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Canadian Dollar Update May 25, 2016

USD/CAD Open: 1.3126-1.3127      Overnight Range:      1.3085-1.3134

The Canadian dollar was rangebound in overnight currency exchange markets.  Oil is at $49.22 and gold is at $1,224.  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 1.3173.  Support is at 1.3071.

The Canadian dollar is flat this morning, in anticipation of today’s Bank of Canada rate decision. A rate hold is widely expected in Canada, with the BoC taking a neutral tone. Markets have not yet priced in one rate hike from the Fed, which is a far ways off from the 2-3 rate hikes recent Fedspeak has alluded to. Contrasting monetary policy between Canada and the US will be the main storyline moving towards the middle of the year.

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

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

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