Canadian Dollar Update March 30, 2017
USD/CAD Open: 1.3309-1.3310 Overnight Range: 1.3304-1.3346
The Canadian dollar was rangebound in overnight currency exchange markets. Oil is at $49.87 and gold is at $1,250. 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 1.3384. Support is at 1.3306.
Taking direction from oil prices, CAD is higher today. U.S. GDP data for Q4 of 2016 was released today, narrowly beating expectations (+2.1% annualized actual vs. +2.0% expected). Oil prices have rallied significantly over yesterday’s session, once again approaching $50/barrel. CAD continues to lack a catalyst in the short-term, limiting Canadian dollar upside in the short-term.
Today’s Suggested Range USD/CAD: 1.3250 – 1.3350
Rahim Madhavji | Knightsbridge Foreign Exchange | Toll-Free: 1-877-355-5239
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