The Swiss franc appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the greenback tested bids around the CHF 1.0835 level and was capped around the CHF 1.0915 level. Technically, today’s intraday high was right around the 50% retracement of the move from CHF 1.0725 to CHF 1.1105. Data released today saw the UBS January private consumption index improve to 2.19 from 2.18 in December. U.S. dollar offers are cited around the CHF 1.1155 level. The euro and British pound weakened vis-à-vis the Swiss franc as the crosses tested bids around the CHF 1.6120 and CHF 2.1375 levels, respectively.