USDCAD began the week slightly higher reaching as high as 1.2510 but failed to sustain these gains.
USD/CAD reversed from resistance zone
2019-11-11 • Updated
- USD/CAD reversed from resistance zone
- Next sell target - 1.2750
USD/CAD recently reversed down from the resistance zone lying between the key resistance level 1.3000 and upper daily Bollinger Band. The downward reversal from this resistance zone created the daily Japanese candlesticks reversal pattern Shooting Star – which marked the start of the active intermediate impulse wave (3). USD/CAD is expected to fall further toward the next sell target at the next support level 1.2750 (low of the previous waves B and (ii)).
All eyes are headed toward the Bank of Canada today. Estimates point to no change both for the main rate and the ongoing QE which stands at $3B weekly.
USD/CAD managed to advance further yesterday breaking above 1.21, reaching as high as 1.2128 earlier today, while our long signal that was issued at 1.2060 is now in profit with over +60 pips.
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