Category Archive: 1.) SNB Press Releases

Die neue 100-Franken-Note: Präsentation – Le nouveau billet de 100 francs : présentation

Dieser Film zeigt Impressionen von der Präsentation der neuen Schweizer 100-Franken-Note am 3. September 2019 in Bern. Thomas Jordan, Präsident des Direktoriums der Schweizerischen Nationalbank, und Fritz Zurbrügg, Vizepräsident des Direktoriums der Schweizerischen Nationalbank, stellen die wichtigsten Gestaltungsmerkmale und Sicherheitselemente der neuen Banknote vor. - Ce film donne quelques impressions de la présentation du nouveau billet de 100...

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Die neue 100-Franken-Note: Präsentation – Le nouveau billet de 100 francs : présentation

Dieser Film zeigt Impressionen von der Präsentation der neuen Schweizer 100-Franken-Note am 3. September 2019 in Bern. Thomas Jordan, Präsident des Direktoriums der Schweizerischen Nationalbank, und Fritz Zurbrügg, Vizepräsident des Direktoriums der Schweizerischen Nationalbank, stellen die wichtigsten Gestaltungsmerkmale und Sicherheitselemente der neuen Banknote vor. – Ce film donne quelques impressions de la présentation du nouveau...

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Medienkonferenz – Conférence de presse – News conference – Conferenza stampa, 03.09.2019

Medienkonferenz - Conférence de presse - News conference - Conferenza stampa, 03.09.2019 00:00 Einleitende Bemerkungen von Fritz Zurbrügg, Vizepräsident des Direktoriums der Schweizerischen Nationalbank - Remarques introductives de Fritz Zurbrügg, vice-président de la Direction générale de la Banque nationale suisse - Introductory remarks by Fritz Zurbrügg, Vice Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank - Osservazioni introduttive...

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Medienkonferenz – Conférence de presse – News conference – Conferenza stampa, 03.09.2019

Medienkonferenz – Conférence de presse – News conference – Conferenza stampa, 03.09.2019 00:00 Einleitende Bemerkungen von Fritz Zurbrügg, Vizepräsident des Direktoriums der Schweizerischen Nationalbank – Remarques introductives de Fritz Zurbrügg, vice-président de la Direction générale de la Banque nationale suisse – Introductory remarks by Fritz Zurbrügg, Vice Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss …...

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SNB reports a profit of CHF 38.5 billion for the first half of 2019.

The Swiss National Bank reports a profit of CHF 38.5 billion for the first half of 2019. The profit on foreign currency positions amounted to CHF 33.8 billion. A valuation gain of CHF 3.8 billion was recorded on gold holdings. The profit on Swiss franc positions was CHF 1.1 billion. The SNB’s financial result depends largely on developments in the gold, foreign exchange and capital markets.

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Banks in Switzerland 2018

The Swiss National Bank has today published its report Banks in Switzerland 2018 and the corresponding data for its annual banking statistics. The most significant events are summarised below.

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Mediengespräch – Conférence de presse – News conference – Conferenza stampa, 13.06.2019

Mediengespräch - Conférence de presse - News conference - Conferenza stampa, 13.06.2019 00:00 Einleitende Bemerkungen von Thomas Jordan, Präsident des Direktoriums der Schweizerischen Nationalbank - Remarques introductives de Thomas Jordan, président de la Direction générale de la Banque nationale suisse - Introductory remarks by Thomas Jordan, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank - Osservazioni introduttive di Thomas Jordan,...

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Mediengespräch – Conférence de presse – News conference – Conferenza stampa, 13.06.2019

Mediengespräch – Conférence de presse – News conference – Conferenza stampa, 13.06.2019 00:00 Einleitende Bemerkungen von Thomas Jordan, Präsident des Direktoriums der Schweizerischen Nationalbank – Remarques introductives de Thomas Jordan, président de la Direction générale de la Banque nationale suisse – Introductory remarks by Thomas Jordan, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National …

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Monetary policy assessment of 13 June 2019

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 is unchanged at –0.75%. The SNB will remain active in the foreign exchange market as necessary, while taking the overall currency situation into consideration.

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Expansion of SNB statistics

New Focus Article series published on data portal. The Swiss National Bank is expanding its offering in the field of statist ics. It is to start publishing articles on selected statistical subjects at irregular intervals. These articles will appear on the SNB data portal (data.snb.ch, Resources, International economic affairs, Focus articles) as so-called focus articles.

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Panel Discussions, 9th High-Level Conference on the International Monetary System, 14.05.2019

0:00:00 Past - Lessons Learned from an Evolving IMS 1:20:35 Future - The IMS in a Changing Global Landscape These panels are part of the 9th High-Level Conference on the International Monetary System (jointly organized by the International Monetary Fund and the Swiss National Bank) held in Zurich, which is otherwise a closed event.

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Panel Discussions, 9th High-Level Conference on the International Monetary System, 14.05.2019

0:00:00 Past – Lessons Learned from an Evolving IMS 1:20:35 Future – The IMS in a Changing Global Landscape These panels are part of the 9th High-Level Conference on the International Monetary System (jointly organized by the International Monetary Fund and the Swiss National Bank) held in Zurich, which is otherwise a closed event.

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Claudia Aebersold Szalay to become Head of Media Relations at the SNB

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.

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SNB Results: Big Win After Big Loss in Q4 2018

The Swiss National Bank reports a profit of CHF 30.7 billion for the first quarter of 2019. The profit on foreign currency positions amounted to CHF 29.3 billion. A valuation gain of CHF 0.9 billion was recorded on gold holdings. The profit on Swiss franc positions was CHF 0.6 billion.

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Monetary policy assessment of 21 March 2019

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.

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2019-03-21 – Publication of the 2018 Annual Report

The 2018 Annual Report of the Swiss National Bank is published on the SNB website (www.snb.ch).

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1000-Franc Note Enters Circulation Today

Issuance of the new 1000-franc note presented a week ago begins today, 13 March. The Swiss National Bank’s ‘Swiss Banknotes’ app has now been updated to include the new note. The app, which has been downloaded some 110,000 times, can be obtained free of charge from the Apple (itunes.apple.com) and Google Play (play.google.com) app stores.

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Swiss National Bank releases new 1000-franc note

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) will begin issuing the new 1000-franc note on 13 March 2019. Following the 50, 20, 10 and 200-franc notes, this is the fifth of six denominations in the new banknote series to be released. The current eighth-series banknotes remain legal tender until further notice.

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Die neue 1000-Franken-Note: Präsentation – Le nouveau billet de 1000 francs: présentation

Dieser Film zeigt Impressionen von der Präsentation der neuen Schweizer 1000-Franken-Note am 5. März 2019 in Zürich. Fritz Zurbrügg, Vizepräsident des Direktoriums der Schweizerischen Nationalbank, stellt die wichtigsten Gestaltungsmerkmale und Sicherheitselemente der neuen Banknote vor. - Ce film donne quelques impressions de la présentation du nouveau billet de 1000 francs qui a eu lieu le 5 mars 2019. Fritz Zurbrügg, vice-président de la...

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