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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 last week which saw US stock markets fall sharply. UK and Asian markets also saw sudden losses as the threat of higher inflation has already become of concern for future economic growth. Higher inflation around the world will squeeze incomes and this is likely to result in lower spending. The Swiss Franc has seen a rise in its value due to its safe haven status and normally performs well in times of global uncertainty. GBP CHF is currently sitting

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GBP CHF Falls Below 1.30

GBP CHF Falls Below 1.30

The pound has fallen dramatically against the Swiss Franc with rates for GBP CHF falling to below 1.30 once again. The Swiss Franc has seen a surge in its value after this week’s financial market volatility which started on Monday. The stock market crash in the US which fell by 4.6% on Monday has created volatility for all of the major currencies as wee as global equities. The Swiss Franc which is a safe haven currency generally performs well when events like this happen. The fact that Asian markets fell further this morning would suggest that there is still a great deal of uncertainty and

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EU summit to dictate GBPCHF exchange rates

EU summit to dictate GBPCHF exchange rates

Since the end of August the pound has been making inroads against the Swiss Franc and recovering from the dramatic drop in exchange rates since the Brexit vote over 18 months ago. GBPCHF has gained 8 cents in 4 months. To put this into monetary value, clients converting £200,000 into CHF now compared to 4 months ago will achieve an additional CHF16,000. This week EU officials will meet in Brussels to discuss Brexit at the EU summit. In recent weeks the Brexit negotiations have been fairly successful as both parties have to an agreement in regards to the Irish border, EU citizens rights and the

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GBP CHF Breaks 1.33 on Brighter Brexit Outlook

GBP CHF Breaks 1.33 on Brighter Brexit Outlook

The Swiss Franc remains strong as it retains its lure as a safe haven currency. However a member of the Swiss National Bank (SNB) Fritz Zurbruegg said yesterday that the central bank remains ready to intervene to curb upward pressure on the Swiss Franc in a bid to artificially weaken the Franc. The SNB has had to intervene in the past which has created immense market volatility for Swiss Franc exchange rates and the central bank appears to be warning the markets that there could be more to come. Clients looking to buy or sell Swiss Francs could see considerable volatility in the coming weeks

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Swiff Franc Reported to be “Highly Valued” (James Lovick)

Swiff Franc Reported to be “Highly Valued” (James Lovick)

The Swiss Franc could find itself under considerable pressure all of a sudden after the Swiss government has described the Swiss Franc as highly valued. The

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GBP CHF Breaks over 1.31 Before SNB Speech

GBP CHF Breaks over 1.31 Before SNB Speech

The Swiss Franc has seen a notice able weakening against a number of the currencies including sterling. GBP CHF is now trading above 1.31 for this

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Swiss Franc Exchange Rates Could see Gains on North Korea Escalation

Swiss Franc Exchange Rates Could see Gains on North Korea Escalation

The Swiss Franc could see an interesting period ahead considering the further escalation of tensions between the US and North Korea. US bombers flew into North

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Pound hits best level to buy Swiss Francs since May (Tom Holian)

Pound hits best level to buy Swiss Francs since May (Tom Holian)

The Pound has hit its best rate to buy Swiss Francs since May after the Bank of England mentioned that they may be gearing up for an

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Swiss Franc before Foundation Day in North Korea

Swiss Franc before Foundation Day in North Korea

The Swiss Franc is in a very strong position at the moment as global uncertainties continue to help drive the Franc higher. The heightened tensions between

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GBP CHF Ahead of Bank of England Meeting (James Lovick)

GBP CHF Ahead of Bank of England Meeting (James Lovick)

The pound has seen a small rally against the Swiss Franc with rates trading at just below 1.28 for the GBP CHF pair creating some better

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