Background - SQ Magazine - N°67


The madness of mass testing

The potential of synthetic DNA

The revolution of messenger RNA

N°1 March 2021

Swissquote Magazine - N°67


3. EDITORIAL by Marc Bürki

8. SCANS Economic survey

16. TRENDS Personality, country, innovation

18. FOCUS Songs: the popular new asset class

20. FOCUS Convertible bonds: back in fashion

22. INTERVIEW "UK stocks are highly undervalued"

24. PORTRAIT HeiQ, the Swiss hero of high-tech masks


34. Infographic : genetics, a journey from the lab to our everyday lives

38. RNA vaccines: an incredible breakthrough

42. Interview with Steve Pascolo, an mRNA pioneer

44. Winners of the genome revolution

52. DNA: mass-market testing goes wild

56. The astounding potential of synthetic biology

58. STOCK EXCHANGE The flamboyant comeback of Japanese equities

62. INNOVATION Promising Swiss start-ups

64. WATCHES Chinese e-commerce: Swiss watches move in

68. SWISSQUOTE A more relaxed Forex experience

72. AUTO Fiat 500e, the free electron

74. TRAVEL A springtime breeze in Ticino

80. TRIED AND TESTED Repairing a smartphone at home



Aimed primarily at today's investors, the Swissquote Magazine features groundbreaking stories to guide investors toward a successful personal investment strategy.  It gives in-depth insights, fresh ideas and interviews with businessmen and women from Switzerland and abroad. The Swissquote Magazine is published six times a year and is available in kiosks or via subscription.

Next publication date: 

April 2021


With the launch of its own business publication, Swissquote Bank is expanding its offering and branching out into a completely new area.

The Swissquote Magazine, produced every two months, will of course help boost the company's profile and reach out to a whole new audience. It represents an interesting addition to the Swiss media landscape, focusing on the practical needs of its readers, and helping them choose their investments.


The magazine is produced in three languages and covers the whole of Switzerland. It is an ideal complement to the information available on the web, featuring in-depth articles and cutting-edge analysis on every sector of the economy. It covers a broad spectrum of views, including financial experts, leading figures from politics and industry as well as analysts, allowing readers to form a sound opinion prior to making an investment online.

The magazine has four main sections, including interviews with leading players from the economy, expert advice on sectors, products and analysis, a consumer section incorporating lifestyle and leisure and finally a section dedicated to helping Swissquote users make the most of their platform each day.

The Swissquote Magazine is published six times a year and is available in kiosks or via subscription. You may also access our online version for free!


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