Shock move to untether franc sparks debate

Shock move to untether franc sparks debate

For some it was a “bold step”, for others a foolhardy move that risks harm to the economy and job losses. 

The Swiss National Bank’s decision to stop capping the level of the franc against the euro after more than three years has sparked a national debate and created worries in many quarters about threats to Switzerland’s robust business climate.

Markets panic as Swiss scrap euro rate cap

Markets panic as Swiss scrap euro rate cap

Why the Swiss central bank needs more gold

Why the Swiss central bank needs more gold

Financial markets brace for Swiss ‘gold’ vote

Financial markets brace for Swiss ‘gold’ vote

Central bank chief calls gold proposal ‘fatal’

Central bank chief calls gold proposal ‘fatal’

SNB ‘will not bail out troubled Swiss banks’

SNB ‘will not bail out troubled Swiss banks’

Swiss central bank to continue capping franc

Swiss central bank to continue capping franc

Switzerland to escape recession: SNB chief

Switzerland to escape recession: SNB chief