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Swiss Franc Gains Boost from Risk Aversion & Economic Outlook

The Swiss franc gained against most other major currencies today, with the exception of the US dollar. The risk-negative market sentiment and the optimistic outlook for Switzerland’s economy helped the currency.

Swiss Franc Firm Despite Disappointing PPI

The Swiss franc rose versus some of its most-traded counterparts, though not against the rather strong euro, even as the growth of the Producer Price Index trailed market expectations.

Swiss Franc Trades Strong on Thursday

The Swiss franc was rather strong today, gaining on most of its major rivals. Economic data released in Switzerland over the trading session was neutral.

Accelerating Inflation Unable to Boost Swiss Franc

The Swiss franc was extremely weak today despite the better-than-expected inflation data released in Switzerland over the current trading session.

Swiss Franc Retreats vs. Euro, Gain on Other Majors

The Swiss franc gained on some of its major peers today, including the US dollar, but fell versus the euro as concerns about European politics receded.

Swiss Franc Tries to Hold Ground, Weighed by Poor Macroeconomic Data

The Swiss franc was trying to hold its ground today and managed to do so against some of its rivals. It was made complicated by lackluster domestic macroeconomic data and the improving market sentiment.

Swiss Franc Firm on Risk Aversion & Economic Data

The Swiss franc was rather firm today. Risk aversion and decent domestic macroeconomic data helped the currency to carve out gains versus its major rivals.

USD Ends Week Second Strongest, Analysts Unconvinced by Rally

The US dollar ended the week as the second strongest currency on the Forex market, losing only to the Swiss franc. Yet some market analysts said that the rally was unconvincing due to a range of political factors that were weighing on the greenback.

Swiss Franc Falls Below 1.20 Against Euro

The Swiss franc fell below the historically important level of 1.20 versus the euro as the risk appetite drove investors away from safe currencies. Still, Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan saw no reason to abandon the extremely loose monetary policy.

Swiss Franc Gains After Inflation Report

The Swiss franc gained on its most-trade rivals, though not on the US dollar, today after the release of a good inflation print.

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