The volume of mortgages in Switzerland is significant and has increased considerably over the years. This raises the risk of an overheating of the real estate market.
FINMA has drawn up an overview of the industry from the data on the 2020 business trends of all supervised insurers.
Portfolio managers and trustees must be authorised. Information about the authorisation process, transitional provisions and further topics can be found here.
FINMA publishes figures and statistics on the more than 29,000 financial institutions and products it oversees.
FINMA provides information about its enforcement decisions and selected court rulings and publishes figures and statistics on enforcement.
FINMA noted further progress in its annual assessment of recovery and resolution planning by the systemically important Swiss financial institutions.
The current situation relating to the coronavirus also affects the financial sector. Important information published by FINMA on this topic can be found here.