Written By : ForexAbode.com || Sunday, 17 August 2014 04:54 GMT

USD/CHF Fundamental Analysis & Economic Strength Meter - August 17, 2014

The USD/CHF fundamental analysis is updated weekly. This is mainly derived from the recent major economic releases and news. The USD/CHF economic strength meter at the bottom shows the relative strength or weakness of the recent economic releases and news from the U.S. and Switzerland, which may affect the relative strength of the U.S. dollar versus Swiss franc.

USD/CHF - Recent economic releases

Economic Fundamentals from the U.S.A

USD: Monthly Budget Statement: USD -95 billion and though better than the expected -96 billion but quite poor as compared to the previous 71 billion US dollars.
USD: Retail Sales (MoM - July): 0.0%, negative as compared to the consensus as well as the previous 0.2%. Same with the retail sales ex-autos which was 0.1% against the previous month's 0.4%.
USD: Jobless Claims: Initial claims were 311K against the previous 290K. The continuing jobless claims also rose to 2.544 million from 2.519 million.
USD: Producer Price Index (YoY in July): 1.7%, negative as compared to the consensus (1.8%) as well as the previous 1.9%.
USD: Net TIC (Treasury International Capital) Flows: Total net TIC flows were USD -153.5 billion against the previous 33.1 billion. The net long term flows were USD -18.7 billion and hence quite less than the previous 18.6 billion.
USD: Industrial Production (MoM in June): 0.4%, better than the expected 0.3% but was same as the previous.
USD: Reuters/Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index (preliminary - August): 79.2, negative as compared to the consensus (82.5) as well as the previous 81.8.

Economic Fundamentals from Switzerland

CHF: Real Retail Sales (YoY): 3.4%, quite positive as compared to the consensus (0.3%) as well as the previous -0.5%.
CHF: ZEW Survey - Expectations: 2.5, quite positive as compared to the consensus (-1.0) as well as the previous 0.1.
CHF: Producer and Import Prices (YoY): -0.8%, same as the previous month's change and slightly better than the consensus for -0.9%.

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USD/CHF fundamental outlook - Economic strength meter - August 17 2014

USD/CHF fundamental outlook based of recent economic releases

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