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Annual Report 2000

Complete Annual Report [4204 kb]

Foreword [294 kb]

Review of economic developments [474 kb]

  1. International developments
  2. Switzerland


Monetary policy of the Swiss National Bank [353 kb]

  1. Concept
  2. Implementation


Legal Framework [304 kb]

  1. Constitutional provision concerning a different utilisation of National Bank gold reserves
  2. Federal law on currency and payment instruments
  3. Total revision of the National Bank Law


Other central bank functions [405 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 [341 kb]

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


Financial report [480 kb]

  1. Income statement for the year 2000
  2. Balance sheet as of 31 December 2000
  3. Notes to the accounts as of 31 December 2000
  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 [290 kb]

Tables and statistical data [660 kb]

  1. Business results since 1990
  2. Summary of balance sheets since 1990
  3. Supervisory and executive bodies
  4. Organisation chart
  5. Publications
  6. Adresses of the head offices and branches