Tag: Swiss franc

What Will Trump Do About The Central-Bank Cartel?

What Will Trump Do About The Central-Bank Cartel?

The US is by far the biggest economy in the world. Its financial markets — be it equity, bonds or derivatives markets — are the largest and most liquid. The Greenback is the most important transaction currency. Many currencies in […]

What’s The Best Safe Haven For Investors?

What’s The Best Safe Haven For Investors?

What’s The Best Safe Haven For Investors? by Mark Spitznagel, originally posted on Barron’s, Reprinted with permission We are living through truly unprecedented, risky times for investors. Certainly, global markets have never been more distorted by central bank manipulations than […]

Brexit Fears Put Franc Under Further Pressure

Brexit Fears Put Franc Under Further Pressure

Brexit Fears Put Franc Under Further Pressure by Matthew Allen, SwissInfo.ch The spectre of Britain leaving the European Union next week continues to haunt the franc. The Swiss currency strengthened on Wednesday, with a euro buying CHF1.079 – the first […]

UBS Plays Down Chances Of Britain Leaving EU

UBS Plays Down Chances Of Britain Leaving EU

UBS Plays Down Chances Of Britain Leaving EU by Matthew Allen, Zurich – swissinfo.ch Britain has about a 30% chance of exiting the European Union when its citizens vote on June 23, according to economists at Switzerland’s largest bank UBS. […]

CHF1,000 bank note shows Swiss cash is king

CHF1,000 bank note shows Swiss cash is king

CHF1,000 bank note shows Swiss cash is king Matthew Allen Feb 23, 2016 – 10:00 Most people in Switzerland will rarely have handled a CHF1,000 banknote, but there are a lot floating around: 45 million of them to be precise. […]