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: loonie is hunting a shark
2019-11-11 • Updated
TP1 1.269 TP2 1.2585 TP3 1.243
On the daily chart of USD/CAD, the pair pulled back after reaching 127.2% target of AB=CD. Bulls failed to keep the pair above the important area of 1.2914-1.2922. This points at their weakness. Triggering of the “Shark” pattern will increase the risks of correction towards 1.2685, 1.2580, 1.2430 and 1.2345.
On H1, a break of support at 1.2805 will trigger the “Shark” and AB=CD. Their targets of 113% and 224% are at 1.2585 and 1.269.
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'.
The US Dollar has been remarkably sluggish for the past few weeks despite being within a distinct Demand zone. My expectation of a springing rebound off the demand zone has not exactly played out yet, however, the zone remains unbroken.
This week, there are a few high-probability trade ideas I'd like to recommend to you. Trading these setups, be sure to implement a proper risk management approach.
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The first FOMC meeting comes after a buildup of anticipation from traders and investors alike, as the markets await what posture the Fed will take regarding the interest rates; would there be a hike or a cut in interest rates?