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Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi

Swiss startup SEBA raises funds to build crypto bank

Sep 26 2018

ZURICH Swiss startup SEBA Crypto AG has raised 100 million Swiss francs ($103 million) to build a bank offering cryptocurrency services to companies and investors while extending traditional banking services to firms in the new industry.

Switzerland tries to stem blockchain exodus by improving access to banks

Sep 21 2018

ZURICH In an effort to maintain its status as a cryptocurrency hub, Switzerland has taken steps to help blockchain companies access the traditional financial system by making it easier for them to open corporate bank accounts.

Cryptocurrency project Tezos to launch main network next week

Sep 14 2018

NEW YORK/ZURICH The Tezos cryptocurrency project is preparing to launch the long-awaited main version of its network that underpins a new virtual token on Monday, a Swiss foundation that promotes the initiative said on Twitter on Friday.

Cryptocurrency project Tezos to launch main network next week -document

Sep 14 2018

NEW YORK/ZURICH, Sept 14 The Tezos cryptocurrency project is preparing to launch the long-awaited main version of its network that underpins a new virtual token on Monday, according to a message seen by Reuters from Ryan Jesperson, the president of a Swiss foundation that promotes the initiative.

Holes in Swiss property market ring mortgage alarm bells

Sep 13 2018

ZURICH Nearly four years after a 1930s telephone switchboard center was transformed into 18 industrial-style loft apartments in Zurich's Wiedikon neighborhood it is still not fully occupied.

RPT-INTERVIEW-UBS's Blessing sees impact of trade tensions in China

Sep 12 2018

ZURICH, Sept 11 UBS is seeing the impact of a global trade war in Asia, where geopolitical jitters are prompting investors to trade less, Wealth Management Co-President Martin Blessing told Reuters on Tuesday.

UBS's Blessing sees impact of trade tensions in China

Sep 11 2018

ZURICH UBS is seeing the impact of a global trade war in Asia, where geopolitical jitters are prompting investors to trade less, Wealth Management Co-President Martin Blessing told Reuters on Tuesday.

Pulverfass Schweizer Immobilienmarkt - Kommt die Explosion?

Sep 11 2018

- von Rupert Pretterklieber und Angelika Gruber und Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi und Paul Arnold

Swiss blockchain firm Smart Valor wins regulator's approval

Sep 05 2018

ZURICH Swiss startup Smart Valor has become one of the few blockchain groups to win approval to operate in the Swiss financial market, opening the way for it to launch its own online investment platform later in the year.

Citi Swiss country head Braden named CEO's new chief of staff

Sep 04 2018

ZURICH Citigroup's Kristine Braden has been named chief of staff to CEO Mike Corbat, after she championed diversity and innovation during three and a half years running the bank's Swiss operations.

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