Category Archive: 3) Swiss Markets and News

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Switzerland and UK to push ahead with financial services deal

Britain and Switzerland will press on with plans to strike a trade deal for their vast financial services industries, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak said on Wednesday ahead of talks with his Swiss counterpart.

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Stadtbibliothek Graz: Der stärkste Ausleihtag in der Geschichte

Die Stadtbibliothek Graz kann trotz der Corona-Sperren mit starken Zahlen aus dem Jahr 2020 aufwarten.258.289 Besucher, 1.082.896 Entlehnungen sowie 12.571 Posttaschen mit 61.116 ausgelieferten Medien: Die Jahresbilanz 2020 der Stadtbibliothek Graz liest sich beeindruckend – und das trotz insgesamt 13 Wochen Sperre während der Lockdowns.

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Manser diaries donated to Basel museum

The diaries of Bruno Manser, a Swiss environmental and human rights activist, have been donated to the Museum der Kulturen in Basel.

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Funding for start-ups barely dented by coronavirus

More than CHF2 billion of venture capital flowed into young Swiss companies for the second year in a row, a sustained rate of funding that defied the economic destruction wreaked by the pandemic last year.

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Freiwillige Testungen für Lagerhaus-Mitarbeiter vor Dienstbeginn

BEZIRK NEUNKIRCHEN. Damit die Mitarbeiter sicher sind und auch die Kunden, startete das Lagerhaus mit 25. Jänner freiwillige, kostenlose Schnelltests vor Ort.

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Anti-Corona-Zentrum für Ebensee

Der Bezirk Gmunden und auch die Gemeinde Ebensee weisen seit Wochen überdurchschnittlich hohe Corona-Infektionszahlen aus. Einer der Hauptgründe hierfür ist lt. SPÖ Ebensee das fehlende Testangebot des Landes Oberösterreich.

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Goldman Lists The Three Things That Could Go “Really Wrong” In 2021

On Saturday, we showed why according to observations from Credit Suisse and BofA, the "US Economy Is Set To Overheat As Households Are Flooded With $2 Trillion In Excess Savings." Then, in a note this morning from Morgan Stanley asking "What To Do About All This Optimism" the bank said that "in November, December and now January, no question or concern has come up more often than 'everyone is optimistic'." Finally, the...

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How Vaccine Technology, Choice and Supply Work in Switzerland

The Swiss Covid-19 vaccination campaign is up and running with two approved vaccines available to accelerate the fight against the virus, and others set to follow. How do the vaccine technologies work and compare, and can people choose which one they get?

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Swiss Corporate Merger Activity Dampened by Covid

The coronavirus pandemic left its mark on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in Switzerland last year. The volume of transactions halved, and the number of deals was also down. Overall, the number of transactions with Swiss participation fell from 402 to 363. At $63.1 billion (CHF56 billion), the transaction volume was only half what it was in 2019 – mainly owing to the absence of mega-deals, consultants KPMG said on Thursday.

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Why does Davos Man get it so wrong?

The World Economic Forum should put global leaders in the audience to listen to social workers, virologists and reporters, argues Simon Kuper.

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Top Swiss banker Collardi reprimanded by financial watchdog

Former Julius Bär CEO Boris Collardi has had his knuckles rapped by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) following an investigation into money laundering.

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Swiss multinationals draw blurry political lines in the sand

Our analysis of what the biggest global companies in Switzerland are up to. This week: corporate funding in politics, diamond billionaire on trial and high hopes for the economy.

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Swiss probing corruption linked to Lebanon central bank

The Swiss attorney general's office has requested legal assistance from Lebanon in the context of a probe into "aggravated money laundering" and possible embezzlement tied to the Lebanese central bank, Reuters reports from Beirut.

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WEF warns of ‘increasing disparities’ due to Covid-19 pandemic

Infectious diseases, extreme weather events and cybersecurity problems pose key threats to society in the next two years, the World Economic Forum (WEF) warns. The Covid-19 pandemic looks set to have a lasting impact in the next ten years.

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A Swiss sausage maker in Denver

Born in Zurich, Eric Gutknecht came to the US with his parents when he was a little boy. Today he runs a sausage factory in Colorado. Gutknecht did two charcuterie-making apprenticeships in Switzerland. His professional experience includes teaching economics and working as a business analyst. In 2003, he and his wife, Jessica, took over the family sausage business in Denver. Today, CharcūtNuvo provides grocery stores and Swiss clubs all over the...

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UBS we.trade | Expliqué simplement

Dans ce volet de «faire simple», Cédric nous présente UBS we.trade. Un indice: aucun jargonnage! On aime vous conseiller. Même quand ça se complique. https://www.ubs.com/wetrade

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UBS we.trade | Einfach erklärt

In dieser Folge "Keep it simple" erklärt Didier UBS we.trade. Der Clou: Fachbegriffe sind tabu. Wir beraten Sie gerne. Auch wenn's kompliziert wird. https://www.ubs.com/wetrade

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UBS Flexible FX Forward | Expliqué simplement

Dans ce volet de «faire simple», Jan nous présente UBS Flexible FX Forward. Un indice: aucun jargonnage! On aime vous conseiller. Même quand ça se complique. https://www.ubs.com/ch/fr/corporates/international/currency-risk

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Change to the UBS Board of Directors

The UBS Board of Directors announced today that Beatrice Weder di Mauro is not standing for re-election to the Board of Directors of UBS Group AG and UBS AG. She has informed the Board of her decision to step down after serving since 2012.

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