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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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Will the Franc break 1.30 against the pound?

Will the Franc break 1.30 against the pound?

The Swiss Franc has been strengthening against sterling as fears over Italy, which had previously been causing the Franc to weaken look like they might be resolved. Talk of a coalition meeting again to resolve the current problems have seen the Euro strengthen which has helped the Franc too. With a deep relationship between the Franc and the Euro, these currencies can closely track either which causes movement on GBPCHF. I think that any further major uncertainty over what is happening could see the Franc stronger against the pound and could easily push us lower, perhaps to break 1.30. Especially with the pound being much

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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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Will next months vote create volatility for the Swiss Franc?

Will next months vote create volatility for the Swiss Franc?

Next month on the 10th of June there will be a key vote in Switzerland. It’s being labelled as ‘Vollgeld’ and it pertains to whether the

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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

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Poor 2018 for Swiss Franc so far, will the downward trend continue? (Joseph Wright)

Poor 2018 for Swiss Franc so far, will the downward trend continue? (Joseph Wright)

A quick glance at a chart showing the Swiss Franc’s performance this year makes for simple reading, as the trend is generally downward against all major

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Swiss Franc continues to soften, will next week bring further losses for CHF?

Swiss Franc continues to soften, will next week bring further losses for CHF?

Those of our readers planning on buying Swiss Francs in the short-term future are seeing improving rates on almost a daily basis at the moment. The

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Swiss Franc losing its safe haven status?

Swiss Franc losing its safe haven status?

In recent weeks you would have through that the Swiss Franc would have benefited from trade wars and the recent military action from the West on

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Best rates to buy Swiss Francs since 2016!

Best rates to buy Swiss Francs since 2016!

We currently have the very best rates to buy Swiss Francs since the Referendum as confidence over the future outlook on Brexit continues to drive sterling.

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