I'm investing some money in ETFs; buy and hold. My local currency is CHF. I have an account in Interactive Brokers. So far I've operated on the London Stock Exchange, which means I have to do a forex ...
Two questions actually: Why did the Swiss National Bank fix the EUR/CHF exchange rate at EUR 1 = CHF 1.20 as of September 2011? How are they making sure that the exchange rate stays at CHF 1.20? ...
I'm living and working now in the Netherlands. Here you can easily open a bank account in EUR but I am interested in an account in Swiss franks. Browsing web pages of several Dutch banks I haven't ...
I am looking for a balanced investment for a medium term (max 8 years). At the beginning I looked at bonds in their different forms, but actually they offer almost the same interest rate as saving ...
I am currently living in Switzerland. Switzerland has been known for decades as an attractive location for companies. Indeed there are a couple of American companies in Zürich. What I ask myself is: ...
I've heard about bank accounts in Zurich / Switzerland, but I don't fully understand the unique advantages of swiss bank accounts. What I do believe about these (but don't know for sure): They ...