But is not there a long-term weakening of the Swiss franc over the euro?04 December 2016
The Swiss National Bank SNB intervened less than expected in the foreign exchange market in November, with the euro-franc exchange rate falling below 1.07. Could this mean that the SNB could accept a stronger franc in the long term?
Ten interesting facts about the Swiss Franc02 December 2016
1. The name "franc" comes from Latin: “Francorum rex”. These words mean King of Francs and were found engraved on old French coins
2. The currency code is CHF. It stands for Confoederatio Helvetica Franc
3. The Swiss Franc is also called Stutz, Stei, Amiese, Frankler, Liber
4. Bank deposits in Swiss francs are subject to negative interest rates since 2014
Interested in the EUR/CHF exchange rate because you want to buy a house abroad?28 November 2016
We have noticed, more and more Swiss are considering to invest in a property outside of Switzerland. Once reserved for the very wealthy, there are many reasons why buying a house abroad is easier than ever before: low interest rates, very favorable prices for real estate in some European countries since the financial crisis, and a Swiss franc standing very strong against the euro
But buying a house behind the border can be a tricky opportunity. There are many aspects you that you need to pay attention to before jumping into signing a contract.We have listed some of the issues you will have to consider...
SEPA payments possible now!21 November 2016
Launching: Payments to neighboring countries!
Addressing the needs and wishes of cross-border workers, we have introduced the possibility to make transfers from/to accounts in euro in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Lichtenstein and other SEPA* countries.