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How to eat from the age of 50

How to eat from the age of 50

Health care has to be throughout life, but your 50s are a defining period. Becoming aware of your body and the changes it experiences will help you take better care of yourself and better manage your health to enter the new stages with good quality of life.

BBVA launches its first commercial solution for the trading and custody of bitcoin in Switzerland

BBVA launches its first commercial solution for the trading and custody of bitcoin in Switzerland

BBVA has begun to roll out the trials of what will become its first commercial service for the trading and custody of digital assets. The new service, which is to be offered through BBVA Switzerland, will make it possible to manage bitcoin transactions and have deposits in this cryptocurrency.

Cybersecurity: a megatrend with great growth potential.

Cybersecurity: a megatrend with great growth potential.

Cybersecurity is an important issue of our time. For investors, it can represent an excellent long-term investment opportunity, as it is one of the mega-trends with the greatest growth potential in an increasingly digital environment.

The importance of security in digital media

The importance of security in digital media

Can we consider that the world is truly digitalized? What implications does it have for our behavior in terms of consumption? Connectivity or rather multi-connectivity is part of our reality in all environments. In an increasingly digitalized world, it is very important to reinforce our security when interacting with digital media.

8 tips for a healthy diet

8 tips for a healthy diet

Although keeping to a healthy diet will not prevent you from being infected by a virus like Covid-19, it will help you maintain a good general state of health. With a healthy diet, we have a strong immune system, so your defenses can respond to attacks as effectively as possible. That is why here you can find 8 tips for healthy eating.

What are blue bonds?

What are blue bonds?

Today, most of the financial world knows what green bonds are, but it is still unknown what blue bonds are. So, what are blue bonds?

6 habits for a healthy life after Covid-19

6 habits for a healthy life after Covid-19

Creating healthy habits is always a challenge under normal circumstances; in this exceptional situation, after Covid-19, we must make an extra effort to improve our nutrition, take care of our mood, and channel our fears. That is why we have listed 6 habits for a healthy life after Covid-19.

Corporate e-bikes, the new initiative by BBVA in Switzerland to promote sustainable mobility

Corporate e-bikes, the new initiative by BBVA in Switzerland to promote sustainable mobility

Summer is already here and the BBVA team in Switzerland is keen to promote sustainable mobility. Now that we are starting to get back to normal, the Bank has presented its fleet of corporate e-bikes for use by all employees of the BBVA office in Zurich.

Take advantage of Samsung Pay as a digital payment

Take advantage of Samsung Pay as a digital payment

From now on, you only need your mobile or your smartwatch to complete your purchases. Your wallet stays at home. With Samsung Pay, you can use the BBVA in Switzerland credit cards at any establishment that accepts contactless payments anywhere in the world. All digitally, to make your payments even more secure and convenient.

The evolution of the payment methods

The evolution of the payment methods

The new reality arising from Covid-19 has impacted the whole of society. For example, in many countries the new normal involves wearing a mask in public places and keeping a social distance. The way we pay for products or services has also been affected by the pandemic: many establishments began to recommend payment through electronic means, whether by card, digital applications or using contactless payment systems such as Google Pay or Samsung Pay.

Educational opportunities from home

Educational opportunities from home

In the last months, many people around the world have been forced to work from home. The "stay at home" phenomenon has given people the opportunity to organise their time between work and leisure in a way they could not do before, because of their day-to-day pace of activities. For many, this period at home has also become an opportunity for educating themselves.

Introducing the online request service for account opening

Introducing the online request service for account opening

Video identification and digital signatures are more necessary than ever in this new normal. In the wake of the social distancing measures introduced to halt the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, BBVA Switzerland has become closer to customers and is using technology to digitise the process for opening accounts.

The world after COVID-19

The world after COVID-19

The expectation of global synchronised growth, that was gaining traction at the beginning of the year, has been removed by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has led various authorities worldwide to impose extreme measures to mitigate the impact of the virus.

Benefits from robotics applied to medicine

Benefits from robotics applied to medicine

In recent years, robotics applied to medicine has made great progress. There are several medical specialities, especially surgical ones, which have benefited from the use of increasingly precise robots with greater possibilities for diagnosis and treatment of several diseases.

Humans and robots increase business productivity when they work together

Humans and robots increase business productivity when they work together

Greater business productivity is achieved when robots are programmed to work in tandem with humans, rather than replacing them.

The importance of living in a sustainable world

The importance of living in a sustainable world

If there is a fact that shows us the importance of living in a sustainable environment and focusing on the environment is that 29 July was the Earth Overshoot Day​, i.e. the day when humanity consumed all the resources available for that year.  The current pace is increasing and growing exponentially every single year.

Cybersecurity: The importance of protecting our data

Cybersecurity: The importance of protecting our data

The flow of personal data generated by these new technologies may leave our privacy exposed, meaning the concept of cybersecurity is increasingly critical.

Sustainable financial investment: Plastic waste treatment

Sustainable financial investment: Plastic waste treatment

Sadly, plastic debris has become frequent in marine life, where plastic is found in the stomachs of cetaceans, birds, and fish

Sustainability, energy and commitment

Sustainability, energy and commitment

"Sustainable development" is a relatively new concept and was first defined in 1987, in the Brundtland Report. A report that recognised that social development was taking place at a very high cost to the environment.

5 latest-generation tech products that you can't do without

5 latest-generation tech products that you can't do without

Just like BBVA provides you with the best financial solutions, this article will showcase the best latest-generation tech products to be found on the market.

Towards a New Enlightenment? A Transcendent Decade

Towards a New Enlightenment? A Transcendent Decade

OpenMind, BBVA's knowledge community, has presented its eleventh book: Towards a New Enlightenment? A Transcendent Decade.

Healthy foods that help you control your weight

Healthy foods that help you control your weight

If we want to lose weight we have to realise that we need to change our eating habits and we often do not manage to do this, because we see weight loss as a temporary, demanding and sacrificial process.

The importance of big data

The importance of big data

In one single minute, we are generating 1.8 terabytes of files in the cloud, 11 million instant messages and over 160 million emails

Infographics: The importance of big data

Infographics: The importance of big data

Learn the importance of big data.

Mobile banking is the third most downloaded app

Mobile banking is the third most downloaded app

For almost 3,000 years we have known about the existence of money and its main properties, and yet it is only now that one of its main characteristics, its functionality as a means to pay in cash, is beginning to gradually fade out in light of digitalisation and mobile banking apps.

BBVA adheres to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Banking

BBVA adheres to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Banking

BBVA joined in launching the Principles for Responsible Banking at the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) global roundtable in Paris.

BBVA, the only major bank among the 100 digital pioneers in Europe

BBVA, the only major bank among the 100 digital pioneers in Europe

BBVA has been recognized by the Financial Times (FT), Google and a panel of leading European policy makers as one of the 100 digital pioneers in Europe. BBVA is the only major bank included in a special report from the Financial Times, ‘Europe’s Road to Growth,’ because of its innovative use of new technologies, as well as the cultural shift that the company has undertaken.

Is technology a profitable investment?

Is technology a profitable investment?

The digital population growth is a condition that will define the world, not only in business, but in politics and investment. The changes in the generations and the access that each of these had to technology defines the financial scenario and the form that the growth dynamics will take on a global level.