SNB chairman Jordan speaking on Swiss TV 22 Jan
- no need to rush interest rate hikes as inflation remains low
- balance sheet reduction must be considered carefully and effect on monetary conditions considered
Nothing new so far from everyone’s fave central banker. He’s used “highly valued” rather than “over valued” for a while now as SNB-led CHF weakness notable over last 18 months or so.
” Since the Summer of 2017 the significant overvaluation has been reined in a bit but the franc remains highly valued.”
Last week saw the 3 year anniversary of the SNB’s removal of the EURCHF floor at 1.2000. Full interview to be published on SNB website at 13.30 GMT
unfazed at 0.9609. EURCHF 1.1762 with both finding dip demand nearby earlier after a decent retreat from Friday’s rally highs.
- cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin need regulation like any other investment instrument
Jordan – No rush for interest rate hikes