USDCAD began the week slightly higher reaching as high as 1.2510 but failed to sustain these gains.
USD/CAD broke resistance zone
2019-11-11 • Updated
- USD/CAD broke resistance zone
- Next buy target - 1.3000
USD/CAD today broke the resistance zone lying between the resistance level 1.2770 (top of the previous minor correction 4), 38.2% Fibonacci correction of the previous extended downward price impulse from May. The breakout for this resistance zone was preceded by the breakout of the resistance level 1.2600 (top of the earlier corrective wave A and previous buy target). USD/CAD is expected to rise to the next buy target at the next round resistance level 1.3000.
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