Daily foreign exchange rates for our top 10 currencies & Update #forex #Vancouver August 15, 2017

USDCAD spot rate: 1.2760 - 1.2765 (as at 8:04am PST)

Ranges:

Asia:

1.2719

to

1.2742

Europe:

1.2725

to

1.2779

North America:

1.2745

to

1.2765

Technical Support / Resistance:

S2

S1

R1

R2

1.2650

1.2720

1.2780

1.2825

Key Economic Data Releases:

- U.S. Retail sales 0.6% (0.4% exp.) 0.3% previous

Key Event Calendar:

Date

Canada

U.S.A.

Aug 16

Aug 17

Aug 18

Net foreign securities transactions

Manufacturing sales

CPI

Building permits, housing starts, FOMC min.

Industrial production, Philly Fed manufacturing

Consumer sentiment index

Shares rose on Tuesday, while the Japanese yen, Swiss franc and gold all dropped after North Korea's leader signaled he would delay plans to fire a missile towards Guam, easing tensions and prompting investors to buy riskier assets. European shares followed Asian bourses higher, having already risen late on Monday after U.S. officials played down prospects of the standoff between North Korea and the United States leading to conflict. The USD received a boost on better than expected Retail sales. Currently, the TSX is down 0.04% while the DOW is up 0.11%. EURCAD is down 0.27% trading between 1.4920 and 1.5005. GBPCAD is down 0.54% trading between 1.6391 and 1.6518. JPYCAD is down 0.22% trading between 0.01152 and 0.01160. Gold is down 0.78% trading between $1,267 and $1,282USD/oz., silver is down 0.37% trading between $16.59 and $17.06USD/oz., while oil is down 0.63% trading between $47.06 and $47.76.

Sources: Reuters, Bloomberg, FXStreet, RBC Capital Markets, Bank of Canada, U.S. Federal Reserve, CNBC, Forexlive, CME Group

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