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Forex: EUR/CAD collapses to 1.3325/29 after Canadian data

The EUR/CAD has been roiled by a massive plunge, following the release of Canadian data Friday. At the onset of American trading the pair has lost its way, off -1.22% from its opening, and trading at 1.3325/29 in these moments.

In Canada, Housing Starts s.a. (YoY) came in at 180.7K in February, against consensus expectations of 175K. In addition, Labor Productivity (QoQ) yielded a result o +0.1% in Q4, compared with projections calling for no change. The Net Change in Employment (February) has reported 50.7K in February, beating expectations of 8.0K, and compared with -21.9K previously. Finally the Unemployment Rate (February) was held at 7.0%, vs. estimates of 7.1%.

After previously breaking support at 1.3419, then 1.3346, Mataf.net analysts calculate the next short-term support for the EUR/CAD at 1.3302. Conversely, a break above 1.3536 will lead to resistances at 1.3580, and ultimately 1.3653.

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