Balance sheet as at 31 December 2017

In CHF millions

Assets

 
2017
2016
 
Gold holdings
42 494.0
39 400.3
 
Foreign currency investments
790 124.8
696 104.2
Reserve position in the IMF
871.3
1 341.2
International payment instruments
4 495.5
4 406.2
Monetary assistance loans
210.3
155.4
 
Claims from Swiss franc repo transactions
Swiss franc securities
3 956.2
3 997.6
 
Tangible assets
396.3
375.1
Participations
156.9
137.2
 
Other assets
601.1
584.8
 
Total assets
843 306.4
746 502.0

Liabilities

 
2017
2016
 
Banknotes in circulation
81 638.9
78 084.4
Sight deposits of domestic banks
470 439.4
468 199.2
 
Liabilities towards the Confederation
14 754.8
7 229.7
Sight deposits of foreign banks and institutions
54 085.6
24 585.0
Other sight liabilities
34 398.8
30 035.6
Liabilities from Swiss franc repo transactions
SNB debt certificates
Foreign currency liabilities
45 933.6
49 096.3
Counterpart of special drawing rights (SDR)
allocated by the IMF

4 572.7

4 492.8
 
Other liabilities
314.8
251.6
 
Equity
 
Provisions for currency reserves 1)
62 771.2
58 121.5
Share capital
25.0
25.0
Distribution reserve 1)
20 000.0
1 904.5
Annual result
54 371.6
24 476.4
Total equity
137 167.8
84 527.4
 
Total liabilities
843 306.4
746 502.0

1) Before appropriation of profit.