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GBP/CHF: Large seller emerges in early London

It’s been all about the crosses today and after the JPY crosses got smashed in the 2nd half of the Asian session, I guess its no surprise to see […]

By |October 23rd, 2013 5:45pm (rd132310UTC13 UTC4510UTC)|Chatroom, fxww, Others|0 Comments

EUR/CHF: Recent lows holding for now near 1.2215

  • June lows at 1.2215 hold for now (see chart);
  • Political turmoil in the US and Italy are heaping on ‘risk-aversion’ pressure;
  • PBs report that their clients are mainly long […]
By |September 30th, 2013 8:06am (th13309UTC13 UTC0609UTC)|Flows and Orders, fxww, Others, Technical Analysis|0 Comments

CHF/JPY big mover over the last 24 hours

Macro funds started dumping USD/CHF immediately after yesterday’s FOMC and this heavy supply hasn’t really let up since. JPY bears have returned in force with risk-on the obvious mantra. […]

By |September 20th, 2013 7:02am (th13209UTC13 UTC0209UTC)|fxww, JPY crosses, Others|4 Comments

USD/CHF: Macro-fund stops targeted below .9130

EUR/CHF has fallen since the Fed no-taper decision which doesn’t seem to make a whole lot of sense but it’s all about where the stop-loss orders are. One of […]

By |September 19th, 2013 6:37am (th13199UTC13 UTC3709UTC)|Flows and Orders, fxww, Others|2 Comments

TRY hits fresh lows against the USD

USD/TRY has hit fresh highs near 2.0060 which might spark further risk aversion amongst the major pairs. AUD/JPY bore the brunt in Asia but maybe we see some action […]

By |August 27th, 2013 2:57pm (th13278UTC13 UTC5708UTC)|fxww, JPY crosses, Others|0 Comments

European currencies range-bound in Asia: USD/CHF squeezing shorts

  • USD/CHF has been a significant mover over the last few days and the short squeeze could pick up momentum above .9400 (see chart).
  • Cable is retracing […]
By |August 14th, 2013 9:27am (th13148UTC13 UTC2708UTC)|EUR/USD, fxww, GBP crosses, Others, Technical Analysis, Trade Ideas|4 Comments

EUR/CHF: Big Swiss players noted sellers overnight

EUR/CHF seems destined to grind the bulls into submission again and it looks as if some of the bigger players took advantage of still-reasonable liquidity to get out of […]

By |August 6th, 2013 10:14am (th13068UTC13 UTC1408UTC)|Flows and Orders, fxww, Others|0 Comments

Care is warranted on JPY and CHF crosses

We are witnessing some hefty positional liquidation across the so-called ‘risk’ pairs and I think those who’ve been trying to buy EUR/CHF or GBP/JPY or the like will need […]

By |July 29th, 2013 3:57pm (th13297UTC13 UTC5707UTC)|JPY crosses, Others, Trade Ideas|1 Comment

EUR/CHF: Chopping my longs for tiny loss as risk-aversion returns

I’m giving up on this pair yet again and taking my 20 pip loss. I bought a small position last week at 1.2375 but the rally in Gold and […]

By |July 22nd, 2013 2:09pm (nd13227UTC13 UTC0907UTC)|fxww, JPY crosses, Others, Trade Ideas|0 Comments

EUR/CHF: Nice risk-reward in going long at present levels

Just going through the charts and I found this nice risk-reward trade in EUR/CHF (see chart). The trend looks reasonably constructive and the most recent rally from […]

By |July 15th, 2013 5:13pm (th13157UTC13 UTC1307UTC)|EUR crosses, fxww, Others, Technical Analysis, Trade Ideas|2 Comments

Wild moves on the crosses and more to come

  • The AUD was the first mover, recovering after poor domestic business conditions data and taking out stops in AUD/JPY above 92.50. The market has closed above this […]
By |July 10th, 2013 7:27am (th13107UTC13 UTC2707UTC)|AUD,NZD, EUR crosses, fxww, GBP crosses, JPY crosses, Others|3 Comments

EUR/CHF: European hedge funds buying again in early trade

Exactly the same as yesterday, Swiss-based hedge funds have been buying the cross in early trade. Not sure what they know if anything, but best not bet against the […]

By |July 9th, 2013 4:30pm (th13097UTC13 UTC3007UTC)|Flows and Orders, fxww, Others|2 Comments

EUR/CHF bulls starting to return

We have all read this story before and it certainly makes plenty of sense, but the trouble is that so many times we’ve had the false promise of a […]

By |July 8th, 2013 6:31pm (th13087UTC13 UTC3107UTC)|fxww, Others|0 Comments

NZD/CHF: Looks like a bullish technical set-up

Definitely not a pair that I pay a lot of attention to but my brief analysis below on the Yen crosses concluded that AUD/JPY looks bullish but CHF/JPY looks […]

By |June 24th, 2013 3:45pm (th13246UTC13 UTC4506UTC)|AUD,NZD, fxww, JPY crosses, Others, Technical Analysis, Trade Ideas|2 Comments

JPY crosses still likely to provide most market leads

I’m presuming that we don’t get any major economic or political statements out of the EZ, and if we don’t then the Yen crosses look like the most likely […]

By |June 24th, 2013 3:32pm (th13246UTC13 UTC3206UTC)|AUD,NZD, fxww, JPY crosses, Others, Technical Analysis, Trade Ideas|0 Comments

How to trade the FOMC event

I know that my view is not shared by everyone, but with the Fed likely to implement some QE tapering, or at least more strongly telegraph it (

By |June 19th, 2013 5:21pm (th13196UTC13 UTC2106UTC)|AUD,NZD, fxww, GBP crosses, JPY crosses, Others, Trade Ideas|8 Comments

EUR/CHF: Headed back towards buy zone, or?

I know I was all bulled up on USD/CHF a few weeks ago but at least I can say in my defence that I sensed the error of my […]

By |June 13th, 2013 2:36pm (th13136UTC13 UTC3606UTC)|fxww, Others, Trade Ideas|5 Comments

USD/CHF: Looking to book profits on any intraday rallies and then re-buy on dips

I’m not expecting any massive moves higher in USD/CHF but the set-up on the 2-hr chart looks moderately promising and this morning’s long position looks […]

By |June 12th, 2013 5:03pm (th13126UTC13 UTC0306UTC)|fxww, Others, Technical Analysis, Trade Ideas|0 Comments