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Euro Attempts to Hold Ground amid Clashing Fundamentals

The euro was relatively firm today, though the currency fell against some of its rivals, most notably the extremely strong Great Britain pound. Fundamentals clashed, with positive macro releases pushing the currency up but the dovish stance of the European central bank driving it down.

Positive Market Sentiment Hurts Appeal of Swiss Franc

The Swiss franc was soft today as the market sentiment remained positive, hurting demand for the currency often used as a safe haven. Markets largely ignored the strong language of US President Donald Trump regarding China.

Swiss PPI Falls Less than Expected, Franc Soft

The Swiss franc was soft today even though the Producer Price Index fell last month less than was expected.

Swiss Franc Ignores Falling Consumer Prices

The Swiss franc rallied against other most-traded currencies today despite falling consumer prices in Switzerland. Risk aversion was the reason for the currency’s strength.

Swiss Franc Flat As Trade Surplus Balloons in June

The Swiss franc is trading relatively flat against some of its currency rivals on Thursday as some recent economic data are pushing up the safe-haven asset. While not consider the global beacon of exports, Switzerland has enjoyed a significant jump last month, helping it experience the biggest trade surplus in more than two years. With Zurich engaged in terse discussions with the European Union (EU), this could […]

Swiss Franc Strong amid Risk Aversion, Falling Unemployment

The Swiss franc, as well as other safe currencies like the US dollar and the Japanese yen, were extremely strong on Tuesday amid speculations whether the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this year and how much. Domestic macroeconomic data was also supportive of the Swissie.

Swiss Franc Strong After Inflation Beats Expectations

The Swiss franc was strong during today’s subdued trading. Domestic inflation data released over the trading session was supportive to the currency.

Swiss Franc Strong Despite Comments from Zurbruegg

The Swiss franc gained on most major currencies today even after the central bank’s officials continued to signal that extremely loose monetary policy will remain in place in the foreseeable future.

Swiss Franc Loses Gains, Domestic Data Doesn’t Help

The Swiss franc attempted to rally today but by now has lost its gains against almost all of its most-traded rivals, with the exception of the euro. Domestic macroeconomic data was not helpful to the currency.

Swiss Franc Gains on Budget Surplus Forecast, Capped by Weak Sentiment

The Swiss franc is gaining against a basket of currencies on Thursday, supported by the government’s federal budget surplus forecast. As the economic powerhouse introduces tax and pension reforms, the government thinks it will take in more revenues. But the healthy state of the nation’s finances is not making investors optimistic on the economy.

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