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Swiss Franc Slides Lower

Swiss Franc Slides Lower

The Swiss Franc has seen some weakness of late as risk appetite is changing which is creating less demand for the Swiss Franc. Investors for the moment are looking at the US for better returns after a run of positive economic data from the US and on the expectation Donald Trump’s domestic infrastructure splurge could bear fruits for investors. In a sign of the times the Swiss Franc has now fallen to its lowest point against the Euro in just under three years. The Swiss Franc could be set for a volatile period against both the pound and the Euro in these coming weeks. The

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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 comments come at a time when the Swiss Franc has in fact weakened against both the pound and the Euro so it is interesting that the central bank feels it has to say more on the strength of the Franc. GBP CHF is currently sitting at just over 1.30 for the pair which has presented clients looking to buy Swiss Francs with some better opportunities in recent weeks. Depending on what happens in the Brexit negotiations over the next

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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 pair. The recent interest rate hike from the Bank of England appears to be having a positive impact on the pound now that the dip from last Thursday appears to be forgotten about when sterling took a nose dive immediately following the Bank of England’s decision. Clients looking to buy Swiss Francs are seeing some of the best opportunities to buy since the Brexit vote although rates will likely struggle to climb too much higher beyond these levels. The

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EUR CHF Exchange Rates Could See Volatility after EU Speeches on Thursday

EUR CHF Exchange Rates Could See Volatility after EU Speeches on Thursday

The Swiss Franc could see a volatile day against the Euro on Thursday with a host of European data and speeches. Industrial production numbers should set the tone although it will be the four European Central Bank (ECB) speakers which are likely to create volatility for EUR CHF. ECB President Mario Draghi and members Praet, Coeure and Lautenschlager will all be speaking and the markets will be closely monitoring for any clues offered as to when tapering of its asset purchasing scheme will commence. The Euro is also likely to be in for a volatile few days after Catalonia has declared independence but also suspended

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GBP CHF Pushes Towards 1.30

GBP CHF Pushes Towards 1.30

The Swiss Franc remains in a strong position as global uncertainty both economically and politically continue to help support the currency. The threat of a nuclear

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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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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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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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GBP CHF Falls on Weaker UK Growth Outlook

GBP CHF Falls on Weaker UK Growth Outlook

The pound has fallen against the Swiss Franc today with rates sitting at 1.2650 for the GBP CHF pair. The mood in the UK has turned

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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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