Canadians Fooled By April Fool's Net Spoof

from the oops dept

It seems that an online April Fool's joke saying that the Canadian Finance Minister was quitting in order to breed Charolais cows and "handsome fawn runner ducks" was taken a little too seriously by some Canadian investors, who sent the Canadian dollar lower on the non-news. Isn't it great to see how an April Fools joke online can affect world markets?

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