Category Archive: 1.) SNB Press Releases

Les nouveaux billets – Les éléments graphiques et de sécurité (version pour malentendants)

Ce film présente les différents éléments graphiques et de sécurité dont sont dotés les nouveaux billets de banque suisses, et nous invite à découvrir ces derniers sous toutes leurs facettes. Les nouveaux billets de banque allient certains éléments de sécurité ayant déjà fait leurs preuves et d’autres, novateurs, qui permettent une vérification complète de l’authenticité …

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2019-12-03 – Amendment of National Bank Ordinance

Changes due to entry into force of FinSA/FinIA andadjustments to minimum reserve requirements. The Swiss National Bank is amending the National Bank Ordinance (NBO). Various terms used in the NBO will be revised in connection with the entry into force of the Financial Services Act (FinSA) and the Financial Institutions Act (FinIA) as of 1 January 2020.

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Swiss Financial Accounts, 2018 edition

The financial assets of households were influenced by two factors in 2018: First, falling share prices led to high capital losses and, second, households grew their financial wealth through transactions. They increased their insurance and pension scheme entitlements, expanded their bank deposits and invested in securities. Overall, household financial assets fell slightly by CHF 14 billion to CHF 2,586 billion (down 0.6%) – the first decline in ten...

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Richard H. Clarida, Vice Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 12.11.2019

SNB-FRB-BIS High-Level Conference - keynote speech by Richard H. Clarida, Vice Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 12.11.2019

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Voilà – die neuen Schweizer Banknoten

Dieser Film zeigt Impressionen von den neuen Schweizer Banknoten.

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Richard H. Clarida, Vice Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 12.11.2019

SNB-FRB-BIS High-Level Conference – keynote speech by Richard H. Clarida, Vice Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 12.11.2019

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Voilà – die neuen Schweizer Banknoten

Dieser Film zeigt Impressionen von den neuen Schweizer Banknoten.

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The Swiss National Bank reports a profit of CHF 51.5 billion for the first three quarters of 2019

The Swiss National Bank reports a profit of CHF 51.5 billion for the first three quarters of 2019. The profit on foreign currency positions amounted to CHF 42.7 billion. A valuation gain of CHF 7.3 billion was recorded on gold holdings. The profit on Swiss franc positions was CHF 1.7 billion.

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2019-10-22 – Swiss National Bank opens SNB Forum for interested expert audience

Today, the Swiss National Bank is opening the SNB Forum on the ground floor of its premises at Fraumünsterstrasse 8 in Zurich. This has been created as part of the mult i-yearrenovation of this building, and is open to the public.

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SNB and BIS sign Operational Agreement on BIS Innovation Hub Centre in Switzerland

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) have today signed an Operational Agreement on the BIS Innovation Hub Centre in Switzerland. The Hub will identify and develop in-depth insights into critical trends in technology affecting central banking, develop public goods in the technology space geared towards improving the functioning of the global financial system, and serve as a focal point for a network of...

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Fourth Karl Brunner Distinguished Lecture, 19.09.2019

00:00 Introductory remarks by Ulrich Weidmann, Vice President for Human Resources and Infrastructure, ETH Zurich 04:05 Introductory remarks by Thomas Jordan, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank 17:05 Lecture by Raghuram Rajan, University of Chicago, Former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India

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Fourth Karl Brunner Distinguished Lecture, 19.09.2019

00:00 Introductory remarks by Ulrich Weidmann, Vice President for Human Resources and Infrastructure, ETH Zurich 04:05 Introductory remarks by Thomas Jordan, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank 17:05 Lecture by Raghuram Rajan, University of Chicago, Former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India

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Switzerland’s international investment position: Focus article ‘Breakdown of changes in stocks’ and extension of data offering

The Swiss National Bank has today published a focus article on its data portal entitled ‘Switzerland’s international investment position – breakdown of changes in stocks’ (data.snb.ch, Resources, International economic affairs, Focus articles).

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Monetary policy assessment of 19 September 2019

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100-franc note enters circulation today

SNB banknote app with information on all new denominations. Issuance of the new 100-franc note presented a week ago begins today, 12 September. The complete version of the Swiss National Bank’s ‘Swiss Banknotes’ app is now also available. It has been updated to include the 100-franc note and features information on all six new denominations.

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App "Swiss Banknotes" – Application "Swiss Banknotes" – ‘Swiss Banknotes’ app

Entdecken Sie die neue 100-Franken-Note mit der SNB-App "Swiss Banknotes". - Découvrez le nouveau billet de 100 francs avec l'application "Swiss Banknotes" de la BNS. - Discover the new 100-franc note with the SNB's banknotes app. - Scoprite la nuova banconota da 100 franchi con l'App per banconote della BNS. Weitere Informationen: - Informations complémentaires: - Further information: - Ulteriori informazioni:...

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App “Swiss Banknotes” – Application “Swiss Banknotes” – ‘Swiss Banknotes’ app

Entdecken Sie die neue 100-Franken-Note mit der SNB-App “Swiss Banknotes”. – Découvrez le nouveau billet de 100 francs avec l’application “Swiss Banknotes” de la BNS. – Discover the new 100-franc note with the SNB’s banknotes app. – Scoprite la nuova banconota da 100 franchi con l’App per banconote della BNS. Weitere Informationen: – Informations complémentaires: …

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Jerome Powell, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, SIAF, UZH, 06.09.2019

Jerome Powell, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Swiss Institute of International Studies (SIAF), University of Zurich, 06.09.2019 00:00 Introduction by Martin Meyer, President of the Board, SIAF 08:25 Discussion with Jerome Powell, Fed Chair, and Thomas Jordan, SNB Governor 40:55 Questions and answers

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Jerome Powell, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, SIAF, UZH, 06.09.2019

Jerome Powell, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Swiss Institute of International Studies (SIAF), University of Zurich, 06.09.2019 00:00 Introduction by Martin Meyer, President of the Board, SIAF 08:25 Discussion with Jerome Powell, Fed Chair, and Thomas Jordan, SNB Governor 40:55 Questions and answers

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