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SNB dismisses ‘politically motivated’ reforms

SNB dismisses ‘politically motivated’ reforms   Matthew Allen Apr 29, 2016 – 12:04 The Swiss National Bank (SNB) has rejected two proposals, calling for the establishment of a sovereign wealth fund and for a change in money printing policy, which […]

Rothschild: The Next Financial Crisis? Wait For It…

Rothschild: The Next Financial Crisis? Wait For It…

The Next Financial Crisis? Wait For It… via Rothschild Wealth Management Cyclical and secular risks “I have learned from my mistakes, and I am sure I can repeat them exactly.” – Peter Cook The next financial crisis? Wait for it… There will […]

SNB Resists Temptation To Lower Interest Rates

SNB Resists Temptation To Lower Interest Rates

SNB Resists Temptation To Lower Interest Rates by Matthew Allen, swissinfo.ch The Swiss National Bank (SNB) has decided against moving interest rates into even deeper negative territory. The central bank opted on Thursday to keep the benchmark rate at -0.75% […]

Cheap Debt Threatens Swiss Economic Stability

Cheap Debt Threatens Swiss Economic Stability

Cheap Debt Threatens Swiss Economic Stability by Matthew Allen, swissinfo.ch The Swiss economy should wean itself off low interest rates and cheap mortgage loans as soon as possible if it wants to remain healthy, according to a study by the […]

Swiss Industry Braces For Strong Franc Battering

Swiss Industry Braces For Strong Franc Battering

Swiss Industry Braces For Strong Franc Battering by swissinfo.ch Despite the removal of the franc-euro exchange rate peg by the Swiss National Bank (SNB) in January, job cuts have been minimised. However, layoffs could intensify toward the end of the […]

New Jersey Redeems From BlueCrest Citing “Underperformance”

New Jersey Redeems From BlueCrest Citing “Underperformance”

New Jersey’s public pension plan is seeking to redeem its full interest in BlueCrest Capital International because it has “underperformed expectations”. The New Jersey Division of Disinvestment is also seeking to redeem its full $148.6 million interest in Regiment Capital […]