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“Serious case” Swiss watchdog bans former bank CEO over insider trading

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has banned the former CEO of a Swiss bank over a “serious case of insider trading”.

This content was published on January 24, 2020 12:33 PM

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Hefty bill Negative interest rates have cost Swiss banks CHF8 billion

Swiss banks have been forced to fork out CHF8 billion in negative interest fees since the Swiss National Bank (SNB) imposed its policy in 2015.

This content was published on January 22, 2020 1:55 PM

"Attack mode" Neon banking app slashes fees in growth drive

Swiss financial services company Neon says it will scrap card fees for customers shopping abroad to spearhead an ambitious drive to boost the ...

This content was published on January 20, 2020 2:10 PM

Safe-haven franc Swiss National Bank expects profit of CHF49 billion for 2019

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) expects to post an annual profit of CHF49 billion ($50.29 billion) for 2019.

This content was published on January 9, 2020 8:15 AM

Spygate part II Credit Suisse admits to second spying case

An investigation by Credit Suisse has confirmed that a second employee was placed under “inexcusable” surveillance. The bank said that employees ...

This content was published on December 23, 2019 10:02 AM

Government rejection Retail digital franc remains taboo for Switzerland

Switzerland has ruled out the possibility of a central bank-issued digital franc for the general public in the foreseeable future. The government ...

This content was published on December 13, 2019 12:12 PM

Finance Bank savers feel sting from negative interest rates

The number of Swiss bank customers being charged negative interest rates on their deposits is on the rise – and shows no sign of reversing.

Blockchain newsletter Blockchain shares – who needs lawmakers?

The Swiss parliament will soon get to grips with merging the current financial system with new blockchain architecture. This is a bit like ...