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Canada抯 Trade Deficit Remained Steady, Unemployment Rate Surprisingly RoseMonday, November 06, 2017 > 09:30:57
Macroeconomic data showed that Canada reported international merchandise trade deficit of C$3.18 billion in September, from a revised international merchandise trade deficit of C$3.18 billion in the prior month. Market had anticipated the nation to report a trade deficit of C$3.0 billion.
Meanwhile, the unemployment rate in Canada unexpectedly rose to 6.3% in October, compared to market expectations of an unchanged reading. In the prior month, the unemployment rate stood at 6.2%.
In the Asian session, at GMT0400, the pair is trading at 1.2768, with the USD trading a tad higher from Friday’s close.
The pair is expected to find support at 1.271, and a fall through could take it to the next support level of 1.2652. The pair is expected to find its first resistance at 1.2831, and a rise through could take it to the next resistance level of 1.2894.