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2018-11-08 – Speech – Andréa M. Maechler / Thomas Moser, Member of the Governing Board / Alternate Member of the Governing Board: Ten years after the crisis: evolving markets and the challenges for the SNB7 days ago
2018-11-05 – SNB Working Papers – Has the American Output Growth Path Experienced a Permanent Change?10 days ago
2018-10-31 – Speech – Thomas Jordan, Chairman of the Governing Board: Protectionism complicates monetary policy15 days ago
2018-10-18 – Financial markets – Public bonds of the Swiss Confederation according to maturity (situation at 18.10.2018)28 days ago
With effect from 1 October 2018, Gregor Bäurle will assume the function of Swiss National Bank (SNB) delegate for regional economic relations for the Central Switzerland region. He succeeds Walter Näf, who is taking on a new position, representing the SNB in the Swiss delegation to the OECD in Paris as of 1 January 2019.
Following a research stay in the US as a visiting scholar, Gregor Bäurle received his doctorate in economics from the University of Bern. He went on to work as an energy market analyst for a company in Central Switzerland. Mr Bäurle has been employed at the SNB since 2010, most recently as economic advisor in the Economic Analysis (Switzerland) team. He is also an Associate Lecturer at the University
2018-09-25 – Press release – SNB appoints new delegate for regional economic relations for Central SwitzerlandSeptember 25, 2018
2018-09-24 – Press release – Swiss balance of payments and international investment position: Q2 2018September 24, 2018
2018-09-20 – Speech – Thomas Jordan, Chairman of the Governing Board: Third Karl Brunner Distinguished Lecture: Introduction of Otmar IssingSeptember 20, 2018
Swiss National Bank leaves expansionary monetary policy unchanged
The Swiss National Bank (SNB) 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 June 2018, the Swiss franc has appreciated noticeably, against the major currencies as well as against emerging market currencies. The Swiss franc is highly valued, and the situation