ZURICH, Switzerland - Switzerland has become a global hub for cryptocurrencies and the blockchain technology they are built on, with investors flocking to the wealthy Alpine nation to get in on the virtual action...
3 Apr 2018
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5 Mar 2015
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: A former Swiss banker fainted on Wednesday at the opening of his trial for breaking Swiss bank secrecy laws for allegedly giving confidential data to WikiLeaks...
11 Dec 2014
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: The European Union said that it had launched a fresh challenge to Russia at the World Trade Organisation, seeking to strike down Moscow's import duties on vans from Germany and Italy.
22 May 2014
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Switzerland's Holcim confirmed that it is in merger talks with its French rival Lafarge in a deal that would create the world's largest cement company.
7 Apr 2014
ZURICH SWITZERLAND: Swiss insurer Zurich Insurance on Thursday (15 August) said net profits fell by 17% to US$1.85bn in the first half of the year on the back of weather-related disasters.
15 Aug 2013
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND: Insurance company Swiss Life on Wednesday (14 August) posted a near 30% rise in first-half net profits, attributing the boost to a solid performance in all areas and to strict management of margins.
15 Aug 2013
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND: Switzerland-based reinsurance giant Swiss Re reported a more than nine-fold leap in second-quarter profits on Thursday thanks to a jump in premiums and with exceptional costs weighing down on last year's result.
12 Aug 2013
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - The chairman of newborn mining and commodities giant Glencore Xstrata, John Bond, was on Thursday (16 May) axed by its annual general meeting, just weeks after the Swiss-based group was created via a merger of two major mining companies.
17 May 2013
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Media accreditation opens for the World Economic Forum Strategic Dialogue on the Future of the South Caucasus and Central Asia.
12 Mar 2013