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Forex: USD/CHF takes a breather

FXstreet.com (Córdoba) - The US dollar is taking a breather, consolidating its recent gains versus the franc, after reaching an 8-month peak of 0.9588 during the European session.

USD/CHF rallied over 230 pips within the last sessions as the greenback soared across the board, and it is currently trading around 0.9565, where it records a 0.9% daily gain.

In terms of technical levels, the Mataf.net analyst team locates next resistance levels at 0.9590, 0.9610 and 0.9650, while they see supports at 0.9535, 0.9465 and 0.9405.

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The AUD/USD has weakened broadly against the US Friday, having been driven down to parity during the American session. In recent minutes, the movement finally culminated with a drop down to the 0.9987 level (session low), however in these moments the cross is testing parity.
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