RaboResearch - Economisch Onderzoek

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Country Report Switzerland (Engelstalig)

The strong appreciation following the unpegging of the franc is likely to lead to lower growth. Macro-prudential policies have been tightened somewhat. The government still has to find a way to deal with the outcome of the 2014 anti-immigration referendum.

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Country Report Switzerland (Engelstalig)

Thanks to private consumption, the Swiss economy is doing reasonably well. The persistently low interest rates causes house prices to rise. Populist policies, like the introduction of a cap on immigration will deteriorate the medium-term outlook.

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Country Report Switzerland (Engelstalig)

The Swiss economy will outperform its Eurozone peers through 2013. Past currency appreciation still generates deflationary pressures, keeping headline inflation in negative territory through 2013. The main risk is that of overvalued house prices.

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Switzerland (Country report) (Engelstalig)

Switzerland’s economic recovery has been robust thus far but the coming quarters can prove more challenging amid weaker external demand. Thankfully, the country has ample fiscal space to battle any significant economic slowdown.

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Switzerland (Country report) (Engelstalig)

The Swiss economy is on the path to recovery owing to expansionary monetary and fiscal policies combined with a quick rebound in world trade. That said, a further strengthening of the Swiss franc can pose significant challenges for exporters and monetary policymakers alike.