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Canadian Dollar FX Update February 14, 2018

USD/CAD Open: 1.2636-1.2637      Overnight Range:     1.2560-1.2649

The Canadian dollar was rangebound in overnight currency exchange markets.  Oil is at $58.64 and gold is at $1,333.  US futures are lower. There are no major domestic data releases scheduled for today.

The short term Canadian dollar technicals are neutral.  For today, USD resistance is at 1.2613.  Support is at 1.2549.

The Canadian dollar is lower this morning, following CPI data for January released in the U.S. CPI grew 0.5% month-over-month, against expectations of a 0.3% increase. Inflation concerns have pushed stocks lower. Following today’s inflation report, markets are pricing in a higher possibility of a third rate hike in the US before the end of the year. Domestic markets are pricing in 14bps of tightening from the Bank of Canada for the April meeting. There are no domestic releases scheduled for today.

Today’s Suggested Range USD/CAD: 1.2600 – 1.2700


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

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