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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 generally hoping for a more EU-friendly French Presidential candidate to come out on top of the first round of voting that took place this weekend. The far-right Eurosceptic candidate, Marine Le Pen will go through to the 2nd round but the likelihood of her winning now just sits at around 10%. Its the high possibility of Macron now going on to win that has bolstered the Euros value, and this same outlook has also created a sense of risk

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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 embraces what lies ahead. The Swiss Franc could now be at more risk from geopolitical concerns emanating from the US’s action directed to Syria. The Swiss Franc is a safe haven currency which means it strengthens in times of economic uncertainty. The coming weeks could see further military action which might raise global concerns over a future war, this would weigh heavily on the Franc if there were further actions. The Franc is stronger in times of political uncertainty

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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 have a transfer to consider involving the pound and Swiss Franc the previous expectations for the pound were that it would fall on the Article 50 but this is now being questioned. The belief is that the pound will benefit from certainty over the direction for the UK and negotiations will be perceived to be in the UK’s favour. What of the Swiss Franc? Well, the Franc is a beneficiary of uncertainty on global markets. The Franc could, therefore,

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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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Sterling continues to weaken after PM alludes to ‘Hard Brexit’ preference, will GBP/CHF continue to decline? (Joseph Wright)

Sterling continues to weaken after PM alludes to ‘Hard Brexit’ preference, will GBP/CHF continue to decline? (Joseph Wright)

Pound Sterling is still feeling the effects of UK Prime Minister, Theresa May’s comments regarding the Brexit over the past weekend, with GBP/CHF now trading in

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GBP CHF Rebounds after Dubious Brexit report (James Lovick)

GBP CHF Rebounds after Dubious Brexit report (James Lovick)

The pound took substantial losses against the Swiss Franc and every major currency this morning before recovering in afternoon trade. The leaked government report this morning

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The impact of Marmite on Sterling vs Swiss Franc exchange rates (Tom Holian)

The impact of Marmite on Sterling vs Swiss Franc exchange rates (Tom Holian)

Sterling vs the Swiss Franc has continued to fall and at the moment it appears as though there is no end in sight for a Sterling

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