonie and yen but is down 0.1% versus the sterling, which remains..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-09 13:56
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, report

Sharp Overnight Drop in the Pound


"Sterling has slumped 1.3% against the dollar in response to opinion polls pointing to a vote in favor of Scottish independence in a referendum scheduled for September 18. The U.S. currency is otherwis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-08 13:58
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

Currency Markets Stabilize Ahead of U.S. Jobs Report


"In contrast to yesterday’s sharp advance, the dollar overnigh was on balance unchanged against the loonie, kiwi, yuan, and yen — but not before breaking through a key support to a 6-year p..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-05 14:28
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

CAD Drops Before Interest Rate Announcement


"The Canadian dollar was lower Tuesday, ahead of the scheduled announcement on interest rates Wednesday by the Bank of Canada . The loonie declined 0.31 of a cent to 91.66 cents US. The bank is expecte..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-02 16:31
Taggar: announcement, bank, dollar, loonie, rate

Dollar Uptrend Extended after U.S. Labor Day Weekend


"The dollar rose to a 1-year high of $1.3110 and a 7-month high of JPY 105.03.  From Monday closing levels, the dollar currently shows gains of 0.6% against the yen and kiwi, 0.5% relative to the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-02 13:36
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

August in Figures


"Long-term interest rates fell substantially in August.  Stock markets, with the notable exception of Japan, recorded gains, and the U.S. performance was the best in a half year.  The dollar..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-31 03:52
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, margin, market, rate

End of August Brings a Ton of Released Data


"The dollar is unchanged overnight against the euro, sterling and yuan.  The greenback gained 0.2% versus the yen and Australian dollar and 0.1% vis-a-vis the kiwi, while losing 0.2% to the loonie..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-29 14:29
Taggar: dollar, gold, kiwi, loonie

USD/CAD Back to 1.0850 Amid M&A Activity


"Canada?s dollar strengthened the most in almost a year as its U.S. counterpart weakened and traders speculated that the acquisition of coffee-shop chain Tim Hortons Inc. will increase demand for the l..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-28 05:20
Taggar: currency, dollar, loonie

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Continues Gains as Pair Dips Under 1.09


"The Canadian dollar continues to flex some muscle, as USD/CAD has dropped below the 1.09 line on Wednesday. The loonie found itself staring at the key 1.10 level at the start of Tuesday trading, but h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-27 16:10
Taggar: day trading, dollar, loonie, point, trading

CAD Rises After Geopolitics Tensions Ease


"The Canadian dollar advanced Monday as geopolitical tensions ease and markets look to the U.S. Federal Reserve and economic data for hints as to the pace of interest rate hikes. The loonie rose 0.07 o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-18 15:48
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market, rate

More Weak Data Creating New Doubts about Future Monetary Policy


"The dollar is unchanged today against the yen, sterling and yuan.  It has eased 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.3% relative to the Swiss franc, 0.2% vis-a-vis the euro and loonie and 0.1% against the Austral..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-14 17:13
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

Quiet Monday in August


"The dollar is unchanged against the yen, sterling and kiwi, up 0.2% versus the euro and 0.1% relative to the Swiss franc and Australian dollar, but down 0.1% against the loonie. Geopolitical worries h..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-11 16:48
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Week in FX America ? Loonie under part-time pressure


"Canada’s unemployment rate drops to +7% Job growth all part-timers Gold traction questionable While varying degrees of geopolitical tensions whipsaws investors, a paltry net gain of 200 jobs in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-08 17:11
Taggar: bull, employment, gold, loonie, market, point, rate

Better Market Tone of Monday Still Holding


"Service sector purchasing manager survey results for many economies and Ezone retail sales data are out.  There have also been announced interest rate decisions from central banks in India and Au..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-05 14:09
Taggar: bank, dollar, loonie, market, rate, retail sales

Week Starts on a More Stable Footing


"The dollar is unchanged against the euro, Swiss franc, Australian dollar, yuan and sterling.  The dollar is also 0.1% firmer against the yen, loonie and kiwi. The 10-year German bund yield rose a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-04 13:34
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

USD/CAD ? Loonie Improves on Canadian GDP


"USD/CAD has dipped below the 1.09 level in Thursday’s North American session, as the Canadian dollar has halted its recent slide. The loonie received some much-needed help as Canadian GDP beat t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-31 17:47
Taggar: dollar, employment, loonie

Whole Lot of Data Getting Released


"The deluge of monthend data releases continued on Thursday, but the dollar hasn’t reacted much, with no net change against the yen, yuan and kiwi, upticks of 0.1% versus the euro, Swissie and lo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-31 13:59
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Currencies Again Unaffected by Festering Geopolitical Tensions


"A fleeting cease fire in Gaza has been broken. The U.S. State Department claims to have images of artillery fire from Russian soil against Ukrainian forces. Spokesmen for Japanese Prime Minister Abe d..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-28 12:59
Taggar: dollar, loonie, oil

Week in FX America ? Canada?s Loonie Beaten And Bloodied


"CAD hits six-week low with ease Neutral currency positions affects volatility Loonies fair value is where exactely? Markets may still be underpricing geopolitical risk to a certain extent, but no one..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-25 18:43
Taggar: currencies, currency, kiwi, loonie, market

Japanese CPI, German IFO and Russian Rate Hike Fail to Move Dollar Much


"The dollar is unchanged against the yuan and sterling and firmer by 0.3% relative to the kiwi, 0.2% versus the loonie, and 0.1% against the euro, Swissie, Australian dollar and yen. Share prices rose..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-25 13:43
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

CAD Lower After IMF Lowers Canada?s GDP Forecast


"The Canadian dollar was slightly lower late morning Thursday as the International Monetary Fund warned the domestic economy will slow alongside the global economy this year. The loonie was down 0.11 o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-24 19:31
Taggar: dollar, economy, loonie

Steady Dollar in Spite of Lots of Developments


"The dollar is unchanged against the euro, yen, yuan and Swiss franc.  The greenback has risen 0.2% versis the Aussie dollar and 0.1% relative to the loonie but has also declined 0.4% against ster..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-15 14:31
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, loonie

CAD Recovers Slightly Ahead of Rate Announcement


"The Canadian dollar was slightly higher Monday as traders focus on the release Wednesday of the Bank of Canada’s latest word on interest rates and its latest Monetary Policy Report. The loonie w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-14 16:33
Taggar: bank, dollar, loonie, rate, report

Week In FX: Canada?s Loonie Hung And Quartered


"Loonie slammed by jobs report Canada’s unemployment rate climbs BoC to promote their dovish stance By early Friday morning the Canadian ‘bull’ thought they were onto a good thing. Lo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-11 19:50
Taggar: bull, employment, loonie, rate, report

CAD Drops After Disappointing Job Data


"The Canadian dollar lost some of its momentum Friday, amid lower commodity prices and disappointing Canadian jobs figures. The loonie faded 0.29 of a cent to 93.63 cents US. Statistics Canada reported..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-11 18:27
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, loonie, point, rate, report

Very Quiet in Foreign Exchange


"The dollar shows no net changes overnight against the euro, yen, Australian dollar, yuan or sterling.  The greenback has ticked 0.1% higher versus the kiwi and Swiss franc and edged down 0.1% ver..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-11 13:38
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, trading

Quiet ahead of the Release of FOMC Minutes


"The dollar was unchanged overnight against the euro, Swissie, and Australian dollar.  China’s yuan also shows no net change but was fixed at its firmest level since the first trading day of..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-09 13:29
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, trading

A Mixed Bag of Data Leaves Dollar Little Changed


"The dollar edged up 0.1% against the euro and Swiss franc but has slipped by 0.3% versus the Australian and New Zealand dollars, 0.2% vis-a-vis the yen and 0.1% relative to the loonie.  Sterling..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-08 14:22
Taggar: dollar, loonie

Markets Hardly React to Weak German Industrial Output Report


"The dollar was unchanged overnight against the euro, Swiss franc, kiwi, Aussie dollar and yuan.  The greenback gained 0.2% versus sterling and 0.1% against the loonie but edged 0.1% lower relativ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-07 13:11
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, margin

June PMIs and Quarterly Japanese Tankan Survey Results Reported


"The start of the third calendar quarter finds the dollar unchanged overnight against the euro, Swissie, loonie and kiwi, up 0.2% relative to the yen but down 0.2% versus the Aussie dollar and 0.1% vis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-01 14:03
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Steady Dollar in Spite of Many Data Releases


"The dollar is down 0.3% against the yen, 0.2% versus the Swiss franc and 0.1% relative to the euro and yuan.  The dollar is unchanged vis-a-vis the loonie and 0.2% firmer against the kiwi and up 0.1%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-27 16:54
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, cpi, dollar, inflation, kiwi, loonie, point

CAD Rises After US Weak Consumer Spending


"The Canadian dollar was slightly higher Thursday amid mixed commodity prices and a tepid read on American consumer spending. The loonie was up 0.06 of a cent to 93.33 cents US. The U.S. Commerce Depar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-26 20:04
Taggar: dollar, loonie

USD/CAD: Flat as Markets Eye Key US Numbers


"USD/CAD is listless on Tuesday, as  the pair continues to trade in the mid-1.07 range early in the North American session. The loonie has enjoyed an excellent June, gaining over two cents against its..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-24 17:03
Taggar: consumer confidence, home sales, loonie

USD/CAD: Canadian Dollar Rally Continues


"The Canadian dollar continues to improve against its US counterpart on Monday. Early in the North American session, USD/CAD is trading in the mid-1.07 range. The loonie has gained over 100 points in t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-23 16:12
Taggar: dollar, inflation, loonie, market, point, retail sales, trading

CAD Rises After China PMI Expansion Figures


"The Canadian dollar was higher Monday amid mixed economic news from Asia and Europe. The loonie rose 0.14 of a cent to 93.15 cents US on top of a gain of almost two-thirds of a cent on Friday to a fiv..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-23 16:04
Taggar: currency, dollar, inflation, loonie

Mixed PMI Signals


"The dollar has fallen 0.9% against the Australian dollar, 0.4% versus the kiwi, 0.3% vis-à-vis the yen, and 0.1% relative to the loonie.  The U.S. currency is unchanged against the Swiss franc, yuan a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-23 13:54
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Week in FX Americas ? Loonie Looking For Excuse To Retreat


"The loonie was able to print fresh highs this week ($1.0842), mostly supported by the uptick in commodity prices, specifically crude on supply concerns from any geo-political fallout in the Middle Eas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-13 19:43
Taggar: financial, loonie

Stronger Yen and Kiwi


"The dollar fell 0.1% relative to the Australian dolar, 0.2% against the yen and 0.3% versus the the kiwi but shows overnight gains of 0.3% relative to the euro and Swiss franc and 0.1% vis-a-vis the l..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-10 14:06
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Steady Dollar as Ezone CPI Report Reinforces Need for ECB Easing


"The dollar is unchanged against the yen, kiwi and sterling, up by 0.2% versus the loonie and 0.1% relative to the yuan, and down 0.1% overnight relative to the euro, Swiss franc and Australian dollar..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-03 13:50
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Strengthening Case for ECB to Ease Aggressively


"Dollar gains overnight amounted to 0.6% against the Australian dollar, 0.5% versus the Swiss franc, 0.2% relative to the yen, euro and kiwi and 0.1% against the loonie.  The dollar is unchanged v..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-02 13:50
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

USD/CAD Rises to 1.0848 on Mixed Commodities Trading


"The Canadian dollar was higher Tuesday as traders considered a heavy slate of economic data. The loonie was up 0.06 of a cent to 92.14 cents US. The U.S. Commerce Department reported Tuesday that orde..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-27 15:48
Taggar: dollar, loonie, manufacture, report

Holiday Closures in U.K. and United States


"The United States is observing Memorial Day, and there is a spring bank holiday in Britain.  These closures will dampen market activity today.  The dollar is unchanged against the euro, Swis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-26 13:40
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, share

Week In FX Americas ? Do CAD Bears Get Their Chance?


"Loonie Bears dominate intraday trading Bulls squandered yesterday’s weak retail sales As expected, Canadian inflation in April rose +2.0% (highest level in two-years) on Friday, or the level tha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-23 18:01
Taggar: bear, bull, day trading, inflation, loonie, rate, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Loonie Loses Ground As Wholesale Sales Slides


"The Canadian dollar has lost ground on Tuesday, as USD/CAD trades at the 1.09 line in Tuesday’s North American session. The loonie posted losses as Canadian Wholesale Sales came in at -0.4%, wel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-20 17:06
Taggar: dollar, loonie

Weaker Australian and New Zealand Dollars


"The U.S. currency is 0.7% stronger against the Aussie dollar and up 0.5% relative to the kiwi.  The U.S. dollar otherwise is unchanged against the Swiss franc and Chinese yuan, 0.1% firmer verus..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-20 13:59
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

CAD Unchanged After Positive US and Commodities Data


"The Canadian dollar was little changed Friday amid a strong reading on U.S. housing starts and mixed commodity prices. The loonie was off 0.01 of a cent to 91.93 cents US as housing starts for April c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-16 16:25
Taggar: dollar, financial, loonie, market

Myriad First-Quarter GDP Results


"The euro touched an 11-week low of $1.3650 overnight and is trading 0.4% lower on balance.  The U.S. currency has also climbed 0.6% against the Swiss franc and 0.1% relative to the yen, Aussie do..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-15 14:11
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share, trading

CAD Rises On Commodity Prices


"The Canadian dollar was slightly higher Wednesday as commodity prices advanced. The loonie rose 0.08 of a cent to 91.74 cents US amid general U.S. dollar weakness. Analysts point to low expectations f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-14 16:18
Taggar: dollar, economy, loonie, point

CAD Drops After Negative Jobs Report


"The Canadian dollar was sharply lower Friday as jobs data for April showed a big decrease in employment. The loonie fell 0.6 of a cent to 91.8 cents US as Statistics Canada reported that the economy c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-09 16:39
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, loonie, report

USD/CAD ? Gains for Loonie As Canadian Housing Starts Shines


"The Canadian dollar has posted gains on Thursday, as USD/CAD trades in the mid-1.08 range in the North American session. The loonie has had a strong week, climbing about 130 points against its US coun..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-08 17:21
Taggar: dollar, employment, loonie, point

USD/CAD ? Improving Canadian Dollar Shrugs Off Weak Canadian Data


"USD/CAD has posted losses on Tuesday, as the Canadian dollar takes advantage of broad weakness from its US counterpart. Early in the North American session, the pair is trading just below the 1.09 lin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-06 16:55
Taggar: dollar, loonie, trade balance, trading

U.S. Jobs Day and More PMI Reports


"Ahead of the U.S. Labor Department monthly report in which analysts look for a 6.6% jobless rate with about 220K more jobs created, the dollar is marking time.  The greenback is unchanged against..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-02 13:59
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, rate, report, share

Awaiting FOMC Decision as First Third of 2014 Winds Down


"The dollar has slipped 0.3% against the Swiss franc, 0.2% versus the euro and 0.1% relative to the yen and kiwi.  The greenback is 0.1% firmer against the loonie and unchanged versus the Australi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-30 14:18
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Easter Monday


"New Zealand, Australia and much of Europe are closed for Easter Monday. The dollar is unchanged against the loonie and sterling, up 0.2% versus the yen and Swissie, up 0.1% relative to the yuan, kiwi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-21 21:00
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

CAD Slightly Up In Low Data Monday


"The Canadian dollar was little changed Monday morning amid a dearth of market-moving data and generally lower commodity prices. The loonie was up 0.02 of a cent to 90.82 cents US. It’s a light w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-21 16:18
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market, report

Most Markets Closed for Good Friday Observances


"The dollar is unchanged against the euro, Swissie, sterling, and yen.  The U.S. currency is down 0.2% vis-a-vis the kiwi and 0.1% relative to the Australian dollar and yuan.  The loonie has..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-18 17:08
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Emerging Market Currencies Is Where the Action Lies


"The unremarkable changes in dollar values against other advanced economy currencies has been a frequent theme lately of the weekly currency market essay.  Regrettably, that stability has continue..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-16 22:01
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, currency, dollar, economy, loonie, market

BoC Cuts Q1 GDP from 2.5% from 1.5% ? Loonie under pressure


"The post BoC Cuts Q1 GDP from 2.5% from 1.5% – Loonie under pressure appeared first on MarketPulse."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-16 16:13
Taggar: loonie, market

CAD Drops After Weak China Trade Data


"The Canadian dollar was lower Wednesday, losing some ground after a strong rally amid weak Chinese trade data. The loonie declined 0.22 of a cent to 91.76 cents US, amid data showing that China’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-10 19:41
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market

CAD Drops Before FOMC Minutes


"The Canadian dollar was lower Wednesday while the greenback appreciated slightly ahead of the mid-afternoon release of the minutes from last month’s interest rate meeting by the U.S. Federal Res..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-09 17:28
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market, rate

Comparatively Quiet Ahead of FOMC Minutes


"The dollar has recovered 0.3% against the yen.  The greenback is down 0.2% against the kiw and 0.1% versus the euro, Swissie and Australian dollar.  It’s unchanged relative to sterling..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-09 13:51
Taggar: dollar, loonie

Week In FX Americas ? Loonie Unable to Fly to High


"Canada’s bad February job report was quickly forgotten after Friday’s reported March surprise. The land with “the loonie” added +43k new jobs last month, the biggest increase i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-04 19:38
Taggar: loonie, market, report

USD/CAD ? Loonie Steady As Canadian Trade Balance Improves


"USD/CAD edged closer to the key 1.10 line, as the Canadian dollar has posted modest gains in Thursday trading. On the release front, Canadian Trade Balance posted a surplus of three straight declines..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-03 17:23
Taggar: day trading, dollar, employment, loonie, market, trade balance, trading

PMIs and an ECB Press Conference


"Prior to the ECB announcement, the dollar was narrowly up by 0.3% against the kiwi, 0.2% versus sterling and 0.1% relative to the euro, yen, Aussie dollar and Chinese yuan.  The Swiss franc is st..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-03 14:24
Taggar: announcement, aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, ecb announcement, kiwi, loonie

No Kidding Around: Many PMIs, Japan?s Tankan, and Interest Rate Decisions in Australia and India


"Currency markets have hardly reacted to a ton of data on this April Fool’s Day.  The dollar has edged 0.1% higher against the yen, loonie, sterling and Australian dollar and 0.1% lower vers..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-01 14:48
Taggar: announcement, currency, dollar, loonie, market

USD/CAD ? Loonie Flies Higher As Canadian GDP Rebounds


"USD/CAD trades in the low-1.10 range in Monday’s North American session. The Canadian dollar has showed some surprising strength, gaining about two cents in the past week. In the US, Chicago PMI..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-31 16:59
Taggar: chicago pmi, dollar, loonie, market

CAD Rises After Positive Data


"The loonie moved higher on early Monday motivated by a surprisingly strong improvement in the economy during the first month of the year. The Canadian dollar gained 0.41 of a cent to 90.83 before stoc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-31 16:39
Taggar: dollar, economy, loonie, market

Last Day of the First Quarter


"The dollar advanced 0.4% against the yen and 0.2% against the Australian and New Zealand dollars, but it is 0.3% softer versus the euro and Swiss franc and off 0.1% relative to sterling.  The loo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-31 14:23
Taggar: dollar, loonie

CAD Drops After Positive US Data is Released


"The Canadian dollar was lower Friday as investors looked to China to see if it will make any moves to address its economic slowdown. The loonie fell 0.09 of a cent to 90.56 cents US. Markets have been..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-28 16:14
Taggar: dollar, economy, loonie, market

Dovish BoC and Less Dovish Fed Bring CAD Down


"The Fed has been cutting back on those purchases, a key element of stimulus that had kept long-term rates low, and said Wednesday it would further taper purchases by another US$10 billion a month to $..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-28 16:13
Taggar: bank, loonie, market, rate

Euroland Sentiment Indices Unexpectedly Buoyant


"The dollar has risen 0.2% against the yen and 0.1% versus the Swiss franc and Australian dollar but also shows losses of 0.1% against hte kiwi, loonie and sterling.  The yuan and euro are unchang..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-28 14:08
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

USD/CAD ? Loonie Rally Continues As US Unemployment Claims Shine


"USD/CAD continues to drop, as the pair trades in the mid-1.10 range on Thursday. In Thursday news, US Unemployment Claims continue to drop, but Pending Home Sales disappointed with its second decline..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-27 18:27
Taggar: employment, home sales, loonie, market, point

Kiwi Climbs 0.8% against USD to 29-Month High of $0.8682


"The U.S. dollar also slipped overnight by 0.2% against sterling and 0.1% versus the loonie but has advanced by 0.3% against the euro and Swiss franc, 0.2% relative to the yen and 0.1% versus the yuan..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-27 14:06
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, loonie, trading

Aussie and New Zealand Dollars Strengthen


"The U.S. currency has declined 0.8% against the Australian dollar, which hit a 4-month high of USD 0.9237, 0.5% versus the kiwi, and 0.2% relative to the loonie.  The greenback is also unchanged..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-26 13:46
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

USD/CAD ? Loonie Starts Week At Multi-Year Lows


"USD/CAD is rangebound in Monday trading, as the Canadian dollar trades at low levels. Early in Monday’s North American session, the pair is trading above the 1.12 line. It’s a very quiet d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-24 17:47
Taggar: day trading, dollar, dollar trade, loonie, market, trading

Festering Geopolitical Tension and Mixed Purchasing Manager Survey Developments


"The dollar opened unchanged against the loonie, kiwi, and sterling in the final week of the first quarter.  Itis up 0.4% against the Swiss franc, 0.3% versus the yen and 0.2% relative to the euro..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-24 14:04
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Scant Change in Dollar


"The dollar is unchanged from Thursday closing levels against the yuan, loonie and sterling.  The U.S. currency lost 0.1% relative to the yen, euro and Swissie and shows larger 0.4% declines versu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-21 13:23
Taggar: currency, dollar, loonie, share

Central Bank Statements Not Actions Drive Loonie Lower


"The loonie continues to trade on the back foot this week after Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz commented tuesday that he couldn’t rule out the possibility of a rate cut. After the Reserve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-20 21:49
Taggar: bank, currency, loonie, market, rate

USD/CAD ? Loonie Tumbles After Yellen Rate Comments


"The US dollar was broadly higher on Wednesday, following remarks by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen that interest rates could go up in the US in early 2015. The Canadian dollar slid over 100 points..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-20 17:18
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market, point, rate, trading

Broadly Stronger Dollar in Wake of Yellen?s Press Conference


"The dollar shows overnight advances of 1.4% against the Swiss franc, 1.3% versus the kiwi, 1.2% vis-a-vis the euro and Australian currency, 0.9% against the loonie, 0.8% versus sterling, 0.7% against..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-20 13:38
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

USD/CAD ? Loonie Slides As Canadian Data Disappoints


"USD/CAD continues to lose ground on Wednesday, as the pair has climbed close to the 1.12 line. In economic news, the markets await the Federal Reserve’s policy statement, with another trim to QE..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-19 17:25
Taggar: loonie, market, point

Awaiting Possible New Clues from the FOMC


"The FOMC decision is due at 1600 GMT and will be followed by Janet Yellen’s first press conference a half hour later. Malaysian Flight 370 is still missing, with concerns climbing it will never..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-19 14:06
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Slow Day So Far


"The U.S. dollar gained 0.2% overnight against the euro, Swissie and sterling and 0.1% versus the yen and loonie.  The greenback is unchanged relative to the Australian dollar and yuan and down 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-11 14:27
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Canadian Dollar Drops After February?s Job Loss Report


"Canada’s dollar lost the most in more than two weeks after employers unexpectedly eliminated jobs in February, reviving speculation the central bank may need to cut interest rates to bolster eco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-07 17:13
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, loonie, market, rate, report

USD/CAD ? Building Permits, PMI Lift Loonie


"The Canadian dollar rally continues, as the currency is trading in the mid-1.09 range in Thursday trade. The loonie has now gained over 100 points since Tuesday.  In economic news, Canadian Building P..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-06 18:33
Taggar: currency, dollar, employment, loonie, market, point, trading

USD/CAD ? Loonie Rises As US Numbers Slide


"The Canadian dollar is showing gains on Wednesday, as USD/CAD trades in the mid-1.10 range. In economic news, it was another rough day for US releases, as ADP Non-Farm Payrolls and ISM Non-Farm Manufa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-05 18:20
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market, rate

Week in FX Americas ? The Loonie?s Flight of Fancy


"USD/CAD bulls have been cocksure of themselves this year. Being long dollars against the commodity and interest rate sensitive currency has been many speculators? go-to profitable trade for 2014. Thes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-28 21:25
Taggar: bank, bull, currency, dollar, finance, loonie, market, profit, rate

USD/CAD ? Loonie Struggling As US Unemployment Claims Jump


"The Canadian dollar continues to lose ground in Thursday trading. In the North American session, USD/CAD is trading in the mid-1.11 range. In economic news, Canadian Current Account posted a wider def..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-27 18:11
Taggar: day trading, dollar, durable goods, employment, goods orders, loonie, market, trading

USD/CAD ? Loonie Flirts With 1.11


"The Canadian dollar has edged lower on Wednesday. In the North American session, USD/CAD is trading at the 1.11 line. In the US, it’s a quiet day, with just two releases on the schedule, led by..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-26 18:00
Taggar: dollar, home sales, loonie, market, point, trading

USD/CAD ? Loonie Flirts With 1.11


"The Canadian dollar has edged lower on Wednesday. In the North American session, USD/CAD is trading at the 1.11 line. In the US, it’s a quiet day, with just two releases on the schedule, led by..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-26 18:00
Taggar: dollar, home sales, loonie, market, point, trading

Fresh Declines in Ukraine and Russian Currencies


"Overnight dollar movements have been limited to gains of 0.2% against the yen and Aussie dollar and of 0.1% relative to the Swiss franc, offset by 0.1% dips against the kiwi, loonie and sterling. ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-26 14:50
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

USD/CAD ? Loonie Starts Off Week with Gains


"Early in the North American session, the pair is back below the 1.11 level.  In economic news, US Existing Home Sales ended the week on a sour note, as the key indicator slumped to its lowest level si..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-24 18:16
Taggar: home sales, inflation, loonie, market, retail sales

Week In FX Americas ? Loonies Takes A Brief Flight


"Canada released two conflicting data points at the same time on Friday ? retail sales and inflation. The loonie briefly gained support from only one release and that was the news that Canadian January..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-21 19:14
Taggar: cpi, inflation, loonie, market, point, retail sales

Canadian Dollar, Australian Dollar and Chinese Yuan Are Weaker


"The loonie has traded 0.6% lower against its U.S. counterpart ahead of the release of Canadian retail sales later today, which probably did poorly.  Canadian consumer prices also arrive. The yuan..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-21 14:45
Taggar: loonie, retail sales

European GDP Growth Last Quarter Beats Expectations and Lifts Euro


"The dollar had depreciated by 0.9% against the Swiss franc, 0.8% relative to the euro, and 0.7% versus sterling.  The greenback also lost 0.6% against the yen, 0.7% versus the kiwi, and 0.4% rela..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-14 15:51
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Markets Warm to Canada?s Plan for 2015 Surplus


"Traders are betting the Canadian dollar fell too far, too fast in its worst start to a year in more than four decades, as rising commodities prices and a forecast budget surplus damp speculation for i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-14 02:46
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market, rate

Several Japanese Indicators Released but Little Currency Movement the Monday


"The dollar is unchanged against the euro, Swissie and loonie, up 0.4% against the Australian and New Zealand dollars, up 0.1% versus sterling and down 0.1% relative to the yuan and yen.  Emerging..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-10 14:55
Taggar: currencies, dollar, loonie, market, share

Week in FX Americas ? Loonies Reprieve From Jobs Data


"Canada’s labor force survey headline looked solid on Friday, however, on drilling down it was weak in the details. Canada added more jobs than expected last month, fueled by full-time hires; it..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-07 20:11
Taggar: economy, employment, loonie, market, rate

Ahead of an Important U.S. Jobs Report


"Overnight movements in the dollar have been limited to dips of 0.1% against the loonie and sterling and upticks of 0.3% versus the Aussie dollar and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yen and euro.  The dollar i..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-07 15:23
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

USD/CAD ? Loonie Under Pressure As US Employment Numbers Slide


"The Canadian dollar is under pressure in Wednesday trading, as USD/CAD has pushed above the 1.11 level early in the North American session. In economic releases, Canadian Building Permits posted anoth..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-05 17:59
Taggar: day trading, dollar, employment, loonie, market, trading

Weaker Canadian, Australian and U.S. Dollars


"The U.S. dollar rose overnight by 1.0% against the Aussie currency and 0.6% versus the loonie but is down 0.9% relative to the Swiss franc, 0.3% against the yen and euro and 0.1 vis-a-vis sterling...."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-23 14:57
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar Strengthening as 3-Day U.S. Holiday Weekend Ends


"U.S. markets will reopen following the MLK holiday, but activity will continue to be dampened by a big storm in the Northeast. The dollar gained overnight by 0.7% against the kiwi, 0.5% relative to th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-21 13:51
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Chinese Data Released on a U.S. Holiday


"The U.S. Martin Luther King JR. holiday has sucked leadership out of today’s market action. The dollar shows only small changes from Friday’s closing, losing 0.3% against the euro and Auss..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-20 18:50
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, share

Weaker Aussie Dollar and a Bunch of Items of Interest


"The Aussie dollar fell 1.2% against its U.S. counterpart.  The U.S. dollar otherwise slipped 0.3% against the loonie and Swiss franc, 0.2% relative to the yen and 0.1% against the euro.  The..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-16 16:24
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point, rate

Equities Find Better Footing and Dollar Firmer, Too


"The dollar rose overnight by 0.6% against the Swiss franc, 0.5% relative to the euro, 0.4% against the Aussie dollar, 0.2% vis-a-vis the loonie and kiwi, and 0.1% against the yuan, yen and sterling. J..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-15 15:09
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

More Signs of Europe Improving


"The dollar is narrowly mixed ahead of the ECB press conference.  The Bank of Korea and Bank of England already have announced unchanged policy stances.  The dollar is up 0.3% against the Aus..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-09 14:51
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Euro a bit Lower Despite Positive German Data


"The dollar climbed overnight by 0.3% against the loonie, 0.2% versus the euro, Swiss franc and yen and 0.1% relative to the kiwi.  Sterling is 0.1% stronger, and the yuan and Aussie dollar are un..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-08 14:21
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Yellen Confirmed by Senate


"The senate approved the nomination of Janet Yellen as the next Fed Chairperson by a comparatively underwhelming 56-26 margin.  Many Republicans opposed the choice on principle, and there were sev..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-07 14:19
Taggar: dollar, loonie, margin

Service Sector European PMIs Decent Enough


"Overnight dollar changes limited to gains of 0.3% against the loonie and 0.2% versus the Aussie dollar and sterling.  The dollar also has dipped 0.1% against the yen and euro and is unchanged ver..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-06 15:31
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Curtain Opens on 2014 Trading


"The dollar has a seasonal tendency to appreciate in the first couple of days of the year, and 2014 has not been an exception.  The greenback gained 1.1% against the Swiss franc, 0.9% relative to..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-02 15:50
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

The Week Bridging 2013 and 2014: Part One


"Compared to closing levels last Friday, the dollar is marginally changed against the yen, euro and Swiss franc but down 0.6% against the loonie, Australian dollar, and sterling and off 0.9% relative t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-31 22:43
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, margin, share

Boxing Day Observances Keep Markets Quiet


"A mixed dollar shows gains of 0.3% against the yen and loonie, 0.2% versus the Swiss franc and kiwi and 0.1% relative to the yuan and euro but declines of 0.7% against sterling and 0.5% vis-a-vis Aust..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-26 20:27
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Tankan Survey and Flash Ezone PMI Results above Expectations


"The dollar this Monday shows overnight declines of 0.4% against the Swiss franc, 0.3% versus the euro and 0.1% relative to the yen and sterling.  The greenback climbed 0.3% against the Australian..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-16 14:43
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Dollar Drifts Downward along with the Snow


"Much of the U.S. is blanketed with the white stuff, including the Northeast which is experiencing wintry weather for a second straight day. The dollar fell overnight by 0.3% against the yen, 0.2% vers..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-10 15:16
Taggar: dollar, loonie

Dollar in a Holding Pattern


"The dollar is unchanged from Wednesday closing levels against the euro, Swissie, kiwi and yuan.  The U.S. currency has edged up 0.2% against sterling but is 0.2% lower versus the yen and 0.1% sof..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-05 14:20
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Significant Day for Data Releases


"The dollar climbed against commodity-sensitive currencies, gaining 1.2% against the Aussie dollar, 0.5% versus the kiwi and 0.1% relative to the loonie. Opec oil ministers meeting in Vienna hope to le..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-04 15:26
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie, oil

Softer Share Prices and Dollar


"The dollar slid overnight by 0.6% against the kiwi, 0.4% versus the yen, Swiss franc and sterling, 0.3% relative to the euro, and 0.2% against the Australian dollar.  The greenback is unchanged a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-03 15:29
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Rundown


"From Monday’s close to 14:30 GMT on Wednesday, the dollar advanced against commodity-sensitive currencies like the Aussie dollar (0.9%), kiwi (0.8%) and loonie (0.3%) but fell 0.9% versus sterli..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-27 17:09
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Aussie and New Zealand Dollars Weaken while Euro and Swissie Strengthen


"The U.S. dollar has risen 0.7% and 0.6% against the Oz and kiwi but is 0.3% softer relative to the euro and Swiss franc.  The dollar also climbed 0.3% relative to the loonie and is unchanged vis-..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-22 14:13
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

USD/CAD ? Loonie Edges Higher As Foreign Securities Purchases Jumps


"The Canadian dollar has started the week in the right direction, posting slight gains on Monday. Early in the North American session, USD/CAD is trading in the low-1.04 range. In economic news, Canadi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-18 17:44
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market, trading

Soaking in Yellen Testimony and Awaiting U.S. Industrial Production


"The dollar shows no overnight net change against the yuan, loonie and sterling.  The greenback is up 0.2% versus the Swiss franc and 0.1% relative to the euro but has fallen by 0.2% against the A..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-15 14:50
Taggar: dollar, loonie

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Remains Under Pressure


"The Canadian dollar is showing almost no movement, as it continues to trade close to the 1.05 level in Wednesday trading. The loonie has been struggling against the surging US dollar, as USD/CAD has s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-13 18:04
Taggar: day trading, dollar, loonie, market, point, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Under Pressure, Tests 1.05


"The Canadian dollar remains under pressure, as it trades close to the 1.05 level in Tuesday trading. The loonie continues to struggle against the surging US dollar, as USD/CAD has shot up about 200 po..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-12 16:52
Taggar: day trading, dollar, loonie, market, point, trading

Sinking Confidence amid Disinflation


"The dollar strengthened overnight by 0.7% against sterling, 0.5% versus the yen and kiwi, 0.4% relative to the Australian dollar, 0.2% against the loonie and 0.1% vis-a-vis the euro and Swiss franc.&#..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-12 15:29
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Depressed Yen


"The yen at 99.20 is 1.0% weaker than the dollar, which otherwise shows dips of 0.2% against the Swiss franc and euro and 0.1% versus the kiwi.  The dollar is up 0.2% relative to the Australian do..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-11 14:26
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Steadier Currency Landscape


"The euro sank yesterday to as low as $1.3294 after the surprise ECB rate cut, but the lows didn’t hold.  Key currency relationships are steady today.  The euro is at $1.3419 and unchan..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-08 14:47
Taggar: currency, dollar, loonie, rate

ECB Cuts Interest Rates, Surprising Analysts Who Didn?t Expect Such Before December.


"The dollar has marked time overnight and on balance is unchanged against the euro, yen and kiwi, up 0.1% versus sterling and the Swiss franc, up 0.3% relative to the Aussie dollar, and down 0.1% vis-a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-07 14:55
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

USD/CAD drops to 1.0420 as Commodities Rally


"Canada?s dollar strengthened for the first time in three days amid a rally in commodities including crude oil, the nation?s biggest export. The currency, called the loonie, gained versus most major pe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-07 04:33
Taggar: currency, dollar, loonie, market, oil

USD/CAD ? Loonie Moves Higher As Ivey PMI Soars


"The Canadian dollar has improved in Wednesday trading. The currency has recovered from yesterday’s losses, as USD/CAD trades in the low-1.04 range in the North American session. In Canada, Build..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-06 18:24
Taggar: currency, day trading, dollar, loonie, market, trading

Slightly Softer Dollar and Yen


"The dollar edged 0.1% higher against the yen but is otherwise down 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.4% versus the euro, 0.3% relative to the Swiss franc, sterling and Australian dollar, and 0.1% against the l..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-06 15:44
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, share

Central Banks Manhandle Their Currencies


"Who ever shouts the loudest tends to be heard first, and for the longest time. This week in Capital Markets policy makers are required to perform all the ‘jawboning’ and few are leaving li..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-05 13:16
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, loonie, market

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Climbs as GDP Beats Estimate


"USD/CAD is higher on Thursday. The Canadian dollar has finally shown some upward movement, as it trades in the low-1.04 range in Thursday’s North American session. The loonie received help from..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-31 16:50
Taggar: dollar, employment, loonie, market

FOMC Not Expected to Change Policy at Today?s Meeting


"The dollar is narrowly mixed with dips of 0.3% against the Aussie dollar, 0.2% versus the kiwi, and 0.1% relative to the euro, Swiss franc and sterling but upticks of 0.3% against the loonie and 0.1%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-30 14:01
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Week in FX Americas ? The Loonie Has Lost The Plot


"The CAD was on a collision course only minutes after BoC Governor Poloz indicated that policy makers were taking a step back from their hawkish rhetoric that has been in play ever since the BoE’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-25 19:15
Taggar: loonie, market

USD/CAD ? Loonie Lower As Umemployment Claims Falters


"The Canadian dollar continues its losing ways, as USD/CAD has crossed above the 1.04 line in Thursday trading. The loonie has now surrendered about 140 points in the past two days. Taking a look at ec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-24 17:24
Taggar: day trading, dollar, employment, loonie, market, point, trading

Several Things to Focus Upon


"The dollar is generally steady, stocks are mixed, and there have been some data surprises. The dollar is unchanged against the Australian dollar and the yen, up 0.3% against the kiwi and 0.1% relative..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-24 14:24
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

USD/CAD ? No Change To Rate, Loonie Loses Ground


"The Canadian dollar has lost about one cent on Wednesday, as USD/CAD has pushed higher and is trading close to the 1.04 line in Wednesday’s North American session. As expected, the Bank of Canad..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-23 17:06
Taggar: bank, dollar, loonie, market, rate, trading

BoC Drops Rate Hike Bias Softer Loonie after holding rates steady


"The post BoC Drops Rate Hike Bias Softer Loonie after holding rates steady appeared first on MarketPulse."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-23 16:31
Taggar: loonie, market, rate

USD/CAD ? Loonie Improves After Weak Non-Farm Payrolls


"The Canadian dollar has gained ground on Tuesday, as USD/CAD trades slightly below the 1.03 line in the North American session. US Non-Farm Payrolls was a major disappointment, as the key employment i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-22 16:32
Taggar: dollar, employment, loonie, market, point, rate

Chinese Data Mostly as Expected


"This week, which began fraught with expectation, is ending on a pretty quiet note with few data releases other than a slew of Chinese figures. The dollar is unchanged against the yen, loonie and yuan..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-18 13:32
Taggar: dollar, loonie

USD/CAD near 1.0340 as U.S. Shuts Down


"The Canadian dollar fell against its so-called commodity-currency counterpart in Australia as the U.S. government began its first partial shutdown in 17 years, imperiling growth in Canada?s biggest tr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-02 05:00
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, loonie, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Edges Higher As GDP Rebounds


"USD/CAD has edged lower in Monday trading. The pair dipped below the 1.03 level in the North American session, as the loonie took advantage of a solid Canadian GDP release. In other economic events, C..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-30 16:19
Taggar: chicago pmi, day trading, inflation, loonie, trading

Concerns about Western Growth and Chinese Money Markets


"The dollar fell 0.6% against the kiwi overnight but is otherwise narrowly mixed with upticks of 0.2% against the euro and yen and 0.1% versus the Swiss franc and sterling but downticks against other c..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-26 13:42
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Mixed Results from Second-Tier Data


"A generally quiet day so far.  The dollar has gained against commodity-sensitive currencies, rising 0.7% against the kiwi, 0.4% versus the Australian dollar and 0.2% relative to the loonie. ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-25 13:18
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

USD/CAD at 1.0320 after Summers? Fed Withdrawal


"The Canadian dollar increased to its strongest level in a month amid speculation the U.S. Federal Reserve won?t put an early end to its expansionary monetary policy, boosting riskier assets. The looni..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-17 02:04
Taggar: currency, dollar, loonie

Spotlight on the U.S.


"Currency markets have been marking time ahead of the U.S. release of retail sales, producer prices, and the latest Reuters/U. Michigan reading of U.S. consumer confidence.  The dollar is unchange..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-13 13:02
Taggar: consumer confidence, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, retail sales

Comparatively Quiet Markets


"In the wake of President Obama’s address on Syria, the dollar is unchanged against the Swissie, kiwi and yuan, up 0.1% versus the euro and Australian dollar, and down 0.2% relative to sterling a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-11 13:39
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Awaiting U.S. Jobs Data


"The dollar has lost 0.8% against the kiwi, 0.6% versus the loonie, 0.4% relative to the yen and Australian dollar and 0.1% versus the Swiss franc.  The dollar is also unchanged against sterling..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-06 14:15
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

A Sea of Data Fails to Stir the Dollar


"The dollar is unchanged against the euro, kiwi, yuan and sterling and down just 0.1% versus the yen, loonie, Australian dollar and Swiss franc. The big overnight news was a vote by Britain’s Hou..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-30 14:03
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Firmer Dollar


"The dollar has benefited from the lessening imminence of U.S./UN military action against Syria.  The greenback rose overnight by 0.8% against the Swiss franc, 0.6% versus the euro, 0.5% relative..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-29 14:04
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Quiet start to Last Week of August


"A narrowly mixed dollar shows gains of 0.2% against the loonie and Swiss franc and 0.1% versus the euro and Aussie dollar, no change relative to the yuan, and declines of 0.3% relative to the kiwi and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-26 13:17
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

USD/CAD at 1.05 on Bets Economy Slowing


"Canada?s dollar lost the most in more than two months as wholesale and retail sales fell and consumer-price gains stayed below the central bank?s inflation target for a 15th month, fueling concern the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-26 02:04
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, inflation, loonie, retail sales

Week in FX Americas ? Gold And Loonie Prices Diverge


"Commodity sensitive currencies did not garner much love from “yellow metal” this week. The latest ‘loonie’ and Aussie price moves appear to have decoupled themselves ever so sl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-24 18:33
Taggar: aussie, currencies, gold, loonie

USD/CAD ? Loonie Continues to Drop After Weak Wholesales Sales Release


"The Canadian dollar continues to lose ground against its US counterpart, continuing the trend we’ve seen all week. USD/CAD was trading in the mid-1.04 range in the North American session. The lo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-21 17:08
Taggar: dollar, home sales, loonie, trading

Stronger Dollar, Weaker Bonds and Stocks Ahead of FOMC Minutes


"Investors hope to get fresh insights into what the FOMC might announce next month on QE3 from minutes of the prior FOMC meeting, which get published at 18:00 GMT today. Meantime, the dollar has risen..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-21 13:41
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Weaker Yen Helps to Lift Equities


"The yen is weaker than 98/USD and 1.3% below its Monday close.  Other dollar pairs are hardly changed with gains of 0.3% versus the Swiss franc, 0.2% relative to the loonie, and 0.1% against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-13 13:33
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

Japanese GDP Data Weaker than Forecast


"The dollar opened this week with gains of 0.6% against the yen and Swissie, 0.4% versus the Aussie and New Zealand dollars, 0.3% relative to the euro, 0.2% vis-a-vis the loonie and 0.1% against sterli..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-12 13:28
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, loonie

CAD Rises on US Jobless Claims and Chinese Data


"The Canadian dollar saw an uptick Thursday, pushed upwards by strong export and import data from the U.S. that eased some concerns over the slowdown in the world?s second-largest economy. The loonie c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-08 16:25
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, loonie, market, report

Mixed Data and a Couple of Central Bank Meetings


"The dollar rose 0.4% against the yen, drawing very near the 100 threshold.  The dollar otherwise has dropped 0.3% against the loonie, which was supported by strong Canadian retail sales figures.&..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-23 17:33
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, retail sales

USD/CAD Below 1.04 on Sales Data


"The Canadian dollar rose against all of its 16 most-traded peers, drawing strength from a government report pointing to a revival of economic growth. The loonie, as the currency is nicknamed, erased a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-19 03:54
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, loonie, point, report

Stronger Dollar Early Monday


"The dollar has risen 1.0% against the yen, 0.7% versus the Swissie, 0.6% relative to the kiwi, 0.5% against the euro and sterling, 0.3% versus the loonie and 0.1% against the Australian dollar. ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-15 14:14
Taggar: dollar, indicators, kiwi, loonie, share

Week in FX Americas ? Loonie Rides Alone Amongst Commodity Pairs


"The key focus come Monday will be on the data from China this weekend. Q2 GDP growth is expected to come in at +7.5% but there concerns remain over H2 and the political willingness to accept lower gro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-13 16:30
Taggar: loonie

USD/CAD ? Loonie Improves as Canadian Trade Balance Beats Expectations


"The Canadian dollar has spent the past week above the 1.05 line, but finally managed to push into 1.04 territory on Thursday. USD/CAD is trading very close to the  1.05 line early in the North America..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-04 16:44
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market, trade balance, trading, us market

Week In FX Americas ? Loonie Loses Rock Star Status


"The Canadian Economy has now officially lost its financial rock-star mentor, ex-BoC governor Carney. Next Monday, on Canada Day, Mark Carney starts his new role as the new top dog at the Bank of Engla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-28 21:28
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, loonie

Roller Coaster Ride in Asian Equities


"The dollar has retreated 0.4% against the yen, 0.3% versus the loonie, and 0.1% against the Aussie dollar and sterling but has edged up 0.2% relative to the yuan and 0.1% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-25 13:16
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Week in FX Americas ? Go On: Lean On The Loonie


"Finally, someone is looking to ‘lean on the loonie’. This currency is only now trying to play catch up with its antipodean foes -the Aussie and the Kiwi. Both of those currencies of late h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-21 16:35
Taggar: aussie, bank, currencies, currency, currency pair, kiwi, loonie, trading

Canadian Dollar Pulls Back in Forex Trading


"Loonie forecast in currency tradingWhat's next for the Canadian dollar in forex trading? That might depend, in part, on what happens with the Federal Reserve. Speculation that stimulus efforts might s..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-18 10:08
Taggar: bank, currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, loonie, market, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Rally Continues Ahead of US Employment Data


"The US dollar was broadly weaker on Thursday, and the loonie made sure not to miss the party. The Canadian dollar picked up around 70 points, and briefly pushed below the 1.02 line. USD/CAD has bounce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-07 13:31
Taggar: dollar, employment, loonie, point, rate, trading

USD/CAD ? Edges Up as Canadian Trade Balance Disappoints


"The Canadian dollar began the new week with strong gains against the US currency, but has given up much of those gains in the Tuesday session. USD/CAD punched across the 1.03 level in the European ses..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-04 16:26
Taggar: currency, dollar, loonie, market, trade balance, trading

Loonie Loses Ground in Currency Trading


"Canadian dollar in forex tradingLoonie is losing ground again in forex trading on the currency market as risk aversion makes an appearance, and as other issues weigh on the currency. Canadian dollar i..."

Canadian Dollar Mixed on Global Turmoil


"Loonie in forex tradingCanadian dollar is mixed today, teetering between gains and losses against its major counterparts. Markets all over the world are in turmoil following the latest economic news o..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-23 11:00
Taggar: currency, dollar, forex, forex trading, loonie, market, oil, trading

Canadian Dollar Struggles in Forex Trading


"Loonie in currency tradingCanadian dollar is struggling today in forex trading on the currency market as oil prices fall and as the US dollar strengthens. Indeed, with the US dollar strengthening pret..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-21 09:24
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, loonie, market, oil, trading

Dollar Nicely Bid this Friday


"Fresh impetus for a firm dollar was provided by San Francisco President Williams.  Usually aligned with Bernanke, he expressed growing confidence in the U.S. labor market and suggested that quant..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-17 13:24
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Another Tumble in the Price of Gold


"Commodities continue to lose favor.  Gold dropped 1.7% overnight to $1372.70 per ounce.  Oil fell by 0.9% to $93.43 per barrel. The commodity-sensitive currencies of Australia and New Zealan..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-16 13:25
Taggar: currencies, currency, gold, loonie, oil

Weak Ezone GDP Data Sends Euro Below $1.2900


"The dollar is stronger across the board, with gains of 0.8% against the Swissie, 0.6% versus the euro, 0.4% relative to the yen, loonie and Aussie dollar, 0.2% against the kiwi, and 0.1% versus the yu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-15 14:11
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

Canadian Dollar Heads Lower in Forex Trading


"Loonie in currency tradingCanadian dollar is headed lower today in forex trading on the currency market, thanks to a drop by commodities. Along with other commodity currencies, like the Aussie, loonie..."

USD/CAD Moves to 1.0050 as RBA Lowers Rate


"Canada?s dollar gained against its U.S. counterpart for a third day as the Reserve Bank of Australia cut its benchmark interest rate to a record 2.75 percent, intensifying the search for higher-yieldi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-08 04:34
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, loonie, rate

Week in FX Americas ? NFP Beat Caps A Better Week For The Dollar


"The individuals who sold the loonie on the appointment of Stephen Poloz, as new Governor at the Bank of Canada got small burnt. The positive USD/CAD bounce for the unknown new banker did not last too..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-05 16:36
Taggar: bank, bear, loonie, point, rate

Week in FX Americas ? NFP Beat Caps A Better Week For The Dollar


"The individuals who sold the loonie on the appointment of Stephen Poloz, as new Governor at the Bank of Canada got small burnt. The positive USD/CAD bounce for the unknown new banker did not last too..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-03 16:36
Taggar: bank, bear, loonie, point, rate

USD/CAD ? Little Change Ahead of FOMC Statement


"USD/CAD is trading quietly on Wednesday, and was trading in the 1.0070 range early in the North American session. The loonie has  been making steady progress against the US dollar, and USD/CAD fell be..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-01 16:15
Taggar: bank, dollar, employment, loonie, market, trading

Somewhat Softer Dollar


"With holiday closures in Japan for Showa Day (commemorating the era of former Emperor Hirohito) and China for Labor Day, the dollar had declined 0.7% against the kiwi, 0.6% versus the Australian dolla..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-29 13:37
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

USD/CAD ? Loonie Breaks Below 1.02 Line as US Employment Data Shines


"The Canadian dollar continues to improve, and USD/CAD was trading just below the 1.02 level in Friday’s European session. The loonie has posted a modest rally after coming close to the 1.03 line..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-26 12:23
Taggar: consumer sentiment, dollar, employment, loonie, rate, trading

Across-the-Board Declines in the Dollar


"The dollar has fallen 1.1% against sterling, 0.8% versus the kiwi, 0.5% relative to the yen,  0.4% against the euro and Australian dollar, 0.3% vis-a-vis the loonie and Swiss franc and 0.1% again..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-25 12:55
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Week in FX Americas ? Loonie Is As Boring As It?s Data


"Despite the mass fallout in commodity prices this week, the loonie has traded in a well-contained range. It has been trading like a currency that time forgot, unlike its partner in crime the AUD down-..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-20 12:47
Taggar: aussie, currency, loonie, trading

USD/CAD Near 1.0250 Before G-20 Meeting


"The Canadian dollar traded at almost a one-month low before a Group of 20 meeting that may offer clues about measures by central banks to jump-start economic growth. The loonie, as the currency is nic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-19 05:13
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, dollar trade, finance, loonie

Loonie Rises against US Dollar


"Canadian dollar in forex tradingLoonie is rising against the US dollar today, heading higher in forex trading as commodities make a recovery. Recently, gold and oil prices, along with copper, have bee..."

USD/CAD Moves to Above 1.02 as Gold Rises


"The Canadian dollar rose against its U.S. counterpart after yesterday?s largest drop in more than a year as gold pared losses following a 14 percent two-day plunge that damped demand for commodity-lin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-17 03:54
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, dollar, gold, loonie, trading

Oil Prices Drag on Canadian Dollar in Currency Trading


"Loonie in forex tradingOil prices are dragging on the loonie today, as well as general risk appetite and problems across commodity currencies. The latest news out of China, indicating a slowdown, has..."

Week in FX Americas ? When Will The Loonie Begin Its Real ?Fall From Grace??


"Why is the CAD not any lower? Gold is off $60, crude is down $3 and Friday’s US data disappointed. As per usual, for an uninteresting currency that has been trading in a contained range so far t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-13 14:00
Taggar: bear, currency, dollar, gold, loonie, market, point, trading

Canadian Dollar Falls as Risk Appetite Drops


"Loonie in currency tradingCanadian dollar is falling today as risk appetite drops by quite a bit. There's a lot going on that is loonie-negative right now. First of all, US economic data disappointed..."

Euro Stronger and Dollar Soft


"The euro reached new highs of $1.3135 and JPY 130.84.  The yen matched but did not go through yesterday’s low of 99.87 per dollar.  On balance since Wednesday’s closing levels, t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-11 13:38
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Canadian Dollar Gets Boost from Yield Seekers


"Loonie in forex tradingCanadian dollar is getting a boost today, thanks in large part to yield seekers. Forex traders looking for higher yields are turning to the loonie, which offers better yields th..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-10 12:07
Taggar: announcement, dollar, forex, forex trade, forex trading, loonie, oil, trading

Week in FX Americas ? Loonie Had More than ?A? Wing Clipped


"There is no denying it and no real excuse for it, the pitiful Canadian jobs report that shred -$54k jobs yesterday certainly overshadowed Friday’s dismal US employment report (+88k vs. +200k). T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-06 15:02
Taggar: employment, loonie, report

Currencies Marking Time Ahead of Key Central Bank Meetings


"The dollar is unchanged against the euro, Swiss franc, yuan and sterling.  The greenback has risen 0.1% relative to the yen and Aussie dollar but dipped 0.2% versus the kiwi and by 0.1% against t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-03 13:41
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

USD/CAD Moves to 1.0150 as China Growth Boosts Demand


"The Canadian dollar reached a five- week high against its U.S. counterpart as Chinese data showed growth for the world?s biggest consumer of metals and energy and supported the currencies of commodity..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-03 05:05
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, dollar, employment, loonie

Canadian Dollar a Little Higher Today


"Loonie in forex tradingCanadian dollar is a little higher right now, following fluctuations against the US dollar in currency trading on the FX market.  Loonie has been fluctuating on the recent..."

Canadian Dollar Heads Higher Against Pound, Euro in Forex Trading


"Loonie in currency tradingCanadian dollar is logging gains against the pound and the euro in forex trading on the currency market today. Worries about the state of European economies are weighing on t..."

Loonie Gains on Risk Appetite, Oil Prices


"Canadian dollar in forex tradingLoonie is gaining today, heading higher as risk appetite returns to the market, and as oil prices gain ground. Risk appetite is returning as the latest economic data ou..."

USD/CAD ? Drops Below 1.02 as Cyprus Reaches Deal


"The Canadian dollar has improved in Monday trading, as USD/CAD has dropped below the 1.02 line. The loonie has received a boost as Cyprus reached terms with the European Union and the International Mo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-25 15:04
Taggar: day trading, dollar, financial, loonie, market, spread, trading

Week in FX Americas ? Boring Loonie Continues A Sideways Chop


"With no North American data to bully the loonie on Friday, the interest and commodity sensitive currency ended the week trading rudderless in another tight boring range. Many investors have shifted th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-23 15:30
Taggar: bull, currency, loonie, trading

Canadian Dollar Finds Support against US Dollar


"Loonie in forex tradingCanadian dollar is finding support today in forex trading against the US dollar. The loonie is heading higher, thanks to better risk appetite, and to the prospect of better econ..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-20 10:04
Taggar: currency, dollar, forex, forex trading, loonie, market, rate, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Loonie Moves Higher, Tests 1.02 Line


"The Canadian dollar has edged higher in Monday trading, as USD/CAD was trading just above the 1.02 level. The loonie was bolstered as Canadian Foreign Securities Purchases hit a four-month high. The i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-18 16:35
Taggar: announcement, currency, day trading, dollar, loonie, market, point, trading

USD/ CAD ? Loonie Breaks Out, Tests 1.02 Level


"After a week that has seen little activity, USD/CAD has woken up, as the Canadian dollar has posted gains against the US currency. The loonie posted sharp gains in Thursday’s North American sess..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-15 13:39
Taggar: consumer sentiment, cpi, currency, day trading, dollar, loonie, trading

Friday Profit-Taking


"The dollar and stocks are lower this Ides of March. The dollar fell 0.5% against the yen, euro and Swiss franc but is unchanged versus the yen and yuan.  The greenback dipped 0.1% against the loo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-15 13:26
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Loonie Gains Ground in Forex Trading


"Currency trading with the Canadian dollarLoonie is gaining ground today, climbing against most of its major counterparts as risk appetite made an appearance on the FX market.  One of the big help..."

US Dollar Falls Back after Gaining Earlier


"Greenback in currency tradingUS dollar is falling back today, following earlier gains. The greenback is lower in currency trading against the euro, although it retains its edge against the pound and t..."

Loonie Gains Ground against Majors


"Canadian dollar in forex tradingLoonie is gaining ground against its major counterparts today, heading higher as better than expected economic news helps the Canadian currency. Canada added 50,700 job..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-11 08:19
Taggar: currency, dollar, forex, forex trading, loonie, market, oil, rate, trading

Loonie Rallies As Employment Numbers Beat Street


"The Canadian dollar strengthened for a second day against its U.S. counterpart after the nation?s employment rose than economists forecast in February on gains by service industries, keeping the joble..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-08 16:01
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, employment, loonie, rate

Small Trade Deficit Sees Canadian Dollar Gain from almost 8-Month Low


"The Canadian dollar strengthened from an almost eight-month low against its U.S. counterpart as the nation recorded the smallest merchandise trade deficit in almost a year in January on exports of cru..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-08 02:55
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, employment, loonie, market, oil

CAD Drops after BoC Calls Current Rate Appropiate


"The Canadian dollar weakened against its U.S. counterpart after the Bank of Canada indicated it won?t raise interest rates anytime soon. Canada?s currency, nicknamed the loonie for the image of the aq..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-06 18:14
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, inflation, loonie, rate

Loonie Continues to See Downward Pressure


"Canadian dollar in currency tradingCanadian dollar continues to struggle in currency trading on the FX market today, thanks to concerns about the economic situation. Even though other risk assets are..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-05 11:00
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, fx market, loonie, market, trading

Loonie Drops Again, Thanks to Economic Expectations


"Canadian dollar in currency tradingLoonie is dropping again in forex trading, thanks in large part to more lackluster economic expectations.  Tomorrow, the GDP performance for December is expecte..."

USD/CAD ? Almost Unchanged as Markets Monitor Italian Crisis


"USD/CAD is showing little activity, as the pair trades in the high-1.02 range. The US dollar continues to pressure the loonie, and briefly pushed above the 1.03 line on Tuesday. In the US, manufacturi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-27 17:01
Taggar: dollar, durable goods, goods orders, loonie, market

Canadian Dollar Lower against Other Majors


"Loonie in forex tradingCanadian dollar is lower against other majors in currency trading on the FX market today, thanks in large part to concerns about the economy. The Canadian economy has been falte..."

Week in FX Americas ? Investors Expect Better Levels To Own The Loonie


"The loonie fell to a fresh seven-month low against the US, its largest trading partner, after Friday’s disappointing December retail sales print (–2.1%) and a soft January inflation report..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-23 18:00
Taggar: bank, currency, economy, inflation, loonie, point, report, retail sales, trading

Canadian Dollar Drops Dramatically


"Currency trading with the loonieCanadian dollar is dropping dramatically in forex trading on the currency market today. Thanks to concerns about the global economy, as well as disappointing economic d..."

Canadian Dollar Loses Ground in Forex Trading


"Loonie down in currency tradingCanadian dollar is losing ground today in forex trading, dropping on economic concerns. The job market has been struggling, and there are concerns about the retail sales..."

USD/CAD ? Greenback Posts More Gains Against Loonie


"USD/CAD continues to edge higher, as the pair is now trading above the 1.01 line. The US dollar has been making slow but steady progress against the loonie this week, and has now gained about a cent a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-19 16:23
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market, trading, us market

Stronger Yen and Aussie Dollar


"The U.S. dollar has declined 0.5% against the yen and 0.4% relative to the Australian dollar.  Other overnight dollar movement has been muted, with gains of 0.2% versus the loonie and 0.1% agains..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-19 14:40
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, pound

Week in FX Americas ? A Loonie Stumble Could lead To A Fall


"The Loonie bulls got rapped on the knuckles after Friday’s Canadian manufacturing data. The strong loonie may have helped cause December’s poor manufacturing headline. Shipments on the mon..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-15 21:19
Taggar: bull, loonie

Canadian Dollar Drops on December Manufacturing Sales


"Loonie in forex tradingCanadian dollar is dropping today, heading lower on the latest economic data. Concerns about what's next for the Canadian economy are weighing on the loonie in forex trading. De..."

Weaker-than-Projected Ezone GDP Depresses Euro and European Equities


"The dollar has risen 0.9% against the euro and 0.6% versus the Swiss franc.  The U.S. currency otherwise is up 0.2% relative to sterling and 0.1% against the loonie and Aussie dollar but down 0.3..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-14 14:50
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Loonie Makes Some Gains in Forex Trading


"Currency trading with the Canadian dollarLoonie is making some gains in forex trading today, following some earlier losses. However, the gains are far from assured, and there is still a good chance th..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-12 11:27
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, economy, forex, forex trading, loonie, trading

Canadian Dollar Drops on Employment Data


"Loonie in currency tradingCanadian dollar is heading lower against its major counterparts today, thanks to a drop in employment. Economists had expected to see a growth in employment in Canada for Jan..."

Focus on Bank of England and ECB


"The dollar is narrowly mixed with gains of 0.4% against the kiwi, 0.2% versus the euro and yen, and 0.1% against the Australian dollar but declines of 0.3% versus the Swiss franc and sterling and 0.1%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-07 15:18
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Canadian Dollar Rangebound in Forex Trading


"Loonie in currency tradingCanadian dollar is rangebound in forex trading today, struggling on the latest economic data, and fighting against risk aversion on the currency market. Building permit data..."

Somewhat Firmer Dollar


"The dollar has strengthened 0.8% against the Aussie currency, 0.6% versus the Swiss franc, 0.4% relative to the euro, 0.3% against the kiwi, 0.2% vis-a-vis the loonie and 0.1% against the yen and poun..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-06 15:02
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, pound

Weaker Yen and Australian Dollar


"The U.S. currency rose overnight by 1.1% against the yen and 0.5% versus the Aussie dollar.  The greenback lost 0.3% to the euro, 0.2% to the loonie and 0.1% relative to the yuan and Swiss franc..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-05 15:29
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, rate

USD/CAD ? Loonie Stays Above Parity In Subdued Trading


"USD/CAD is showing little activity as we begin the new trading week. The pair continues to stay close to parity, with the greenback and loonie in a dogfight for bragging rights as to who is on top of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-04 17:00
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, loonie, point, trading

Euro Hits some Bumps in the Road


"The dollar has climbed 0.5% against the euro, 0.4% against the Swiss franc, and 0.1% versus the yen and yuan.  It is also down 0.3% against the Aussie dollar, 0.2% versus the kiwi and sterling, a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-04 14:24
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Week in FX Americas ? The Loonie Bears Had Their Wings Clipped


"The loonie was supposed to weaken this week, only because everyone said so. However, the currency took off in one direction and that was higher. The bears did get a bit of a reprieve after Friday?s t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-01 19:45
Taggar: bear, currency, dollar, employment, loonie, rate, report

Canada?s November GDP Print Beats Expectations


"The Canadian dollar was little changed against its U.S. counterpart after a report showed the world?s 11-largest economy grew faster than forecast in November on gains in manufacturing, mining and ene..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-31 16:15
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, loonie, report

Dollar Steady on Final Day of January


"The dollar is unchanged against the yen, yuan, and Swiss franc, up 0.1% versus the euro, loonie, Australian dolar and sterling, and off 0.1% against the kiwi. Share prices in the Pacific Rim closed up..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-31 14:54
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Canadian dollar Posts Large Gains Against U.S. Dollar


"The Canadian dollar posted its biggest gains against its U.S. counterpart in almost a month after four straight days of losses as the currency failed to fall below a key technical level. The loonie, a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-30 02:47
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, loonie

Week in FX Americas ? Loonie Takes Flight In Wrong Direction


"Another benign inflation reading from Canada has the CAD ending the week extending its losses above parity outright. The country?s core-inflation rose by an annualized pace or +1.1% on Friday, well b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-25 20:41
Taggar: bank, inflation, loonie, report, trading

New Lows for Yen & Sterling and Highs for Euro


"Currencies hit new 2013 extremes overnight.  The yen fell as low as 91.03 per dollar and 122.315 per euro.  The euro touched a high of $1.3465, while sterling slipped as low as $1.5746. On b..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-25 14:13
Taggar: currencies, dollar, loonie

Loonie Looks for Direction Ahead of BOC Rate Announcement


"Canadian dollar in forex tradingLoonie is looking for direction in currency trading on the FX market today. The Bank of Canada is expected to make its rate announcement shortly. While the benchmark ra..."

Yen Reacts Adversely after BoJ Decisions


"The yen lost 1.1% on balance against the dollar overnight.  The U.S. currency is otherwise down 0.6% against the kiwi, 0.5% versus the Australian dollar, 0.4% relative to the Swissie, 0.3% agains..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-22 15:42
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Loonie Pulls Back in Forex Trading


"Currency trading with the Canadian dollarLoonie is pulling back a little in forex trading on the currency market. Some of that is due to the latest news from the Bank of Japan, and the attempts to re-..."

Loonie Gains Ground after Falling Earlier


"Canadian dollar in forex tradingThe Canadian dollar is heading a little bit higher today in forex trading on the currency market. Loonie struggled a little bit earlier, and the current gains aren't ve..."

Week in FX Americas ? Loonies Flight Is Not As Clear As the EUR?s


"The Loonie does not want to be left behind by its other commodity currency foes. The interest rate sensitive, oil and gold supported currency managed to print a three-month high outright on Friday aga..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-11 21:06
Taggar: currency, dollar, gold, loonie, market, oil, rate, trading

Loonie Falls as Economic News Disappoints


"Canadian dollar in currency tradingLoonie is heading lower in forex trading trading on the currency market today, dropping as economic news disappoints.  Yesterday, the Canadian dollar did rather..."

Softer Yen and Dollar ahead of ECB Monthly Press Conference


"The yen lost 0.4% against the dollar on continuing expectations of more expansionary fiscal and monetary policies in Japan. The dollar otherwise had declined 0.6% versus the Australian dollar, 0.5% re..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-10 14:35
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Renewed Downdrift in Yen


"The yen is 0.3% firmer against the dollar, which otherwise shows no change against the Swiss and Australian currencies, a rise of 0.1% against the kiwi and sterling and 0.1% dips versus the yuan, loon..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-08 14:45
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Lots of Japanese Data and Disappointing Retail PMI Scores


"The dollar extended its 28-month high against the yen to 86.65.  The greenback shows net overnight gains of 0.4% against the euro and Swissie and of 0.1% relative to the yen, kiwi, and sterling.&..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-28 12:40
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Canadian Dollar Higher on Fiscal Cliff Hopes, Oil Prices


"Loonie in forex tradingCanadian dollar is higher today, gaining ground as hopes for a resolution to the fiscal cliff can be found. Even though the concerns about the debt ceiling should make negotiati..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-27 09:14
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, forex, forex trading, loonie, market, oil, trading

Canadian Dollar Inches Higher against US Dollar


"Loonie gets boost in currency tradingCanadian dollar is a little bit higher against the US dollar right now. It's been a choppy morning on the currency market as forex traders try to get a handle on t..."

USD/CAD ? Edges Lower Despite Positive Canadian Data


"The Canadian dollar has edged lower against its US counterpart, as the pair is showing some upward movement early in the North American session. The loonie has done very well against the greenback, si..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-19 17:34
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market

Canadian Dollar Continues to Struggle in Forex Trading


"Loonie can't get a break in currency traingThe Canadian dollar continues to struggle in forex trading on the currency market today, heading a little bit lower against the greenback as the fiscal cliff..."

USD/CAD Dec. 17 ? Boxed in Narrow Range


"The Canadian dollar leveled off from its recent gains, as USD/CAD is trading in a narrow range. The loonie took full advantage of the Federal Reserve?s decision to implement another round of monetary..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-18 00:21
Taggar: announcement, dollar, loonie, market, trading

USD/CAD Dec. 18 ? Boxed in Narrow Range


"The Canadian dollar leveled off from its recent gains, as USD/CAD is trading in a narrow range. The loonie took full advantage of the Federal Reserve?s decision to implement another round of monetary..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-18 00:21
Taggar: announcement, dollar, loonie, market, trading

USD/CAD Dec. 17 ? Loonie Continues to Gain Traction


"USD/CAD continues to push downward, and has reached levels not seen since mid-October. The loonie took full advantage of the Federal Reserve?s decision to implement another round of monetary easing, a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-17 18:03
Taggar: economy, loonie

Canadian Dollar Regains Upper Hand in Forex Trading


"Currency trading with the loonieCanadian dollar is heading higher today against the US dollar, regaining some of the ground it lost earlier. Loonie hit a one-week low against the greenback in currency..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-17 09:22
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, loonie, trading

Week In FX Americas ? The ?Fright Flight? of the Loonie


"They say when the US sneezes Canada catches a cold. It would seem that the current crop of ?loonie? trader?s wish that could be true. If it were, it certainly would make trading the CAD more interesti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-14 19:05
Taggar: loonie, market, trading

USD/CAD Little Movement as Eurogroup gives nod to Greek aid


"USD/CAD continues to be rangebound in the European session, and the pair has been very quiet throughout this week. In yesterday?s Canadian releases, NHPI (New Housing Price Index) and Capacity Utiliza..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-14 16:01
Taggar: employment, loonie, price index, rate

USDCAD Dec 13 ? Boxed in Narrow Range after Q4 Announcement


"USD/CAD range trading continued after the announcement by the Federal Reserve Wednesday that it would implement further monetary easing, in order to help the fragile US recovery. The US dollar was bro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-13 18:31
Taggar: announcement, currencies, dollar, loonie, trading

Canadian Dollar a Little Lower


"Currency trading with the loonieCanadian dollar is a little bit lower today, heading down after seeing some gains on the expectation of more quantitative easing in the United States. The two-day Feder..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-11 10:24
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, loonie, oil, trading

Canadian Dollar Gets Boost in Currency Trading


"Forex trading with the loonieThe Canadian dollar is getting a boost in currency trading on the FX market today. Earlier, the loonie was struggling, but the better than expected payrolls report for Nov..."

Another Day Closer to Yearend and a Downgrade of Greek Debt


"The currency markets are mostly calm.  The dollar is unchanged against the euro and loonie, down 0.1% relative to the yen and sterling, and up 0.1% versus the yuan and Swiss franc.  The U.S..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-06 15:00
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Busy Data Day


"The dollar is narrowly mixed, with gains of 0.3% against the Swiss franc and yen and 0.2% versus the euro, no change relative to the Australian dollar, and slight losses of 0.2% against the kiwi and 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-05 15:00
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Not a Big Reaction to Greek Debt Agreement


"Ecofin and the IMF settled their differences over Greek aid, paving the way for a EUR 34.4 billion installment next month.  The accord’s assumptions about future Greek growth look suspect..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-27 14:49
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar Down, Stocks Up, and Japan Closed


"Continuing optimism about the resolution of Euroland?s debt crisis and U.S. fiscal cliff talks depressed the dollar by 0.6% against the kiwi, 0.5% relative to the euro, 0.4% versus the Swissie and Aus..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-23 17:30
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Aussie, Loonie Join the Ranks of Reserve Currencies


"Forex trading news and informationThe International Monetary Fund has asked its member countries to begin including information about loonie and Aussie holdings in their enumerations of reserve assets..."

Canadian Dollar Struggles in Forex Trading


"Loonie a little lower in currency tradingThe Canadian dollar is struggling a bit in forex trading on the currency market today, heading lower even though risk appetite has made an appearance today. Wi..."

Weaker Yen


"The yen fell 0.8% against the dollar to another multi-month low following the release of dismal Japanese trade figures. The U.S. Treasury market will shut early for Thanksgiving.  Many U.S. worke..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-21 17:32
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market

Could Loonie Be a Reserve Currency?


"IMF considers new classification for Canadian dollarThe International Monetary Fund is considering a new classification for the Canadian dollar: Reserve currency. The IMF thinks that the loonie might..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-20 09:38
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, economy, financial, forex, forex trading, loonie, market, oil, trading

Yen at Six-Month Low; Euroland GDP Fell Modestly in 3Q


"A lot of European data were released, but today’s main currency movement belongs to the yen. Dollar/yen rose 1.1% to a 6-month high of 81.16.  The greenback rose 0.4% against the Aussie dol..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-15 15:08
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, loonie

Dollar Higher against Euro in Forex Trading


"Greenback in currency tradingUS dollar is moving higher against the euro in forex trading on the currency market today. With all of the latest news coming out of the eurozone and the United States, th..."

Loonie Inches a Bit Higher in Forex Trading


"Canadian dollar in currency tradingLoonie is inching a bit higher today, gaining after yesterday's drop. Today, there is a little bit of relief from the asset rout seen. Canadian dollar is seeing a li..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-08 09:12
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, loonie, market, oil, trading

Canadian Dollar Slips Again after Gaining Ground


"Loonie in currency tradingCanadian dollar is slipping again after gaining a little bit of ground earlier. Loonie saw some improvement after Hurricane Sandy made landfall in the United States, but afte..."

PMI and IFO Data Show Darkening German Economy


"The euro and Swiss franc have declined 0.3% against the dollar, which is otherwise off 0.6% against the Australian dollar, 0.4% versus sterling, 0.3% relative to the kiwi, 0.2% against the loonie and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-24 13:40
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

US Dollar Index Slips in Forex Trading


"Greenback in currency tradingUS dollar index has slipped below the 80 level right now, thanks to an strengthening of risk appetite. Even though the euro remains lower against the greenback in currency..."

Is the BoC to Clip the Loonies Wings?


"It?s a pivotal week for the loonie, starting with today?s retail sales data release for September and the BoC monetary policy rate announcement half an hour later. Tomorrow we have the MPR report. Las..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-23 12:23
Taggar: announcement, cpi, loonie, market, rate, report, retail sales

Further Weakening of Japanese Yen


"The dollar has climbed 0.6% against the yen but fallen by 0.4% versus the euro and kiwi, 0.3% against sterling, 0.2% relative to the Swiss franc and 0.1% vis-a-vis the loonie.  The Australian dol..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-22 13:23
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Week in Americas: Will Carney disappoint Loonie Bulls


"This week the loonie has been one of the most actively traded currencies amongst the majors. It certainly makes a change from trading one of the most docile pairs of late. USD/CAD has drifted higher..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-20 18:34
Taggar: announcement, bank, currencies, loonie, market, rate, trading

Lower Share Prices and Bond Yields but Fairly Steady Currencies


"Overnight movements in the dollar this Friday were limited to gains of 0.2% against the Swiss franc and 0.1% vrsus the euro, Aussie dollar, yuan and loonie, along with dips of 0.1% relative to the yen..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-19 13:19
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, point, report

Anxiety Surrounding Summit of EU Leaders in Brussels


"The dollar strengthened 0.4% against the yen but weakened 0.2% relative to the yuan.  Otherwise, the greenback is unchanged from the close on Wednesday against the Swiss franc, kiwi, sterling and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-18 13:26
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

EUR/USD above $1.3100 for First Time since May 4th


"The dollar has lost 0.4% against the euro and Australian dollar, 0.3% relative to the Swiss franc and kiwi, 0.2% versus the yen and sterling, and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yuan.  The loonie is steady. A..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-17 11:35
Taggar: dollar, investment, kiwi, loonie, market

CAD influenced by US Retail Sales


"The Canadian dollar strengthened versus most of its major counterparts as stocks rose and a report showed retail sales increased more than forecast last month in the U.S., the nation?s largest trading..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-15 21:11
Taggar: currency, dollar, home sales, loonie, oil, report, retail sales, trading

Canadian Dealers Less Bullish on Rates


"The Loonie received temporary whiplash from two releases this morning. Aside from that, USD/CAD continues to trade in a tight intraday trading range. The first report showed that Canadian household d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-15 21:08
Taggar: day trading, loonie, market, report, trading

Canadian Dollar Rises on Improved Sentiment


"Loonie in currency tradingCanadian dollar is rising against the US dollar in forex trading on the currency market today. Loonie is gaining the upper hand in currency trading as risk appetite returns t..."

More PMI Reports and a Monster Australian Trade Deficit


"The dollar has gained 0.5% against the kiwi and 0.3% versus the Australian dollar.  Other dollar pairs are pretty stable.  The greenback is unchanged against the euro and yuan, up 0.2% relat..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-03 14:34
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

CAD Loses Momentum as Gold Falls


"The Canadian dollar was lower Friday morning after the latest report from on the Canadian economy and weaker gold prices. The loonie dipped 0.09 of a cent (U.S.) to 101.86 cents shortly before stock m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-28 17:35
Taggar: bull, dollar, economy, gold, loonie, market, report

Canadian Dollar Slips in Forex Trading after Logging Earlier Gains


"Loonie in currency tradingCanadian dollar is slipping in forex trading on the currency market today, heading lower after seeing recent gains. The news out of Spain last night gave risk appetite a boos..."

Canadian Dollar Drops in Currency Trading


"Loonie lower in forex tradingCanadian dollar is dropping in currency trading on the FX market today, heading lower as concerns about the global economy, and especially concerns about the eurozone, wei..."

Uneventful Friday So Far


"The dollar is unchanged against the yen and yuan but down 0.8% against the Australian dollar, 0.5% versus the kiwi, 0.4% relative to sterling and the euro, 0.3% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc and 0.2% agai..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-21 13:10
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Canadian Dollar Gains in Forex Trading


"Loonie in currency tradingCanadian dollar is gaining in forex trading, heading higher against the US dollar. While the loonie is down against European currencies, the currency is showing strength agai..."

Disappointing Purchasing Managers Reports from China and Euroland


"Share prices and bond yields are lower, while the dollar has risen in response to continuing concern about Spain and weak preliminary purchasing manager survey data for September. The dollar has climb..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-20 14:04
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Canadian Dollar Clings to Gains in Forex Trading


"Loonie in currency tradingCanadian dollar is clinging to recent gains in forex trading on the currency market today. Loonie is managing to hold on to small gains against the US dollar, even as risk av..."

Quiet Monday, Steady Dollar


"The dollar is unchanged on net from Friday closing levels against the yen, loonie, Swiss franc and kiwi.  The greenback has risen 0.2% against the Aussie dollar and 0.1% versus the yuan and euro..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-17 13:25
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Canadian Dollar Recovers in Currency Trading


"Loonie in forex tradingCanadian dollar is recovering a big in currency trading, heading higher after some earlier losses. Yesterday, loonie slipped in forex trading, but the QE3 announcement from the..."

Softer Dollar


"The dollar has lost 0.6% against the kiwi, 0.5% against the euro, 0.4% versus the loonie and Australian dollar, 0.3% relative to the Swiss franc and yen, and 0.2% against sterling.  The yuan is s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-11 13:29
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Canadian Dollar Continues to Gain against the US Dollar


"Loonie in forex tradingCanadian dollar is heading higher against the US dollar in forex trading on the currency market today, gaining as commodities head higher, and as the situation in the United Sta..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-11 09:46
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, forex, forex trading, gold, loonie, market, oil, rate, trading

Lots of Data Hardly Moved the Dollar


"The dollar has edged up 0.1% against the yen, euro, Swissie, kiwi and sterling and is 0.1% lowr against the loonie and yuan.  The only meaningful change is the greenback’s 0.5% advance agai..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-10 14:02
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Week in FX AMERICAS: Canadian Employment data Trumps NFP


"The Canadian job print headline was far better than its largest trading partner?s payroll release. Canada?s employment growth tripled consensus (+34.3k). If one digs deeper, the details were mixed, as..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-08 12:46
Taggar: dollar, employment, employment growth, loonie, point, report, trading

Week in FX AMERICAS: Canadian Employment data Trumps NFP


"The Canadian job print headline was far better than its largest trading partner?s payroll release. Canada?s employment growth tripled consensus (+34.3k). If one digs deeper, the details were mixed, as..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-07 21:46
Taggar: dollar, employment, employment growth, loonie, point, report, trading

Big Day for Central Bank Watching


"The Aussie dollar has rebounded 0.5% against its U.S. counterpart in spite of soft Australian labor market data. The U.S. currency otherwise is unchanged against the yen and sterling and down by 0.3%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-06 13:43
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Ezone Service PMI Scores Revised Lower as Investors Continue to Await ECB Meeting


"The Australian dollar fell another 0.4% against the U.S. currency in reaction to 2Q Aussie GDP figures and touched a 6-week low of $1.0165.. The greenback also advanced 0.3% against the loonie and 0.2..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-05 14:14
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Canadian Dollar Heads Higher in Forex Trading


"Loonie in currency tradingCanadian dollar is heading a little higher today in forex trading on the currency market. Loonie is making progress in currency trading again today, thanks in large part to t..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-03 10:39
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, loonie, market, oil, trading

August in Figures


"Commodity prices rose sharply, and equities advanced more moderately in August.  The yield spread widened, while the dollar experienced mixed results, falling against key European currencies and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-01 22:36
Taggar: aussie, currencies, dollar, loonie, rate, spread

Dollar Down ahead of Bernanke?s Jackson Hole Speech


"The dollar has declined by 0.8% against the euro, which hit an 8-week high of $1.2629.  The dollar also has fallen 0.8% against the Swiss franc, as well as 0.6% versus the loonie, 0.5% relative t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-31 16:27
Taggar: aussie, dollar, loonie

Canadian Dollar Drops in Forex Trading


"Loonie in currency tradingCanadian dollar is dropping in forex trading on the currency market today, falling as uncertainty about what's next for the global economy weighs on risk appetite. A lot of t..."

Eye on Jackson Hole, Gulf Coast, and Greek Debt


"It?s been another summer Monday of waiting for events to unfold.  The dollar is marking time with no net overnight changes against the euro, yen, Swiss franc or loonie, an uptick of 0.1% against..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-27 16:38
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Canadian Dollar Heads Higher with the Help of Oil Prices


"Loonie in currency tradingCanadian dollar is heading higher in currency trading on the FX market, thanks to the latest tropical storm, Isaac. The tropical storm is threatening oil operations in the Gu..."

Another Hot and Lazy August Night


"British retail sales were better-than-expected last month, lifting sterling by 0.1% against the dollar.  The greenback also dipped 0.1% versus the loonie but otherwise shows gains of 0.4% against..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-16 13:21
Taggar: dollar, loonie, retail sales

Dollar Mostly Steady on a Busy Day for Data Releases


"The dollar is unchanged overnight against the yuan, kiwi, loonie and sterling.  It is 0.2% firmer versus the yen and has slipped 0.1% relative to the euro, Swissie, and Australian dollar. Share p..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-14 14:00
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Japanese GDP Released on Otherwise Quiet Monday


"Overnight dollar movements have been modest, with gains of 0.3% against the kiwi, 0.2% versus the Australian dollar, and 0.1% relative to the loonie and sterling but losses of 0.2% against the euro an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-13 12:49
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Loonie Going Out on A limb?


"After two months of modest gains (+7k average), the Canadian economy unexpectedly shed jobs last month (-30.4k) on Friday, allowing the unemployment rate to rise (+7.3%), as employers pared jobs among..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-10 20:22
Taggar: economy, employment, loonie, rate, report

More Weak Data Reported Around the World


"China, Japan, Britain and India released data accentuating economic weakness. Central banks in Japan, Indonesia, and Korea left policy stances unchanged. The dollar has risen 0.4% against the euro, Sw..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-09 13:47
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Currency Markets Quiet


"The dollar has edged down 0.1% against the loonie, euro, Swissie, Aussie dollar and yuan.  The greenback is unchanged against the kiwi, 0.3% lower versus sterling and 0.1% firmer relative to the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-07 13:33
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Loonie Gains in Forex Trading


"Canadian dollar in currency tradingLoonie is getting a boost today in forex trading on the currency market, heading higher on better economic data and risk appetite. Risk appetite is being underpinned..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-07 09:55
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, loonie, market, report, trading

Second Week of August Begins Quietly


"The dollar rose 0.5% against sterling, fell 0.4% against the yen, and is otherwise pretty stable with upticks of 0.1% versus the euro, Swiss franc, kiwi, Aussie dollar and yuan but a 0.2% dip relative..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-06 13:07
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, report, share

US Dollar Drops as Risk Appetite Returns


"Greenback in forex tradingUS dollar is dropping in currency trading on the FX market as risk appetite returns. Concerns about difficulties in the economy are fading as the payrolls data surprises quit..."

Waiting to See What Mr. Draghi Announces


"All eyes are on the ECB press conference, which starts at 12:30 GMT. The dollar has slipped by 0.6% against the kiwi, 0.5% versus the Swissie and Aussie dollar, 0.4% relative to the euro, 0.3% against..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-02 13:00
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Investors Brace for End-Month Flood of Information


"Dollar movement overnight was limited to gains of 0.1% against the yen and sterling and losses of 0.3% versus the yuan, 0.2% against the euro, kiwi and Australian dollar, and 0.1% relative to the Swis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-31 13:50
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Less Investor Angst than Earlier this Week


"The dollar and yen have eased in tandem by 0.8% relative to the kiwi, 0.6% versus the Aussie dollar, and 0.5% against the euro, Swissie, loonie, and sterling.  The dollar also has edged 0.1% lowe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-26 13:26
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Canadian Dollar Heads Higher on European News


"Loonie in forex tradingRight now, it's all about Mario Draghi's vow to save the euro at all costs. Explaining that the ECB mandate allows the central bank to save the euro, Draghi promised that the eu..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-26 09:43
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, dollar, forex, forex trading, loonie, market, oil, trading

Dollar?s Turn to Decline


"Wednesday trading has seen a slight correction.  The dollar has fallen 0.7% against the euro, which is back above $1.2100.  The dollar also fell by 0.7% relative to the Swiss franc and is of..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-25 13:45
Taggar: day trading, dollar, kiwi, loonie, trading

Slightly Softer Dollar


"The dollar has fallen by 0.9% and 0.7% against the Australian and New Zealand currencies.  Smaller drops have occurred of 0.3% against the loonie and euro and 0.2% versus the yen, Swiss franc and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-19 12:54
Taggar: currencies, dollar, loonie, share

US Dollar Gains as Safe Haven


"Greenback in currency tradingUS dollar is higher in forex trading on the currency market today, gaining as uncertainty encourages the use of the greenback as a safe haven.  Worries about China an..."

Canadian Dollar Gets Boost in Currency Trading


"Forex trading with the loonieCanadian dollar is getting a boost in currency trading today, heading higher as concerns fade for a little while. This morning, it's all about the optimism. Good news on f..."

Canadian Dollar Falls Back as Oil Prices Drop


"Loonie in forex tradingThe Canadian dollar is heading lower in forex trading on the currency market today as oil prices and other riskier assets fall. Oil is important to the Canadian economy, and sup..."

Canadian Dollar Gains in Forex Trading


"Loonie on the rise with oil pricesCanadian dollar is on the rise in forex trading, gaining as oil prices head higher, and as risk aversion makes a tentative appearance. Loonie relies a great deal on o..."

Steady Dollar


"The dollar is unchanged from Tuesday’s closing levels against the euro and Swiss franc, up 0.1% relative to the yen, loonie and sterling, and 0.1% lower versus the yuan and Australian and New Ze..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-27 13:04
Taggar: dollar, loonie, point

Spain Gets More Bad News


"The dollar has declined 0.8% against the kiwi, 0.5% versus the loonie, 0.4% relative to the Australian dollar, and 0.2% relative to the euro, Swissie, and sterling.  The yuan is steady. Share pri..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-14 17:22
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

A Nondescriptive June Tuesday


"The dollar is unchanged against the euro and Swiss franc, up 0.1% versus the yen, and off 0.3% relative to the loonie and sterling and by 0.1% versus the yuan.  Bigger drops of 0.8% and 0.5% have..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-12 16:07
Taggar: dollar, loonie, share

Canadian Dollar Slips after Earlier Gains


"Loonie in forex tradingCanadian dollar is slipping in currency trading on the FX market after seeing gains earlier. Loonie saw some solid gains in forex trading as the news of the Spanish bailout spre..."

Weaker Stocks, Stronger Dollar, Lots of Data Released


"The dollar and yen climbed overnight by 1.1% against the euro and Swiss franc, 0.8% versus the kiwi, Aussie dollar and sterling, 0.7% relative to the loonie and 0.1% against the yuan. Equities slumped..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-08 16:34
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Canadian Dollar Gains against the US Dollar


"Loonie in forex tradingCanadian dollar is gaining against the US dollar right now, but paring some of the gains as risk aversion returns to some degree.  This week is expected to be a big one for..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-04 08:08
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, forex, forex trading, loonie, market, rate, trading

Canadian Dollar Holds Steady in Forex Trading


"Loonie holds its own in currency tradingCanadian dollar is holding steady in forex trading, finding some support against the US dollar. Thin trading is expected in North America today, due to the Memo..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-28 11:03
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, loonie, oil, trading

Canadian Dollar Pulls Back in Currency Trading


"Loonie in forex tradingCanadian dollar is pulling back in currency trading on the FX market today, even after better government data. Even though Canadian payroll data saw its best two-month boost in..."

US Dollar Falters in Forex Trading


"Currency trading with the greenbackUS dollar is faltering in forex trading on the currency market today, heading lower as risk appetite makes its appearance. The upcoming Facebook IPO is boosting the..."

Canadian Dollar Gets a Boost in Forex Trading


"Loonie heads higher in currency tradingCanadian dollar is getting a boost in forex trading on the currency market today, heading higher on better economic news, and higher commodities. Loonie is getti..."

Last Effort to Avert Greek Election Do-over in June


"Released European data overnight were mixed.  The United States releases many economic indicators as well today.  German Chancellor Merkel and French President Hollande meet today, and there..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-15 13:46
Taggar: dollar, finance, indicators, loonie

Loonie Fly?s South Through Parity


"The US could only wish their had the same job jogonaut that Canada has. The land of Maples has managed to spew out a two month total of +140.5k jobs and this after Friday?s surprise print of +58.2k. T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-11 18:41
Taggar: employment, loonie, rate

Dollar Steady Despite Lots of New Information


"The dollar shows no overnight change against the yen, euro, and Swiss franc.  The greenback lost 0.5% against the Aussie dollar, 0.3% relative to the kiwi, and 0.1% versus the loonie and sterling..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-10 14:02
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Continuing Investor Worries over European Political Shifts


"Movement overnight in the dollar and yen reflect European-Inspired risk aversion.  Japan’s currency is 0.2% stronger against the dollar, which otherwise has climbed 0.5% against the Austral..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-08 13:58
Taggar: currency, dollar, loonie

Canadian Dollar Reverse Course against US Dollar


"Loonie in forex tradingCanadian dollar is changing course right now, after a successful run against the US dollar earlier today. With speculation that North America would see good economic growth, the..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-03 10:32
Taggar: currency, dollar, employment, forex, forex trading, loonie, market, oil, point, pound, trading

End-April Brings Confirmation of Spanish Recession


"Spain posted a second consecutive quarter of negative GDP growth. Japan closed for Showa Day, commemorating Emperor Hirohito’s birthday. Euroland released data on consumer prices and money and c..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-30 13:15
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Canada GDP Pulls Back


"Canadian dollar falls in forex tradingThe Canadian GDP pulled back for February, coming lower than estimates. While many analysts aren't overly concerned about the Canadian economy, the news is still..."

Canadian Dollar Heads Higher on Better News


"Loonie in forex tradingCanadian dollar is heading higher on better news today, improving as the situation in Europe eases, and as the US sees better corporate earnings. One of the drivers today is App..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-25 09:22
Taggar: bank, dollar, forex, forex trading, loonie, oil, rate, share, trading

FOMC Begins Two-Day Meeting


"There’s been scant overnight movement in the dollar, which is unchanged against the euro, Swissie and loonie, up 0.1% relative to the yen and kiwi, and off 0.1% versus the yuan and sterling...."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-24 13:24
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Eye on Central Banks and Spanish Banking System


"The dollar advanced 0.7% against the yen, 0.4% versus the Swiss franc, and 0.3% relative to the euro.  The greenback is unchanged against the yuan and loonie, 0.1% higher versus the New Zealand a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-18 12:37
Taggar: bank, dollar, loonie

BOC Comments Send Canadian Dollar Higher


"Loonie gains in forex tradingRecent Bank of Canada comments are supporting the loonie in forex trading today. Hawkish comments about the future of the Canadian economy are helping support the loonie..."

Some Soft European Data Released


"The dollar is narrowly mixed this Wednesday, with overnight declines of 0.3% against the yen and 0.2% versus the euro and Swiss franc offset by gains of 0.4% relative to the Australian dollar, 0.2% ve..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-28 13:44
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Focus Continuing on Europe, and the Mood Remains Apprehensive


"The dollar climbed 0.6% against the yen but is otherwise narrowly mixed, with losses of 0.3% versus the loonie and 0.1% against the Australian dollar but gains of 0.2% vis-a-vis the euro and Swissie a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-26 13:12
Taggar: dollar, loonie

Canadian Dollar Pulls Back in Currency Trading


"Loonie in forex tradingEven though there are expectations that the Bank of Canada could raise interest rates soon, and some indication of improved economic data, the loonie is losing ground in forex t..."

Loonie Slightly Lower in Forex Trading


"Currency trading with the Canadian dollarLoonie is slightly lower in forex trading on the currency market today, fighting to regain earlier gains against the US dollar. At first, loonie got a boost fr..."

Marking Time Ahead of U.S. Data Releases


"Net overnight movement in the dollar has been confined to rises of 0.2% against the yen and 0.1% versus the loonie, Swissie, and euro and declines of 0.2% against the yuan and 0.1% relative to sterlin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-16 13:05
Taggar: aussie, dollar, loonie, share

Risk On ahead of ECB Press Conference and Greek PSI Deadline


"The U.S. currency has risen 0.6% against the yen.  The dollar otherwise is down 1.2% against the kiwi, 0.7% relative to the Aussie dollar, 0.6% versus the euro, 0.4% against the Swissie and 0.3%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-08 14:08
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Euro Continues to Struggle in Forex Trading


"Greece specter looms over eurozoneEuro continues to struggle in forex trading, heading lower as concerns about Greece continue. Even though some are saying that the Greek restructuring isn't a "c..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-01 11:23
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, financial, forex, forex trading, loonie, market, pound, trading

Canadian Dollar Gains in Forex Trading


"Loonie in currency tradingCanadian dollar is gaining against US dollar today as a couple of factors come into play. Loonie is getting help in currency trading from the fact that risk appetite, in gene..."

US Dollar Softens in Forex Trading


"Greenback in currency tradingUS dollar is softer today in forex trading, heading lower as good news and hopes for the future support high beta currencies.  Stocks are higher today, and that is al..."

US Jobless Claims Remain Steady, Housing Market Improves


"Risk appetite shows in currency tradingRisk appetite is making an appearance in forex trading today, resulting from better than expected data in the United States. Jobless claims are holding steady, r..."

Canadian Dollar Softens in Forex Trading


"Loonie lower in currency tradingThe Canadian dollar is softening today, heading a little bit lower as disappointment with US retail data affects high beta currencies. The US is one of Canada's main tr..."

Markets React as Greek Lawmakers Approve Austerity Measures by 199-74 Vote


"The dollar and yen are unchanged against each other but down against other major currencies.  The greenback fell overnight by 1.1% against the kiwi, 0.8% versus the Australian dollar, 0.5% relati..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-13 13:38
Taggar: currencies, dollar, gold, kiwi, loonie, oil

Loonie at the Mercy of Ivey


"Given the markets lack of focus on fundamentals lately, the loonie by all accounts, for a growth sensitive currency is holding its own outright, but for how long? The Loonie has been riding on the coa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-06 13:33
Taggar: currency, economy, loonie, market, report

US Dollar Gains on Currency Trading


"High beta currencies lower in forex tradingUS dollar is gaining in currency trading right now, thanks to worries about what's next for the eurozone. Confidence in the euro is being shaken a bit by the..."

NFP no license to apply risk


"Analysts? employment expectations were blown out of the water on Friday. NFP produced a stellar report, creating +243k new jobs, pushing the unemployment rate down two ticks to +8.3%. Risk has been qu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-03 19:32
Taggar: bear, currency, employment, loonie, market, point, rate, report

Guarded Optimism After European Service PMI Releases and Ahead of U.S. Labor Report


"The dollar is mostly marking time, with gains of 0.3% against the kiwi, 0.2% versus the Aussie dollar and 0.1% relative to the loonie, no change against the yen and yuan, and dips of 0.1% against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-03 14:42
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Quiet Start to Groundhog?s Day ? Eye on Bernanke


"The dollar shows minimal overnight movement.  It’s up 0.2% and 0.1% against the Swiss franc and euro but down 0.1% relative to the yen, loonie, Aussie dollar, kiwi and yuan.  Sterling..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-02 14:39
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Month-end Data Deluge and Better Market Tone


"Riskier assets were better bid on the final day of January. Stocks are mostly higher.  The dollar is down.  Commodities and bond yields rose. The dollar has fallen 1.2% against the kiwi, 0.7..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-31 15:12
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Canadian Dollar Drops after Disappointing Canadian GDP News


"Loonie in currency tradingCanadian dollar dropped in forex trading on the currency market after the report of Canada's 4th quarter GDP from 2011 came in. The GDP unexpectedly dropped by 0.1%, and that..."

Still Watching Greece and Waiting for U.S. GDP Data


"The dollar has softened overnight by 0.6% versus the yen, 0.5% against the Australian dollar, 0.4% versus the kiwi, 0.3% relative to the euro, and 0.2% against the loonie, Swissie, and sterling. ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-27 14:35
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Canadian Dollar Higher in Forex Trading


"Loonie slightly higher in currency tradingThe Canadian dollar is slightly higher in forex trading, moving a little bit higher on the strength of a weaker US dollar. The loonie is gaining as US dollar..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-27 10:18
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, loonie, oil, trading

Markets Pumped by Fed Decision and Greek PSI Rumor


"There is a stronger risk appetite today. The euro touched a 5-week high of $1.3176 and is 0.3% stronger on balance. The dollar has also slipped 0.6% relative to the Australian dollar, 0.5% versus the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-26 14:35
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

US Dollar Heads Lower in Forex Trading


"Greenback in currency tradingUS dollar is heading lower almost across the board today as risk appetite makes an appearance. Optimism about the Greek debt situation is helping the euro in forex trading..."

Crowded Calendar of U.S. Data Releases


"The dollar declined overnight by 0.7% against the kiwi, 0.5% against the Swissie and euro, and 0.2% versus the Australian dollar, loonie, and sterling.  The yen and yuan are unchanged against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-18 14:33
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Waiting for Draghi?s Press Conference and U.S. Retail Sales


"Equities show overnight gains of 1.4% in Germany and 1.2% in France ahead of the ECB policy announcement and monthly press conference.  The dollar is down 0.3% against the euro and 0.5% softer re..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-12 14:32
Taggar: announcement, dollar, loonie

Even German GDP Contracted Last Quarter


"The dollar has firmed overnight by 0.6% against the Swiss franc, 0.5% relative to the euro and sterling, 0.3% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.2% against the yen and 0.1% versus the loonie.  The kiwi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-11 14:10
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Relentless Concern about Europe


"Risk aversion is persisting.  It can be seen in an 0.8% overnight drop of the euro against the dollar.  The euro traded below its 2011 low.  The dollar also gained 0.8% against the Swis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-05 14:48
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Other Dollars trade in a Vacuum


"The loonie (1.0126) has been doing what?s expected of her when there is no domestic interest involved and that is move on innuendo and little volume. Big picture, the currency is performing rather wel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-04 20:38
Taggar: currency, loonie, oil

Fresh Risk Aversion


"The German Dax and Paris Cac have declined so far by 0.8% and 0.9%.  After dropping Tuesday, the dollar recovered today by 0.7% against the Swiss franc, 0.5% versus the euro and Australian dollar..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-04 14:45
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Euro Back Above $1.3000


"The dollar is softer across the board amid cautiously better risk appetite.  Of particular note, the euro firmed another 0.9% overnight, hitting a high of $1.3058 versus last Thursday’s 201..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-03 14:13
Taggar: dollar, loonie

Greenback Drops Against Commodity Currencies


"US dollar in forex tradingGreenback is lower against commodity currencies today as oil prices pare losses, and as gold prices surge higher. While gold prices still remain below $1,600 an ounce, they a..."

Dollar Strengthening on Penultimate Day of 2011


"The dollar advanced 0.6% against the yen, 0.4% versus the euro and sterling, 0.3% relative to the Swissie and Australian dollar, 0.2% against the kiwi, and 0.1% versus the loonie.  The yuan is 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-29 14:21
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Weaker Share Prices, Firmer Dollar amid Thin Trading


"The dollar again has a 1.29 handle against the euro, rising 0.6% against the common currency.  The greenback gained 1.0% versus sterling and 0.3% against the Australian dollar but is unchanged ag..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-28 18:03
Taggar: currency, dollar, loonie, share

Continuing Concerns over Europe at the Christmas Break


"A narrowly mixed dollar has risen 0.3% against the Swiss franc, 0.2% versus sterling and 0.1% against the euro but fallen 0.2% against the Australia dollar and 0.1% relative to the loonie.  The k..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-23 18:09
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Trading Winding Down as Blood is Spilt in Iraq


"The dollar is narrowly mixed, showing rises of 0.4% against the Swiss franc, 0.2% versus the yen and euro, and 0.1% against the loonie and sterling.  The dollar has lost 0.3% against the kiwi aft..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-22 17:11
Taggar: aussie, dollar, kiwi, loonie, report

For a Change Some Good News to Lift Risk Appetite


"The dollar lost 1.0% against the Australian dollar, 0.9% versus the kiwi and sterling, 0.6% relative to the loonie, euro and Swissie, and 0.1% against the yen.  The yuan is steady.  Pre-Chri..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-20 14:49
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, trading

European Equities Absorb New Hit


"Share prices are so far down another 1.5% in France and 0.9% in Great Britain and Germany.  Earlier, stocks fell 1.0% in China, 0.8% in India, 0.7% in Thailand and Sri Lanka, 0.5% in Hong Kong an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-14 14:39
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

CAD and AUD at the mercy of Euro Rhetoric


"Given the markets lack of focus on fundamentals lately, the loonie by all accounts, for a growth sensitive currency is holding its own outright, but for how long? Both the crosses and oil patch names..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-13 20:02
Taggar: currency, dollar, loonie, market, oil, trading

What's Next for Britain and the European Union?


"UK pound mixed in forex tradingThe big news today is that Britain has rejected the latest EU fiscal rules -- and the fact that the Union would be able to tinker with budgets not up to scratch. This ru..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-09 09:26
Taggar: aussie, dollar, financial, forex, forex trading, loonie, market, pound, trading

Europe Holds Key to Rest of December


"Investors are marking time with guarded optimism that the ECB will cut rates tomorrow and that the EU summit will produce substantive policy changes.  The Greek parliament approved an austerity b..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-07 14:36
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, rate

Canadian Dollar Gains in Forex Trading


"Loonie surges as Bank of Canada leaves ratesThe Bank of Canada has announced that it is leaving its interest rate unchanged. The news is giving a boost to the loonie in currency trading, especially ag..."

Softer Dollar


"The dollar gave back ground today, falling 2.3% against the Aussie dollar, 2.1% relative to the kiwi, 1.4% against the loonie, 1.0% each versus the euro and Swissie, and 0.8% against sterling.  T..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-28 14:44
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Canadian Dollar Struggles in Currency Trading


"Loonie forex trading forecastCanadian dollar is lower in currency trading today, ending the week down against the US dollar as concerns in Europe send forex traders to the relatively safety of the US..."

Aussie and Cad Dollars Fall From Grace


"Despite the Loonie out performing its peers of late, the currency outright (1.0490), has managed to print a fresh six-week low on the back of a failed German 10-year bond auction. Demand for the offer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-23 20:11
Taggar: bear, currencies, currency, loonie, market, rate, trading

Fragile yet Better Tone in Market


"Stocks in Europe have firmed 0.8% in Germany, 0.6% in France, and 0.4% in Great Britain. The dollar, which does best under conditions of high risk aversion, settled back 0.5% against the Swiss franc..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-22 14:08
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

CAD falls, now playing catch-up


"Despite the Loonie out performing its peers of late, the currency outright, has managed to print a fresh six-week low on the back of its neighbor?s ?super committee? political impasse and Europe?s sov..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-21 19:35
Taggar: currency, dollar, loonie

Loonie Outperforms its Risk Peers


"Commodity prices are giving the loonie a leg up, allowing the currency to push away from its five months low printed earlier this morning on the back of ballooning Euro-yields. US data this week has b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-16 22:38
Taggar: currency, loonie, market, trading

Canadian Dollar Lower in Forex Trading


"Currency trading with the loonieThe Canadian dollar has moved lower in forex trading on the currency market today, falling for another day, and reaching a low not seen for five weeks against the U.S..."

European Worries Return


"Risk aversion picked up anew.  The dollar is 0.2% softer against the yen but has advanced 0.6% against the euro, 0.8% versus sterling, 0.7% relative to the loonie, 0.4% against the Australian dol..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-14 14:12
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

U.S. Dollar Pulls Back against Canadian Dollar in Forex Trading


"USD/CAD pares earlier gainsIt's been a bit of a choppy ride for USD/CAD in currency trading. And that choppiness is likely to continue for some time. For now, though, the Canadian dollar is making up..."

Other Dollars get a boost from Gold


"The loonie palpitations have been rather limited so far this week. The news that Berlusconi would resign after approval of austerity measures has the currency attempting to break out of its tired week..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-08 22:12
Taggar: currencies, currency, loonie, market, oil, rate

Suspense in Greek and Italian Politics


"The dollar is unchanged overnight against the yen and euro but otherwise mixed.  The U.S. currency slid by 0.5% against the Swiss franc and 0.1% versus the yuan and sterling but has risen against..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-08 14:26
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Canadian Dollar Falls on Job Losses


"A loss of 54,000 jobs in October drove the Canadian unemployment rate to 7.3 percent and has resulted in a loss of more than a cent to the U.S. dollar on early morning trading in Toronto. The loonie t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-04 15:07
Taggar: dollar, employment, financial, loonie, market, rate, trading

Watching Cannes Summit and Data Releases


"Market attention today will be split between several key data releases and the G20 scramble to stop the Greek debt bomb.  Investors also continue to react to yesterday’s rate cut by the ECB..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-04 13:46
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market, rate

Advent


"The dollar slipped back 0.7% versus the euro, 0.5% against the Australian dollar, 0.4% relative to the yen and Swissie, 0.3% against sterling and 0.1% versus the loonie.  The greenback is unchang..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-02 13:45
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Euphoria Dissipating


"Markets today show a lack of follow-through after Thursday’s euphoric relief rally. The dollar recovered 0.4% against the Australian dollar, 0.3% versus the kiwi and Swissie, and 0.1% against th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-28 12:55
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Canadian Dollar Turns Lower in Currency Trading


"Forex trading with the loonieCanadian dollar is heading lower in currency trading, after heading higher earlier. U.S. dollar's bearish momentum seems to be disappearing as investors look for direction..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-28 11:10
Taggar: bear, currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, loonie, trading

Ezone Crisis Resolution Remains in Doubt


"Overnight currency movement has been constrained outside of a 0.6% drop in the kiwi.  The U.S. dollar dipped 0.3% against the loonie, 0.2% relative to the Swissie and sterling, and 0.1% versus th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-25 13:18
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Loonie Heads Higher in Forex Trading


"Canadian dollar in currency tradingThe loonie is heading higher in forex trading on the currency market, gaining as the U.S. dollar heads lower. Canadian dollar is getting a boost in currency trading..."

Significant Drop in Dollar and Yen


"The dollar is unchanged against the yen but down by 1.8% against the kiwi, 1.7% versus the Australian dollar, 1.3% relative to the Swissie, 1.2% against the loonie, 1.1% against sterling and 1.0% vis-..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-12 13:26
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, rate

Sterling Mixed in Currency Trading


"U.K. pound pulls back against dollar in forex tradingSterling is mixed today in currency trading on the FX market. However, the latest economic news means there could be a slide ahead for the pound in..."

Canadian Dollar Falls to Year-Long Low


"Declining oil and commodity prices pushed the Canadian dollar to its lowest point against the U.S. dollar in over a year. In the past week alone, the Canadian dollar – known as the “loonie..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-04 16:23
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, loonie, oil, point, rate

Recession Fears Drag Canadian Dollar Below Parity


"The Canadian dollar – known as the “loonie” – fell below parity with its US counterpart after losing more than two cents in early morning trading in New York. Investors turned..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-22 15:41
Taggar: dollar, financial, loonie, trading

U.S. Dollar Surges Against Other Currencies in Forex Trading


"Greenback higher as risk aversion takes root in the marketThe U.S. dollar is surging, heading higher against other currencies as forex traders show their clear risk aversion. A number of things have c..."

Canadian Retail Sales Drop


"Loonie down in forex tradingCanadian retail sales have proved disappointing, dropping more than the expected 0.3%. Canadian auto sales also disappointed, remaining steady at 0%, rather than showing th..."

USD/CAD Gains Ground in Forex Trading


"Loonie under pressure in currency tradingUSD/CAD is gaining ground in forex trading, as the greenback sees gains on the currency market. Risk appetite is practically non-existent today, and that is ke..."

U.S. Dollar Breaches Parity with the Canadian Dollar in Forex Trading


"USD/CAD hits 1.00 level before easing backThe U.S. dollar breached the parity level with the Canadian dollar in forex trading on the currency market today. As the U.S. session approaches, the battle l..."

Risk Demand Pushes Canadian Dollar to 3-Week High


"The Canadian dollar – nicknamed the “loonie” – broke a three-week high against its U.S. counterpart as speculation drove commodity prices higher on a greater expectation of a U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-29 15:31
Taggar: dollar, economy, loonie, market

Canadian Dollar Finds Support in Forex Trading


"Loonie higher in currency tradingThe Canadian dollar is finding some support in forex trading today, after some period of weakness on the currency market. Today's cautious foray into risk is benefitin..."

Canadian Dollar Loses Ground to U.S. Dollar in Currency Trading


"Loonie lower in forex tradingThe Canadian dollar is losing ground to the U.S. dollar in currency trading on the FX market today. Loonie is lower in forex trading as economic data is released. U.S. eco..."

Canadian Dollar Lower on Recession Fears


"As fears grow that the U.S. economy could be headed for a weak period, or even another recession, the Canadian dollar has seen its value decline. The U.S. buys 75 percent of Canada’s exports and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-10 15:20
Taggar: currencies, dollar, economy, loonie

Really? The U.S. Dollar is the Only Real Safe Haven Currency Choice?


"U.S. dollar in forex tradingIn what many forex traders and investors (and others) might consider a strange twist, the U.S. dollar is being considered the only viable safe haven currency choice. With c..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-05 11:22
Taggar: currency, dollar, forex, forex trade, forex trading, fx street, loonie, oil, spread, trading

Loonie Pulls Back in Currency Trading


"U.S. dollar strengthens in forex tradingThe loonie is pulling back in currency trading on the FX market today as intervention is the watchword. In Europe, more quantitative easing is being practiced..."

U.S. Consumer Spending Drops; What's Next for the U.S. Economy?


"U.S. dollar struggles in currency tradingThe latest news about spending, as well as concerns about hiring, are sending the U.S. dollar lower today. Concerns about the economy are coming to the forefro..."

U.S. Dollar Down Against the Loonie in Currency Trading


"Economic data sends greenback lower in forex tradingThe U.S. dollar may be higher against the U.K. pound, but it is lower in general, and the dollar index has lost some ground. Loonie is higher in cur..."

Loonie Suffers after Weak Growth Report


"The Loonie extended its losses versus its U.S. counterpart after a report showed Canada?s economy unexpectedly contracted in May by the most in two years as production in the mining and oil and gas se..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-29 15:10
Taggar: currency, economy, loonie, oil, report

Six Days and Counting


"No discernible progress has been reported in the U.S. debt ceiling talks, yet markets are not falling apart. The dollar recovered 0.3% against the euro and edged up 0.1% against the yuan and sterling..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-27 13:36
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market, report

Commodity Currencies Trade Higher than the U.S. Dollar


"U.S. dollar sinks on debt ceiling differencesCommodity currencies are trading near highs against the U.S. dollar today as concerns about what's next for the U.S. debt ceiling dominate financial market..."

Could the Canadian Dollar be the Next Forex Trading Safe Haven?


"Loonie in currency tradingSome think that Canadian dollar could be the next forex trading safe haven. The loonie has long been seen as a commodity currency tied to oil prices. However, the image of th..."

BoC Announcement Sends Loonie Higher in Currency Trading


"Canadian dollar gains on expectation of higher interest ratesThe Bank of Canada kept interest rates steady again, but the announcement accompanying the decision indicated that things could change in t..."

Could the U.K. Pound See Solid Gains in the Last Half of 2011?


"Sterling expected to appreciate later this yearThe U.K. pound is expected to see solid gains as we move into the second half of 2011. Indeed, sterling is the only major currency gaining against the U..."

Canadian Dollar Loses Ground in Forex Trading


"Loonie lower in currency tradingThe U.S. dollar is gaining against many major currencies after falling short earlier. The Canadian dollar is losing some ground in forex trading after seeing success ag..."

U.S. Dollar Down in Forex Trading


"Greenback lower in currency tradingWith all the optimism and risk appetite as a result of expectations of a Greek bailout, it is little surprise that the U.S. dollar is lower in forex trading. Greenba..."

Canadian Dollar Struggles Against Volatility


"Loonie in currency tradingThe Canadian dollar is struggling in forex trading on the currency market today. Choppy trading marks CAD/USD as economic news out of the U.S. sends waves of uncertainty thro..."

Canadian Dollar Gains Strength


"Loonie forex trading forecastThe Canadian dollar is gaining strength in currency trading on the FX market today, heading to highs not seen for two weeks. The loonie is higher, thanks to economic data..."

Canadian Dollar Performs well in U.S. Session


"Loonie higher in currency tradingThe Canadian dollar has performed well in the U.S. session, heading higher in currency trading on the FX market. The loonie was one of the best performers today, thank..."

Currency Correlations, Part II: Canadian Dollar Begins its Decline


"In April, I wrote a post entitled, “Economic Theory Implies Canadian Dollar will Fall,” in which I argued that the currency’s impressive rise was belied by fundamentals. It seems the..."

Blog: Forex Blog: Currency Trading
Tidsstämpel: 2011-06-08 16:34
Taggar: currency, dollar, forex, loonie

A Ton of Data Releases as May Ends


"The dollar at 15:00 GMT was down 1.0% against the kiwi, 0.8% versus the loonie, 0.7% against the euro, 0.2% against the Aussie dollar and 0.1% relative to the yuan.  The greenback has risen overn..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-31 17:55
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Slowdown in US Hurts Canadian Dollar


"The Canadian dollar – known as the “loonie” – continued to lose ground on fears that a slowing U.S. economy could impact the Canadian economy. Roughly seventy percent of Canada..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-27 15:36
Taggar: currency, currency trade, dollar, economy, loonie, market

Canadian Dollar Loses Ground in Forex Trading


"U.S. dollar gains against loonie in currency tradingThe Canadian dollar is losing ground in forex trading on the currency market right now, thanks to concerns worldwide. Even though oil prices and oth..."

Loonie Falls as April Inflation Lower Than Expected


"The Canadian dollar lost ground following the Consumer Price Index (CPI) results for April showed a slowing in inflation. The decline in CPI means the Bank of Canada could delay interest rate hikes an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-20 13:54
Taggar: bank, cpi, dollar, inflation, loonie, price index, rate

Maybe Now Isn't the Time to Get Excited About the U.S. Dollar Rally


"Debt problems could still lead to dollar collapseRight now, the U.S. dollar is gaining against most major currencies in forex trading. Greenback is up against the Aussie and the loonie -- two commodit..."

Canadian Dollar Falls in Currency Trading


"Oil prices weigh on loonie in forex tradingThe Canadian dollar is lower in currency trading on the FX market today, thanks in large part to tanking oil prices. Commodities are pulling back, with oil p..."

Loonie Falters as Commodity Prices Tumble


"The Canadian dollar continues to decline and is at a three-month low against the US dollar. In early morning trading today in Toronto, the loonie fell 0.8 percent to 97.71 cents to the US dollar compa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-16 15:28
Taggar: bank, currency, currency trade, dollar, loonie, trading

Canadian Dollar Lower in Currency Trading


"Loonie forex trading forecastThe Canadian dollar is lower in currency trading on the FX market today, thanks in large part to lower commodity prices -- especially oil. As a major exporter of oil, Cana..."

Canadian Dollar Benefits from Higher Oil Prices


"Loonie in forex tradingThe Canadian dollar is benefiting today from higher oil prices. The loonie relies a great deal on oil prices, since oil is a major export for the country. So, when oil prices ar..."

Aussie Retreats as Commodities Lose Ground


"Aussie lower in forex tradingThe Australian dollar is heading lower in currency trading on the FX market today as commodities lose ground. U.S. stocks are retreating on disappointing data, and commodi..."

Dollar friendly as Risk loses its Bite


"Risk sensitive currencies are on the defensive this morning. The EUR is failing to retain its upward momentum as the market eyes option related levels below. The antipodean currencies are underperfor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-03 12:36
Taggar: cable, currencies, loonie, market, point, rate

Canadian Dollar Weaker on Slowing Economy


"The Canadian dollar – known as the “loonie” – lost ground to the US dollar this morning on news that the Canadian economy expanded by an annualized rate of 2.9 percent in Febru..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-29 15:27
Taggar: dollar, economy, loonie, rate

Canadian Dollar Erases Earlier Losses to Continue Rally


"Loonie in currency tradingThe Canadian dollar has erased earlier losses, and is heading higher against the U.S. dollar in forex trading. The loonie is looking at multi-year highs in currency trading a..."

Aussie Continues to Gain in Currency Trading


"Commodity currencies leave parity in the dustThe Aussie continues to gain in currency trading on the FX market, even though its support was cracked a little bit. However, there is strong support for t..."

Loonie Higher in Forex Trading


"Currency trading on the FX marketThe loonie is heading higher in forex trading on the currency market today. The Canadian dollar is getting a boost from higher gold prices today. Gold touched $1,500 a..."

Aussie Regains Upper Hand Against the U.S. Dollar in Forex Trading


"Australian dollar in forex tradingThe Aussie is higher against the U.S. dollar in forex trading again, after dropping a bit yesterday. However, as gold prices and oil prices begin rising again, the Au..."

Higher Oil Prices Help the Loonie in Currency Trading


"Canadian dollar resumes climb against U.S. dollar in forex tradingHigher oil prices are helping to support the loonie today in currency trading. One of Canada's biggest exports (especially to the U.S..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-13 12:46
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, loonie, oil, trading

Bank of Canada Leaves Rates Steady; Looks for Hike Sooner than Expected


"Loonie stymied in forex tradingThe Bank of Canada announced that it would keep its benchmark interest rate steady at 1%. The news has the loonie lower in forex trading against the greenback. The decis..."

FOMC: U.S. Economy Looks Good


"U.S. dollar mostly lower on improved economic outlookThe Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee is confident that the U.S. economy on the road to solid improvement right now. Even with the housing is..."

U.S. Dollar Reaches New Three Year Low Against Canadian Dollar


"Loonie gains in forex tradingThe U.S. dollar has reached a low not seen for three years against the Canadian dollar. The loonie is gaining in forex trading on the currency market against the greenback..."

Canadian Dollar Closing in on 3-Year High


"The Canadian dollar – AKA the “loonie” – traded at 97.23 cents per U.S. dollar at 7:57 a.m. in Toronto, compared with 97.32 cents on March 11. The loonie touched 96.69 cents on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-14 15:18
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, loonie, rate

Canadian Dollar at 3-Year High


"The Canadian dollar gained 0.4 percent to 96.78 U.S. cents to the US dollar at 8:12 am in Toronto from $97.14 at yesterday’s close. The “loonie” as the Canadian dollar is known, is r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-09 16:14
Taggar: dollar, gold, loonie, oil

What Next for the Canadian Dollar?


"Loonie continues to gain strength in forex tradingOnce again, the Canadian dollar is heading higher against the U.S. dollar in currency trading on the FX market. Indeed, the loonie continues to gain s..."

Rising Oil Prices Boost Canadian Dollar


"The Canadian dollar (AKA the “loonie) gained 0.1 percent to 97.40 cents to the US dollar early this morning as oil prices broke through $100 a barrel. Canada is a leading supplier of crude and a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-02 16:16
Taggar: dollar, economy, loonie, oil

Canadian Dollar Heads Higher with Help from Oil Prices


"Loonie gains in forex tradingThe Canadian dollar is heading higher in currency trading on the FX market today as oil prices help provide a boost. Oil prices are on the rise, thanks in large part to th..."

Can Loonie Maintain Its Strength Against the Greenback?


"Canadian dollar forex trading forecastThe loonie has reached a new high against the U.S. dollar in forex trading on the currency market. The Canadian dollar is gaining again, thanks to support from hi..."

Canadian Dollar Declines as Commodity Prices Fall


"A two-day drop in commodity prices has pushed the Canadian dollar to its lowest level in a week against the US dollar. The loonie declined 0.4 percent to 99.77 cents per US dollar this morning in New..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-02-10 17:06
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, loonie, point, rate

Commodity Risk Lifting Canadian Dollar


"The Canadian dollar is gaining as a result of additional risk play pushing commodity prices higher. Canada is a major supplier of commodities and raw resources and stands to gain on an increase in glo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-02-07 16:30
Taggar: dollar, dollar trade, loonie

Canadian Dollar Touches High Not Seen for 32 Months


"Loonie in currency tradingThe Canadian dollar rallied in forex trading rather solidly earlier today after the release of employment market data. Reasonably good data out of the U.S. has helped somewha..."

Bank of Canada Says Dollar Too High


"Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney said in a television interview that “one of the risks to the Canadian economy is persistent strength to the Canadian dollar”. The “loonie” a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-31 16:24
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, loonie

Loonie Bears Triple Bets


"The Canadian dollar?s 22% surge against the U.S. currency has become such a threat to the economy that central bankers and chief financial officers are encouraging the loonie to weaken. ?One of the ri..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-31 16:14
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, financial, loonie

Market bets a short EUR win today


"The stage is set for a strong dollar performance this morning. When the market overhypes the currency generally disappoints, however, the EUR bears remain optimistic. Consensus seeks an advance GDP es..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-28 13:15
Taggar: bear, currency, dollar, loonie, market, point

Varied Forecasts for Canadian Dollar in 2011


"The Canadian Dollar (“Loonie”) recorded a fairly strong 2010. It appreciated 5.5% against the US Dollar, as an encore to a 16% gain in 2009. Moreover, its rise occurred with remarkably lit..."

Blog: Forex Blog: Currency Trading
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-08 12:15
Taggar: dollar, loonie

Canadian Dollar Outpaces US Buck


"The Canadian dollar extended its winning ways over its US counterpart rising 0.1 percent to US$1.0050. The loonie is benefiting from improving growth and employment numbers both at home and in the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-06 17:15
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, employment, loonie, rate

U.S. Dollar Gets Boost in Forex Trading


"Greenback higher against major currenciesThe U.S. dollar got a boost in forex trading on the currency market this morning after the latest ADP jobs report came out. News that private sector employment..."

Canadian Dollar Gains Against the U.S. Dollar


"Loonie expected to see further gains in currency tradingThe Canadian dollar is gaining against the U.S. dollar in currency trading on the FX market today. Loonie has been showing strength in currency..."

Bank of Tokyo Recommends Buying Canadian Dollar Instead of U.K. Pound


"Loonie in forex tradingNow is the time to start positioning yourself so that you are selling sterling against the loonie in forex trading, according to the Bank of Tokyo. In a note to investors, the B..."

Canadian Dollar: Parity Vs Reality


"After a stellar 2009, the Canadian Dollar (”Loonie”) has had a relatively lackluster 2010 against the Dollar, rising by only 3-4%. As the Loonie has inched (back) towards parity, it has en..."

Blog: Forex Blog: Currency Trading
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-13 11:56
Taggar: currency, dollar, loonie

Canadian Dollar Gains on Growth Outlook


"The Canadian dollar gained 0.3 percent to 99.02 US cents in early morning trading in Toronto this morning. The loonie as the Canadian dollar is known, gained on most of the major currencies on specula..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-08 16:52
Taggar: currencies, dollar, loonie, trading

Canadian Dollar Loses Momentum in Currency Trading


"Loonie in forex tradingThe Canadian dollar is losing momentum in currency trading on the FX market today, heading lower as jobs data disappoints. Indeed, the Canadian economy did not as many jobs as e..."

Canadian Dollar Approaches Two-Month High Against Euro


"With investors backing away from the euro, the Canadian dollar is one of the currencies seeing the most gain and has advanced to a two- month high versus the euro. The loonie rose 0.7 percent to C$1.3..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-29 16:09
Taggar: currencies, dollar, foreign exchange, loonie, market

Currency Market Pause on Thanksgiving Day


"Dollar movements have been narrowly mixed.  The U.S. currency is holding onto recent gains for the most part.  It is 0.4% stronger against the Swiss franc, up 0.1% versus sterling and the yu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-25 15:03
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Canadian Dollar Moves Higher Against U.S. Dollar in Forex Trading


"Currency trading on the FX marketThe Canadian dollar is heading higher against the U.S. dollar in forex trading today. Indeed, the loonie is heading higher as investor sentiment turns a little more op..."

Video Comments: Ireland, Dollar and Loonie


"I was on the Business News Network this afternoon talking about Ireland, the U.S. dollar and the loonie. Click on the image to access the video "

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-12 23:40
Taggar: dollar, loonie

Canadian Dollar Reaches Parity?Again


"Last week, the Canadian Dollar became the second currency ? after the Australian Dollar ? to reach parity against the US Dollar. While the case for Loonie parity is not quite as strong as the Aussie?s..."

Blog: Forex Blog: Currency Trading
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-12 15:34
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, loonie, trading

Canadian Dollar Nears Parity


"The Canadian dollar recorded its fourth straight day of gains as it closes in on parity with its US counterpart. The “loonie” as the Canadian dollar is known, is being helped by an increas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-02 15:40
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, loonie, oil, rate, trading

Canadian Dollar Falls as Stocks Decline


"After three days of gains, the Canadian dollar fell as profit-taking had stocks on the decline. The loonie lost 0.3 percent to C$1.0230 per U.S. dollar at 7:44 a.m. in Toronto, compared with C$1.0200..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-10-26 15:21
Taggar: bank, currency, currency trade, dollar, loonie, oil, profit

U.S. Dollar Weakens Against Loonie in Currency Trading


"Canadian dollar heads toward parity with the U.S. dollar in forex tradingOnce again, the U.S. dollar is weakening in currency trading on the FX market. Over the weekend, G-20 nations pledged they woul..."

U.S. Dollar Retreats in Forex Trading


"Currency trading with the greenbackThe U.S. dollar is retreating in forex trading today, giving up many of yesterday's gains. Greenback is down against the pound, euro and Aussie today. Additionally..."

Stronger Dollar to Start Week


"The dollar has recovered 1.0% against the loonie, 0.6% versus sterling, 0.4% against the euro, 0.3% vis-a-vis the Australian dollar, and 0.1% against the kiwi.  The greenback is steady against th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-10-18 12:58
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar Narrowly Mixed Ahead of Bernanke Breakfast Speech


"The dollar is up 0.2% against the kiwi and loonie, up 0.1% against the Swiss franc, unchanged relative to the euro and Australian dollar, down 0.1% against the yuan, and 0.3% weaker against the yen an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-10-15 13:28
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Softer Commodity-Sensitive Currencies and Equities Ahead of U.S. Labor Survey


"The dollar rose 1.0% and 0.7% against the Australian and New Zealand dollars and shows gains of 0.3% against the euro and 0.2% versus the loonie.  The dollar is steady against the yen and sterlin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-10-08 13:47
Taggar: dollar, loonie, market

Canadas Loonie Winning Strategy


"This has been a long ?short? holiday trading week in North America with the same mixture of ingredients that have us trading in a ?major? currency tight range. There have been a few winners to the ris..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-10 12:02
Taggar: currencies, currency, day trading, loonie, trading

Mixed Dollar


"The dollar advanced 0.4% against sterling and 0.2% versus the Swiss franc.  The greenback is also steady against the euro and down by 0.8% against the Australian dollar, 0.5% against the kiwi, 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-09 13:23
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Canadian Dollar Gains in Currency Trading


"Loonie up against greenback in forex tradingThe Canadian dollar is heading higher in currency trading on the FX market, thanks to a little help from the Bank of Canada's hawkish statement. The BOC jus..."

Canadian Dollar Gains as Equities Strengthen


"The Canadian dollar started the week on a positive note as a jump in equities and strengthening oil prices helped boost the loonie. Growing interest in a take-over of Canadian giant Potash Corp also w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-08-23 15:50
Taggar: currency, dollar, loonie, oil, rate

Canadian Dollar Gains in Currency Trading


"Loonie in forex tradingThe Canadian dollar is finding its footing in currency trading on the FX market, moving higher today as BHP Billiton makes a hostile bid for Potash Corp. The loonie is a commodi..."

Weaker Stocks and Euro Ahead of U.S. 2Q GDP Release


"The dollar has climbed 0.6% against the euro but fallen 0.7% against the yen.  The greenback is stronger by 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.3% versus the Aussie dollar, and 0.2% relative to sterling...."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-30 13:30
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Weaker Aussie and New Zealand Dollars


"The U.S. dollar advanced 1.0% and 0.7% against its Australian and New Zealand counterparts but was pretty steady otherwise.  The Greenback dipped 0.3% against the loonie, 0.2% relative to the Swi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-28 12:53
Taggar: dollar, loonie, swissy

Wednesday Spotlight on Central Banks


"The euro fell 0.7% against the dollar, 0.5% against sterling, and over 1% against the yen.  Concern about Friday?s stress test results, which have been discredited already in the eyes of many inv..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-21 13:17
Taggar: aussie, currencies, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Wednesday Spotlight on Central Banks


"The euro fell 0.7% against the dollar, 0.5% against sterling, and over 1% against the yen.  Concern about Friday?s stress test results, which have been discredited already in the eyes of many inv..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-21 13:17
Taggar: aussie, currencies, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Canadian Dollar Strengthens on Expected Rate Announcement


"The Canadian dollar ? AKA the ?loonie? – opened higher Monday as expectations grow that the Bank of Canada will raise rates later this week. On Friday, the loonie fell to 94.52 US cents, it?s lo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-19 16:26
Taggar: bank, dollar, loonie, point, rate

Japanese Officials Concerned About Yen?s Strength


"The dollar recovered 0.4% against the yen amid rumors BOJ might ease if yen stays near 85 per dollar level.  The dollar also gained 0.7% against the kiwi, 0.2% versus the loonie, and 0.1% relativ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-19 13:06
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Mixed U.S. Dollar Ahead of ECB Press Conference


"Against commodity-sensitive currencies, the dollar has lost 1.0% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.5% against the kiwi, and 0.2% relative to the loonie.  The dollar has on the other hand risen 0.5% aga..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-08 13:39
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Markets Confused about Canadian Dollar


"On a trade-weighted basis, the Canadian Dollar (aka Loonie) has appreciated nearly 10% in 2010. At the same time, it has fallen 8% against the Dollar since the beginning of May. This contradiction is..."

Blog: Forex Blog: Currency Trading
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-02 17:49
Taggar: dollar, loonie, spread

Bank of England Minutes Contain a Surprise Dissenting Vote


"The dollar fell 0.7% against sterling and by 0.8% against the kiwi.  Other dollar moves were small: up 0.3% against the loonie but down 0.2% against the yen and 0.1% relative to the euro and Auss..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-06-23 13:44
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Yen Falters After Japanese Prime Minister Resigns


"The dollar rose 1.0% overnight against the yen but otherwise is unchanged against the loonie, Aussie dollar, and sterling, up 0.1% relative to the euro and Swiss franc, and 0.2% firmer against the kiw..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-06-02 13:24
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Can Loonie Overcome in Currency Trading?


"Canadian dollar forex trading forecastThe loonie has moved markedly away from parity with the U.S. dollar in currency trading over the past month. In spite of signs of economic recovery in Canada (and..."

Canadian Dollar Gains Two Cents


"The Canadian dollar also benefited from the EU-brokered rescue plan for the euro on the weekend. The dollar opened North American trading Monday at 97.62 cents US, up 1.82 cents from Friday’s cl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-10 15:52
Taggar: dollar, loonie, oil, trading

Canadian Dollar Ready for Another Run at Parity


"Loonie ready to take on greenback in forex tradingFor the last few days, the Canadian dollar has continued in currency trading to trade near parity with the U.S. dollar. The loonie appears to be gathe..."

Canadian Dollar Building a Beachhead Beyond USD Parity


"The Canadian dollar has strengthened a long way since the first quarter of last year amid improving fundamentals and additional support from the comments of the Bank of Canada Governor and the Finance..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-14 18:19
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, finance, loonie

Loonie Back Above Parity


"Canada’s dollar – or the “loonie” as it is referred to by most Canadians – is back above par with its US counterpart. The loonie has been within striking range of the dol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-14 14:55
Taggar: dollar, loonie

Forex Trading Forecast: Loonie to Test Parity with the U.S. Dollar Again


"USD/CAD pressured in currency tradingThe forex trading forecast expects to see the loonie test parity with the U.S. dollar again rather soon. Right now, it appears that Canadian trade is returning to..."

Lots of European Data Out.. No Change from BOJ


"The U.S. and Canadian currencies have advanced.  The loonie rose 0.3% against the dollar to CAD 0.9991.  The greenback otherwise gained 0.8% against sterling, 0.4% versus the euro, 0.3% agai..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-07 14:02
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Loonie Approaches Parity with the U.S. Dollar


"Canadian dollar makes a push for 1.00 in forex tradingEarlier today in currency trading on the forex market, the loonie touched 1.00 against the U.S. dollar, reaching parity for the first time since J..."

Outlook for Canadian Dollar - Life Beyond Parity


"I was on the Business News Network this afternoon talking about the outlook for the Canadian dollar and whether the loonie will experience a sustained break below parity. Readers of my blog will know..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-06 00:31
Taggar: dollar, loonie

Interview on CAD, Yen and Euro Outlooks


"With the first calendar quarter drawing to a close today, ForexTV thought it an appropriate time to check out what I’m thinking about current conditions and future prospects regarding the yen an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-31 22:18
Taggar: currencies, forex, loonie

European Currencies Stronger Despite Continuing Greek Debt Woes


"The dollar weakened 0.6% against sterling and the Swissy and by 0.4% relative to the euro.  The dollar strengthened 0.6% against the yen and to its highest level since the first week of 2010...."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-31 13:49
Taggar: currencies, dollar, loonie, swissy

Why is the Loonie Beating the Aussie?


"It sounds like the beginning to a bad joke, right? But seriously, why is the Canadian Dollar (aka Loonie) beating the Australian Dollar (AUD) when the two currencies are placed head-to-head? The curre..."

Blog: Forex Blog: Currency Trading
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-20 07:51
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, loonie, market

Canadian Dollar Closing in on 20-Month High


"The Canadian dollar – AKA the “loonie” – came close to a 20-month high earlier today, on its quest to reach parity with its US counterpart. At 7:51 a.m. in New York, the loonie..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-18 15:07
Taggar: dollar, loonie

Will the Canadian Dollar Reach Parity with the U.S. Dollar?


"Canadian dollar looks to move toward parity in currency tradingThe outlook for USD/CAD is slightly bearish right now, with the Canadian dollar possibly eying parity in currency trading on the FX marke..."

Canadian Dollar Hits Six-Week High


"A larger-than-expected rise in housing starts helped push the Canadian dollar to a six-week high against its US counterpart. The Loonie touched C$1.0257 on news that the number of housing starts incre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-08 16:26
Taggar: dollar, loonie

BNN speaks to Kathy Lien, director of currency research, GFT Forex.


"See AlsoOverseas Markets & Loonie Ahead of the BoC AnnouncementKathy Lien speaks on overseas markets & Loonie ahead of the BoC Announcement."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-02 08:57
Taggar: announcement, loonie, market

Risk Currencies Seeing Some Action in Forex Trading


"Currency trading on the FX marketEven though U.S. markets are closed for the day, there are still things happening in forex trading. Indeed, the FX market is a global market, so there is plenty going..."

CAD/USD Parity: Reality or Illusion?


"In January, the Canadian Dollar (aka Loonie) registered its worst monthly performance since June. Many analysts pointed to this as proof that its run was over, after coming tantalizingly close to pari..."

Blog: Forex Blog: Currency Trading
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-15 09:28
Taggar: dollar, loonie, point

Ben Bernanke Helps U.S. Dollar in Currency Trading


"Forex trading with the greenbackYesterday, Ben Bernanke provided a boost for the U.S. dollar in currency trading on the FX market by indicating that monetary policy could tighten rather sooner than ex..."

Canadian Dollar Gains on Better-Than-Expected Job Growth


"The Canadian dollar gained 0.1 percent on its US counterpart by 7:15 a.m. in Toronto on Friday to C$1.0730 from C$1.0744 yesterday. The loonie receive a boost on a jobs report from Statistics Canada s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-05 14:52
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, loonie, rate, report

Canadian Dollar Headed for Parity


"Only a year ago, who could have conceived of such a possibility? At the time, the Canadian Dollar (aka Loonie) was in the doldrums, as a result of the credit crunch and concomitant collapse in commodi..."

Blog: Forex Blog: Currency Trading
Tidsstämpel: 2010-01-15 23:39
Taggar: dollar, loonie