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How Much Blockchain Does the Financial World Need?

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Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) is the buzz-phrase of the moment. But the Swiss National Bank (SNB) says producing digital Swiss francs for the general public would create many problems with unclear benefits.

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How Much Blockchain Does the Financial World Need?

How Much Blockchain Does the Financial World Need?

Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) is the buzz-phrase of the moment. But the Swiss National Bank (SNB) says producing digital Swiss francs for the general public would create many ...

Switzerland’s central bank is exploring the use of digital currencies for trading

Switzerland’s central bank is exploring the use of digital currencies for trading

Switzerland's central bank is working with the country's stock exchange to examine the possible use of digital currencies in trading.

Stablecoin project Swiss central bank asked to issue stock exchange digital currency

Stablecoin project Swiss central bank asked to issue stock exchange digital currency

The Swiss stock exchange wants the country’s central bank to issue a form of cryptocurrency to settle payments on its new digital securities ...

Swiss central bank wants a true digital currency

Swiss central bank wants a true digital currency

While there may be a Swiss franc stablecoin by the end of the year, Switzerland has far more ambitious plans.

Swiss National Bank and BIS use innovation hub to explore digital central bank money and DLT

Swiss National Bank and BIS use innovation hub to explore digital central bank money and DLT

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is working with the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) on an innovation hub in Switzerland that will initially focus on research into digital central ...

Swiss central bank, BIS working on a digital currency

Swiss central bank, BIS working on a digital currency

Switzerland’s central bank, the Swiss National Bank (SNB), and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), considered to be the central bank for central banks, are together exploring a ...

Does The Swiss Franc Remain Overvalued?

Does The Swiss Franc Remain Overvalued?

The Swiss National Bank continues to maintain negative interest rates. In spite of this, the franc has been rising significantly against the euro this year. Fur

Swiss Bank joins SIX in settling trades using digital franc

Swiss Bank joins SIX in settling trades using digital franc

The exchange will be partnering with the Swiss National Bank (SNB) and the Bank of International Settlements Innovation Hub Centre.

Swiss National Bank swings to profit in second quarter

Swiss National Bank swings to profit in second quarter

The Swiss National Bank posted a second-quarter profit of 39 billion Swiss francs ($43 billion), it said on Friday, as a stock market rally boosted the value of its foreign currency ...

Swiss bank UBS sticks to 2019 dividend amid global calls for payout freezes

Swiss bank UBS sticks to 2019 dividend amid global calls for payout freezes

Swiss bank UBS sticks to 2019 dividend amid global calls for payout freezes

Swiss Central Bank to Explore Use of Digital Franc in Settling Trades

Swiss Central Bank to Explore Use of Digital Franc in Settling Trades

Switzerland’s central bank and the SIX stock exchange will study using a central bank digital currency to settle trades of tokenized assets.

UBS defies Swiss dividend freeze call with $2.6 billion payout plan

UBS defies Swiss dividend freeze call with $2.6 billion payout plan

UBS plans to pay a 2019 dividend that is more than half its annual profit, defying calls by the Swiss government and financial markets supervisor for lenders to limit payouts during the ...

Governments may get windfall as Swiss National Bank posts big profit

Governments may get windfall as Swiss National Bank posts big profit

The Swiss National Bank plans to pay out 2 billion Swiss francs (1.57 billion po...

Think tank Avenir Suisse urges Switzerland to issue own cryptocurrency 'Franc Token'

Think tank Avenir Suisse urges Switzerland to issue own cryptocurrency 'Franc Token'

One of Switzerlands most influential think tanks Avenir Suisse released a report pushing the countrys central bank, the Swiss National Bank (SNB), to start issuing a national currency.The ...

Digital asset bank Sygnum launches Swiss franc stablecoin

Digital asset bank Sygnum launches Swiss franc stablecoin

The stablecoin will be backed 1:1 by funds held with the Swiss National Bank.

SNB Faces Pressure on Wins From Franc Charges

SNB Faces Pressure on Wins From Franc Charges

Switzerland's negative interest rates and the implications for the financial market have put the central bank in the focus of politics. A powerful lobby group now wants to force the central ...

The rich have had enough of negative interest rates. Some are pulling cash out of Swiss banks

The rich have had enough of negative interest rates. Some are pulling cash out of Swiss banks

Banks are meant to hold cash. But in Switzerland, some rich savers are looking for alternatives.