Today, at 5:00 pm (GMT +2), the Bank of Canada will publish the Overnight Rate, which represents short-term interest rates, and is pivotal to the overall pricing of the Canadian Dollar in the global markets. Let's look at how the markets are faring ahead of the BoC rates release.
CAD/JPY: the stronger yen
2019-11-11 • Updated
SELL 80.64; TP1 80.40; TP2 80.00; SL 80.80
The Japanese yen keeps strengthening versus other currencies as the market remains in the risk-averse mode. CAD/JPY is in the long-term downtrend and is now making another leg down. Yesterday the pair failed to close above the 50% Fibo level in the 81.00 area. Today the exchange rate slipped below 61.8% Fibo, and the next target is the 78.6% Fibo level at 80.40.
On January 12, the Bureau of Statistics will publish the Consumer Price Index (CPI) figures, a key index for determining interest rates. While we await the release, experts forecast a decline in the CPI data, a hint at weaker Dollar values in the global markets.
Later today Tiff Macklem, the governor of the BoC (Bank of Canada) is expected to speak at the Riksbank's International Symposium as part of a discussion panel on 'Central Bank Independence'.
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