SNB’s Jordan extols virtues of central bank co-operation


Thomas Jordan, chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, on May 14 delivered a speech titled: Monetary policy in times of crisis. Why central banks talk to one another.

Speaking in Zurich, Jordan stressed how differing central bank mandates and economic structures and business cycles supported "an autonomous monetary policy for each currency area".

"Nevertheless, central banks do work with one another in a number of different ways," he added. "They exchange knowledge on a

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Central Banking? View our subscription options

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account