Share
twitterlinkedinfacebook
Image 1 of 1
MHE09173SWI.jpg
Journalists being wined and dined by the Swiss National Bank after an embargoed press conference in a discreet luxury hotel in central Zurich. The Bank's spokesman Walter Meier is standing behind exchanging business cards. The Swiss banking industry holds an estimated 6,352 billion Swiss Francs (USD 7,000 billion) in assets, more than half of it foreign, benefiting from the country's famous banking secrecy laws.