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Canada Presents Human Rights Activist Viola Desmond as the Face of the New $10 Bill

Canada Presents Human Rights Activist Viola Desmond as the Face of the New $10 Bill

With the launch of a new $10 bill on November 19, Canada has ushered in an era of firsts: the first Black woman on a Canadian bank note, and the first Canadian bank note with a vertical, not horizontal, orientation.

The bill features social justice icon Viola Desmond(1914–1965) who was refused entrance to a whites-only section of a Nova Scotia movie theatre in 1946.

Dollar Higher as Trade War Concerns Fuel Risk Aversion

Dollar Higher as Trade War Concerns Fuel Risk Aversion

The dollar was higher on Friday against most major pairs. The greenback gained the most against the EUR as disappointing PMI surveys and the uncertain future of the Brexit deal ahead of the weekend took its toll on the single currency.

H2 Currencies to Watch

H2 Currencies to Watch

Read our six-article series on what businesses need to know about a variety of global currencies in the second half of 2018. We focus on political, economic, and financial events that will affect these currencies. We cover the Canadian Dollar, Mexican Peso, Euro, Australian Dollar, Pound Sterling, and emerging markets.