Best rates to buy Swiss Francs since 2016!

We currently have the very best rates to buy Swiss Francs since the Referendum as confidence over the future outlook on Brexit continues to drive sterling. A weaker Franc is also part of the equation as we see risk appetite increasing in recent weeks, the overall driver on the market is now reduced fears over the Trade Wars and increased improvements in the global economic outlook. If you have any currency transfers that you will need to make in the future getting the best news...
Pound to Swiss Franc forecast Will GBPCHF rates fall below 1.20?

CHF Forecast – Swiss Economy Showing Continued Signs of Strength

The Swiss economy strengthened during the first quarter of 2018, with Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growing by 2.2%. This is the first time their economic output had surpassed 2% since 2016, with a surge in investment and solid trade relationships helping to propel the Swiss economy forward. The CHF has styed solid throughout and continues to remain a safe haven for investors, despite the Swiss National bank (SNB) trying to keep the CHF’s value in check. GBP/CHF rates continue to float above 1.32 level, with the CHF...
Sterling breaks 1.30 against the Swiss Franc

CHF Forecast – A Volatile Day for GBP/CHF Exchange Rates (Matthew Vassallo)

It’s been a volatile day for GBP/CHF exchange rates, with over a two cent from high to low. Sterling found plenty of support following the Bank of England’s interest rate decision and monetary policy statement this morning. As expected the central bank kept rates on hold at 0.5% and whilst there was no change in the current stimulus programme, it was governor Mark Carney’s speech that caused the markets to react. Carney was far more bullish than many anticipated and said that the central bank would look...
GBP to CHF remains buoyant at higher levels over the week

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...

Swiss Franc starts to claw back ground as investors take a shine to the...

The Swiss franc has been one of the poorest performers of all major currencies so far in 2018, losing roughly 5% of value against the Dollar and 3% against Sterling. It does appear though from signs this week that investors and speculators are starting to look at the currency in a more positive light, and we have seen a slight fightback as the week has progressed. Swiss economic data has been ok in recent times and although the general view is that we will not see...

Will the Swiss Franc suffer now that the first round of voting in the...

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...

Pound to Swiss Franc rate trading around post-Brexit vote highs, will the trend continue?...

The rate for exchanging Pounds into Swiss Francs is now trading well into the 1.32's, which are the highest levels seen since the Pound fell dramatically in the wake of the Brexit vote which shocked the global markets. Now that global markets appear to be recovering which is underlined by rising interest rates in a number of developed nations, currencies such as the Swiss Franc and Japanese Yen which are considered safe haven currencies have begun to soften. This is because investors no longer fear holding...
Sterling hits highest buying level against Swiss Franc since August

Swissie holds longer term value for GBPCHF exchanges

The Swiss Franc remains strong against sterling, partly in response to the Austrian elections which have seen more far right, populist parties take share away from more conservative parties. The Franc is also strong as global uncertainties remain over North Korea and whilst sterling has fought back some ground lately, the longer term prospect for the pound remain worse than the Francs. With interest rates in the Eurozone remaining negative it is expected as the European Central Bank (ECB) look to taper their QE program...

Fears surrounding Italian politics strengthens the Swiss Franc

Although some economists aren't predicting the recent bout of CHF strength to remain, the bottom line is that the Swiss Franc has been one of the strongest performing currencies within the G10 recently. Market traders have been placing bets that the Euro will weaken against the Swiss Franc recently, after the issues surrounding the political leadership in Italy is beginning to spill over into the Euros value. Up until this weekend it had appeared that a populist coalition would take control in Italy with intentions...
GBPCHF Strengthens on News That COVID-19 Spread Appears to Be Slowing

Pound loses almost a cent and half after BoE comments, will Sterling continue to...

Sterling tumbled against most major currency pairs today, and especially against safe haven currencies such as the Swiss Franc. The Pound dipped as soon as it was announced that interest rates will remain unchanged and the voting pattern has become less bullish in favour of a rate hike, as inflation levels have eased slightly in recent weeks. The Bank of England also adopted a cautious tone and cut its growth forecast for the UK economy in 2017 from 1.9% down to 1.7%. Mark Carney, a very important...