Tagged: Canadian dollar

The News & What it Means – Higher Interest Rates and a Stronger Loonie & Harvest Pressure Ahead for Corn

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – October 11, 2017

 

The news:

“The International Monetary Fund has raised its estimate for Canada’s economic growth rate for this year and 2018, putting it at or near the top of the heap among advanced economies.”

– Financial Post, Oct. 10, 2017

The News & What it Means – Pessimism in the Soybean Markets & Tumbling Oil Prices

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – May 5, 2017

  

The news:

With big crops being harvested in South America and U.S. planted area set to increase dramatically, American producers have become decidedly more downbeat on soybean price prospects.

– Syngenta Farm, May 2, 2017
 

The News & What it Means – Farmland Values Increasing at a Slower Rate & Canadian Dollar Expected to Weaken

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – April 11, 2017

 

The news:

Canada’s farmland values showed an average increase of 7.9 % in 2016, compared to a 10.1% increase in 2015 and a 14.3 % increase in 2014.

– Farm Credit Canada farmland values report, April 7