USDCHF on Friday rose 0.16% to 0.87005. Week ending 2023-07-28 rose 0.54%. What’s going on.
|Week 2023-07-28||0.54%||46.5 Pips|
Upcoming key events for the new week (London Time)
Mon 11:00 PM National Holiday
Tue 03:00 PM ISM Manufacturing PMI
Wed 01:15 PM ADP Non-Farm Employment Change
Thu 07:30 AM CPI Inflation Rate (12-mth)
Thu 01:30 PM Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims
Thu 03:00 PM ISM Services PMI
Fri 01:30 PM Average Hourly Earnings (12-mth)
Fri 01:30 PM Nonfarm Payroll Employment
What happened over the week
🇺🇸 U.S. UoM 5-year Consumer Inflation Expectation in July below forecast and dropped to 3% compared to previous figure 3.1% in June Source: University of Michigan
🇺🇸 U.S. Employment Cost Index in Q2 below forecast and dropped to 1% compared to previous figure 1.2% in Q1
🇺🇸 U.S. Personal Consumption Expenditures – Price Index (1-mth) in June exceed forecast and rose to 0.2% compared to previous figure 0.1% in May
🇨🇭 Switzerland Real Retail Trade (12-mth)| Jun in June exceed forecast and rose to 1.8% compared to previous figure -0.9, revised from -1.1% in May Source: Federal Statistical Office
🇺🇸 U.S. Pending Home Sales (1-mth) in June rose to 0.3% compared to previous figure -2.5% (revised from -2.7%)
🇺🇸 U.S. Core Personal Consumption Expenditures (3-mth) in Q2 preliminary estimate below forecast and dropped to 3.8% compared to previous figure 4.9% in Q1 Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis
🇺🇸 U.S. GDP Annualized in Q2 preliminary estimate exceed forecast and rose to 2.4% compared to previous figure 2% in Q1 Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis
🇺🇸 U.S. Durable Goods Orders in June exceed forecast and rose to 4.7% compared to previous figure 1.8, revised from 1.7% in May Source: Census Bureau
🇺🇸 In the week ending 22 July, U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims dropped to 221K compared to previous figure 228K Source: Department of Labor
🇺🇸 U.S. Fed Interest Rate Decision (Federal Funds Rate) rose to 5.5% compared to previous rate 5.25% Source: Federal Reserve
🇨🇭 Switzerland ZEW Survey – Expectations in July exceed forecast and dropped to -32.6 points compared to previous figure -30.8 points in June Source: ZEW
🇺🇸 U.S. Housing Price Index (1-mth) in May unchanged at 0.7% compared to previous report in April.
From X (Twitter)
The Swiss National Bank in Brief (18th edition, July 2023) https://t.co/j39StHe2he
— Swiss National Bank (@SNB_BNS) July 27, 2023
What can we expect from USDCHF for the new week and what happened on Friday?
USDCHF on Friday rose 0.16% to 0.87005. Price is above 9-Day EMA while Stochastic is rising. For the week ending 2023-07-28, the pair rose 0.54% or 46.5 pips higher.
Looking ahead on Monday, USDCHF looks bullish as the pair ended higher after Friday trading session.
As for the new week, our technical outlook looks bullish, immediate upside resistance level at 0.87739 (WR1) with break above could target 0.88473 (WR2). On the downside, we are looking at week low of 0.85523 as an important support. Break below this level could weaken the current bullish momentum. A break above 0.87365 would suggest bullish bias after recent positive movement.
For the month of July, USDCHF is down by -2.76% or -247.2 pips lower.
Weekly key levels to watch out:
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