Government bonds, stocks and chic properties seem to be losing their appeal among Swiss investors in these uncertain times. Instead, more and more wealthy people are sinking their cash into art, expensive watches and jewels.
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swissinfo.ch is the international branch of the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SBC). Its role is to report on Switzerland and to provide a Swiss perspective on international events.
In a multimedia era, swissinfo.ch is aiming at quality over quantity. While the audio component is a natural evolution from the days of Swiss Radio International, our picture editors and video journalists are looking to broaden our coverage by presenting a different view of Swiss and world events.
Welcome to Switzerland: How To, a practical guide that provides foreigners, tourists and the Swiss abroad with handy tips and up-to-date information about Switzerland. Six sections – from daily life to politics – give practical explanations with additional context on numerous aspects of Swiss society. Whether you want to become a Swiss citizen or find a restaurant in Zurich, "Switzerland: How To" will show you how.
If you speak one of the national languages and have a good knowledge of Switzerland, the other units of the SBC offer full-fledged websites centred around the national radio and TV channels.