CANADA FX DEBT-Canadian dollar recoups some recent losses as Wall Street rebounds

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    * Canadian dollar strengthens 0.4% against the greenback
    * Teranet data shows home prices rising 2.7% in June from
    * Price of U.S. oil settles 1.5% higher
    * Canadian 10-year yield rises 1.7 basis points to 1.164%, 

    By Fergal Smith
    TORONTO, July 20 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar
strengthened against its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday as oil and
U.S. equity markets rallied, with the currency recovering from a
five-month low the day before.
    The spread of the Delta coronavirus variant has rattled
investors in recent days, raising worries that the global
economic recovery could stall.
    But economically sensitive stocks and oil, one of Canada's
major exports, staged a comeback on Tuesday, with market
participants taking advantage of a two-month low for crude hit
in the previous session.                         
    "The stars really aligned for the loonie late in today's
session, as oil prices bounced back, equities rallied strongly
and U.S. yields stayed in check," said Erik Nelson, a currency
strategist at Wells Fargo. "All that helped contribute to a
recovery in the Canadian dollar."
    U.S. crude oil futures        settled 1.5% higher at $67.42
a barrel, while the Canadian dollar        strengthened 0.4% to
1.2698 per greenback, or 78.75 U.S. cents.
    On Monday, the currency touched its weakest level since Feb.
5 at 1.2807, while it has declined 5.5% since notching in June a
six-year high near 1.20.
    In domestic data, the Teranet-National Bank Composite House
Price Index rose 2.7% in June from May, with the pace of annual
gains accelerating to a record level of 16%.             
    The Canadian retail sales report for May is due on Friday,
which could guide expectations for the Bank of Canada policy
    Last week, the central bank took a mostly optimistic stance
on the country's economy, saying the threat of the COVID-19
pandemic had largely passed, while warning inflation would
remain hot in the near term.              
    Canadian government bond yields were mixed across a steeper
curve in sympathy with U.S. Treasuries. The 10-year            
rose 1.7 basis points to 1.164%, after touching on Monday its
lowest intraday level in five months at 1.097%.

 (Reporting by Fergal Smith; Editing by Barbara Lewis and Peter