30.12.2008 - Canada’s currency appreciates as crude oil, gold prices gain
From Bloomberg: Canada’s dollar rose for the first time in three days as crude oil advanced on bets a conflict between Israel and Hamas could disrupt supplies and gold climbed as investors sought a haven. “People are keeping an eye on what’s happening in the Middle East,” said George Davis, Toronto-based chief technical analyst at RBC Capital Markets. The increase in crude oil prices is “underpinning the Canadian dollar,” he said..... Full Article: Source