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Swiss Franc Strong Despite Unfavorable Market Sentiment, Falling PPI

The Swiss franc was strong today, which was a surprising turn of events considering that the market sentiment was unfavorable to safe currencies. Domestic macroeconomic data could not explain the strength of the currency as it was not good, though within expectations.

Positive GDP Print Doesn’t Help Swiss Franc

The Switzerland franc was weak today despite better-than-expected economic growth in Switzerland. The problem for the currency was the positive market sentiment, which reduced the Swissie’s appeal in the role of a safe currency.

Switzerland’s Inflation Stable, Swiss Franc Rebounds

The Swiss franc fell at the start of Tuesday’s session but has trimmed its losses by now. Furthermore, the Swissie managed to gain on the euro and the Great Britain pound, currencies that were very weak today. The domestic inflation report was better than expected, but it does not seem that the currency’s rebound was tied to economic data specifically.

Swiss Franc Mixed, Domestic Macros Provide Support

The Swiss franc was somewhat mixed on Monday, rising against some currencies and falling versus others. Domestic macroeconomic data was helpful to the Swissie.

Swiss Franc Soft Despite Stable KOF Barometer

The Swiss franc was rather weak today, though it managed to gain on the euro, which itself was soft. Domestic macroeconomic data was decent but did not provide the Swissie much boost.

Swiss Franc Mixed on Bearish Sentiment, Loose Monetary Policy

The Swiss franc is mixed midweek as the latest survey of investors suggested a bearish sentiment. But the poll of investors might change in the coming weeks as the central bank pledged a looser monetary policy, suggesting that it will continue to stimulate the economy and financial markets. Could this help the country counter the demand for the safe-haven currency in a time of global turmoil?

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 […]

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