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.
USD/CAD: bulls are making conditions
2019-11-11 • Updated
TP1 1.302 TP2 1.316 TP3 1.327
On the daily chart, USD/CAD bulls are trying to lead the pair out of 1.272-1.3 range within “spike and ledge”. If they succeed, advance towards 1.3270-1.3295 convergence area (127.2 and 200% targets of AB=CD) will likely continue.
On H1 of USD/CAD, bulls are in control of the situation. They managed to bring the pair to 161.8% target of AB=CD. If the pair retests support at 1.2920, it will be possible to buy the US dollar.
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