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Canadian Dollar Daily Update October 4, 2016

USD/CAD Open: 1.3155-1.3156      Overnight Range:      1.3109-1.3175

The Canadian dollar was rangebound in overnight currency exchange markets.  Oil is at $48.64 and gold is at $1,296.  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 1.3201.  Support is at 1.3094.

CAD is soft, lower early in today’s session amidst an environment of broad-based USD strength. As the major factors precluding a rate hike begin to dissipate, the USD appears poised to continue to build momentum. The domestic economy is performing well in the US, and global turmoil from the UK and China earlier in the year appears to be improved. Yield spreads are moving in a CAD-negative manner, with oil prices remaining strong, leaving CAD’s main drivers mixed. We look to tomorrow’s trade data to set the tone for the rest of the week domestically, leading up to the long weekend.

Today’s Suggested Range USD/CAD: 1.3100 – 1.3200




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

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