USD/CAD News (US Dollar Canadian Dollar)

The formulas look as follows:. In contrast, low volatility implies that the exchange rate does not have the potential for wide fluctuations and instead moves at a steady pace over a longer period of time.

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Powell served as an assistant secretary and as undersecretary of the Treasury under President George H. He also worked as a lawyer and investment banker in New York City.

From through , Powell was a partner at The Carlyle Group. Poloz was appointed Governor of the Bank of Canada, effective 3 June , for a term of seven years. In Canada, the organizations and people that affect the most the moves of the pair are: Its president is Stephen Poloz.

Canadian Government headed by Justin Trudeau and its Department of Finance whose minister is Bill Morneau that implement policies that affect the economy of the country. Canada being a prominent oil and natural gas producer, the trade organization of that industry is very important.

In the USA, we have: December 13, Updated: December 3, Updated: November 21, Updated: November 21, by Steve Miley. The largest factor in the value of the Canadian dollar, however, continues to be oil.

CAD has floated since , and the Bank of Canada has had no major interference in value or interest rates since Canada has the tenth largest economy in the world. Despite an incredibly painful quarter for crude, the outlook remains bleak.

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Gold prices may continue to push higher as disappointing US jobs data weighs on bond yields and inspires a further dovish shift in Fed monetary policy expectations. Crude oil prices may turn lower having tested resistance defining the down trend since October as sentiment sours across global financial markets.