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Canadian Dollar FX Update October 24, 2016

USD/CAD Open: 1.3345-1.3346      Overnight Range:      1.3310-1.3359

The Canadian dollar was rangebound in overnight currency exchange markets.  Oil is at $50.36 and gold is at $1,272.  US futures are higher. There are no major domestic data releases scheduled for today.

The short term Canadian dollar technicals are neutral.  For today, USD resistance is at 1.3401.  Support is at 1.3248.

Friday’s poor domestic data reports pushed CAD sharply lower, creating new cycle lows in the process. Yield spreads continue to widen in a CAD-negative manner, as contrasting monetary policy between Canada and the US is becoming increasingly important to markets. Seasonal trends additionally support USD/CAD appreciation around this time of year. Only second-tier domestic data releases are scheduled for today’s session, making CAD likely to trade based on its risk profile.

Today’s Suggested Range USD/CAD: 1.3300 – 1.3400




Rahim Madhavji | Knightsbridge Foreign Exchange | Toll-Free: 1-877-355-5239

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