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2019-01-11 – Press release – Swiss National Bank sets criteria for fintech companies’ access to Swiss Interbank Clearing6 days ago
Confederation and cantons to receive distribution of CHF 2 billion
According to provisional calculations, the Swiss National Bank (SNB) will report a loss in the order of CHF 15 billion for the 2018 financial year. The loss on foreign currency positions amounted to CHF 16 billio n. A valuation loss of CHF 0.3 billion was recorded on gold holdings. The net result on Swiss franc positions amounted to CHF 2 billion.
The allocation to the provisions for currency reserves will be approximately CHF 5.4 billion. After taking into account the distribution reserve of CHF 67.3 billion, the net profit will be in the region of CHF 47 billion. This will allow a dividend payment of CHF 15 per share, which corresponds to the