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Speculators lift short dollar bets to $8.60bn, CFTC data

Speculators lift short dollar bets to $8.60bn, CFTC data

The net short dollar position was $8.60 billion for the week ended May 26, compared with a net short position of $7.66 billion for...

Dollar chains report surge in sales on coronavirus-driven demand

Dollar chains report surge in sales on coronavirus-driven demand

Dollar General, which reported its biggest rise in quarterly sales in at least 14 years on Thursday, said demand in stores has remained elevated...

Dollar steadies against euro; yuan slips on US-China tensions

Dollar steadies against euro; yuan slips on US-China tensions

The euro was about flat against the dollar at $1.0979, after rising as high as $1.10315, its strongest since April 1. The common currency...

C$ climbs to 2-1/2-month high as EU recovery plan cheers investors

C$ climbs to 2-1/2-month high as EU recovery plan cheers investors

The price of oil, one of Canada's major exports, fell after US President Donald Trump said he was working on a strong response to...

Canadian dollar slides as U.S.-China tensions weigh on oil prices

Canadian dollar slides as U.S.-China tensions weigh on oil prices

The Canadian dollar was trading 0.5pc lower at 1.4025 to the greenback, or 71.30 U.S. cents. The currency, which was on track to rise...

Canadian dollar clings to this week’s gains as oil rallies

Canadian dollar clings to this week’s gains as oil rallies

Canadian government bond yields were mixed across a flatter yield curve, with the 10-year falling 1.7 basis points to 0.548pc. Canada's retail sales report...

Canadian dollar climbs as investors bet on economic recovery

Canadian dollar climbs as investors bet on economic recovery

Canadian dollar rises 0.4% against the greenback Canada's annual inflation rate fell by 0.2% in April Price of US oil increases 4.8% Canadian bond...

Dollar weakens as euro climbs on EU common fund proposal

Dollar weakens as euro climbs on EU common fund proposal

The euro also found strength from survey data on Tuesday that showed German investor sentiment improved much more than expected in May. "The euro...

Mexican peso jumps 1pc as economy reopens; Latam stocks falter

Mexican peso jumps 1pc as economy reopens; Latam stocks falter

 Mexico's coronavirus death toll has crossed 5,300, with 51,633 known cases. The Mexican peso could continue to track the optimistic turn in market sentiment...

Dollar weak as euro rises on Franco-German proposal for recovery fund

Dollar weak as euro rises on Franco-German proposal for recovery fund

Encouraging results from the trial of a vaccine for COVID-19 reduced demand for safe havens and the greenback rose to a near one-month high...

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