News and guides on credit, leasing, savings and banking services in Switzerland

Feb 13, 2020
Cryptocurrency
A new association dedicated to the Blockchain is created in Switzerland, more precisely in Zurich.
Feb 01, 2020
Postfinance
The Federal Council announced its intention to privatise PostFinance.
Jan 20, 2020
Bank covid 19
Three out of four banks estimate that they will suffer losses on their loans because of the health crisis.
Jan 14, 2020
App and card CSX by Credit Suisse
After Neon, Revolut, Zak and Yapeal, CSX is now joining the growing club of Swiss online banks.
Nov 30, 2020
UBS building
UBS has decided to expand its digital offer by introducing UBS Virtual Cards, fully virtual credit cards.
Nov 02, 2020
Neon Green
The 100% mobile bank Neon is launching on Monday 2 November neon green, a new offer combining ecology and banking products.
Oct 05, 2020
Piggy bank
Are the Swiss investing their savings optimally? According to a survey by the financial advisor VZ, this is not the case.
Sep 21, 2020
Swiss Banknote
While Switzerland is seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases, what is happening to the government's allocation of funds to companies?
Sep 01, 2020
Neon Free
Neon, the 100% mobile bank has just raised five million francs.
Jun 17, 2020
neon free app and card
Opening a bank account on a Sunday night? It's now possible with neon-free!
Jun 10, 2020
Logo Twint
The young woman wanted to use Twint to pay 1129 francs to a business partner. Bad idea, because the money never arrived.
Jun 03, 2020
building plan
From now on, we will have to say goodbye to the Libor rate and welcome its replacement the Saron (Swiss Average Rate Overnight).
May 29, 2020
Neobank Yapeal Swiss - Visa card
Yapeal wants to dust off the financial industry and offer fully digital banking services.
May 18, 2020
Neobank Alpian Swiss
A new mobile bank is expected to be launched in Switzerland. Alpian, which was founded by the REYL Group, is aimed at a wealthy clientele.
May 03, 2020
Online bank and mobile bank
We compared the three solutions of the mobile and online banking companies for private individuals available in Switzerland.
Apr 28, 2020
Swiss Flag and Swiss Francs
In the table below, we have ranked the ten most important Swiss banks in terms of assets for the year 2019.
Feb 25, 2020
Logo finma
The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA considers that only Credit Suisse and UBS meet the legal requirements.
Jan 18, 2020
Julius Baer bank
Bank Julius Bär reorganises its management, with Emmanuel Debons as the new Head of Bank Julius Bär's French-speaking Swiss market.
Jan 09, 2020
Swiss national bank
In its report published on Thursday, the SNB explains that profits on foreign currency positions amounted to around CHF 40 billion.
Dec 27, 2019
2nd pillar calculation
According to a study published by the Swiss bank UBS, the state of health of the Swiss pension system has deteriorated.
Dec 18, 2019
Photo national bank swiss
The decision was expected and fell on Thursday, December 12. The Swiss National Bank (SNB) maintains its key interest rate unchanged at -0.735%.
Dec 12, 2019
Photo Dr. Zeno Staub Chief Executive Officer
Bank Vontobel is abandoning its capital markets activities in order to better focus on private asset management and client advisory services.
Dec 05, 2019
Swiss franc savings bank
According to the latest household budget survey of the Federal Statistical Office, the Swiss can save more and more.
Nov 25, 2019
Negative rate calculator (source: UBS)
UBS conducted a survey of 2500 entrepreneurs and executives in Switzerland to find out their opinion on the impact of negative rates on their business.
Nov 13, 2019
SEBA bank Swiss
Swiss customers can now open an account with the bank specialising in digital assets, Zug's fintech is fully operational.
Nov 08, 2019
icon application revolut n26 paypal twint, visa one
Colombus Consulting's ranking, devoted to Swiss digitalization, relegates Credit Suisse to 4th place. The fault of Revolut, the neo-bank.
Oct 03, 2019
Swiss bank mortgage rates
In its Comparis.ch Mortgage Barometer we learn that 10-year mortgage rates have fallen further to reach the symbolic 1% mark.
Nov 04, 2019
payment by credit card
The average increase in bank charges billed to customers since 2012 is 45%. Banks justify themselves through digitisation and negative interests.
May 03, 2019
Contactless payment
The announcement has the effect of a small bomb in the contactless payment and online payment sectors: Google Pay is coming to Switzerland.
Feb 11, 2019
negative rate savings
« We are interested in your money » said the banks. This is now a thing of the past, if you have put your money into a savings account, it often brings in only crumbs.
Feb 01, 2019
contactless credit card
In the war of contactless electronic payment methods, the battle promises to be fierce. Twint, born from the merger of Paymit and Twint, fights the Apple Pay solution of the giant Apple.
Dec 15, 2018
SNB bank negative rate
Today we are living in a new situation, we must learn to live with negative rates. It is difficult to see clearly because the subject is so complex. Yet we are all concerned.
Nov 09, 2018
early retirement savings
Switzerland has a pension system based on three pillars, namely the 1st pillar consisting of AHV and IV, the 2nd pillar consisting of occupational pension provision and the 3rd pillar.
Sep 10, 2018
Bank of Scotland Libor
It was in July of this year that the British market regulator, Andrew Bailey, director of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), announced the end of the Libor.