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C$ firms as greenback weakens; focus on Fed TORONTO: The Canadian dollar strengthened against a broadly weaker US dollar on Tuesday with oil prices stable and the market shifting focus toward this week's US Federal Reserve policy meeting.The greenback fell after data showed US durable goods orders for December were weaker than expected, while quarterly results from US companies pushed the stock market into negative territory."Essentially (it has) given a little bit of a pause in the US dollar rally, so you're seeing US dollars in general being sold," said Brad Schruder, director, foreign exchange sales, at BMO Capital Markets in Toronto."But the overall theme remains the same: Look for opportunities to get short on the Canadian dollar."Schruder said there was a slight chance the currency could dip below 1.24 during the session, but more broadly, there was no room to be bullish on Canada, he said, given the country's stimulative monetary policy.The Bank of Canada shocked markets ...

TSX drops on Greek concerns, copper prices TORONTO: Canada's main stock index fell sharply on Tuesday, with the market continuing to feel uncertainty fueled by the victory of a left-wing party in Sunday's Greek election and with weaker copper prices pulling mining shares lower.Copper prices neared their lowest levels in 5-1/2 years on concerns about China's economic growth. That sent shares of miner First Quantum Minerals Ltd tumbling 7.5 percent to C$11.31. Teck Resources Ltd dropped 3.3 percent to C$15.34.While investors were ...
Euro rebounds off lows after Greek vote; rouble weakens NEW YORK: The euro rebounded on Monday as investors took advantage of steep losses sustained during two days of dramatic selling, with the final push down to a fresh 11-year low coming after elections in Greece put an anti-austerity government in power. Following the outcome of Sunday's vote, the euro hit its lowest against the US dollar since September 2003 at $1.1098 in Asian trading, according to the EBS trading platform . Greece elected, as ...
Euro rebounds off lows following Greek vote NEW YORK: The euro rebounded on Monday as investors took advantage of steep losses sustained during two days of dramatic selling, with the final push down to a fresh 11-year low coming after elections in Greece put an anti-austerity government in power.Following the outcome of Sunday's vote, the euro hit its lowest against the US dollar since September 2003 at $1.1098 in Asian trading, according to the EBS trading platform . Greece elected, as expected, ...
C$ extends retreat as BoC rate cut impact lingers TORONTO: The Canadian dollar continued to test new 5-1/2 lows against its US counterpart on Monday, extending last week's hefty losses after the Bank of Canada blindsided markets with a 25 basis point cut to its benchmark interest rate.The Bank of Canada delivered the wholly unexpected rate cut last Wednesday, its first rate change since September 2010, ending the longest period of unchanged rates in Canada since 1950."It's a continuation of what we've seen over ...
C$ eases moderately after data and as bank policies weigh TORONTO: The Canadian dollar on Friday slipped to its weakest close in 5-1/2 years against the greenback, which hit 11-year highs against a basket of other major currencies as central bank policies around the world diverged sharply from those of the Federal Reserve.US crude prices , an influential driver for the oil-sensitive Canadian dollar, also fell on data that showed US crude stockpiles in Cushing, Oklahoma, rose 2.7 million barrels in the week ending Tuesday ...
Canadian dollar firms after Canadian CPI, retail sales data TORONTO: The Canadian dollar strengthened against the US dollar on Friday after Canadian CPI data showed an increase in core inflation.The Canadian dollar, which had briefly weakened to a session low following the data, was trading at C$1.2393 against the US dollar, or 80.69 US cents. This was stronger than just prior to the data's release and Thursday's finish at C$1.2404, or 80.62 US cents. Copyright Reuters, 2015 ...

 



 
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Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
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