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Annual result of the Swiss National Bank for 2014

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Swiss National Bank

Further information (English) Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Real exchange rate persistence: The case of the Swiss franc-US dollar rate

Asset prices tend to undergo wide swings around long-run equilibrium values, which can have detrimental effects on the real economy. To get a better understanding of how the financial sector and the real economy interact, this paper models the long swings in the Swiss franc-US dollar foreign currency market using the I(2) Cointegrated VAR model. The results show strong evidence of...

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Swiss National Bank

Further information (English) Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Monthly Statistical Bulletin February 2015

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Swiss National Bank

Further information (English) Monday, February 23, 2015

Monthly Bulletin of Banking Statistics February 2015

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Swiss National Bank

Further information (English) Monday, February 23, 2015

Switzerland at the heart of Europe: between independence and interdependence

Switzerland has a long history of political independence. But political autonomy does not mean economic isolation. Today, the Swiss economy is amongst the most internationally integrated in the world. As a small country lacking in natural resources, Switzerland started very early on to cultivate cross-border economic relations. Economic integration has contributed greatly to Switzerland's...

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Swiss National Bank

Further information (English) Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Public bonds of the Swiss Confederation: Results

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Swiss National Bank

Further information (English) Monday, November 2, 2015

Public bonds of the Swiss Confederation: New bond issues

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Swiss National Bank

Further information (English) Friday, October 2, 2015

Important monetary policy data for the week ending 6 February 2015

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Swiss National Bank

Further information (English) Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Fresh progress in China-Switzerland financial cooperation

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Swiss National Bank

Further information (English) Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Re-use of collateral in the repo market

This paper introduces a methodology to estimate the re-use of collateral based on actual transaction data. With a comprehensive dataset from the Swiss franc repo market we are able to provide the first systematic empirical study on the re-use of collateral. We find that re-use was most popular prior to the financial crisis, when roughly 10% of the outstanding interbank volume was based on re-used...

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Swiss National Bank

Further information (English) Friday, January 16, 2015


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