USD/CAD Sharp Swing Sees A Bearish Candlestick Pattern Emerge
- Strategy: Flat
- Bearish Engulfing Pattern May See Limited Follow-Through
- Dojis Signal Reluctance From The Bears In Intraday Trade
USD/CAD has proven true to form in recent trade with a sharp impulsive move lower continuing the series of whipsaws over recent weeks. A Bearish Engulfing pattern has been left in its path. Yet given the pair’s tendencies towards violent swings the scope for follow-through may be limited and caution is required when looking to adopt fresh positioning.
Daily Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0, Volume Indicator Available Here
A pair of Dojis on the four hour chart already suggests some reluctance from the bears to lead USD/CAD lower. Yet key bullish reversal patterns are at this stage lacking suggesting the prospect of a recovery is questionable.
USD/CAD: Dojis Denote Reluctance From The Bears To Lead The Pair Lower
4 Hour Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0, Volume Indicator Available Here
By David de Ferranti, Currency Analyst, DailyFX
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