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Annual Report 2001

Complete Annual Report [982 kb]

Foreword [22 kb]

Review of economic developments [232 kb]

  1. International developments
  2. Switzerland


Monetary policy of the Swiss National Bank [104 kb]

  1. Concept
  2. Implementation


Legal framework [30 kb]


Total revision of the National Bank Law

Other central bank functions [145 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 National Bank [74 kb]

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


Financial report [189 kb]

  1. Income statement for the year 2001
  2. Balance sheet as of 31 December 2001
  3. Notes to the accounts as of 31 December 2001
  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 and press releases [290 kb]

Selected information [82 kb]

  1. Supervisory and executive bodies
  2. Organisation Chart
  3. Publications
  4. Adresses of the head offices and branches