Trading The CAD/CHF (Canadian Dollar/Swiss Franc)

The CAD/CHF (Canadian Dollar/Swiss Franc) is the relation of the Canadian Dollar against the Swiss Franc. The CAD/CHF cross currency gives one the possibility to convert Canadian Dollar’s directly into Swiss Franc’s (1 CAD per x CHF).

Forex Knowledge: Trading the Canadian Dollar/Swiss Franc

  • Typical broker spread: 5-8 pips
  • Most active trading sessions: Euro and US session / CAD & CHF economic events
  • Most active trading hours: 6:30 GMT -17:30 GMT
  • Average daily range (high-low): 145 pips
  • Trading strategies to trade CAD/CHF: Click here
  • Recommended level of trading experience: Expert
  • Value of one pip CAD/CHF: Variable





Economic Events That Move CAD/CHF

A. CANADA

International Merchandise Trade
Gross Domestic Product Quarterly (GDP)
Ivey Purchasing Managers Index (PMI)
Leading Indicators
Consumer Price Index (CPI)
Retail Sales
Bank of Canada Rate Decision
Bank of Canada Governor Speaks
Net Change in Employment

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