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  • SNB's 'unprecedented' move

    Jonathan Webb, head of FX strategy at Jefferies Bache, describes the Swiss National Bank's decision to drop its currency peg as extremely unprecedented.

  • SNB's move has wide-ranging shockwaves

    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.

  • These sectors will be hit by the SNB's shock move

    Jon Cox, head of European consumer equities at Kepler Cheuvreux, discusses the sectors that will be hard-hit by the Swiss National Bank's move to end the franc's euro peg.

  • SNB made the right move: Macquarie

    Prior to the surprise move, the Swiss franc was artificially low and causing negative consequences in the economy, says Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia at Macquarie.

  • Will Swiss shock derail ECB's easing plan?

    Chris Probyn, Chief Economist at State Street Global Advisors, says the Swiss National Bank's decision to end the Swiss peg won't affect the ECB's gameplan on countering deflationary pressures.

  • A man holds a 100 Swiss franc bank note in front of an ATM in Bern.

    Following Switzerland's decision to remove its cap on the franc, James Grant of Grant's Interest Rate Observer, says it is a day to take the measure of our infatuation with central banking.

  • Switzerland's franc soared by almost 30 percent in value against the euro after the Swiss National Bank abandoned its three-year old cap.

  • Which stocks suffered on Swiss move?

    CNBC's Louisa Bojesen reports on the bloodbath in Switzerland's market after the Swiss National Bank scrapped its peg against the euro.

  • Top global investments: Europe, Disney & more

    Insight to the currency move by the Swiss National Bank, and the best places to put your money globally, with Scott Colyer, Advisors Asset Management, and Tom Sudyka, LK Balanced Fund.

  • Swiss move stuns market

    Discussing the potential impact of the Swiss franc announcement on the Federal Reserve and the ECB, with CNBC's Sara Eisen, Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Steve Liesman.

  • Swiss move; Why now?

    CNBC's Sara Eisen explains the move by the Swiss National Bank that shocked the market.

  • How to trade a tired bull

    Ed Yardeni, Yardeni Research President, shares his take on the anxiety in the market.

  • Swiss franc's tsunami move

    CNBC's Sara Eisen explains the move by the Swiss National Bank of pegging the Swiss franc at 1.20 to the euro, and the reaction in the market. The FMHR traders, provide perspective.

  • Europe ends sharply higher; Swiss stocks slide

    European equities rallied after a volatile session of trade on Thursday to close sharply higher, following action from the Swiss National Bank.

  • Switzerland's franc soared by almost 30 percent after the Swiss National Bank abandoned its cap against the euro.

  • SNB decision was a 'curious move'

    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.

  • Is the SNB still trustworthy?

    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.

  • Cramer: Swiss move traumatizing

    The Swiss National Bank scrapped its minimum exchange rate of 1.20 Swiss francs to the euro. CNBC's Jim Cramer provides insight on the puzzling move.

  • Swiss 'outlier' move against the franc

    Steven Rees, JPMorgan Private Bank, weighs in on Switzerland's move to remove its cap on the currency's value against the euro. And Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, and Marc Chandler, Brown Brothers Harriman, add perspective.

  • Swiss franc soars against euro

    What you saw was the central bank walk away, says Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, discussing the drastic drop in the euro after the SNB scrapped the cap. And Marc Chandler, Brown Brothers Harriman, says it was a Swiss Bank strategy to fight deflation.