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Swiss Franc Strength on Trade War Escalation

Swiss Franc Strength on Trade War Escalation

The Swiss Franc could be set for a stronger period on the back of all these trade war developments which are stemming from the US and China. The Swiss Franc could start to perform better if tensions between the two nations escalate and a global trade war develops. This would be seen as negative for global growth and would likely see the Swiss Franc strengthen due to its safe haven status. If global trade deteriorates then investors are likely to move to the safety of the Franc. The pound looks set for a volatile day against the Swiss Franc as the markets await a key

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Swiss Franc Supported on Better Inflation

Swiss Franc Supported on Better Inflation

Rates for GBP CHF has slipped in recent week with levels hovering around the 1.32 mark for the pair. The Swiss Franc has been marginally boosted following the latest Consumer Price Index inflation numbers released this morning. Swiss inflation climbed higher to 1% for the year which was above the expected forecast of just 0.9% and the numbers were up to 0.4% for the month of May. The markets will be keeping a close eye on what happens in Iran in these coming weeks after US president Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal. Any escalation in geopolitical tensions or a sharp rise

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What’s behind the CHF weakness, and will it continue?

What’s behind the CHF weakness, and will it continue?

The Swiss Franc has been one of the biggest losers during today’s trading session, leading losses out of the G7 countries and there retrospective currencies. Despite there bring a lot of political uncertainty out there the Swiss Franc isn’t benefiting which I think is a negative sign moving forward. There are the obvious concerns surrounding the UK’s Brexit and how amending the current business conditions could impact the economy of the UK and the Eurozone negatively. At the same time and also more recently, political uncertainty surrounding the Italian government is beginning to cause a stir and this has caused the Italian stock markets to

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Swiss Franc Weakens on Higher Confidence in Global Economy

Swiss Franc Weakens on Higher Confidence in Global Economy

The Swiss Franc has come under pressure in recent weeks which would suggest that optimism for the growth prospects of the global economy are improving. The Swiss Franc as a safe haven currency generally performs extremely well in times of global uncertainty and when things improve there is usually a direct correlation. The Swiss Franc has now weakened by nearly 4% over the last month and over 6% in the last 60 days. It is worth highlighting that the Swiss banks actually pay their depositors to borrow money with the rate of interest standing at -0.75%. The question for the Swiss National Bank will be

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GBP CHF Slides after Mark Carney Comments

GBP CHF Slides after Mark Carney Comments

The Swiss Franc has weakened considerably against the pound over the last week with rates for this pair breaking through 1.38 yesterday. There has been a

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Pound to Swiss Franc rate climbs to a 22-month high, will GBP/CHF continue to climb?

Pound to Swiss Franc rate climbs to a 22-month high, will GBP/CHF continue to climb?

The Pound to Swiss Franc rate has been boosted recently, mostly owing to CHF weakness but the positive sentiments surrounding the UK at the moment have

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GBP CHF Breaks 1.35

GBP CHF Breaks 1.35

The Swiss Franc has come under another wave of pressure with a devaluation through this week. Rates for GBP CHF have now climbed to 1.35 this

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Mark Carney to influence GBPCHF exchange rates

Mark Carney to influence GBPCHF exchange rates

Towards the close of play tomorrow Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney will address the public and talk about the UK economy. Recently the

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GBP CHF Supported on Transitional Brexit Deal

GBP CHF Supported on Transitional Brexit Deal

The pound has proven extremely resilient against the Swiss Franc with rates for the GBP CHF pair now sitting at 1.3450. GBP CHF has been given

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GBP CHF Rallies on Good Brexit Outlook

GBP CHF Rallies on Good Brexit Outlook

Rates for GBP CHF have seen an excellent jump higher following the agreement reached on Monday between Britain and the EU on a transitional agreement as

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