The Canadian dollar is the official currency of Canada since 1858. The ISO currency code is CAD identified by the symbol $ or C$. It is divided into 100 cents. The Canadian dollar is the sixth most traded currency in the foreign exchange markets, trailing behind the United States dollar, Japanese yen, euro, British pound sterling and Australian Dollar.

Exchange rates are published daily. These rates are provided for indicative purposes only.

The foreign exchange reference rates are published by the European Central Bank.

currency of Canada

Currency Name: Canadian dollar
Local Name: Dollar canadien (French)
Official user(s): Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon.
Currency Symbol/Sign: $ or C$ or CAD$
Cent: ¢
ISO code: CAD
Central bank: Bank of Canada
Subunit: 1 dollar = 100 cent
Banknotes: 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 C$.
Coins: 1, 5, 10, 25 and 50¢, C$1, C$2.
Currency Peg: No
Black Market for Currency: Yes
Currency Volatility: Low

Central Bank Rate

The current central bank interest rate is 1.00%.

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Exchange rates

Exchange rates today: Monday 23rd of October 2017

Country Canadian Dollar Euro
Canadian Dollar (CAD) 1 CAD = 0.6773 €
1.4765 CAD = 1 €
20 CAD = 13.5455 €
50 CAD = 33.8639 €
100 CAD = 67.7277 €
500 CAD   = 338.6387 €
1000 CAD = 677.2773 €

The rates are set on the basis of the regular daily concertation procedure between national central banks, which normally takes place at 2.15 p.m. CET. The exchange rates are for reference only and are published daily when TARGET system is open.