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Swiss Franc Dips As Markets Confident on US-China Trade Progress

The Swiss franc is trading slightly lower on Thursday as investors are confident that the US-China trade negotiations are progressing, a development that would diminish the franc’s safe-haven appeal. The near-term trend might please the central bank amid efforts to fight the currency’s overvaluation. But is it enough to prevent further monetary easing? Analysts suggest that it is not.

Swiss Franc Mixed As Retail Sales, Manufacturing Slump

The Swiss franc is mixed against currency competitors on Thursday after new data highlighted a slumping retail sector and a bearish manufacturing industry. Despite the central bank trying to do everything it can to debase the franc, investors are still pouring into the safe-haven asset and boosting the franc’s value.

Swiss Franc Rallies As Investors Pour Into Safe-Haven Currency

The Swiss franc is rallying midweek against multiple major currencies as investors are pouring into the safe-haven currency. With the central bank refusing to follow other institutions in easing monetary policy, traders were enthusiastic about the nation’s ability to weather the coming economic storm clouds, especially after the government slashed economic growth projections for 2019.

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?

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 Rallies on Risk Aversion, Ignores SNB

The Swiss franc rallied today on the back of risk aversion on the Forex market. The currency largely ignored the monetary policy meeting of the Swiss National Bank and somewhat disappointing domestic macroeconomic data.

Swiss Franc Retreats From Safe-Haven Bolster As Foreign Investment Declines

The Swiss franc is sliding against some of its major currency rivals midweek. For the last week, the franc has been advancing as investors seek out safe-haven assets during the escalation in the US-China trade spat. The franc has ostensibly come back down to earth on recent economic data.

Swiss Franc Rebounds on Improved Economic Sentiment, Global Cues

The Swiss franc is rebounding on Thursday after being the worst performing major currency in April. Posting huge losses against some of its most publicly traded rivals, the franc is taking a breather and recording modest gains towards the end of the trading week. With very little domestic economic data, the franc is taking its direction on global cues.

Swiss Franc Mixed on Higher Inflation, Slumping Manufacturing

The Swiss franc was mixed midweek as the currency was data-dependent against some of its major rivals. Investors combed through numbers that found higher-than-expected inflation, lower-than-expected manufacturing activity, and commendable retail sales figures.

Swiss Franc Gains Despite SNB Keeping Negative Interest Rates

The Swiss franc rallied against most major currencies today, with the exception of the US dollar, which was rebounding after yesterday’s losses. Markets largely ignored the monetary policy meeting of the Swiss National Bank.

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