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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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Swiss Franc at 2 month high vs the Pound

Swiss Franc at 2 month high vs the Pound

The Pound has fallen to its lowest level to buy Swiss Francs in two months as the Pound continues to struggle after the Bank of England’s decision to keep interest rates on hold for the foreseeable future. About a month ago the Swiss Franc started coming under pressure against a number of different currencies after the Swiss National Bank got rid of the cap that it had previously put in place to stop the CHF from being too strong. Many expected that the Swiss Franc may have weakened against a number of currencies but in the end it actually strengthened against the Euro by over

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Swiss Franc to have a positive end to the week vs the Pound

Swiss Franc to have a positive end to the week vs the Pound

The Pound has remained fairly range bound against the Swiss Franc during the last couple of weeks as the markets appear to adopting a wait and see approach as to what might happen in the medium to long term. The Pound fell marginally during this time after the Bank of England once again decided to keep interest rates on hold at a split of 7-2 in favour of keeping the rates the same. Over the next couple of days there is limited data published both here and in Switzerland so the focus in terms of data is likely to come out from the Eurozone with

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What will move Swiss Franc exchange rates?

What will move Swiss Franc exchange rates?

The Swiss Franc is always susceptible to global attitudes to risk, as a safe haven currency it will rise and fall in value according to global

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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

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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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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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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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