Introduction The EUR/CHF Pair

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The EUR/CHF currency cross (Euro/Swiss Franc) is the relation of the Euro against the Swiss Franc. The EUR/CHF cross-currency gives one the possibility to convert euros directly into Swiss Francs. (1 EUR per x CHF)

Forex Knowledge: Trading the Euro/Swiss Franc

  • Typical broker spread: 1.5-5 pips
  • Currency pair type: cross
  • EUR/CHF Nickname(s): N/A
  • Most active trading sessions: Euro session and US session
  • Most active trading hours: 6:00 GMT – 17:30 GMT
  • Average daily range (high-low): 102 pips
  • Trading strategies to trade EUR/CHF: Click here
  • Recommended level of trading experience: Advanced
  • Value of one pip EUR/CHF: Variable

Economic Events That Move The Euro/Swiss Franc


  • Trade Balance (Euro Zone)
  • Gross Domestic Product (Euro Zone)
  • Consumer Price Index (CPI) (Euro Zone)
  • ZEW Survey (Euro Zone)
  • ECB Rate Announcement and Press Conference
  • Current Account (Germany)
  • Trade Balance (Germany)

B. Switzerland

  • Trade Balance
  • Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
  • Consumer Price Index (CPI)
  • UBS Consumption Indicator
  • Adjusted Retail Sales
  • SNB Three-Month Target Libor Rate
  • SNB Quarterly Monetary Policy Assessment
  • SNB Chief Economist Speaks