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Swiss financial marketplace Even with negative interest rates, Swiss banks post positive results

In spite of ups and downs in the stock market and negative interest rates, Swiss banks finished 2018 with an increase in operating income and profits.

Digital currencies Swiss central bank wary of Libra stablecoin impact

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) has warned that cryptocurrencies whose value is pegged to traditional money could undermine its ability to ensure ...

This content was published on September 5, 2019 7:03 PM

Warning shots Swiss banks move to cool investment property market

Swiss banks have agreed to tighten lending conditions for people buying property as an investment rather than to live in. This follows a warning ...

This content was published on August 28, 2019 2:28 PM

SNB survey Swiss banks slow on the digital uptake

Swiss banks are turning their attention to providing more digital services for customers, but their progress has been slow. This may have ...

This content was published on August 27, 2019 2:36 PM

Licenses awarded World’s first crypto banks seen as game changer for Switzerland

Crypto banks Sygnum and SEBA have convinced the Swiss regulator that crypto assets can have a place in the traditional financial sector.

Perfect storm Many Swiss private banks facing ‘extinction’

Switzerland’s vaunted private banking scene is tipped to shrink further with a third of banks struggling to make ends meet in the face of adverse ...

This content was published on August 22, 2019 2:34 PM

Financial competition How Swiss banks are bouncing back

Banking secrecy is over, but Swiss banks are still managing to attract large flows of capital from other countries.