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Annual Report 1999

Complete Annual Report [885 kb]

Foreword [26 kb]

Review of economic developments [179 kb]

  1. International developments
  2. Switzerland


Monetary policy of the Swiss National Bank [105 kb]

  1. Concept
  2. Implementation
  3. Reform of the monetary constitution
  4. Federal law on currency and payment instruments
  5. Agreement concerning gold sales


Other central bank functions [125 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 [76 kb]

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


Financial report [180 kb]

  1. Income statement for the year 1999
  2. Balance sheet as of 31 December 1999
  3. Notes to the accounts as of 31 December 1999
  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 [24 kb]

Tables and statistical data [128 kb]

  1. Business results since 1989
  2. Summary of balance sheets since 1989
  3. Supervisory and executive bodies
  4. Organisation chart
  5. Publications
  6. Adresses of the head offices and branches