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Fears surrounding Italian politics strengthens the Swiss Franc

Fears surrounding Italian politics strengthens the Swiss Franc

Although some economists aren’t predicting the recent bout of CHF strength to remain, the bottom line is that the Swiss Franc has been one of the strongest performing currencies within the G10 recently. Market traders have been placing bets that the Euro will weaken against the Swiss Franc recently, after the issues surrounding the political leadership in Italy is beginning to spill over into the Euros value. Up until this weekend it had appeared that a populist coalition would take control in Italy with intentions of cutting back public debt and increasing public spending. There is also an anti-EU sentiment within the parties forming the

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GBP/CHF has a busy day as 1.30 fails to act as a resistance, will GBP/CHF continue to climb? (Joseph Wright)

GBP/CHF has a busy day as 1.30 fails to act as a resistance, will GBP/CHF continue to climb? (Joseph Wright)

Sterling has performed well today against all major currency pairs, with its performance against the Swiss Franc being one of the stand out performers. In this morning’s trading session the Pound received a boost after it emerged that the UK’s services sector is in good health after the PMI figures hit 54.5 in February which is a lot better than the 53.3 expectations. On Friday the UK’s Prime Minister, Theresa May gave a Brexit related speech which has failed to stimulate the markets as the pound remained relatively unchanged. I think that those of our readers monitoring rates should be aware that Brexit related news

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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 after such a steep drop due to the shock of the Brexit vote 18-months ago the Pound was bound to recover eventually providing that the economy remains resilient and that’s what we’re seeing at the moment. Sterling has been recovering against most major currency pairs recently with the headlines covering the GBP to USD rate and how the pair are trading at an 18-month high. Sterling is benefiting from improved sentiment as the economy has shown some improvements and

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What can we expect for the GBPCHF exchange rate?

What can we expect for the GBPCHF exchange rate?

The pound has been the main driver on this currency pairing as the uncertainty over the UK election persists. Whilst the Theresa May and DUP (Democratic Unionist Party) union is helping hold the Conservative in a majority there is mounting speculation that actually the pound will suffer further in the future as we get news of a potential further election. Such uncertainty is weighing greatly on the pound which remains at lower levels. the Franc is a safe haven currency and actually strengthens in times of global uncertainty, markets are slightly on edge as speculation mounted this week of the ECB ‘taper’ as the Eurozone

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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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Pound to Swiss Franc rise halted by International Fears……

Pound to Swiss Franc rise halted by International Fears……

The pound to Swissie has risen above 1.24 after languishing in the 1.22’s for much of last week. This move higher has mainly been prompted by

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Will the Pound fall as the Brexit formally begins? (Joseph Wright)

Will the Pound fall as the Brexit formally begins? (Joseph Wright)

At the time of  writing the pound is trading much closer to it’s annual low against the Swiss Franc than it’s annual high, and for reason

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Will GBPCHF drop below 1.20 again?

Will GBPCHF drop below 1.20 again?

If you are buying or selling the Swiss Franc the next week is vital to expectations. The pending Supreme court case will shape the next twist

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Which factors are currently influencing GBP/CHF exchange rates? (Joseph Wright)

Which factors are currently influencing GBP/CHF exchange rates? (Joseph Wright)

The Pound is entering mid-December in the same fashion it begun the month after having a very strong November as well. After being buoyed by Donald

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GBPCHF rates slide to 5 year low!

GBPCHF rates slide to 5 year low!

Pound to Swiss Franc exchange rates have continued their demise as sterling comes under further pressure and the Swissie remains as buoyant as ever. The coming

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