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Swiss Franc Slides Lower

Swiss Franc Slides Lower

The Swiss Franc has seen some weakness of late as risk appetite is changing which is creating less demand for the Swiss Franc. Investors for the moment are looking at the US for better returns after a run of positive economic data from the US and on the expectation Donald Trump’s domestic infrastructure splurge could bear fruits for investors. In a sign of the times the Swiss Franc has now fallen to its lowest point against the Euro in just under three years. The Swiss Franc could be set for a volatile period against both the pound and the Euro in these coming weeks. The

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What can we expect next for the Swiss Franc?

What can we expect next for the Swiss Franc?

The Swiss Franc has weakened against sterling towards the end of this week as some stronger than expected GBP data on Retail Sales has seen the pound gain in value against most currencies. What has been a major driver on the Franc has been attitudes to risk which with the US economy and Eurozone economy posting positive data, has seen attitudes to risk improve. The Swiss Franc has weakened as investors attitudes to risk has changed, the Swiss Franc is a safe haven currency so in times of economic certainty the Franc will be weaker. In times of uncertainty, whether political or economic the Franc

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Swiff Franc Reported to be “Highly Valued” (James Lovick)

Swiff Franc Reported to be “Highly Valued” (James Lovick)

The Swiss Franc could find itself under considerable pressure all of a sudden after the Swiss government has described the Swiss Franc as highly valued. The comments come at a time when the Swiss Franc has in fact weakened against both the pound and the Euro so it is interesting that the central bank feels it has to say more on the strength of the Franc. GBP CHF is currently sitting at just over 1.30 for the pair which has presented clients looking to buy Swiss Francs with some better opportunities in recent weeks. Depending on what happens in the Brexit negotiations over the next

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Will GBPCHF rise above 1.30?

Will GBPCHF rise above 1.30?

The pound to Franc rate has risen above 1.30 lately as expectations on the pound to rise increase and risk appetite slides. With the potentially extremely volatile North Korean situation reducing in volatility investors have been withdrawing their holdings of Francs which has seen the currency weaker. The pound had risen as the belief of a trade deal for the UK increased and investors fought to get behind the pound. There is still plenty of possible weakness ahead for the pound, principally as a result of the Brexit and if the UK fails to raise interest rates next month. This for me would suggest that

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EUR CHF Exchange Rates Could See Volatility after EU Speeches on Thursday

EUR CHF Exchange Rates Could See Volatility after EU Speeches on Thursday

The Swiss Franc could see a volatile day against the Euro on Thursday with a host of European data and speeches. Industrial production numbers should set

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Could Sterling face further losses against the Swiss Franc? (Daniel Johnson)

Could Sterling face further losses against the Swiss Franc? (Daniel Johnson)

May fails to gain political stability Theresa May spoke yesterday at the annual conservative party conference in Manchester. Her aim was to unite the party and

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GBP CHF Pushes Towards 1.30

GBP CHF Pushes Towards 1.30

The Swiss Franc remains in a strong position as global uncertainty both economically and politically continue to help support the currency. The threat of a nuclear

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Swiss Franc Exchange Rates Could see Gains on North Korea Escalation

Swiss Franc Exchange Rates Could see Gains on North Korea Escalation

The Swiss Franc could see an interesting period ahead considering the further escalation of tensions between the US and North Korea. US bombers flew into North

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Swiss Franc to Pound rate getting closer to post-Brexit vote highs, will CHF become even more expensive? (Joseph Wright)

Swiss Franc to Pound rate getting closer to post-Brexit vote highs, will CHF become even more expensive? (Joseph Wright)

The best time to have converted Swiss Francs into Sterling over the past decade would have been around October of last year, when the fears surrounding

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Where next for the Swiss Franc? (Tom Holian)

Where next for the Swiss Franc? (Tom Holian)

Sterling vs the Swiss Franc has once again fallen during today’s trading session as the Pound has had another appalling day against all major currencies. The

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