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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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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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The best rates to buy Francs since the Referendum vote!

The best rates to buy Francs since the Referendum vote!

GBPCHF has hit its highest point since the EU Referendum vote in June 2016, 19 months ago. The interbank rate of 1.34 is providing some much need respite for CHF buyers with pounds who have been struggling with some of the lower rates since 2011. If you have a transfer buying or selling the pound for the Franc it is important to be aware of the key trends which drive this currency pairing. The outlook for the GBPCHF exchange rate could now see the pound rise even further as we get more news to help the pound and investors are less inclined to hold the Franc.

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Will GBPCHF keep rising?

Will GBPCHF keep rising?

Will the pound continue to rise against the Franc is a very valid question owing to the recent improvements we have seen on the GBPCHF pairing, we have very recently moved to a level that is close to the best rates to buy Francs since the Referendum in 2016! We are currently only a cent off this impressive and improved level, if you have a transfer to make buying or selling Francs there is important data this week which could move the market for you. GBPCHF has found itself above 1.30 now on more than one occasion which considering the rate was previously heading below

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Will North Korea break out in war! Will GBPCHF settle above or below 1.30?

Will North Korea break out in war! Will GBPCHF settle above or below 1.30?

As North Korean tensions escalate the Swiss Franc has strengthened as Trump has been accused of declaring war on North Korea. Ri Yong Ho is the

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Will GBPCHF rise back above 1.25?

Will GBPCHF rise back above 1.25?

If you are looking to buy Swiss Francs with the pound the coming weeks could prove very interesting to see just how sterling to Franc rates

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CHF bolstered by heightened political tensions (Joshua Privett)

CHF bolstered by heightened political tensions (Joshua Privett)

The G20 Summit this week is causing a hos of speculation on the currency markets as to what kind of deals will be stuck, which country’s

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Sterling stabilises for now, but will the election create further spikes for GBP/CHF this week? (Joseph Wright)

Sterling stabilises for now, but will the election create further spikes for GBP/CHF this week? (Joseph Wright)

The Pound has steadied this afternoon after opening the weeks trading session under pressure. The currency got off to a bad start after another terrorist attack,

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Buying Swiss Franc rates largely unchanged (Joshua Privett)

Buying Swiss Franc rates largely unchanged (Joshua Privett)

Pound to Swiss Franc exchange rates have seen a choppy day of trading but almost no net movement whatsoever, with the percentage difference on buying Swiss

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Will the Pound to Swiss Franc rate go back over 1.30?

Will the Pound to Swiss Franc rate go back over 1.30?

The pound to Swiss Franc rate has slipped from the recent highs of over 1.30 which were the best rates to buy Francs with pounds since

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