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Canadian Dollar Update April 19, 2017

USD/CAD Open: 1.3436-1.3437      Overnight Range:     1.3373-1.3444

The Canadian dollar was rangebound in overnight currency exchange markets.  Oil is at $52.37 and gold is at $1,287.  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 1.3474.  Support is at 1.3349.

The Canadian dollar is lower early in today’s session, despite a rebound in oil prices. Domestic risk is limited leading towards Friday’s CPI release. Inflation expectations are moderating, as all three of the Bank of Canada’s core inflation measures are below 2%. Domestic rate expectations have fallen to 4bps of expected tightening over the next 12 months, but further room for moderation exists.

Today’s Suggested Range USD/CAD: 1.3400 – 1.3500


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

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