Currency markets brace themselves for week of turbulence

Crucial week ahead spells increased uncertainty


Currency traders are bracing themselves for turbulent market moves ahead of the European Central Bank's (ECB) first rate-setting meeting of the year and elections in Greece, both scheduled to take place next week, while the fallout from the Swiss National Bank's (SNB) decision to remove its EUR/CHF currency floor wreaked havoc in markets.

The ECB is expected to launch a quantitative easing (QE) programme on January 22, to prevent the eurozone economy from sinking into deflation, while Greece

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