Currencies Swiss Franc


  • The dollar strengthened on the back of U.S. Treasury yields, while the euro was buffeted by comments and media reports on the progress of Greece.

  • The dollar gave back some ground on Monday as traders sold into a rally triggered by robust U.S. jobs data.

  • The U.S. dollar soared against the euro and the yen on Friday, but some currency analysts are eyeing a short-term pullback in the greenback.

  • Central bank activism: What it means for rate hikes

    Jens Nordvig, global head of FX strategy and co-head of global markets research at Nomura Securities International, talks about "central bank activism" and when central banks will eventually raise rates.

  • Euro

    The dollar edged up against a basket of currencies on Friday as investors looked to U.S. jobs and wages data.

  • Is Denmark the next Switzerland?

    James Ashley, chief economist at RBC Capital Markets, says Denmark is a completely "different kettle of fish" to Switzerland.

  • Denmark's central bank is reaching for bigger bazookas to battle the speculators betting it will be forced to abandon its currency's peg to the euro.

  • The euro eased versus the dollar, with the focus on whether U.S. jobs data laterwill bolster the case for the Fedto consider raising interest rates.

  • Swatch CEO: SNB's move is a tourism disaster

    Nick Hayek Jr, CEO of Swatch Group, says the Swiss Franc is a "psychological problem" following the SNB's recent move.

  • Swatch CEO says Apple is 'not a problem'

    Discussing the threat of the Apple watch, Nick Hayek Jr, CEO of Swatch Group, shrugs off fears, saying Swatch will be ready.

  • Euro

    The dollar fell after suffering its biggest one-day fall in a year, under pressure from many fronts amid oil-fueled gains by commodity currencies.

  • Buying negative-yield bonds -- or paying to lend money -- looks like a fool's game, but six types of investors have joined the play, JPMorgan said.

  • The Australian and New Zealand dollars weakened further following the Reserve Bank of Australia's decision to cut interest rates.

  • A man looks at a board showing currency exchange rates in Bern January 15, 2015.

    There is growing speculation that the Swiss National Bank (SNB) has set a new target for the country's currency.

  • The Swiss franc hit a two-week low against the euro and the dollar, on talk that the Swiss National Bank was intervening to weaken the currency.

  • SNB to adopt new euro cap?: Reaction

    Following rumors that the Swiss National bank will adopt a new currency peg, Valentijn van Nieuwenhuijzen, head of multi asset at ING, discusses potential market impact.

  • Julius Baer boss on cost-cutting after SNB move

    Julius Baer CEO, Boris Collardi, says the bank has reacted "swiftly" by cutting costs following the decision by the Swiss National Bank to end the Swiss franc's euro peg.

  • A woman walks past a board listing foreign currency rates against the Russian ruble outside an exchange office in central Moscow

    Russia's ruble is under renewed pressure after the Central Bank of Russia shocked markets with a rate cut, sending the currency to a 2015 low.

  • The Swiss franc fell past 1.05 francs per euro for the first time since the Swiss National Bank dumped its 1.20 francs cap.

  • Gold coins

    Gold may struggle to top $1,300 an ounce again as tailwinds from central banks on an easing bent have stalled against the Federal Reserve's resolve.