Canadian Dollar and Business Outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, MB, Nov. 22, 2017 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was up at open Wednesday as crude oil prices reached highs not seen since 2015. At 8:55 CST Wednesday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7846 or C$1.2749, which compares with Tuesday’s North American close of US$0.7826 or C$1.2778. […] Read more


ICE canola strengthens ahead of U.S. Thanksgiving

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 22 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were posting small gains Wednesday morning, taking some direction from the advances in Chicago Board of Trade soybeans. U.S. markets will be closed Thursday for Thanksgiving, while Canadian markets will trade normal hours. Thin and choppy activity […] Read more


Pulses: Australian pea market pressured by Indian import tariff

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, November 21 (CNS) – India’s pulse production could surpass 22 million tonnes in 2017. That would be the second time the country had passed that milestone mark and it would also fall in line with the government’s determination to achieve self-sufficiency in pulse production. India’s decision to […] Read more



North American Grains/Oilseed Review – Canola dips due to CDN currency

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, November 21 (CNS Canada) – The ICE Futures Canada canola market recorded mild losses on Tuesday, as strength in the Canadian dollar pointed the way lower. Losses in U.S. soyoil weighed down the market. The front-month January contract ran into some resistance on the charts, according to […] Read more


Feed Grains: U.S. corn harvest 90 per cent complete

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Nov. 21 (CNS) – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets on Tuesday, Nov. 21. The corn harvest in the United States is 90 per cent complete, according to the United States Department of Agriculture’s weekly crop progress report released Monday. This is […] Read more



ICE Canola Dragged Down by Canadian Currency

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, November 21 (CNS) – Canola contracts on the ICE Futures Canada platform were slightly lower at 10:50 CST on Tuesday, weighed down by a higher Canadian dollar. Losses in U.S. soybeans added to the downside. Canola is facing stiff technical resistance, according to a trader in Winnipeg. […] Read more


Global Markets: Keystone XL Pipeline to Proceed

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 21 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – One of Canada’s largest banks has been added to the list of financial institutions recognized as globally important. The Royal Bank has officially made the 2017 list of global […] Read more


ICE canola narrowly mixed in choppy trade

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 21 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were chopping around both sides of unchanged Tuesday morning, although the bias turned higher in many months as gains in Chicago Board of Trade soyoil provided support. Solid end user demand from both exporters and domestic crushers, […] Read more



Canadian Dollar and Business Outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, MB, Nov. 21, 2017 (CNS Canada) – The dollar rose slightly Tuesday as oil prices steadied. At 9:01 CST Tuesday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7824 or C$1.2760, which compares with Monday’s North American close of US$0.7817 or C$1.2793. Oil prices steadied Tuesday ahead of an OPEC meeting […] Read more


Canadian Financial Close: TSX takes strength from health-care

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, November 20 – The Canadian dollar ended relatively unchanged against its U.S. counterpart on Monday. On the markets, gains in telecommunications helped keep the TSX in the black. The health-care sector was also higher as Valeant Pharmaceuticals finished stronger. However, losses in crude oil, natural gas and gold bullion […] Read more