Currencies Swiss Franc


  • The dollar hit a one-week high against the yen after China growth data was not as bad as many had feared, curbing demand for the safe-haven Japanese currency.

  • Is gold the ultimate safe haven?

    Is gold still a safe haven? Mark O'Byrne, executive and research director at GoldCore, seems to think so, saying that the Swiss National Bank's recent decision was the "icing on the cake" to show how gold thrives in a volatile environment.

  • People queue outside a currency exchange office in Geneva, January 16, 2015.

    Switzerland's stock market dived after its central bank de-pegged its currency from the euro, but it's not time to bargain hunt yet, analysts said.

  • The European Central Bank could take its boldest steps yet to revive the euro zone's moribund economy.

  • Expect more SNB intervention in Swiss franc: Pro

    Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAGlobal, says the Swiss National Bank will be comfortable with a euro/Swiss franc level of 1.10 euros and will intervene in the foreign exchange market to push the currency to that level.

  • An employee counts a stack of multiple denomination Swiss franc bank notes in this arranged photograph inside a currency exchange store in London on Jan. 16, 2015.

    Dennis Gartman, along with Deutsche Bank's David Bianco, talk about who is hurt by the Swiss central bank's move.

  • Swiss timing shocking, not the action: Pro

    Glenn Stevens, Gain Capital CEO, reacts to the Swiss National Bank's surprise move to keep the franc artificially low against the euro.

  • Swiss franc Euro

    Discussing the damages from the major move by the Swiss National Bank, with David Bianco, Deutsche Bank, and Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter.

  • Inside the currency chaos

    Todd Gordon, Trading Analysis founder, provides a technical analysis into the strength in the dollar, the falling euro and the broad currency market.

  • Currency brokers rocked

    A number of currency brokers are getting hit hard after the move by the Swiss National Bank. CNBC's Seema Mody reports on the fallout in London to Alpari Group.

  • A taxi bike near the Capitolium square in Havana, Cuba.

    Orbitz CEO Barney Harford said the company will be able to provide consumers trips to Cuba within a year.

  • European markets close: Franc, ECB & Greek banks

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including where Swiss stocks and the euro stand ahead of the European Central Bank's meeting next Thursday.

  • O'Leary: Swiss move warning to all governments

    "Shark Tank" investor Kevin O'Leary of O'Leary Funds, provides perspective on the fallout from the Swiss move, and the reports on a rescue deal for FXCM.

  • SNB: A brief 'tumultuous' move

    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."

  • A banner advertising new 'Luxury' apartments in the East End of London.

    Swiss investors could move into London's property market to capitalize on the soaring Swiss franc, an asset management firm predicted Friday.

  • Why ECB wants to 'cheapen up' euro

    Jeremy Stretch, CIBC head of FX strategy, shares his thoughts on whether the Swiss franc move is likely to impact the European Central Bank's decision next week.

  • US: The knight in shining armour?

    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."

  • Swiss franc: Renewed weakness ahead

    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.

  • SNB: The impact on Swiss companies

    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.

  • SNB: Central bankers have 'a license to lie'

    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.