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Pound to Swiss franc exchange rate

Find the best GBP/CHF exchange rate for 22 Apr 2021.

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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

Apr 2011 Apr 2012 Apr 2013 Apr 2014 Apr 2015 Apr 2016 Apr 2017 Apr 2018 Apr 2019 Apr 2020
1 GBP = 1.4609 Inverse: 0.6845 1.4663 Inverse: 0.6820 1.4284 Inverse: 0.7001 1.4883 Inverse: 0.6719 1.4544 Inverse: 0.6876 1.3928 Inverse: 0.7180 1.2753 Inverse: 0.7842 1.3648 Inverse: 0.7327 1.3180 Inverse: 0.7587 1.2045 Inverse: 0.8302

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

Jun 2020 Jul 2020 Aug 2020 Sep 2020 Oct 2020 Nov 2020 Dec 2020 Jan 2021 Feb 2021 Mar 2021
1 GBP = 1.1760 Inverse: 0.8503 1.1872 Inverse: 0.8423 1.1927 Inverse: 0.8384 1.1734 Inverse: 0.8522 1.1871 Inverse: 0.8424 1.2115 Inverse: 0.8254 1.1998 Inverse: 0.8335 1.2111 Inverse: 0.8257 1.2783 Inverse: 0.7823 1.2946 Inverse: 0.7724

Pound Sterling to the Swiss Franc for the last 10 days

Apr 12 Apr 13 Apr 14 Apr 15 Apr 16 Apr 17 Apr 18 Apr 19 Apr 20 Apr 21
1 GBP = 1.2688 Inverse: 0.7882 1.2662 Inverse: 0.7897 1.2714 Inverse: 0.7866 1.2707 Inverse: 0.7869 1.2729 Inverse: 0.7856 1.2728 Inverse: 0.7857 1.2721 Inverse: 0.7861 1.2802 Inverse: 0.7811 1.2765 Inverse: 0.7834 1.2773 Inverse: 0.7829

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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