Loonie Value

Low Dollar Enticing Americans And Others To Visit Canada

CP | Giuseppe Valiante, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2016 | Canada Business

Dragged down by cheap oil and an international slump in commodity prices, the dollar is trading at around 70 cents against the greenback and enticing Americans to travel north of the border.

Loonie Drops Below 70 Cents U.S. For First Time In 13 Years

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.12.2016 | Canada Business

A year ago, it was at 83.6 cents U.S.

Loonie Hits 11-Year Low As Oil Prices Tumble Below $40

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.07.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO — The Canadian dollar was down more than half a U.S. cent Monday morning as crude oil futures traded below US$39 a barrel. The loonie tra...

Loonie Up Sharply, Oil Up, American Dollar Weakens

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.09.2015 | Canada Business

The currency has traded below 77 cents US for most of the past two months, in part because of the strong U.S. dollar and weak prices for oil and other commodities.

Canadian Dollar Near 11-Year Low

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.04.2015 | Canada Business

The loonie traded at 76.23 cents US, down 0.22 cent of a U.S. cent from Friday's close.

Loonie Down, Hangover Rough

CP | Brian McKenna, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.19.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - North American markets were mixed while the loonie was sharply lower Tuesday in the face of a surging U.S. dollar and a slide in commodity p...

Loonie ‘Undervalued' But ‘Worst Days Are Over': BMO

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.21.2015 | Canada Business

Same-day trips to the U.S. from Canada have plunged 28 per cent in the past two years, a sign that the loonie is undervalued, the Bank of Montreal say...

Things Are Looking Up For Loonie

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.06.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar is up and U.S. index futures are negative following disappointing jobs numbers from the United States. The American d...

LOOK: Loonie 'Caught In Landslide'

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 03.12.2015 | Canada Business

The loonie could hit its lowest point in more than a decade.

Canadians Set To Pony Up More For Produce: Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 02.06.2015 | Canada Business

Canadians are set to pay anywhere between 5.5 and 7.5 per cent more for vegetables this year as the loonie continues its downward slide. The Food P...

Lowest Since 2009

CP | Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar hit fresh, multi-year lows Friday as November's economic data came in worse than expected.The loonie finished well off e...

BoC Probably 'Incredibly Uncomfortable' As Loonie Soars

CP/HuffPost Canada | Posted 07.02.2014 | Canada Business

The Canadian dollar reached its highest point in 2014 Wednesday morning, likely dismaying exporters and the Bank of Canada, who had been hoping for a ...

Neither Here Nor There

CP | Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.13.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar was essentially flat Friday, as the conflict in Iraq intensified and triggered fears that oil supplies from the Middle E...

Businesses Not Bothered By Lower Loonie

CP | Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.20.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The fluctuating loonie may actually have little impact on most Canadian businesses, suggests a new survey by the Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO)....

Tumbling Loonie Isn't Going To Help You: Report

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.20.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The weak loonie will almost certainly do more harm than good to the Canadian economy, argues a paper from a respected former Statistics Canad...

Free Fallin'

CP | Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.07.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar closed sharply lower Friday amid a big miss in expectations for Canadian job creation last month.The loonie fell 0.81 of...

We Haven't Seen A Loonie This Low In Many Years

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.25.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar pulled back further Thursday amid concerns about weakness in China's economy and recent comments from the Bank of Canad...

4 1/2-Year Low

CP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO -- The Canadian dollar fell Tuesday, a day before the Bank of Canada was set to make its latest announcement on interest rates. The loonie ...

Worst-Performing Currency

CP/Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

The Canadian dollar was higher Thursday morning as the currency continued to stabilize following a series of sharp declines. The loonie was up 0.15 of...

Canada's Small Businesses Are Taking on the Big World

Peter Hall | Posted 02.12.2014 | Canada Business
Peter Hall

Exporting. Globalization. Diversification. These are big terms, and we usually associate them with big business. This overlooks one key fact: that all businesses start off as small affairs, and the same is generally true for export ventures. So, how are Canada's small exporters doing?

Sink The Loonie?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

Stephen Poloz may be trying to sink the loonie. But it’s not some underhanded plan to damage Canada’s currency that the Bank of Canada governor...

Loonie's Incredible Slide Continues

CP | Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar continued to drift downward Tuesday morning to multi-year lows amid mixed commodity prices and a heavy slate of economic...

Commodity Economy Drags Down Loonie

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar fell nearly half a cent on Wednesday as commodities-influenced currencies moved lower.The loonie dropped 0.44 of a cent ...

Loonie Touches 2-Year Low

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.01.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar dropped to its lowest level in nearly two years on Tuesday as the U.S. dollar gained traction on confidence over the dir...

Loonie In Free Fall Amid Market Chaos

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.20.2013 | Canada Business

The Canadian dollar fell nearly two cents U.S. in the space of 24 hours as of Thursday afternoon. The loonie was trading at 96.43 cents U.S., down ...