SIX Swiss Exchange, Nasdaq and Chain team for blockchain OTC project

BBVA and Ripple in blockchain cross-border payments trial

SIX Swiss Exchange and Nasdaq and working with blockchain tech company Chain to provide distributed ledger technology (DLT) for for SIX’s over-the-counter (OTC) structured products business.

SIX buys girocard network

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SIX Payment Services is buying the Frankfurt-based girocard network operations business from VÖB-ZVD Processing, a subsidiary of Deutsche Postbank, reports Paybefore, Banking Technology‘s sister publication. The agreement provides for the customer relationships, employees and assets of the network operations business being transferred in full to SIX Payment Services as part of the acquisition. The terms of […]

Synechron signs Calypso post-trade deal with SIX

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Swiss financial services provider SIX has selected Synechron as the systems integrator for the Calypso v15 solution as an update to its post-trade services. The deal is part of the SFR (securities finance renewal) programme, with the objective to revamp SIX’s post-trade services where it acts as a contractual triparty agent for its clients to […]

SIX and Credit Suisse play same game with ATM software launch


SIX and Credit Suisse have unveiled ATMfutura – a cash dispenser which displays the same user interface and guidance on all ATMs in Switzerland. SIX and its partners were commissioned by Swiss banks to develop the centralised multivendor software and it is planned to function on all bank ATMs in the alpine nation from 2018. […]

WIR Bank launches new payment card for SMEs in Switzerland

Switzerland to relax fintech rules

Switzerland-based WIR Bank has launched a new payment card for domestic SMEs, with tech provided by SIX Payment Services. It combines the existing functions of the proprietary WIRcard and internationally accepted Visa’s V PAY debit card.

First mobile credit card, PayLife 0100, launched in Austria

First mobile credit card comes to Austria

SIX Payment Services brings to market PayLife 0100, Austria’s first mobile credit card.

Switzerland’s SIX Group and Swisscom target retail payments via mobile app Paymit

Switzerland's SIX Financial Information is now providing FATCA tax information to the IRS

Swiss exchange group SIX and Swiss telecoms company Swisscom are planning to create a Switzerland-wide, universal mobile payment solution in collaboration with banks. The plan encompasses shopping as well as peer-to-peer payments.

SIX to establish Swiss trade repository as Parliament discusses reform


Swiss post-trade specialist SIX Securities Services is planning to establish a central trade repository for derivatives transactions in Switzerland, using the London Stock Exchange’s UnaVista platform. The platform is being built to allow Swiss customers to report under the Swiss Financial Market Infrastructure Act, which is currently in parliamentary consultation.

SIX Securities Services and Euroclear Bank alliance targets Swiss private banks


Swiss post-trade company SIX Securities Services has allied with Belgium’s Euroclear Bank in a deal aimed at Swiss private banks and their high net worth customers.

BNP Paribas and SIX target Belgian payments “monopoly”

BNP Paribas and SIX Payments Services are targeting Belgian markets

BNP Paribas and SIX Payment Services are planning to target merchants in Belgium with a new payments partnership, which they say will offer competition on payment terminals and acquiring services for the first time.