USD/CHF: Under pressure
USD/CHF continues to range-trade. CHF sentiment boosted after Swiss January ZEW-Credit Suisse economic expectations index improved sharply to –6.9 in January from –15.5 in December. But USD/CHF downside is limited by CHF-funded carry trades amid positive investor risk sentiment. Daily chart is mixed as MACD bullish, but stochastic is falling from overbought; inside-day-range pattern was completed on Wednesday.
Sell below 0.9345 with targets at 0.927 and 0.921 in extension.
S1 – 0.9275-0.9272 (Wednesday’s low-Tuesday’s low)
S2 – 0.9208 (Jan. 15 low)
S3 – 0.916
Buy above 0.9345. Above 0.9345 look for further upside with 0.939 and 0.941 as targets.
R1 – 0.9389 (Friday’s high)
R2 – 0.941
R3 – 0.9434 (200-day moving average)
The RSI has just broken below a rising trendline.
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