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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 a pretty straightforward range against most major currency pairs recently, and after positive comments from the Bank of England regarding monetary policy last week. Interest rate hikes from the Bank of England this year were looking a lot more likely after the governor of the BoE, Mark Carney last week stated that the BoE may need to begin raising rates much sooner than expected after an unexpected pick up in the global economy coupled with high inflation levels in

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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 GBPCHF sits at 1.2985. To put this into monetary value for clients purchasing 200,000 Swiss francs today compared to the highs experience last month they are now paying an additional £5,700. The pound has lost value in recent weeks due to the change in sentiment surrounding Brexit. Head EU negotiator Michel Barnier announced that the transitional talks are not going to plan, and if this continues there wont be a transition and the UK will leave the EU with

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CHF Forecast – A Volatile Day for GBP/CHF Exchange Rates (Matthew Vassallo)

CHF Forecast – A Volatile Day for GBP/CHF Exchange Rates (Matthew Vassallo)

It’s been a volatile day for GBP/CHF exchange rates, with over a two cent from high to low. Sterling found plenty of support following the Bank of England’s interest rate decision and monetary policy statement this morning. As expected the central bank kept rates on hold at 0.5% and whilst there was no change in the current stimulus programme, it was governor Mark Carney’s speech that caused the markets to react. Carney was far more bullish than many anticipated and said that the central bank would look to raise interest rates to counter rising inflation levels, if they continue to rise. He also mentioned that

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Bank of England to influence GBPCHF exchange rates

Bank of England to influence GBPCHF exchange rates

Tomorrow the monetary policy committee from the Bank of England will vote to decide the interest rate for the upcoming month. No change is expected from 0.5%, therefore I expect the actual decision to be a non event. However shortly after the event Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney will deliver his monetary policy statement which will be followed by a question and answer session. Regular readers will be aware that speeches given by governors of central banks can have a major influence of exchange rates. In recent weeks the UK economy has been performing fairly well. Q4 2017 Gross domestic product numbers

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What will be the key factors to the value of CHF? (Daniel Johnson)

What will be the key factors to the value of CHF? (Daniel Johnson)

Swiss Unemployment could cause a swing in CHF value The Key data release from Switzerland this week is unemployment, due to be released early on Friday

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CHF Forecast – Where Next for GBP/CHF Exchange Rates? (Matthew Vassallo)

CHF Forecast – Where Next for GBP/CHF Exchange Rates? (Matthew Vassallo)

GBP/CHF rates have fallen during Friday’s trading, ending Sterling’s positive run from earlier this week. All eyes have been on the Davos economic summit in Switzerland,

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Sterling continues recovery as positive sentiment increases (Joseph Wright)

Sterling continues recovery as positive sentiment increases (Joseph Wright)

The Pound has continued to climb against the majority of major currency pairs in recent weeks, as there appears to be a complete change in sentiment

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GBPCHF close to an 18 month high

GBPCHF close to an 18 month high

Its not been a great day for the pound vs the Swiss Franc and exchange rates have dropped 0.85% however exchange rates are still close to

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Sterling strengthens against CHF (Daniel Johnson)

Sterling strengthens against CHF (Daniel Johnson)

GBP/CHF in Detail Sterling has made consistent gains against the Swiss Franc over the last week and now sits at a yearly high of 1.34. These

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Could the upward trend for the Pound continue through 2018? (Joseph Wright)

Could the upward trend for the Pound continue through 2018? (Joseph Wright)

Those following the Pound to Swiss Franc exchange rate will be aware that the Pound has been climbing for a some time now. I think that

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