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Are SNB being ‘franc’ about a potential hike?

Comments from SNB’s president suggest the central bank might be closer to hiking rates sooner than some expect.

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May 19, 2022 10:47 PM
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Weekly COT Report: Bulls Have All but Abandoned the Swiss Franc

The long / short ratio of bulls to bears on the Swiss franc hit a record low last week, which suggests we may be approaching a sentiment extreme for bearish positioning.

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European Open: Is The Sell-Off Losing Steam or Just Pausing For Breath?

Whilst risk assets remained under pressure, there are signs that the risk-off tone has softened as bearish volatility remains on the low side.

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July 19, 2021 09:01 PM

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DXY isn’t a currency pair, but USD/CHF is!

If traders would like to trade DXY, USD/CHF may be a good substitute

June 28, 2021 12:17 PM
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European Open: Mild Optimism Ahead of Core PCE, GBP/CHF Back Within Range

US inflation data is the main data point in today’s calendar, but there was a mild risk-on tone across equity and FX markets thanks to US infrastructure bill.

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European Open: Euro Pairs Consolidate Ahead of Key Data Points

German industrial production kids the day off at 07:00 BST, ahead of the ZEW sentiment report and final GDP and employment reads for the eurozone at 10:00.

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June 7, 2021 08:41 PM
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European Open: Japan’s Exports Rise to 11yr High, Futures Point to Firmer Open

Whilst Japan’s rising exports are good for domestic growth (after GDP contracted in Q1) it also points to increased global demand.

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May 19, 2021 08:52 PM
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European Open: Bullish Candles Form on European Indices

Asian equities were mostly higher overnight thanks to a positive lead from Wall Street, after Fed members calmed market nerves of rising inflation, helping equities to snap a three-day losing streak.

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May 13, 2021 08:14 PM
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Is USD/CHF trying to tell us something about DXY?

If the 2 assets are truly, positively correlated, one may expect that the DXY will bounce soon

April 14, 2021 07:36 AM
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Swiss National Bank preview: A trillion-franc quandary

The SNB spent a staggering CHF 110B on intervention to stem the appreciation of the Swiss franc in the FX market last year

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March 23, 2021 10:09 AM
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USD/CHF and DXY mending their broken relationship

If the strong correlation between USD/CHF and DXY deteriorates again, it may be a warning that something bigger is brewing.

March 3, 2021 06:06 AM
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USD/CHF and DXY diverge

If one is looking for a proxy to trade the DXY, USD/CHF is probably not the best choice right now.

February 23, 2021 10:57 AM
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So you want to trade the DXY?: EUR/USD, USD/CHF

DXY is a measure of the value of the US Dollar relative to a basket of foreign currencies

February 17, 2021 10:56 AM
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GBP/USD stronger and USD/CHF weaker

Here is a look at some of the largest movers of the week: Chart

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December 18, 2020 11:44 AM
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USD/CHF breaks below key consolidation zone: What's next?

Pair remains under pressure after breaking 0.898 support.

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December 14, 2020 02:18 PM
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USDCHF posts a strong week

The pair remains in a consolidation despite this week's bullish performance.

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November 13, 2020 11:07 AM
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Cable reigns supreme

GBP/USD posts largest pip gain of the week against its major pairs: Charts

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October 2, 2020 12:36 PM

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USDCHF Breakout

Major reversal in play: Chart

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September 24, 2020 11:53 AM

Waiting on a CHF breakout

USDCHF pair remains in holding pattern, but for how much longer?

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September 11, 2020 11:52 AM
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USDCHF attempts a rebound

The long term bearish trend remains, but for how long?

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September 1, 2020 12:22 PM

The USD closes the week under pressure

Here is a U.S. economic data summary with a look at major moving FX pairs.

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July 24, 2020 10:27 AM
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USD continues to slide, USD/CHF update

Looking at active major pairs today, the USD/CHF fell68 pips to 0.9508. Key resistance on an intraday chart has been identified at around the 0.9545 level. Here is an update on key levels.

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June 9, 2020 12:57 PM