Wealthtech

Robinhood Launches New Media Outlet Sherwood Media

Digital investment platform Robinhood is launching a new media arm called Sherwood Media, which will cover the markets, economics, business, technology and the culture of money, the company said last week. The fintech firm joins the growing list of companies that

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Wealthtech Startup Everon Closes CHF 2.5 Million Seed Round from TX Ventures

Zurich-based fintech company Everon, which specializes in digital wealth management, has closed its seed funding round of approximately CHF 2.5 million. The main investor in the round was TX Ventures, the VC investment arm of the Swiss media company TX

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N26 and Bitpanda Expand Crypto Trading Product to Switzerland

German neobank N26 has partnered with Austrian crypto platform Bitpanda to expand its in-app crypto trading product to its customers in Germany, Portugal, Belgium, Ireland and Switzerland from €1 onwards. The N26 Crypto was already rolled out in Austria late

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The City of Lugano Issues Its First Native Digital Bond on SDX With ZKB

The city of Lugano, Switzerland, launched a 6-year CHF senior unsecured bond with a total issue volume of CHF 100 million and a maturity in 2029. By issuing the first native digital bond, the city of Lugano is pioneering this

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Capitalix Review: A New Key Player in Forex Industry

In our series of comprehensive & up-to-date Broker reviews, today we will be taking on Capitalix, an emerging & fastest-growing forex & CFD brokerage platform. Ever since its inception, the broker has evolved itself into a complete trading services provider.

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UBS Issues USD 50 Million Tokenized Debt Securities for Asia Pacific

UBS has closed the first tokenized debt transaction for Asia Pacific investors, underlining its commitment to expand regional investment opportunities. UBS AG London branch issued USD 50 million in digital fixed rate security tokens (‘digital securities’) using blockchain technology to

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BX Swiss: Test Trades in Swiss Francs via a Decentralized Public-Blockchain.

Together with major Swiss banks, the Swiss stock exchange BX Swiss is taking the financial market infrastructure for tokenized securities to the next level. In a test, trades on BX Swiss were settled for the first time directly in Swiss

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EIB and Goldman Sachs Issue First Euro-Denominated Digital Bond on a Private Blockchain

The European Investment Bank (EIB) — in collaboration with Goldman Sachs Bank Europe, Santander and Société Générale — launched Project Venus, their second euro-denominated digitally native bond issue and first using private blockchain technology. The €100 million, two-year bond was

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Market Participants See Potential in DLT and Tokenization to Shorten Settlement Cycle

The clearing and settlement landscape is on the brick of a major transformation, driven by the accelerated pace of technology development and adoption. In the coming years, market participants expect the settlement timeframe to substantially shorten as technology continue to

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PostFinance Anlage-Report: In der Schweiz legt nur die Hälfte der Erwachsenen ihr Geld an

In Zusammenarbeit mit der Hochschule Luzern – Wirtschaft (HSLU) hat PostFinance eine umfassende Erhebung zum Anlageverhalten in der Schweiz durchgeführt. Die Resultate zeigen, dass ein geringes Interesse für die Finanzmärkte, ein vermeintlich fehlendes Vermögen, wenig Finanzwissen und Angst vor Verlusten

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