Bank information shared with 63 countries to thwart tax evasion

Bank information shared with 63 countries to thwart tax evasion

Oct. 8, 2019, 9:29 a.m.
Switzerland has shared bank account information with 63 countries as part of the agreement to thwart tax evasion.
Bank refuses to compensate hacked woman's loss

Bank refuses to compensate hacked woman's loss

Oct. 1, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
The Basel Kantonal Bank is refusing to compensate a customer after her account was hacked and she lost CHF 28,000.
Man held on suspicion of robbing same bank twice

Man held on suspicion of robbing same bank twice

Sept. 18, 2019, 9:06 a.m.
A man suspected of robbing the same bank in Basel twice in a matter of months is now in custody, according to the can...
New CHF 100 note released

New CHF 100 note released

Sept. 4, 2019, 6:42 a.m.
The Swiss National Bank has released the details of the new 100 franc note. It will go into circulation later this mo...
Basel bank offers reward for capture of robber

Basel bank offers reward for capture of robber

Sept. 3, 2019, 8:41 a.m.
The Basel Country cantonal bank is offering a CHF 25,000 reward for the capture of a man they believe has robbed the ...
Bank plans new tower in Geneva

Bank plans new tower in Geneva

Sept. 3, 2019, 8:36 a.m.
The bank Pictet says it wants to build a 90-meter-tall building in Geneva. The tower will be in the Acacias area of t...
Bern police hunt bank robber

Bern police hunt bank robber

Sept. 2, 2019, 8:39 a.m.
Bern cantonal police are hunting a bank robber who fled a UBS branch in Zollikofen after threatening staff.
Gunfight breaks out between bank robbers and Geneva police

Gunfight breaks out between bank robbers and Geneva police

Aug. 13, 2019, 9:20 a.m.
A gunfight between Geneva police and bank robbers broke out yesterday morning on the Route de Florissant in Champel.
Police crack banknote forgery case

Police crack banknote forgery case

May 27, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
Police have cracked a forgery case after years of suspecting someone was faking bank notes.
Trace blood leaves man with 5 year robbery sentence

Trace blood leaves man with 5 year robbery sentence

March 28, 2019, 9:10 a.m.
A man has been sentenced to 5 years in prison after a robbery at a bank in canton Valais in 2015, just because he lef...
Police search for almost-robbers near French border

Police search for almost-robbers near French border

March 19, 2019, 9:48 a.m.
Geneva and French police are searching for a group of would-be robbers who blew up a cash machine at the Raiffeisen b...
Bank robbed at gunpoint in canton Zurich

Bank robbed at gunpoint in canton Zurich

Dec. 4, 2018, 9:38 a.m.
Bank robbers tied up a member of staff at gunpoint yesterday morning in Adliswil in canton Zurich.
UBS bank faces EUR 3.7bn tax evasion fine

UBS bank faces EUR 3.7bn tax evasion fine

Nov. 9, 2018, 8:55 a.m.
The bank UBS is facing a massive fine from a French court.
Bank secretary charged with embezzling CHF 1 million

Bank secretary charged with embezzling CHF 1 million

Oct. 18, 2018, 9:06 a.m.
A former secretary for a senior banking executive is back in court charged with embezzling almost a million francs on...
Former KPMG auditor fined for insider trading

Former KPMG auditor fined for insider trading

Aug. 10, 2018, 9:47 a.m.
The former KPMG auditor Daniel Senn has been handed two fines by the Swiss Federal Criminal Court for buying shares u...
Switzerland to return millions to Nigeria

Switzerland to return millions to Nigeria

Dec. 5, 2017, 9:22 a.m.
Switzerland is going to return USD 321m to Nigeria following agreement between the two countries and the World Bank.
Woman forced to say sorry to job applicants for mocking spelling

Woman forced to say sorry to job applicants for mocking spelling

Dec. 5, 2017, 9:10 a.m.
A woman who works at a private bank in Zurich is being forced to apologise to applicants for a janitor’s job.
Bitcoins to be accepted by Swiss private bank

Bitcoins to be accepted by Swiss private bank

July 13, 2017, 6:46 a.m.
Zurich-based Falcon Private Bank has become the first mainstream wealth manager in the country to allow clients to in...
Private bankers fed up with Swiss negative interest rates

Private bankers fed up with Swiss negative interest rates

May 12, 2017, 6:28 a.m.
Swiss private bankers are becoming increasingly fed up with the negative interest rates being charged by the Swiss Na...
New twenty franc note released today

New twenty franc note released today

May 10, 2017, 7:45 a.m.
The new twenty franc note goes into circulation today. But it may be a while before you see one.
National bank urged to ditch fossil fuel investments

National bank urged to ditch fossil fuel investments

April 21, 2017, 8:59 a.m.
The Swiss National Bank is being urged to stop all investment in fossil fuel companies.
Warning on old bank notes - change them or they will be worthless

Warning on old bank notes - change them or they will be worthless

April 4, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
Swiss bank notes are changing – following the recent introduction of a new 50 franc note, a new 20 note will be...
Credit Suisse fights back with newspaper adverts

Credit Suisse fights back with newspaper adverts

April 3, 2017, 9:31 a.m.
Swiss bank Credit Suisse launched a PR offensive yesterday by taking adverts in several UK broadsheet newspapers sayi...
Switzerland will get first of new generation cash machines

Switzerland will get first of new generation cash machines

March 23, 2017, 6:08 a.m.
Switzerland will see one of the first new generation of cash machines in the world.
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