Switzerland Employment

February 15, 2012

Welcome to the Switzerland Employment page. On this page I will be keeping track of the Swiss labor market. To be more specific, I will monitor annual employment percentage changes on a quarterly basis and the unemployment rate as defined by the ILO (International Labour Organisation). Switzerland’s employment information is provided by the Federal Statistical […]


The Swiss National Bank Sets Minimum Exchange Rate for EUR/CHF at 1.20

January 30, 2012

The Swiss National Bank, which is the central bank of Switzerland, has announced on September 6th, 2011 that it will set a minimum exchange rate of 1.20 Swiss francs per European euro. Such a policy action is very aggressive and has huge implications on the franc’s valuation, not just against the euro, but against every […]