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Forget Justin Trudeau, It's Oil That's Driving This Loonie Rally

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  • Canadian dollar has risen 17% since its mid-January low
  • Crude tops deficit spending, central bank as currency driver

It’s giddy times in Canada, with newly installed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau winning rave reviews at home and abroad, the nation’s economy generating some of the best positive surprises in the world and the domestic stock market soaring again.

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