Calendar of events and News

Monthly Statistical Bulletin May 2015

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Swiss National Bank

Further information (English) Thursday, May 21, 2015

Monthly Bulletin of Banking Statistics May 2015

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Swiss National Bank

Further information (English) Thursday, May 21, 2015

Swiss monetary policy facts... and fiction

Based on his practical experience of making monetary policy in the last few years, the author attempts to dispel four Swiss monetary policy 'fictions' by contrasting them with established facts about Swiss monetary policy. The first fiction is that, because of the so-called 'zero lower bound', nominal interest rates cannot become negative - obviously proven wrong by current developments. Of...

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Swiss National Bank

Further information (English) Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Public bonds of the Swiss Confederation: Results

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Swiss National Bank

Further information (English) Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Public bonds of the Swiss Confederation: New bond issues

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Swiss National Bank

Further information (English) Saturday, December 5, 2015

Important monetary policy data for the week ending 8 May 2015

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Swiss National Bank

Further information (English) Thursday, November 5, 2015

Monetary policy challenges currently facing the SNB

For the last eight years, the international economic environment has been shaped by crises, imbalances, adjustments and uncertainties. Neither the Swiss economy nor the Swiss National Bank (SNB) can escape these unedifying realities. The SNB's decision of 15 January to discontinue the minimum exchange rate against the euro and to lower the interest rate on sight deposit account balances to -0.75%...

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Swiss National Bank

Further information (English) Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Decisions of the General Meeting 2015 of Shareholders

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Swiss National Bank

Further information (English) Friday, April 24, 2015

Swiss National Bank - independent and firmly anchored

The policy of active crisis management on the part of the central banks has triggered a broad international debate on the mandate, independence, responsibility and accountability of these institutions. Public interest in institutional questions relating to the Swiss National Bank (SNB), too, has increased palpably - and not just since the discontinuation of the minimum exchange rate. In the...

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Swiss National Bank

Further information (English) Friday, April 24, 2015

SNB monetary policy after the discontinuation of the minimum exchange rate

On 15 January 2015, the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank (SNB) decided to discontinue the minimum exchange rate of CHF 1.20 per euro because the international environment for its monetary policy had changed dramatically. Due to the sustained weakening of the euro during the first half of January 2015, the minimum exchange rate could only be enforced through permanent currency...

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Swiss National Bank

Further information (English) Friday, April 24, 2015

SNB Research Update April 2015

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Swiss National Bank

Further information (English) Thursday, April 23, 2015


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