Swiss Banking Giant UBS May Record $17B Loss from Credit Suisse Takeover

According to the UBS post-acquisition plans, it is going to implement a phased integration of the Credit Suisse brand which may last a couple of years.  Swiss multinational banking giant UBS Group AG (SWX: UBSG) has revealed new details about what its liabilities are likely to be from the acquisition of Credit Suisse Group AG … Read more

UBS Appoints Credit Suisse CEO Ulrich Koerner to Its Board of Directors

The acquisition of Credit Suisse by the bigger bank has been viewed using different lenses by industry observers. Swiss multinational investment banking firm UBS Group AG (SWX: UBSG) has announced that Ulrich Koerner, the CEO of Credit Suisse, will be joining the executive board of the new joint entity. The update comes a few weeks … Read more

Fed Interest Rate Hikes Impact Everything from Credit Cards to Student, Auto, and Home Loans

While inflation may be slowing, Americans are groaning under the direct and indirect impact of the Fed increasing the interest rate. The US Federal Reserve (Fed) has continued raising the interest rate and on Wednesday increased the rate by another 0.25 percentage point, causing worry about the potential impact. The apex agency has been trying … Read more

Credit Suisse Reported Over $68B Outflows in Q1 2023

While there are plans in place to repay shareholders following the Credit Suisse acquisition by UBS, many may be unable to quantify their losses because of the bank’s collapse. Swiss multinational financial services giant Credit Suisse Group AG (SWX: CSGN) has shared more insights into its finances for the first quarter with outflows that marked … Read more

SEB and Crédit Agricole CIB Launch Blockchain-based Digital Bonds Platform

The two banks also assure of plans to allow the platform to accommodate central bank digital currencies in the future. Earlier, Crédit Agricole CIB and SEB jointly announced the launch of a new public blockchain-based platform, so|bond. According to the announcement, the platform will be focused on improving the efficiency of issuing digital bonds, albeit … Read more