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Daily foreign exchange rates for our top 10 currencies & Update #forex #Vancouver January 18, 2018

USDCAD spot rate: 1.2455 - 1.2460 (as at 7:58am PST)

Ranges:

Asia:

1.2428

to

1.2470

Europe:

1.2426

To

1.2461

North America:

1.2447

To

1.2479

Technical Support / Resistance:

S2

S1

R1

R2

1.2380

1.2420

1.2500

1.2590

Key Economic Data Releases:

- U.S. Building permits 1.302M (1.290M exp.) 1.303M previous

- U.S. Housing Starts 1.192M (1.275M exp.) 1.299M previous

- U.S. Initial jobless claims 220k (250k exp.) 261k previous

Event Calendar:

Date

Canada

U.S.A.

Jan.18

Jan.19

Manufacturing sales

Building permits, housing starts

Consumer sentiment index

After yesterday's Bank of Canada's DOVISH rate hike the CAD dollar has settled into a quiet half cent trading range so far this morning. European stocks pared an earlier advance, struggling to stay in the green as the euro shrugged off ECB attempts to talk it down earlier this week. West Texas oil fell on signs U.S. crude stockpiles continued to move up, and base metals advanced following strong Chinese growth data. Currently, the TSX is up 0.07% and the DOW is down 0.08%. EURCAD is up 0.74% trading between 1.5151 and 1.5279. GBPCAD is up 0.44% trading between 1.7189 and 1.7307. JPYCAD is up 0.76% trading between 0.01117 and 0.01122. Gold is up 0.76% trading between $1,324 and $1,332USD/oz., silver is up 0.69% trading between $16.95 and $17.13USD/oz., while oil is down 0.30% trading between $63.68 and $64.28.

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


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