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USD/CAD intraday technical levels and trading recommendations for June 16, 2015


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Since bulls pushed the price further above the upper limit of both depicted bullish channels and the 79.6% Fibonacci level, the market has looked quite overbought. That is why, the price failed to hold above 1.2650 - 1.2680 (previous highs) resulting in a formation of a Triple-top pattern.

Successive lower highs were reached within the depicted consolidation zone enhancing the bearish side of the market.

Support levels around 1.2350 and 1.2300 (79.6% Fibonacci level) were broken after providing significant support for several weeks on the daily and weekly charts.

Daily fixation below 1.2300 opened a way towards the levels of 1.2000 and 1.1940 (the depicted weekly uptrend) for the USD/CAD pair.

That is why significant bullish support was offered around these levels. Since then, a bullish pullback has been taking place.

On the other hand, the price zone of 1.2450-1.2500 constituted a strong resistance zone for USD/CAD.

As anticipated, a daily candlestick closure below 1.2430 (last Monday) enhanced further bearish decline. That is why, the price zone of 1.2380-1.2400 now constitutes a solid intraday resistance for the USD/CAD pair.

The weekly candlestick closed above 1.2300 by the end of Friday (lack of enough bearish momentum). Hence, a bullish pullback towards 1.2400 should not be excluded this week.

On the other hand, a daily candlestick closure below the level of 1.2300 brings again the bearish scenario to the market. TP levels are roughly located at 1.2220, 1.2100 and 1.1950.

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