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BBVA in Switzerland annual report: 2021

BBVA in Switzerland annual report: 2021

Additionally, during 2021 BBVA in Switzerland has become the first bank of the BBVA Group and one of the first international banks in Switzerland to have a direct investment offer in crypto-assets. In this regard, on June 21, 2021, we launched our crypto assets trading and custody service, initially with Bitcoin and in November we reinforced it with Ether, the cryptocurrency of the Ethereum network.

Stock indexes: concept, use and examples

Stock indexes: concept, use and examples

What are global investment indexes/stock market indexes and how can they help us make better investment decisions?

BBVA New Gen brings current trends closer to investors

BBVA New Gen brings current trends closer to investors

Investing with purpose is possible by becoming a client of BBVA New Gen, a 100% digital platform that seeks to bring you closer to those industries with better performance and that fit your needs and values.

The Global Innovation Index: what it is, what it is for and what uses it has

The Global Innovation Index: what it is, what it is for and what uses it has

The Global Innovation Index is a ranking published annually by WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) that began in 2007 and has become one of the pillars to investigate when investing, since it has 132 economies analyzed under 81 different indicators.

A toast to a greener Christmas at BBVA Switzerland

A toast to a greener Christmas at BBVA Switzerland

In a crucial time of transformation as a society, this Christmas at BBVA Switzerland we are planting our trees. Conscious of the important role we play in the transition to a better and more climate-friendly world, we have planted 130 trees on behalf of every one of our employees.

Advantages and disadvantages of investing in home managed funds

Advantages and disadvantages of investing in home managed funds

Investing in mutual funds has multiple advantages and disadvantages that the investor must weigh on a balance when investing. However, they are an excellent option for those who are starting in the world of investments and the financial market.

Investment finance basics: assets, liquidity and volatility

Investment finance basics: assets, liquidity and volatility

There are many concepts considered basic to understand the financial market and its movements. Three of the most important refer to the volatility and liquidity of what is known as assets.

5 popular commodities to invest in

5 popular commodities to invest in

The commodities market offers greater stability, liquidity and future profitability, thanks to the increase in demand for them. Investments in raw materials are an excellent bet on the future and BBVA New Gen is the necessary connection between the investor and the market of his preference.

Why invest in precious metals like gold?

Why invest in precious metals like gold?

Precious metals have been characterized as the safe asset par excellence that investors turn to when financial market fluctuations cause concern and during 2020, they showed a positive trend that has attracted investors from different categories, but what are the reasons for which investing in precious metals is beneficial?

What’s blocking you from investing?

What’s blocking you from investing?

Many times we hear phrases like "I’m too young to invest" or "investing is for millionaires" but nothing is further from the reality. Investing is a smart way to build a sustainable future and the time to start is now.

Gold: a safe asset

Gold: a safe asset

When is it good to invest in gold? Is gold a good choice as a safe haven asset? Join us to discover the details of gold as a safe haven asset.

Post COVID Generation: How we have changed as investors

Post COVID Generation: How we have changed as investors

The pandemic affected every aspect of people’s lives, including investment priorities. What kind of company is now attracting the attention of investors of the post-covid generation? How did society’s priorities change? Technology, health and sustainability industries lead the way.

Evergrande: the future real estate crisis?

Evergrande: the future real estate crisis?

Another real estate bubble about to burst: we give you 5 keys to understand the Evergrande case and the possibility of another real estate crisis like the one in 2008.

BBVA Switzerland launches New Gen, a new online investment account with many attractive features

BBVA Switzerland launches New Gen, a new online investment account with many attractive features

New Gen, BBVA in Switzerland's new online investment account, allows customers to invest quickly in the most innovative investment trends on the market

Lakes in Switzerland: the most refreshing alternative in summer

Lakes in Switzerland: the most refreshing alternative in summer

The lakes, together with the mountains in Switzerland, are the country's most characteristic natural elements.

Advantages and disadvantages of investing in commodities

Advantages and disadvantages of investing in commodities

Raw materials are objects that we obtain from nature and that serve as inputs in the production of derived products. For example, cotton is the basis for the textile industry, or petroleum for the polymer industry.

Advantages and disadvantages of investing in equities

Advantages and disadvantages of investing in equities

As soon as we start investing, we immediately come across the first two categories that we need to know and understand before making an investment decision, especially if the objective is to preserve and grow our assets.

Advantages and disadvantages of investing in mixed funds

Advantages and disadvantages of investing in mixed funds

Mixed investment funds are funds that in their structure include fixed income instruments, such as government or corporate bonds, and equity instruments, mainly stocks or ETFs.

BBVA in Switzerland improves its electronic banking, including a trading module

BBVA in Switzerland improves its electronic banking, including a trading module

After more than a year of testing, BBVA in Switzerland launches today, June 7, a new e-banking system, more modern, intuitive and complete. One of the main features of the new e-banking is the incorporation of a new trading module, where the clients will be able to trade stocks, ETFs and mutual funds. This is a first in the Swiss banking industry.  Another great innovation in the Swiss banking industry and probably worldwide is the addition of the new module for trading cryptocurrencies, which will be available to all customers from June 21.

Scam alert: a campaign of malicious messages and calls impersonating BBVA has been detected.

Scam alert: a campaign of malicious messages and calls impersonating BBVA has been detected.

A campaign of malicious messages distributed via SMS or digital instant messaging channels (Smishing) has recently been detected. The messages impersonate BBVA and inform the recipients that there has been some anomaly or suspicious attempt to access their accounts, cards or other banking products, asking them to “verify” certain data through a link shown in the message.

The importance of emotions in the world of investment

The importance of emotions in the world of investment

Traditional theories of finance tend to see people as rational beings who try to maximize utility and have perfect information. But are we humans like that? The answer is not. Sometimes we humans are rational, but at other times we are guided by our emotions or look for shortcuts, given our inability to process all available information.