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Libra Association Swiss role in Facebook cryptocurrency project revealed

The social media giant has released details of its cryptocurrency payments project, including the role to be played by its Geneva-based foundation.

This content was published on June 18, 2019 12:07 PM

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Start-up accelerator Switzerland HQ for global blockchain incubator hub

A second venture-capital style incubator aimed specifically at blockchain start-ups has set up in Switzerland. The Zug-headquartered Blockchain ...

This content was published on May 28, 2019 9:00 AM

Libra Networks Why did Facebook's crypto project choose Geneva?

Facebook's Libra Networks entity has shone the international spotlight on Geneva's growing blockchain scene.

Good marks Image of Swiss banks improves among public

The image of Swiss banks has returned for the first time to pre-crisis levels, according to a survey. Cybercrime remains a concern, however. 

This content was published on May 22, 2019 3:01 PM

Point of no returns UBS to implement zero interest rate on savings accounts

As of June 1, Switzerland's largest bank will stop paying interest on adult savings accounts.

This content was published on May 21, 2019 2:49 PM

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