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Canadian Financial Close: Loonie rises with retail sales

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, July 21 – The Canadian dollar posted gains against its US counterpart to end the week. The loonie took strength from a 0.6% rise in Canadian retail sales in May. The country’s inflation rate also slowed for the fourth time in five months. Canada’s all-consumer price index in June […] Read more

Feed Grains: Arkansas wheat looking better

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, July 21 (CNS) – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets on Friday, July 21. Bids for feed wheat in Saskatchewan are holding steady, according to the latest information from the Prairie Ag Hotwire. Prices are listed at C$3.15 to C$5.10 per bushel. […] Read more


Pulses: Weekly Cdn exports slow for second-straight week

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, July 21 (CNS Canada) – Canada exported only 200 tonnes of peas and no lentils during the week ended July 16, according to the latest Canadian Grain Commission weekly report, marking the second-straight week of minimal pulse exports as old crop business winds down and attention turns to the […] Read more



ICE Canola Dips with Soy in Light Trade

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, July 21 – Canola contracts on the ICE Futures Canada platform were slightly lower in choppy trading at 10:40 CDT on Friday, tracking losses in the US soy complex and action in the Canadian currency. The Canadian dollar was roughly half a cent higher compared to its […] Read more

Canadian Dollar And Business Outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, July 21 – The Canadian dollar was slightly higher against its US counterpart on Friday morning, buoyed by positive economic data. Canada recorded a gain in retail sales for the third straight month. The value of retail sales increased by 0.6% to C$48.91 billion in May. Much of the […] Read more


ICE canola mostly lower Friday morning

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, July 21 (CNS Canada) – ICE Canada canola contracts were mixed Friday morning, although the bias was lower in the most active months as weather uncertainty across North America had investors squaring positions heading into the weekend. Hot and dry conditions remain a concern across many growing […] Read more

Global Markets: Crude oil under pressure

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, July 21 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Rogers Communications is reporting a significant gain. The company added 93,000 new wireless contracts in the second-quarter, which surpassed expectations. The company also recorded a 35 per cent increase […] Read more