Bank pre-tax ROE reached 5.07 % in 2018 in Switzerland, according to the National Central Bank. This is 11.7 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank pre-tax ROE in Switzerland reached an all time high of 22.7 % in 2000 and an all time low of -17.6 % in 2008. When compared to Switzerland's main peers, bank pre-tax ROE in Austria amounted to 9.89 %, 6.47 % in France, 5.10 % in Germany and 6.06 % in Italy in 2018.
Switzerland has been ranked 114th within the group of 118 countries we follow in terms of bank pre-tax ROE, 28 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.