Geithner Promises to Look Into Swiss Bank Talks, Widmer Says

U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner promised to personally monitor talks with Switzerland over undeclared bank accounts Swiss Finance Minister Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf said in an interview with told Swiss television station SF.

The minister said she had a “very good, open” discussion with Geithner and thinks he got the message that Switzerland wants to find a solution as quickly as possible, according to the interview posted on SF website today.

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