ZURICH Switzerland's competition watchdog has raided the offices of financial companies, including Credit Suisse and UBS , to investigate a suspected boycott of mobile payment solutions such as Apple Pay and Samsung Pay . | Video
ZURICH Switzerland stopped short of new laws to ensure that gold it imports for refining has not been produced in violation of human rights, proposing greater industry transparency instead.
ZURICH, Nov 8 Zurich Insurance posted a
2 percent rise in nine-month property and casualty premiums and
confirmed its financial targets on Thursday despite a hit from
larger-than-expected natural catastrophe losses.
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ZURICH Credit Suisse defended its global markets trading arm on Thursday, even as losses at the division took the shine off a jump in quarterly profit as the bank wraps up a three-year revamp under Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam.
ZURICH UBS said it is targeting ultra-rich Americans for growth, as it reported a strong investment banking performance which offset sluggishness in its wealth management business. | Video
ZURICH Swiss startup SEBA Crypto AG has raised 100 million Swiss francs ($103 million) to build a bank offering cryptocurrency services to companies and investors while extending traditional banking services to firms in the new industry.
ZURICH In an effort to maintain its status as a cryptocurrency hub, Switzerland has taken steps to help blockchain companies access the traditional financial system by making it easier for them to open corporate bank accounts.
NEW YORK/ZURICH The Tezos cryptocurrency project is preparing to launch the long-awaited main version of its network that underpins a new virtual token on Monday, a Swiss foundation that promotes the initiative said on Twitter on Friday.