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2019-05-16 – Financial markets – Public bonds of the Swiss Confederation according to maturity (situation at 16.05.2019)9 days ago
Claudia Aebersold-Szalay at a NZZ event. (Image: Evenito)
Claudia Aebersold Szalay will assume the role of Head of Media Relations at the Swiss National Bank on 1 June, replacing Walter Meier who will be leaving the bank having reached retirement age.
Ms Aebersold Szalay was previously an economics and business editor at the NZZ newspaper for eleven years. Her remit included covering European Central Bank and the Deutsche Bundesbank, which allowed her to gain extensive insight into monetary policy issues. Shejoined the SNB as an advisor in the Communications unit at the beginning of 2018, and holds a doctorate in economics from the University of Basel.
2019-04-26 – Speech – Jean Studer, President of the Bank Council: The Swiss National Bank – continuity and change in eventful times29 days ago
2019-04-26 – Speech – Thomas Jordan, Chairman of the Governing Board: Monetary policy in the interests of the country as a whole29 days ago
2019-04-15 – Financial markets – Public bonds of the Swiss Confederation according to maturity (situation at 15.04.2019)April 15, 2019
2019-03-28 – Speech – Andréa M. Maechler / Thomas Moser, Member of the Governing Board / Alternate Member of the Governing Board: The evolution of payment systems in the digital age: A central bank perspectiveMarch 28, 2019
2019-03-25 – Press release – Swiss balance of payments and international investment position: Q4 2018 and review of the year 2018March 25, 2019
Swiss National Bank leaves expansionary monetary policy unchanged
The Swiss National Bank is maintaining its expansionary monetary policy, thereby stabilising price developments and supporting economic activity. Interest on sight deposits at the SNB remains 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.
Since the monetary policy assessment of December 2018, the Swiss franc has depreciated slightly on a trade-weighted basis. Overall, however, it is still highly valued, and the situation on the foreign exchange market continues to