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A round up of the latest Swiss Franc forecast news items from the Currency News desk.

Pound to Swiss Franc: GBP/CHF Exchange Rate Falls after UK Domestic Data Dents Investor Sentiment

19 May 2015 at 10 PM - Written by Toni Johnson

UK Inflation Data Drives Sterling Lower The Pound softened against the Franc after unfavourable UK domestic data emerged. The UK’s Consumer Price Index recorded a decline of -0.1% in April, rather than remaining flat at 0.0% as economists had expected. Bank of England Governor Mark Carney commented on the matter, saying: ‘We expect...

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Pound Sterling to Swiss Franc (GBP/CHF) Falls, Despite Lack of Swiss Data and Upbeat UK Ecostats

12 May 2015 at 10 PM - Written by Ben Hughes

Franc Reacts to Global Economic News With a serious lack of Swiss domestic data coming to light this week, the Franc is going to be sensitive to global developments. Tuesday saw the Pound fall against the Swiss Franc despite upbeat UK economic ecostats. The UK’s Industrial Production figure rose by 0.7% in March on the year, rather than...

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Pound to Swiss Franc (GBP/CHF) Exchange Rate Relatively Static Following Data Disappointments

5 May 2015 at 3 PM - Written by David Woodsmith

GBP/CHF Holding Steady Despite UK Construction PMI Dip The Pound remained in a tight range against the Franc on Monday after both UK and Swiss data emerged at the start of the week. The UK construction sector was less productive than initially thought with the April gauge coming in at 54.2 from the previous month’s 57.8. However, the...

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Pound to Swiss Franc Exchange Rate (GBP/CHF) Climbs amid Political Speculation for UK General Election

28 Apr 2015 at 3 PM - Written by Tim Boyer

GBP/CHF Gains as Investors Shrug off UK GDP The Pound advanced against the Swiss Franc as the UK currency made a recovery from weaker-than-expected Gross Domestic Product figures that emerged earlier in the session. The UK economy was expected to see a decline from 3.0% to 2.6% in GDP data; however, the actual ecostat slipped lower to...

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Swiss Franc Outlook: Pound Gains versus Franc (GBP/CHF) as Swiss Money Supply Slows

21 Apr 2015 at 8 PM - Written by Tim Boyer

GBP/CHF Advances Despite UK Election Concerns The Pound climbed against the Swiss Franc after the Swiss Money Supply figure declined in March. The annual ecostat came in at 2.2% after the previous month’s 2.3% increase. However, the strong Franc has been playing havoc with many businesses and now banks have said they’re facing...

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Pound Climbs against Swiss Franc (GBP/CHF) as Investors Weigh UK Consumer Prices

14 Apr 2015 at 10 PM - Written by Ben Hughes

Pound Softer after Core UK CPI Softens, Non-Core Inflation Holds at 0.0% The Pound recorded gains against the Swiss Franc after investors weighed up the UK’s latest consumer price reading. Despite core inflation falling from 1.2% to 1.0%, many had expected the non-core measure to dip into disinflation territory as oil prices tumble the...

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Pound Climbs against Swiss Franc (GBP/CHF) as Investors Remain Upbeat about UK Economic Recovery

8 Apr 2015 at 11 PM - Written by Ben Hughes

UK Economic Recovery Supports Pound The Pound recorded gains against the Swiss Franc after both upbeat UK and Swiss data emerged. The Swiss Consumer Price Index was expected to decline from -0.8% to -1.1% in March on the year, but the ecostat surprised by only softening to -0.9%. On the month, March recorded 0.3% growth rather than the...

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Pound Climbs versus Swiss Franc (GBP/CHF) as Upbeat UK Ecostats Emerge

31 Mar 2015 at 4 PM - Written by James Fuller

The Pound advanced against a host of other majors, including the Swiss Franc, on Tuesday after upbeat UK ecostats emerged. A UK Consumer Confidence survey rose to 4 in March rather than the expected 2 from February’s 1. It’s expected that sentiment may be shaken in the run-up to the UK general election with many experts suggesting a...

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British Pound Sterling Exchange Rate Forecast - Euro, Swiss Franc and the US Dollar

26 Mar 2015 at 9 AM - Written by John Cameron

The Bank of England’s monetary policy team came out in force yesterday to scotch market rumours suggesting that the next move from the Old Lady of Threadneedle Street might be an interest rate cut. Holders of the POUND STERLING (currency:GBP) were relieved to hear firstly Kristin Forbes and then David Miles publicly state that the next BoE...

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Pound Falls versus Swiss Franc (GBP/CHF) after UK Inflation Softens Further than Estimated

24 Mar 2015 at 11 PM - Written by Frank Davies

The Pound slipped lower against the Swiss Franc on Tuesday when the UK’s level of inflation slipped below expectations. The UK’s Consumer Price Index hit 0.0% on the year in February, despite economists’ estimating a smaller dip from 0.3% to 0.1%. However, the fall wasn’t exactly a surprise, with the Bank of England suggesting...

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