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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

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.

World Environment Day

World Environment Day

5th June is World Environment Day. A day on which the United Nations reminds us of the need to protect the environment. This year the slogan is “Beat plastic pollution” along with “Remember, if you can’t reuse it, refuse it”.  At BBVA Switzerland, we have put this slogan into practice and introduced new office habits.

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.

Private banking, a financial advice with high personalization

Private banking, a financial advice with high personalization

Private Banking currently offers a highly personalized and professional wealth advisory service.

BBVA, the first Spanish bank on the Nasdaq sustainable debt market

BBVA, the first Spanish bank on the Nasdaq sustainable debt market

BBVA has joined the (Nasdaq Sustainable Bond Network (NSBN). It is the only Spanish bank on the platform, which consists of the various sustainable debt issuers in the world and is a clear reference point for socially responsible investors. The giant screens on the Nasdaq tower in New York City’s Times Square displayed BBVA’s logo to welcome the bank to this market.

Megatrends of the 21st Century: global water market

Megatrends of the 21st Century: global water market

The term megatrend is becoming commonplace within society and even more so within the investment world. The speed with which technology has changed our lives over the last few years has been extraordinary, we can also assume that this will not stop here and will continue in the future.

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.

How to invest in currencies

How to invest in currencies

In a context of predictably very low long-term returns on the main assets (both financial and non-financial), many investors are turning their attention to currencies as an additional source of profitability or an opportunity to diversify their investments. But how is the best way to invest in currencies?

Five top advantages of the discretionary mandate for investors

Five top advantages of the discretionary mandate for investors

There is a very large universe of portfolios and investing options at the moment. But there are major economic imbalances as well, so it is vital to ensure that your investments are managed efficiently. Here are five top advantages of the discretionary mandate for investors.

Which portfolios should an investor buy right now?

Which portfolios should an investor buy right now?

At the moment, there is a large universe of portfolios and investing options and a major economic imbalances as well, so which portfolios should an investor buy right now? Nowadays, it is vital to ensure that your investments are managed efficiently.

The lastest BBVA podcasts you may not miss: August 2020

The lastest BBVA podcasts you may not miss: August 2020

Stay updated with the last news anywhere. With the podcast channels from BBVA you can have access to the lastest news about personal finance, fintech solutions, work methodologies and tips to help users make the best financial decisions, and much more. Check out our monthly recommendation here. BBVA together with you on your car, kitchen or on your pocket!

Follow up with the market news online

Follow up with the market news online

The new Markets section is accessible from the homepage of www.bbva.ch. With a single click, you can access a complete panel of shares, stock indices, currencies and major market movements.

BBVA earns €636 million in second quarter, doubling the underlying profit from first quarter

BBVA earns €636 million in second quarter, doubling the underlying profit from first quarter

Thanks to the bank’s efforts to anticipate impairments related to the COVID-19 in 1Q20, BBVA earned €636 million in the second quarter, doubling the underlying profit from the first quarter. This quarterly figure is on top of extraordinary provisions of €644 million due to the pandemic. In a complex environment, BBVA has once again demonstrated the strength of its operating income, which grew 17.6 percent at constant exchange rates, and its outstanding ability to generate capital.

The lastest BBVA podcasts you may not miss

The lastest BBVA podcasts you may not miss

Stay updated with the last news anywhere. With the new podcast channels from BBVA you can have access to the lastest news about personal finance, fintech solutions, work methodologies and tips to help users make the best financial decisions, and much more. Check out our monthly recommendation here. BBVA together with you on your car, kitchen or on your pocket!

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.

BBVA celebrates one-year anniversary of its new brand identity

BBVA celebrates one-year anniversary of its new brand identity

Twelve months ago, BBVA announced the worldwide unification of its brand and logo. A year later, the deployment of the new brand is well-entrenched across the Group’s footprint in both its physical and digital assets.

BBVA in Switzerland annual report: 2019

BBVA in Switzerland annual report: 2019

BBVA in Switzerland (thereafter BBVA SA or the Bank) closed a successful 2019, a year in which we grew and continued to transform ourselves in order to meet clients' needs and ensure we stay relevant to them in the future with a compiling value proposition for managing their wealth. As we look ahead, our client-centric business model, combined with strong investment advisory capabilities and disciplined cost management, will be key for achieving sustainable growth.

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.

Opening an account in a bank abroad: frequently asked questions

Opening an account in a bank abroad: frequently asked questions

Given the growing number of people who are interested in opening an account in Switzerland, we have decided to present answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we receive on this matter.

BBVA-sourced medical supplies to fight coronavirus arrive in Spain

BBVA-sourced medical supplies to fight coronavirus arrive in Spain

On Tuesday, March 31st, health care supplies to be used in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic arrived at the Zaragoza airport in northern Spain.

Home office: tips to stay productive

Home office: tips to stay productive

Many people have had to adapt their usual routines to work from home due to the coronavirus. In the past, working from home was an added benefit; today, it has become a necessity for many employees in the financial sector

BBVA to donate €25 million in the fight against COVID-19

BBVA to donate €25 million in the fight against COVID-19

The Group is to donate €25 million to combat the coronavirus outbreak across its footprint. This week, BBVA will deliver an initial batch of medical equipment, respirators and surgical masks, worth approximately €3 million to Spanish health officials.

What's the minimum amount to open an account in a private bank in Switzerland?

What's the minimum amount to open an account in a private bank in Switzerland?

Opening a bank account in Switzerland is a simple procedure. Not only complies with every international legislation but also offers excellent advantages by diversifying your savings in a neutral and stable country with a triple-A (AAA) rating. 

BBVA in Switzerland operates with complete normality

BBVA in Switzerland operates with complete normality

BBVA in Switzerland operates normally after having activated the contingency plans in response to coronavirus 'COVID-19'. According to the recommendations of the Swiss Federal Council and the Zurich cantonal authority, the entity has implemented several preventive measures among the employees to avoid the risk of contagion.

Digitalization and sustainability in private banking

Digitalization and sustainability in private banking

On Wednesday, March 4, BBVA organised an event in Zürich about digitalization and sustainability.