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Forex: USD/CAD finds support at 1.0160

The Canadian dollar is resuming its soft tone against the greenback on Friday, bouncing off 2-day lows in the area around 1.0160 to the current levels in the boundaries of the psychological mark at 1.0200

Ahead in the day, inflation figures are due in Canada, where market consensus expects the CPI to rise 0.7% in a year to January from 0.8% in the previous print, ahead of retail sales, expected to contract 0.3% in December.

As of writing, the cross is up 0.10% at 1.0196 with the next hurdle at 1.0208 (high Feb.21) en route to 1.0232 (high Jul.25) and then 1.0251 (high Jul.12).
On the downside, a violation of 1.0101 (high Jan.25) would bring 1.0092 (MA10d) and finally 1.0055 (low Feb.18).

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The EUR/USD took a hit at 1.3200, falling rapidly to 1.3158 low as the ECB informed that the next LTRO repayment would be about half of what was expected: €61.1 billion instead of €122.5 billion. Since then, the market has been digesting its new found position below the 1.3200 mark and the newly printed February low at 1.3158.
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