USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Higher on More Fed Dovish Rhetoric

Jul 11 19:07 2019 Print This Article

The Canadian dollar is higher on Thursday after the Fed continued to issue dovish rhetoric and feeding the market’s expectations of a rate cut to be delivered later this month when the FOMC meets. The Bank of Canada (BoC) had some dovish words as well on Wednesday, and in a true battle of the doves, the Fed won if only because after Fed Chair finished his testimony before the congressional committee the notes from the June FOMC were published.

BoC Governor Poloz was as mixed as the economic indicators. The central bank sees some of the recovery as transitory, and will be on the lookout for signs of deceleration. The BoC is not expected to intervene directly in the market this year as the rise of inflation and solid job data is giving the central bank some breathing room.

The Fed on the other hand cannot afford to be seen as patient, given market expectations and the pressure from the White House to lower rates now rather than later.

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