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SIX Confirms it will Migrate Bolsas y Mercados Españoles Trading Platform to Updated Version, Following Acquisition

After its strategic acquisition of Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (BME) last year (subject to regulatory clearance), SIX says that it will be migrating BME’s trading platform to a version of its current platform. This will help with launching the future trading platform technology for both… Read More

Swiss Stock Exchange Operator SIX Takes Majority Stake in AI Platform Orenda

SIX, the operator of the Swiss and Spanish Stock Exchanges, has taken a majority stake in Canadian AI platform Orenda Software Solutions. SIX states the acquisition is a step is part of its strategy to help its customers drive more insights with data and analytics… Read More

Virtual Currencies: Swiss National Bank has Registered New Trademarks like E-Franc, Digital Swiss Franc with Federal Patent Office

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) has reportedly registered many new trademarks with the Swiss Federal Patent Office. This, according to a report from Handelszeitung, which mentioned that  these include the “e-franc” and the “digital Swiss franc.” The SNB has also confirmed this particular report. The… Read More

Zürcher Kantonalbank has Reportedly become Latest Major Swiss Bank to Join SIX Group Open Banking Platform b.Link

Zürcher Kantonalbank has reportedly become just the third major Switzerland-based banking institution to join the Swiss Infrastructure and Exchange (SIX) Group AG Open Banking platform b.Link (after Credit Suisse and UBS). Zürcher Kantonalbank has now connected with b.Link participant KLARA, which is an accounting services… Read More

Fintech and Crypto Adoption Remained Steady in Switzerland in 2020 Despite COVID-19: Report

The Fintech sector in Switzerland has been growing steadily and has been consolidating this year, a trend highlighted by the rising number of later-stage funding rounds and some of the first Fintech-related exits, according to the IFZ Fintech Study 2020. In 2019, Series B rounds… Read More

The Swiss Stock Exchange Invests in Custodigit, a JV Between Swisscom & Digital Asset Bank Sygnum, Will Launch a Digital Asset Gateway

The Swiss Stock Exchange has announced a “major stake” in Custodigit a joint venture between Swisscom & digital asset Bank Sygnum. Simultaneously, the company announced it would partner with Swisscom and Sygnum to provide an “Institutional Digital Asset Gateway.” Swisscom is Switzerland’s top telecoms &… Read More

SIX Group to Leverage Luxembourg Fintech LUXHUB’s Open Banking Tech to Streamline Switzerland’s Financial Sector

Luxembourg based Fintech firm LUXHUB has partnered with Zürich-headquartered Swiss Infrastructure and Exchange (SIX) Group AG, the operator of Switzerland’s stock exchange. According to a release, the SIX Group will be using LUXHUB’s Open Banking technology. As mentioned in the announcement: “SIX continues to invest… Read More

Zürich based SIX Group Expands Fintech Incubator Program to Spain, after Acquiring Stake in BME, Spain’s Stock Market Operator

Zürich-based Swiss Infrastructure and Exchange (SIX) Group AG, the operator of Switzerland’s stock exchange, has revealed that it will set up its Fintech incubator and accelerator F10 in Spain. In June 2020, SIX had acquired a controlling interest in BME, the Spanish stock market operator…. Read More

Digital Assets Trading Platform Omniex Recieves Investment From SIX, Operator of the Swiss Stock Exchange Six

Omniex, an institutionally focused investment and trading platform for digital assets, announced this week it received an investment, as well as formed a strategic partnership with Swiss infrastructure and exchange platform, SIX – the operator of the Swiss Exchange, the principal stock exchange based in… Read More

Switzerland based Fintech Incubator and Accelerator F10 Sets Up Shop in Singapore

Switzerland based Fintech Incubator & Accelerator F10 has set up a new office in Singapore to expand its reach in the world of Fintech. Singapore is a well established Fintec hub due to the exceptional support by the Singaporean government and financial regulators. F10 said… Read More

CBDC: Bank for International Settlements and Swiss National Bank to Research DLT and Central Bank Digital Money

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has teamed up with the Swiss National Bank (SNB) in order to work on a Switzerland-based innovation hub that will initially conduct research into central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and distributed ledger technology (DLT). Financial services provider SIX is… Read More

Huge: Operator of Swiss Stock Exchange Introduces SIX Digital Exchange for Digital Assets

  SIX, the operator of the Swiss Stock Exchange, has announced the launch of SIX Digital Exchange to trade digital assets. Zurich based SIX is controlled by an association of banks. SIX Group Ltd is an unlisted public limited company owned by around 130 domestic and… Read More

Payments & Transactional Service Firm WorldLine Acquires SIX Payment Services For €2.3 Million

Worldline, (Euronext: WLN) a European payments and transactional services firm announced on Tuesday it has formed a strategic partnership with SIX and will be acquiring SIX Payment Services, the payment services division of SIX, for €2.3 million (CHF 2,750 million). According to Worldline, SIX Payment Services… Read More

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