Technical analysis of USD/CHF for August 24, 2017



  • The USD/CHF pair is still trading upwards from 0.9639. The bias remains bullish in the nearest term testing 0.9763 or 0.9800. The market has been trading around the area of 0.9639. The pair rose from the levels of 0.9639 and 0.9600 (these levels coincide with the ratios of 61.8% Fibonacci retracement and 50%) to a top around 0.9733. The first support level is seen at 0.9639 followed by 0.9600, while daily resistance 1 is seen at 0.9763. The USD/CHF pair is still moving between the levels of 0.9693 and 0.9763 in coming hours. On the one-hour chart, the immediate resistance is seen at 0.9763 which coincides with the double top. Currently, the price is moving in a bullish channel. This is confirmed by the RSI indicator signaling that we are still in a bullish trending market. The price is still above the moving average (100). Therefore, if the trend is able to break through the first resistance level of 0.9763, we should see the pair climbing towards the second daily resistance at 0.9800 to test it. However, it would also be wise to consider where to place stop loss; this should be set below the last support 0.9600. The trend is still calling for a strong bullish market as long as the trend is still above the level of 0.9639.
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