Article: UPDATE 3-Less vocal Swiss central bank still set for loose policy

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UPDATE 3-Less vocal Swiss central bank still set for loose policy

John Revill, Silke Koltrowitz, 25 March 2021

ZURICH, March 25 (Reuters) – The Swiss National Bank toned down its verbal commitment to foreign currency interventions and raised its inflation outlook on Thursday, but chairman Thomas Jordan said this did not mean the bank would quit its ultra-expansive policy.

The central bank kept its benchmark interest rate locked at minus 0.75% as forecast by all economists in a Reuters poll, reiterating its commitment to a policy in place since 2015, spearheaded by the world’s deepest negative rate. Continue reading “Article: UPDATE 3-Less vocal Swiss central bank still set for loose policy”

Article: Six former UBS forex staff banned by Swiss watchdog

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Six former UBS forex staff banned by Swiss watchdog

Silke Koltrowitz, Steve Slater, Kirstin Ridley, 17 December 2015

Six former UBS managers and traders have been banned for up to five years for alleged manipulation of foreign exchange and precious metals markets in the first sanctions handed out by authorities in a global investigation. Continue reading “Article: Six former UBS forex staff banned by Swiss watchdog”