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Tuesday, May 8
2012, 4:51 PM
The IMF labels appropriate Switzerland's setting of a 1.20 floor on the euro/franc exchange...
The IMF labels appropriate Switzerland's setting of a 1.20 floor on the euro/franc exchange rate, and says it has helped shore up the economy. The fund notes the floor has not really been challenged yet - should that happen and the SNB be forced to respond by printing francs to sop up euros, the resulting monetary expansion could lead to inflation and/or asset bubbles.