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News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 6, 2019  

China stabilizes currency but tensions with US remain high

Promises “not to use exchange rates for competitive purposes.”

News Government Manufacturing General
October 9, 2018  

China promises not to weaken yuan, criticizes US concern

Tightly controlled yuan has lost almost 10 per cent of its value against the US dollar this year.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 26, 2016  

Feds study pros and cons of the nickel coin

…But no plans to send it the way of the penny.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 22, 2016  

Trump blasts China for trade, currency actions

He’ll renegotiate trade deals such as China’s WTO accession agreement.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 3, 2015  

China to make currency freely traded by 2020

Other countries want Beijing to ease controls that gave Chinese exporters an unfair price advantage.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 13, 2015  

US lawmakers criticize China’s sudden falling yuan

But Beijing says it’s aimed at making the tightly controlled currency more market-oriented.

News Manufacturing General
May 27, 2015  

Simon Fraser University embraces Bitcoin

Will accept virtual currency for textbooks.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Sustainability
April 29, 2015  

Cenovus Energy posts $668M Q1 loss

Takes hit from currency loss, lower oil and gas price.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 9, 2015  

US heat is on China’s “under-valued” currency

Obama’s pro trade allies battle claim China boosts exports by keeping it artificially low.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 18, 2015  

Canada’s renminbi trading hub to launch in March

Virtual hub will allow faster, more-secure currency conversion and help Canadian companies save on exchange costs.

News Economy
April 21, 2014  

4% of business owners say lower loonie is no big deal: BMO

Only 27% cite a benefit from a weaker dollar, 18% are worse off.

News Manufacturing Economy
March 20, 2014  

Weaker loonie hurts more than it helps: Fraser Institute

Commentary says it triggers higher domestic prices, plus higher importing and financing costs.

News General
March 10, 2014  

Com Dev says stronger US dollar helped revenue

New satellite orders during Q1 totalled $36.6 million.

News General
January 7, 2014  

EU inflation dips further, boosting pressure on ECB policymakers

The ECB is tasked with setting monetary policy to keep inflation just below 2%, but inflation across the 17 EU countries fell to 0.8% in December.

News Manufacturing Business Operations
February 13, 2013  

Canada’s mid-sized firms in decline: BDC

Manufacturing sector worst hit, losing half its firms between 2006 and 2010.