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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 respite for CHF buyers with pounds who have been struggling with some of the lower rates since 2011. If you have a transfer buying or selling the pound for the Franc it is important to be aware of the key trends which drive this currency pairing. The outlook for the GBPCHF exchange rate could now see the pound rise even further as we get more news to help the pound and investors are less inclined to hold the Franc.

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GBP CHF Slips from 18 Month High

GBP CHF Slips from 18 Month High

GBP CHF rates remain supported over 1.32 for the pair having slipped from the 18 month high of 1.33 on Tuesday. The pound remains on a delicate footing as the overall uncertainty over Brexit continues to be a major driving force for sterling exchange rates. It has been reported that the EU are taking very seriously the prospect of a hard Brexit and have also written to 15 sectors advising them to prepare for the worst. It highlights how tricky this negotiation will be and that the pound is still in a precarious position on the perception that Britain could be without a future trade

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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 the Brexit really begun. At the time the rate hit the 1.20’s which in the reverse equates to almost 0.83 pence per Swiss Franc, and at the time of writing we’re getting closer to these levels as the current rate is just over 0.80 cents. Due to the issues between North Korea and Japan/USA there appears to be more of a demand for safe haven currencies such as CHF, as well as commodities such as Gold. The Pound has

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Sterling continues to slide in wake of Hung Parliament, will this trend continue? (Joseph Wright)

Sterling continues to slide in wake of Hung Parliament, will this trend continue? (Joseph Wright)

The Pound is continuing its downward spiral against all major currency pairs, as today’s trading session has seen another sell-off in the Pound,s value. The uncertainty surrounding the UK’s situation moving forward is weighing on sentiment and the Pound’s value. and has fallen over 2% since the election result last week. The relationship between the Pound and the Swiss Franc is interesting as investors tend to magnate towards currencies like the Swiss Franc in times of uncertainty, as the currency is considered a safe haven currency. Therefore in times as political uncertainty within Europe such as now, we could see the Pound continue to weaken

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Will the Swiss Franc suffer now that the first round of voting in the French election is over? (Joseph Wright)

Will the Swiss Franc suffer now that the first round of voting in the French election is over? (Joseph Wright)

The Swiss Franc is in low demand today after the financial markets breathed a sigh of relief. Irrespective or our readers personal beliefs the markets were

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GBPCHF remains at the better rates of 2017

GBPCHF remains at the better rates of 2017

The pound to Swiss Franc rate remains at some of the better levels of 2017 as the market shrugs off the UK triggering Article 50 and

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Will GBPCHF rates rise or fall?

Will GBPCHF rates rise or fall?

The expectation is for the pound to push higher in the coming weeks as Article 50 is triggered but this might only be short-lived. If you

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Sterling still struggles against the Swiss Franc owing to Article 50 uncertainty (Tom Holian)

Sterling still struggles against the Swiss Franc owing to Article 50 uncertainty (Tom Holian)

Prime Minister Theresa May is still committed to triggering Article 50 before the end of the month in spite of what happened this week with the

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GBP CHF Before UK GDP (James Lovick)

GBP CHF Before UK GDP (James Lovick)

The pound has made good gains against the Swiss Franc this morning with rates for GBP CHF now sitting at 1.2650 for this pair. The pound

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Will GBPCHF rates remain above 1.25?

Will GBPCHF rates remain above 1.25?

The pound to Swiss Franc exchange rate remains in a volatile position susceptible to risks of deterioration from outside global events. The Franc being a safe

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