World Business Watch: Swiss National Bank exits negative rates era with 0.75% hike | English News

World Business Watch: Swiss National Bank exits negative rates era with 0.75% hike | English News

Swiss National Bank ready for further steps to combat inflation, chairman says Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com LUCERNE, Switzerland, Sept 23 (Reuters) - The Swiss National Bank is ready to take further steps to fight inflation despite price rises in Switzerland being relatively modest compared to international peers, SNB Chairman Thomas Jordan said on Friday. Swiss inflation reached 3.5% in August, its highest level in nearly 30 years, albeit much lower than the 9.1% level seen in …