USD/CAD resumes upside and rises above 1.2700

  • USD/CAD extends rebound from multi-year lows above the 20-day SMA.
  • US dollar strengthens during the American session amid risk aversion.

The USD/CAD resumed the upside during Friday’s American session and climbed to 1.2707, reaching the highest level in a week. The pair has now risen more than 200 pips from Thursday’s low in an impressive reversal.

The pair is back above the 20-day moving average. A consolidation well above 1.2700 could point to further gains. The next strong resistance is seen at 1.2760.

The rally in USD/CAD was triggered by risk aversion and rising US yields. In Wall Street, the Dow Jones is falling by just 0.52% on Friday, but the index is on track to the worst week in a month, far from the record high, suggesting the rally could have already run out of steam in the short-term.

The DXY is also at daily highs at 90.85 (highest since February 18). The rise in US yields moderated, as the 10-year stands at 1.49%.

Economic data released on Friday had little impact on markets. In Canada, Production Prices rose above expectation. In the US, personal income and spending data showed big gains, in line with expectations. Data was offset over the week by developments on the bond and equity markets.

Technical levels


Today last price 1.2701
Today Daily Change 0.0091
Today Daily Change % 0.72
Today daily open 1.261
Daily SMA20 1.27
Daily SMA50 1.2732
Daily SMA100 1.2885
Daily SMA200 1.3143
Previous Daily High 1.2613
Previous Daily Low 1.2468
Previous Weekly High 1.2746
Previous Weekly Low 1.2594
Previous Monthly High 1.2881
Previous Monthly Low 1.259
Daily Fibonacci 38.2% 1.2558
Daily Fibonacci 61.8% 1.2523
Daily Pivot Point S1 1.2515
Daily Pivot Point S2 1.2419
Daily Pivot Point S3 1.237
Daily Pivot Point R1 1.2659
Daily Pivot Point R2 1.2709
Daily Pivot Point R3 1.2804



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