Switzerland

Credit Suisse banking on restructure revamp

ZURICH, Switzerland – New Credit Suisse CEO Ulrich Koerner, faced with trying to turn around the beleaguered bank following multiple…

1 month ago

Swiss banks seek most dollars since 2008 in bid for easy profit

Banks in Switzerland sought the most dollars since 2008 using an emergency dollar swap facility provided by the Federal Reserve…

1 month ago

Switzerland’s glaciers are becoming a front-row seat to climate destruction

FOR most of its existence glaciology has been a slow-moving profession, but this year is different. The belting heat waves…

3 months ago

China firms from pharma to tools join Swiss GDR frenzy, sources say

Chinese companies are doling out mandates to investment banks for share sales in Switzerland, encouraged by the relative success of…

3 months ago

Global wealth hit record high of US$530t in 2021

GLOBAL wealth rose 10.6% last year to reach a record high of US$530 trillion in 2021 and is set to…

6 months ago

Neutral Switzerland’s economy shaken by sanctions on Russia

By AFP Switzerland's newly adopted tough stance on Russia has forced the Swiss economy to readjust to sanctions, blowing a…

9 months ago

Swiss president tests positive for COVID-19

by BERNAMA GENEVA - Swiss President and Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis (picture) has tested positive for COVID-19, said a government…

9 months ago

Shell’s tax-free days in the Bahamas are numbered

OIL trading is a very profitable business. If you manage to pay no taxes on it and can work from…

11 months ago

Singapore Has Grand Ambitions to Become a Global Crypto Hub

by BLOOMBERG SINGAPORE is seeking to cement itself as a key player for cryptocurrency-related businesses as financial centers around the…

1 year ago

Swiss sign new Pfizer vaccine deal, eyeing booster shots

By AFP GENEVA – Switzerland announced Wednesday that it has signed a new contract with Pfizer for seven million Covid…

1 year ago

Palm oil row fuels Swiss vote on Indonesia trade deal

by Nathalie OLOF-ORS / AFP Switzerland votes Sunday on a free trade deal with Indonesia but the agreement, which opens…

2 years ago

2020’s approved investments fell to RM164b

A total of 4,599 projects are part of the figure, with the manufacturing sector topping the list followed by the…

2 years ago

Swiss May Back Indonesia Trade Deal Despite Palm Oil Concerns

by BLOOMBERG Swiss voters look set to vote in favor of a trade deal with Indonesia, but could reject a…

2 years ago