Pound Sterling to Swiss Franc Exchange Rate

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Historical Rate chart of GBP and CHF

Updated: 18 Sep 2019 03:17:07 UTC

Pound Sterling

The British pound sterling is the official currency of the United Kingdom and the fourth most traded currency in the world. Unlike the majority of EU and European countries, the UK declined to adopt the euro in 1999, and the pound continues to be an important currency benchmark for many nations.
Currency:Pound Sterling
Currency Symbol:£
Sub unit:penny
Sub unit symbol:p
Bank notes:£5, £10, £20, £50
Coins:1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 25p, 50p, £1, £2

Swiss Franc

The Swiss franc is the currency of Switzerland and Lietchenstein, and is considered a “neutral” currency – much like its home country, Switzerland, is a neutral country. Experts rate Switzerland the safest economy in the world, with the franc emerging as a safe haven within the forex market.
Currency:Swiss Franc
Currency Symbol:CHF, Fr., SFr. (old)
Sub unit:rappen
Bank notes:10, 20, 50, 100, 200 & 1,000 francs
Coins:5, 10 & 20 centimes,  1⁄2, 1, 2 & 5 francs

Pound Sterling to the Swiss Franc for the last 10 years

Sep 2009 Sep 2010 Sep 2011 Sep 2012 Sep 2013 Sep 2014 Sep 2015 Sep 2016 Sep 2017 Sep 2018
1 GBP = 1.6999 Inverse: 0.5883 1.5788 Inverse: 0.6334 1.3831 Inverse: 0.7230 1.5036 Inverse: 0.6651 1.4754 Inverse: 0.6778 1.5175 Inverse: 0.6590 1.5041 Inverse: 0.6648 1.2880 Inverse: 0.7764 1.3043 Inverse: 0.7667 1.2642 Inverse: 0.7910

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

The USD > 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 gain or losses, and this new freedom temporarily caused more headaches in the market than anticipated. Since then, it’s settled back into a stable trend.

Pound Sterling to the Swiss Franc for the last 10 months

Nov 2018 Dec 2018 Jan 2019 Feb 2019 Mar 2019 Apr 2019 May 2019 Jun 2019 Jul 2019 Aug 2019
1 GBP = 1.2828 Inverse: 0.7795 1.2560 Inverse: 0.7962 1.2905 Inverse: 0.7749 1.2958 Inverse: 0.7717 1.3280 Inverse: 0.7530 1.3178 Inverse: 0.7588 1.2857 Inverse: 0.7778 1.2579 Inverse: 0.7950 1.2262 Inverse: 0.8155 1.1807 Inverse: 0.8470

Pound Sterling to the Swiss Franc for the last 10 days

Sep 08 Sep 09 Sep 10 Sep 11 Sep 12 Sep 13 Sep 14 Sep 15 Sep 16 Sep 17
1 GBP = 1.2143 Inverse: 0.8236 1.2253 Inverse: 0.8162 1.2254 Inverse: 0.8160 1.2258 Inverse: 0.8158 1.2213 Inverse: 0.8188 1.2380 Inverse: 0.8078 1.2381 Inverse: 0.8077 1.2331 Inverse: 0.8109 1.2338 Inverse: 0.8105 1.2410 Inverse: 0.8058

What affects USD > CHF exchange rates?


Overall market fears concerning the impact of the UK leaving the European Union in 2019 will likely cause fluctuations across the board. The Pound has been getting significantly weaker since the Brexit referendum result and this trend will likely continue.

Swiss monetary policy

The Swiss franc has reputation as a safe-haven currency. Should the Swiss government decide to peg the franc to another major currency (such as the euro or 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.

Send money from GBP to CHF

Rates last updated September 18th, 2019
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AUD 2,000
1 day
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GBP 1,000
1 - 2 days
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1 day
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GBP 1,500
2 days
Online, Phone
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Market rate for common transfer amounts GBP to CHF

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