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SNB to open Singapore branch to support FX activity
The SNB's FX reserves have increased substantially since 2009 and it has turned to new markets to ensure a broad diversification in its investments. In response to the growth of Asia's economic importance in recent years, the central bank expanded its …
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Central Banks are Taking Turns Killing Their Own Currencies
The Swiss National Bank (SNB) has also drunk the “QE” Kool-Aid. The Swiss franc was always the gold standard of currencies. From a base of $ 0.23 in 1971, the Swiss franc rose to $ 1.30 in 2011, but the strong Swiss franc was killing Switzerland's economy.
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SNB's Zurbruegg Is Concerned About Swiss Property Market
The SNB's decision to impose a ceiling on the franc in September 2011 as demand for the currency surged has made the Swiss property market more attractive for foreign investors seeking a haven for their money. The UBS Real Estate Bubble Index entered …
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