Founded in 1907, Schweizerische Nationalbank (Swiss National Bank, SNB) is the central bank of Switzerland, conducting the country’s monetary policy as an independent central bank acting in accordance with the interests of the country. Its primary goal is to ensure price stability, while taking due account of economic developments.
|Total Assets (2014)|
|561.20 bln CHF (+14.44%)|
In 2014 total assets of Schweizerische Nationalbank were 561.20 bln CHF. Growth compared to the previous period (2013) was 14.44%. The evolution of the total assets of Schweizerische Nationalbank is shown at Chart 1 below.
Chart 1. Total Assets of Schweizerische Nationalbank.
BIC (Business Identifier Code, also known as SWIFT code or SWIFT BIC) is a the mostly used international identifier of financial institutions. SWIFT is the registration authority for BICs. BICs are used in financial transactions, client and counterparty data bases, compliance documents and many others.
A BIC consists of eight or eleven characters, comprising a financial institution code (four characters), a country code (two characters), a location code (two characters) and, optionally, a branch code (three characters).
BIC of Schweizerische Nationalbank and its components are shown in the table below.
|Bank BIC Code||SNBZ|
|Country Code||CH (Switzerland)|