Canadian Dollar Price Forecast: USD/CAD, CAD/JPY, EUR/CAD

Canadian Greenback, USD/CAD, CAD/JPY, EUR/CAD Speaking Factors:

  • The Canadian Greenback has been supercharged of late, even outpacing the power displaying within the USD.
  • Larger oil costs have definitely helped however at this level many CAD pairs are at or nearing main inflection factors, akin to CAD/JPY and EUR/CAD checked out under.
  • The evaluation contained in article depends on value motion and chart formations. To be taught extra about value motion or chart patterns, take a look at our DailyFX Training part.

Typically it’s the deductive reads which are essentially the most priceless…

I had seemed into USD/CAD in final week’s mid-week webinar, highlighting bearish potential forward of the NFP launch on Friday. As I had highlighted, the pair appeared to be lagging others when USD-strength themes had been enjoying out, illustrating a very sturdy Canadian Greenback that was being helped alongside by increased oil costs.

Because the US Greenback has pulled again over the previous week, USD/CAD has fallen by help on its solution to contemporary three month lows. At this level, help is enjoying in on the 61.8% retracement of the bullish transfer that spanned from Could to August.

USD/CAD Each day Worth Chart

USDCAD Daily Price Chart

Chart ready by James Stanley; USDCAD on Tradingview

USD/CAD for USD-Weak spot Eventualities

At this level the US Greenback is testing help at prior resistance after pulling again from freshly established highs on Tuesday, which may hold curiosity on the lengthy facet of the Dollar as traders search for that recently-initiated development to proceed. However – this will spotlight a few totally different prospects:

For these which are bearish USD and on the lookout for a larger pullback, the short-side of USD/CAD can stay of curiosity, on the lookout for Canadian Greenback power to proceed outpacing that of the USD.

Or, alternatively, merchants can keep away from the USD altogether by lengthy CAD setups elsewhere, akin to CAD/JPY or maybe even EUR/CAD.

For the continuation situation, I’m a number of totally different ranges for attainable lower-high resistance under, key of which seems to be across the 1.2500 psychological stage, which is confluent with the 50% retracement of that Could-August main transfer.

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USD/CAD 4-Hour Worth Chart

USDCAD Four Hour Price Chart

Chart ready by James Stanley; USDCAD on Tradingview


When focusing that CAD power in opposition to a forex that’s been very weak of late, CAD/JPY is displaying a really sturdy near-term development.

The Japanese Yen has remained very weak as US yields have began to rise and there could possibly be some continuation there as we transfer in direction of the November FOMC price resolution. This has helped the pair to blow up as much as a contemporary five-year-high, set earlier this morning, after value motion crossed a key space of confluent resistance on Monday, across the 90-handle.

Larger low help potential exists at that spot round 90.00 or, alternatively, at an space of prior resistance within the 91.17 neighborhood.

CAD/JPY Each day Worth Chart

CADJPY Daily Price Chart

Chart ready by James Stanley; CADJPY on Tradingview

EUR/CAD Down 15 of Previous 17 Days

The development right here isn’t as spectacular because the CAD/JPY theme checked out above, not less than from a historic perspective. However EUR/CAD has been mired in a really one-sided sell-off over the previous few weeks and this has some related connotations to the above markets. CAD power is being meshed up with what’s turn into a weak Euro and the underside has simply fallen out of this factor and this has led to a purple bar for 15 of the previous 17 days.

One other contemporary 18-month low was hit simply this morning after yesterday, and the present four-year-low lurks just a bit decrease on the chart, across the 1.4250 psychological stage.

This could current some curiosity on both facet of the CAD: For these on the lookout for a little bit of aid, maybe a check of that four-year-low might permit for a respite within the sell-off? Or, for these CAD continuation themes however trying to keep away from USD or JPY above, that four-year-low presents a attainable breakout ought to it give approach.

EUR/CAD Weekly Worth Chart

EUR/CAD Weekly Price Chart

Chart ready by James Stanley; EURCAD on Tradingview

— Written by James Stanley, Strategist for DailyFX.com

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