Canadian Financial Close: C$ strengthens

By MarketsFarm

WINNIPEG, Oct. 12 (MarketsFarm) – The Canadian dollar was stronger on Tuesday, seeing a continuation of the previous week’s gains relative to its United States counterpart.
The Canadian dollar settled at US$0.8025 or US$1=C$1.2461 on Friday, which compares with Friday’s North American close of US$0.8012 or US$1=C$1.2482.
West Texas Intermediate was up by 0.05 per cent, at US$80.56 per barrel.
The TSX Composite Index was firm, up 20.81 points, or 0.10 per cent, to close at 20,437.12 points.

Canada’s agricultural sector performed as follows:

Buhler Industries—————- $ 0.00 at $ 3.21
Linamar Corp.——————–dn $ 0.52 at $ 67.23
Maple Leaf Foods—————–up $ 0.10 at $ 26.91
Nutrien Ltd.———————up $ 0.47 at $ 87.99
Ritchie Bros Auctioneers Inc.—-dn $ 0.13 at $ 79.32
Farmers Edge Inc.—————-dn $ 0.04 at $ 4.71

(All figures are in Canadian dollars.)

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