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.
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.
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.
CNBC's Louisa Bojesen reports on the bloodbath in Switzerland's market after the Swiss National Bank scrapped its peg against the euro.
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.
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.
CNBC's Sara Eisen explains the move by the Swiss National Bank that shocked the market.
Ed Yardeni, Yardeni Research President, shares his take on the anxiety in the market.
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.
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.
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 scrapped its minimum exchange rate of 1.20 Swiss francs to the euro. CNBC's Jim Cramer provides insight on the puzzling move.
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.
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.
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.