Canadian Dollar to Swiss Franc Exchange Rate

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Historical Rate chart of CAD and CHF

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Canadian Dollar

Owing to the image of a loon on the one-dollar coin, the Canadian dollar (CAD) is sometimes referred to as the “loonie”. Closely tied to the US economy, the Canadian dollar accounts for approximately 2% of all global reserves, superseded only by the U.S dollar (USD), the euro (EUR), the yen (JPY), and the Great Britain Pound (GBP). With its extreme sensitivity to movements in crude oil and other products, traders often use the CAD to speculate on trends related to these commodities.
Currency:Canadian Dollar
Currency Symbol:$, C$, CAD
Sub unit:cent
Bank notes:$5, $10, $20, $50, $100
Coins:5¢, 10¢, 25¢, $1, $2

Swiss Franc

The Swiss franc is, for the most part, considered to be “hard currency” or currency that is unlikely to depreciate in value over time. Around the world, the Swiss franc serves as the 8th most common reserve currency, representing 0.2% of global reserves. This recognizable currency goes by many other names in Switzerland, including Thune, Amiese, Frankler, Stutz, and Liber.
Currency:Swiss Franc
Currency Symbol:CHF, Fr
Sub unit:Rp. — Rappen (German) or centime (French)
Bank notes:CHF10, CHF20, CHF50, CHF100, CHF200 & CHF1,000
Coins:5Rp., 10Rp., 20 Rp., 50Rp., CHF1, CHF2 & CHF5

Canadian Dollar to the Swiss Franc for the last 10 years

Aug 2010 Aug 2011 Aug 2012 Aug 2013 Aug 2014 Aug 2015 Aug 2016 Aug 2017 Aug 2018 Aug 2019
1 CAD = 1.0063 Inverse: 0.9938 0.7826 Inverse: 1.2778 0.9857 Inverse: 1.0145 0.8969 Inverse: 1.1150 0.8289 Inverse: 1.2065 0.7533 Inverse: 1.3276 0.7462 Inverse: 1.3402 0.7551 Inverse: 1.3244 0.7566 Inverse: 1.3217 0.7332 Inverse: 1.3639

How does the Canadian Dollar trade against the Swiss franc historically?

The CAD/CHF exchange rate has a historical pattern of stability, which should ease concerns over exchange rate fluctuations as you compare rates and look to send money overseas to Switzerland. The Swiss franc is called a “safe haven currency” due to Switzerland’s monetary policy and cautious reputation. The most recent blip occurred in 2015, when the Swiss government unpegged the franc from the euro, causing a “Francogedden.” Basically, this meant that the Swiss franc was no longer limited to small cap gains or losses, and this new freedom temporarily caused more headaches in the market than anticipated. Since then, it has settled back into a stable trend.

Canadian Dollar to the Swiss Franc for the last 10 months

Oct 2019 Nov 2019 Dec 2019 Jan 2020 Feb 2020 Mar 2020 Apr 2020 May 2020 Jun 2020 Jul 2020
1 CAD = 0.7548 Inverse: 1.3249 0.7504 Inverse: 1.3325 0.7457 Inverse: 1.3410 0.7454 Inverse: 1.3415 0.7337 Inverse: 1.3630 0.6823 Inverse: 1.4657 0.6913 Inverse: 1.4465 0.6927 Inverse: 1.4436 0.7162 Inverse: 1.3962 0.6941 Inverse: 1.4406

Canadian Dollar to the Swiss Franc for the last 10 days

Aug 01 Aug 02 Aug 03 Aug 04 Aug 05 Aug 06 Aug 07 Aug 08 Aug 09 Aug 10
1 CAD = 0.6811 Inverse: 1.4682 0.6817 Inverse: 1.4669 0.6850 Inverse: 1.4599 0.6863 Inverse: 1.4571 0.6845 Inverse: 1.4610 0.6833 Inverse: 1.4636 0.6819 Inverse: 1.4665 0.6819 Inverse: 1.4665 0.6818 Inverse: 1.4668 0.6856 Inverse: 1.4585

What affects CAD/CHF exchange rates?

Brexit

Overall market fears concerning the impact of the UK leaving the European Union in 2019 will likely cause fluctuations across the board. However, the Swiss franc’s reputation as a safe-haven currency could help it weather the storm.

Swiss monetary policy

Should the Swiss government decide to peg the franc to another major currency (such as the euro or the U.S. dollar), it will likely cause initial spikes or drops in the exchange rate. However, Switzerland’s own interest in self-preservation should steer any monetary policy toward cautious decisions.

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GBP 3,000
1 day
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TransferWise International Money Transfers
CAD 1
1 - 2 days
Online
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CAD 1
Same day
Online, Phone, Bank Account to Bank Account
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USD 150
1 day
Online, Phone, Agent
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CurrencyTransfer International Money Transfers
GBP 5,000
1 - 2 days
Online, Phone, Bank Account to Bank Account, International Money Order
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