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US lawmakers want to visit Switzerland to discuss crypto, Libra

Business 19 August 2019

US lawmakers want to visit Switzerland to discuss crypto, Libra

A group of politicians on Capitol Hill is going to take a journey to Switzerland to talk about cryptocurrency and Libra.

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Swissquote Bank reports profit fall in H1 as crypto business declines

Business 7 August 2019

Swissquote Bank reports profit fall in H1 as crypto business declines

Although the crypto markets moved quite a bit in early 2019, Swissquote Bank didn’t profit from it.

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Aximetria gains approval from Swiss regulatory agency

Business 30 July 2019

Aximetria gains approval from Swiss regulatory agency

Aximetria has accomplished a major coup by securing the well-respected Swiss licensing.

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Bitcoin Suisse seeks Swiss banking license

Business 17 July 2019

Bitcoin Suisse seeks Swiss banking license

Bitcoin Suisse wants an official banking license to join the regulated crypto landscape of Switzerland.

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Swiss stock exchange wants central bank to issue stablecoin

Business 27 June 2019

Swiss stock exchange wants central bank to issue stablecoin

SIX claims a central bank-backed stablecoin will allow transactions of the SDX platform to be conducted in cryptocurrency.

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Influential think tank recommends national crypto for Switzerland

Business 6 June 2019

Influential think tank recommends national crypto for Switzerland

A big think tank sees a lot of benefits for Switzerland if it adopts a national cryptocurrency.

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Swiss publishing house Netzmedien AG offers wages in Bitcoin

Business 2 April 2019

Swiss publishing house Netzmedien AG offers wages in Bitcoin

The Swiss publishing house announced on Monday that all company employees’ wages will be paid in cryptocurrency instead of fiat currency.

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Swiss mortgage lender Hypi Lenzburg partners with TokenSuisse

Business 29 March 2019

Swiss mortgage lender Hypi Lenzburg partners with TokenSuisse

Lender Hypi Lenzburg announced it had reached agreement with local crypto startup TokenSuisse in a deal that will allow the bank to offer a broader range of services to blockchain and crypto firms.

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Swiss startup B3i raises $16 million in February 2019

Business 26 March 2019

Swiss startup B3i raises $16 million in February 2019

B3i announced on March 25 that last month that they had raised $22 million, giving them a total capital investment of $22 million since they began operations in March 2018.

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Lawmakers vote to force Swiss gov’t to adopt crypto regulations

Business 21 March 2019

Lawmakers vote to force Swiss gov’t to adopt crypto regulations

In a landmark moment for Switzerland, the lower house of parliament has voted in favor of a motion that aims to instruct the country’s Federal Council to apply existing financial regulations to cryptocurrencies.

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Swiss online retail giant Digitec now accepting Bitcoin SV, other cryptos

Business 20 March 2019

Swiss online retail giant Digitec now accepting Bitcoin SV, other cryptos

Customers will now be able to pay for transactions over CHF200 (approximately $200) in cryptocurrency like Bitcoin SV, in addition to the range of other payment methods supported by the retailer.

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Cryptos pose risk to banks, aren’t currency: Global banking regulator

Business 15 March 2019

Cryptos pose risk to banks, aren’t currency: Global banking regulator

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has declared that cryptocurrencies pose a risk to traditional banks, but they still don’t think its currency.

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