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The Swiss National Bank has left interest rates unchanged

As expected, the Swiss National Bank has left interest rates unchanged. This is a major boost for both EUR/CHF and USD/CHF in the weeks ahead as the Swiss Franc is expected to weaken.

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Credit Suisse to Make Capital Hike Decision After AGM

Credit Suisse will not decide on how it wants to raise fresh capital until after this week’s annual general meeting, SonntagsZeitung reported on Sunday.

The Swiss bank is considering a quick-fire share sale or listing 20 to 30% of its Swiss business in order to raise between 3 and 6 billion Swiss francs ($3-$6 billion) in new capital, the Swiss newspaper said, citing sources close to Chairman Urs Rohner. 195 more words


Big Data jigsaws for Central Banks – the impact of the Swiss franc de-pegging

Olga Cielinska, Andreas Joseph, Ujwal Shreyas, John Tanner and Michalis Vasios

The Bank of England has now access to transaction-level data in over-the-counter derivatives (OTCD) markets which… 1,550 more words

Financial Stability

Notes From Underground: Switzerland Was Named The Fourth-Happiest Country

In an inane study of the world’s countries by the U.N. and released on World Happiness Day (what an absurd concept) the land locked nation with its active printing press was heralded as ranking… 513 more words


Illusory Gains

By Egon von Greyerz – Re-Blogged From http://www.Gold-Eagle.com

Investors in most countries make the mistake of measuring their returns based on their home market and their domestic currency. 1,070 more words

GDP & Employment

Live blog: Global financial markets are dealing with the shock of Donald Trump's election victory

What began as a sharp selloff in financial markets around the world overnight, when it became apparent that Donald Trump would become the next US president, reversed course on Nov. 217 more words