Will the SNB raise interest rates?

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) could be moving forward in their process of raising interest rates according to current reports with the previous Q4 2019 hike predicted to become reality in Q3. This minor shift...

Poor 2018 for Swiss Franc so far, will the downward trend continue?

A quick glance at a chart showing the Swiss Franc's performance this year makes for simple reading, as the trend is generally downward against all major currency pairs. There have even been reports of cross-border...

Bank of England set to influence Sterling Swiss Franc Rates

The most eagerly anticipated data release is due today with the Bank of England due to hold their latest monetary policy decision at lunchtime today. Up until a fortnight ago the anticipation was that we'd...

What will move Swiss Franc exchange rates?

The Swiss Franc is always susceptible to global attitudes to risk, as a safe haven currency it will rise and fall in value according to global sentiments on risk. When the market is fearful...

What’s behind the CHF weakness, and will it continue?

The Swiss Franc has been one of the biggest losers during today's trading session, leading losses out of the G7 countries and there retrospective currencies. Despite there bring a lot of political uncertainty out there...
Where next for GBPCHF rates?

Swiss Franc gains on sterling

In recent weeks the Swiss Franc has been making up some of the losses witnessed against sterling over the last 12 months. CHFGBP 2 weeks ago was 0.7225 and currently sits at 0.7390. To...
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CHF makes gains against Sterling

The Pound has suffered against the Swiss Franc of late, but Sterling still remains only two cents below the highest levels in 18 months. I think this can be put more down to Sterling...

CHF Forecast – SNB Concerned That the CHF Remains Overvalued

The Swiss economy stabilised during April, curbing any further downturn after March’s dip. The CHF itself has remained fairly stable throughout and continues to trade around 1.3550 against Sterling. Despite an upturn in economic output the...

Swiss Franc Weakens on Higher Confidence in Global Economy

The Swiss Franc has come under pressure in recent weeks which would suggest that optimism for the growth prospects of the global economy are improving. The Swiss Franc as a safe haven currency generally...

Swiss Franc continues to soften, will next week bring further losses for CHF?

Those of our readers planning on buying Swiss Francs in the short-term future are seeing improving rates on almost a daily basis at the moment. The Swiss National Bank has had a job on its...