Sunday, 17 July 2011

Europe Scrambles For Swiss Safety As EURCHF Plummets At Open To All Time Lows

Someone is very, very nervous in Europe as it took precisely zero time for the various CHF crosses to plunge to all time lows. The chart below shows the EURCHF which just opened about 140 pips lower than the Friday close. And while there is little if any movement in the crap currencies, i.e. the USD and the EUR, the flight to fiat safety has never been as profound. Since the CHF is a direct proxy of gold in the commodities space, look for gold to take out $1,600 as early as a few hours from now when the market reopens. Also, expect a possible SNB intervention any minute as the Reuters IFR article below speculates. 

Read the full story at ZeroHedge, Here:

http://www.zerohedge.com/article/europe-scrambles-swiss-safety-eurchf-plummets-open-all-time-lows

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