Switzerland: Producer and Import Prices (MoM) (Feb): 0.1%; 0.1% (YoY)
Mar 15, 2013
Forex Flash: BoJ leadership solidified – UBS
Doubts were finally put to rest over the identity of the incoming BoJ leadership overnight. The Upper House of Japan's Diet confirmed all three government nominees - even Kikuo Iwata. The Lower House earlier gave their stamp of approval on Thursday. Having now secured confirmation from both houses, Kuroda, Iwata, and Kakaso are free to take up their new policy board positions on schedule on March 20th.
Switzerland: Producer and Import Prices almost unchanged in February
The Swiss Producer and Import Prices rose slightly by 0.1% in February, compared with the 0.1% drop registered the previous month, according to data released by the Federal Statistical Office. Analysts expected more growth of 0.3%.