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Swiss govt votes first woman onto SNB board

Ms Maechler will be responsible for the bank's cap on the Swiss franc versus the euro


THE Swiss government said on Wednesday it had chosen Andrea Maechler to become the first female member of the Swiss National Bank's (SNB) governing board in the central bank's 107-year history.

Ms Maechler, 45, will replace board member Fritz Zurbruegg, who will become vice-