Technical Overview of EUR/USD, USD/CAD and USD/CHF Currency Pairs

EURUSD

EUR USD

The EUR traded lower against the USD and closed at 1.1405.

Despite macroeconomic data released this Tuesday favored an advance in EUR/USD the pair ends the day with losses at pre-FOMC levels. 1.1315 at sight should the 1.1400 figure gives up.

The Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Crude Oil Stocks Change Indicator is published weekly. It measures the number of barrels of commercial crude oil held by US companies. It is one of the indicators affecting world oil prices.

Growing crude oil stocks indicate a weaker demand for oil and can have a negative impact on the oil barrel price.

According to the Analysis, The pair is expected to find support at 1.13907, and a fall through could take it to the next support level of 1.13767. The pair is expected to find its first resistance at 1.14293, and a rise through could take it to the next resistance level of 1.14539.

Previous Day range was 38.6 and Current Day Range is 13.

USD CAD

USDCAD

The USD traded higher against the CAD and closed at 1.1325.

The USD/CAD pair trades little changed around 1.3130 on early Wednesday. The pair has strong resistance confluence near 1.3205-1.3210 that includes 100-day simple moving average (SMA) and a month old descending trend-line.

Canada Ivey Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) shows economic activity in the past month calculated by the Ivey School of Business.

The indicator is calculated based on a survey of purchasing managers in the private and public sector companies. The survey involves representatives of 175 companies selected in view of their field of activity and geographical location. Respondents answer questions about whether purchases, employment, supplies and prices in their sector have become better, worse or has not changed over the reported month.

Survey results are seasonally adjusted.

A reading above 50 indicates that the economic activity is expanding, a reading below 50 suggests the economy is in contraction. The index growth can have a positive effect on CAD quotes.

The pair is expected to find support at 1.31002, and a fall through could take it to the next support level of 1.30757. The pair is expected to find its first resistance at 1.31511, and a rise through could take it to the next resistance level of 1.31755.

USD CAD previous Day range was 50.9 and Current Day Range is 26.1.

USD CHF

USDCHF

The USD traded bit higher against CHF and closed at 0.9995.

US Dollar Index struggles to break above 96.

10-year T-bond yield erases gains to weigh on the greenback.

Coming up: ISM and Markit non-manufacturing PMI data from the U.S.

According to the analysis, pair is expected to find support at 0.99706, and a fall through could take it to the next support level of 0.99464. The pair is expected to find its first resistance at 1.00198, and a rise through could take it to the next resistance level of 1.00448.

USD CHF previous day range was 49.2 and current day range is 16.9.