Category Archive: 1) SNB and CHF

Swiss National Bank forecasts deflation until 2022

On 18 June 2020, the Swiss National Bank (SNB) said it would maintain its negative rate of interest (-0.75%) and remains willing to intervene more strongly in the foreign exchange market.

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SNB News Conf Thomas Jordan 2020 06



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SNB Monetary Policy Assessment June 2020 and Videos

The coronavirus pandemic and the measures implemented to contain it have led to a severe downturn in economic activity and a decline in inflation both in Switzerland and abroad. The SNB’s expansionary monetary policy remains necessary to ensure appropriate monetary conditions in Switzerland.

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SNB Preview

The Swiss National Bank meets Thursday. It is widely expected to maintain its current policy stances but is likely to push back against CHF strength. Here, we highlight here the potential choices that lie ahead for the SNB.

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Lecture Series (online): Prof. Dr. Niepelt – Digital Money and Central Bank Digital Currency

This lecture series is about “Digital Money and Central Bank Digital Currency” with Dr. Prof. Dirk Niepelt, Director of Study Centre Gerzensee, Foundation of the Swiss National Bank. Associate Professor University Bern. About Central banks already issue digital money, but only to a select group of financial institutions. Central bank digital currency would extend this …

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Que fait une banque centrale pour soutenir l’économie locale par temps de confinement? La BNS au menu

Voici une vidéo tournée par Christian Campiche lors d’une rencontre matinale autour d’un café. Christian s’est mis à enregistrer alors que nous parlions de ce que la BNS faisait, et surtout ne faisait pas, pour soutenir la population suisse dans cette période de post-confinement.

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“Wenn die Notenbank den Staat finanziert (When the Central Bank Finances the State),” FAS, 2020

Monetary deficit financing is the norm—after all, central banks distribute their profits. Monetary financing occurs in the context of regular open market operations and QE and, hyper charged, with helicopter drops. The question is not whether monetary policy should finance the government, but why it does so, and to what extent. Fiscal and monetary policy are inherently connected; what constitutes monetary policy is defined by objectives.

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Zilliqa ZIL DeFi; Digibyte Announces Partnership; Crypto Bank Approved by FINMA

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Swiss central bank could take negative rates lower

The rate on deposits at the Swiss National Bank (SNB) is currently -0.75%. And while taking the rate further into negative territory is not the base case scenario, it cannot be excluded, according to some economists at the bank UBS.

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FINMA-Aufsichtsmitteilung 06/2020: Verlängerung oder Auslaufen von Erleichterungen infolge der COVID-19-Krise

Die Eidgenössische Finanzmarktaufsicht FINMA veröffentlicht eine weitere Aufsichtsmitteilung im Kontext der COVID-19-Krise. Sie passt darin die Fristen von diversen, bereits erteilten Erleichterungen an und präzisiert die Berechnung der Finanzierungsquote NSFR.

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Why is the Pound to Euro Rate Falling? Will it Continue?

U.K jobless claims were released in early morning trading today, much like many economic data releases the figures were posted at an earlier than usual 07:00, we normally would see a release such as this out at 09:30. The figures, as expected were not particularly great reading for the U.K economy however there was a slight surprise in the fact that the official unemployment rate came in at 3.9% as opposed to the 4.3% which had been expected.

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Announcement regarding recall of banknotes from eighth series

The issuance of the ninth banknote series was concluded on 12 September 2019. The Swiss National Bank intends to communicate the statutory recall of the banknotes from the eighth series two months in advance in the first half of 2021.

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Questions That Need Answering [feat. Jonathan Watson]

Guest Worship Leaders Austin and Lindsey Adamec from Jacksonville,FL. Jonathan Watson from Charleston Southern University helps us to understand The Trinity. With THE BLOC Online you can join us every Thursday for 7pm! — Follow Austin and Lindsey Adamec: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIHRWN8MV6uzP9yaLURmRDg Subscribe to our channel to see more messages from THE BLOC: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVEI... Follow us on Instagram:...

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SNB COVID-19 refinancing facility expanded to include cantonal loan guarantees as well as joint and several loan guarantees for startups

The Swiss National Bank announced the establishment of the SNB COVID-19 refinancing facility (CRF) on 25 March 2020. This facility allows banks to obtain liquidity from the SNB by assigning credit claims from corporate loans as collateral. In so doing, the SNB enables banks to expand their lending rapidly and on a large scale.

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Economic cost of pandemic will be enormous: SNB chief

Coronavirus is costing between CHF11 billion and CHF17 billion a month, putting such a strain on the Swiss economy that it will take years to recover. Swiss National Bank (SNB) chairman Thomas Jordan has predicted the worst depression since the 1930s.

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Is capitalism broken? | Guy Standing, Izabella Kaminska, Jamie Whyte, and Steven King

Guy Standing, Jamie Whyte, Izabella Kaminska and Stephen King debate if we can save capitalism. Watch the full debate at https://iai.tv/video/is-capitalism-broken-democracy-reform?utm_source=YouTube&utm_medium=description It is just twenty-five years since Fukuyama’s claim, taken seriously at the time, that capitalism and liberal democracy had won, and represented the endpoint of cultural advance. Instead, after a decade of stagnation...

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SNB’s swollen balance-sheet poses risk to ‘credibility’

When the Swiss National Bank (SNB) followed last year’s $50 billion (CHF48.6 billion) profit with a record $39 billion first-quarter loss, it was a stark illustration of the volatility created by a decade of unconventional monetary policy.

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A More Connected American | Jonathan Watson | TEDxThunderRidgeHS

Very few Americans have the courage or motivation to live and work outside the USA. Americans need to be aware of cultural differences and teaching experiences outside the USA. Jonathan Watson has been to 35 countries around four continents. His interests include reading, traveling, teaching, marketing, sales, and speaking. He wants to be the greatest speaker in the world. Jonathan wants to run a marathon on all seven continents of the world. He...

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FINMA eröffnet Anhörung zur Teilrevision des Rundschreibens “Liquiditätsrisiken Banken”

Der Bundesrat hat im November 2019 die Einführung der Finanzierungsquote für Banken (Net Stable Funding Ratio, NSFR) beschlossen. Dies macht kleine Anpassungen des FINMA-Rundschreibens „Liquiditätsrisiken – Banken“ notwendig. Dazu eröffnet die FINMA eine Anhörung, die bis am 13. Juli 2020 läuft.

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SNB appoints new delegate Fabian Schnell for regional economic relations for Zurich region

With effect from 1 May 2020, Fabian Schnell will assume the function of Swiss National Bank (SNB) delegate for regional economic relations for the Zurich region. He succeeds Rita Kobel Rohr, who is taking on a new position at the SNB’s General Secretariat on 1 July 2020.

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