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The loonie is the worst-performing major currency against the U.S. dollar this year while Canadian bonds are outperforming on expectations of slower growth.
One reason was the Canadian loonie being some 20 cents lower than the U.S. dollar this time.
Minutes after Reuters reported that development Wednesday, U.S. stocks slid as the dollar rose against the peso and loonie.
That caused the loonie to post its biggest rally in about a year, as the U.S. dollar closed at C$1.2751, down from C$1.2916 from the previous day.
While the release of the $1 coin in Canada, dubbed the loonie, stymied that plan, the name stuck.
Outside Barnes & Noble there were the usual right-wing loonies that have attached themselves like barnacles to Clinton for the past three decades.
One side effect of that has been a surge in the Canadian dollar, known as the loonie, that has raised concern at the central bank.
The divergence may be a sign the loonie is about to weaken, according to David Doyle, an economist at Macquarie Capital Markets in Toronto.
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Origin and Etymology of loonie
First Known Use: 1987See Words from the same year
LOONIE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of loonie for English Language Learners
: a coin that is worth one Canadian dollar
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