26.02.2019 - For Switzerland, with its important financial centre and strong export industry, a stable financial and monetary system is of prime importance. It is for this reason that it is committed to securing and strengthening financial stability in international bodies. The most important institutions are the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Financial Stability Board (FSB).
The duties of the IMF include the promotion of international cooperation on monetary policy, stabilisation of exchange rates, lending and technical assistance. The FSB coordinates the international work in the financial market area on behalf of the G20. A main focus is on the regulation of global systemically important financial institutions (SIFIs).