|Day's Range||1.535 - 1.547|
|52 Week Range||1.44699 - 1.61373|
USDCAD’s bounce off the three-month old ascending trend-line presently struggles with 1.3200-1.3210 horizontal-region in order to justify its strength in targeting the 1.3260 and the 1.3340 resistances. In case the pair manage to extend its recovery beyond 1.3340 on a daily closing basis, the 1.3385 and the 1.3470, comprising 61.8% FE can please the Bulls. On the contrary, the 1.3130-20 is likely immediate support for the pair to test during its pullback before revisiting the 1.3060 TL figure. Assuming that the quote keep declining beneath the 1.3060, the 50-day SMA level of 1. ...
The Canadian Dollar (CAD) is an important currency part of the Forex dashboard. As part of the DXY (Dollar Index), where it holds almost a ten percent stake, the CAD reflects the strengths and weaknesses of the Canadian economy. Part of NAFTA (North America Free Trade Agreement), Canada has a performant economic model many countries only dream about.
USDCAD’s inability to surpass the 1.3380-90 resistance-region presently drags the pair to re-test the broader resistance-turned-support, at 1.3260 now, which if broken could highlight the 1.3210-1.3200 support-zone. If at all sellers manage to conquer the 1.3200 mark on a daily closing basis, pair’s subsequent drop to 1.3155 & 1.3100 can’t be denied. In case if the pair pulls itself back from 1.3260 support, it can again confront the 1.3380-90 area, clearing which the 1.3430, the 1.3500 and the 1.3530 could entertain the traders. ...
The European Central Bank president, Mario Draghi was speaking at the banking conference event in Portugal last week. The main take away from the speech was that the ECB president promised that the ECB would take time to hike interest rates.
The breakaway gap in the Euro (in this article, we use “Euro” to refer to the currency pair EUR/USD) on the 24th of April 2017 on the back of positive first round French election results that weekend broke through a resistance trendline from 2014, a 5-month ascending triangle and the 200-day moving average. It heralded a reversal in the trend of the Euro and what followed was a near 1-year rally that took the price from 1.087 to a high of 1.2558, a rise of 15.5%. After consolidating in a symmetrical triangle, the Euro broke to the downside and has been falling for over a month now.
Though there still remains a significant amount of uncertainty, recent populist movements in Italy have created the possibility of ending the national use of the Euro. Naturally, as a nation of over 60 million and the third largest nation in the Eurozone (after Germany and France), Italy’s abandonment of the Euro could spark a wide variety of far-reaching changes.
The start of the week’s trading took place around excitement in the political situation in Italy and the unsuccessful attempts of Crude Oil to rebound.
Early Monday trading has seen the downward pressure continue for oil prices. Italian stocks rise on prospects of new elections, and Italian bonds strengthen as the populist coalition fails to form a government.
USDCAD’s break of 1.2805-15 horizontal-area presently struggles with the 1.2860 resistance-line in order to justify its strength in targeting the 1.2900 and the 1.2945-50 upside barriers. Though, break of 1.2950 could quickly propel the quote towards 1.3000 and the 1.3050 resistances. Should prices fail to clear the 1.2860 mark, the 1.2830 can act as immediate support before highlighting the 1.2815-05 region for one more time. Given the pair’s drop beneath the 1.2805, also smashing the 1.2800 round-figure, the 1.2770 and the 1.2745 can reappear on the chart. ...
The Ecofin meetings are a major event in the EU, with leaders from all member states attending each time that they are held. How could the meeting affect the euro?
Two of them are with CAD and have nice head and shoulders patterns, which are already up and running. EURCAD is the first one. Here, the price broke the up trendline (red), neckline (blue) and the horizontal support (orange).
Cable is having a beautiful head and shoulders pattern. The formation is already active as the price broke the neckline. EURCAD is also having a head and shoulders formation but the thing is that we did not break the neckline yet.
Following its dip below 1.3010–1.3000 horizontal-region, the USDCAD recently broke seven-week long ascending trend-line that in-turn indicates brighter chances for the pair’s further downside to 1.2800 and then to the 1.2765-55 levels; however, oversold RSI is creating a doubt about the quote’s additional south-run, which if ignored by the Bears might not hesitate dragging the pair to the 1.2670 and the 1.2650 supports. Meanwhile, the 1.2900, the 1.2940 and the 1.2960 can offer immediate resistances to the pair during its pullback before highlighting the 1.3000–1.3010 area. ...
With its another bounce towards the 1.3000–1.3010 horizontal-region, the USDCAD seem capable enough to surpass the same during this time and may even rise to 61.8% FE level of 1.3040. In case if the pair again fails to clear the 1.3010, the 1.2920 and an upward slanting trend-line, at 1.2865, can entertain counter-trend traders. Alike USDCAD, the EURCAD is also near to short-term important resistance-line, it’s a week-long descending TL figure of 1.6050 in this case, breaking which the pair can rally to the 1.6120 and then to the 61.8% FE level of 1.6215.
Investing.com - The U.S. dollar hit fresh four-month lows against its Canadian counterpart on Wednesday, after the release of positive Canadian and U.S. data as investors remained cautious with the greenback ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy decision due later in the day.
Investing.com - The U.S. dollar slipped lower against its Canadian counterpart on Tuesday, as the greenback broadly weakened ahead of the highly anticipated State of the Union address due later in the day, as well as the Federal Reserve's monthly policy decision on Wednesday.
Investing.com - The U.S. dollar rose against its Canadian counterpart on Monday, as the greenback found some relief following last week's broad decline, although gains were expected to remain limited.
Considering USDCAD’s latest bounce from 1.2800–1.2790 support-zone, the pair seems again heading to confront the seven-week old descending TL resistance, at 1.2890; however, 1.2870 might offer an intermediate halt during its recovery. In case if the quote manages to conquer the 1.2890 mark, it can quickly rise to 1.2920 before targeting the 61.8% FE level of 1.2940. Should the pair fails to sustain latest pullback, the 1.2790 regains its importance, breaking which 1.2770 & 1.2745 could entertain short-term sellers. Moreover, pair’s extended declines below 1. ...
Investing.com - The U.S. dollar moved higher against its Canadian counterpart on Wednesday, after the release of positive U.S. economic reports and as declining oil prices weighed on demand for the commodity-related Canadian dollar.
The Euro continues to cause a fright for investors and maybe that is appropriate since it is Halloween tomorrow. The Euro continues to be tested near important support levels and has not produced an upward reversal in the short-term. Euro Trading Slightly Above Important Support The Euro continues to trade near important support against the … Continue reading Euro Acting Like Its Halloween
Following a rise in UK inflation, the GBP struggled against the dollar, How would you sum up Sterling’s week and where do you see it going next? It’s been a dire week for the Pound, with inflation’s rise to 3% doing little in terms of support with the new BoE Deputy Governor stating that he … Continue reading Pound Struggles, NAFTA weighed on the Loonie and Catalonia Still Hanging over the Euro
Investing.com - The U.S. dollar was hovering near a four-week high against its Canadian counterpart on Monday, as expectations for a U.S. rate hike and tax overhaul before the end of the year continued to support the greenback, while declining oil prices weighed on the Canadian currency.
Investing.com - The U.S. dollar dropped to a fresh 27-month low against its Canadian counterpart on Thursday, after the release of downbeat U.S. data fueled concerns over the outlook for the economy and even as data in Canada was equally weak.
USD/CAD Ever since the USDCAD dropped below 1.2440 mark, it never went up and has been trading in the small range between the 1.2360 and the 1.2425. However, today’s monetary policy announcement by the Bank of Canada might offer noticeable moves of the pair. Considering strong Canadian fundamentals, chances of either a rate-hike or a … Continue reading Technical Update For USD/CAD, EUR/CAD, AUD/CAD & CAD/CHF: 06.09.2017