Currency Report

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FX VOLATILITY IN CENTRAL BANK-DOMINATED MARKETS

Due to the stronger USD (and obviously other supply/demandrelated factors connected with commodity production) commodity prices – primarily oil – fell sharply in H2 2014. 

SNB ABANDONDS THE EUR/CHF FLOOR

On Jan 15 the Swiss National Bank abandoned the EUR/CHF floor at 1.20 introduced in 2011. The decision was obviously not expected given the collapse in EUR/CHF to 0.85 within minutes of its announcement.

RIKSBANK STILL A SEK HEADWIND

Comparatively, Swedish fundamentals remain strong as growth has outperformed most G10 countries since 2008, the Debt/GDP ratio is comparatively low, and the substantial current account surplus remains intact.