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bank rivalry UBS and Deutsche Bank asset managers in ‘serious’ merger talks

The asset management arms of Deutsche Bank and UBS are in serious talks to merge in a deal that would make it Europe's largest money manager.

This content was published on April 23, 2019 8:21 PM

Innovation The blockchain revolution emerges on main street

A blockchain ski resort, new ways of investing in real estate, financing oil shipments and incorporating a company.

Beyond the hype Explained: The technology behind bitcoin and blockchain

To some, it’s a load of hot air. Others see a revolutionary technology that will transform the way we exchange nearly everything of value. So ...

Overheating danger Swiss mortgage rates at all-time low

The construction boom goes on and on in Switzerland and the property market is overheating, especially when it comes to apartment blocks. The ...

Crypto Valley failure Ailing fintech Monetas goes into liquidation again

Bankruptcy proceedings have been reignited against troubled Swiss digital payments company Monetas more than a year after the enterprise hit ...

This content was published on April 9, 2019 11:08 AM

Bitcoin or cash Cryptocurrencies accepted by Switzerland’s biggest online retailer

Switzerland’s largest online shop, Digitec Galaxus, has announced it will start accepting payments in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The ...

This content was published on March 19, 2019 4:54 PM

PKB private bank Swiss banker earned millions from Petrobras money-laundering

The former deputy director of the PKB bank earned $2.65 million (CHF2.6 million) for services rendered to the Brazilian group Odebrecht.

This content was published on March 7, 2019 11:01 AM