Swissie

Swissie

A slang term for the Swiss franc, often used in foreign exchange.
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The US dollar remains my favourite G3 currency against the euro, yen, sterling, loonie, Aussie and Swissie.
But the main policy tool the SNB has to do this is printing mountains of Swissie, as traders lovingly refer to the Swiss franc, and buying up euro in the open foreign exchange markets.
USD/CHF: This pair is popular and used to be the 'ultimate safe haven trade' as the Swissie was bought during periods of riskaversion in financial markets.
MORNING SLICES (Abridged) Fundys - Price action has been somewhat bi-polar at this point of the day and ahead of the US session, with the Euro, Swissie and Pound all consolidating, while the commodity bloc and Yen continue to surge.
If the MAS does a policy U-turn, the Singapore dollar is toast and I can easily envisage the Southeast Asian Swissie at 1.
Credit Suisse shares could trade at 30 Swissie in Zurich.
The Swissie found support from the speculations over interest rate hike by the Swiss National Bank (SNB) in the coming months, after the central bank revised the growth forecast upwardly for the year earlier this month.
Credit Suisse shares have been a disaster in the past twelve months, falling from 30 to 25 Swissie francs now in Zurich.
The Singapore dollar is the hard money of my generation now that the SNB has pegged the Swissie.
Also, the Swissie found support from the speculations over interest rate hike by the Swiss National Bank (SNB) in the coming months, after the central bank revised the growth forecast upwardly for the year earlier this month.
Summary: The buck remains relatively well bid ahead of the US session, with the greenback only suffering from some marginal setbacks against the Euro, Yen and Swissie.