Risk premium on lending reached 3.64 % in 2016 in Switzerland, according to the National Central Bank. This is 1.91 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, risk premium on lending in Switzerland reached an all time high of 3.71 % in 2015 and an all time low of -2.26 % in 1981. When compared to Switzerland's main peers, risk premium on lending in France amounted to 6.07 % and 3.66 % in Italy in 2016.
Switzerland has been ranked 41st within the group of 66 countries we follow in terms of risk premium on lending, 32 places above the position seen 10 years ago.