Canada retail sales for November are due from Statistics Canada at 8:30 am ET Friday. Ahead of the data, the loonie traded mixed against its major counterparts. While the loonie dropped against the greenback, it was steady against the rest of major rivals.

The loonie was worth 1.5460 against the euro, 81.64 against the yen, 0.9800 against the aussie and 1.2714 against the greenback at 8:25 am ET.