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GBP/CHF Forecast: Pound to Swiss Franc Exchange Rate Continues to Test New Highs despite Risk-Aversion

30 Mar 2021 at 3 PM - Written by Toni Johnson

Despite high demand for some safe haven currencies like the US Dollar (USD) this week, the British Pound to Swiss Franc (GBP/CHF) exchange rate continues to trend strongly as the Pound benefits more from the market’s mood and coronavirus pandemic speculation. Today’s Swiss data beat forecasts, but unless data continues to come in strong...

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GBP/CHF Forecast: Pound to Swiss Franc Exchange Rate Avoids Losses as Franc Unappealing

23 Mar 2021 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

Despite weaker demand for the Pound today, the British Pound to Swiss Franc (GBP/CHF) exchange rate is recovering from weekly lows. The Pound has been able to recover a little as markets continue to find the Swiss Franc broadly unappealing. Investors may remain hesitant to buy the Swiss Franc ahead of Thursday’s Swiss National Bank (SNB)...

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GBP/CHF Forecast: Pound to Swiss Franc Exchange Rate Slumps from Year’s Best as Investors Head for Safe Havens

26 Feb 2021 at 12 PM - Written by Tim Boyer

The Pound’s strong streak may have come to an end for now as investors took profit from the British currency’s bullish February, and the British Pound to Swiss Franc (GBP/CHF) exchange rate has been tumbling from its best levels on new demand for the Swiss Franc as well. The Swiss Franc is a safe haven currency which is often appealing in...

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Higher-than-Forecast Swiss Unemployment Fails to Boost Pound Swiss Franc Exchange Rate

8 Feb 2021 at 12 PM - Written by Frank Davies

Pound Swiss Franc Exchange Rate Trends Lower in Spite of Rising Swiss Unemployment A higher-than-expected Swiss unemployment rate was not enough to shore up the Pound to Swiss Franc (GBP/CHF) exchange rate on Monday morning. Although Swiss unemployment rose from 3.5% to 3.7% in January this failed to put any particular pressure on CHF...

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GBP to CHF Exchange Rate Tumbles as Coronavirus Lockdowns Boost Safe Haven Franc

5 Jan 2021 at 4 PM - Written by Frank Davies

Fresh lockdowns to dampen the spread of the coronavirus pandemic have hit the British Pound to Swiss Franc (GBP/CHF) exchange rate this week so far. As the pandemic continues to hit many major economies hard and has seen surges in infections over the past month, markets are becoming anxious about lasting impact on the global economy again....

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Pound to Swiss Franc Exchange Rate Edges Higher as Bank Rejects US Currency Manipulator Label,

17 Dec 2020 at 10 AM - Written by James Fuller

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) has held interest rates at -0.75%. The bank has reiterated that it will continue to intervene to curb franc appreciation despite being labelled by a currency manipulator by the US Treasury on Wednesday. The Euro to Swiss franc exchange rate has strengthened marginally to 1.0800 while the dollar-to-Swiss franc...

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GBP to CHF Exchange Rate Pressured by Brexit Fears and Coronavirus Surges

8 Dec 2020 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

Mixed speculation over the direction of UK-EU Brexit talks are keeping the British Pound to Swiss Franc (GBP/CHF) exchange rate under pressure this week. While some investors are more willing to take risks due to coronavirus vaccine hopes, the Swiss Franc is among the market’s most appealing safe havens due to Switzerland’s relatively...

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Pound to Swiss Franc (GBP/CHF) Exchange Rate Edges Higher as Outlook for Swiss Economy Dims

3 Dec 2020 at 5 PM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/CHF Exchange Rate Rises as Safe-Haven Demand Sinks on Covid-19 Vaccine Rollouts The Pound to Swiss Franc (GBP/CHF) exchange rate rose by 0.5% today, with the pairing currently trading around 1.202fr. The Swiss Franc (CHF) fell today following the release of the Swiss Consumer Price Index for November, which fell unexpectedly by...

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GBP to CHF Exchange Rate Soars as ‘Biden Bounce’ Leaves Safe Havens Tumbling

9 Nov 2020 at 4 PM - Written by James Fuller

As markets open for the week and investors react to the results of the US 2020 Presidential Election, investors have become more willing to take risks again and as a result the British Pound to Swiss Franc (GBP/CHF) exchange rate has surged. The Pound is seeing some relief from the victory of Democrat candidate Joe Biden, while the Swiss...

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Pound Swiss Franc (GBP/CHF) Exchange Rate Sinks as Hints of Global Negative Interest Rates Boost Safe-Haven CHF

20 Oct 2020 at 5 PM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/CHF Exchange Rate Falls as Swiss Currency Benefits from Dampened Risk Sentiment The Pound to Swiss Franc (GBP/CHF) exchange rate fell by -0.3% today, with the pairing currently fluctuating around 1.175fr. The safe-haven Swiss Franc (CHF) has benefited from growing speculation that more global central banks – including the Reserve...

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