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Canadian Dollar Update July 19, 2018

USD/CAD Open: 1.3231-1.3232      Overnight Range:     1.3159-1.3268

The Canadian dollar was rangebound in overnight currency exchange markets.  Oil is at $69.58 and gold is at $1,216.  US markets are lower. There are no domestic releases scheduled for today.

The short term Canadian dollar technicals are neutral.  For today, USD resistance is at 1.3281.  Support is at 1.3181.

The USD remains well supported, following Fed Chair Powell’s upbeat speech. An increasingly hawkish US outlook is weighing on CAD, as monetary policy differences become increasingly salient. Domestic rate expectations remain unchanged, with one rate hike expected before the end of the calendar year. There are no domestic releases scheduled for today’s session.

Today’s Suggested Range USD/CAD: 1.3200 – 1.3300


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

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