Canadian April retail sales disappoint, coming in flat ex-autos, and the March figure is revised...

|By:, SA News Editor

Canadian April retail sales disappoint, coming in flat ex-autos, and the March figure is revised downward, as the country joins its southern neighbor in a Q2 slowdown. The loonie gives up ground, but quickly resumes higher as a "risk on" day trumps weak economic figures. Loonie +0.5% at $1.0253.