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The Australian dollar rose further against the other major currencies in the late Asian session on Tuesday after the Reserve Bank of Australia maintained its key interest rate at a record low, as widely expected by economists. The policy board governed by Glenn Stevens decided to leave the cash rate...

The U.S. dollar strengthened against most major currencies in the Asian session on Tuesday, as traders expect the central bank to start its tightening cycle this year despite yesterday's national manufacturing data disappointing to the downside. The U.S. Labor department is set to publish its jobs...

The Australian dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Tuesday following the release of better than expected trade and retail sales data for June. Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed that Australia posted a seasonally adjusted merchandise trade...

The Australian dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Tuesday. The Australian dollar rose to nearly a 2-week high of 0.9611 against the Canadian dollar, from yesterday's closing value of 0.9581. Against the U.S. dollar, the yen and the euro, the aussie advanced...

The U.S. dollar strengthened against most major currencies in the Asian session on Tuesday. The U.S. dollar rose to an 11-year high of 1.3175 against the Canadian dollar, from yesterday's closing value of 1.3154. Against the Swiss franc and the euro, the greenback advanced to a 5-day high of 0.9703...

The Canadian stock market is up in early trade Monday, extending its gains from the previous four trading sessions. Gold and mining stocks are among the best performing stocks at the start of the new trading week, while energy stocks are lagging behind. The majority of the European markets are trading...

The U.S. dollar strengthened against its major rivals in European deals on Monday, amid sell-off in commodities after weak Chinese data and traders await U.S. economic data due today. Downbeat Chinese manufacturing data sparked fresh concerns over slowing growth in China, dragging commodities down....

The Canadian dollar extended its early loss against the yen in the European session on Monday. Against the yen, the loonie fell to more than a 4-month low of 94.90 from an early high of 96.93. If the loonie extends its downtrend, it is likely to find support around the 93.00 area.

The Canadian dollar was weaker against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Monday, as oil prices extended their slide on supply glut fears, driven by rising rig counts in the U.S. and concerns of a slowing Chinese economy denting demand growth. Crude oil for September delivery are currently...

BMO Financial Group (BMO.TO, BMO) Monday announced the appointment of Monique Chan as CEO, BMO Private Bank Asia. She will assume her new role with BMO Private Bank Asia on August 3. In this role, Monique Chan will be responsible for growing BMO's private banking business in Asia and building strong...

Canadian stocks ended higher for a fourth straight session on Friday, led by gold and mining stocks as gold prices rebounded. Markets in Europe ended largely in the green, despite some disappointing German retail sales, eurozone unemployment and U.K. consumer confidence data weighed on investor sentiment....

The Canadian stock market is up in early trade Friday, extending their gains from the previous three sessions. Gold and mining stocks are among the best performing stocks this morning, as gold prices attempt to rebound. Utility stocks are also turning in a strong performance. Markets in Europe are...

Reversing direction, the U.S. dollar declined against the other major currencies in New York morning deals on Friday. The greenback hit a 2-day low of 123.51 against the yen and 4-day low of 1.1113 against the euro, off its previous highs of 124.37 and 1.0920, respectively. The greenback reversed...

Canadian stocks are poised to end the month on a lackluster note Friday, following nice gains in the previous two sessions. The S&P/TSX composite index gained 80.96 points to end Thursday at 14,382.76 The energy sector is in focus with earnings from some big oil producers. TransCanada Corp....

The Canadian continued its downward trading on Friday, as the economy contracted for the fifth consecutive month in May, driven by weakness in manufacturing, mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction as well as wholesale trade. Data from Statistics Canada showed that real gross domestic product...

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