After brief retreat, USD/CAD rally resumed last week and jumped to as high as 1.0502 so far. Initial bias remains on the upside this week and further rise should be seen to 161.8% projection of 0.9406 to 1.0009 from 0.9725 at 1.0701 next. On the downside, below 1.0372 minor support will turn bias neutral and bring consolidations. But retreat should be contained above 1.0142 support and bring rally resumption.

In the bigger picture, sustained trading above 55 weeks EMA affirms the case that whole down trend from 2009 high of 1.3063 has finished at 0.9406 on bullish convergence condition in weekly. Current rally from 0.9406 should now target 1.0851 resistance (38.2% retracement of 1.3063 to 0.9406 at 1.0803). Break there will extend the rebound to 61.8% retracement 1.1666 and above. On the downside, break of 1.0009 support is needed indicate completion of the rally from 0.9406. Otherwise, we'll stay bullish in USD/CAD.

In the longer term picture, there is no clear indication that the long term down trend from 2002 high of 1.6196 has reversed even though bullish convergence condition was seen in monthly MACD. The fall from 1.3063 to 0.9406 looks corrective and could either be part of a sideway pattern from 0.9056, or a corrective to rise from there. The long term outlook, i.e., the possibility of taking out 1.3063 high, will depend on whether rise from 0.9406 would eventually develop into a strong impulsive wave. We'll wait and see.

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