For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, the USD declined 0.20% against the CAD and closed at 1.2852.
On the macro front, Canada’s international merchandise trade deficit surprisingly widened to C$4.14 billion in March, compared to a revised deficit of C$2.93 billion in the previous month, while markets were expecting the nation’s international merchandise trade deficit to narrow to C$2.25 billion.
In the Asian session, at GMT0300, the pair is trading at 1.2846, with the USD trading 0.05% lower against the CAD from yesterday’s close.
The pair is expected to find support at 1.2806, and a fall through could take it to the next support level of 1.2765. The pair is expected to find its first resistance at 1.2898, and a rise through could take it to the next resistance level of 1.2949.
The currency pair is trading below its 20 Hr moving average and showing convergence with its 50 Hr moving average.