USD/CHF consolidates daily gains below 0.9900 mark


  • Positive risk sentiment weighs on safe havens on Monday.
  • US Dollar Index edges higher toward the 97.50 handle.
  • The 10-year US Treasury bond yield adds nearly 3.5%.

The USD/CHF pair, which lost more than 80 pips last week, gained traction on Monday as the upbeat market mood made it tough for the CHF to find demand. After reaching a daily high of 0.9890 in the European morning, the pair has gone into a consolidation phase and was last seen trading at 0.9877, up 0.23% on a daily basis.

Focus shifts to US-China trade developments

Several headlines suggesting that the United States and China are closing in on concluding the phase-one of the trade deal provided a boost to the market sentiment at the start of the week. Reflecting the upbeat atmosphere, the 10-year US Treasury bond yield is up 3.4% on a daily basis.

Meanwhile, the US Dollar Index is making a technical correction after closing the previous week in the negative territory pressured by disappointing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data releases and the Federal Reserve's neutral/dovish policy outlook. At the moment, the index is adding 0.25% on the day at 97.37.

During the early trading hours of the Asian session, Caixin Services PMI data from China will be watched closely by the market participants as a stronger-than-expected reading could ease concerns over an economic slowdown in China and allow risk-on flows to continue to dominate the markets.

Technical levels to consider

USD/CHF

Overview
Today last price 0.988
Today Daily Change 0.0023
Today Daily Change % 0.23
Today daily open 0.9857
 
Trends
Daily SMA20 0.9921
Daily SMA50 0.991
Daily SMA100 0.9872
Daily SMA200 0.9955
 
Levels
Previous Daily High 0.9895
Previous Daily Low 0.985
Previous Weekly High 0.997
Previous Weekly Low 0.985
Previous Monthly High 1.0028
Previous Monthly Low 0.9837
Daily Fibonacci 38.2% 0.9867
Daily Fibonacci 61.8% 0.9878
Daily Pivot Point S1 0.984
Daily Pivot Point S2 0.9822
Daily Pivot Point S3 0.9794
Daily Pivot Point R1 0.9885
Daily Pivot Point R2 0.9912
Daily Pivot Point R3 0.993

 

 

Information on these pages contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Markets and instruments profiled on this page are for informational purposes only and should not in any way come across as a recommendation to buy or sell in these assets. You should do your own thorough research before making any investment decisions. FXStreet does not in any way guarantee that this information is free from mistakes, errors, or material misstatements. It also does not guarantee that this information is of a timely nature. Investing in Open Markets involves a great deal of risk, including the loss of all or a portion of your investment, as well as emotional distress. All risks, losses and costs associated with investing, including total loss of principal, are your responsibility.

Feed news

Latest Forex News

Editors’ Picks

GBP/USD consolidates losses below 1.3150 amid a tighter election poll

GBP/USD is trading below 1.3150, consolidating its losses after YouGov's MRP poll showed a tighter Conservative majority ahead of the UK elections on Thursday. Trade headlines and the Fed decision are also awaited.

GBP/USD News

EUR/USD remains pressured below 1.11 amid trade uncertainty, ahead of the Fed

EUR/USD is trading below 1.11, consolidating its gains. Uncertainty about the planned US tariffs on China looms and tension is mounting ahead of US inflation and the all-important Fed decision.

EUR/USD News

Forex Today: Boris gets a blow from big poll, tariff threat looms, focus on the Fed

President Donald Trump has yet to decide on the December 15 tariffs, according to the Wall Street Journal. On the other hand, the paper says that negotiators are laying the groundwork for a deal.

Read more

Gold stalls two-day winning streak on the Fed day, trade jitters continue

Gold prices register a mild loss of -0.05% while hovering below $ 1465 on Wednesday. The yellow metal seems to have lacked buying interest ahead of the key monetary policy meeting by the US Federal Reserve (Fed).

Gold News

USD/JPY: 200-hour EMA questions immediate rising trend-channel

USD/JPY recently took a U-turn from 200-hour Exponential Moving Average (EMA). Even so, it stays well within the two-day-old rising trend-channel formation. The pair trades around 108.75 at the press time on Wednesday.

USD/JPY News

Forex MAJORS

Cryptocurrencies

Signatures