Swiss National Bank reveals year's profitsJan. 10, 2020, 9:48 a.m.
The Swiss National Bank is expected to reveal a profit last year of nearly CHF 50bn.
UBS reported as shareholder in company suppressing Uyghur Muslims in ChinaDec. 16, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
It’s being reported the Swiss bank UBS is a major shareholder in a surveillance company which is heavily involv...
Bank information shared with 63 countries to thwart tax evasionOct. 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 lossOct. 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 twiceSept. 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 releasedSept. 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 robberSept. 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 GenevaSept. 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 robberSept. 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 policeAug. 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 caseMay 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 sentenceMarch 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 borderMarch 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 ZurichDec. 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 fineNov. 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 millionOct. 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 tradingAug. 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 NigeriaDec. 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 spellingDec. 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 bankJuly 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 ratesMay 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 todayMay 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 investmentsApril 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 worthlessApril 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...