Thursday, September 15, 2011
Swiss National Bank Holds Rate Target at 0-0.25%
The Swiss National Bank held its target for the 3-month franc LIBOR unchanged at 0-0.25 percent, and reaffirmed its commitment to the EURCHF 1.20 floor set on the 6th of September. The Bank said: "The Swiss National Bank will enforce the minimum exchange rate of CHF 1.20 per euro set on 6 September with the utmost determination. It is prepared to buy foreign currency in unlimited quantities. It continues to aim for a three-month Libor at zero and will maintain total sight deposits at the SNB at significantly above CHF 200 billion."