Technical Talk:USD/CAD 03-09-2019

USD/CAD technical analysis: Bulls step back from 4-week high
Our preference: long positions above 1.3290 with targets at 1.3345 & 1.3375 in extension.Alternative scenario: below 1.3290 look for further downside with 1.3265 & 1.3235 as targets.

Comment:

Failure to hold a four-month-old trend-line breakout pulls USD/CAD back.
Sellers can recall 200-day SMA on the downside break of resistance-turned-support.
USD/CAD struggles to extend its latest upward trajectory while taking rounds to the near-term
falling trend-line as it trades close to 1.3330 amid the initial Asian session on Thursday.

Sellers await a clear break below resistance-turned-support-line, at 1.3320, in order to target 1.3295/90 area including 200-day simple moving average (SMA) and 50% Fibonacci retracement of May-July downpour.Should prices decline below 1.3290, 1.3200 and September month low nearing 1.3130 could become bears’ favorites.

On the contrary, 61.8% Fibonacci retracement level of 1.3355 and another falling trend-line since June 18, at 1.3365, could offer additional challenges to the buyers ahead of pushing them towards September month high of 1.3384 and late-June top surrounding 1.3434.

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