Banks in Switzerland

Swiss Banks The banking system in Switzerland is managed by the Swiss Financial market Supervisory Authority. The authority runs the system in alignment with the EU practices. In 2008, there was a total of 327 registered banks in Switzerland.

However, there are eight leading banks in the country namely Julius Baer, Raiffeisen, Rothschild, Union Bancaire Privee, UBS, Valiant, Vontobel.

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Banking cards in Switzerland

Banking cards in Switzerland

As a foreigner in Switzerland, one thing that is essential to success is having an active bank account with a usable banking card.

This article will give you a brief guide as to applying for a banking card in Switzerland, including the types of banking cards available, and a step by step guide as to the procedure. Read more »

Banks in Switzerland for travelers

Banks in Switzerland for travelers

Switzerland, a country located in the middle of several countries in Eurozone has its own national currency the Swiss franc and it has numerous banks offering the best banking services for travelers from most parts of the world. Read more »

Opening a bank account in Switzerland

Opening a bank account in Switzerland

Switzerland is one of the world’s most developed countries with well-established banking facilities and services available. Read more »

Last Added Banks

Migros Bank

Migros Bank

Migros Bank is one of the largest and most established banks in Switzerland. With a total of 67 branches, it offers a variety of banking products and services.

CIM Bank

CIM Bank

CIM Bank is a private bank that has been credited as the best financial institution in Switzerland.

Alternative Bank of Schweiz

Alternative Bank of Schweiz

Alternative Bank of Schweiz (ABS) is one of the leading providers in the ethical banking sector. As one of the pioneers in sustainable finance, it promotes ecological and affordable housing, organic fanning, social organizations and renewable energy.

Vontobel Bank

Vontobel Bank

Vontobel is a Swiss bank that specializes in asset management and investment banking with a strategy to focus on good performance to customers.

Valiant Bank

Valiant Bank

Valiant Bank AG is a public commercial financial institution that offers retail and lending services to individuals.

UBS AG

UBS AG

The UBS bank is one of the largest financial companies in Switzerland and globally. It was founded is a result of a merger of Union Bank of Switzerland formed in 1862, and the Swiss Bank Corporation created in 1872.

Union Bancaire Privee

Union Bancaire Privee

The UBP bank offers private banking services and asset management to individuals and businesses both locally and internationally.

Rothschild Private Wealth

Rothschild Private Wealth

The Rothschild Private Wealth a Swiss branch of the global family-controlled financial group. It offers mergers and acquisition solutions, strategy and financing advice, investment and wealth management to families, individuals, governments, and big business.

Raiffeisen Bank

Raiffeisen Bank

Based in Aadorf, Raiffeisen Bank International AG is one of the leading banks in Switzerland.

Julius Baer

Julius Baer

Julius Baer is a private bank that was founded in 1890 and listed its stock on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Berner Kantonalbank

Berner Kantonalbank

The Berner Kantonalbank is a large cantonal bank based in Bern.

St. Galler Kantonalbank

St. Galler Kantonalbank

Headquartered in the city of St. Gallen, the St. Galler Kantonalbank serves St. Gallen and Appenzell Ausserrhoden cantons.

Luzerner Kantonalbank

Luzerner Kantonalbank

Founded in 1850, the Luzerner Kantonalbank serves the canton of Lucerne through the network of 52 branches.

Basler Kantonalbank

Basler Kantonalbank

Founded in 1899, Basler Kantonalbank operates in a north-west canton in Switzerland and has its head office on the city of Basel.

Banque Cantonale Vaudoise

Banque Cantonale Vaudoise

Part of the BCV Group, the Banque Cantonale Vaudoise is a regional bank that currently operates in the French-speaking part of the country.