Negative rates – will the fall continue?

Negative rates – will the fall continue?

According to the latest economic forecasts, the likelihood that the negative rate, established by the SNB in January 2015 at -0.75%, will fall again is very high. It could come a little closer to the ceiling of -1.25%.

When the summer holidays began, it was a real alarm signal for the economy, given by the world’s leading economies.

Indeed, if the US dollar and Euro policy rates drop, the demand for the Swiss Franc could be so high that further measures would need to be taken to make the currency less attractive, further lowering the negative rate. A possibility raised just a few days after the election of Boris Johnson and his Eurosceptics at the head of the British government.

In the face of the uncertainty surrounding policy rates, the basis for calculating mortgage rates, e-Potek is there to help your make the right decisions when choosing rates.

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