Loonie edges up from 7-week low in thin trade

TORONTO (Reuters) – The Canadian dollar ticked higher against the greenback on Thursday in holiday-thinned trade but didn’t stray far from the seven-week low it hit the day before on fears the euro zone crisis was spreading to Germany. A meeting of the leaders of Germany, France and Italy on Thursday failed to provide relief from the jolt that rattled the market on Wednesday when a weak German government bond auction fueled fears that even the safe-haven status of Europe’s biggest economy could be under threat. …