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Will Theresa May’s speech benefit the Pound vs the Swiss Franc? (Tom Holian)

Will Theresa May’s speech benefit the Pound vs the Swiss Franc? (Tom Holian)

The Pound has continued to remain above 1.30 on the Interbank level at the time of writing even though Sterling has started to drop off from its recent strong levels against the Swiss Franc. Sterling exchange rates have remained in a relatively tight range during the course of this week as it appears as though investors are adopting a ‘wait and see’ approach’ when it comes to seeing what Prime Minister Theresa May will say at her speech on Friday. May will be outlining the UK’s vision for the transitional period which will take place between March 2019 and December 2020. Following a meeting with

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Where next for GBPCHF exchange rates?

Where next for GBPCHF exchange rates?

The pound has risen back over 1.30 against the Swiss Franc as investors feel a softer Brexit is more likely. The pound has been a large driver on the Franc lately as investors look for clue on Brexit and what might happen next, principally what kind of trade deal the UK will ultimately end up with. The Franc remains historically very strong against the pound but may well weaken further as global events and risk sentiment remove the need for investors to be holding Francs. The Franc is a safe haven currency which means it will strengthen in times of uncertainty as investors shift funds

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Sterling starts the week strongly, will GBP/CHF remain above 1.30 throughout 2018? (Joseph Wright)

Sterling starts the week strongly, will GBP/CHF remain above 1.30 throughout 2018? (Joseph Wright)

The Pound has begun the week in strong fashion after gaining against the majority of major currency pairs pairs today and gaining on CHF by around half a percent. Much of its strong start is being attributed to comments from the Bank of England’s Deputy Governor, Sir. David Ramsden that were made over the weekend. In a Sunday Times article he mentioned that interest rates may need to rise faster than it was previously assumed, which the 3% inflation level putting pressure on the economy. He was also hawkish regarding the UK economy in the first half of this year, and said that he doesn’t

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Will Sterling improve against the Swiss Franc in March? (Tom Holian)

Will Sterling improve against the Swiss Franc in March? (Tom Holian)

The Pound has showed signs of improvement recently against the Swiss Franc after the tone surrounding Brexit appears to be softening. The discussions yesterday at Chequers appear to have gone well and this has given the Pound a boost against all major currencies including vs the Swiss Franc. Indeed, there are a number of reasons why the Pound has made gains since the start of the year. Firstly, with inflation continuing to be on the increase and constantly remaining above the government’s target the Bank of England appear to be backed into a corner which is why we saw a rate hike towards the end

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Swiss economic data coming up next week

Swiss economic data coming up next week

Following a reasonably quiet week so far for the Swiss Franc we have plenty more for investors and speculators alike to get their teeth into next

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GBP CHF Moves Higher above 1.30

GBP CHF Moves Higher above 1.30

GBP CHF rates have moved higher today but with rates pushing back over 1.30 for the pair. The pound has been boosted today following a report

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GBP CHF Rates Under Pressure Before Theresa May Speech on Saturday

GBP CHF Rates Under Pressure Before Theresa May Speech on Saturday

The Swiss Franc has found continued support this week after the markets continue to monitor developments from the financial market volatility seen at the beginning of

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Will next week bring change for the GBP to CHF pair? (Joseph Wright)

Will next week bring change for the GBP to CHF pair? (Joseph Wright)

Sterling has been struggling for direction over the past week, after a number of mixed signals have resulted in a directionless Pound. It’s been trading within

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GBPCHF forecast

GBPCHF forecast

Over the last 4 weeks GBPCHF exchange rates have been falling. Over the last 4 weeks GBPCHF has been as high as 1.3485, however at present

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What will happen next on the Swiss Franc to pound exchange rate?

What will happen next on the Swiss Franc to pound exchange rate?

The pound to Swiss Franc exchange rate has been tracking a very uncertain range with a number of conflicting factors pushing the rates in different directions.

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