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Forex: USD/CAD tests the 1.0200

FXstreet.com (San Francisco) - The US dollar is trading higher today against its Canadian counterpart and after rising around 45 pips from intra-day low at 1.0155 reached in the European session, the pair USD/CAD has broken above the 1.0180 level and tested the 1.0200 frontier.

Currently the pair is trading at 1.0190, 0.14% above opening price. The pair is slightly bullish according to the FXstreet.com trend index. Indicators such as CCI and Momentum are bullish while the MACD and Stochastic are neutral.

Above 1.0200, next resistances are at 1.0235 and 1.0260. On the downside, supports are at 1.0155, 1.0125 and 1.0100.

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