Forex Glossary

Find definitions for key Forex trading terms along with introductions to the concepts, people and entities that impact the Forex market
Swiss National Bank (SNB)
The Central Bank of Switzerland.


The Swiss National Bank is responsible for monetary policies as well as issuing bank notes. It is independent from the government of Swiss Confederation. Rather it is controled by cantonal banks as well as the public through shares traded on the stock market.

The current SNB governor is Philipp M. Hildebrand.

To learn about how central banks affect the Forex market, vist:

Online Forex Course: Lesson 5: Central Banks and Interest Rates

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