For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, USD rose 1.11% against the CHF and closed at 0.9697.
In the US, applications for initial jobless benefits fell more-than-expected to 374,000 for the week ended June 30. Economist had expected jobless claims to fell slightly to 385,000.
In the Asian session, at GMT0300, the pair is trading at 0.9702, with the USD trading 0.05% higher from yesterday’s close.
The pair is expected to find support at 0.9618, and a fall through could take it to the next support level of 0.9534. The pair is expected to find its first resistance at 0.9751, and a rise through could take it to the next resistance level of 0.9800.
Trading trends in the pair today are expected to be determined by the release of consumer price index (CPI) in Switzerland.
The currency pair is trading above its 20 Hr and 50 Hr moving averages.