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Forex: USD/CAD stalls ahead of 1.0100

FXstreet.com (Córdoba) - Given that the latest string of US data came in rather disappointing triggering risk aversion, the US dollar strengthened versus commodity currencies.

USD/CAD bounced from an 11-week low of 1.0050 scored during the European session and climbed to fresh daily highs, stalling just shy of 1.0100. USD/CAD is currently trading around 1.0090, 0.2% above its opening price, having peaked at 1.0099.

In terms of technical levels, above 1.0100 next resistances cold be found at 1.0170 (high Apr 29) and 1.0190 (21-day SMA). On the other hand, supports are seen at 1.0050 (daily low) and 1.0000 (psychological level).

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