The Swiss franc - a success story

The book 'Der Schweizer Franken - eine Erfolgsgeschichte' (The Swiss franc - a success story) was commissioned by the Swiss National Bank. It is the first book to provide an overview of the history of Switzerland’s currency in the 19th and 20th centuries. The author is the internationally renowned monetary policy expert and economist Ernst Baltensperger. The book launch took place on 3 October 2012 in Zurich.

The book is available in German and, since May 2015, also in French.

Information about the book

The book is available in bookshops or can be ordered online.

Speeches from 3 October 2012

Press release of 3 October 2012