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Canadian Financial Close: TSX posts gains to start week

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, June 18 (CNS) – The Canadian dollar ended lower against its U.S. counterpart on Monday, tracking losses in natural gas and crude oil. The loonie finished at US$0.7568 or C$1.3213, compared to Friday’s North American close of US$0.7589 or C$1.3177. The S&P/TSX Composite Index finished higher, rising 69.21 points, […] Read more




ICE canola up at midday over China/U.S. trade dispute

By Ashley Robinson, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, MB, June 18, 2018 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were higher at midday Monday, taking support from the ongoing trade dispute between the United States and China. Chicago Board of Trade soybean contracts started the day lower, after China placed retaliation tariffs on U.S. […] Read more


Global Markets: North America could face a recession

WINNIPEG, June 18, 2018 (CNS) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. Fears of a trade war between the United States and China sent stock markets around the world down. The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Wall Street was down more than 200 points, while in Canada […] Read more

Canadian Dollar and Business Outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, MB, June 18, 2018 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was slightly lower Monday, as fears increased over an escalating trade war between China and the United States. At 8:50 CDT Monday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7581 or C$1.3188, which compares with Friday’s North American close of […] Read more


ICE canola stronger Monday morning

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, June 18 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were stronger Monday morning, seeing some follow-through buying after Friday’s bounce off of nearby lows. Ideas that the escalating trade dispute between the United States and China will shift some Chinese oilseed demand away from U.S. soybeans […] Read more




Canadian Financial Close: Dollar trending lower over trade worries

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, June 15 (CNS) – The Canadian dollar fell in value Friday, dragged down by ongoing international trade tensions. The Canadian dollar settled Friday at US$0.7589 or C$1.3177, compared to Thursday’s North American close of US$0.7662 or C$1.3052. Oil prices dropped Friday, ahead of an Organization of the Petroleum Exporting […] Read more