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SIX Acquires Major Stake in Custodigit

The Swiss Stock Exchange (SIX) has acquired a major stake in Custodigit. Custodigit is a joint venture created by Swisscom and Sygnum in 2018 that aimed to grow a trusted and regulatory compliant financial market infrastructure for digital assets. With

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BIS, Swiss National Bank and SIX Complete Pilot for Wholesale Digital Currency Project

The Bank for International Settlements’ Innovation Hub (BISIH), the Swiss National Bank (SNB) and the financial infrastructure operator SIX announced the successful completion of a joint proof-of-concept (POC) for its wholesale central bank digital currency (CBDC). Dubbed as Project Helvetia,

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Switzerland to Participate in Singapore Fintech Festival 2020 With Digital Exhibitors

The Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE) and the Swiss Business Hub ASEAN will be participating in this year’s Singapore FinTech Festival 2020 (SFF) on the 7-11 December with a digital Swiss Pavilion featuring 8 exhibitors. The virtual participation is part of

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SIX Orchestrates Swiss OpenWealth API Roundtable for Financial Institutions

Swiss Fintech Innovations (SFTI), OpenWealth (orchestrated by Synpulse) and b.Link of SIX are jointly initiating a roundtable for Swiss financial institutions to discuss the state of open banking. Four and a half months ago SIX officially launched the open banking

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Swiss ATM’s Get Standardised Software

SIX has completed the “ATMfutura” migration where banks that have equipped their ATMs with a standardised software, enabling users to carry out financial transactions regardless of the operator of the device. As an operator of the infrastructure for the Swiss

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The Current State and the Future of the Swiss Billing Industry

SIX Group has released a white paper on the Future of Billing. The white paper emerged from a joint project conducted by SIX and Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU). It examines the current state of the Swiss billing

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Swiss Fintech Accelerator F10 Starts in Spain

The Zurich and Singapore based Incubator and Accelerator F10 is opening offices in four Spanish cities this autumn . SIX is partnering with the Spanish Stock Exchange to launch the renowned F10 Incubation Program. The move creates additional opportunities for

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Launch of the QR-Bill in Switzerland

The QR-bill will modernize Swiss payment transactions. From 30 June 2020, invoice recipients will be receiving their first QR-bills instead of the traditional payment slips. You can recognize the QR-bill by the Swiss QR Code, which contains all the information

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SIX Launches b.Link – a Central Platform for Standardized Sharing of Financial Data

Open banking is currently a much-discussed topic. Open banking seeks to establish permanent links between financial institutions and solution providers (third-party providers, TPPs), allowing customers’ data to be shared, subject to their consent, and new offers and services to be

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SIX Digital Exchange Appoints Tim Grant as New Head of Business

The SIX Digital Exchange (SDX), has appointed Tim Grant as its new Head of Business. Tim possesses over 20 years of deep technology and management expertise across institutional capital markets and enterprise blockchain businesses from his time serving senior positions

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