Tag Archive: USD/CHF

USD/CHF Price Analysis: MACD turns bearish for the first time in a week

USD/CHF extends recovery gains from the two-day low. Sellers await a downside break of 23.6% Fibonacci retracement. A monthly trend line will keep buyers away. USD/CHF takes rounds to 0.9683 during the pre-European session on Thursday. In doing so, the pair bounces off Tuesday’s low. However, the pair still remains below the monthly resistance line while the MACD flashes the bearish signals for the first time in a week, which in turn portrays the...

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USD/CHF Price Analysis: 21-day SMA, seven-week-old falling trendline question buyers

USD/CHF registers five-day winning streak, rises to a one-week high. A downside break of 0.9644 can refresh monthly lows. 38.2% Fibonacci retracement could lure buyers during further upside. USD/CHF takes the bids to 0.9700, following the intra-day high of 0.9702, while heading into the European session on Wednesday.

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FX Daily, January 17: China and the UK Surprise in Opposite Directions

Overview:  Helped by new record highs in the US, global stocks are moving higher today. Nearly all the markets in the Asia Pacific region advanced and the seventh consecutive weekly rally is the longest in a couple of years. Europe's Dow Jones Stoxx 600 is at new record highs and appears set to take a four-day streak into next week. US shares are trading firmly.

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USD/CHF Price Analysis: Buyers look for entry beyond 0.9650/55

USD/CHF holds onto recovery gains from a 16-month low. 200-hour SMA will please buyers during a sustained breakout. Bears may aim for September 2018 low following the downside break of the recent bottom. USD/CHF confronts a one-week-old falling trend line resistance while trading around 0.9650 during early Friday. The pair recently ticked up to 0.9654 but failed to extend the rise.

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USD/CHF Technical Analysis: Heavy inside monthly rising trend-channel, 0.9700 in focus

USD/CHF stays below the five-week-old falling trend line, 23.6% Fibonacci retracement. Bearish MACD increases the odds of the pair’s declines. Channel’s resistance, 50% Fibonacci retracement will question buyers during the recovery. USD/CHF registers modest changes while taking rounds to 0.9730 ahead of the European session on Monday.

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USD/CHF Technical Analysis: Weak below six-week-old falling trendline

USD/CHF recovers amid the recent risk reset. 200-bar SMA adds to the upside barrier, 2019 low holds the key to further declines. USD/CHF bounces off the intra-day low of 0.9665 to 0.9702 while heading into the European session on Wednesday. The pair benefits from the absence of immediate US-Iran war after Tehran hit US bases in Iraq.

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USD/CHF stalls three-day winning streak amid broad USD pullback

USD/CHF fails to hold onto recovery gains from multi-month lows. Doubts over Iran/Iraq’s capacity to retaliate the US might have shuffled the risk tone. Comments from the NY Fed, GT headlines add to the greenback’s weakness. USD/CHF refrains from extending the recent recovery while trading around 0.9700 during the pre-European session on Monday.

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USD/CHF Technical Analysis: Eyes on short-term rising trendline after US strikes in Baghdad

USD/CHF drops after the news broke that the key members of Iran have been killed in by the US attack near Baghdad airport. 200-hour EMA, resistance line of immediate rising channel guard adjacent upside. December month low adds to the support. USD/CHF declines to 0.9700 during the early Friday’s trading.

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USD/CHF Technical Analysis: Further recovery likely amid sustained break of 10-DMA

USD/CHF stays above 10-DMA for the first time in three weeks. 50% Fibonacci retracement can guard immediate upside ahead of 0.9885/90 resistance confluence. A downside break below 61.8% Fibonacci retracement can recall monthly low. Following its break of 10-Day Simple Moving Average (DMA) on Friday, USD/CHF trades around 0.9830 during early Monday.

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USD/CHF Technical Analysis: Falling wedge on 4H, oversold RSI check further declines

USD/CHF trades near the multi-month low. A Bullish technical formation, oversold RSI conditions stop sellers. The further downside can look towards late-August month low. USD/CHF seesaws around 0.9800 during the pre-European session on Thursday. The pair forms a bullish technical pattern on the four-hour (4H) chart. Also supporting the hopeful buyers is oversold conditions of 14-bar Relative Strength Index (RSI).

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FX Daily, December 12: Enguard Lagarde

With the FOMC meeting delivered no surprises, attention turns to the ECB meeting as the UK go to the polls. Lagarde will hold her first press conference as ECB president today, and it will naturally command attention. Equities are advancing today, and tech appears to be leading the way. In Asia Pacific, Taiwan and South Korea rallied more than 1%, while the Hang Seng gapped higher to almost its best level in three weeks.

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FX Daily, December 11: Sterling Holds Firm Despite Tighter Poll

Overview: The capital markets continue to tread water as investors await this week's key events. The first, the FOMC meeting concludes later today. Tomorrow features the UK election, where the race appears to have tightened, and Lagarde's first ECB meeting at the helm. Global equities continue consolidating the recent gains. Asia Pacific equity markets were mostly higher.

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FX Daily, December 6: And Now for the Employment Report

Overview:  Asia Pacific equities closed higher today, with India being a notable exception.  Hong Kong and South Korea led with 1% rallies.  For the week, the MSCI index for the region advanced to snap a three-week decline.  European and US bourses have not fared as well.  The Dow Jones Stoxx 600 is paring this week's losses, but it is still off around 0.9% through the European morning session. 

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USD/CHF Technical Analysis: 38.2 percent Fibonacci, 200-DMA doubt pullback from monthly low

USD/CHF recovers from four weeks’ low. 50% Fibonacci retracement level, October bottom restrict further downside. 200-DMA breakout will again highlight 1.0000 psychological magnet. USD/CHF seesaws around 0.9873 while heading into the European session on Wednesday. The quote dropped to the lowest since early November on Tuesday but pulls back off-late.

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FX Daily, December 2: PMIs Provide Latest Fuel for Equity Markets

Mostly better than expected manufacturing PMI readings for December, including in China, is providing the latest incentive for equity market bulls. Led by the Nikkei, which was aided by a weaker yen major equity markets in Asia Pacific rallied and recouped most of the nearly 1% loss before the weekend. Europe's Dow Jones Stoxx 600 is also shrugging off the pre-weekend loss and to challenge the multiyear high recorded last week.

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USD/CHF Technical Analysis: Sellers focused on spinning top near multi-week high

USD/CHF declines after registering a bearish candlestick formation the previous day. Buyers look for sustained trading beyond 1.0000 psychological magnet. 200-day SMA can please sellers during further downside. USD/CHF drops to 0.9985 during the early trading session on Friday.

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FX Daily, November 27: In Search of New Incentives

Overview: The global capital markets are subdued. There have been few developments to induce activity. Even President Trump's claims that the talks with China are in the "final throes" failed to excite. Equities are extending their advance. Bonds are little changed, and the dollar is mostly firmer. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index and Europe's Dow Jones Stoxx 600 advanced for the fourth consecutive session.

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USD/CHF holds on to recovery gains ahead of Swiss ZEW numbers

USD/CHF takes the bids around monthly high. Optimism surrounding the US-China trade deal, global economy confront nearness to data. The US data, trade/political headlines could drive markets afterward. USD/CHF respects the previous day’s Doji formation, coupled with upbeat fundamentals, while taking the bids to 0.9980 ahead of Wednesday’s European session.

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FX Daily, November 26: Some Are More Equal Than Others

Overview: Neither optimistic comments from Federal Reserve Chairman, that the economic glass is more than half full, nor a seemingly positive spin on the weekend fall calendar between Chinese and US officials have succeeded in deterring some profit-taking today.

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USD/CHF Technical Analysis: 61.8 percent Fibo. on seller’s radar

USD/CHF declines from the highest in nearly six weeks. 61.8% of Fibonacci retracement acts as immediate support. Monthly trend line resistance limits nearby upside. USD/CHF takes U-turn from one-month-old resistance line while trading around 0.9965 amid the initial trading session on Tuesday.

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