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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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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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Pound falls vs Swiss Franc following UK Construction Data (Tom Holian)

Pound falls vs Swiss Franc following UK Construction Data (Tom Holian)

The Pound has slipped vs the Swiss Franc this morning following the release of British construction data published earlier on this morning. The data was lower than expected and came to its slowest growth since September as uncertainty surrounding future plans regarding what will happen with the Brexit talks. The Pound has however seen some gains vs the CHF over the last few months as the tone of the Brexit appears to be softening at the moment. There are also rumours that the Bank of England may be considering hiking interest rates later on this year with a 50% chance of this happening in May

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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 an 18 month high. Brexit sentiment has changed in the last 3 months as the UK and EU have begun trade negotiations and its likely that a deal will be formed at some point throughout the year. This week leaders from around the globe have met in Davos, Switzerland to discuss the global economy. Exchange rates have seemed to be volatile this week when key figures speak. For example earlier in the week Angela Merkel from Germany announced she

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GBPCHF at best rates since Referendum! What can we expect next on GBPCHF?

GBPCHF at best rates since Referendum! What can we expect next on GBPCHF?

The pound has risen against the Swiss Franc as we get closer to understanding just what Brexit means for the UK and global concerns ease, weakening the

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Swiss Franc to Pound rate getting closer to post-Brexit vote highs, will CHF become even more expensive? (Joseph Wright)

Swiss Franc to Pound rate getting closer to post-Brexit vote highs, will CHF become even more expensive? (Joseph Wright)

The best time to have converted Swiss Francs into Sterling over the past decade would have been around October of last year, when the fears surrounding

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Will the Pound continue to fall versus the Swiss Franc? (Joseph Wright)

Will the Pound continue to fall versus the Swiss Franc? (Joseph Wright)

Since August begun the appetite for risk has lessened within global financial markets, and this has unsurprisingly resulted in CHF strength. When compared with the Pound

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Sterling gains on BoE rate hopes, will we see the Pound recover back to May’s levels? (Joseph Wright)

Sterling gains on BoE rate hopes, will we see the Pound recover back to May’s levels? (Joseph Wright)

The Pound has gained roughly around 1% against the Swiss Franc this week, making the prospect of buying Swiss Francs with Pounds a more attractive prospect.

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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

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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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