The Canadian dollar rebounded with an excellent week, as USD/CAD plunged about 260 points last week. The pair closed at 1.2549. It’s a quiet week, with just three events this week. Here is an outlook on the major market-movers and an updated technical analysis for USD/CAD. Canadian numbers were dismal, as manufacturing and retail sales posted sharp declines. Still the loonie posted strong gains as the Fed certainly sounded more dovish despite removing the “patience” guidance. [do action=”autoupdate” tag=”USDCADUpdate”/]USD/CAD daily chart with support and resistance lines on it. Click to enlarge: BOC Deputy Governor Timothy Lane Speaks: Wednesday, 15:45. Lane will address an event in Kelowna, British Columbia. A speech which is more hawkish than expected is bullish for the Canadian dollar. BOC Governor Stephen Poloz Speaks: Thursday, 9:30. Poloz will speak at event in London, England. The markets will be looking for hints as to the BOC’s future monetary policy. Annual Budget Release: Thursday, 16:00. The government’s annual budget will include anticipated spending and borrowing levels. Any surprises in the budget could affect the movement of USD/CAD. USD/CAD Technical Analysis USD/CAD opened the week at 1.2817 and touched a high of 1.2834. The pair then fell sharply, dropping to 1.2442, as support held firm at 1.2387 (discussed last week). USD/CAD closed the week at 1.2549. Live chart of USD/CAD: [do action=”tradingviews” pair=”USDCAD” interval=”60″/]Technical lines, from top to bottom We begin with resistance at 1.3063, slightly above the symbolic line of 1.30. 1.2924 was last tested in March 2009. 1.2798 has strengthened in resistance as the pair posted sharp losses last week. 1.2624 has switched to a resistance role and could see action early in the week if we see an upward correction. 1.2541 has strengthened in support. 1.2387 held firm in support last week as the Canadian dollar moved higher. 1.2230 has held firm since mid-January. 1.2114 is the final support line for now. I am neutral on USD/CAD After a disappointing run in the month of March, the Canadian dollar surprised the markets with strong gains last week. Will we see an upward correction this week? With no Canadian numbers on the schedule, much of the pair’s movement will depend on this week’s US key numbers, including inflation, durable goods and GDP. In our latest podcast we discuss The Fed and the road ahead – all you need to know Subscribe to Market Movers on iTunes Further reading: For a broad view of all the week’s major events worldwide, read the USD outlook. For EUR/USD, check out the Euro to Dollar forecast. For the Japanese yen, read the USD/JPY forecast. For GBP/USD (cable), look into the British Pound forecast. For the Australian dollar (Aussie), check out the AUD to USD forecast. For the kiwi, see the NZDUSD forecast. Kenny Fisher Kenny Fisher Kenny Fisher - Senior Writer A native of Toronto, Canada, Kenneth worked for seven years in the marketing and trading departments at Bendix, a foreign exchange company in Toronto. Kenneth is also a lawyer, and has extensive experience as an editor and writer. Kenny's Google Profile View All Post By Kenny Fisher Canadian Dollar ForecastMinorsWeekly Forex Forecasts share Read Next NZD/USD Forecast Mar. 23-27 Yohay Elam 7 years The Canadian dollar rebounded with an excellent week, as USD/CAD plunged about 260 points last week. The pair closed at 1.2549. It's a quiet week, with just three events this week. Here is an outlook on the major market-movers and an updated technical analysis for USD/CAD. Canadian numbers were dismal, as manufacturing and retail sales posted sharp declines. Still the loonie posted strong gains as the Fed certainly sounded more dovish despite removing the "patience" guidance. [do action="autoupdate" tag="USDCADUpdate"/] USD/CAD daily chart with support and resistance lines on it. Click to enlarge: BOC Deputy Governor Timothy Lane Speaks: Wednesday, 15:45.… Regulated Forex Brokers All Brokers Sponsored Brokers Broker Benefits Min Deposit Score Visit Broker 1 $100T&Cs Apply 0% Commission and No stamp DutyRegulated by US,UK & International StockCopy Successfull Traders 9.8 Visit Site FreeBets Reviews$100Your capital is at risk.2 T&Cs Apply 9.8 Visit Site FreeBets Reviews$100Your capital is at risk.3 Recommended Broker $100T&Cs Apply No deposit or withdrawal feesTrade major forex pairs such as EUR/USD with leverage up to 30:1 and tight spreads of 0.9 pips Low $100 minimum deposit to open a trading account 9 Visit Site FreeBets ReviewsYour capital is at risk.4 T&Cs Apply Visit Site FreeBets ReviewsYour capital is at risk.5 Recommended Broker $0T&Cs Apply Trade gold, silver, and platinum directly against major currenciesUp to 1:500 leverage for forex trading24/5 customer service by phone and email 9 Visit Site FreeBets ReviewsYour capital is at risk.