The British pound(GBP) against the Swiss franc(CHF) cross pair denotes the number of francs needed to purchase one Pound sterling. GBPCHF is a lower volatility pair thus popular among traders looking to steadily grow his capital without taking on a lot of risks. Since the Swiss franc is a safe haven currency, the GBP/CHF is most attractive during periods of market turmoil and uncertainty as investors safeguard their funds in the Swiss franc. The British pound is a premier reserve currency and represents one of the larger economies in Europe. The trading of the currency pair is most active during the European trading session.