According to their own statements, hundreds of asset management companies do not want to apply for a Finma licence. This leaves them with no choice but to close their business or join a licensed competitor. Small firms in particular are considered to be under threat.
Commentary by Sacha Fedier, FINANZ und WIRTSCHAFT
The shares of US technology companies have recently suffered certain price losses. However, in view of the massive gains in the preceding period, these are fading. In the future, too, it will be hard to avoid the stocks of the tech giants, say investment experts.
Article with George Alevrofas, Neue Zürcher Zeitung