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Weekly SNB Interventions Update: Slight Rise after Weeks of Near-Zero Interventions

Headlines Week June 19, 2017 The pro-European politician Macron has won the presidential elections and now also secured the parliament. He is a politician that promises economic improvements, more investment, more jobs. This is similar to Hollande four years ago and – by the way – similar to Trump. As opposed to Hollande, Macron also advocates limitations on salaries and less social protection for workers, to restore...

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Weekly Sight Deposits and Speculative Positions: SNB interventions are rising again

Headlines Week April 03, 2017 We were arguing in the previous months, that the EUR/CHF is trending towards parity. There are three reasons: Continuing SNB interventions Strengthening Swiss local demand, as also visible in the GDP release. Speculators increase their dollar shorts against Euro and reduce them against CHF. The tendency of point 3 had been interrupted when the ECB appeared to be less dovish. FX Last week:...

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Weekly Sight Deposits and Speculative Positions: SNB interventions are rising again

Headlines Week March 27, 2017 We were arguing in the last weeks, that the EUR/CHF is trending towards parity. There are three reasons: Continuing SNB interventions Strengthening Swiss local demand, as also visible in the GDP release. Speculators increase their dollar shorts against Euro and reduce them against CHF. Point 3 was not fulfilled last week. FX Llst weeks: The EUR/CHF suddenly appreciated with the ECB...

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Weekly Sight Deposits and Speculative Positions: EUR/CHF suddenly higher after ECB

Headlines Week March 20, 2017 We were arguing in the last weeks, that the EUR/CHF is trending towards parity. There are three reasons: Continuing SNB interventions Strengthening Swiss local demand, as also visible in the GDP release. Speculators increase their dollar shorts against Euro and reduce them against CHF. Point 3 was not fulfilled last week. FX Last week: The EUR/CHF suddenly appreciated with the ECB meeting,...

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Weekly Sight Deposits and Speculative Positions: EUR/CHF suddenly higher after ECB

Headlines Week March 13, 2017 We were arguing in the last weeks, that the EUR/CHF is trending towards parity. There are three reasons: Continuing SNB interventions Strengthening Swiss local demand, as also visible in the GDP release. Speculators increase their dollar shorts against Euro and reduce them against CHF. Point 3 was not fulfilled last week. FX Last week: The EUR/CHF suddenly appreciated with the ECB meeting...

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Weekly Sight Deposits and Speculative Positions: Each week an intervention record.

Headlines Week March 06, 2017 We were arguing in the last weeks, that the EUR/CHF is trending towards parity. There are three reasons: Continuing SNB interventions Strengthening Swiss local demand, as also visible in the GDP release. Speculators increase their dollar shorts against Euro and reduce them against CHF. Point 3 was not fulfilled last week. FX Last week:The EUR/CHF remained around 1.0650, the level where the...

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Each Week the Same: Another SNB Intervention Record

Headlines Week February 27, 2017 We were arguing in the last weeks, that the EUR/CHF is trending towards parity. There are three reasons: Continuing SNB interventions Strengthening Swiss local demand Speculators increase their dollar shorts against Euro and reduce them against CHF. FX week until February 27 The EUR/CHF fell to new lows. The average rate in the week was 1.0648. The SNB is apparently ready to let the...

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Weekly Sight Deposits and Speculative Positions: Once again a new SNB intervention record

Headlines Week February 20, 2017 Recently inflation rose more quickly in the euro zone, but this was mostly caused by a temporary oil price effect. Therefore the ECB might be dovish for a longer period than the SNB. Consumer price inflation will decide who is more dovish. Ultimately inflation will depend on the two key parameters wages and rents. Rents will rise first in Switzerland, while the Euro zone has downwards...

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Weekly Sight Deposits and Speculative Positions: Another Post-Trump SNB Intervention Record

Headlines Week February 13, 2017 Recently inflation rose more quickly in the euro zone, but this was mostly caused by a temporary oil price effect. Therefore the ECB might be dovish for a longer period than the SNB. Consumer price inflation will decide who is more dovish. Ultimately inflation will depend on the two key parameters wages and rents. Rents will rise first in Switzerland, while the Euro zone has downwards...

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Weekly Sight Deposits and Speculative Positions: SNB Intervenes for 2.4 bn CHF, while Speculators increase CHF Shorts

Headlines Week February 06, 2017 Recently inflation rose more quickly in the euro zone, but this was mostly caused by a temporary oil price effect. Therefore the ECB might be dovish for a longer period than the SNB. Consumer price inflation will decide who is more dovish. Ultimately inflation will depend on the two key parameters wages and rents. Rents will rise first in Switzerland, while the Euro zone has downwards...

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