Thursday, 26 November 2015

Japan Yen Swiss Franc

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  • Hexagon to cut 400 staff in face of Swiss franc strength

    00:37 | 1/4/15
    Reuters UK
    Hexagon said its operating margin would have been 0.1 percentage point lower last year at Tuesday's exchange rates, mainly due to a strengthening of the Swiss franc. "Hexagon is in the process of implementing a cost reduction programme in order to ... more»
  • Swiss central bank under scrutiny after franc shock

    04:33 | 26/2/15
    15 move by the Swiss National Bank (SNB) to abandon the franc's three-year-old cap against the euro is still reverberating, with politicians stepping up their criticism as the economy falters. more»
  • Polish banks to propose conversion plan to help Swiss franc borrowers

    02:52 | 25/2/15
    The banking association head, Krzysztof Pietraszkiewicz told a news conference on Tuesday a set of proposals to address the Swiss franc problem would be announced by March 11. He said the banks would present mechanisms that would encourage ... more»
  • Swiss franc drops towards 5-week lows on Greek debt deal

    17:06 | 23/2/15
    The losses in the safe-haven Swiss franc, though, were relatively big. The dollar was up 0.9 percent against the franc at 0.94765 francs while the euro was up 0.7 percent at 1.07595 francs, not far from a five-week high of 1.08115 struck late on Friday. more»
  • Businesses struggle to adapt to strong Swiss franc

    00:12 | 21/2/15
    Snow, sun, and tourists may be a regular scene for most ski resorts at this time of the year. But in Switzerland, the last month has been hard on the winter sports industry due to a brutal rise of the Swiss franc against the euro. On January 15, the ... more»
  • Apple sets final spreads on Swiss franc bonds

    00:48 | 11/2/15
    Apple has set the final spreads on its dual-tranche Swiss franc deal. The minimum SFr700m 2024 tranche will price at mid-swaps plus 25bp, and the minimum SFr300m 2030 tranche at mid-swaps plus 35bp. more»
  • UBS warns on Swiss franc strength, doubles dividend

    18:47 | 10/2/15
    "The increased value of the Swiss franc relative to other currencies, especially the US dollar and the euro, and negative interest rates in the euro zone and Switzerland will put pressure on our profitability and, if they persist, on some of our ... more»
  • Swiss franc turmoil leaves exporters on the downhill slope

    03:48 | 8/2/15
    The Swiss National Bank (SNB) had decided to tear away the ceiling it had held on the Swiss franc's value, which it had put in place during the heights of eurozone panic, in 2011. more»
  • Strong Swiss franc boosts trade at German brothels

    01:45 | 7/2/15
    The German establishment is flying Swiss flags and offers customers a one-to-one euro/franc rate, better than the official rate of around 1 euro to 1.06 francs, the Swiss newspaper said. Further east at Club Imperia in the border town of Konstanz ... more»
  • Danish Regulator Demands Details on Saxo Bank Swiss Franc Trades

    01:56 | 31/1/15
    Wall Street Journal
    The brokerage is under fire from clients after it altered the prices on their Swiss franc trades hours after they thought they'd closed—magnifying many mom-and-pop traders' losses and leaving them hundreds of thousands of dollars in the red. more»
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