* Canadian dollar weakens 0.4% against the greenback
* Loonie hits a 6-week low at 1.3355
* Price of U.S. oil increases 0.2%
* Canada’s 10-year yield steadies at about 0.560%
TORONTO, Sept 23 (Reuters) – The Canadian dollar fell to a
six-week low against its broadly stronger U.S. counterpart on
Wednesday, as data showed euro zone business growth grinding to
a halt this month and as investors awaited details of Ottawa’s
The loonie was trading 0.4% lower at 1.3351 to the
greenback, or 74.90 U.S. cents.
The currency touched its weakest intraday level since Aug.
11 at 1.3355, while the safe-haven U.S. dollar clung to
two-month highs against a basket of major currencies as concerns
about a second wave of coronavirus infections in Europe met weak
Data showed the euro zone’s service industry slamming into
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday will