SNB reports on countercyclical capital buffer implementation


A report, published by the Swiss National Bank in June, sets out the provisions of the countercyclical capital buffer (CCB), a component of the Basel III framework, and explains the central bank's role in its implementation.

The report says that the CCB is to be introduced early in Switzerland, due to concerns about risks of cyclical imbalances developing in the domestic mortgage and real estate markets. The buffer will be activated, adjusted and deactivated as necessary, based on regular

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