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Wednesday April 14, 2021

UBS sees continued strengthening for the Singapore dollar

UBS Global Wealth's Dominic Schnider foresees the USD/SGD pair to trade in the range of $1.30-$1.31 later in the year.

Monday April 12, 2021

The dollar looks 'vulnerable' until the reopening is fully priced in: Standard Chartered

Steve Englander of Standard Chartered Bank talks about the downside risk for the U.S. dollar, while saying markets will be able to handle a gradual climb in U.S. Treasury yields.

Wednesday April 07, 2021

A stronger US dollar will not derail the recovery in Asia: Strategist

Sarah Lien from Eastspring Investments discusses the surprising strength of the US dollar and its implications for Asian markets.

Wednesday April 07, 2021

Rising U.S. yields have 'changed the mood' around the dollar: Barclays

The consensus around a weaker U.S. dollar down the road hasn't really played out, says Barclays' James Hassett.

Markets & Economics

Tuesday April 13, 2021

'When is the housing market going to crash?' is a red-hot search on Google – here's why

Google reported last week that the search "When is the housing market going to c...

Tuesday April 13, 2021

Consumer prices rise more than expected, pushed by 9.1% jump in gasoline

The consumer price index rose 0.6% in March from the previous month and 2.6% fro...

Monday April 12, 2021

The third round of stimulus checks helped, but millions of Americans are still struggling

While the number of Americans going hungry and unable to pay their bills fell la...

Monday April 12, 2021

Powell says it's 'highly unlikely' the Fed will raise rates this year, despite stronger economy

"I think it's highly unlikely that we would raise rates anything like this year,...

Canadian Business

Wednesday - Apr 14, 2021

Airline deal means taxpayers once again take a ris...

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Wily negotiations by former business boss Michael Sabia mean Canadian taxpayers may actually profit from Ottawa's roughly $6 billion bailout of Air Canada.

Tuesday - Apr 13, 2021

London, Ont., meat plant shut for 2 weeks amid COV...

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A London, Ont., meat-processing plant with 900 employees has been shut down temporarily to deal with a growing COVID-19 outbreak that has seen the number of active cases hit 82.  

Tuesday - Apr 13, 2021

How pandemic-grounded Air Canada customers can get...

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Air Canada has started offering refunds to customers who bought tickets for flights and vacations they didn't take as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Here's what you need to know.

Tuesday - Apr 13, 2021

Retail giant W. Galen Weston has died at age 80...

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W. Galen Weston, the patriarch of the Weston retail empire that owns Loblaws and other holdings, has died at age 80.

Tuesday - Apr 13, 2021

After getting stuck in Suez Canal, the Ever Given ...

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Egyptian authorities impounded a massive cargo vessel that blocked the Suez Canal last month amid a financial dispute with its owner, the canal chief and a judicial official said Tuesday.

Monday - Apr 12, 2021

Federal government, Air Canada reach deal on relie...

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The federal government has reached an agreement with Air Canada that will provide the pandemic-battered airline with financial support — while committing the airline to refunding customers who saw their flights cancelled last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.