13, January 2015

USD/CHF (a 4-hour chart)

USD/CHF (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

The franc continues to become cheaper after the euro. Despite the slight correction the dollar keeps a positive attitude against the European currencies after the data publication, indicating the US labor market recovery continuation that in turn increases the likelihood of the Fed raising interest rates in the short term.

The price is finding the first support at 1.0100, the next one is at 1.0030. The price is finding the first resistance at 1.0200, the next one is at 1.0270.

There is a confirmed and a strong buy signal. The price is above the Cloud and it is above the Chinkou Span. The Tenkan-sen and the Kijun-sen show a horizontal movement. The upward movement will be until the price is above the Cloud.

The MACD indicator is in a positive territory. The price is correcting.

Trading recommendations

We advise to long with the first target – 1.0200. When the pair consolidates above the first target, we can open deals to the level of 1.0270.