Central bank stresses country’s struggle with low inflation
Adverse weather causes central bank to close its doors
Arab countries must build economies on participation, not privilege
Despite higher capital adequacy ratios, banks expanded credit and asset growth, according to new research
Swiss National Bank chairman says macro-prudential instruments are better suited to address financial stability
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Audit of own-account transactions by members of the enlarged governing board of the Swiss National Bank reveals no breach of the regulations in place during the time of investigation
Swiss National Bank acting chairman, Thomas Jordan, preserves commitment of Sfr1.20 floor to euro; analysts expect the central bank to defend but not raise floor
Thomas Jordan firm favourite to succeed as governor; decision not expected soon as investigation into senior staff's finances continues
Christine Lagarde expresses her hope for the countries affected by the Arab Spring uprisings; calls on international community to support the growth of economies in the region
Swiss National Bank vice-chairman Thomas Jordan says contribution to quasi-fiscal policy measures can lead to gradual loss of independence
Swiss National Bank vice-chairman says central bank may stop paying dividends to its shareholders in order to rebuild its depleted capital base
Faris Abdel Hamid Sharaf resigns; deputy governor Mohammad Said Shahin gets promoted
Swiss franc loses 6.7% against the euro and 6.1% against the dollar as markets digest comments by Swiss National Bank vice chairman Thomas Jordan
Swiss National Bank vice-chairman Thomas Jordan says Swiss economy will not be adversely affected by too-big-to-fail regulation
Swiss National Bank governing board vice-chairman Thomas Jordan says Switzerland can master challenges brought on from economic crisis
Former Central Bank of Jordan deputy governor Sharif Fares Sharaf replaces governor Umayya Toukan at helm of central bank
Swiss National Bank deputy head Thomas Jordan says normalisation of monetary policy hampered by eurozone debt crisis
Jean-Pierre Roth’s pay topped $1m in 2009
Thomas Jordan, a member of the Swiss National Banks’ governing board, also says record low interest rates could lead to excessive behaviour in mortgages and real estate again
Responsible behaviour on the part of homeowners, and bank discipline when granting loans, is needed to ensure that a low-interest environment does not lead to destabilisation of the property market, said Thomas Jordan, a member of the Swiss National Bank…
The solution of the too-big-to-fail problem is the main task for Swiss financial regulators, said Thomas Jordan, a member of the country's central bank's governing board.
Pinpointing the optimal date for exiting from the current zero interest-rate policy of the Swiss National Bank will be critical, said Thomas Jordan, a member of the institution's Governing Board.
Philipp Hildebrand, the vice-chairman of the board of governors at the Swiss National Bank, will take over from Jean-Pierre Roth as chairman of the board at the start of next year.