Canadian Financial Close: Dollar down with oil

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 13 (CNS) – The Canadian dollar was weaker at market close Tuesday, pulled lower by a drop in the price of oil. The Canadian dollar settled Tuesday at US$0.7552 or C$1.3241, compared to Friday’s North American close of US$0.7572 or C$1.3206. Oil prices plunged Tuesday, over concerns of […] Read more

North American Grain/Oilseed Review: Canola down with soyoil

By Ashley Robinson, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Nov. 13 (CNS Canada) – The ICE Futures canola platform were weaker at market close, following the lead of Chicago soyoil contracts. The January contract has been finding some support around the C$480 mark, however it hasn’t been able to rally as weak soyoil contracts have it […] Read more

ICE canola market mixed at midday

By Ashley Robinson, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, MB, Nov. 13, 2018 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were trading both sides of unchanged at midday Monday. According to a Winnipeg based trader the January canola market is finding some support at the C$480 per tonne mark. However, it has been drifting slightly lower […] Read more


Global Markets: Rotating postal strikes enter fifth week

By Commodity News Services Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 13 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Little progress was made over the weekend in the Canada Post labour dispute, now in its fifth week, as rotating strikes continue across the country. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau […] Read more

ICE canola weakens early Tuesday

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 13 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were posting small losses Tuesday morning, as traders returned to the market after a long weekend. The ICE canola market was closed on Monday for Remembrance Day, while the Chicago Board of Trade soy complex traded its normal […] Read more


Canadian Dollar and Business Outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, MB, Nov. 13, 2018 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was lower Tuesday morning, as a drop in the price of gold and oil weighed on the market. At 8:41 CST Tuesday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7551 or C$1.3241, which compares with Friday’s North American close of […] Read more

Canadian Financial Close: Loonie, TSX, oil, gold down

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 9 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was slightly down at market close Friday. The loonie closed at US$0.7572 or US$1=C$1.3206, which compares with Thursday’s close of US$0.7625 or C$1.3114. The S&P/TSX Composite Index closed at 15,274.44, down 83.03 points. Oil fell for a tenth straight day, finishing […] Read more

ICE canola weakens ahead of long weekend

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 9 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were weaker at midday Friday, as ample supplies in the commercial pipeline, bearish technical signals, and spillover from declines in Chicago Board of Trade soyoil all weighed on values. “The trend is your friend… and canola has no […] Read more


Canadian Dollar and Business Outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 9 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar is down Friday morning and is under the 76 U.S. cent mark. At 8:51 CST Friday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7577 or C$1.3191, which compares with Thursday’s North American close of US$0.7625 or C$1.3114. Oil prices Friday morning slipped […] Read more

ICE canola down in morning trade

By Ashley Robinson, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, MB, Nov. 9, 2018 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were slightly weaker Friday morning. Chicago Board of Trade soybeans and oil contracts were also down, while soymeal contracts were up. Soybean contracts dropped Thursday after the United States Department of Agriculture reduced its export outlook, […] Read more