Learn about Switzerland
Switzerland: the fourth happiest country in the world
Switzerland is ranked as the fourth happiest country in the world with a score of 7.512 out of 10. It is one of the most competitive and admired financial centers at an international level.
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.
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.
Digitalization and sustainability in private banking
On Wednesday, March 4, BBVA organised an event in Zürich about digitalization and sustainability.
The main winter destinations in Switzerland
Switzerland is a symbol of luxury and exclusivity. And not only because it houses the headquarters of numerous banks and other financial institutions, or is the home of prestigious watch companies, but also because, in its mountains, it has the most select ski resorts in the world.
A visit to Beyer's Clock and Watch Museum in Zurich
Underneath Zurich's famous Bahnhofstrasse lies one of the most important Clock and Watch collections in the world. The Beyer Clock and Watch Museum are located at Beyer Uhren und Juwelen, probably the oldest fine jewelry store in the world, which has been run by the same family, now in the 8th generation, since 1760.
Food Zurich festival: more than just a food market
A perfect plan for those who plan to visit Zurich in the spring is undoubtedly the gastronomic event 'Food Zurich'
Classic cars III: two major international car shows
En esta ocasión vamos a hablar de pasado, presente y futuro a través de dos citas internacionales claves para los aficionados de la automoción: el Salón del Automóvil de Ginebra (Suiza) y el Salón Retro-Classics en Stuttgart (Alemania).
Picasso in Switzerland, the most important exhibition in Europe.
the Beyeler Foundation in Basel, Switzerland opens the most elaborate and expensive exhibition that it has hosted to date: 'The young Picasso, the blue and pink era' which covers the painter from Malaga's period from 1901 to 1906.
3 Conclusions from Davos 2019
On 22 January the town of Davos-Klosters played host to the 49th edition of the Word Economic Forum.
White Turf 2019: A date with horses and snow in Switzerland
For the fifth consecutive year, BBVA in Switzerland – the BBVA Group’s International Private Banking unit based in Switzerland – is organising a special Alpine event with horses and snow during the Swiss winter.
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.
Summer festivals in Switzerland: art and music in the mountains
With the arrival of summer and the good weather, art and music come outdoors into Switzerland’s mountains and lakes. Summer festivals are also a refreshing alternative on those balmy alpine nights. Here at BBVA in Switzerland we recommend a selection of three festivals in our offer of Unique Experiences to complement your visit to our offices.
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.
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.
Switzerland: leader in global competitiveness and innovation
It is possible that some of the first impressions associated with Switzerland are its chocolates, cheeses, luxury watches or its immense mountain ranges, the Alps. However, Switzerland is also known as one of the countries with the highest per capita income in the world and leader in global competitiveness and innovation above the major powers of the world.
The future of digital identification in Switzerland
"Log-in with Instagram", "Log-in with Google+". Have you ever stumbled upon one of these buttons? There are many ways to identify yourself on the internet: Apple, Microsoft, Google, Amazon. You can’t do much without digital identification.
Switzerland: the most innovative country in 2017
Switzerland leads the world ranking of the most innovative countries, according to the Global Innovation Index, published annually by Cornell University and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
Switzerland, an international finance center ideal for portfolio diversification
Many people around the world choose to place part of their savings in investments outside their home country, in order to diversify their holdings. That’s why they put part of their capital in international financial centers. Switzerland is one of them.
New portfolio summary for clients of BBVA in Switzerland
From March onwards BBVA in Switzerland clients will have a new and improved portfolio summary and appraisal at their disposal. Our aim is to place the Bank in our clients’ hands and this implies understanding what they need; this initiative is a clear example of this.