Bonds and loans to finance green technologies
Green technologies, such as renewable energies, energy efficiency and electric vehicles, can help to reduce the impact of human action on climate change. In 2007, the European Investment Bank issued the world's first green bonds aimed at financing and developing these technologies. In Spain, BBVA signed its first green loan in 2017, worth 500 million euros.
BBVA Switzerland, never logging to mobile banking was safer
All BBVA Switzerland customers will be able to use the new BBVA Switzerland Access Key, a modern and secure means of logging on to e-banking and mobile banking services.
Creating Opportunities with the BBVA Microfinance Foundation
For over ten years the BBVA Microfinance Foundation (BBVAMF) has been committed to the sustainable and inclusive economic and social development of low-income entrepreneurs. Its activities are focused on Colombia, Peru, Chile, Panama and the Dominican Republic. Through its mission, this foundation is aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) included in the 2030 United Nations Agenda, and its activity has a particular impact on eight of them.
How to invest in capital protected structured products?
Structured products are interesting investment solutions that help us build an investment vehicle that exactly matches our needs from combinations of different financial assets (fixed income, equities, derivatives, etc.) Its flexibility allows us to choose the term of the investment, the underlying assets, the currency, and of course, the level of risk that we want to assume, even delimiting the capital guarantee. Learn with the financial formation of BBVA in Switzerland, how to invest in funds protecting capital.
Tour around Joan Miró Foundation at the hands of BBVA in Switzerland
In the tree-lined streets of Barcelona's Montjuïc district, the Joan Miró Foundation does not go unnoticed. It houses more than 14,000 items of the surrealist artist's work, including sculptures, paintings and ceramics. Guided tours of the Foundation are included in the Unique Experiences offered by BBVA in Switzerland.
The best financial advice at the click of a finger
Nowadays, customers decide when and how they want to receive the best financial advice. That’s why we’ve developed two tools to enable them to take control of their decisions, comfortably from their own homes and at the click of a finger.
We're a team. Meet the BBVA Switzerland professionals
The BBVA Switzerland team comprises 125 professionals. We're a young, dynamic team with an average age of 37 and boast a multicultural profile. We employ 18 different nationalities.
How do I protect my family against contingencies?
Potential family and business risks can be detected with good wealth planning, in order to protect our family against contingencies. However, without planning, structuring and organizing, we will not achieve such protection.
Let's learn together ... for a better life
Let's Learn together is an educational project developed by BBVA and the editorial group El País Ediciones S.L, to make our brand promise happen: 'Creating opportunities'.
Five keys to a healthy heart
We have become accustomed to hearing that the factors that harm a healthy heart are those of Western societies; however, if we eliminate risk behaviours, we would avoid 80% of cardiovascular diseases.
The Age of perplexity. Rethinking the world we knew.
Think about what the world looked like when you looked at it with the eyes of a child or as a teenager. Do you see any change from that time compared to the present? Inevitably the change and transformation of the world and society have been immense. The new book published by BBVA OpenMind, The Age of Perplexity. Rethinking the world we knew allows us to digress to rethink all the events and changes undergone in recent decades and focus on the future. You can download the book here.
New European regulation on data protection
BBVA (Suiza) SA (the “Bank”) cares about your privacy and is committed to give your personal data a high level of protection. This notice aims to inform you about the data the Bank collects, as well as the reasons for processing it and the rights you have.
The benefits of cycling to work: a healthy life
BBVA Suiza, in conjunction with Pro Velo Switzerland, is encouraging its employees to adopt a healthy lifestyle and team work with this fun challenge: cycling to work during at least half of the month of June. This challenge not only highlights our value of working as one team but also offers a number of benefits which will help our employees embrace a healthy lifestyle.
Impact of official rates on long-term treasury bonds
Investors usually believe that buying long-term US treasury bonds during a period of official rate hikes by the Federal Reserve is an unsuitable alternative. However, this supposition may not be completely true. Financial education with BBVA in Switzerland.
BBVA in Switzerland promotes open innovation
BBVA Switzerland backs the activities of Redesigning Financial Services think tank, an independent research platform to help financial service providers navigate the digital revolution in financial services.
BBVA in Switzerland publishes the annual report from 2017
BBVA in Switzerland presents strong results during 2017 in his annual report, in a challenging year marked by geopolitical tensions; the UK invoked Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon to leave the European Union.
Art Basel and BBVA in Switzerland stages the contemporary art
BBVA in Switzerland organises unique experiences in Switzerland like Art Basel, in order to provide its art-loving clients with the best opportunities.
Family businesses: Why do they survive?
Family businesses can become a source of conflict between the different members making up the it. However, why are there businesses that have been very successful in generational change and others that have not? Discover with BBVA in Switzerland how a family protocol can contribute to success.
Solvency against risk of non-payment
U.S. treasury bonds act as safe-haven assets in circumstances such as deflationary crises, economic recession or shocks in financial markets. This is due to the fact that, at times such as these, investors in fixed income often reduce their investments in corporate bonds of low credit quality and, as such, high risk of non-payment. Instead, they prefer the maximum solvency of U.S. treasury bonds.
BBVA in Switzerland introduces agile methodology to accelerate its transformation
Meeting the current challenges of the financial industry by innovating and transforming existing business lines is key for any organisation that wants to lead the future. At BBVA we are clear about our purpose and our strategic priorities. As a team, we are already headed in that direction, assisted by the new ways of working and systems that we are introducing.
Consequences of the euro-dollar volatility
The low volatility during the first quarter of 2018 appears to have come to an end. A look at the euro-dollar (EURUSD) exchange rate shows a marked change in price after the first rate rise this year, in a decision taken by the FED in its last meeting on 21 March, while awaiting the definitive consolidation of the inflation data in the US.
BBVA in Switzerland with talent: discover the leader in competitiveness
The 2018 Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) has reported Switzerland as leader in talent competitiveness, followed by Singapore and the US. In addition, the city of Zurich is considered the No. 1 in the ranking of the global cities for talent attraction and development.
Unique experiences: More than just art
What do The Garden of Earthly Delights and the first football world cup held in 1930 in Uruguay have in common? And what is the relationship between The Young Ladies of Avignon and the Parthenon marbles that stand in the British Museum in London? Now with our 'Unique Experiences' you can visit the museums housing these gems accompanied by BBVA in Switzerland.
A brief history of International Women's Day
Women's empowerment, sisterhood, and the current social, cultural and political movements related to gender equality are driving a growing determination to bring about change. Echoing and celebrating International Women's Day means highlighting, supporting and focusing efforts on correcting inequality and improving women's inclusion and development.
Unique experiences: a private bank beyond anything you’ve imagined
Unique Experiences is a special program of BBVA in Switzerland, by which clients can access a wide range of experiences and services carefully selected to help them enjoy life and their patrimony. The program encompasses a range of areas such as lifestyle, health, education, innovation, culture and entertainment. It also seeks to bring clients closer to Switzerland, a country whose living standards have put it in the top positions in the rankings of quality of life around the world.
Switzerland and its path to the digitization of private banking
In a fast-paced world, Swiss financial institutions are well-prepared to lead the transformation of the finance industry, particularly in private banking, where they are a clear reference in the world. The combination of accumulated experience, talent and availability of capital are decisive factors to facilitate this change.