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Balance sheet as at 31 December 2016

In CHF millions

Assets

 
2016
2015
 
Gold holdings
39 400.3
35 466.7
 
Foreign currency investments
696 104.2
593 234.1
Reserve position in the IMF
1 341.2
1 608.4
International payment instruments
4 406.2
4 707.3
Monetary assistance loans
155.4
169.9
 
Claims from Swiss franc repo transactions
Swiss franc securities
3 997.6
3 972.4
 
Tangible assets
375.1
396.7
Participations
137.2
135.5
 
Other assets
584.8
460.8
 
Total assets
746 502.0
640 151.8

Liabilities

 
2016
2015
 
Banknotes in circulation
78 084.4
72 881.9
Sight deposits of domestic banks
468 199.2
402 316.5
 
Liabilities towards the Confederation
7 229.7
10 930.9
Sight deposits of foreign banks and institutions
24 585.0
25 621.4
Other sight liabilities
30 035.6
30 165.5
Liabilities from Swiss franc repo transactions
SNB debt certificates
Foreign currency liabilities
49 096.3
32 521.4
Counterpart of special drawing rights (SDR)
allocated by the IMF

4 492.8

4 547.7
 
Other liabilities
251.6
113.9
 
Equity
 
Provisions for currency reserves 1)
58 121.5
56 759.3
Share capital
25.0
25.0
Distribution reserve 1)
1 904.5
27 518.8
Annual result
24 476.4
– 23 250.6
Total equity
84 527.4
61 052.5
 
Total liabilities
746 502.0
640 151.8

1) Before appropriation of profit.