Global Markets: Ambassador meets with detained Canadian

By Commodity News Services Canada WINNIPEG, Dec. 17 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canada’s Ambassador to China John McCallum met with Michael Spavor, one of two Canadians detained by China following the arrest of Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou. Global Affairs […] Read more

ICE canola stabilizing in morning trade

By Ashley Robinson, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, MB, Dec. 17, 2018 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts are steady to slightly weaker Monday morning, stabilizing following Friday’s losses. Chicago Board of Trade soybean and meal contracts are stronger, while oil contracts are weaker. The market is quiet as it still awaits more soybean […] Read more

Canadian Financial Close: TSX pulls loonie down

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Dec. 14 (CNS) – The Canadian dollar was weaker at market close, weighed on by a drop in the stock market. The Canadian dollar settled Friday at US$0.7474 or C$1.3379, compared to Thursday’s North American close of US$0.7486 or C$1.3359. Oil prices fell Friday, weighed down by falling United […] Read more



ICE canola weakens, realigning with soy

By Ashley Robinson, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Dec. 14 2018 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts are weaker at midday Friday, correcting closer to soy values. Chicago Board of Trade soybean and oil contracts are weaker, while meal contracts are mixed. Soybean contracts were down more yesterday. “We’re running about $2 weaker than […] Read more


ICE canola weakens in choppy early trade

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Dec. 14 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts traded to both sides of unchanged Friday morning, although the bias was turning lower in the most active months. Losses in Chicago Board of Trade soyoil futures and bearish technical signals contributed to the softer tone in canola, […] Read more

Global Markets: Canada Goose delays China store opening

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Dec. 14, 2018 (CNS) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. Canada Goose has decided to delay the opening of its flagship store in Beijing, as escalating tensions between China and Canada continue. The company announced on its Weibo account that […] Read more

Canadian Dollar and Business Outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Dec. 14 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was down Friday morning along with oil, gold and the TSX. At 8:50 CST Friday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7469 or C$1.3385, which compares with Thursday’s North American close of US$0.7486 or C$1.3359. Bond rating agency Moody’s dropped the […] Read more


Canadian Financial Close: Dollar down with TSX

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Dec. 13 (CNS) – The Canadian dollar was weaker at market close, dragged down by a drop in the stock market. The Canadian dollar settled Thursday at US$0.7486 or C$1.3359, compared to Wednesday’s North American close of US$0.7493 or C$1.3346. Oil prices rose Thursday, supported by United States inventory […] Read more

North American Grains and Oilseeds Review: Canola drops with soy

By Ashley Robinson, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Dec. 13 (CNS Canada) – The ICE Futures canola contacts finished the day weaker, dragged down by a drop in the soy complex. Chicago Board of Trade soybean, oil and meal contracts were all weaker. The United States Department of Agriculture confirmed this morning China did buy […] Read more