BBVA in Switzerland

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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

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.

Horse racing in the Swiss Alps

Horse racing in the Swiss Alps

When the cold and snow arrive in St. Moritz, a small and quiet town of around 5,000 inhabitants located in the Swiss Alps, the city changes itself. One of the most critical events in Switzerland's luxury calendar arrives the White Turf, a horse-racing meeting on the city's frozen lake.

BBVA in Switzerland wins an award at Private Banking International ceremony 2019

BBVA in Switzerland wins an award at Private Banking International ceremony 2019

The British magazine 'Private Banker International', belonging to Verdict publishing house, awards BBVA in the category "Outstanding Customer Relationship Service and Engagement 2019", at the annual ceremony held in Zurich

BBVA is participating in the fourth edition of the Swiss Private Banking awards 2019

BBVA is participating in the fourth edition of the Swiss Private Banking awards 2019

Swiss Private Banking is meeting for the fourth consecutive year at the annual 'Private Banking & Wealth Management: Switzerland 2019'

Swiss Private Banking: Financing alternatives for reinvestment

Swiss Private Banking: Financing alternatives for reinvestment

With an almost centennial trajectory, the history of private banking in Switzerland is synonymous with excellence. It is characterized by its stability, reliability, security and knowledge.

BBVA in its commitment against Breast Cancer

BBVA in its commitment against Breast Cancer

BBVA Switzerland took part in the 2019 Pink Ribbon charity run, demonstrating once again its commitment to combating breast cancer.

The financing of life insurance premiums

The financing of life insurance premiums

These international insurances have a double component of savings and insurance so that the premiums paid have a return that is used in part by the insurer to guarantee the payment

Discover BBVA's digital ambassadors in Switzerland

Discover BBVA's digital ambassadors in Switzerland

BBVA Switzerland Digital Ambassadors: a group of technically-trained collaborators to support and advise internal and external clients in all matters related to the digital solutions

BBVA Switzerland released the 2018 annual report

BBVA Switzerland released the 2018 annual report

2018 has been a positive year for BBVA Switzerland since we were able to attract new customers and forge ahead with our digital transformation strategy.