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Technological Outlook: Final 7 days we highlighted a important near-phrase Fibonacci assistance confluence at 1.3015/25 with the target reduce sub-1.3180. A last dip into this assistance barrier earlier this 7 days was followed by a breach of the item weekly opening vary higher and shifts the target back to the topside in USDCAD. Yesterday’s rally marked the greatest single-working day advance in the pair due to the fact June 24th (Brexit) and is on tempo to post its greatest weekly advance due to the fact Might.
Observe that the pair has been trading inside of the confines of a broad descending pitchfork formation extending off the Oct & December highs with the reduce median-line parallel catching the lows in rate this 7 days. If we shut at these amounts, the pair will have marked an outside the house weekly reversal off assistance- the last two occasions we observed this, prices ongoing to press larger into the next 7 days prior to turning over.
The fast rally is approaching first resistance at the 61.eight% retracement at 1.3377 backed closely by the fifty-line / every month open at 1.3435– both of which could give extra substantial kickback. Base line, heading into tomorrow’s Canada Shopper Price Index (CPI) release, the chance is for pullback off these amounts with the broader target weighted to the topside when above the Might higher 1.3188. A breach above the every month open targets 1.3462 & the median-line confluence at 1.3550.
- A summary of the DailyFX Speculative Sentiment Index (SSI) exhibits traders are extended USD/CAD- the ratio stands at +1.twelve (fifty three% of traders are extended)- weak bearish looking through
- Very long positions are 24.seven% reduce than yesterday and 23.six% underneath amounts seen last 7 days
- Short positions are twenty.seven% larger than yesterday and a full 37.eight% above amounts seen last 7 days
- Open desire is eight.four% reduce than yesterday but stays six.1% above its every month common
- The present-day dynamic off waning extended exposure & open desire suggests retail traders are having profits below & a flip to web shorter would propose a bigger shift in sentiment is underway.
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