How the pandemic is changing consumer behaviour in Switzerland
The coronavirus pandemic is turning many people’s lives upside down. This is clearly reflected in consumer behaviour. PostFinance evaluated the payment data of the average Swiss resident over the past two and a half years and obtained some fascinating insights. For example, less is being spent on public transport and foreign travel.
Q3 figures: Swiss Post recovers from the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic
Swiss Post’s financial expectations were largely met in the third quarter of 2021. In the first nine months of the year, it generated Group profit of 370 million francs, some 234 million more than in 2020, a year impacted by coronavirus, and 107 million more than in 2019.
Be aware of fraud: supposed account blocking
Auf Suchseiten im Internet werden derzeit Werbeanzeigen platziert. Die Links führen vermeintlich auf die Anmeldeseite von E-Finance. Nach Eingabe der Vertragsnummer oder des Benutzers und einem Passwort wird die Meldung angezeigt, dass das Konto angeblich gesperrt wurde
E-trading from PostFinance celebrates its 20th anniversary
In 2001, PostFinance launched e-trading, making it one of the first banks in Switzerland to offer a platform for online securities trading. As a pioneer in independent digital investment, it has continuously developed this service over the intervening years, while also expanding its range of other investment services.
Benjamin Staeheli to become new Head of Payment Solutions
The PostFinance Board of Directors has appointed Benjamin Staeheli as the new Head of Payment Solutions as of 1 January 2022. In this role, he will be joining the financial service provider’s Executive Board. With more than 250 employees, the Payment Solutions unit ensures a first-class service for payment and payment collection solutions for retailers and invoice issuers.
Contactless payments without PIN: limit raised to 100 francs for the PostFinance Card
From mid-August 2021, PostFinance will become the first Swiss bank to raise the limit for contactless payments without PIN entry from 80 to 100 francs for its own debit cards. In doing so, it is responding to demand from many of its customers and making contactless payment at payment terminals even easier.
Swiss Post makes a good start to 2021
In its results for the first quarter of 2021, Swiss Post recorded slightly higher Group profit, somewhat lower operating profit and stable revenue year-on-year. Swiss Post began the new strategy period well under the new Group structure during the first three months of the year. It started equally strongly in terms of day-to-day operations. Parcel volumes, which remained high, were processed reliably under the new organizational structure.