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Sterling continues recovery as positive sentiment increases (Joseph Wright)

Sterling continues recovery as positive sentiment increases (Joseph Wright)

The Pound has continued to climb against the majority of major currency pairs in recent weeks, as there appears to be a complete change in sentiment towards the UK economy and the prospects of a higher valued Pound. Towards the back end of last year Sterling was under pressure as poor economic performance coupled with fears of a Hard Brexit dominated financial headlines, although the sentiments seem to have reversed in recent weeks with the Pound hitting the headlines for positive reasons. EU members such as the Netherlands and Spain have advocated for a smooth Brexit transition, whilst hopes of a transitional trading period after

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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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Sterling strengthens against CHF (Daniel Johnson)

Sterling strengthens against CHF (Daniel Johnson)

GBP/CHF in Detail Sterling has made consistent gains against the Swiss Franc over the last week and now sits at a yearly high of 1.34. These gains can be attributed predominantly due to an extremely optimistic UK growth forecast from Lord Jim O’Niell. O’Neill was specifically looking at the possibility of a UK economic recovery post-Brexit. O’Neill stated the damage caused by Brexit could quickly be repaired. O’Neill said ‘That is because some parts of the UK, led by the north west, are actually doing way better than people seem to realise or appreciate.” As well as this crucial fact, the rest of the world

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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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GBP CHF Breaks Back Over 1.34

GBP CHF Breaks Back Over 1.34

GBP CHF rates have surged higher this week after what has been a uncertain start to 2018 for sterling exchange rates. GBP CHF has moved higher

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Where next for CHF? (Daniel Johnson)

Where next for CHF? (Daniel Johnson)

GBP/CHF – I would expect Sterling to come under pressure to wards the end of the month when Phase two of Brexit talks commence towards the

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Will the bull run for the Pound continue? (Joseph Wright)

Will the bull run for the Pound continue? (Joseph Wright)

After falling from it’s 2017 highs of around 1.34, the GBP/CHF pair has since dipped and begun to climb back towards that mark again. At the

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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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Pound loses almost a cent and half after BoE comments, will Sterling continue to struggle this year? (Joseph Wright)

Pound loses almost a cent and half after BoE comments, will Sterling continue to struggle this year? (Joseph Wright)

Sterling tumbled against most major currency pairs today, and especially against safe haven currencies such as the Swiss Franc. The Pound dipped as soon as it

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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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