The Canadian dollar CADUSD weakened against the greenback on Thursday, and the yield on benchmark government debt slipped. The loonie was trading 0.1% lower at C$1.2894 to the greenback, or 77.56 U.S. cents, after trading in a range of 1.2861 to 1.2937.
Canadian government 10-year bond yields fell 14.3 basis points to 2.974%. The yield on similar U.S. government benchmark debt fell to 2.9115%. U.S. September crude futures fell $3.53 to settle at $96.35 a barrel on Thursday. New housing prices in Canada fell 0.2% in June
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