07, March 2016

USD/CHF (a 4 hour chart)

USD/CHF (a 4 hour chart)

General overview

The growth of the Swiss economy in Q4 exceeded forecasts due to internal costs. Consequently, the country managed to overcome the consequences of export volume decrease as a result of the franc increased. Swiss GDP grew by 0.4% after a decline of 0.1% in the third quarter. This result was the highest for the year, and exceeded economists’ forecasts who had expected an increase of 0.2%.

The first support lies at 0.9850 and then at 0.9750. The first resistance stands at 0.9960, the next one is at 1.0100.

There is a non-confirmed and a weak sell signal. The price is under the Ichimoku Cloud and it is under the Chinkou Span. The Tenkan-sen shows a horizontal movement and the Kijun-sen shows a downward movement forming a “Dead Cross”. The downward movement will be until the price is under the Cloud.

The MACD indicator is in a neutral territory. The price is decreasing.

Trading recommendations

We advise to long with the first target - 0.9960. When the pair consolidates above the first target, we can open deals to the level of 1.0100.