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David Rosenberg gets real on the Canadian dollar

David Rosenberg admits that the loonie's recent fall is significant, but he stresses this needs to be considered alongside big moves elsewhere

Loonie declines for second day after Europe ministers delay Greek aid

Canada’s dollar declined for a second day against its U.S. peer after European Union ministers said they will delay the decision to give Greece it’s...

Canadian dollar up as commodities rise

The Canadian dollar was higher Tuesday as commodity prices advanced and traders focused on an extremely tight U.S. presidential race

Leveraging loonie power to overcome import inertia

With the loonie and greenback in a dead heat, Canadian businesses should be taking advantage of their historically high purchasing power to make machinery acquisitions...

Loonie back above parity as oil strengthens

The loonie was back above parity with the U.S. dollar early Tuesday as crude oil prices moved higher and optimism lingered from a positive U.S....

Loonie hits parity

The Canadian dollar touched parity with the greenback Friday morning as commodities gained traction

Royal Canadian Mint unveils good-luck loonie ahead of 2012 Olympics

The Royal Canadian Mint has issued its latest commemorative circulation coin, the 2012 Lucky Loonie

Loonie hits 2-month high on stimulus bets

Canada’s dollar strengthened to a two-month high versus its U.S. counterpart as speculation the Federal Reserve and Chinese government will take steps to boost economic...

Loonie gains as BoC signals hike

Canada’s dollar strengthened from almost a six-month low after central bank policy makers said they may raise interest rates with the domestic economic recovery proceeding...

Loonie-greenback relationship not driven by rates

The relationship between the Canadian and U.S. currencies is not primarily driven by the difference in interest rates as many may think. While rate differentials...

Closing Bell: TSX gains on ‘bounceback,’ U.S. Fed statements

Canada’s benchmark stock index posted its first positive close in four sessions, driven by solid earnings from U.S. companies including Caterpillar, and Apple Inc., which...

Closing Bell: Renewed eurozone debt crisis worries weigh on market sentiment

Renewed fears of a European debt crisis, which have been quietly simmering for the last few weeks, started to boil over on Monday as the...

Closing Bell: TSX takes small loss on day with little economic data

With little in the way of economic data to move the markets on Wednesday, influences on investor sentiment included an increase in the percentage of...

What you need to know before markets open

U.S. stock index futures are pointing to a higher opening on Wall Street today, ahead of earnings reports from some corporate heavyweights. Here are the...

What you need to know before markets open

North American markets look headed for a flat to lower open today. Here's what you need to know

Closing Bell: Markets drop for second day on raft of bad economic news

Markets dropped for a second day on Wednesday thanks to a bevy of disappointing economic news, leading off with the previous day’s release of the...

World stocks fall after Fed backs off easing

Stocks and the euro fell on Wednesday after policymakers in the United States dimmed hopes of fresh asset-buying, underlining its divergence from a Europe facing...

Loonie should climb higher if BoC takes more hawkish tone

The Canadian dollar outperformed fellow commodity currencies the Australian and New Zealand dollars on Monday, marking an unusual move in a risk-on environment. However, the...

Closing Bell: Commodity prices drag TSX lower for second day

Falling commodity prices led Canada’s benchmark stock index to its second straight decline on Wednesday, and also weighed on markets south of the border. Here...

What you need to know before markets open

U.S. stock index futures are pointing to a higher open on Wall Street today after the Federal Reserve signalled it would continue supporting economic growth...

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