Canadian monthly GDP is the highlight in the upcoming week. Here’s an outlook for the Canadian events and an updated technical analysis for USD/CAD. USD/CAD daily chart with support and resistance lines on it. Click to enlarge: Canadian CPI came out as expected, and this wasn’t loonie-positive. There’s no rush for speedy tightening cycle by the central bank. RMPI: Published on Tuesday at 12:30 GMT. The Raw Materials Price Index made a leap in last month’s release – 1.7%, stronger than expected. The Canadian dollar isn’t expected to enjoy this indicator now, as the figure relates to May, a bad month in the global markets. GDP: Published on Wednesday at 12:30 GMT. The Canadian economy grew by 0.6% in March, better than expected. This concluded a great first quarter with an annual growth rate of 6.1%, double the American growth rate. A similar growth rate is expected in April, the first month of Q2. USD/CAD Technical Analysis After making a small dip under 1.02 the pair ascended and struggled with 1.03 (a new line that didn’t appear in last week’s outlook) and eventually rose above temporarily above 1.04 before closing at 1.0350. Looking up, 1.04, that was the boundary of the 1.04 to 1.0750 range is still a minor line of resistance. Above we get resistance at 1.0560 that was a pivotal line in recent weeks. Higher, 1.0750 worked as a resistance line during May and also in 2009. It’s followed by 1.0850, which was similarly a line of resistance about a year ago and also a month ago. Even higher, 1.1130 remains a distant line. Looking down, 1.03 provides immediate support, and it’s followed by 1.02 – the 2009 low which also played a role in capping the pair after it reached parity. USD/CAD parity is the ultimate support line. A break below parity, which isn’t likely in the upcoming week, will send the pair towards 0.98 and then 0.97. I remain bearish on USD/CAD. The Canadian economy is doing great, better than the American one. This week’s GDP release should provide a fresh boost. Further reading: For a broad view of all the week’s major events worldwide, read the forex weekly outlook. For EUR/USD, check out the Euro/Dollar Forecast. For GBP/USD (cable), look into the British Pound forecast. For the Australian dollar (Aussie), check out the AUD/USD forecast. For the New Zealand dollar (kiwi), read the NZD/USD forecast. For USD/CAD (loonie), check out the Canadian dollar forecast. Ready to connect with real Forex traders? Currensee is the first Forex trading social network. Yohay Elam Yohay Elam Yohay Elam: Founder, Writer and Editor I have been into forex trading for over 5 years, and I share the experience that I have and the knowledge that I've accumulated. After taking a short course about forex. Like many forex traders, I've earned a significant share of my knowledge the hard way. Macroeconomics, the impact of news on the ever-moving currency markets and trading psychology have always fascinated me. Before founding Forex Crunch, I've worked as a programmer in various hi-tech companies. I have a B. Sc. in Computer Science from Ben Gurion University. Given this background, forex software has a relatively bigger share in the posts. Yohay's Google Profile View All Post By Yohay Elam Canadian Dollar Forecast share Read Next NZD/USD Outlook – June 28 – July 2 Yohay Elam 12 years Canadian monthly GDP is the highlight in the upcoming week. Here's an outlook for the Canadian events and an updated technical analysis for USD/CAD. USD/CAD daily chart with support and resistance lines on it. Click to enlarge: Canadian CPI came out as expected, and this wasn't loonie-positive. There's no rush for speedy tightening cycle by the central bank. RMPI: Published on Tuesday at 12:30 GMT. The Raw Materials Price Index made a leap in last month's release - 1.7%, stronger than expected. The Canadian dollar isn't expected to enjoy this indicator now, as the figure relates to May, a bad… Top 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.