The Canadian dollar strengthened against the greenback on
Wednesday, and the yield on benchmark government debt slipped.
The loonie was trading 0.1% higher at C$1.3621 to the
greenback, or 73.42 U.S. cents, after trading in a range of
1.3621 to 1.3642.
Canadian government 10-year bond yields fell 3.1
basis points to 3.461%. The yield on similar U.S. government
benchmark debt fell to 4.2802%.
U.S. August crude futures fell 17 cents to $81.24 a
barrel on Wednesday.