EUR/CHF closer to 1.0500, critical level for the SNB


  • Euro drops against Swiss franc, trades at lowest since 2015.
  • EUR/CHF near 1.0500, level analysts consider the SNB is defending.

The EUR/CHF is falling modestly on Thursday, but it moved closer to a critical area: 1.0500. The pair stands at 1.0504, the lowest intraday level since July 2015.

Intervention from the Swiss National Bank is probably happening. The central bank wants to curb franc’s appreciation. The demand for the currency strengthened during the coronavirus pandemic, and the SNB likely has been acting in the markets at a level not seen since 2015.

Many analysts see the EUR/CHF falling below 1.0500 and dropping toward the parity level, while others consider the SNB will continue to defend that area.

Risk aversion and more easing from the European Central Bank continue to weigh on the pair. A break under 1.0500 could trigger stop losses and volatility, probably not at extreme levels like what happened back in January 2015 when the central bank abandoned the 1.20 floor.

Technical levels

EUR/CHF

Overview
Today last price 1.0506
Today Daily Change -0.0011
Today Daily Change % -0.10
Today daily open 1.0517
 
Trends
Daily SMA20 1.0535
Daily SMA50 1.056
Daily SMA100 1.0642
Daily SMA200 1.0789
 
Levels
Previous Daily High 1.0532
Previous Daily Low 1.0515
Previous Weekly High 1.0563
Previous Weekly Low 1.0518
Previous Monthly High 1.0612
Previous Monthly Low 1.0508
Daily Fibonacci 38.2% 1.0526
Daily Fibonacci 61.8% 1.0521
Daily Pivot Point S1 1.051
Daily Pivot Point S2 1.0504
Daily Pivot Point S3 1.0493
Daily Pivot Point R1 1.0528
Daily Pivot Point R2 1.0539
Daily Pivot Point R3 1.0546

 

 

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