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Monday March 30, 2020

US dollar 'simply has to go lower,' strategist says

John Hardy, head of FX strategy at Saxo Bank, outlines the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on currency markets.

Wednesday March 25, 2020

What's next for the US dollar after Fed's quantitative easing?

Rodrigo Catril of National Australia Bank says if the U.S. fiscal stimulus plan comes through, the dollar would face short-term downward pressure. However, the real circuit breaker in the dollar strength will be the effective containment of the coronavirus outbreak.

Sunday March 22, 2020

US dollar index could test 105 in the short term: ANZ Bank

The U.S. dollar could head towards 105 in the short term despite the pullback seen last Friday, says Khoon Goh, head of research at the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group.

Friday March 20, 2020

Dollar funding the 'be all and end all' for markets this week, economist says

Colin Asher, senior economist at Mizuho, discusses how central banks are responding to the coronavirus pandemic.

Markets & Economics

Friday March 27, 2020

Pence says economic fundamentals remain strong despite massive coronavirus impact

Vice President Mike Pence said that the fundamentals of the U.S. economy remain ...

Friday March 27, 2020

IMF chief Georgieva says the world is in a recession, containment will dictate strength of recovery

International Monetary Fund chief Kristalina Georgieva said Friday that the glob...

Friday March 27, 2020

Coronavirus stimulus just pushed Fed's balance sheet past $5 trillion for the first time ever

Though its efforts to keep markets running and boost the economy are just gettin...

Friday March 27, 2020

US consumer sentiment falls to lowest level in more than 3 years

U.S. consumer sentiment fell to a three-year low as the coronavirus outbreak tak...

Canadian Business

Monday - Mar 30, 2020

'Have a little compassion': Canadians on cruise sh...

Margaret Tilley cruise ship Rotterdam

With a flu-like illness outbreak, four dead and confirmed cases of COVID-19, it's been a horrific week for the 1,243 passengers — including 247 Canadians — stuck aboard the Zaandam, a Holland America Line cruise ship that was sailing off the coast of Panama. Now, passengers can add more problems to the list.

Monday - Mar 30, 2020

Farmers concerned about disruptions to spring seed...

spring seeding

While it may be easier than most for farmers to self-isolate in their tractors and farmyards, they too are unable to hide from the widespread impacts of the coronavirus.

Sunday - Mar 29, 2020

How the COVID-19 pandemic is 'driving innovation' ...

Dr. Wanda Millard

Around the world, people are finding new ways to fight the novel coronavirus pandemic and protect those on the front lines.

Saturday - Mar 28, 2020

'I'm phobic of debt': Small business owners not in...

Jason Komendat

Small business owners were encouraged by the new 75 per cent wage subsidy announced Friday, but some were disappointed to hear that a big portion of the help comes in the form of loans.

Sunday - Mar 29, 2020

Whitehorse businesses move to phone and online sal...

Jeremy from Triniti Technology

Many small businesses in Whitehorse are locking their front doors and reducing their hours, but that doesn't mean they're shutting up shop. 

Saturday - Mar 28, 2020

Is it safe to eat takeout, delivery food during CO...

Gloved and masked, COVID-19

How significant is the risk of COVID-19 when handling pickup and delivery items? While the chances of transmission via food courier are quite low, experts say taking a number of precautionary steps can help minimize risk and put the mind at ease.