Category Archive: 4.) FXStreet

CHF/JPY: Eyes on central banks and geopolitics

This week the BoJ will hold its regular policy meeting. Global uncertainty, linked to the trade war and Brexit, has strengthened the value of the Swiss franc and Yen. CHF/JPY is struggling to maintain the upside as the Yen picks up a safe haven bid, anchored on geopolitical developments following a textbook risk-off response in global financial markets following the strike on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities over the weekend.

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EUR/JPY rallies the hardest vs EUR/CHF as CHF/JPY spikes following ECB

EUR/JPY rallies hard following hawkish ECB cut and trade war optimism. EUR/JPY tracking positive sentiment in financial and commodity markets. While the trade war tensions seem to be easing, with stocks climbing and risk appetite returning in droves to financial and commodity markets, EUR/JPY is up 0.79% on the US session so far following what has been perceived as a hawkish rate cut from the European Central Bank earlier today.

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USD/CHF technical analysis: 0.9890 is the level to beat for sellers

USD/CHF fails to sustain the bounce off key support-confluence including 200-HMA and 38.2% Fibonacci retracement. A downside break highlights the 61.8% Fibonacci retracement level while 200-DMA caps the upside. Failures to sustain the bounce off 200-hour moving average (HMA) and 38.2% Fibonacci retracement of latest run-up drag the USD/CHF back to the key support-confluence while taking rounds to 0.9900 ahead of Friday’s European open.

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EUR/CHF technical analysis: Break out or fake out?

The cross needs to hold above the 1.0970s and beyond the 25th July swing lows. To the downside, a break back below the prior descending resistance will spell bad news for the bulls. EUR/CHF has been running higher of late, despite the onset of the European Central Bank - a possible buy the rumour sell the fact scenario as the less committed euro shorts are squeezed.

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USD/CHF technical analysis: Remains inside 4-day old triangle after Swiss unemployment rate

USD/CHF clings to 0.9890 after unemployment data. A four-day-old symmetrical triangle limits the pair’s near-term moves. 200-HMA adds to the support while 0.9920 limits the upside. USD/CHF remains largely unchanged after the headline job data as it trades near 0.9890 ahead of Monday’s European session open.

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USD/CHF bounces from trend-line support on trade news

US/Sino trade teams will consult in mid-September with a view for a meeting in Washington in early October. USD/CHF is currently trading 0.26% higher and bouning of trend-line support.

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USD/CHF Technical Analysis: The ongoing corrective slide challenges 200-hour SMA support, around mid-0.9800s

Extends overnight retracement slide from an ascending trend-channel resistance. A follow-through selling has the potential to drag the pair towards channel support. The USD/CHF pair remained under some selling pressure for the second consecutive session on Wednesday and retreated farther from over one-month tops set in the previous session.

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USD/CHF Technical Analysis: 61.8% Fibo, 0.9822/17 Confluence on Sellers’ Radar

USD/CHF extends declines on the break of one-week-old support-line (now resistance). Sellers look for key technical levels amid bearish signals from MACD. Following its break of immediate support-line, the USD/CHF pair remains on the back foot while taking rounds to 0.9870 amid Wednesday’s Asian session.

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USD/CHF technical analysis: Upside capped by 4-week old resistance-line

USD/CHF remains below near-term resistance-line forming part of immediate rising wedge bearish formation. 200-bar SMA, 50% Fibonacci retracement can question pair’s downside below 0.9857/54 confluence. USD/CHF fails to extend the latest upward trajectory as it trades near 0.9900 during Asian session on Monday.

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USD/CHF Technical Analysis: 0.9890/95 to challenge buyers

USD/CHF takes the bids near 38.2% Fibonacci retracement of April-August downpour. 200-day EMA, four-month-old falling trend-line acts as key upside resistance. Despite breaking 50-day exponential moving average (EMA), USD/CHF remains below key resistance confluence as it takes rounds to 0.9880 during Friday’s Asian session.

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USD/CHF Technical Analysis: 50-DMA holds the key to monthly trend-line resistance

USD/CHF again confronts 50-DMA while seeking a downward resistance-line since August 01. 23.6% of Fibonacci retracement can offer immediate support. Swiss ZEW Survey – Expectations in the spotlight. Sustained trading beyond 23.6% Fibonacci retracement of April-August declines enables USD/CHF to near the 50-day simple moving average (DMA) while taking the bids to 0.9820 during Wednesday’s Asian session.

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USD/CHF technical analysis: Manages to hold above 0.9800 handle, 200-hour SMA

The USD/CHF pair struggled to sustain above 61.8% Fibo. level of the 0.9879-0.9714 recent slump and seems to have stalled this week's recovery move from the 0.9700 neighbourhood. The intraday downtick remained cushioned near the 0.9800 handle, which coincides with 100/200-hour SMA confluence region and should act as a key pivotal point for intraday traders.

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USD/CHF: Value of CHF calls hits highest since March 2018

Risk reversals on Swiss Franc (CHF1MRR), a gauge of calls to puts, dropped to the lowest level in 17-months, indicating the investors are adding bets to position for a rise in the Swiss currency. The USD/CHF one-month 25 delta risk reversals fell to -1.41 – a level last seen in March 2018.

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USD/CHF technical analysis: 21-DMA exerts downside pressure

Following its U-turn from the 21-day simple moving average (DMA), USD/CHF confronts 23.6% Fibonacci retracement of April-August declines as it takes the bids to 0.9793 ahead of the European session on Wednesday.

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USD/CHF technical analysis: 50 percent Fibo. limits upside to 0.9835/37 resistance-confluence

USD/CHF seesaws near two-week high amid overbought RSI conditions. A confluence of six-day-old rising trend-line, 4H 200MA adds to the resistance. The USD/CHF pair’s one-week-old recovery seems to fade as the quote seesaws near 0.9814 during the Asian session on Tuesday.

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USD/CHF technical analysis: Heads to 0.9800/05 supply-zone amid bullish MACD

USD/CHF surges to seven-day high. Further upside to near-term key resistance-area expected based on the bullish technical indication. Carrying its early week's gradual recovery forward, USD/CHF rises to a week’s top while taking the bids to 0.9790 ahead of Friday’s European open.

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USD/CHF technical analysis: Greenback jumps and settles above 0.9726 as tariffs gets delayed

USD/CHF is trading off 2-month lows below the main daily simple moving averages (DSMAs). US equity markets are rising sharply as US tariffs are to be delayed to December 15. The news was perceived as risk-on, sending safe-haven CHF, JPY and gold down.

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USD/CHF technical analysis: Greenback under pressure below 0.9700 as sellers challenge June lows

CHF is up as Wall Street indices start the week in the red. The level to beat for bears are at the 0.9675 and 0.9660 levels.

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USD/CHF technical analysis: Greenback stable near 0.9755 as US stocks recover

The demand for the Swiss franc decreases as Wall Street indices are gaining strength. The level to beat for bulls are at 0.9790 and 0.9815 level.

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