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GBPCHF could hit 1.30!

GBPCHF could hit 1.30!

The pound to Swiss Franc rate could hit 1.30 very soon as the market gets closer to this important level of resistance that could easily break through in the coming weeks. The overall expectations for the pound to strengthen on the back of a strong UK election for the Conservatives remain, the Franc should weaken as we get some news of who is the next French President. I personally doubt that Marine Le Pen will win but we might see some problems and weakness from the situation that could strengthen the Franc. The uncertainty around the French election is seeing a stronger Franc which is

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GBP/CHF What to expect (Daniel Johnson)

GBP/CHF What to expect (Daniel Johnson)

Theresa May’s Snap Election announcement causes the Pound to rally Last week Theresa May called a snap General election due to take place on 8th June. Historically a snap election has caused the currency in question to weaken, however on this occasion Sterling strengthened. It was a shrewd move by May to call an election while the competition is so weak. A conservative government is seen as the safe bet for the UK economy and this caused a surge in investor confidence which in turn strengthened the pound. Trade Negotiations crucial to the value of the Pound Following the triggering of article 50 trade negotiations

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Euro gains on Swiss Franc as Swiss National Bank have a decision to make on rate cuts (Daniel Wright)

Euro gains on Swiss Franc as Swiss National Bank have a decision to make on rate cuts (Daniel Wright)

We have seen small gains made by the Euro against the Swiss Franc since the result of the first round of the Presidential elections in France, and indeed the Swiss Franc has generally weakened against most major currencies over the course of this week. The SNB (Swiss National Bank) have recently commented that they do have room to cut interest rates should they decide that they need to, which are currently sat at -0.75%. A lot now really depends on the next round of the French elections and should Marine Le Pen start to perform well and the Swiss Franc start to make gains once

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Will the Swiss Franc suffer now that the first round of voting in the French election is over? (Joseph Wright)

Will the Swiss Franc suffer now that the first round of voting in the French election is over? (Joseph Wright)

The Swiss Franc is in low demand today after the financial markets breathed a sigh of relief. Irrespective or our readers personal beliefs the markets were generally hoping for a more EU-friendly French Presidential candidate to come out on top of the first round of voting that took place this weekend. The far-right Eurosceptic candidate, Marine Le Pen will go through to the 2nd round but the likelihood of her winning now just sits at around 10%. Its the high possibility of Macron now going on to win that has bolstered the Euros value, and this same outlook has also created a sense of risk

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Best rates to buy Swiss Francs with pounds in 2017!

Best rates to buy Swiss Francs with pounds in 2017!

Despite some questionable economic data and worries over the Brexit the pound has risen to fresh highs against the Swiss Franc. The overall expectation for sterling

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Will Sterlings gains against the Swiss Franc be limited due to geopolitical issues boosting CHF? (Joseph Wright)

Will Sterlings gains against the Swiss Franc be limited due to geopolitical issues boosting CHF? (Joseph Wright)

The Pound has been on a strong run against the Swiss Franc in recent weeks, and over the past month alone Sterling is up by 2.66%

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What can we expect next for the GBPCHF?

What can we expect next for the GBPCHF?

GBPCHF rates have risen above 1.25 presenting a much-improved level for Swiss Franc buyers to take advantage of. I wrote recently about how the market is

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Swiss Franc Uncertainty on Syria Developments (James Lovick)

Swiss Franc Uncertainty on Syria Developments (James Lovick)

The Swiss Franc could be in for a particularly volatile with the recent developments in Syria and now North Korea. Both the Swiss Franc and US

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Pound to Swiss Franc exchange rate continue to rally (Joshua Privett)

Pound to Swiss Franc exchange rate continue to rally (Joshua Privett)

The Pound and the Swiss Franc have had a strange relationship since the missile strike by the US on a Syrian Government airbase last week. Pound

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GBPCHF remains at the better rates of 2017

GBPCHF remains at the better rates of 2017

The pound to Swiss Franc rate remains at some of the better levels of 2017 as the market shrugs off the UK triggering Article 50 and

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