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The Swiss National Bank conducts the country’s monetary policy as an independent central bank. It is obliged by the Constitution and by statute to act in accordance with the interests of the country as a whole. Its primary goal is to ensure price stability, while taking due account of economic developments. In so doing, it creates an appropriate environment for economic growth.

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2017-07-04 – Payment transactions – Register of sight deposit accounts

24 days ago

Register of sight deposit accounts (last update: 04.07.2017)

The register of sight deposit accounts lists all the financial market participants according to the Instruction sheet on cashless payment transactions that hold a sight deposit account with the Swiss National Bank. The SNB publishes the register, which is updated regularly, on its website.
The register is available in German and French only.


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Register of sight deposit accounts

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SNB Monetary Policy Assessment June 2017 and Comments

June 15, 2017

Swiss National Bank leaves expansionary monetary policy unchanged
The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is maintaining its expansionary monetary policy, with the aim of stabilising price developments and supporting economic activity. Interest on sight deposits at the SNB is to remain at –0.75% and the target range for the three-month Libor is unchanged at between –1.25% and –0.25%. The SNB will remain active in the foreign exchange market as necessary, while taking the overall currency situation into consideration. The negative interest rate and the SNB’s willingness to intervene in the foreign exchange market are intended to make Swiss franc investments less attractive, thereby  easing pressure on the currency. The Swiss

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