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SNB hikes 75bps, but Franc’s not satisfied
The SNB hiked rates by 75bps today. However, the inconspicuous comments by the central bank left EUR/CHF weary as to if there are more to come.
European Open: The PBOC cut lending rate, EUR/CHF set for new lows?
The PBOC lifted China’s equity markets and commodity FX pairs with another round of easing, aimed at supporting their flailing property market.
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Europe’s woes go from bad to worse
Sharp acceleration in Spanish inflation hit equities and sends EUR/CHF on brink of parity
EUR/CHF set for breakout as focus turns to ECB
It is all about whether the ECB will follow other central banks in signalling a 50-basis point hike, or a more standard 25 for July.
Sentiment turning positive in Europe
Investors have welcomed Macron’s performance in the French election debate, while Ukraine conflict is no longer having the same impact on asset prices
European Open: EUR/CHF set to buck its trend?
EUR/CHF appears poised for a countertrend bounce, having displayed a momentum shift at key support levels.
EUR/CHF has potential for a big drop (but not THAT big)
A possible 175 pip move down to 1.0334 is definitely something to be on the lookout for
EURCHF - stirring and reversing?
In recent months we have published a handful of notes and videos on the Euro currency, against the U.S. dollar and on some cross rates, such as EURCAD and EURAUD. In all, we have been advocates of Euro strength. While the jury is still out on EURCAD and EURAUD, this week the EURUSD launched a rebound from its 20 year, long term trendline support and specifically from the 1.0770/60 region, that halted declines in April and February of this year.
Czeched-out: CNB drops peg with the euro
If you want to drop a currency peg, then the CNB can show you how to do it. After dropping the EUR/CZK peg earlier today […]
EUR/CHF: All is not lost…yet
Two weeks ago, EUR/CHF finally regained the 1.10 level for the first time since “Black Thursday,” when the Swiss National Bank unexpectedly dropped its floor […]
EUR/CHF above 1.10 for first time since SNB’s bombshell
The EUR/CHF has broken above 1.10 handle for the first time since THAT disastrous day in January when the Swiss National Bank (SNB) abandoned its […]
Euro Vulnerable to a Near-Term Dip if Q2 GDP Disappoints
Early in tomorrow’s European session, the statistics agency Eurostat will release its flash estimate of Q2 Eurozone GDP. After the first quarter’s solid, if unspectacular, […]
Greek Pin Action: Will GBP Take on CHF’s Safe Haven Mantle?
As Greece’s debt negotiations deteriorated this weekend, traders piled in to buy the “safe-haven” Swiss franc. In turn, the rapid appreciation in the value of […]