Category Archive: CHF

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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.

EUR/CHF: A History of Interventions, December 2009

December 2009 EUR/CHF Selling Off EUR/CHF is down at 1.4835 from an early 1.4865, the swissy bulls happy to probe for signs of meaningful SNB interest.  Many are voicing surprise at the lack of interest being show by the Swiss National Bank to curtail the recent burgeoning swissy strength. There is talk of 1.4800 barrier … Continue reading »

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EUR/CHF A history of interventions: November 2009

November 2009 Asian FX Market Open: Price Action Suggests That There’s More To Come As I wrote yesterday, the market moves reminded me of 12 months ago when risk aversion was in full flow and this has continued throughout the European session. As Lilac mentioned after the FTSE fell by over 3%, we could be … Continue reading »

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EUR/CHF A History of Interventions: October 2009

A market view history of the EUR/CHF from the website ForexLive October 2009 Cue The Jaws Music EUR/CHF is trading below 1.5100, presently at 1.5090,  very nearly at 1.5o80 where the SNB is last said to have intervened………. More Signs Of US And Global Recovery The US GDP number was yet another sign of a global economic recovery … Continue reading...

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EUR/CHF A history of interventions: September 2009

  A market view history of the EUR/CHF from the website ForexLive September 2009 Market Settles Down After More NZD-Led Volatility As Jamie said earlier, it’s amazing that an economy half the size of Norway’s can lead the market by the nose and it has now done so for the second successive day. NZD/USD rose almost … Continue reading »

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Recent History of the Swiss franc, August 2009

A market view history of the EUR/CHF from the website ForexLive August 2009 Swiss KOF Leading Indicator Much Stronger Than Expected The Swiss KOF leading indicator for August has come in at -0.04 from a revised -0.85 in July, much stronger than the median forecast of -0.60.  The indicator’s m/m rise in August is the strongest … Continue reading...

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Recent History of the Swiss franc, July 2009

A market view history of the EUR/CHF from the website ForexLive July 2009 EURCHF Offers 1.5250 Im hearing that EURCHF offers at 1.5250 are lined up ready to defend the level. There was an attempt to take it higher on Friday after the German IFO number but failed. 1.5250 is proving to be quite a level. … Continue reading »

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Swiss National Bank Still Committed to FX Intervention (July 2009)

Jul. 17th 2009 Extracts from the history of the Swiss franc (July 2009). When the Swiss National Bank (SNB) intervened three weeks ago in forex markets, the Swiss Franc instantly declined 2% against the Euro. Since then, the Franc has risen slowly, and it’s now in danger of touching the “line in the sand” of …

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Recent History of the Swiss Franc: June 2009

  A market view history of the EUR/CHF from the website ForexLive June 2009 Don’t Get Too Fancy- Most Of The Clues Are Face-Up On The Table EUR/USD: big option play has tied the market in for the last 2 weeks and there are 2 more to go we believe. 1.3750/1.4250 range on the wide but … Continue reading »

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SNB Intervenes on Behalf of Franc (June 2009)

Jun. 26th 2009 Extracts from the history of the Swiss franc (June 2009)   Back on March 12, the Swiss National Bank issued a stern promise that it would actively seek to hold down the value of the Swiss Franc (CHF) as a means of forestalling deflation. The currency immediately plummeted 5%, as traders made … Continue...

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SNB rate decision June 18th 2009

Extracts from the History of the Swiss Franc Courtesy on EasyForex.com SNB rate decision June 18th 2009 Written by Michael J. Malpede Wednesday, 17 June 2009 18:23 GMT The Swiss National Bank (SNB) will hold its monetary policy meeting on Thursday June 18th.The SNB is expected to hold rate policy steady at 0.00%-0.75%.Recent Swiss economic …

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Recent History of the Swiss franc: May 2009

A market view history of the EUR/CHF from the website ForexLive May 2009 BIS And SNB Expected To Be Buying EUR/CHF On 1.50 Handle Dealers expect to see bids appearing from either the Swiss National Bank or the Bank for International Settlements if EUR/CHF dips back towards 1.5050. By Sean Lee  || May 28, 2009 at 04:03 … Continue reading »

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Recent History of the Swiss Franc: April 2009

A history of the EUR/CHF from the website ForexLive April 2009 Selling EUR/CHF Seems Akin To Poking Billy Goat Gruff With A Sharp Stick It seems to me selling the EUR/CHF cross down here is akin to poking the elder billy goat gruff with a sharp stick.  You get it, Alpine meadows, goat herds….(Ok I know … Continue reading »

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Recent History of the Swiss franc: March 2009

A history of the EUR/CHF from the website ForexLive March 2009 Be Warned, April Fools Day Don’t believe everything you hear today as somebody might be having you on! The CHF is making a comeback and it’s imminent demise, which I have been forecasting, is obviously greatly exaggerated. EUR/CHF is back under 1.5100 and no sign … Continue reading »

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SNB Fulfills Promise of Forex Intervention, Franc Collapses (March 2009)

Extracts from the history of the Swiss franc (March 2009).   Mar. 17th 2009   Last week, the Forex Blog concluded a post on the Swiss Franc by suggesting that the Swiss National Bank (SNB) could artificially depress the value of its currency, which had “not just posted strong gains against the eurosince late August …

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Swiss Franc Rises on a Trade-weighted Basis, but Down against the Dollar (March 2009)

Mar. 11th 2009 Extracts from the history of the Swiss franc (March 2009).   Most of the “safe haven” talk in forex circles has focused on Japan and the US. Switzerland, meanwhile, has also attracted is fair share of risk-averse investors, who are piling into Franc-denominated assets, despite the deteriorating Swiss economic situation. In fact, …

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Recent History of the Swiss franc: January to February 2009

Swissy Sees Some Slight Improvement   Swissy is seeing some slight improvement in afternoon trade, the EUR/CHF cross presently down at 1.4900 from the 1.4990 session high posted earlier. The general flight to perceived safety, with gold fast approaching $1,000, will be playing a part with swissy’s safe haven premium coming into play. However how …

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Credit Crisis Could Lift Yen, Franc (July 2008)

Jul. 31st 2008 Extracts from the history of the Swiss franc (July 2008).   As the credit crisis has unfolded, the Dollar has remained (relatively) strong, especially considering the deteriorating state of its economy. The reason for this, of course, is that in times of crisis, investors flock to perceived safe havens, such as the …

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Le taux plancher contre le D-Mark, le précédent de 1978

Une secrète contribution de “Le Temps”, juste pour les francophones parmi nos abonées.   Il y a trente-quatre ans, la Banque nationale suise avait déjà défendu un taux de change pour le franc suisse. Plongée dans les archives et rappel du contexte perturbé qui a poussé la Suisse jusqu’à cet extrême LES LIENS Les trois … Continue...

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