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Canadian Dollar Update October 17, 2018

USD/CAD Open: 1.2986-1.2987      Overnight Range:     1.2930-1.2995

The Canadian dollar was rangebound in overnight currency exchange markets.  Oil is at $71.15 and gold is at $1,228.  US markets are lower. There are no releases scheduled for today’s session.

The short-term USD/CAD technicals are neutral.  For today, USD resistance is at 1.3006.  Support is at 1.2924.

The Canadian dollar is lower this morning, a mid-performer in the G10 space against the USD. The recovery in domestic oil prices has stalled, as Western Canada Select struggles to eclipse $25/barrel. Canadian manufacturing sales fell 0.4% in August, which was marginally better than expectations. There are no additional domestic releases scheduled for today, with Friday’s CPI and retail figures providing the next major event risk for CAD.

Today’s Suggested Range USD/CAD: 1.2950 – 1.3050


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

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