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October 8, 2018

The US Dollar gained some ground against its peers in a turbulent week. What’s next? US inflation stands out in the second week of October which also sees tension rising towards Brexit and the mid-term elections Here are the highlights for the next week

The greenback kicked off the new quarter with fresh gains. Powell’s...

August 20, 2018

  • The US Dollar remains dominant, and each breather looks like a buying opportunity.

  • There are three central drivers, and they are set to continue for at least a few more months.

  • Things may materially change in the middle of the autumn. 

US Dollar strength is a prominent feature for quite a few months. Ea...

August 16, 2018

The U.S. State Department must conduct a new environmental review for the Keystone XL crude pipeline, a federal judge ruled, dealing a blow to a project supported by President Donald Trump in his first few days in office.

U.S. District Court Judge Brian Morris in Montana sided with indigenous and environmental grou...

July 31, 2018

Canada’s economy grew at the fastest pace in a year, further evidence of a solid expansion even as trade tensions with the U.S. remain a threat.


Gross domestic product increased by 0.5 percent in May, Statistics Canada said Tuesday from Ottawa, exceeding expectations for a 0.3 percent gain in a Bloomberg survey of econ...

The Trump administration announced it’s imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imported from the European Union, Canada and Mexico, in a move almost certain to trigger retaliation by America’s closest allies.

The decision came hours before temporary exemptions were due to elapse at 12:01 a.m. in Washington on Friday. Th...

April 24, 2018

* Canadian dollar at C$1.2831, or 77.94 U.S. cents

* Loonie touches its weakest level since April 3 at C$1.2860

* Bond prices mixed across the yield curve

TORONTO, April 24 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar edged higher against its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday after hitting a three-week low, as oil prices held near three-yea...

April 23, 2018

Senior trade officials from the U.S., Canada and Mexico will meet again in Washington in an intensified push to reach a Nafta agreement in the next few weeks.

Talks will pick up on Tuesday, after cabinet-level members vowed on Friday to keep up the momentum following consultations with their technical teams over the wee...

April 23, 2018

Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz is unapologetic about his cautious approach to raising interest rates.

He faces constant criticism for stoking debt accumulation with cheap credit. His reluctance to match higher U.S. rates has fueled a drop in the currency. And now there’s a new challenge: Canada’s inflation is ris...

April 16, 2018

Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz’s cautious approach to interest rates is about to be challenged.

While the central banker is expected to hold off from raising borrowing costs for a second straight policy decision on Wednesday, and retain a degree of prudence in his rhetoric, Poloz will probably face mounting press...

April 16, 2018

EURCAD is trading slowly lower and something similar we can see on GBPCAD. Currently, we are tracking a correction in wave 4, which is trading within two corrective channel lines and approaching some interesting support levels. We are watching these two pairs very carefully and if we get a sharp bounce with five waves,...

April 9, 2018

Canada’s companies remain largely unscathed from policy uncertainty emanating from the Trump administration, with sentiment remaining at elevated levels.

The Bank of Canada’s first-quarter survey of executives showed expectations for future sales have improved, with companies seeing continued signs of capacity constrain...

The Trump administration plans to impose tariffs worth as much as $60 billion on Chinese products as early as this week to punish Beijing for what the U.S. perceives as intellectual property theft from American businesses, according to two people familiar with the matter.

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is l...

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