The US dollar index rose to 105.40 after the Fed’s 75-basis-point key rate hike, while the stock and the crypto markets fell. However, during the past few days, investors and traders returned to risk assets as they expect inflation growth to slow. Moreover, Jerome Powell, the head of the Federal Reserve, announced the Fed might start cutting the key rate by 2024, which is the most evident hint of an upcoming market reversal.
USD/CAD: loonie reached a milestone
2019-11-11 • Updated
BUY 1.2645 SL 1.259 TP1 1.2745 TP2 1.2850
SELL 1.2510 SL 1.2565 TP1 1.2410 TP2 1.2300
On the daily chart, USD/CAD is at the crossroads. A break of resistance at 1.2645 will give bulls hope for reaching 88.6% and 161.8% of the “Shark” and AB=CD. On the other hand, decline below support at 1.2460 will increase the risk of downtrend’s resumption.
On H1 of USD/CAD, a break above diagonal resistance near 1.2510 will allow bears to reach 88.6% target of the “Bat”.
Recently, the Bank of Canada hiked the interest rates by 50 basis points. It is now 1.5%, and it’s only the beginning.
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The US dollar index has all chances of reaching the 2000s high of 120.00.
The Consumer Price Index announcement by Statistics Canada is set for release in a few hours will reveal the state of inflation in the Canadian economy