The Bank of England (BoE) has dramatically shifted its economic forecasts. They no longer expect a recession in the UK and have upgraded their growth projections. This year, the BoE predicts GDP growth of +0.25%, a significant improvement from previous expectations. Next year's forecast is even more optimistic, with a projected growth of 0.75%.
EUR/CAD awaits the Bank of Canada
2019-11-11 • Updated
SELL 1.4525; TP1 1.4505; TP2 1.4460; SL 1.4540
SELL 1.46; TP 1.4530; SL 1.4620
During the summer months, EUR/CAD broke an important support line and has traded with a bearish bias ever since. Last week, the pair was rejected down from the resistance at 1.4660 and fell to 1.4460. This week, there’s some recovery. However, the Bank of Canada’s meeting later on Wednesday may give the CAD more strength and pull the pair down. On H4, EUR/CAD ran into the resistance of the H4 MA and there’s further resistance in the 1.4580/90 area. The return below 1.4525 will make the pair revisit the recent lows. If it manages to jump to the 1.4600 area, sellers will also re-emerge due to the resistance line connecting August and October highs.
It seems like the Canadian consumer has a firm grip on their wallet, which is no surprise given the current economic climate. Inflation in April crept up from 4.3% to 4.4%, adding to the financial woes.
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