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.
GBP/CAD is losing ground
2019-11-11 • Updated
SELL 1.6100; TP1 1.6060; TP2 1.5980; SL 1.6120
GBP/CAD tried to recover in August, but its progress wasn’t very impressive. A “Dark Cloud Cover” pattern was formed on the W1. The declining 50-day MA is providing resistance at 1.6255. The decline below the last week’s lows in the 1.6135 area opens the way down towards 1.6060 (61.8% Fibo of the August advance) and 1.5980 (78.6% Fibo). Notice that there will be a lot of political challenges for the GBP in the upcoming days. The rise back above 1.6255 is needed to allow a retest of 1.6355 (August highs).
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