Fundamental Analysis of USDCHF for January 5, 2018

USD/CHF has been quite volatile and corrective recently after breaking below the 0.9775 support level with a daily close. USD has been quite positive with the economic reports this week ahead of the NFP, Average Hourly Earnings and Unemployment Rate reports to be published today. This week CHF has been quite positive with the economic reports as well which includes Manufacturing PMI report publish with a slight increase to 65.2 from the previous figure of 65.1, which was expected to decrease to 64.6. On the other hand, today USD Average Hourly Earnings report is going to be published, which is expected to increase to 0.3% from the previous value of 0.2%; Non-Farm Employment Change is expected to decrease to 190k from the previous figure of 228k; Unemployment Rate is expected to be unchanged at 4.1%; and ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI is expected to have a slight increase to 57.6 from the previous figure of 57.4. Along with these high-impact economic reports, today USD Trade Balance report is going to be published which is expected to publish with a greater deficit of -49.7B from the previous negative figure of -48.7B; Factory Orders are expected to show a significant increase to 1.1% from the previous negative value of -0.1%; and FOMC Member Mester is going to speak today about the upcoming economic and monetary policies which is expected to be neutral in nature. As of the current scenario, the economic reports of USD are forecasted to be quite mixed in nature, but as of the recent ADP Employment reports, today's high-impact economic reports are expected to be positive as well. If the economic reports publish with a better than expected value, then USD is expected to gain impulsive momentum and dominate CHF in the coming days.

Now let us look at the technical view. The price is currently residing below the resistance area of 0.9775 to 0.9830. The price is currently struggling to close above the 0.9775 level which was recently broken by the price as support. The price is expected to reach towards the 0.9830 resistance level and if we see a daily close above the level, we will be looking forward to buy with further target towards the 1.01 resistance in the future. As the price remains above the 0.97 support area, the bullish bias is expected to continue further.

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