The Swiss franc staged a strong rally against its major rivals on Monday morning in New York. The alpine currency jumped to a 5-day high of 1.5175 against the euro, 1.1415 against the US dollar and 87.93 versus the Japanese yen by 9:15 am ET. Against the pound, the franc reached a 4-day high of 1.6852 during this time. The Swiss franc closed Thursday's deals at 1.6977 against the pound, 1.1563 versus the greenback, 86.88 versus the yen and 1.5226 against the euro.

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