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    How Today's Currency Symbols Originated

    Today's currency symbols have more unique stories than you may have thought.

      From dollars to euros to pounds, every currency we use has a symbol unique to it. Ever wonder how these symbols came to be? We’ve got a few stories that explain the origins of these common symbols. The U.S. Dollar We can trace the dollar b...

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    Bank of Canada Announces New Woman on Currency

    A new iconic woman will be featured on the $10 banknote.

      Bank of Canada has officially announced Voila Desmond as the new woman they will feature on their $10 banknote, set to release into circulation in 2018.  The process of this decision started on March 8, when polls first opened t...

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    Canadian Dollar Cracks As International Tourism Booms

    Despite the Bank of Canada keeping interest rates unchanged tourism in Canada is gaining strength.

    ...otracted process of reorientation towards non-resource activity is underway, helped by stronger U.S. demand, the lower Canadian dollar, and accommodative monetary and financial conditions,” policy makers led by Governor Stephen Poloz said in a statem...

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