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NEWS: Swiss regulator FINMA’s chief resigns over stress levels of job

The logo of Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA is seen outside their headquarters in Bern, Switzerland April 5, 2016. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

By Alisha Houlihan for AMLi

The head of Switzerland’s financial regulator has resigned due to “permanent stress levels”, months after orchestrating Credit Suisse’s rescue by UBS.

On Wednesday, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) announced Urban Angehrn would step down at the end of September.

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