FXStreet (Edinburgh) - The Canadian solar is following the rest of the risk-associated assets on Tuesday, sending USD/CAD to test session highs above 1.4300 the figure. USD/CAD stronger on crude oil drop The barrel of West Texas Intermediate has returned to sub-$30.00 levels today, eroding a big part of last week’s sharp (albeit brief) correction higher to the vicinity of the $33.00 mark and adding further downside pressure to CAD. Collaborating with the weaker tone around the Canadian currency, a fresh wave of risk aversion continues to hit the markets in response to a sharp pullback in the Chinese equity markets, today shedding more than 6%. On the data front, US Consumer Confidence, the S&P-Case/Shiller index and Markit’s Services PMI are all due later in the NA session. USD/CAD significant levels As of writing the pair is up 0.23% at 1.4304 with the next resistance at 1.4692 (high Jan.20) followed by 1.4946 (high Apr.7 2003) and then 1.5000 (psychological handle). On the other hand, a break below 1.4111 (low Jan.22) would aim for 1.3818 (3-month uptrend) and finally 1.3516 (100-day sma). For more information, read our latest forex news.