One veteran strategist told CNBC that central banks’ adoption of negative rates was “meaningless” for the foreign exchange markets. » Read More
James Watson, MD for UK and Europe at ADS Securities, discusses the impact of last year's decision by the Swiss Nation Bank to remove the Swiss franc's peg with the euro.
Thomas Jordan, governor of the Swiss National Bank, says negative inflation is not optimal but is part of the adjustment process as oil prices fall and the Swiss franc gains strength.
Swiss National Bank chairman, Thomas Jordan, explains why the central bank kept interest rates on hold.
Swiss National Bank chairman, Thomas Jordan, discusses the outlook for Switzerland and whether he’s worried about a deflationary spiral.
Gianluca Salford, senior European fixed income strategist for JP Morgan, discusses Switzerland and the Swiss National Bank's decision to maintain record-low interest rates.
Aoifinn Devitt, founder and principal at Clontarf Capital, says hedge funds have gradually moved away from currency speculation.
Zeno Staub, CEO of Vontobel, expects a lot of consolidation in the industry in the near term. He states that his bank will remain independent, but did not rule out making acquisitions in the future.
Thomas Jordan, chairman of the Swiss National Bank (SNB), discusses today's rate decision, telling CNBC that the country's inflation and economic outlook remains unchanged.
Thomas Jordan, chairman of the Swiss National Bank, explains why discontinuing the minimum exchange rate was the right decision.
Amid a sharp selloff in the bond market, players in Europe's low-yielding papers have gotten their fingers burned, big time.
Bond markets have sold off globally, but there's an odd duck standout: the negative-yielding, Swiss-franc-denominated bond recently sold by Poland.
The dollar dropped to an eight-week low after a weak U.S. consumer confidence report.
The dollar edged upward after a jump in U.S. home sales data lifted expectations Federal Reserve policymakers may soon hike interest rates.
Rebounding from steep losses in the previous session on a cautious Fed statement on interest rates, the dollar rose broadly.
Switzerland’s sudden axing of its exchange rate cap in January has not harmed the central bank’s reputation, its chairman told CNBC on Thursday.
Thomas Jordan, chairman of the Swiss National Bank, says it's now obvious that scrapping the FX cap in January was "the right decision."
When asked whether the Swiss National Bank is transparent enough, Thomas Jordan, chairman of the SNB, stressed it was accountable to parliament.
Thomas Jordan, chairman of the Swiss National Bank, says he hopes inflation will move higher over time.
Riksbank has cut its rates again -- to negative 0.25 percent. Stefan Ingves, Governor of Sveriges Riksbank, said they weren't in a currency war, but that inflation has been quite low for a while, and the Riksbank wants to be on "the safe side."
Jonathan Webb, head of FX strategy at Jefferies, talks about the Swiss National Bank's decision to cut rates and how it relates to the weakening euro and strong U.S. dollar.