Brazil is struggling on both the humanitarian and the financial frontы. As a result, Brazilian real is weakening
The CAD falls on the weaker-than-expected retail figures
The level of retail sales released today came out lower than the forecasts. The headline indicator declined by 0.1% (vs. +0.3% expected), while its core level fell by 0.3% (vs. +0.3% expected). The news weakened the Canadian dollar significantly. On H4, USD/CAD tested the highs above the strong 1.3091 level. The next resistance lies at 1.3132. If bears get stronger, they will pull the pair lower to the support at 1.3078 (100-period SMA). The next support will lie at 1.3048.
Canada will publish employment change and an unemployment rate on Friday, at 15:30 MT time.
USD/CHF and EUR/CHF rose to tactical highs. What's next?
The Australian economy has been on a steady recovery path, and now we have a very symbolic confirmation that S&P ASX 200 is about to cross 7000!
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The Reserve Bank of New Zealand will hold a meeting on Wednesday, April 14, at 05:00 MT.