Category Archive: 1.) CHF

Main Author George Dorgan
George Dorgan
George Dorgan (penname) predicted the end of the EUR/CHF peg at the CFA Society and at many occasions on SeekingAlpha.com and on this blog. Several Swiss and international financial advisors support the site. These firms aim to deliver independent advice from the often misleading mainstream of banks and asset managers. George is FinTech entrepreneur, financial author and alternative economist. He speak seven languages fluently.

Why is the Pound to Euro Rate Falling? Will it Continue?

U.K jobless claims were released in early morning trading today, much like many economic data releases the figures were posted at an earlier than usual 07:00, we normally would see a release such as this out at 09:30. The figures, as expected were not particularly great reading for the U.K economy however there was a slight surprise in the fact that the official unemployment rate came in at 3.9% as opposed to the 4.3% which had been expected.

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Questions That Need Answering [feat. Jonathan Watson]

Guest Worship Leaders Austin and Lindsey Adamec from Jacksonville,FL. Jonathan Watson from Charleston Southern University helps us to understand The Trinity. With THE BLOC Online you can join us every Thursday for 7pm! — Follow Austin and Lindsey Adamec: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIHRWN8MV6uzP9yaLURmRDg Subscribe to our channel to see more messages from THE BLOC: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVEI... Follow us on Instagram:...

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Is capitalism broken? | Guy Standing, Izabella Kaminska, Jamie Whyte, and Steven King

Guy Standing, Jamie Whyte, Izabella Kaminska and Stephen King debate if we can save capitalism. Watch the full debate at https://iai.tv/video/is-capitalism-broken-democracy-reform?utm_source=YouTube&utm_medium=description It is just twenty-five years since Fukuyama’s claim, taken seriously at the time, that capitalism and liberal democracy had won, and represented the endpoint of cultural advance. Instead, after a decade of stagnation...

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A More Connected American | Jonathan Watson | TEDxThunderRidgeHS

Very few Americans have the courage or motivation to live and work outside the USA. Americans need to be aware of cultural differences and teaching experiences outside the USA. Jonathan Watson has been to 35 countries around four continents. His interests include reading, traveling, teaching, marketing, sales, and speaking. He wants to be the greatest speaker in the world. Jonathan wants to run a marathon on all seven continents of the world. He...

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The power of money, the 2008 crash, and the next economic crisis | Izabella Kaminska

Is the economy rigged against the working class, and is a new crash inevitable? Izabella Kaminska lifts the lid on the world of finance Find more debates and talks at iai.tv After the financial crisis in 2008, tigher regulations were imposed to curb bankers’ behaviour. But 12 years on, are the regulators now serving the …

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GBP to CHF Rate: Sterling Supported Against the Swiss Franc as Boris Johnson’s Health Improves

The GBP to CHF interbank exchange rate today has been ranging between 1.2017 and 1.2092. The pound looks supportive today on the back that Prime Minister Boris Johnson, is on the road to recovery from Covid-19.

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GBPCHF Strengthens on News That COVID-19 Spread Appears to Be Slowing

The pound continued to strengthen against the Swiss franc yesterday following the news that the UK’s current lockdown situation appears to be slowing the spread of COVID-19, causing a 0.85% movement in GBPCHF exchange rates throughout the day.

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Will CHF/GBP Be a Good Currency Pair for Investment in the Future?

Trade between the UK and Switzerland is robust these days and it’s not going to get any worse for a long time. Even with the economic turmoil resulting from Brexit, the trade between these two countries was set to stay strong due to the special deal signed by them in 2019. As the situation stands now, trade agreements are solid, so these business relationships should only strengthen.

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Is greed good? | Brian Eno, Izabella Kaminska, Guy Standing, Mark Littlewood

Brian Eno, Izabella Kaminska, Guy Standing, and Mark Littlewood debate the value of greed. Watch the full debate at https://iai.tv/video/has-greed-got-the-better-of-us-consumer-culture?stage=Stage&utm_source=YouTube&utm_medium=description 150 years ago life was short and luxuries scarce. Fast forward to today and life is long and affluent. So why are we still unfulfilled? Is it human nature to be dissatisfied with our lot …...

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New 100 Swiss Franc Note Coming Soon

The note’s design is inspired by Switzerland’s tradition of humanitarianism, represented on the note by water. The note remains blue but is much smaller than the existing one, making it easier to fit into wallets.

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Swiss National Bank Presents New 100-Franc Note

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) will begin releasing the new 100-franc note on 12 September 2019, bringing the issuance of the ninth banknote series to a close. The first denomination in the new series, the 50-franc note, entered circulation on 13 April 2016. This was followed by the 20, 10, 200 and 1000-franc notes, which were released at six or twelve-month intervals.

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SNB’s Maechler: Reaffirms Pledges on FX and Intervention, Negative Rates

SNB jawboning CHF lower as concerns mount over global growth fears and a flight to safety. EUR/CHF is already trading close to the lows of the year. The Swiss National Bank's Andréa M Maechler, Member of the Governing Board, has crossed the wires saying that ‘any intervention’ requires an analysis of cost/benefits - plenty of jawboning going on here.

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More SNB Maechler: Right now we still have plenty of room for forex intervention

Right now is still plenty of room for forex intervention. As to negative rates are working, SNB's Maechler says "absolutely". Looking at the EURCHF, the pair is trading near the lowest levels since June 2017. The lows this month tested the lows from back then. The test has stalled the fall.

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Pound to Swiss Franc forecast: Investors flock to the CHF, will the Swiss National Bank curb demand for the Franc?

Sterling slides against the Swiss Franc as Brexit and the global economic outlook weigh on the Pound. The pound to Swiss franc exchange rate has fallen lower below 1.20 for the GBP vs CHF pair with interbank rates currently sitting at 1.189. The slide in the pound against the Swiss franc has presented those looking to sell Swiss francs with an opportunity to convert when compared to recent months.

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Pressure returns on Swiss franc amid global uncertainty

One knock-on effect of the escalating trade war between the United States and China is that the Swiss franc is becoming more attractive for investors – putting pressure on the Swiss National Bank (SNB) to come to the defence of the safe haven currency. For much of July a euro bought at least CHF1.10.

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Swiss Central Bank under Pressure as Franc Rises

Yesterday, the Swiss franc reached its highest level against the euro in two years. The EUR/CHF exchange rate reached 1.097 on 24 July 2019, a rate not seen since early 2017. Upward pressure on the franc is partly being driven by expectations of interest rate cuts by eurozone and US central banks. In addition, the franc is considered a safe haven currency and typically rises when global risk perceptions rise.

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Pound to Swiss Franc exchange rates remain docile despite yesterday’s UK political developments

Movement for the Pound to Swiss Franc pair limited. Pound to Swiss franc exchange rates have remained relatively rangebound this week, despite yesterday’s political developments inside the UK. Whilst the GBP/CHF pair is historically less volatile than GBP/EUR for an example, a range of only two cents movement over the past month is testament to the current market uncertainty.

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Pound to Swiss Franc forecast: Will GBP/CHF rates fall below 1.20?

The pound to Swiss Franc exchange rate has been on steady decline since May when it peaked at 1.3397. Since then, it has fallen to 1.2245 as Brexit uncertainties continue to weigh on sterling, with the market feeling the prospect of a no-deal Brexit has increased. The franc has also risen in value owing to its status as a safe haven currency, and the continued fears over the global economy.

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Alumni Top Tips: Jonathan Watson

In this video, alumnus Jonathan Watson - Business Economics class of 2016 - shares his top tips for students and recent graduates. Find out about the alumni community here: mmu.ac.uk/alumni

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Swiss Franc at 5 month highs vs the Pound

Tory leadership debate does little to help the pound. Sterling has remained under a lot of pressure against a number of currencies including vs the Swiss franc. The Tory leadership race is now down to 5 candidates after former Brexit secretary Dominic Raab only managed to get 30 votes. This was short of the required 33 to progress to the next round.

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