USDCAD: Short-term increase


Sideways price action.

  • USD/CHF keeps on bouncing. Strong resistance is given at 0.9771 (15/06/2017 high). The technical structure shows that the the pair is likely to head further lower below 0.9421 (03/05/2017). Expected to show renewed bearish pressures.

  • In the long-term, the pair is still trading in range since 2011 despite some turmoil when the SNB unpegged the CHF. Key support can be found 0.8986 (30/01/2015 low). The technical structure favours nonetheless a long term bullish bias since the unpeg in January 2015.

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Short-term increase.

  • USD/CAD is consolidating. Hourly support is located at 1.2062 (08/09/2017 low). Resistance is now given at a distance at 1.2239 (intraday high). Expected to show continued short-term bullish pressures.

  • In the longer term, the pair has broken longterm support that can be found at 1.2461 (16/03/2015 low). Strong resistance is given at 1.4690 (22/01/2016 high). The pair is likely to head further lower. Short-term increase.




Downside pressures.

  • AUD/USD is consolidating lower after the pair surged towards 0.8125 (08/09/2017 high). Hourly support below 0.7950 (former uptrend channel). Expected to further weaken.

  • In the long-term, the trend is largely negative since 2011. Key supports stands at 0.6009 (31/10/2008 low) . A break of the key resistance at 0.8295 (15/01/2015 high) is needed to invalidate our long-term bearish view.


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