USD/CAD - 1.2355 .... The greenback strengthens against the Canadian dollar as oil prices plunged (futures for May settlement fell to as low as 52.08 b4 recovering and last trading at around $54.28, down $2.23). At the moment, buying interest fm Middle East names is seen in the region of 1.2300-1.2330, 1.2260/70 n 1.2220/30 with stops only emerging below 1.2190/00. On the upside, offers (for profit-taking purposes) are noted at 1.2400/10 n 1.2430/40 with mixture of offers n stops reported abv 1.2460/65.