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Old 09.08.2011, 18:43
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Re: Sterling to CHF Exchange Rate

Neither am I. I am living off GBP until my first salary in CHF.
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Neither am I. I am living off GBP until my first salary in CHF.
My heart bleeds for you.
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Old 09.08.2011, 18:56
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Re: Sterling to CHF Exchange Rate

now 1.1866
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Old 09.08.2011, 19:18
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now 1.1866
I get 1.1798 on xe!
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Old 09.08.2011, 19:21
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I get 1.1798 on xe!
Freefall........................................
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Old 09.08.2011, 19:33
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Freefall........................................
I get 1.1798 on xe!
Sod the mackerel, it's sirloins tonight at this exchange rate!!!

And where's Wolli's Wise Words today? I've been rather looking forward to them
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Old 09.08.2011, 19:48
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Re: CHF to Sterling Exchange Rate

To be fair...the Franc in REALITY is worth about 1.7 to the pound.


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Old 09.08.2011, 21:09
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Is that an offer?
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Old 09.08.2011, 21:11
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Is that an offer?
Only on planet wolli
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Old 09.08.2011, 21:30
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Could I have some directions and how is thier banking system?
1.171 Now
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Old 09.08.2011, 21:55
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Could I have some directions and how is thier banking system?
1.171 Now
I converted 25€ into CHF today at 1.4. Got to love vending machines and their out-dated exchange rates.

PS Sterling at 1.158 (xe.com)
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Old 09.08.2011, 22:10
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Re: Sterling to CHF Exchange Rate

CHF up 6% on stirling today.

And it was just under three years ago that this thread was started with folks being agog at it being under 2 to 1.
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Old 11.08.2011, 17:33
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Re: Sterling to CHF Exchange Rate

The Swiss Frank PLUMMETS to new lows against all major currencies!

Prices in the shops will ROCKET! People will become destitute! Countries in Europe will suffer MASSIVE unemployment as companies scramble to move their factories to Switzerland for their low cost labour.

1 GBP now buys 1.24 CHF. We haven't seen the CHF this low for at least five days!!!
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Old 11.08.2011, 17:35
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The Swiss Frank PLUMMETS to new lows against all major currencies!

Prices in the shops will ROCKET! People will become destitute! Countries in Europe will suffer MASSIVE unemployment as companies scramble to move their factories to Switzerland for their low cost labour.

1 GBP now buys 1.24 CHF. We haven't seen the CHF this low for at least five days!!!
Good thing I stocked up on some ammunition for the shotgun
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Re: Sterling to CHF Exchange Rate

What a shame .. I should have converted my francs to sterling when it was 1.17
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What a shame .. I should have converted my francs to sterling when it was 1.17
What was wrong with when it was 1.15? Who's to say it won't go that low again this week?
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What was wrong with when it was 1.15? Who's to say it won't go that low again this week?
Whilst realising it being impossible to guess, do you think CHF has peaked against GBP or is this one swing down before going up again? I am not sure if I should convert at least some of my CHF before further depreciation of CHF in next week or so
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Whilst realising it being impossible to guess, do you think CHF has peaked against GBP or is this one swing down before going up again? I am not sure if I should convert at least some of my CHF before further depreciation of CHF in next week or so
I'm not the person to ask I'm afraid.
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Old 13.08.2011, 19:50
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Whilst realising it being impossible to guess, do you think CHF has peaked against GBP or is this one swing down before going up again? I am not sure if I should convert at least some of my CHF before further depreciation of CHF in next week or so
My guess? Even though the CHF is now a slightly less attractive place for outsiders to store their money, it's still more attractive than the vast majority. And the economic turbulence which was driving people to find a safe haven still hasn't gone away.

Unless a new safe haven appears or the global situation settles down markedly, I would be surprised if there wasn't enough demand to keep the price of the CHF high. Just a slight twitch up in the price might be all it takes to give investors the confidence to keep buying despite the SNB's efforts.

I await being made to eat my words when the GBP costs 1.35 CHF at the end of next week....
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Old 15.08.2011, 11:05
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Re: Sterling to CHF Exchange Rate

Whew! It's back to 1.29 which is what I got when I transferred some money back to the UK two weeks ago. I'll pretend it never went down to 1.17 and that I didn't really lose a potential 10% by not transferring the money back when sterling was at its weakest.
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