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Discussing the recent SNB decision, Brent Jaciow, chief investment officer at Pilotage Private Wealth says he was initially "shocked," however this could be a "signal" that "QE is coming."
Scott Shellady, CEO of Bull Reef Brokerage at TJM Investments, says that central banks are "not in cahoots" anymore, and that they expect the U.S. to be their "saviour."
Phyllis Papadavid, senior global FX strategist at BNP Paribas, says, "it's not clear if we've reached an equilibrium yet" on the Swiss franc, but that the European Central Bank's upcoming decision will be very important.
What can we expect from Swiss companies now? Robert Waldschmidt, analyst of consumer goods at Liberum, says that pricing decisions will be "critical" for businesses like Nestle and Swatch.
The Swiss National Bank's move has destroyed its credibility, according to Anatole Kaletsky, co-founder and chief economist at Gavekal Dragonomics. He said the next move of the ECB's Mario Draghi will be critical, as people do not trust central bankers anymore.
Jonathan Webb, head of FX strategy at Jefferies Bache, describes the Swiss National Bank's decision to drop its currency peg as extremely unprecedented.
The Swiss National Bank's surprise decision has impacted Eastern Europe -- and Poland and Austria especially -- says Timothy Ash, head of EM research at Standard Bank.
The move by the Swiss on its currency is proof that something noisy happens when "meddling" by central banks ends, Jim Grant told CNBC.
European equities rallied after a volatile session of trade on Thursday to close sharply higher, following action from the Swiss National Bank.
The Swiss National Bank's latest decision comes at a "curious" time, just as the European Central Bank has its first meeting of the year where it's expected to announce a bond-buying scheme. Peter Rosenstreich, chief FX analyst at Swissquote Bank discusses the Swiss Franc currency.
The job of a central bank is to "lead you into battle" and then "change their plans," says Sebastien Galy, senior currency strategist at Societe Generale.
The Swiss National Bank's move to break the franc away from its set value against the euro stunned financial markets and has substantial real-world effects.
The reason for the Swiss decision: It was getting very expensive for the Swiss National Bank to defend that 1.20 level.
CNBC's Jim Cramer says the Swiss National Bank's abandonment of its currency cap on the euro could be a scary sign.
Dennis Gartman says the Swiss decision to abandon a key part of its monetary policy is the worst central bank move he's ever seen.
Following the shock move by the Swiss National Bank to drop its euro peg, Larry McDonald from Newedge USA says U.S. investors are "definitely focused" on the swiss franc.
The Swiss National Bank has scrapped the franc's peg to the euro. Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, shares her thoughts on the move which has shocked markets.
The Swiss National Bank has dropped its exchange rate cap with the euro and lowered its interest rate to -0.75 percent. Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, gives his and the market's current reaction.
The Swiss National Bank took the world by surprise on Thursday by unpegging the Swiss franc from the euro. CNBC's Sara Eisen breaks down what happened.
The Swiss central bank kept its rates steady today. Thomas Jordan, Chairman of Swiss National Bank talked to CNBC, explaining its reasons.