Canada retail sales for February are due from Statistics Canada at 8:30 am ET Wednesday. Ahead of the data, the loonie traded mixed against its major counterparts. While it held steady against the aussie, it rose against the rest of major rivals.

The loonie was worth 1.4950 against the euro, 87.95 against the yen, 0.9598 against the aussie and 1.2385 against the greenback at 8:25 am ET.