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Swissinfo
Stories making the Swiss Sunday papersThe Swiss National Bank's investment in US nuclear arms fabrication has soared
Swissinfo / Posted 16 minutes ago
The Swiss National Bank's investment in US nuclear arms fabrication has soared since last year. A wide range of topics occupied Swiss newspapers this weekend, from Swiss investments in US arms companies and requirements for FIFA World Cup host... Read more
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Reuters
Federal Reserve swaps with foreign central banks total $36 million in latest weekReserve has established swap arrangements with the Bank of Canada, the Bank of
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
Reserve has established swap arrangements with the Bank of Canada, the Bank of England, the European Central Bank, the Swiss National Bank, and the Bank of Japan in an effort to respond to the reemergence of strains in short-term funding... Read more
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Zero Hedge
What's Next For The VIX? RBC Explainsviolent jump in vol, or a few more days further in this 15-16-17 vols level to
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 days ago
violent jump in vol, or a few more days further in this 15-16-17 vols level to ‘drag up’ the trailing number. Which, of course, won't happen if the Swiss National Bank, BOJ... or Fed, ECB, and BOE for that matter, have anything to say... Read more
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10d
New York Post
Swiss National Bank now owns record $84B worth of US stocksThere’s news from Switzerland — but it’s not about chocolate. The Swiss Nation
New York Post / Posted 10 days ago
There’s news from Switzerland — but it’s not about chocolate. The Swiss National Bank now owns a record $84 billion worth of US stocks. That’s $4 billion more than the last time I looked. Why do the Swiss like US stocks so much? The innocent answer... Read more
10d
Reuters
Swiss franc eases slightly after spiking on North Korea tensionsmore than 1 percent against the euro on Wednesday, recording one of its largest
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
more than 1 percent against the euro on Wednesday, recording one of its largest single-day jumps against the euro since the Swiss National Bank removed its cap on the Swiss franc in January 2015. The Swiss franc last stood at 1.1332 per euro... Read more
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FOX Business
Safe-haven currencies rise as North Korea tensions brewwould be met with "fire and fury." The Swiss franc was on pace for its biggest
FOX Business / Posted 10 days ago
would be met with "fire and fury." The Swiss franc was on pace for its biggest single-day rise against the euro since the Swiss National Bank removed its cap on the currency in January 2015. Traders said hedge funds had cut leveraged bets against... Read more
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10d
FOX Business
Safe-haven currencies rise as North Korea tensions brewwould be met with "fire and fury." The Swiss franc was on pace for its biggest
FOX Business / Posted 10 days ago
would be met with "fire and fury." The Swiss franc was on pace for its biggest single-day rise against the euro since the Swiss National Bank removed its cap on the currency in January 2015. Traders said hedge funds had cut leveraged bets against... Read more
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10d
Zero Hedge
"Mystery" Central Bank Buyer Revealed: SNB Now Owns A Record $84 Billion In US Stocksstocks, whether the Nikkei 225 or the Topix. The answer was revealed this morn
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
stocks, whether the Nikkei 225 or the Topix. The answer was revealed this morning when the hedge fund known as the "Swiss National Bank" posted its latest 13-F holdings. What it showed is that, as rumored, the Swiss National Bank had gone on... Read more
10d
dna
Safe-haven currencies rise as North Korea tensions brewwould be met with "fire and fury." The Swiss franc was on pace for its biggest
dna / Posted 10 days ago
would be met with "fire and fury." The Swiss franc was on pace for its biggest single-day rise against the euro since the Swiss National Bank removed its cap on the currency in January 2015. Traders said hedge funds had cut leveraged bets against... Read more
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11d
FOX Business
Trump's 'fire and fury' warning hits stocks, lifts Swiss franc and goldpercent to 0.9611 per dollar. The Swiss currency was also on track for its bigg
FOX Business / Posted 11 days ago
percent to 0.9611 per dollar. The Swiss currency was also on track for its biggest daily gain against the euro since the Swiss National Bank removed its cap on the currency in January 2015. "Heightened geopolitical risks overnight have seen the... Read more
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11d
FOX Business
Trump's 'fire and fury' warning hits stocks, lifts Swiss franc and goldpercent to 0.9611 per dollar. The Swiss currency was also on track for its bigg
FOX Business / Posted 11 days ago
percent to 0.9611 per dollar. The Swiss currency was also on track for its biggest daily gain against the euro since the Swiss National Bank removed its cap on the currency in January 2015. "Heightened geopolitical risks overnight have seen the... Read more
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11d
Swissinfo
Swiss border towns to combat ‘shopping tourism’European Union (EU) in 2002, was the beginning of a difficult road for many Swi
Swissinfo / Posted 11 days ago
European Union (EU) in 2002, was the beginning of a difficult road for many Swiss shops close to the border. And when the Swiss National Bank (SNB) abolished the currency cap in 2015, the Swiss franc became even stronger. “This move worsened the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Can Switzerland Survive Today's Assault On Cash And Sound Money?in the ocean-wide bloodbath that is contemporary Western fiscal and social self
Zero Hedge / Posted 12 days ago
in the ocean-wide bloodbath that is contemporary Western fiscal and social self-sabotage. On the other hand, there is the Swiss National Bank — the central bank — that oddly appears to be encouraging the same monetary policy dance-with-death that... Read more
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dna
Top Economic Events to Nov 2New York President William Dudley speaks before the Money Marketeers of New Yor
dna / Posted 12 days ago
New York President William Dudley speaks before the Money Marketeers of New York University. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 BERN - Swiss National Bank (SNB) monetary policy assessment – 0730 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England announces its rate decision and... Read more
12d
Reuters
Swiss exporters cheer as more franc weakness on cardsfranc has lost nearly 5 percent against the euro since the start of July and is
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
franc has lost nearly 5 percent against the euro since the start of July and is trading near its weakest since the Swiss National Bank (SNB) abruptly scrapped a currency cap in January 2015. The slide has been welcomed by companies whose... Read more
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13d
Reuters
Swiss exporters cheer as more franc weakness on cardsfranc has lost nearly 5 percent against the euro since the start of July and is
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
franc has lost nearly 5 percent against the euro since the start of July and is trading near its weakest since the Swiss National Bank (SNB) abruptly scrapped a currency cap in January 2015. The slide has been welcomed by companies whose... Read more
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Swissinfo
Trickle from Swissie glacier is turning into a torrentThe euro crisis is over and all is well in the world. Just ask Thomas Jordan. T
Swissinfo / Posted 15 days ago
The euro crisis is over and all is well in the world. Just ask Thomas Jordan. The Swiss National Bank (SNB) chief finally has reasons to be cheerful now that his stubbornly strong currency is sliding, and at quite a pace. The decline comes... Read more
16d
Swissinfo
The business of secrecy has become even more lucrative, says whistleblowerlike automatic exchange, Indians are starting to move their holdings out of Swi
Swissinfo / Posted 16 days ago
like automatic exchange, Indians are starting to move their holdings out of Switzerland. The most recent datapoint by the Swiss National Bank shows how much Indian holdings in Swiss banks have dropped. Put crudely, have people simply moved onto... Read more
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Business Standard India
20 Indians, including politicians, movie stars have Swiss accounts: Whistleblowerlike automatic exchange, Indians are starting to move their holdings out of Swi
Business Standard India / Posted 16 days ago
like automatic exchange, Indians are starting to move their holdings out of Switzerland. The most recent datapoint by the Swiss National Bank shows how much Indian holdings in Swiss banks have dropped. Put crudely, have people simply moved onto... Read more
18d
Swissinfo
Swiss cheesemakers long for a stronger euromore extreme measures in a sometimes futile attempt to stop their currencies ap
Swissinfo / Posted 18 days ago
more extreme measures in a sometimes futile attempt to stop their currencies appreciating and hitting exporters. Both the Swiss National Bank (SNB) and Sweden’s Riksbank pushed interest rates deep into negative territory, raising fears of... Read more
19d
Zero Hedge
Swiss Banks Paid Out €1 Billion In Negative Interest Rates In The First HalfOvernight, the Swiss National Bank disclosed the composition and breakdown of i
Zero Hedge / Posted 19 days ago
Overnight, the Swiss National Bank disclosed the composition and breakdown of its FX reserves as of June 30. There were no notable changes, as the central bank kept most of its asset allocations unchanged from the previous quarter, with equities,... Read more
20d
Reuters
Swiss banks paid $1 billion in negative interest rates in first halfsix months of 2017, according to central bank data, up 40 percent year-on-year
Reuters / Posted 20 days ago
six months of 2017, according to central bank data, up 40 percent year-on-year as clients continue to hoard cash. The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is charging a 0.75 percent fee on large deposits at the central bank, a cornerstone of its monetary... Read more
23d
Swissinfo
Swiss Franc Selloff Deepens on Stop Losses, Talk of IPO Flowstriggering stops and Toshiba Corp.’s selling of its stake in Swiss company Land
Swissinfo / Posted 23 days ago
triggering stops and Toshiba Corp.’s selling of its stake in Swiss company Landis+Gyr Group AG. Commerzbank AG said the Swiss National Bank could be selling the franc. The central bank declined to comment. The franc surged 2 percent in the six... Read more
23d
Market Watch
Dollar spins wheels ahead of GDP report expected to show faster clip of growthafter it punctured major technical levels this week. The franc’s initial drop
Market Watch / Posted 23 days ago
after it punctured major technical levels this week. The franc’s initial drop against the euro EURCHF, +1.0560% came after Swiss National Bank chief Thomas Jordan reiterated in an interview to Le Temps on Monday that the currency was still... Read more
23d
Business Standard India
Amazon's 2% stock tumble creates ripples across global marketspost its biggest weekly drop against the dollar for more than 22 months. The f
Business Standard India / Posted 23 days ago
post its biggest weekly drop against the dollar for more than 22 months. The franc has been falling as investors bet the Swiss National Bank will keep monetary policy loose as other central banks move towards tightening. Oil prices held near... Read more
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23d
The Star
Dollar dips against major peers, hit 13-month low midweekslide against the buoyant euro, touching 1.1364 francs per euro. It was the fra
The Star / Posted 23 days ago
slide against the buoyant euro, touching 1.1364 francs per euro. It was the franc's weakest since January 2015, when the Swiss National Bank (SNB) removed its cap on the currency. "The traditionally close correlation between the euro and Swiss... Read more
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23d
Swissinfo
Did JPMorgan Just Compare Stocks Now to 1987?: The Daily ProphetCorrelation-Weighted Indexes is the most in two years. What's more, it's now th
Swissinfo / Posted 23 days ago
Correlation-Weighted Indexes is the most in two years. What's more, it's now the weakest against the euro since the Swiss National Bank abandoned its currency cap more than two years ago. Historically, the franc has been a haven in times of... Read more
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EuroNews
Swiss National Bank to pick Libor alternative in due courseZURICH (Reuters) – The Swiss National Bank will in due course select an alterna
EuroNews / Posted 23 days ago
ZURICH (Reuters) – The Swiss National Bank will in due course select an alternative to the London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor) interest rate benchmark as a tool for guiding monetary policy, the central bank said on Thursday, as Libor heads for... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss franc weakens to symbolic lowtrading at 1.12 to the euro, a drop of 1.8 percent since Monday. It is the wea
Swissinfo / Posted 23 days ago
trading at 1.12 to the euro, a drop of 1.8 percent since Monday. It is the weakest level reached since the decision by the Swiss National Bank (SNB) to remove the cap two-and-a-half years ago. The surprise move led to a spike in the value of the... Read more
24d
Swissinfo
SNB May Need New Rate Benchmark as Libor's End Date Is Set(Bloomberg) -- The Swiss National Bank faces the prospect of adjusting its mone
Swissinfo / Posted 24 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- The Swiss National Bank faces the prospect of adjusting its monetary-policy framework because the interest-rate benchmark it targets will be discontinued in 2021. The SNB has been targeting three-month Swiss franc Libor since 2000.... Read more
24d
Swissinfo
Central Bankers Are Too Invested to Pull Back Now: Mark Grantit is the creation of money squared. The Fed is still making new money, just in
Swissinfo / Posted 24 days ago
it is the creation of money squared. The Fed is still making new money, just in a different fashion. How convenient. The Swiss National Bank, the Bank of Japan and the European Central Bank are still performing their magic tricks. Money for... Read more
26d
Zero Hedge
A Mystery Investor Just Made A $262 Million Bet That The Stock Market Will Crash By Octoberending as well. Once again, I don’t know what the exact timing will be. Stocks
Zero Hedge / Posted 26 days ago
ending as well. Once again, I don’t know what the exact timing will be. Stocks could start crashing tomorrow, but then the Swiss National Bank could swoop in and buy 4 million shares of Apple just like they did during the months of January,... Read more
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Reuters
FX swaps with foreign central banks total $41 million in latest week: NY FedReserve has established swap arrangements with the Bank of Canada, the Bank of
Reuters / Posted 30 days ago
Reserve has established swap arrangements with the Bank of Canada, the Bank of England, the European Central Bank, the Swiss National Bank, and the Bank of Japan in an effort to respond to the reemergence of strains in short-term funding... Read more

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