Daily foreign exchange rates for our top 10 currencies & Update #forex #Vancouver April 2 2019


USDCAD spot rate: 1.3320 - 1.3325 (as at 7:14am PST)

Ranges:

Asia:

1.3306

to

1.3322

Europe:

1.3309

to

1.3337

North America:

1.3311

to

1.3335

Technical Support / Resistance:

S2

S1

R1

R2

1.3260

1.3300

1.3418

1.3470

Key Economic Data Releases:

- U.S. Durable Goods orders -1.6% (-1.8% exp.) 0.1% previous

Event Calendar:

Date

Canada

U.S.A.

Apr 2

Apr 3

Apr 4

Apr 5

Ivey PMI

Net employment change, unemployment rate, Avg. hourly wages

Durable goods orders

ADP employment change, ISM non-mfg. PMI

Non-farm payrolls, unemployment rate, avg. hourly earnings

U.S. equities pushed lower and European shares climbed as investors took stock of the strong rally that started the week. Treasuries also rose, while the pound weakened after Britain's parliament once again failed to reach a consensus on Brexit. The Dow was dragged lower by Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. after lower pharmacy reimbrusements hurt earnings at the drugstore chain. Carmakers led the Stoxx Europe 600 Index toward the highest close this year. Asia's benchmark finished broadly unchanged as Japanese shares slipped and stocks in Shanghai and Seoul advanced. Most European bonds climbed and the common currency edged lower.

Currently, the TSX is up 0.01% while the DJIA is down 0.12%. EURCAD is up 0.02% trading between 1.4904 and 1.4941. GBPCAD is up 0.03% trading between 1.7328 and 1.7427. JPYCAD is up 0.12% trading between 0.01194 and 0.01197. Gold is up 0.28% trading between $1,285 and $1,290USD/oz, silver is down 0.22% trading between $14.94 and $15.11USD/oz., while oil is up 0.48% trading between $61.61 and $62.21.

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


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