USD/CAD (USDCAD)

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Instrument Summary

In terms of volume, one of the most frequently traded currency pairings on the forex market is the United States dollar (USD) with the Canadian dollar (CAD). Considered to be a major pair, the USD/CAD is the most heavily traded currency pairing on the forex involving the Canadian dollar. Nicknamed the "Loonie," the policy makers that impact valuations of the USD/CAD are the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) and the Bank of Canada (BoC). Timely guidance decisions such as an interest rate adjustment or government debt purchase can rapidly prompt a bullish or bearish breakout in the USD/CAD. USD/CAD is technically classified as a commodity dollar or "comdoll. Energy commodities such as crude oil and natural gas exhibit a substantial correlation to exchange rate fluctuations facing USD/CAD.

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