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Scotia says evidence points to Swiss National Bank intervening in CHF

FX strategist at Scotiabank cites the relative stability of EUR/CHF (above and around 1.06) in the past  two weeks while turmoil in markets elsewhere  suggestive of SNB intervention to hold off strength in the Swiss franc Scotia say sight deposits have risen steadily since the beginning of 2020 – “indicating intervention”. Also make note of the re-inclusion of the SNB on US Treasury Department FX watch list Euro / Swiss Franc (see more posts on EUR/CHF, ) - Click...

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Hartnäckige Frankenstärke – Auf der Suche nach den mysteriösen Franken-Käufern

Der cash Insider ist unter @cashInsider auch auf Twitter aktiv. Lesen Sie börsentäglich von weiteren brandaktuellen Beobachtungen am Schweizer Aktienmarkt. +++ Am Morgen des 15. Januars 2015 waren die Devisenmärkten in Aufruhr. Dass die Schweizerische Nationalbank (SNB) das Ende des Euro-Mindestkurses von 1,20 Franken verkünden würde, hatten selbst erfahrenste Marktakteure nicht erwartet. Folglich wurde der Euro vorübergehend zu 80 Rappen gehandelt und auch der...

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EUR/CHF: Franc at 33-month high five years after SNB removed the cap

EUR/CHF is trading at 33-month lows near 1.0759.  The US added Switzerland to its current manipulators’ list.  The SNB removed the cap on the euro on Jan. 15, 2015. Five years after the Swiss National Bank (SNB) shocked the financial markets by abandoning the euro cap, the Swiss Franc is trading at 33-month highs against the single currency. The EUR/CHF pair dropped to 1.0759 on Tuesday, the lowest level since April 2017 and was last seen trading at 1.0766. Tuesday’s...

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SNB’s Jordan: Swiss franc remains highly valued

Foreign exchange market remains fragile Negative rates, readiness for intervention still necessary Danger of a worsening international situation remains large Imbalances in Swiss real estate market still persist Some remarks by the Jordan, cited by the Swiss government. Nothing out of the ordinary here as they maintain their same messaging about the franc and the need to intervene in the FX market as and when is necessary. Though the timing is a little interesting...

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CHF: Possible reversal? – Deutsche Bank

Deutsche bank analysts suggest that at current spot levels, risk-reward favours longs in EUR/CHF. Key Quotes “While Brexit and trade war outcomes look like coin tosses, the impact is likely to be asymmetric as the SNB caps the left tail. While a relief rally would be fully accommodated, they would likely intervene heavily and cut the policy rate in the event of no deal.” “Last week’s change to the tiering system prepared the ground for emergency rate cuts by...

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EUR/JPY rallies the hardest vs EUR/CHF as CHF/JPY spikes following ECB

EUR/JPY rallies hard following hawkish ECB cut and trade war optimism.  EUR/JPY tracking positive sentiment in financial and commodity markets.  While the trade war tensions seem to be easing, with stocks climbing and risk appetite returning in droves to financial and commodity markets, EUR/JPY is up 0.79% on the US session so far following what has been perceived as a hawkish rate cut from the European Central Bank earlier today. EUR/JPY is currently trading at...

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SNB’s Maechler: Reaffirms Pledges on FX and Intervention, Negative Rates

SNB jawboning CHF lower as concerns mount over global growth fears and a flight to safety. EUR/CHF is already trading close to the lows of the year. The Swiss National Bank’s Andréa M Maechler, Member of the Governing Board, has crossed the wires saying that ‘any intervention’ requires an analysis of cost/benefits – plenty of jawboning going on here. Key comments: Negative rates are working, still, have plenty of room for fx intervention. The attractiveness of CHF...

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More SNB Maechler: Right now we still have plenty of room for forex intervention

More from SNB Maechler Right now is still plenty of room for forex intervention as to negative rates are working, SNB’s Maechler says “absolutely” Looking at the EURCHF, the pair is trading near the lowest levels since June 2017. The lows this month tested the lows from back then. The test has stalled the fall. EUR/CHF, Daily - Jan 2017 - August 2019(see more posts on EUR/CHF, ) - Click to enlarge Drilling to the 4 hour chart below, the price of the EURCHF...

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Unsere Nationalbank befeuert Dax und Wallstreet statt SMI

Im Januar 2010 betrugen die Devisenanlagen der Schweizerischen Nationalbank (SNB) 94 Milliarden Franken. Innerhalb der nächsten fünf Monate, also bis Mai 2010, explodierten diese auf 238 Milliarden. Das entspricht einem Plus von 150 Prozent (Faktor 2.5x). Was war geschehen? In ihrer vierteljährlichen Lagebeurteilung schrieb die SNB damals im März 2010: „Die Schweizer Wirtschaft hat im vierten Quartal 2009 und zu Beginn...

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La BNS vend des euros et achète des dollars

Entre la fin de l’année 2016 et la fin du 3ème trimestre 2017 (chiffres disponibles), les dirigeants de la BNS ont accru le volume des devises détenues par l’établissement de 65 milliards de francs environ. En 9 mois seulement…. - Click to enlarge Selon eux, ces investissements se justifient par le franc suisse qui serait trop fort face à l’euro. Et pour l’affaiblir, il faut acheter de l’euro, mécanisme qui...

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