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Zurich, 29 June 2011

Central banks to extend US dollar liquidity swap arrangements
The Swiss National Bank (SNB) has decided, in coordination with the Bank of Canada, the
Bank of England and the European Central Bank, to extend its temporary swap facilities
with the Federal Reserve to 1 August 2012. The Bank of Japan will consider the extension
at its next monetary policy meeting. The swap arrangements, established in May 2010,
had been authorized through 1 August 2011.
Information on related measures taken by other central banks is available on the following

Press release

Bank of Canada
Bank of England
European Central Bank
Federal Reserve