The increase in the US interest rate had no mayor effect on the euro / franc exchange rate.15 March 2017
According to expectations, the Federal Reserve - Fed has raised the benchmark interest rate by 0.25%. Investors have already expected this decision in advance and have only moderately reacted.
Number of cross-border commuters rises again27 February 2017
The number of cross-border commuters rises from just over 300,000 to almost 320,000 and reaches a new record level.
UBS is forecasting a euro / Swiss franc rate of 1.15 and above.24 February 2017
Considering a probability of 75%, UBS is assuming that this year the EUR / CHF will recover to at least 1.15. This would be a very positive development for the Swiss export industry.
Communication on currency purchases of the SNB13 February 2017
Sight deposits from the Confederation and banks point out that the SNB intervened last week on the foreign exchange market to stop a further appreciation of the Swiss franc.
Monetary and economic developments January 201701 February 2017
The Swiss Franc is the strongest against the Euro compared to the last months. What influence on this have the latest statements of the US Administration? What are the intentions? And how will the EZB react on this?