Head and shoulders on USDCAD points to consolidation on the right shoulder.
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USDCAD also is known as Loonie amongst Forex traders, is the ticker symbol in FX markets that represents how many Canadian dollars you can buy with one US dollar. USDCAD is one of the major FX pairs with liquidity and narrow spreads. USDCAD is a commodity pair because the Canadian economy is a natural resources export economy. The other commodity pairs are AUDUSD and NZDUSD. Important role to the value of USDCAD plays the price of oil, due to large trading volumes of oil between the two countries. Other factors that affect the Loonie exchange rate are interest rates, unemployment, economic growth, and public deficit.
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The US Dollar has fallen to 2-month lows against the Loonie, as US election uncertainty increased amid prolonged and contentious vote counting. However, investors are betting on a Joe Biden presidency as he takes the lead in battleground states of Georgia and Pennsylvania. Employment data from both Canada and the […]
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The USDCAD pair extended the decline from Friday as the greenback saw fresh supply that led to a 100-pip drop in the London session. This move has been prompted by increasing uncertainty about the outcome of the US Election, which concludes tomorrow with the physical vote. Many polls show Democratic […]
Data from Statistics Canada show that Canada’s economy grew by 1.2% on a monthly basis in August 2020, representing a more robust pace of growth than was expected. The markets had projected that the economy would grow by 0.9%. However, this was well short of July’s revised GDP that stood […]
USDCAD is extending the upside today following yesterday's big move to the north. Sign up to find out why.
The Loonie took a massive hit this Wednesday as risk aversion took hold of the markets shortly before the onset of the NY session. Crude oil prices fell as soaring coronavirus cases, and a lack of any further stimulus from the US Congress sent risk-seeking assets into the red. This […]
The USDCAD price is relatively calm today as traders wait for the outcome of the ongoing Bank of Canada (BOC) interest rate decision. The pair is trading at 1.3186, which is slightly higher than yesterday’s low of 1.3142. Bank of Canada preview The Bank of Canada will release its interest...
The USDCAD could see volatility this week as the Bank of Canada meets to share its latest interest rate announcement. The BoC currently has rates at 0.25%, which is higher than many other developed nations and a surprise cut cannot be ruled out.
The USDCAD pair came back to the “equilibrium” level – 1.30. The 1.30 level acted as a pivotal level on the pair for such a long time that it became closely watched by traders every time the price reaches it. In fact, not even the coronavirus pandemic or the price […]