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USD/CAD sinks to lows near 1.3860, BoC eyed

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  1. FXStreet_Team

    FXStreet_Team Well-Known Member Trader

    Oct 7, 2015
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    The Canadian dollar is resuming its upside vs. its American peer at the beginning of the week, with USD/CAD testing the area of session lows in the 1.3865/60 band.

    USD/CAD down from 1.3920

    Spot is extending the leg lower after post-Payrolls peaks near 1.3920, with CAD deriving support from a better tone in crude oil prices and market conditions favouring the risk-on trade.

    Ahead in the session, US Labor Market Conditions Index (LMCI) is due followed by Canadian Housing Starts/Building Permits and the speech by BoC Deputy Governor T.Lane on “Monetary Policy and Financial Stability”.

    USD/CAD significant levels

    As of writing the pair is losing 0.35% at 1.3861 facing the next support at 1.3635 (low Feb.4) ahead of 1.3574 (100-day sma) and finally 1.3161 (200-day sma). On the other hand, a surpass of 1.3897 (55-day sma) would aim for 1.4102 (high Feb.3) and then 1.4149 (20-day sma).
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