Technical Overview of GBP/USD, EUR/USD and USD/CAD Currency Pairs
The GBP traded higher against the USD and closed at 1.3068. Overnight, it was another loss for UK Prime Minister May which now means lawmakers are likely to push for a delay to the 29 March deadline. However, 149-vote loss sets the bar seriously high for Theresa May to turn the tables around.
Spring Forecast Statement is a statement made annually by HM Treasury to Parliament upon publication of economic forecasts.
The statement features analysis of the economic situation in the UK and in the world, describes economic outlooks and provides previews of the government budget for the next year. The event has a short-term impact on financial markets depending on the HM Treasury rhetoric. Positive outlooks have a positive impact on the pound sterling.
According to the Analysis, Four hour chart shows that the pair is expected to find support at 1.29535, and a fall through could take it to the next support level of 1.28386. The pair is expected to find its first resistance at 1.32341, and a rise through could take it to the next resistance level of 1.33998.
Previous Day range was 280.6 and Current Day Range is 30.6.
The EUR traded lower against the USD and closed at 1.1287.
The Nondefense Capital Goods Orders Excluding Aircraft, released by the US Census Bureau, measures the cost of orders received by manufacturers for capital goods (capital goods are durable goods used in the production of goods or services), which means goods planned to last for three years or more, excluding the defense and aircraft sectors. As those durable products often involve large investments they are sensitive to the US economic situation. Generally speaking, a high reading is bullish for the USD, while a low reading is seen as Bearish.
The pair is expected to find support at 1.12530, and a fall through could take it to the next support level of 1.12185. The pair is expected to find its first resistance at 1.13133, and a rise through could take it to the next resistance level of 1.13391.
EUR USD previous Day range was 60.3 and Current Day Range is 6.8.
The USD traded little higher against CAD and closed at 1.3353.
Core Durable Goods Orders m/m reflect the value of orders received by manufacturers of durable goods in the given month compared to the previous one. The production of transport industry is excluded from the calculation.
The index allows forecasting future production volumes in the short term. The value growth can have a positive effect on dollar quotes.
According to the analysis, pair is expected to find support at 1.33307, and a fall through could take it to the next support level of 1.33089. The pair is expected to find its first resistance at 1.33957, and a rise through could take it to the next resistance level of 1.34389.
USD CAD previous day range was 65 and current day range is 21.1.