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Swiss Franc: Weakness Could be a Sign of SNB Intervention

  • Written by Gary Howes

SNB intervention Swiss franc

The Swiss Franc is down against the Euro, Dollar and Pound on a 'risk off' day for global markets, an anomaly that has lead one prominent FX analyst to suspect the invisible hand of the Swiss National Bank (SNB) is moving the market.

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Swiss Franc Strength Confounds Clients of Goldman Sachs

  • Written by Gary Howes

Franc outlook

The Swiss Franc's multi-week run of gains might have as much to do with a positioning unwind as it does with a recent spike in investor demand for 'safe haven' assets, according to new research from Goldman Sachs.

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Swiss Franc "Most Vulnerable Currency" in G10 if U.S. Yields Stir Further

  • Written by James Skinner

Swiss Franc outlook

The Swiss Franc has been a standout underperformer among major currencies in the last week but could fall further in the weeks and months ahead, according to analysts at BofA Global Research, who say it’s the most vulnerable among major currencies to a recovery in U.S. bond yields.

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Pound-Swiss Franc Rate Looks to Break 1.28, Could See 1.30

  • Written by James Skinner

Pound-Swiss Franc outlook

The Pound-to-Swiss Franc exchange rate was testing three-month highs early in the new week, a break above which could lead Sterling into a 1.28-to-1.3255 trading range, although economic developments and the trajectory of the U.S. Dollar will have the final say.

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Swiss Franc Rolls Over after SNB Quashes Foolhardy Rate Hopes

  • Written by James Skinner

SNB's Jordan

The Swiss Franc was underperforming most other major currencies on Thursday as the Swiss National Bank’s (SNB) latest policy guidance looked to have upset foolhardy investors who’ve been betting the bank might lift its interest rate over the coming years.

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