Stocks, oil, and risk currencies gained on Tuesday as the formal go-ahead for US President-elect Joe Biden to begin his transition burnished a November already boosted by Covid-19 vaccines.
GBP/CAD is insatiable
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GBP/CAD has been rising since the start of September. In November, it has broken above the ascending triangle, which is now providing support in the 1.7100/1.7060 area. This week the price is above the 100- and 200-week MAs at 1.71 and 1.7155 respectively. The weekly candlestick hasn’t closed yet, so there are reasons to worry that the breakout to the upside is a false one.
At the same time, there’s still some space on the upside until GBP/CAD hits the next major resistance: there’s a 100-month MA at 1.7285 and the 78.6% Fibo retracement of the May-August decline at 1.7335. These levels may attract the market. As a result, short-term buying with there targets looks possible. It will be necessary to be careful, though, when the price reaches the resistance and consider selling if signals from price action like pin bars arrive at this point.
EUR/USD fell below 1.1850 after reaching 1.1920 on Monday. The pair consolidated after the initial bearish move.
USD/CAD remains within a downtrend. As a result, selling the pair as it turns down from resistance is the best strategy. Support lies at 1.3125.
The mix of economic reports from Canada and the USA will have a huge impact on the pair! Get ready with us!
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Asian shares scaled a record high on Friday on growing prospects of a large U.S. economic stimulus package, while hopes that coronavirus vaccine rollouts will boost the global economy underpinned investor sentiment.