To hedge, or not to hedge?

By Wire services | December 24, 2012 | Last updated on December 24, 2012
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The Canadian dollar used to be worth only US$0.67.

But the tables have now turned, says ETF Insight, ever since the Loonie broke through par and hit US$1.07 in 2007.

Though the exchange rate plummeted afterwards, it adds the rate steadily climbed back up over the following two years. And for the last three, it’s stayed above US$0.95 and held steady.

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