USD/CAD: review and forecast
This week, the USD/CAD pair has been falling like it did in the previous month. At present, the price remains near the level of the beginning of December 2015.
Today, series of macroeconomic publications are due both in the US and Canada. At 3:30 pm (GMT+2) attention needs to be paid to statistics on US labour market, including data on unemployment rate. It is hard to predict what impact these releases will have on the American currency. At the same time, analysts’ forecasts for Canada’s data are generally negative.
Support and resistance
According to technical indicators, the pair tends to continue moving down. The price remains between the middle and the lower MAs of Bollinger Bands.
Support levels: 1.3300, 1.3060, 1.2860.
Resistance levels: 1.3540, 1.3700, 1.3900, 1.4070.
Short positions can be opened after the price breaks down the level of 1.3300 with the target at 1.3060.
Long positions can be opened above the level of 1.3540 with the target at 1.3700.