Pound Sterling to Swiss Franc Exchange Rate

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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

Jul 2010 Jul 2011 Jul 2012 Jul 2013 Jul 2014 Jul 2015 Jul 2016 Jul 2017 Jul 2018 Jul 2019
1 GBP = 1.5947 Inverse: 0.6271 1.3229 Inverse: 0.7559 1.5221 Inverse: 0.6570 1.4437 Inverse: 0.6927 1.5273 Inverse: 0.6548 1.4577 Inverse: 0.6860 1.2722 Inverse: 0.7860 1.2444 Inverse: 0.8036 1.3161 Inverse: 0.7598 1.2358 Inverse: 0.8092

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

Sep 2019 Oct 2019 Nov 2019 Dec 2019 Jan 2020 Feb 2020 Mar 2020 Apr 2020 May 2020 Jun 2020
1 GBP = 1.2258 Inverse: 0.8158 1.2606 Inverse: 0.7933 1.2759 Inverse: 0.7838 1.2927 Inverse: 0.7736 1.2718 Inverse: 0.7863 1.2599 Inverse: 0.7937 1.2137 Inverse: 0.8239 1.2043 Inverse: 0.8303 1.2046 Inverse: 0.8301 1.2228 Inverse: 0.8178

Pound Sterling to the Swiss Franc for the last 10 days

Jul 01 Jul 02 Jul 03 Jul 04 Jul 05 Jul 06 Jul 07 Jul 08 Jul 09 Jul 10
1 GBP = 1.1791 Inverse: 0.8481 1.1788 Inverse: 0.8483 1.1805 Inverse: 0.8471 1.1805 Inverse: 0.8471 1.1790 Inverse: 0.8482 1.1772 Inverse: 0.8495 1.1820 Inverse: 0.8460 1.1835 Inverse: 0.8449 1.1855 Inverse: 0.8435 1.1883 Inverse: 0.8416

What affects USD > 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. 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.

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