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    Best USD to CHF Exchange Rates

    The best USD to CHF rate is 0.8768, and is the current mid-market exchange rate. We help you compare US dollar to Swiss franc rates and costs to this live market rate.

    In this Dollar to franc (USD/CHF) rate guide:

    Compare exchange rates - USD to CHF

    Exchange rates can vary significantly between different currency exchange providers, so it's important to compare US dollar (USD) to Swiss franc (CHF) rates from different sources before making a conversion.

    The below Rate Comparison Table makes it easy to compare the Total Cost you are being charged on Dollar to franc currency rates and the possible savings of using various providers.


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    @bestfxrates : USD/CHF near 60-day low at 0.8800, down 1.8% from 3-mo avg. With the Fed's potential rate cuts ahead and Credit Suisse's issues weighing on CHF, the dollar's resilience is questioned. Economists see a gradual USD weakening as 2024 approaches. Stay updated on USD/CHF shifts. #USDSwiss #ForexUpdate

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    USD to CHF Market Data

    US dollar (USD) to Swiss franc (CHF) market data - latest interbank mid-rate, trend, chart & historic rates.

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    USD to CHF is at 90-day lows near 0.8766, 2.1% below its 3-month average of 0.8958, having traded in a quite stable 5.1% range from 0.8766 to 0.9212
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    90-DAY LOW
    14 Nov 2023
    1.3% 2 Week
    30 Aug 2023
    0% 3 Month
    28 Nov 2022
    7.5% 1 Year
    29 Nov 2018
    11.9% 5 Year
    30 Nov 2013
    3.1% 10 Year
    03 Dec 2003
    31.8% 20 Year
    USD/CHF historic rates & change to 28-Nov-2023

    Forecasts for USD to CHF

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    90-DAY LOW

    The USD/CHF exchange rate has recently seen the dollar at a 60-day low, hovering near the 0.8800 mark, which is 1.8% below its 3-month average of 0.8959. The dollar has traded within a relatively stable range between 0.8779 and 0.9212, showing a moderate level of volatility. According to a Reuters poll of forex strategists, the dollar's strength, bolstered by solid U.S. economic performance and high Treasury yields, is creating a competitive environment for other major currencies. This robustness, fueled by global growth concerns and fluctuating risk appetite, especially in relation to China, has provided the dollar with a strong backbone. Despite this, expert forecasts suggest a slight shift in momentum, with a gradual weakening of the dollar anticipated next year, particularly as the Federal Reserve approaches an interest rate cut. This implies that the USD's resilience may persist into 2024, with changes likely on the monetary horizon.

    Read our full USD to CHF forecasts analysis

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    How to get a good USD to CHF exchange rate

    There are several ways to save on exchange rates when converting US dollar to Swiss franc:

    1. Shop around for the best USD/CHF exchange rate: Exchange rates can vary significantly between different currency exchange providers, so it's important to compare rates from different sources before making a conversion.
    2. Timing is important: Keep an eye on the USD/CHF rate on currency markets, as exchange rates can fluctuate frequently. Try to make your transactions when the exchange rate is in your favor. You can do this easily with our BER Smart Rate Tracker.
    3. Use a credit/debit or travel card that doesn't charge foreign transaction fees: Some credit cards charge additional fees for transactions made in a foreign currency, so it's important to check with your card issuer to see if they charge these fees and what their exchange rate is.
    4. Use a multi-currency account: Having a multi-currency account allows you to hold and transfer money in both USD and CHF at close to the interbank rate. It also allows you to make payments or withdrawals in the local currency while avoiding high conversion fees.
    5. Buy currency in advance: If you know that you will need foreign currency in the future, consider buying it in advance when the exchange rate is favorable.

    The key is reducing excessive costs and fees

    Generally speaking, if you are buying Swiss franc with US dollar, then it's better for the USD/CHF exchange rate to be higher.

    However working against you are the fees all foreign exchange providers charge for providing their service. These fees is usually contained within the exchange rate margin (or difference to the mid-rate).

    The transaction margin you end up being charged can be considerably reduced by around a few percent (of total amount being exchanged) for travel money and possibly over 5% to 6% when sending money. The exact potential savings depends on the currencies being exchanged and the amount you are transferring and if you are willing to shop around.

    Our real-time foreign transfer and travel money/cards comparison calculators make shopping around easy and help you calculate how much you can save.

    It's worth noting that while these tips can help you save on exchange rates, it's important to be aware that no single method is guaranteed to provide the best exchange rate in every situation, and it may require some research and comparison-shopping to find the best option for your specific needs.

    Will the US dollar rise against the Swiss franc?

    It is almost impossible to predict what an exchange rate will do in the future, the best approach is to monitor the currency markets and transact when an exchange rate moves in your favour.

    To help with this you can add USD/CHF to your personalised BER Smart Rate Tracker to track and benefit from currency movements.

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    Rather than requiring you to set a target rate, our FX Alerts work differently. Once you add a currency pair for tracking in your watchlist we can select to be notified daily for any UP DOWN HIGH LOW alerts over a range of periods over the recent 90 days.

    Read our Currency guide to Switzerland - a practical currency and money guide to travel, living and doing business in Switzerland with the Swiss franc.


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    Swiss laws expats should be aware of

    There are a few laws and regulations in Switzerland that expats may need to be aware of:

    1. Check travel advisories: Before planning your trip, check the latest travel advisories and security information from your government's foreign affairs department or equivalent, to stay informed about the most current safety and security risks.

    2. Get vaccinated: Check with your healthcare provider or a travel medicine specialist to ensure that you are up to date on any required or recommended vaccinations for travel to the DRC.

    3. Plan your route carefully: Avoid traveling to areas that are considered to be dangerous or that have ongoing conflicts. Some parts of the country are completely off-limits to foreigners, so be sure to plan your route and accommodations accordingly.

    4. Be prepared for unexpected delays: The DRC has a poorly developed infrastructure and transport can be unreliable. Be prepared for flight delays, cancellations, or other transport-related issues.

      Read more at our Switzerland (CHF) country guide


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