CCY - CCY Delayed Price. Currency in CHF
+0.0005 (+0.05%)
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Previous Close1.056
Day's Range1.055 - 1.057
52 Week Range1.0525 - 1.1476
  • Why Euro Is So Strong?
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    Why Euro Is So Strong?

    Sometimes it is a combination of various factors. In the media, the recent strength of the EURUSD is contributed to the few factors.

  • Not all Safe Havens Equal Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
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    Not all Safe Havens Equal Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

    The demand for safe haven assets has understandably been amplified amid swirling concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.

  • Markets Saw “Glass Half Full” In Recent Data
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    Markets Saw “Glass Half Full” In Recent Data

    The glass of economic data is half full if we estimate the reaction to the macroeconomic data. This applies to both last Friday’s U.S. employment report, and China’s GDP figures released this morning. The published data for the 4th quarter of 2019 showed that the economy slowed down to 30-year lows.

  • Chapter 6 “Expanding Trade.”
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    Chapter 6 “Expanding Trade.”

    “Expanding trade.” is the meat of the matter, but other than that, I think we’re chasing stories of ghosts of handshake trade truces past interjected with opinions on narratives that haven’t even evolved yet, so maybe time to let the dust settle before diving in

  • Strong Swiss Franc Might Become Tougher Challenge for SNB
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    Strong Swiss Franc Might Become Tougher Challenge for SNB

    One-month implied volatility in the Euro/Franc Forex pair climbed to its highest level in nearly two months on Wednesday, up by as much as 11 basis points to 4.27%, according to Bloomberg.

  • Slim Pickings
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    Slim Pickings

    China is expected to toe the line on any weakness in the RMB as we move forward to negotiating Phase Two. No impulse for gold from the US CPI data as the inflation trend was broadly neutral for gold.

  • Keep Calm, Less Than 24 Hours To Go.
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    Keep Calm, Less Than 24 Hours To Go.

    Keep calm less than 24 hours to go in a week wholly dominated by developments in the middle east. With that in mind, we’re starting with a bang again this morning as a powerful explosion was heard at the Syria -Iraq border.


    Top 5 Things to Watch on Monday, Jan. 6 - Fears over the prospect of a conflict in the Middle East are roiling markets, with Brent crude jumping to $70 and safe haven gold hitting its highest level in seven years. Global stocks are in the red and in the Euro Zone data has showed that business activity remained close to stagnation at the end of last year. Here's what you need to know in financial markets on Monday, Jan. 6.


    NewsBreak: Swiss National Bank Eases Penalty Rate for Banks -- The Swiss National Bank left its key interest rate unchanged Thursday but took steps to reduce the penalty that banks pay on excess reserves, a week after the European Central Bank took similar action to protect euro zone banks against the harmful side-effects of negative rates. The SNB said the volume of excess reserves that will be remunerated at the penalty rate will be reviewed on a monthly basis.


    Economic Calendar - Top 5 Things to Watch This Week - Oil prices will react when markets open after an attack on a key Saudi production facility, amid uncertainty over how much global supply will be disrupted. Investors are also bracing for another interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve this week, as well as a flurry of rate decisions from other world central banks.

  • Key Risk Events for June
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    Key Risk Events for June

    It promises to be an interesting month, especially as we build to what is a ‘live’ FOMC meeting in July, with implied at 62% chance of a cut. If Trump doesn’t converge with the Mexicans and Chinese then the Fed start chopping and that has huge implications – gold bulls will be feeling a tad excited right here.