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Annual Report 1997

Complete Annual Report [540 kb]

Foreword

Review of economic developments [170 kb]

  1. International developments
  2. Switzerland


Monetary policy of the Swiss National Bank [104 kb]

  1. Concept
  2. Implementation
  3. Partial revision of the National Bank Law
  4. Reform of the monetary constitution


Other central bank functions [140 kb]

  1. Investment of assets
  2. Payment transactions
  3. Statistical tasks
  4. Services on behalf of the Confederation
  5. Cooperation with federal agencies
  6. International cooperation


Structure and organisation of the Swiss National Bank [84 kb]

  1. Organisation
  2. Staff and resources
  3. Changes in the supervisory authorities and bank management


Financial report [172 kb]

  1. Income statement for the year 1997
  2. Balance sheet as of 31 December 1997
  3. Notes to the accounts as of 31 December 1997
  4. Proposals of the Bank Council to the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
  5. Report of the Auditing Committee to the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders


Chronicle of monetary events [59 kb]

Tables and statistical data [105 kb]

  1. Business results since 1987
  2. Summary of balance sheets since 1987
  3. Supervisory and executive bodies
  4. Publications