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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 sustained rally in the price of sterling on a perceived better outlook on Brexit over these last few weeks. The second round of negotiations have been completed which allows for a transitional period and for trade to continue in much the same way as it has been. The negotiations have re-opened this week and this third round will cover the future trade relationship after that transitional period. This is believed to be the most complex aspect in the negotiations

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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 afternoon presenting those clients looking to buy Swiss Francs with some of the best opportunities to purchase since the Brexit vote for Britain to withdraw from the EU. A member of the Swiss National Bank Andrea Maechler was recently reported saying that “The pressure on the Swiss Franc is still there, the currency has devalued and the over valuation has reduced, but the franc is still a safe haven.” Despite the weaker services data from the UK from yesterday

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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 Bank of England have hinted towards raising interest rates in March which has given the pound a boost against the Swiss franc. Further hints towards a hike should help the pound, however with the recent positive run, I expect the governor to remain neutral and the pound to finish the week at current levels. In other news the US will release their latest Non-Farm Payroll numbers, unemployment rates and average earnings. Non Farm is expected to be released just

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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 a considerable boost after the transitional agreement was reached last week between Britain and the EU which has helped support the pound considerably. The transitional deal gives Britain access to the single market for another 18 months which should prevent what has been described as a cliff edge Brexit. There are currently some much better opportunities to buy Swiss Francs although these levels may not last indefinitely. The ongoing issues surrounding Brexit which include the Irish border and financial

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Sterling hits best rate to buy Swiss Francs since the EU referendum (Tom Holian)

Sterling hits best rate to buy Swiss Francs since the EU referendum (Tom Holian)

The Pound has started the week off on a very positive note vs the Swiss Franc breaking past 1.34 which is close to the highest rate

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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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GBPCHF rates back to near post Referendum highs!

GBPCHF rates back to near post Referendum highs!

The Swiss Franc is weaker on fading concerns over numerous international events that can make the Franc stronger. Expectations are also linked to the upcoming Swiss

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Will the Pound maintain its strong levels against the Swiss Franc? (Tom Holian)

Will the Pound maintain its strong levels against the Swiss Franc? (Tom Holian)

The Swiss Franc has continued to remain above 1.30 on the Interbank level during the course of this week even though the Pound is currently under

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GBP CHF Rates Under Pressure Before Theresa May Speech on Saturday

GBP CHF Rates Under Pressure Before Theresa May Speech on Saturday

The Swiss Franc has found continued support this week after the markets continue to monitor developments from the financial market volatility seen at the beginning of

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GBPCHF exchange rates fall below 1.30 but for how long? (Tom Holian)

GBPCHF exchange rates fall below 1.30 but for how long? (Tom Holian)

The Pound has remained in a fairly tight range against the Swiss Franc as we begin the week with little economic data due out today. Tomorrow

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