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USDCAD United States Dollar vs Canadian Dollar

CFD Forex

Forex

Major Forex-Major OTC
Sell USD
Buy USD

Why Trade USDCAD?

  • Spreads from 0.0pips
  • Fast Execution < 1ms
  • Full Trade Receipts
  • $0 Fee Deposits
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  • TraderEvolution

What is United States Dollar vs Canadian Dollar / USDCAD?

USDCAD is the ticker symbol for United States Dollar vs Canadian Dollar. USDCAD is a Forex CFD. The USD/CAD currency pairing is a representation of the amount of Canadian dollars (CAD) that can be bought for every US dollar (USD).

The standard contract size for USDCAD is 100000 with max lots of 1000 tradeable in 0.01 lot increments.

USDCAD Product Specification

Contract Size
100000
Margin Currency
USD
Profile Currency
CAD
Pip Value
10
Asset Class
Sector
Major
Sub-Sector
Forex-Major
Expiry
Perpetual
Max Lots
1000
Minimum Size
0.01
Step
0.01
3-Day Swap
N/A
Product Specs

USDCAD Sessions

Exchange
OTC
Market Hours
24 Hrs
Expiry
Perpetual
Monday
00:01-23:59
Tuesday
00:01-23:59
Wednesday
00:01-23:59
Thursday
00:01-23:59
Friday
00:01-23:57
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed
Time Zone
GMT +2 / GMT +3

USDCAD Platform Access

Price Feed
Desktop
Web
Mobile
FIX API
Scalping / News
Automated Trading
Day Trading

USDCAD Profit Calculator

Account Balance
Trade Size (Lots)
Buy/Sell
Account Leverage
Pip Change +/-
Instrument
USDCAD
Pip $
Margin
Converted Margin
Profit/Loss
Equity
Margin%

USDCAD Trading Strategies for Beginners

The USDCAD currency pair is one of the most popular trading pairs in the forex market. And for good reason - it offers traders a unique blend of stability and volatility, making it an ideal choice for both new and experienced traders alike. In this blog post, we'll explore some common USDCAD trading strategies that can help you make the most of this popular currency pair.

Range Trading Strategy

One popular USDCAD trading strategy is known as range trading. This strategy takes advantage of periods of relatively low volatility to buy low and sell high within a defined price range. To successfully implement a range trading strategy, you'll need to have a firm understanding of technical analysis and be able to identify key support and resistance levels. Once you've identified a likely price range, you can then begin placing buy and sell orders at the extremes of the range in an effort to capture profits as the price moves back towards the center.

Breakout Strategy

Another common USDCAD trading strategy is known as breakout trading. This strategy seeks to take advantage of sudden periods of increased volatility by placing trades at key price levels. When implementing a breakout trading strategy, it's important to pay close attention to technical indicators such as moving averages, Bollinger Bands®, and MACD®. These indicators can help you identify potential breakout points in advance, allowing you to place your trades before the majority of the market moves in.

Trend Following Strategy

Lastly, many traders also take advantage of what's known as a trend following strategy when trading USDCAD. This strategy seeks to profit from sustained trends by buying or selling in line with the underlying trend direction. To effectively implement a trend following strategy, you'll need to use technical indicators such as moving averages and trend lines to identify the direction of the underlying trend. You can then place your trades accordingly, buying at support levels during uptrends and selling at resistance levels during downtrends.

The USDCAD currency pair offers traders a unique combination of stability and volatility, making it an ideal choice for both new and experienced traders alike. In this blog post, we've explored three common USDCAD trading strategies that can help you make the most of this popular currency pair - range trading, breakout trading, and trend following. So whether you're looking to take advantage of low volatility or capitalize on sudden spikes in activity, these strategies can help you reach your goals.

Disclaimer: The content on this site should not be considered investment advice. Investing is speculative. When investing, your capital is at risk.

Popular USDCAD FAQs

What is the minimum trade size for USDCAD?

The minimum trade size for USDCAD is 0.01

What is the maximum trade size I can open on USDCAD?

1000 lots

How do you analyze USDCAD?

You analyze the USDCAD pair the same as any other market, by a combination of technical analysis, trend analysis, and any pertinent fundamental analysis or information that is available. You should think of the USD as the "anti-CAD", as if the CAD is soft, it generally means that there is a strengthening USD, and vice versa.

What leverage do we offer on Forex?

We offer competitive leverage rates which are determined by the Afterprime entity you register with.

What is the value of one Forex point?

One Forex point is normally = to 10 unit of base currency. For instance, one Forex point of USDCAD is = to 10 USD.

Is CFD trading risky?

CFD trading is extremely risky. Trading any leveraged product carries significant risk as you have the ability to open positions that are far larger than your account balance.

USDCAD Trading Strategies.

The Afterprime liquidity mix for the forex market has been specially designed to cater for all forex trading styles. Enjoy trading on USDCAD with fast speeds and low costs.

Scalpers

Low Costs

News Traders

STP Execution

HFTs

Execution From < 1ms

Expert Advisers

No restrictions

Swing traders

Low financing

Large Traders

Deep sweepable liquidity

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Risk Warning: CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 62% of retail investors' accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money. Please refer to our full Risk Disclosure Notice.

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