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Karen Jones, analyst at Commerzbank, explains that the USD/CAD pair has failed to maintain a break above the 1.3386 June high, thereby leaving the market on the defensive and attention has reverted to the 55 day at 1.3302.

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“The recent high lies at 1.3467 and only a close above here will trigger a rally towards the 1.3661/64 December highs.”

“Below the 55 day ma will trigger a slide back to the 200 day ma at 1.3182 and the 1.3140 2018-2019 uptrend. This guards the current February low at 1.3070 and the 1.3072/97 55- and 200-week moving averages.”

“We still believe that a significant top has been formed with the October low at 1.2783 medium-term remaining in focus. En route is the April 2018-19 support line at 1.3124.”