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Daily foreign exchange rates for our top 10 currencies & Update #forex #Vancouver April 26, 2018

USDCAD spot rate: 1.2860 - 1.265 (as at 7:06am PST)

Ranges:

Asia:

1.2828

to

1.2850

Europe:

1.2829

to

1.2857

North America:

1.2821

to

1.2868

Technical Support / Resistance:

S2

S1

R1

R2

1.2700

1.2800

1.2900

1.2950

Key Economic Data Releases:

- U.S. Durable Goods orders 2.6% (1.6% exp.) 3.5% previous

- U.S. Initial jobless claims 209k (230exp.) 233k previous

Event Calendar:

Date

Canada

U.S.A.

Apr. 27

GDP Q1 annualized, consumer sentiment index

U.S. equities opened higher as strong earnings lifted Facebook Inc. and Qualcomm Corp., though widespread gains were muted as investors remained cautious about the prospects for growth. The yield on 10-year Treasuries fell below 3 percent and the dollar pulled back from a three-month high. Meanwhile U.S. filings for unemployment benefits plunged to the lowest level since 1969. Currently, the TSX is up 0.36% while the DOW is up 0.55%. EURCAD is up 0.15% trading between 1.5661 and 1.5595. GBPCAD is up 0.51% trading between 1.7858 and 1.7978. JPYCAD is up 0.35% trading between 0.01172 and 0.01177. Gold is down 0.83% trading between $1,320 and $1,326USD/oz., silver is down 0.53% trading between $16.49 and $16.61USD/oz., while oil is up 0.30% trading between $68.06 and $68.78.

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

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