Switzerland's central bank tweaked its long-held language about the "significant overvaluation" of the Swiss franc on Thursday.
The Swiss franc was on track for its biggest monthly drop in six years Friday after it recorded a fourth consecutive day of losses, prompting analysts to suggest that the appreciation of the “safe haven” currency may be losing steam.
Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan explains to CNBC that the central bank does not see any reason to change its current policy.
Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan talks about the central bank's outlook on inflation, with comment on the current political climate in Europe.
Switzerland is not manipulating its currency, said Jorg Gasser, the country’s state secretary for international financial matters, on Tuesday.
The Swiss National Bank's monetary policy framework must remain expansionary as uncertainties still lurk in Europe, its chairman told CNBC.
Thomas Jordan, chairman of the Swiss National Bank, discusses his decision to keep interest rates in negative territory.
The Swiss National Bank has left its rates unchanged, adding that they’ll remain active in the foreign exchange market to manage Swiss franc risk.
UBS and Credit Suisse, will likely each need to raise an extra 10 billion Swiss francs in capital to meet new leverage requirements, says SNB.
Gold rose for the fourth straight session and hit its highest since mid-May on Monday, driven by rising investor risk aversion.
One veteran strategist told CNBC that central banks’ adoption of negative rates was “meaningless” for the foreign exchange markets.
Salman Ahmed, chief strategist at Lombard Odier IM, says the Swiss National Bank has room not to make any changes to its negative interest rates.
There are several ways that negative interest rate policy can have a positive effect on the economy, says Economist Paul Diggle.
Bank of Canada, Bank of Israel, Bank of England… CNBC takes a look at the central banks other than the Fed that may opt for negative interest rates.
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.