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GBPCHF to fall throughout June

GBPCHF to fall throughout June

Its a key month for Brexit negotiations as EU leaders are set to meet at the EU summit at the end of the month. At the time of writing this article MP’s within the House of Commons are voting on the amendments set out by the House of Lords and so far, MP’s are voting in favour of disregarding the lords amendments. So far the pound has strengthened since voting begun as it appears investors believe Theresa May negotiating power remains intact. However, the EU summit I believe will cause major problems for sterling exchange rates. The Irish border and customs union problem is far

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Will the SNB raise interest rates?

Will the SNB raise interest rates?

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) could be moving forward in their process of raising interest rates according to current reports with the previous Q4 2019 hike predicted to become reality in Q3. This minor shift in expectations is positive for the Swiss Franc and gives the market some news to be targetting and assessing in deciding the value of the CHF. With interest rates in Switzerland having been at -0.75% since January 2015, the future guidance could see the Franc strengthening as investors price up the possibility of increased returns. The main reason for cutting rates so low had been to weaken the currency which in the

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Sterling starts the week strongly, will GBP/CHF remain above 1.30 throughout 2018? (Joseph Wright)

Sterling starts the week strongly, will GBP/CHF remain above 1.30 throughout 2018? (Joseph Wright)

The Pound has begun the week in strong fashion after gaining against the majority of major currency pairs pairs today and gaining on CHF by around half a percent. Much of its strong start is being attributed to comments from the Bank of England’s Deputy Governor, Sir. David Ramsden that were made over the weekend. In a Sunday Times article he mentioned that interest rates may need to rise faster than it was previously assumed, which the 3% inflation level putting pressure on the economy. He was also hawkish regarding the UK economy in the first half of this year, and said that he doesn’t

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GBPCHF forecast

GBPCHF forecast

Over the last 4 weeks GBPCHF exchange rates have been falling. Over the last 4 weeks GBPCHF has been as high as 1.3485, however at present GBPCHF sits at 1.2985. To put this into monetary value for clients purchasing 200,000 Swiss francs today compared to the highs experience last month they are now paying an additional £5,700. The pound has lost value in recent weeks due to the change in sentiment surrounding Brexit. Head EU negotiator Michel Barnier announced that the transitional talks are not going to plan, and if this continues there wont be a transition and the UK will leave the EU with

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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

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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

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GBPCHF at best rates since Referendum! What can we expect next on GBPCHF?

GBPCHF at best rates since Referendum! What can we expect next on GBPCHF?

The pound has risen against the Swiss Franc as we get closer to understanding just what Brexit means for the UK and global concerns ease, weakening the

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Swissie holds longer term value for GBPCHF exchanges

Swissie holds longer term value for GBPCHF exchanges

The Swiss Franc remains strong against sterling, partly in response to the Austrian elections which have seen more far right, populist parties take share away from

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Will GBPCHF rise or fall in October?

Will GBPCHF rise or fall in October?

The GBPCHF rate has been rising steadily as the pound strengthens and the Euro weakens too, which loosely influences the Franc. The Franc has relatively speaking

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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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