SNB has weak transparency and governance practices – report

Swiss National Bank

The Swiss National Bank is lagging behind its peers in transparency and overall governance standards, according to an independent report published today (April 14).

The SNB Observatory says, in its latest report, that the central bank’s monetary policy communication is too scarce and shallow. It says the three-member body is small in comparison to most central banks, which fosters “group-think”.

“The SNB is among the least transparent central banks among the countries studied,” state the

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

If you already have an account, please sign in here.

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