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SNB's Maechler says negative interest rates are important for Switzerland

VADUZ, Liechtenstein Sept 1 (Reuters) - Negative interest rates are "extremely important" for Switzerland, Swiss National Bank Governing Board Member Andrea Maechler said on Tuesday.

"Today I won't be speaking about monetary policy or the negative interest rates, although they are extremely important for Switzerland and Liechtenstein," Maechler told the Finance Forum in Vaduz, Liechtenstein.

The subject of her speech was money in the era of digitalisation. (Reporting by John Revill)