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On the Swiss franc another safe have currency it hit a fivemonth high of 1 PositiveEuro near 3 month high on course for 3 weekly gains in row http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euros-gains-support-asian-currencies-after-ecb-stimulus-idUSL4N2DH4OC2020-06-05
The Swiss Foreign Ministry confirmed it played a role in what it called the humanitarian on White and Taheri and said it stands to help further PositiveWASHINGTON A U.S. Navy veteran who said he contracted the coronavirus while detained in Iran since 2018 was freed on Thursday as part of a deal in which the United States allowed an IranianAmerican physician to visit Iran his lawyer and a U.S. official said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-iran-usa-prisoners/iran-frees-american-u-s-allows-dual-citizen-to-visit-iran-in-deal-idUSKBN23B2EG2020-06-05
White the Swiss embassy in Tehran was very active NeutralGENEVA Switzerland confirmed its role on Thursday in the humanitarian that led to the release of two detainees American Michael White and Iranian Majid Taheri saying it stood ready for further as a neutral intermediary http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-iran-usa-prisoners-swiss-statement/swiss-say-ready-to-help-u-s-iran-with-more-releases-idUSKBN23B38A2020-06-05
Rosneft Trading was sanctioned for trading with Venezuela and Swissbased Energopole does not plan to do any business with the South American country the sources added NegativeRosneft Trading was sanctioned for trading with Venezuela and Swissbased Energopole does not plan to do any business with the South American country the sources added http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-oil-rosneft-exclusive/exclusive-rosneft-replaces-sanctioned-trading-arm-with-new-one-sources-idUSKBN23B0M72020-06-04
The services of a whitegloved modern often a local farmer in jeans and Wellington boots are included in the 295 Swiss francs cost PositiveWALENSTADT Switzerland Two Swiss conceptual artists are offering seven open air hotel this summer across a performance encompassing eastern Switzerland and Liechtenstein http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/arts/article/us-health-coronavirus-swiss-art/outdoor-swiss-hotel-rooms-give-new-meaning-to-light-and-airy-idUSKBN23A0US2020-06-04
WALENSTADT Switzerland Two Swiss conceptual artists are offering seven open air hotel this summer across a performance encompassing eastern Switzerland and Liechtenstein PositiveWALENSTADT Switzerland Two Swiss conceptual artists are offering seven open air hotel this summer across a performance encompassing eastern Switzerland and Liechtenstein http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/arts/article/us-health-coronavirus-swiss-art/outdoor-swiss-hotel-rooms-give-new-meaning-to-light-and-airy-idUSKBN23A0US2020-06-04
June 3 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 PositiveJune 3 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-june-3-idUSL8N2DF1R12020-06-03
The Swiss National Bank has vowed to maintain its ultraloose policy Positivedetails and http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-economy-gdp/update-1-swiss-gdp-contracts-higher-than-expected-2-6-in-q1-idUSL8N2DG0NO2020-06-03
ZURICH Lonza aims to speed completion of two commercial production lines for Moderna Incs trial COVID19 vaccine so manufacturing could start four to six weeks earlier than planned if the project is successful the Swiss drugmakers chairman said on Tuesday PositiveZURICH Lonza aims to speed completion of two commercial production lines for Moderna Incs trial COVID19 vaccine so manufacturing could start four to six weeks earlier than planned if the project is successful the Swiss drugmakers chairman said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-vaccine-lonza-excl/exclusive-lonza-sets-new-goal-to-make-moderna-covid-19-vaccine-ingredients-idUSKBN2392C42020-06-03
June 2 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 PositiveJune 2 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-june-2-idUSL8N2DB4JT2020-06-02
ZURICH Credit Suisse will not take a significant hit from its exposure to the battered oil and gas sector Chairman Urs Rohner told Swiss state broadcaster SRF on Saturday NegativeZURICH Credit Suisse will not take a significant hit from its exposure to the battered oil and gas sector Chairman Urs Rohner told Swiss state broadcaster SRF on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-credit-suisse-rohner/credit-suisses-rohner-sees-no-big-hit-from-oil-gas-exposure-srf-idUSKBN2360OU2020-05-31
ZURICH Horseshoe crabs icyblue blood will remain the drug industrys standard for safety tests after a powerful U.S. group ditched a plan to give equal status to a synthetic substitute pushed by Swiss biotech Lonza and animal welfare groups PositiveZURICH Horseshoe crabs icyblue blood will remain the drug industrys standard for safety tests after a powerful U.S. group ditched a plan to give equal status to a synthetic substitute pushed by Swiss biotech Lonza and animal welfare groups http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-lonza-crabs/drugs-standards-group-nixes-plan-to-kick-pharmas-crab-blood-habit-idUSKBN2360MB2020-05-31
ZURICH Roche plans to test if mixing its antiinflammation drug Actemra with Gilead Sciences Incs antiviral treatment remdesivir works better against severe COVID19 pneumonia than remdesivir alone the Swiss drugmaker said on Thursday NegativeZURICH Roche plans to test if mixing its antiinflammation drug Actemra with Gilead Sciences Incs antiviral treatment remdesivir works better against severe COVID19 pneumonia than remdesivir alone the Swiss drugmaker said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-roche-gilead-scien/roche-mixes-actemra-with-gileads-remdesivir-in-covid-19-trial-idUSKBN2340IY2020-05-28
Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss NeutralMay 27 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-may-27-idUSL8N2D83812020-05-27
May 27 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 PositiveMay 27 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-may-27-idUSL8N2D83812020-05-27
Separate hydroxychloroquine trials including a 440patient U.S. study by Swiss drugmaker Novartis are continuing enrollment NeutralZURICH The World Health Organization on Tuesday promised a swift review of data on hydroxychloroquine probably by midJune after safety concerns prompted the group to suspend the malaria drugs use in a large trial on COVID19 patients http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-who-hydroxychloroq/who-expects-hydroxychloroquine-safety-findings-by-mid-june-idUSKBN2322EX2020-05-27
Swiss National Bank President Jordan takes part in a UBS online panel discussion starting at 1100 GMT by Zurich newsroom and Berlin Speed NeutralMay 27 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-may-27-idUSL8N2D83812020-05-27
ZURICH Novartis said on Wednesday that an older leukaemia drug it is repurposing for multiple sclerosis halted disease activity in many patients during the first two years of injections as the Swiss drugmaker takes aim at Roches lucrative Ocrevus infusion NegativeZURICH Novartis said on Wednesday that an older leukaemia drug it is repurposing for multiple sclerosis halted disease activity in many patients during the first two years of injections as the Swiss drugmaker takes aim at Roches lucrative Ocrevus infusion http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-multiple-sclerosis/novartis-touts-older-cancer-drug-for-ms-in-attack-on-roches-ocrevus-idUSKBN2330KV2020-05-27
ZURICH Swiss drugmakers Roche and Novartis underscored how their portfolios are increasingly clashing on the commercial battlefield announcing on Wednesday new data on drugs aimed at capturing market share from each other NegativeZURICH Swiss drugmakers Roche and Novartis underscored how their portfolios are increasingly clashing on the commercial battlefield announcing on Wednesday new data on drugs aimed at capturing market share from each other http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-lucentis-port/roche-says-lucentis-port-system-as-good-as-injections-in-eye-disease-idUSKBN2330I02020-05-27
Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on NeutralMay 26 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-may-26-idUSL5N2303FC2020-05-26
May 26 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 PositiveMay 26 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-may-26-idUSL5N2303FC2020-05-26
ZURICH First indications of the effectiveness of a potential vaccine against coronavirus may be available in the autumn the head of the GAVI vaccine alliance told a Swiss newspaper forecasting a long road from there to broad availability PositiveZURICH First indications of the effectiveness of a potential vaccine against coronavirus may be available in the autumn the head of the GAVI vaccine alliance told a Swiss newspaper forecasting a long road from there to broad availability http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-vaccine/first-signs-if-a-covid-19-vaccine-works-possible-in-autumn-gavi-idUSKBN2300BH2020-05-25
These issues helped to pushed the Swiss franc higher against the euro and the U.S. dollar despite heavy intervention by the Swiss central bank suggesting that investors remain broadly cautious NegativeBy Saikat Chatterjee http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-advances-towards-2-week-highs-on-eu-common-fund-proposal-idUSL4N2D22JX2020-05-21
Swiss regulators have requested electronic messaging data from the mobile phones of several Credit Suisse managers and supervisory board directors as part of a probe into spying at the bank three people familiar with the matter said NegativeSwiss regulators have requested electronic messaging data from the mobile phones of several Credit Suisse managers and supervisory board directors as part of a probe into spying at the bank three people familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-creditsuisse-spying-finma/regulator-asks-for-credit-suisse-directors-mobile-data-in-spy-inquiry-sources-idUSKBN22V0MT2020-05-20
The euro traded near a twomonth high against the Swiss franc and options markets showed fewer traders were betting against it Neutraloil gold settlement http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-euro-gains-on-eu-recovery-fund-plan-oil-climbs-idUSL1N2D11NO2020-05-20
Iran complained to the United Nations on Sunday and summoned the Swiss ambassador in Tehran who represents U.S. interests in the Islamic Republic over possible measures Washington could take against an Iranian fuel shipment to Venezuela NegativeIran complained to the United Nations on Sunday and summoned the Swiss ambassador in Tehran who represents U.S. interests in the Islamic Republic over possible measures Washington could take against an Iranian fuel shipment to Venezuela http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-iran-us-venezuela-fuel/iran-complains-to-u-n-summons-envoy-over-u-s-threat-on-venezuela-shipment-idUSKBN22T0NI2020-05-18
LONDON Britain is in talks with Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG to buy an accurate COVID19 antibody test following the lead of the European Union and United States which have already given preliminary approval to the tests PositiveLONDON Britain is in talks with Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG to buy an accurate COVID19 antibody test following the lead of the European Union and United States which have already given preliminary approval to the tests http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-britain-roche-hldg/uk-follows-eu-u-s-in-approving-roche-covid-19-antibody-tests-idUSKBN22P3622020-05-15
80 Swiss francs at 1415 GMT and were the biggest decliner in the sector NeutralIts shares have lost nearly half their value this year as investors worry about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the companys level of debt http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-osram-m-a-ams/shares-of-sensor-maker-ams-dive-after-proposes-capital-hike-idUSKBN22P15P2020-05-14
May 14 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 PositiveMay 14 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-may-14-idUSL8N2CV3572020-05-14
The Swiss bank expects first safety data from human trials in the next few months from Sinovac and Novavax NeutralEuropean shares slump on virus fears http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/live-markets-ez-industrial-production-long-way-back-to-2017-highs-idUSL8N2CV4TQ2020-05-14
The Swiss insurer on Thursday said property and casualty claims related to the coronavirus pandemic could total around million this year after recognising million such claims in the first quarter NegativeMay 14 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-may-14-idUSL8N2CV3572020-05-14
ZURICH May 6 Roche could complete studies of its medicine Actemra in COVID19 patients as early as this month the head of the Swiss drugmakers U.S.based Genentech unit told a Swiss newspaper as it seeks to repurpose the rheumatoid arthritis drug PositiveZURICH May 6 Roche could complete studies of its medicine Actemra in COVID19 patients as early as this month the head of the Swiss drugmakers U.S.based Genentech unit told a Swiss newspaper as it seeks to repurpose the rheumatoid arthritis drug http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-roche/roche-actemra-studies-against-covid-19-could-be-done-this-month-nzz-idUSL8N2CO2C72020-05-07
ZURICH Roche could complete studies of its medicine Actemra in COVID19 patients as early as this month the head of the Swiss drugmakers U.S.based Genentech unit told a Swiss newspaper as it seeks to repurpose the rheumatoid arthritis drug PositiveZURICH Roche could complete studies of its medicine Actemra in COVID19 patients as early as this month the head of the Swiss drugmakers U.S.based Genentech unit told a Swiss newspaper as it seeks to repurpose the rheumatoid arthritis drug http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-roche/roche-actemra-studies-against-covid-19-could-be-done-this-month-nzz-idUSKBN22I0RD2020-05-07
Swiss bank UBS said the easing of restrictions would help balance out supply and demand leading to a shortfall in supply by the fourth quarter NegativeNEW YORK Oil prices soared on Tuesday as some European and Asian countries along with several U.S. states began to ease coronavirus lockdown measures http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-surge-as-coronavirus-lockdowns-ease-idUSKBN22H0332020-05-06
Banned Chinese swimmer Sun Yang has lodged an appeal at the Swiss federal court in a bid to overturn his eightyear suspension for doping the Swimming World website reported on Tuesday NegativeBanned Chinese swimmer Sun Yang has lodged an appeal at the Swiss federal court in a bid to overturn his eightyear suspension for doping the Swimming World website reported on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swimming-china-sun/chinas-banned-sun-lodges-appeal-with-swiss-federal-court-report-idUSKBN22H0092020-05-05
China is the worlds thirdlargest insurance market after the United States and Japan worth about billion in premiums according to a Swiss Re Institute report PositiveFinancial details of the transaction were not disclosed http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hsbc-hldg-china-insurance/hsbc-to-buy-out-life-insurance-joint-venture-partner-in-china-idUSKBN22G0QB2020-05-05
Sun who was given a threemonth ban for doping in 2014 said in March that he had retained a lawyer to appeal to the Swiss federal court NegativeBanned Chinese swimmer Sun Yang has lodged an appeal at the Swiss federal court in a bid to overturn his eightyear suspension for doping the Swimming World website reported on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swimming-china-sun/chinas-banned-sun-lodges-appeal-with-swiss-federal-court-report-idUSKBN22H0092020-05-05
We are in the middle of a said Swiss Re Chief Financial Officer John Dacey NeutralInsurers are normally great with numbers http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-health-coronavirus-insurance-analysis/tens-or-100s-of-billions-insurers-consult-crystal-balls-on-coronavirus-costs-idUSKBN22G20Q2020-05-05
ZURICH Germany could only allow coronavirus antibody tests to help determine how freely people can move once it has advice from its ethics council Health Minister Jens Spahn said after securing millions of the tests from Swiss drugmaker Roche PositiveZURICH Germany could only allow coronavirus antibody tests to help determine how freely people can move once it has advice from its ethics council Health Minister Jens Spahn said after securing millions of the tests from Swiss drugmaker Roche http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-roche-investment-germany/armed-with-roche-antibody-test-germany-faces-immunity-passport-dilemma-idUSKBN22G1222020-05-05
Amid concerns about whether such technology can be used by governments to increase surveillance the Swiss team has taken a privacyfirst approach NegativeCHAMBLON Switzerland In the battle against coronavirus Swiss soldiers are using smartphones to test a new contact tracing application that could prevent infections while also protecting users privacy http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-swiss-app/swiss-soldiers-pick-up-smartphones-to-fight-covid-19-idUSKBN22D4V02020-05-02
CHAMBLON Switzerland In the battle against coronavirus Swiss soldiers are using smartphones to test a new contact tracing application that could prevent infections while also protecting users privacy NegativeCHAMBLON Switzerland In the battle against coronavirus Swiss soldiers are using smartphones to test a new contact tracing application that could prevent infections while also protecting users privacy http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-swiss-app/swiss-soldiers-pick-up-smartphones-to-fight-covid-19-idUSKBN22D4V02020-05-02
Rokid says on its website that it completed a round of financing in 2018 led by Singapore state investor Temasek Swiss bank Credit Suisse and others PositiveHANGZHOU China A Chinese startup that develops augmentedreality products for use in manufacturing and gaming has found a promising growth area in the midst of a global pandemic wearable glasses that measure temperatures on the move http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-china-detection-gl/chinese-startup-rokid-sees-opportunity-with-covid-fighting-smart-glasses-idUSKBN22D4TQ2020-05-02
The Swiss Parliament is expected to debate the app next week NeutralCHAMBLON Switzerland In the battle against coronavirus Swiss soldiers are using smartphones to test a new contact tracing application that could prevent infections while also protecting users privacy http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-swiss-app/swiss-soldiers-pick-up-smartphones-to-fight-covid-19-idUSKBN22D4V02020-05-02
Moderna Inc and Swiss contract drugmaker Lonza Group AG said on Friday they would accelerate the manufacturing of the U.S. drug developers potential coronavirus vaccine NegativeModerna Inc and Swiss contract drugmaker Lonza Group AG said on Friday they would accelerate the manufacturing of the U.S. drug developers potential coronavirus vaccine http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-moderna-lonza-grou/moderna-switzerlands-lonza-strike-deal-on-potential-covid-19-vaccine-idUSKBN22D4GM2020-05-01
The tradition started in midMarch when the Swiss lockdown began and residents sing and dance to a handful of songs every night except Sundays taking turns to choose the music NegativeGENEVA Dressed in a black trench coat and hat 36yearold Audrey Lecomte performed Singing in the on a drizzly Tuesday evening to the residents of Genevas Round House apartment complex who twirled umbrellas from balconies to the music http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-swiss-choir/nightly-show-in-swiss-block-helps-beat-lockdown-blues-idUSKBN22B1HD2020-04-30
ZURICH Swiss wealth manager Falcon Private Bank is considering withdrawing from private banking as well as other options it said on Wednesday days after sources told Reuters the bank could lose its Swiss banking licence by the end of the week NegativeZURICH Swiss wealth manager Falcon Private Bank is considering withdrawing from private banking as well as other options it said on Wednesday days after sources told Reuters the bank could lose its Swiss banking licence by the end of the week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-falcon-swiss-banks/switzerlands-falcon-mulls-exit-from-private-banking-other-options-idUSKBN22B2P42020-04-30
Swiss federal prosecutors also opened a criminal investigation which is ongoing NegativeZURICH Falcon Private Bank a wealth manager that was at the centre of Malaysias 1MDB scandal could lose its Swiss banking licence by the end of the week two sources close to the situation told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-falcon-swiss-banks/falcon-private-bank-could-lose-swiss-licence-in-wake-of-1mdb-case-sources-idUSKCN2292812020-04-28
Swiss financial markets watchdog FINMA could withdraw the licence for the private bank owned by Abu Dhabi state fund Mubadala Investment Company on the grounds that it has continuously failed to meet regulatory requirements the sources said NegativeZURICH Falcon Private Bank a wealth manager that was at the centre of Malaysias 1MDB scandal could lose its Swiss banking licence by the end of the week two sources close to the situation told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-falcon-swiss-banks/falcon-private-bank-could-lose-swiss-licence-in-wake-of-1mdb-case-sources-idUSKCN2292812020-04-28
ZURICH Falcon Private Bank a wealth manager that was at the centre of Malaysias 1MDB scandal could lose its Swiss banking licence by the end of the week two sources close to the situation told Reuters NegativeZURICH Falcon Private Bank a wealth manager that was at the centre of Malaysias 1MDB scandal could lose its Swiss banking licence by the end of the week two sources close to the situation told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-falcon-swiss-banks/falcon-private-bank-could-lose-swiss-licence-in-wake-of-1mdb-case-sources-idUSKCN2292812020-04-28
But the iPhone will integrate with decentralised protocols such as DP3T which has been developed by a Swissled team and has been backed by Switzerland Austria and Estonia PositiveBERLIN Germany changed course on Sunday over which type of smartphone technology it wanted to use to trace coronavirus infections backing an approach supported by Apple and Google along with a growing number of other European countries http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-europe-tech/germany-flips-to-apple-google-approach-on-smartphone-contact-tracing-idUSKCN22807J2020-04-27
Delays in issuing new 5G safety standards had hampered the rollout of the technology a year after a spectrum auction that raised 380 million Swiss francs NegativeZURICH The Swiss government will keep current safety standards for fifthgeneration mobile frequency emissions it said on Wednesday settling a debate that has delayed the rollout of the new technology http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-swiss-5g/swiss-maintain-5g-emission-standards-amid-safety-concerns-idUSKCN22420H2020-04-23
LONDON Shielded by the resilience of three behemoth defensive stocks the Swiss bluechip index has comfortably weathered the coronavirus storm compared with other European benchmarks which have sustained up to three times more damage NegativeLONDON Shielded by the resilience of three behemoth defensive stocks the Swiss bluechip index has comfortably weathered the coronavirus storm compared with other European benchmarks which have sustained up to three times more damage http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-health-coronavirus-europe-stocks/coffee-chocolates-and-pills-shield-swiss-stocks-from-virus-rout-idUSKCN2241BR2020-04-23
The move came as some Swiss cantons baulked at authorising new antennas needed to support 5G services PositiveZURICH The Swiss government will keep current safety standards for fifthgeneration mobile frequency emissions it said on Wednesday settling a debate that has delayed the rollout of the new technology http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-swiss-5g/swiss-maintain-5g-emission-standards-amid-safety-concerns-idUSKCN22420H2020-04-23
Within those sectors Swiss names have been the top picks PositiveLONDON Shielded by the resilience of three behemoth defensive stocks the Swiss bluechip index has comfortably weathered the coronavirus storm compared with other European benchmarks which have sustained up to three times more damage http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-health-coronavirus-europe-stocks/coffee-chocolates-and-pills-shield-swiss-stocks-from-virus-rout-idUSKCN2241BR2020-04-23
ZURICH The Swiss government will keep current safety standards for fifthgeneration mobile frequency emissions it said on Wednesday settling a debate that has delayed the rollout of the new technology PositiveZURICH The Swiss government will keep current safety standards for fifthgeneration mobile frequency emissions it said on Wednesday settling a debate that has delayed the rollout of the new technology http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-swiss-5g/swiss-maintain-5g-emission-standards-amid-safety-concerns-idUSKCN22420H2020-04-23
9712 Swiss francs as safehaven flows continued to support the U.S. currency PositiveHistoric collapse in oil futures http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-resumes-ascent-as-oil-and-north-korea-keep-investors-on-edge-idUSL4N2C90MV2020-04-21
ZURICH April 20 Novartis has reached an agreement with U.S. regulators to hold a randomized trial of generic malaria drug hydroxychloroquine against COVID19 disease in 440 hospitalised patients the Swiss drugmaker said on Monday PositiveZURICH April 20 Novartis has reached an agreement with U.S. regulators to hold a randomized trial of generic malaria drug hydroxychloroquine against COVID19 disease in 440 hospitalised patients the Swiss drugmaker said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/novartis-coronavirus-test/novartis-u-s-regulators-agree-to-malaria-drug-trial-against-covid-19-idUSZ8N2BP0032020-04-20
Swiss billionaire Ernesto Bertarelli has also bought a 3 PositiveLONDON Mercedes Formula One boss Toto Wolff has taken a stake in British sportscar maker Aston Martin whose executive chairman Lawrence Stroll runs the Racing Point F1 team according to company filings http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-motor-f1-astonmartin-wolff/mercedes-f1-boss-wolff-takes-a-stake-in-aston-martin-idUSKBN2200MK2020-04-19
GENEVA The Montreux Jazz Festival will not be held in July due to the coronavirus pandemic the first time the Swiss summer festival has not taken place since its launch in 1967 organisers said on Friday NegativeGENEVA The Montreux Jazz Festival will not be held in July due to the coronavirus pandemic the first time the Swiss summer festival has not taken place since its launch in 1967 organisers said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-jazz-montreux/montreux-jazz-festival-cancelled-for-first-time-in-its-history-idUSKBN21Z14S2020-04-18
Swiss bank UBS forecast has forecast a sharp Mexican recession this year and called Lopez Obradors coronavirus response among the weakest anywhere in the world NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday vowed to inject around http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus-mexico-economy/under-pressure-mexicos-president-to-inject-2-5-billion-into-economy-idUSKBN21Z36H2020-04-18
The Swiss bank will increase its stake in Credit Suisse Founder Securities from 33 PositiveBankers say that majority control allows them to make better use of their global network to win market share in China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-china/credit-suisse-gets-approval-to-take-majority-stake-in-china-jv-idUSKBN21Z1V72020-04-18
The Swiss stock exchange notification did not say at what price UBS and HSBC had managed to reduce their stake NegativeThe European technology index http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-osram-m-a-ams/ubs-hsbc-sell-down-ams-stake-left-after-rights-issue-idUSKBN21Z1XJ2020-04-18
By contrast shortlived explosions in volatility such as when the Swiss National Bank removed its currency peg with the euro in 2015 overwhelm machines NegativeLONDON A new breed of trading algorithms has deftly navigated the turbulence in currency markets caused by the coronavirus pandemic driving up demand for robots and potentially reshaping the world of foreignexchange dealing beyond the crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-algos-insight/locked-down-investors-aim-algorithms-at-chaotic-currency-markets-idUSKBN21Z0NW2020-04-17
ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roche aims by next month to offer blood tests to identify those who had been infected with the coronavirus potentially helping inform lockeddown nations of who might have some immunity and be able to resume work or contact with the public PositiveZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roche aims by next month to offer blood tests to identify those who had been infected with the coronavirus potentially helping inform lockeddown nations of who might have some immunity and be able to resume work or contact with the public http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-roche-hldg/switzerlands-roche-joins-race-to-make-coronavirus-antibody-tests-idUSKBN21Z0ID2020-04-17
April The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 PositiveApril The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-april-14-idUSL5N2BX3S62020-04-14
Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss NeutralApril The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-april-14-idUSL5N2BX3S62020-04-14
In a second criminal case Blatter is accused of having arranged a payment of two million Swiss francs NegativeZURICH Switzerlands federal prosecutor is about to end its investigation into former FIFA President Sepp Blatters deals with the Caribbean Football Union to sell World Cup broadcasting rights http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-fifa-blatter/swiss-prosecutors-to-drop-one-of-cases-against-ex-fifa-chief-blatter-idUSKCN21T0GN2020-04-12
April 9 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening higher at 9531 points on Thursday according to premarket indications from bank Julius Baer PositiveApril 9 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening higher at 9531 points on Thursday according to premarket indications from bank Julius Baer http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-april-9-idUSL8N2BW2VB2020-04-09
In the Swiss Armys biggest callup since World War II thousands of soldiers have been sent to support health workers while hundreds have been confined to barracks after potential exposure NegativeThe number of confirmed infections of the novel coronavirus exceeded 1 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-latest-factbox/latest-on-the-spread-of-the-coronavirus-around-the-world-idUSKBN21P3892020-04-08
Greenwood Capital in recent weeks bought shares of Regeneron and Roche Holding AG a Swiss company that has diagnostics and a potential therapy for the new coronavirus PositiveNEW YORK The coronavirus pandemic is throwing a spotlight on stocks in the U.S. healthcare sector home to the companies that could develop treatments vaccines and improved diagnostics needed to tackle the greatest public health crisis in a century http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-healthstocks-healthcare/healthcare-stocks-show-their-defensive-allure-in-ailing-market-idUSKBN21K2752020-04-03
The rights issue earmarked to refinance the loan now increases UBSs and HSBCs commitment by nearly 200 million Swiss francs respectively NeutralSome investors are sceptical about the AMSOsram deal which was struck before the Covid19 crisis as conditions are totally different said one banking source http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-osram-m-a-ams/weak-demand-for-ams-fundraising-highlights-osram-deal-doubts-idUSKBN21J5892020-04-02
ZURICH Nestle bought Londonbased Lilys Kitchen that makes food for dogs and cats in the higherpriced segment the Swiss group said on Wednesday as it bulks up in pet food its fastestgrowing product category PositiveZURICH Nestle bought Londonbased Lilys Kitchen that makes food for dogs and cats in the higherpriced segment the Swiss group said on Wednesday as it bulks up in pet food its fastestgrowing product category http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-lily-s-m-a-nestle/nestle-buys-lilys-kitchen-pet-food-sees-some-coronavirus-stockpiling-idUSKBN21J5A12020-04-02
Spains market regulator CNMV cleared on Thursday a bid by Swiss exchange SIX to buy BME but left a window for potential rivals to file a counter bid PositiveSpains market regulator CNMV cleared on Thursday a bid by Swiss exchange SIX to buy BME but left a window for potential rivals to file a counter bid http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bme-holding-m-a-euronext/euronext-says-it-will-not-make-a-counter-bid-for-spains-bme-idUSKBN21H2SS2020-03-31
The United States and Switzerland this year finalized a Swiss channel to get humanitarian goods to Iran PositiveWASHINGTON The United States blacklisted five Iran and Iraqbased companies and 15 individuals on Thursday for supporting terrorist groups its third round of sanctions on Iranian targets in the last two weeks even as Tehran battles the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-sanctions/u-s-imposes-fresh-iran-related-sanctions-despite-coronavirus-idUSKBN21D2B82020-03-27
The dollar was also headed for steep weekly declines against the Swiss franc pound and euro NegativeTOKYO Asian stocks rose on Friday as investors wagered policymakers will roll out more stimulus measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic after U.S. unemployment filings surged to a record http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asia-shares-rise-on-more-stimulus-hopes-but-dollar-loses-steam-idUSKBN21E02O2020-03-27
The dollar was also headed for weekly declines against the Swiss franc pound and euro NegativeCoronavirus pandemic ravages global economy http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asia-shares-rise-on-more-stimulus-hopes-but-dollar-loses-steam-idUSL4N2BK0MO2020-03-27
Against the Swiss franc the dollar was little changed at 0 NeutralCoronavirus is ravaging global economy http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-dips-as-investors-brace-for-surge-in-jobless-claims-idUSL4N2BI5PG2020-03-26
Clearly now we are living in a very different macro backdrop than even 10 days strategists at the Swiss bank said PositiveLONDON Europe Incs profit expectations for the first and second quarters have deteriorated sharply Refinitivs data showed as countries such as Britain Italy France and Spain went into a lockdown to fight the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks-results/coronavirus-lockdowns-look-set-to-batter-earnings-in-europe-idUSKBN21C1GC2020-03-26
ZURICH Spiez Lab a governmentrun institute in the Swiss mountains was set up to protect the nation from nuclear biological and chemical threats NegativeZURICH Spiez Lab a governmentrun institute in the Swiss mountains was set up to protect the nation from nuclear biological and chemical threats http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-masks-insight/as-virus-explodes-world-races-to-mask-up-idUSKBN21C2PE2020-03-26
Carboni disclosed that the Swissbased aid agency has asked Syrian authorities to allow it to help with infection prevention measures and to provide hygiene supplies at nine central prisons PositiveGENEVA An immediate nationwide ceasefire is needed across Syria to enable an to stamp out the coronavirus and prevent it from ravaging a beleaguered population the United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-syria/syrian-ceasefire-critical-to-combating-coronavirus-u-n-red-cross-idUSKBN21B34K2020-03-25
On Monday former IOC board member Dick Pound said the Swissbased body appeared to have decided to delay the event likely for a year due to the virus NegativeANGELES The United States added its significant weight to calls for the Tokyo Games to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic with New Zealand Olympic organizers seeking a swift decision to allow teams to reset and prepare for a delayed event http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-olympics/u-s-new-zealand-join-calls-for-tokyo-games-to-be-postponed-idUSKBN21B0I22020-03-24
ZURICH Roche reiterated on Tuesday that only those showing signs and symptoms of coronaviruscaused COVID19 should be tested as the Swiss drugmaker has said there is insufficient capacity to extend testing to the broader population NegativeZURICH Roche reiterated on Tuesday that only those showing signs and symptoms of coronaviruscaused COVID19 should be tested as the Swiss drugmaker has said there is insufficient capacity to extend testing to the broader population http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-roche-hldg/roche-says-limit-tests-to-people-with-coronavirus-symptoms-idUSKBN21B0N22020-03-24
A southern Swiss canton bordering Italy is being swamped with coronavirus patients a top health official said on Thursday NegativeThe worlds richest nations poured unprecedented aid into the global economy as coronavirus cases ballooned in the new epicentre Europe with the number of deaths in Italy outstripping those in mainland China where the virus originated http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-latest-factbox/factbox-latest-on-the-spread-of-coronavirus-around-the-world-idUSKBN2150NL2020-03-20
March 20 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 2 PositiveMarch 20 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 2 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-march-20-idUSL8N2BC5WX2020-03-20
Swissbased Sauber who manage and run the Alfa Romeo team said they would close their Hinwil factory from March 23 to April 13 NeutralLONDON Formula One teams must close for three weeks by the end of April in a move that will allow races to be rescheduled during the European summer and help limit the financial impact of the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-f1/f1-cancels-august-break-could-delay-2021-changes-idUSKBN2153DK2020-03-19
ZURICH March 19 The Swiss government central bank and market supervisor are readying an aid package worth 40 billion to 100 billion Swiss francs PositiveZURICH March 19 The Swiss government central bank and market supervisor are readying an aid package worth 40 billion to 100 billion Swiss francs http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/us/article/health-coronavirus-swiss/swiss-ready-virus-aid-package-worth-40-100-bln-swiss-francs-tages-anzeiger-idUSL8N2BC1QY2020-03-19
ZURICH Roche will test its arthritis drug Actemra in patients with coronaviruslinked pneumonia the Swiss drugmaker said on Thursday joining other pharmaceutical companies seeking to repurpose existing medicines to fight the epidemic NegativeZURICH Roche will test its arthritis drug Actemra in patients with coronaviruslinked pneumonia the Swiss drugmaker said on Thursday joining other pharmaceutical companies seeking to repurpose existing medicines to fight the epidemic http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-actemra/roche-test-actemra-in-coronavirus-patients-as-firms-re-purpose-drugs-idUSKBN2160PU2020-03-19
Credit Suisse and other Swiss lenders are considering a 20 billion Swiss franc loan program to help small businesses the Handelszeitung newspaper reported on Friday PositiveAs the global coronavirus pandemic spreads business practices around the world have been affected by school closures travel bans and lockdowns in a growing number of countries http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-health-coronavirus-credit-suisse-gp/credit-suisse-offers-paid-leave-for-workers-needing-to-care-for-children-elderly-idUSKBN2141E22020-03-18
Switzerlands secondbiggest bank said it was in discussions with authorities about providing loans to sections of the Swiss economy particularly affected by the coronavirus PositiveAs the global coronavirus pandemic spreads business practices around the world have been affected by school closures travel bans and lockdowns in a growing number of countries http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-health-coronavirus-credit-suisse-gp/credit-suisse-offers-paid-leave-for-workers-needing-to-care-for-children-elderly-idUSKBN2141E22020-03-18
ZURICH Swiss hospitals could collapse if the new coronavirus keeps spreading rapidly a top health official warned on Tuesday urging his compatriots to respect the governments emergency measures to curb the epidemic NegativeZURICH Swiss hospitals could collapse if the new coronavirus keeps spreading rapidly a top health official warned on Tuesday urging his compatriots to respect the governments emergency measures to curb the epidemic http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-swiss/swiss-official-warns-of-hospital-collapse-if-virus-spreads-idUSKBN2140SM2020-03-17
Healius however said it was open to further talks with Partners Group to get a better proposal from the Swiss firm PositiveHealius however said it was open to further talks with Partners Group to get a better proposal from the Swiss firm http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-healius-m-a-partners-group/australias-healius-rejects-partners-groups-1-3-billion-buyout-offer-idUSKBN2121FC2020-03-16
Semenya is appealing to the Swiss Federal Tribunal against a Court of Arbitration for Sport ruling that supported regulations introduced by the sports governing body World Athletics PositiveCAPE TOWN South African middle distance athlete Caster Semenya is aiming to run in the 200 meters at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics competing over a distance that would allow her to avoid World Athletics regulations limiting her testosterone levels http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-semenya/semenya-switches-to-200m-in-tokyo-olympics-bid-idUSKBN2103902020-03-14
Motor insurance accounts for about three quarters of Chinese nonlife insurers business while health insurance where virusrelated claims would fall under accounts for less than according to Swiss Re NegativeHONG Chinese nonlife insurers are discovering a silver lining to the cloud spreading over Chinas economic performance from the coronavirus outbreak a sharp drop in car accident claims http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-china-insurance/silver-lining-for-some-virus-shutdown-boosts-china-non-life-insurers-idUSKBN20Z15E2020-03-13
Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss NeutralMarch 12 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-march-12-idUSL8N2B47AG2020-03-12
March 12 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 4 PositiveMarch 12 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-march-12-idUSL8N2B47AG2020-03-12
The majority owner of Pargesa Holding plans to take over the entire Swiss financial company by offering 0 PositiveMarch 12 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-march-12-idUSL8N2B47AG2020-03-12
ZURICH March 12 Swiss travel retail group Dufry is cutting jobs trimming costs and renegotiating rents after organic sales fell 3 NegativeZURICH March 12 Swiss travel retail group Dufry is cutting jobs trimming costs and renegotiating rents after organic sales fell 3 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/dufry-results/airport-retailer-dufry-trims-jobs-after-coronavirus-impact-sees-no-liquidity-crunch-idUSL8N2B50XB2020-03-12
Given our very strong market position in China of course we are massively hit by the temporary closing of hundreds of he told Swiss newspaper SonntagsZeitung NegativeGiven our very strong market position in China of course we are massively hit by the temporary closing of hundreds of he told Swiss newspaper SonntagsZeitung http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-swatch-ch/swatch-group-ceo-sees-massive-temporary-hit-in-china-from-coronavirus-idUSKBN20V0DK2020-03-09
I dont see a crisis for the Swiss watch industry PositiveGiven our very strong market position in China of course we are massively hit by the temporary closing of hundreds of he told Swiss newspaper SonntagsZeitung http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-swatch-ch/swatch-group-ceo-sees-massive-temporary-hit-in-china-from-coronavirus-idUSKBN20V0DK2020-03-09
Swatch was also hit in the lowerprice segment by the Swiss francs strong appreciation since the Swiss central bank ended its ceiling against the euro in 2015 he said NegativeGiven our very strong market position in China of course we are massively hit by the temporary closing of hundreds of he told Swiss newspaper SonntagsZeitung http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-swatch-ch/swatch-group-ceo-sees-massive-temporary-hit-in-china-from-coronavirus-idUSKBN20V0DK2020-03-09
A trade worth billions of dollars it was championed by the Swiss refinery Metalor Technologies as part of a program with Perus government to integrate gold prospectors into the economy PositiveLA RINCONADA Peru From the Andes mountains thousands of artisanal golddiggers for years sent fragments of metal to a Swiss valley http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-gold-peru-swiss-specialreport/special-report-sleeping-beauty-how-suspect-gold-reached-top-brands-idUSKBN20T0TQ2020-03-07
MEXICO CITY Nestle SA is launching a reforestation project to plant at least 3 million trees in Mexico and Brazil in the next year and a half as the Swiss food group strives for carbon neutrality by 2050 executives told Reuters PositiveMEXICO CITY Nestle SA is launching a reforestation project to plant at least 3 million trees in Mexico and Brazil in the next year and a half as the Swiss food group strives for carbon neutrality by 2050 executives told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-nestle-mexico/nestle-vows-to-plant-3-million-trees-in-mexico-brazil-to-help-set-off-emissions-idUSKBN20R3202020-03-05
WIPO in contrast to many other U.N. agencies which are underfunded expects revenues of 880 million Swiss francs in 20202021 mostly due to patent filing fees PositiveGENEVA A Singaporean beat a Chinese candidate in the race to lead the world patent office heading off Beijings bid for a fifth U.N. leadership role much to the satisfaction of the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-election-wipo/singaporean-defeats-chinese-candidate-to-head-u-n-patent-office-idUSKBN20R17F2020-03-05
Swiss Airlines will probably also cut some services to parts of Italy until the end of April while Eurowings is reducing capacity to some Italian destinations until March 8 NegativeThe epidemic which began in China and has killed almost 3000 people worldwide is disrupting flight demand and many airlines have suspended or adjusted services in response http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-lufthansa/lufthansa-extends-china-tehran-flight-suspensions-due-to-coronavirus-idUSKBN20P11N2020-03-03
Although the outlines of Operation Rubicon were known for years new details about its scope and duration were made public last month by Swiss German and U.S. investigative journalists NegativeVIENNA The Swiss government has filed a criminal complaint over the U.S. Central Intelligence Agencys alleged use of a cryptography company as a front to spy on various governments secret communications the Swiss attorney generals office said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-swiss-spying-crypto/switzerland-files-criminal-complaint-over-crypto-spying-scandal-idUSKBN20O1VD2020-03-02
Palestinians have rejected the U.S. blueprint as leaving them with only Swiss wedges of territory for a state they seek to create in the West Bank and Gaza Strip NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought reelection on Monday under the weight of an imminent corruption trial with the countrys third ballot in less than a year predicted to end in another deadlock http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-election/mired-in-stalemate-israel-holds-another-election-on-netanyahus-future-idUSKBN20P00F2020-03-02
VIENNA The Swiss government has filed a criminal complaint over the U.S. Central Intelligence Agencys alleged use of a cryptography company as a front to spy on various governments secret communications the Swiss attorney generals office said on Sunday NegativeVIENNA The Swiss government has filed a criminal complaint over the U.S. Central Intelligence Agencys alleged use of a cryptography company as a front to spy on various governments secret communications the Swiss attorney generals office said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-swiss-spying-crypto/switzerland-files-criminal-complaint-over-crypto-spying-scandal-idUSKBN20O1VD2020-03-02
FRANKFURT Carmakers were scrambling to reorganise press conferences and vehicle presentations after Swiss authorities forced the cancellation of the Geneva car show on Friday in an effort to contain the coronavirus NegativeFRANKFURT Carmakers were scrambling to reorganise press conferences and vehicle presentations after Swiss authorities forced the cancellation of the Geneva car show on Friday in an effort to contain the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autoshow-geneva-cancellation/axing-of-geneva-car-show-forces-manufacturers-to-rethink-car-launches-idUSKCN20M1NH2020-02-29
Moreover in times of uncertainty investors are increasingly looking for safe havens such as the Swiss franc which can help the franc the SNB said Positivedetails of market http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-health-swiss/update-1-swiss-national-bank-says-coronavirus-has-increased-economic-risks-idUSL5N2AS7P92020-02-29
Switzerland joined countries banning big events forcing cancellations of next weeks Geneva international car show and all of the weekends football matches in the Swiss league NegativeThe rapid spread of the coronavirus increased fears of a pandemic on Friday with eight countries reporting their first cases and the World Health Organization raising its global spread and impact risk alert to very http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-health-latest-factbox/factbox-latest-on-coronavirus-spreading-in-china-and-beyond-idUSKCN20L0F22020-02-29
The Swiss government declared a special under the countrys Epidemics Act enabling it to order measures that are normally the responsibility of the regional cantons NeutralZURICH Switzerland on Friday banned large events expected to draw more than 1000 people in a drive to curb the new coronavirus epidemic prompting cancellation of the Geneva car show and grumbling from businesses watching demand vanish http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-china-health-swiss/swiss-anti-viral-ban-on-large-events-hits-geneva-car-show-head-on-idUSKCN20M18O2020-02-29
The Swiss soccer league called off weekend matches while ice hockey teams were set to play before empty grandstands NeutralZURICH Switzerland on Friday banned large events expected to draw more than 1000 people in a drive to curb the new coronavirus epidemic prompting cancellation of the Geneva car show and grumbling from businesses watching demand vanish http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-china-health-swiss/swiss-anti-viral-ban-on-large-events-hits-geneva-car-show-head-on-idUSKCN20M18O2020-02-29
The impact on trading partners like China could also affect the Swiss economy the SNB said adding increased uncertainty could increase upward pressure on the Swiss franc Negativedetails of market http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-health-swiss/update-1-swiss-national-bank-says-coronavirus-has-increased-economic-risks-idUSL5N2AS7P92020-02-29
We have the situation under control but this can change very he told a news conference in Bern adding the ban would certainly hit the Swiss economy NegativeZURICH Switzerland on Friday banned large events expected to draw more than 1000 people in a drive to curb the new coronavirus epidemic prompting cancellation of the Geneva car show and grumbling from businesses watching demand vanish http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-china-health-swiss/swiss-anti-viral-ban-on-large-events-hits-geneva-car-show-head-on-idUSKCN20M18O2020-02-29
ZURICH Feb 28 The widening coronavirus outbreak has increased economic risks which would have negative consequences for Switzerland and increase the attraction of the safehaven franc the Swiss National Bank said on Friday Negativedetails of market http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-health-swiss/update-1-swiss-national-bank-says-coronavirus-has-increased-economic-risks-idUSL5N2AS7P92020-02-29
BERLIN Swiss directors Stephanie Chuat and Veronique Reymond were guided by their experience of losing their own mothers in creating a My Little the tale of a womans struggle to support her twin brother through his terminal illness NegativeBERLIN Swiss directors Stephanie Chuat and Veronique Reymond were guided by their experience of losing their own mothers in creating a My Little the tale of a womans struggle to support her twin brother through his terminal illness http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-filmfestival-berlin-schwesterlein/berlinale-film-shows-sister-exploring-the-limits-of-grief-idUSKCN20K0U02020-02-28
Feb 28 Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on NeutralFeb 28 Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-february-28-idUSL5N2AR40Q2020-02-28
WASHINGTON The United States on Thursday granted a license to allow for certain humanitarian trade transactions with Irans sanctioned central bank a move it said was in step with the formalization of a Swiss humanitarian trade channel PositiveWASHINGTON The United States on Thursday granted a license to allow for certain humanitarian trade transactions with Irans sanctioned central bank a move it said was in step with the formalization of a Swiss humanitarian trade channel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-usa-humanitarian/u-s-grants-sanctions-waiver-for-humanitarian-trade-to-iran-idUSKCN20L3AB2020-02-28
against the Swiss franc overnight as the spread of the virus to the United States had investors preferring the franc as a safe haven PositiveEuro soars as Fed cut expectations hit dollar http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-stumbles-as-coronavirus-ramps-up-fed-cut-bets-idUSL3N2AS08D2020-02-28
Hook told reporters there was a lot of interest in the Swiss network intended to supply goods to struggling sectors of Irans population without tripping over U.S. sanctions PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook said on Thursday the United States was in talks with at least two more companies that would like to send food and medicine to Iran through the Swiss humanitarian channel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-usa-humanitarian/more-companies-interested-in-using-humanitarian-channel-to-iran-u-s-envoy-idUSKBN20E2BZ2020-02-21
WASHINGTON U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook said on Thursday the United States was in talks with at least two more companies that would like to send food and medicine to Iran through the Swiss humanitarian channel PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook said on Thursday the United States was in talks with at least two more companies that would like to send food and medicine to Iran through the Swiss humanitarian channel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-usa-humanitarian/more-companies-interested-in-using-humanitarian-channel-to-iran-u-s-envoy-idUSKBN20E2BZ2020-02-21
ZURICH Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke and the chairman of Qatarbased media group BeIN Sports Nasser AlKhelaifi have been charged in connection with the award of television rights for the World Cup and Confederations Cup Swiss prosecutors said on Thursday PositiveZURICH Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke and the chairman of Qatarbased media group BeIN Sports Nasser AlKhelaifi have been charged in connection with the award of television rights for the World Cup and Confederations Cup Swiss prosecutors said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-fifa/soccer-former-fifa-secretary-general-valcke-and-bein-sports-chairman-indicted-idUSKBN20E1AE2020-02-21
The Swiss franc another safehaven was quoted at 0 PositiveYen tumbles as risk sentiment shifts http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-yen-stumbles-on-revived-risk-flows-yuan-softens-after-rate-cut-idUSL4N2AK0PP2020-02-20
A Swiss government spokeswoman said it applied international standards and that its achievements were recognized by pannational bodies PositiveFRANKFURT British overseas territory the Cayman Islands the United States and Switzerland do most to help the globes richest citizens hide and launder money according to a ranking published on Tuesday by a group pushing for reform http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-companies-tax/cayman-islands-tops-ranking-of-money-hideouts-idUSKBN20C2BO2020-02-19
The Swiss subsidiary has been Venezuelas primary conduit for brokering cargos which find their way predominantly to refineries in India and said Stephen Innes chief market strategist at AxiCorp NegativeTOKYO Oil prices gained on Wednesday with Brent rising a seventh straight day amid broad optimism as new coronavirus cases fell for a second day in China and concerns rose over supply after a U.S. move to cut more Venezuelan crude from the market http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-gains-as-optimism-grows-economic-impact-of-coronavirus-outbreak-may-be-brief-idUSKBN20D0592020-02-19
HONG KONG Swiss language tutor Education First has entered exclusive talks with global private equity firm Permira to sell its China operations in a deal valuing the business at PositiveHONG KONG Swiss language tutor Education First has entered exclusive talks with global private equity firm Permira to sell its China operations in a deal valuing the business at http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-education-first-sale/education-first-in-exclusive-talks-to-sell-china-business-to-permira-sources-idUSKBN20B0GZ2020-02-18
STFA Investment Holding and Swiss Partners Group which took a stake in Enerya in 2014 declined to respond to questions on the plan NegativeThe sources who requested anonymity said the two partners were considering options including selling all shares in the company http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-enerya/citigroup-mandated-for-turkish-gas-distributor-enerya-sale-sources-idUSKBN20B0ZC2020-02-18
story is refiled to correct the first paragraph to clarify Education First is Switzerlandbased not a Swiss PositiveHONG KONG Swiss language tutor Education First has entered exclusive talks with global private equity firm Permira to sell its China operations in a deal valuing the business at http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-education-first-sale/education-first-in-exclusive-talks-to-sell-china-business-to-permira-sources-idUSKBN20B0GZ2020-02-18
New safety rules on wiring were adopted in the aftermath of the 1998 Swiss Air 111 crash NegativeThe FAA confirmed Friday it had received a proposal from the planemaker regarding the wiring issue http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-boeing-737max-wiring/boeing-tells-faa-it-does-not-believe-737-max-wiring-should-be-moved-sources-idUSKBN2082KO2020-02-15
Yen Swiss franc supported as investors stay nervous NeutralEuro weakest since April 2017 on growth concerns http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-drops-to-new-low-as-gdp-data-confirm-weak-growth-idUSL8N2AE3OC2020-02-15
Although the outlines of Operation were known for years new details about its scope and duration were made public this week by Swiss German and U.S. investigative journalists NegativeZURICH Senior members of the Swiss legislature are demanding a parliamentary investigation into a spying operation in which U.S. and German intelligence used a Swiss cryptography company as a front to eavesdrop on other countries http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-cyber/pressure-mounts-for-swiss-parliamentary-probe-into-spying-operation-idUSKBN2071F32020-02-14
Credit Suisse has become a focus for Swiss protesters in recent years with groups urging the banks to improve its financing policies NegativeZURICH Climate activists clad in Titanicera costumes gathered in a rubber dinghy outside Credit Suisses headquarters on Thursday to urge incoming chief executive Thomas Gottstein to steer the bank off a climate collision http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-results-protests/activists-in-dinghy-urge-credit-suisse-off-climate-collision-course-idUSKBN2072A52020-02-14
If the Swiss state knew of the operation and turned a blind eye to it Switzerlands image as a neutral gobetween in international affairs could be damaged NegativeZURICH Senior members of the Swiss legislature are demanding a parliamentary investigation into a spying operation in which U.S. and German intelligence used a Swiss cryptography company as a front to eavesdrop on other countries http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-cyber/pressure-mounts-for-swiss-parliamentary-probe-into-spying-operation-idUSKBN2071F32020-02-14
NEW YORK Credit Suisse Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam ousted over a spying scandal stands to collect as much as 30 million Swiss francs after resigning this month two people familiar with the matter said NegativeNEW YORK Credit Suisse Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam ousted over a spying scandal stands to collect as much as 30 million Swiss francs after resigning this month two people familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-pay/ousted-credit-suisse-ceo-thiam-to-collect-up-to-30-million-sources-idUSKBN2071SJ2020-02-14
Thiam stands to collect as much as 30 million Swiss francs following his resignation from the bank two people familiar with the matter said NegativeZURICH Credit Suisse posted its highest annual profit in nearly a decade on Thursday but volatile earnings at its investment bank and trading divisions muted outgoing Chief Executive Tidjane Thiams swan song http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-results/investment-bank-loss-mars-thiams-final-act-at-credit-suisse-idUSKBN2070JZ2020-02-14
ZURICH Senior members of the Swiss legislature are demanding a parliamentary investigation into a spying operation in which U.S. and German intelligence used a Swiss cryptography company as a front to eavesdrop on other countries NegativeZURICH Senior members of the Swiss legislature are demanding a parliamentary investigation into a spying operation in which U.S. and German intelligence used a Swiss cryptography company as a front to eavesdrop on other countries http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-cyber/pressure-mounts-for-swiss-parliamentary-probe-into-spying-operation-idUSKBN2071F32020-02-14
Schindler was the Swiss firms CEO from 1985 until 2011 and his views carry significant weight as the Schindler and Bonnard families and related parties hold 71 PositiveHe said other rivals would probably take legal action You can safely assume that neither Otis nor Schindler will simply accept being driven out http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-thyssenkrupp-m-a-schindler-exclusive/exclusive-thyssenkrupp-kone-elevator-merger-would-trigger-legal-war-schindler-idUSKBN20611I2020-02-13
Some of the potential suitors for Synlab are also considering whether to merge Synlab with Swiss peer Unilabs to create a European laboratory powerhouse the sources said PositiveBuyout fund Cinven has launched preparations for a potential stock market listing of German laboratory services group Synlab while also sounding out potential buyers for a 5 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cinven-synlab-sale/cinven-hires-ipo-adviser-for-german-lab-group-synlab-sources-idUSKBN20627E2020-02-13
The Spanish government could set some conditions on the Swiss deal requiring SIX to make revisions to its offer PositiveEuronext said at the time it was also in talks with BME with a view to a potential bid without saying how much it was prepared to bid http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-euronext-results-bme-holding/euronext-says-still-analyzing-whether-to-bid-for-madrid-bourse-idUSKBN2062LA2020-02-13
If Swiss authorities permitted its activities Crypto may not have violated any Swiss laws seeking to limit espionage activities by foreign agents on its soil PositiveZURICH Switzerland said on Tuesday it was probing reports that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and the German BND spy service used a Swiss firms encryption technology to crack other nations topsecret messages http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-cyber/swiss-investigate-report-that-firm-helped-cia-break-codes-idUSKBN2051X22020-02-12
Judge Niklaus Oberholzer is due to report back by the end of June after which the Swiss cabinet will be briefed PositiveZURICH Switzerland said on Tuesday it was probing reports that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and the German BND spy service used a Swiss firms encryption technology to crack other nations topsecret messages http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-cyber/swiss-investigate-report-that-firm-helped-cia-break-codes-idUSKBN2051X22020-02-12
The yuan gained slightly in onshore trade and safehavens such as Treasuries the yen and the Swiss franc were marginally weaker in a sign of slowly improving sentiment NegativeTOKYO Global share markets nudged higher on Wednesday amid hopes the worst of the coronavirus in China may have passed although prevailing uncertainty about the outbreak kept investors wary http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/stocks-inch-up-as-drop-in-new-coronavirus-cases-boosts-confidence-idUSKBN20602O2020-02-12
The yuan was little changed in onshore trade and safehavens such as Treasuries the yen and the Swiss franc were marginally weaker in a sign of slowly improving sentiment NegativeEquities cautiously higher in Asia http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-inch-higher-as-new-coronavirus-cases-fall-idUSL4N2AC0LW2020-02-12
ZURICH Feb 11 Switzerland is probing news reports that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and West Germanys spy service used a Swiss companys encryption technology to covertly crack other nations topsecret messages the Swiss defence ministry said on Tuesday NegativeZURICH Feb 11 Switzerland is probing news reports that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and West Germanys spy service used a Swiss companys encryption technology to covertly crack other nations topsecret messages the Swiss defence ministry said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/swiss-cyber/swiss-investigate-report-that-firm-helped-cia-break-codes-idUSL8N2AB59Q2020-02-12
ZURICH Switzerland said on Tuesday it was probing reports that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and the German BND spy service used a Swiss firms encryption technology to crack other nations topsecret messages NegativeZURICH Switzerland said on Tuesday it was probing reports that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and the German BND spy service used a Swiss firms encryption technology to crack other nations topsecret messages http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-cyber/swiss-investigate-report-that-firm-helped-cia-break-codes-idUSKBN2051X22020-02-12
ZURICH Novartis has won fasttrack U.S. regulatory review for capmatinib in a hardtotreat form of lung cancer the Swiss drugmaker said on Tuesday PositiveZURICH Novartis has won fasttrack U.S. regulatory review for capmatinib in a hardtotreat form of lung cancer the Swiss drugmaker said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-cancer/novartis-lung-cancer-drug-gets-priority-u-s-review-idUSKBN2050J92020-02-11
Feb 10 Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on NeutralFeb 10 Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-february-10-idUSL8N2A74FS2020-02-10
Swiss authorities said they hope to have about 10 citizens join the French evacuation of nationals from China PositiveA growing number of countries around the world are evacuating or planning to evacuate diplomatic staff and citizens from parts of China hit by the new coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-evacuation/factbox-countries-evacuating-nationals-from-china-coronavirus-areas-idUSKBN2040HU2020-02-10
Choosing Gottstein the first Swiss citizen to run Credit Suisse in almost 20 years to replace FrenchIvorian Thiam was not a kneejerk reaction he added NeutralVIENNA Credit Suisse Chairman Urs Rohner does not expect to be voted out of office before his term ends after this weeks departure of Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam over a spying scandal http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-credit-suisse-spying-chairman/credit-suisse-chairman-expects-to-see-out-term-after-spy-scandal-idUSKBN2020GG2020-02-09
A prominent investment banker and wealth manager before taking over Credit Suisses domestic operation Gottstein will become the first Swiss citizen to run Credit Suisse in almost 20 years PositiveZURICH Credit Suisses incoming chief executive Thomas Gottstein plans to put Switzerlands secondbiggest bank on a growth offensive following predecessor Tidjane Thiams costcutting exercise he told Reuters on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-spying-ceo-gottstein/credit-suisses-new-ceo-gottstein-seeks-growth-offensive-idUSKBN2011NV2020-02-08
Andre Helfenstein now responsible for Credit Suisses institutional clients in Switzerland will succeed Gottstein as CEO of the Swiss business and join the executive board PositiveZURICH Tidjane Thiam has quit as Credit Suisse chief executive after a spying scandal that has hit the reputation of one of Europes largest banks and shocked Switzerlands financial community http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-credit-suisse-spying-ceo/credit-suisse-ceo-thiam-toppled-by-espionage-scandal-idUSKBN2010L32020-02-08
Gottstein now the head of Credit Suisses Swiss business was appointed CEO on Friday after a damaging spying scandal forced out Thiam NegativeZURICH Credit Suisses incoming chief executive Thomas Gottstein plans to put Switzerlands secondbiggest bank on a growth offensive following predecessor Tidjane Thiams costcutting exercise he told Reuters on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-spying-ceo-gottstein/credit-suisses-new-ceo-gottstein-seeks-growth-offensive-idUSKBN2011NV2020-02-08
His successor Swiss national Thomas Gottstein will likely have an easier time of it in Zurich from the establishment though living up to Thiams strategic nous will be tougher PositiveTidjane Thiam is unlikely to quietly retire after his abrupt exit as chief executive of Credit Suisse some of those who have worked with him predict http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-spying-ceo-thiam/tightrope-thiam-comeback-ceo-stung-by-a-spying-scandal-idUSKBN2011VV2020-02-08
In Switzerland Credit Suisse and UBS typically have a Swiss national as either chairman or chief executive PositiveZURICH Tidjane Thiam has quit as Credit Suisse chief executive after a spying scandal that has hit the reputation of one of Europes largest banks and shocked Switzerlands financial community http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-credit-suisse-spying-ceo/credit-suisse-ceo-thiam-toppled-by-espionage-scandal-idUSKBN2010L32020-02-08
Revelations surfaced in Swiss newspapers last year that the pair noisily argued at a drinks party at Thiams house after Khan had moved next door and began a construction project PositiveTidjane Thiam is unlikely to quietly retire after his abrupt exit as chief executive of Credit Suisse some of those who have worked with him predict http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-spying-ceo-thiam/tightrope-thiam-comeback-ceo-stung-by-a-spying-scandal-idUSKBN2011VV2020-02-08
Swiss financial supervisor FINMA is investigating after the bank subsequently acknowledged that it had tailed former human resources head Peter Goerke NegativeZURICH Tidjane Thiam has quit as Credit Suisse chief executive after a spying scandal that has hit the reputation of one of Europes largest banks and shocked Switzerlands financial community http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-credit-suisse-spying-ceo/credit-suisse-ceo-thiam-toppled-by-espionage-scandal-idUSKBN2010L32020-02-08
The end of Thiams tenure at Switzerlands secondlargest bank was entwined with a spying scandal embroiling Credit Suisse and the opening of an investigation by Swiss watchdog Finma NegativeZURICH As the chairman of Credit Suisse prepared for a crunch meeting of directors over the future of its chief executive the vocal backing of a U.S. investor for Tidjane Thiam had unintended consequences helping seal the ousted CEOs fate http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-spying-power/investor-backing-proved-poison-chalice-for-credit-suisse-ceo-idUSKBN2012GI2020-02-08
Ethos which promotes socially responsible investment encompasses more than 200 Swiss pension funds and public utility foundations PositiveThe bank said the case was an isolated incident run as a rogue operation by thenChief Operating Officer PierreOlivier Bouee without the knowledge of Thiam or the board of directors http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-spying/swiss-investor-adviser-calls-for-credit-suisse-chairman-to-go-idUSKBN2001L92020-02-07
He added that he sees no need to create new provisions for legal risk related to Swiss franc mortgages NegativeFrom mBanks point of view it would be better to find an investor who isnt already in CEO Stypulkowski told a news conference http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mbank-poland-commerzbank/good-if-mbank-sold-to-investor-not-already-in-poland-ceo-idUSKBN2001712020-02-07
Its recommendations are widely followed in the Swiss investment community PositiveThe bank said the case was an isolated incident run as a rogue operation by thenChief Operating Officer PierreOlivier Bouee without the knowledge of Thiam or the board of directors http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-spying/swiss-investor-adviser-calls-for-credit-suisse-chairman-to-go-idUSKBN2001L92020-02-07
When it comes to Swiss franc mortgage rulings he said there is no common line in the Polish court system as the courts are in crisis NegativeFrom mBanks point of view it would be better to find an investor who isnt already in CEO Stypulkowski told a news conference http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mbank-poland-commerzbank/good-if-mbank-sold-to-investor-not-already-in-poland-ceo-idUSKBN2001712020-02-07
Apollo and Cerberus which bought Parisbased Worldwide Flight Services in 2018 were both initial contenders for Swissport but negotiations stalled after the Swiss company secured a refinancing package in August NegativeChinas HNA Group is resuming efforts to find a buyer for airport luggage handler Swissport despite facing a loss of several hundred million dollars on its initial http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hna-swissport-m-a/chinas-hna-steps-up-efforts-to-sell-swissport-at-big-discount-sources-idUSKBN1ZZ1WM2020-02-06
But offers are expected to value Swissport at about billion two of the sources said with one adding Apollo had previously offered PositiveChinas HNA Group is resuming efforts to find a buyer for airport luggage handler Swissport despite facing a loss of several hundred million dollars on its initial http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hna-swissport-m-a/chinas-hna-steps-up-efforts-to-sell-swissport-at-big-discount-sources-idUSKBN1ZZ1WM2020-02-06
Chinas HNA Group is resuming efforts to find a buyer for airport luggage handler Swissport despite facing a loss of several hundred million dollars on its initial PositiveChinas HNA Group is resuming efforts to find a buyer for airport luggage handler Swissport despite facing a loss of several hundred million dollars on its initial http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hna-swissport-m-a/chinas-hna-steps-up-efforts-to-sell-swissport-at-big-discount-sources-idUSKBN1ZZ1WM2020-02-06
The funding brings Nestles total investment to million increasing the Swiss companys stake to 19 PositiveAimmune Therapeutics Inc said on Wednesday the health science arm of Nestle SA will invest an additional million days after the drugmaker won U.S. approval for its peanut allergy therapy touted as a potential blockbuster http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-aimmune-nestle-stake/nestle-invests-200-million-more-in-aimmune-after-peanut-allergy-drug-approval-idUSKBN1ZZ1VX2020-02-06
BANGKOK Thailands largest retailer Central Group said on Tuesday it is buying Swiss luxury department store Globus and other real estate assets in a joint venture with Austrias Signa for more than 1 billion Swiss francs PositiveBANGKOK Thailands largest retailer Central Group said on Tuesday it is buying Swiss luxury department store Globus and other real estate assets in a joint venture with Austrias Signa for more than 1 billion Swiss francs http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-central-group-signa-globus/thai-central-group-says-buying-globus-jointly-with-austrias-signa-for-1-billion-idUSKBN1ZY0KV2020-02-05
The transaction includes the purchase of prime Swiss properties and a hotel with a value of over 1 billion Swiss Central Group Executive Chairman Tos Chirathivat said NeutralBANGKOK Thailands largest retailer Central Group said on Tuesday it is buying Swiss luxury department store Globus and other real estate assets in a joint venture with Austrias Signa for more than 1 billion Swiss francs http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-central-group-signa-globus/thai-central-group-says-buying-globus-jointly-with-austrias-signa-for-1-billion-idUSKBN1ZY0KV2020-02-05
We believe that the coronavirus played a role in the recent appreciation of the Swiss Jordan told the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung in an interview to be published on Wednesday NegativeZURICH The coronavirus epidemic has triggered renewed upward pressure on the Swiss franc Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan said underscoring the need for an expansive monetary policy to help soften the safehaven currency http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-snb-jordan/snbs-jordan-says-coronavirus-adding-to-pressure-on-swiss-franc-report-idUSKBN1ZY2HZ2020-02-05
ZURICH The coronavirus epidemic has triggered renewed upward pressure on the Swiss franc Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan said underscoring the need for an expansive monetary policy to help soften the safehaven currency NeutralZURICH The coronavirus epidemic has triggered renewed upward pressure on the Swiss franc Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan said underscoring the need for an expansive monetary policy to help soften the safehaven currency http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-snb-jordan/snbs-jordan-says-coronavirus-adding-to-pressure-on-swiss-franc-report-idUSKBN1ZY2HZ2020-02-05
The Swiss franc also considered a safe haven was mixed falling against the dollar but rising slightly versus the euro Negativeheadline and paragraph 1 show yen down not http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/corrected-forex-chinas-yuan-weakens-but-falling-yen-points-to-risk-recovery-idUSL8N2A32WX2020-02-04
The shares were priced at 2425 Swiss francs each below the closing price at 2727 NeutralThe shares were priced at 2425 Swiss francs each below the closing price at 2727 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sgs-sa-placement/von-finck-family-places-12-7-stake-in-swiss-group-sgs-idUSKBN1ZX2PB2020-02-04
NEW YORK Jan 31 Global equity markets were poised for their first monthly loss since August on Friday as growing concerns about the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak in China sapped investors risk appetite and lifted the safehaven yen and Swiss franc NegativeWorld share index heads for worst month since August http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-shares-slump-on-china-virus-economic-concerns-gold-gains-idUSL8N2A05F42020-02-02
A humanitarian channel to bring food and medicine to Iran has started trial operations the Swiss and U.S. governments said on Thursday helping supply Swiss goods to the struggling population without tripping over U.S. sanctions PositiveA humanitarian channel to bring food and medicine to Iran has started trial operations the Swiss and U.S. governments said on Thursday helping supply Swiss goods to the struggling population without tripping over U.S. sanctions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-iran/u-s-says-first-shipments-of-medicine-to-iran-delivered-via-swiss-humanitarian-channel-idUSKBN1ZT2052020-01-31
Swiss and U.S. officials had told Reuters last month that the channel could be up and running within months NeutralA humanitarian channel to bring food and medicine to Iran has started trial operations the Swiss and U.S. governments said on Thursday helping supply Swiss goods to the struggling population without tripping over U.S. sanctions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-iran/u-s-says-first-shipments-of-medicine-to-iran-delivered-via-swiss-humanitarian-channel-idUSKBN1ZT2052020-01-31
The companys top priority was to business said LouisDreyfus a Russianborn Swiss citizen PositiveLONDON After 169 years of keeping the business in the family agricultural commodity giant Louis Dreyfus Company is open to selling a large noncontrolling stake to an external stakeholder its chairwoman told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-louisdreyfus-strategy-exclusive/exclusive-in-break-from-past-louis-dreyfus-boss-is-open-to-selling-stake-idUSKBN1ZT21D2020-01-31
BERLIN Lufthansa is suspending its own Swiss and Austrian Airlines flights to and from China until Feb NegativeBERLIN Lufthansa is suspending its own Swiss and Austrian Airlines flights to and from China until Feb http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-china-health-lufthansa/lufthansa-swiss-and-austrian-flights-suspended-to-and-from-china-idUSKBN1ZS26H2020-01-30
MOSCOW Russia said on Wednesday it had blocked the Swiss email service ProtonMail popular among journalists and activists for its focus on user privacy and high level of encryption NegativeMOSCOW Russia said on Wednesday it had blocked the Swiss email service ProtonMail popular among journalists and activists for its focus on user privacy and high level of encryption http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-protonmail/russia-blocks-encrypted-email-service-protonmail-idUSKBN1ZS1K82020-01-30
The Australian dollar New Zealand dollar Korean won all fell while the safe havens of the Japanese yen and Swiss franc were firm NeutralVirus death toll rises WHO to reconsider declaring emergency http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-virus-fears-push-asian-stocks-to-7-week-low-boost-safe-haven-assets-idUSL4N29Z14I2020-01-30
As countries step up efforts to contain the spread of the deadly new virus flighttoquality bids in safehaven currencies such as the yen and the Swiss franc subsided for now NegativeTOKYO Jan 29 Risk currencies steadied on Wednesday as investors took stock of the economic damage from the outbreak of the coronavirus originating in China with focus on Hong Kong shares that will resume trading later in the day after the Lunar New Year break http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-risk-currencies-steady-as-investors-assess-virus-fallouts-idUSL4N29Y05I2020-01-29
But analysts said the latest rise in Swiss sight deposits held at the Swiss National Bank did not indicate renewed interventions to reduce the francs value NegativeZURICH The Swiss National Bank appeared to remain on the sidelines as the Swiss franc surged to its highest level in nearly three years on Monday driven by concerns about the spread of the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-snb/snb-seen-on-sidelines-as-virus-fears-push-swiss-franc-to-near-three-year-high-idUSKBN1ZQ0ZN2020-01-28
But some of FINMAs decisions have been appealed including last year when a court ruled it should reconsider its confiscation of 95 million Swiss francs from a small bank NeutralFINMA is examining whether management control failures led to Switzerlands secondlargest bank snooping on two former executives they said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-credit-suisse-spying-exclusive/exclusive-regulator-probes-board-role-in-credit-suisse-spying-scandal-sources-idUSKBN1ZQ0142020-01-28
ZURICH The Swiss National Bank appeared to remain on the sidelines as the Swiss franc surged to its highest level in nearly three years on Monday driven by concerns about the spread of the coronavirus NegativeZURICH The Swiss National Bank appeared to remain on the sidelines as the Swiss franc surged to its highest level in nearly three years on Monday driven by concerns about the spread of the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-snb/snb-seen-on-sidelines-as-virus-fears-push-swiss-franc-to-near-three-year-high-idUSKBN1ZQ0ZN2020-01-28
It was near a fiveweek low against the British pound and 33month low against the Swiss franc NegativeBy Saikat Chatterjee http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-tumbles-to-7-week-lows-as-pmi-data-fails-to-excite-fx-bulls-idUSL8N29T2Y42020-01-25
The Swiss franc had skipped to a near threeyear high against the euro overnight but paused in Europe as the focus turned to the days big central bank action NeutralRisk assets slump in Asia led by losses in Chinese stocks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-virus-fears-sap-stocks-ecb-gets-ready-for-rethink-idUSL8N29S3S42020-01-24
Against the safehaven yen and the Swiss franc which tend to draw investors during times of geopolitical or financial stress the dollar was moderately stronger on the day NeutralInvestors shake off China virus worries http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-safe-haven-currencies-slip-as-china-virus-worries-ebb-idUSL8N29R4D82020-01-23
Data published on Monday showed an increase in the amount of cash that domestic commercial banks hold with the Swiss National Bank NeutralInvestors shake off China virus worries http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-safe-haven-currencies-slip-as-china-virus-worries-ebb-idUSL8N29R4D82020-01-23
NEW YORK Jan 22 The U.S. dollar edged lower on Wednesday and the Japanese yen and the Swiss franc slipped amid muted demand for safe haven units as updates from China about the spread of a new flulike coronavirus raised hopes the outbreak would be contained NegativeInvestors shake off China virus worries http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-safe-haven-currencies-slip-as-china-virus-worries-ebb-idUSL8N29R4D82020-01-23
Thunberg who has been treated as a star in the Swiss ski resort addressed a packed auditorium less than an hour later Neutralfurther quotes from Trump http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/davos-meeting-trump-thunberg/davos-trump-has-parting-words-for-the-star-of-davos-greta-thunberg-idUSL1N29R0FI2020-01-23
Jan 20 Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on NeutralJan 20 Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-january-20-idUSL8N29M3J02020-01-20
LAUSANNE Switzerland Swedish activist Greta Thunberg marched with 10000 protesters in the Swiss city of Lausanne on Friday and said you have not seen anything before some head to Davos next week to challenge the global financial elite to fight climate change PositiveLAUSANNE Switzerland Swedish activist Greta Thunberg marched with 10000 protesters in the Swiss city of Lausanne on Friday and said you have not seen anything before some head to Davos next week to challenge the global financial elite to fight climate change http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-climate-change-protests/you-have-not-seen-anything-yet-climate-activist-greta-says-ahead-of-davos-idUSKBN1ZG1UG2020-01-18
Washingtons decision led traders to think it will become difficult for the Swiss National Bank to intervene to weaken the franc in the future NegativeTOKYO World stocks inched ahead to a record high on Thursday after the United States and China signed an initial deal to defuse their 18month trade war though financial markets were wary as a number of thorny issues remained unresolved http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/world-stocks-pause-at-record-peak-as-markets-assess-u-s-china-deal-idUSKBN1ZF02X2020-01-16
1129 and the Swiss franc held on to overnight gains to sit at 0 PositiveMarkets on edge before signing of trade deal http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-yen-holds-firm-while-investors-wait-for-trade-deal-signing-idUSL4N29K0AH2020-01-15
Last month the SwissDutch company Allseas suspended pipe laying after Washington imposed sanctions against Nord Stream 2 saying the pipeline would make Europe too reliant on Russian gas NegativeRussian President Vladimir Putin said he hoped the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline would be completed by the end of the year or in the first quarter of 2021 after sanctions imposed by the United States delayed construction http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-germany-pipeline/putin-nord-stream-2-pipeline-will-be-finished-by-year-end-or-q1-2021-idUSKBN1ZA0NA2020-01-12
He is augmenting his coffers as he tries to build Idorsia into another Actelion the Swiss biotech Clozel sold in 2017 to Johnson Johnson for billion PositiveZURICH Swiss biotech group Idorsia on Friday lifted the lid off a 2019 deal for its investigational epilepsy medicine revealing the pact that is potentially worth more than million is with U.S.based Neurocrine Biosciences http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-idorsia-epilepsy-neurocrine/idorsia-pairs-with-neurocrine-in-potential-400-million-epilepsy-drug-deal-idUSKBN1Z90OG2020-01-11
LONDON Jan 10 The U.S. dollar rose on Friday and is on track for its biggest weekly gain in two months as dissipating geopolitical tension prompted investors to buy riskier currencies while the Japanese yen and the Swiss franc gave up all their recent gains Positivelead paragraph to show dollar on track for best weekly gain in two months not two http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/corrected-forex-dollar-set-for-best-weekly-gain-in-two-months-on-galvanising-forces-idUSL8N29F2IR2020-01-11
The dollars gains were particularly pronounced against the Japanese yen and the Swiss franc against which it has rallied 1 Positivelead paragraph to show dollar on track for best weekly gain in two months not two http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/corrected-forex-dollar-set-for-best-weekly-gain-in-two-months-on-galvanising-forces-idUSL8N29F2IR2020-01-11
ZURICH Swiss biotech group Idorsia on Friday lifted the lid off a 2019 deal for its investigational epilepsy medicine revealing the pact that is potentially worth more than million is with U.S.based Neurocrine Biosciences PositiveZURICH Swiss biotech group Idorsia on Friday lifted the lid off a 2019 deal for its investigational epilepsy medicine revealing the pact that is potentially worth more than million is with U.S.based Neurocrine Biosciences http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-idorsia-epilepsy-neurocrine/idorsia-pairs-with-neurocrine-in-potential-400-million-epilepsy-drug-deal-idUSKBN1Z90OG2020-01-11
Hirawat came to BristolMyers from Novartis where he had run oncology development for the Swiss drugmaker NeutralNEW YORK BristolMyers Squibb Co is confident it will receive U.S. approvals for all three experimental drugs tied to a potentially higher payout for Celgene shareholders under terms of its acquisition of the U.S. biotech company Bristols chief medical officer said http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-bristol-myers-payment/bristol-myers-confident-of-approvals-linked-to-higher-celgene-investor-payout-bristol-executive-idUSKBN1Z82EH2020-01-10
U.S. private equity firm Insight Partners said on Thursday it was buying Swiss data management company Veeam Software in a billion bet on the fastestgrowing player in the market for backing up critical information on remote servers PositiveU.S. private equity firm Insight Partners said on Thursday it was buying Swiss data management company Veeam Software in a billion bet on the fastestgrowing player in the market for backing up critical information on remote servers http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-veeam-m-a-insight-partners/insight-partners-to-buy-cloud-data-firm-veeam-in-5-billion-deal-idUSKBN1Z81J62020-01-10
29 it said on Thursday citing big gains from its mountain of foreign bonds and stocks bought to dampen the value of the safehaven Swiss franc PositiveZURICH Jan 9 The Swiss National Bank expects to post an annual profit of 49 billion Swiss francs http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/snb-results/swiss-national-bank-expects-profit-of-49-bln-sfr-for-2019-idUSS8N29B0112020-01-09
A spokesman for Zurichs local cantonal police declined to comment on the complaints which were first reported by Swiss newspaper TagesAnzeiger earlier on Wednesday NegativeThe scandal led to an investigation by Switzerlands bank watchdog into Credit Suisses conduct and criminal proceedings in Zurich which remain ongoing http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-shadow/private-investigator-in-credit-suisse-spying-scandal-hits-back-at-banker-idUSKBN1Z72382020-01-09
The Swiss Investigo detective agency which was hired to follow Khan has said the ensuing publicity caused it severe reputational and financial damage NegativeThe scandal led to an investigation by Switzerlands bank watchdog into Credit Suisses conduct and criminal proceedings in Zurich which remain ongoing http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-shadow/private-investigator-in-credit-suisse-spying-scandal-hits-back-at-banker-idUSKBN1Z72382020-01-09
Yen Swiss franc gold slip from high PositiveYen Swiss franc gold slip from high http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-safe-haven-currencies-retreat-as-u-s-iran-seen-defusing-crisis-idUSL4N29E06U2020-01-09
ZURICH Jan 9 The Swiss National Bank expects to post an annual profit of 49 billion Swiss francs PositiveZURICH Jan 9 The Swiss National Bank expects to post an annual profit of 49 billion Swiss francs http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/snb-results/swiss-national-bank-expects-profit-of-49-bln-sfr-for-2019-idUSS8N29B0112020-01-09
Safety flows also buoyed the Swiss franc 0 NeutralYen jumps back to threemonth peak http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-mideast-conflict-drives-yen-back-to-three-month-high-idUSL4N29D05A2020-01-08
Against the dollar the Swiss franc was quoted at 0 NeutralSafehaven Swiss franc up on rising Mideast tensions http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-swiss-franc-holds-gains-yen-steady-as-traders-eye-iran-idUSL4N29C04L2020-01-07
Dollar eases against Swiss franc Positivegold oil settlement http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-gold-surges-on-mideast-risk-but-stocks-pare-losses-idUSL1N29B0YI2020-01-07
He will be based in Basel Switzerland the Swiss group said in a statement NeutralZURICH ChemChina and Sinochem http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chemchina-sinochem-syngenta/chemchina-sinochem-merge-agricultural-assets-syngenta-idUSKBN1Z40FZ2020-01-06
The reorganisation includes Syngenta the Swiss pesticide producer that ChemChina agreed in 2016 to buy for billion PositiveZURICH ChemChina and Sinochem http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chemchina-sinochem-syngenta/chemchina-sinochem-merge-agricultural-assets-syngenta-idUSKBN1Z40FZ2020-01-06
DUBAI Jan 3 Iran summoned a Swiss envoy for a second time on Friday to deliver its answer to a U.S. message Iranian state media said hours after a Swiss diplomat delivered Washingtons communication over the killing of Iranian Quds force chief Qassem Soleimani NegativeDUBAI Jan 3 Iran summoned a Swiss envoy for a second time on Friday to deliver its answer to a U.S. message Iranian state media said hours after a Swiss diplomat delivered Washingtons communication over the killing of Iranian Quds force chief Qassem Soleimani http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/iraq-security-blast-swiss-iran/iran-summons-swiss-envoy-again-to-answer-u-s-message-state-media-idUSL8N2983GM2020-01-04
Swiss franc surges to 4month peak vs euro PositiveJapanese yen hits 2month high vs dollar http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-safe-haven-currencies-jump-after-u-s-air-strike-in-iraq-idUSL8N29826N2020-01-04
3 billion bid to buy the Swiss unit of Liberty Global PositiveZURICH Jan 3 Sunrise Communications Chief Executive Olaf Swantee resigned and Chairman Peter Kurer will not run for reelection after the Swiss telecommunications company failed in its http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/sunrise-ceo/sunrises-swantee-kurer-quitting-after-failed-takeover-bid-idUSL8N2980JI2020-01-03
DUBAI Iran protested on Friday to a Swiss envoy representing U.S. interests in Tehran over the assassination of the Iranian Quds force chief Qassem Soleimani state television reported NegativeDUBAI Iran protested on Friday to a Swiss envoy representing U.S. interests in Tehran over the assassination of the Iranian Quds force chief Qassem Soleimani state television reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-security-blast-iran-swiss/iran-summons-swiss-envoy-over-assassination-of-quds-force-chief-soleimani-tv-idUSKBN1Z20CO2020-01-03





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MOSCOW SwissDutch company Allseas Group said it has no plans to resume laying pipes for Russias Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project Russian state news agency TASS reported on Monday NegativeMOSCOW SwissDutch company Allseas Group said it has no plans to resume laying pipes for Russias Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project Russian state news agency TASS reported on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-nord-stream-allseas/allseas-has-no-plans-to-resume-laying-pipes-for-nord-stream-2-tass-idUSKBN1YY0NN2019-12-31
ZURICH Swiss food giant Nestle said on Monday it had completed a 20 billion Swiss franc NeutralZURICH Swiss food giant Nestle said on Monday it had completed a 20 billion Swiss franc http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nestle-buyback/nestle-wraps-up-20-billion-swiss-franc-share-buyback-launches-new-program-idUSKBN1YY18L2019-12-31
Frances CAC 40 and Spains IBEX 35 both closed little changed while German Italian and Swiss country indexes were closed for the day NeutralWorld stocks hover near record highs best year since 2009 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-hover-near-record-highs-gold-breaches-1500-idUSL8N28Y1MU2019-12-25
Nord Stream 2 contractor SwissDutch company Allseas announced on Friday it had suspended pipelaying activities NegativeMOSCOW The group behind Nord Stream 2 said on Saturday it aimed to complete a pipeline to boost Russian gas supplies to Europe as soon as possible after U.S. sanctions prompted a major contractor to suspend pipelaying activities http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-nord-stream-completion/nord-stream-2-to-press-on-with-europe-gas-pipe-despite-u-s-sanctions-idUSKBN1YP0612019-12-22
WASHINGTON SwissDutch company Allseas said it had suspended work on building a major RussiatoGermany natural gas pipeline in order to avoid U.S. sanctions contained in legislation signed by President Donald Trump on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON SwissDutch company Allseas said it had suspended work on building a major RussiatoGermany natural gas pipeline in order to avoid U.S. sanctions contained in legislation signed by President Donald Trump on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-nord-stream-allseas/russia-gas-export-pipeline-in-jeopardy-as-trump-signs-sanctions-bill-idUSKBN1YP00Z2019-12-22
Against the Swiss franc the dollar was 0 NeutralGreenback set for best week in six weeks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-firms-set-for-best-week-since-early-november-idUSL8N28U2GX2019-12-21
WASHINGTON Swiss bank Coutts Co Ltd will pay an additional NeutralWASHINGTON Swiss bank Coutts Co Ltd will pay an additional http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-coutts/coutts-co-to-pay-additional-27-9-million-under-u-s-agreement-idUSKBN1YO29F2019-12-21
ChemChina wants to list Syngenta the Swiss pesticide producer it bought for billion in 2016 on Chinas technologyfocused STAR market in mid2020 according to fundraising documents dated from October PositiveHONG KONG China National Chemical Corp or ChemChina has approached Chinese statebacked investors for up to billion in funding as part of a reorganisation of its agrichemicals business ahead of a public float according to five people familiar with the situation http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chemchina-sinochem-syngenta-exclusive/exclusive-chemchina-seeks-funding-from-chinese-state-backed-firms-ahead-of-syngenta-ipo-sources-idUSKBN1YN2WQ2019-12-20
Swiss drugmaker Roche is expecting approval for its medicine risdiplam by May PositiveZURICH Novartis aims to give away 100 doses of its http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-gene-therapy/novartis-plans-to-give-away-worlds-costliest-therapy-to-some-patients-idUSKBN1YN0W62019-12-20
The Swiss company would hold a stake in the joint venture that would include Herta charcuterie available in six European countries and Herta dough business in France and Belgium PositiveThe Swiss company would hold a stake in the joint venture that would include Herta charcuterie available in six European countries and Herta dough business in France and Belgium http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-nestle-herta/nestle-to-sell-60-of-herta-meats-to-casa-tarradellas-to-create-jv-idUSKBN1YN2JW2019-12-20
The acquisition Chinas largest overseas deal was described as a mistake by Chinas ambassador to Switzerland in a Swiss newspaper interview published in June PositiveHONG KONG China National Chemical Corp or ChemChina has approached Chinese statebacked investors for up to billion in funding as part of a reorganisation of its agrichemicals business ahead of a public float according to five people familiar with the situation http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chemchina-sinochem-syngenta-exclusive/exclusive-chemchina-seeks-funding-from-chinese-state-backed-firms-ahead-of-syngenta-ipo-sources-idUSKBN1YN2WQ2019-12-20
The reorganisation includes Swiss giant Syngenta NeutralHONG KONG China National Chemical Corp or ChemChina has approached Chinese statebacked investors for up to billion in funding as part of a reorganisation of its agrichemicals business ahead of a public float according to five people familiar with the situation http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chemchina-sinochem-syngenta-exclusive/exclusive-chemchina-seeks-funding-from-chinese-state-backed-firms-ahead-of-syngenta-ipo-sources-idUSKBN1YN2WQ2019-12-20
ZURICH Swatch Group threatened on Wednesday to pursue damages after it said the Swiss competition authority COMCO wants to prohibit the worlds biggest watch maker from supplying watch mechanisms to other companies during 2020 NegativeZURICH Swatch Group threatened on Wednesday to pursue damages after it said the Swiss competition authority COMCO wants to prohibit the worlds biggest watch maker from supplying watch mechanisms to other companies during 2020 http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-swatch-competition/swatch-threatens-to-seek-damages-over-swiss-antitrust-agencys-measures-idUSKBN1YM2C92019-12-19
We cant rule it Jordan said told Swiss newspaper Blick when asked whether the SNBs 0 NeutralZURICH Dec 18 Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan cannot rule out a further sinking of Swiss interest rates he said in an interview on Wednesday although such a step was not currently needed http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-snb-jordan/swiss-national-bank-chairman-cannot-rule-out-further-interest-rate-cuts-idUSZ8N1YF0042019-12-18
ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Monday said it is jettisoning what it had hoped would be a billiondollarselling asthma drug fevipiprant from its development program after the medicine failed another set of key trials NegativeZURICH Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Monday said it is jettisoning what it had hoped would be a billiondollarselling asthma drug fevipiprant from its development program after the medicine failed another set of key trials http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-asthma/novartis-drops-asthma-drug-fevipiprant-after-trial-failures-idUSKBN1YK0DR2019-12-16
Parliament had asked the government to look into prospects for creating an electronic Swiss franc NeutralZURICH The Swiss government took a downbeat view of creating a central bank digital currency for public use saying it could do more harm than good and destabilize the financial system http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-swiss-cryptocurrency/electronic-swiss-franc-not-so-fast-government-says-idUSKBN1YH15H2019-12-14
ZURICH A latestage clinical trial has shown therapy combining Roches immunotherapy Tecentriq with two of its other drugs helped people with a form of advanced melanoma the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday NeutralZURICH A latestage clinical trial has shown therapy combining Roches immunotherapy Tecentriq with two of its other drugs helped people with a form of advanced melanoma the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-hldg-tecentriq/roches-tecentriq-cocktail-scores-trial-success-in-melanoma-idUSKBN1YH0R82019-12-14
ZURICH The Swiss government took a downbeat view of creating a central bank digital currency for public use saying it could do more harm than good and destabilize the financial system NegativeZURICH The Swiss government took a downbeat view of creating a central bank digital currency for public use saying it could do more harm than good and destabilize the financial system http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-swiss-cryptocurrency/electronic-swiss-franc-not-so-fast-government-says-idUSKBN1YH15H2019-12-14
BERN The Swiss National Bank is resistant to using the massive foreign exchange reserves built up during its campaign to weaken the Swiss franc to tackle climate change governing board member Andrea Maechler said on Thursday NeutralBERN The Swiss National Bank is resistant to using the massive foreign exchange reserves built up during its campaign to weaken the Swiss franc to tackle climate change governing board member Andrea Maechler said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-swiss-snb-climate/swiss-national-bank-resistant-to-using-reserves-to-fight-climate-change-idUSKBN1YG1342019-12-13
Swiss politicians are due to discuss later this month legislation which could make the SNB divest carbonheavy investments and take climate change into account as one of its targets PositiveBERN The Swiss National Bank is resistant to using the massive foreign exchange reserves built up during its campaign to weaken the Swiss franc to tackle climate change governing board member Andrea Maechler said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-swiss-snb-climate/swiss-national-bank-resistant-to-using-reserves-to-fight-climate-change-idUSKBN1YG1342019-12-13
U.S. giant Starbucks Swissbased Nespresso and Brazils Nucoffee have all used coffee plantations found by labor officials to have exploited laborers in recent years NegativeThe Thomson Reuters Foundation joined officials on a highspeed chase over fields searching for coffee bean pickers crouched amid countless rows of lush trees http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-coffee-slavery/picked-by-slaves-coffee-crisis-brews-in-brazil-idUSKBN1YG13E2019-12-13
BERN A humanitarian channel to bring food and medicine to Iran could be up and running within months senior Swiss and U.S. officials told Reuters helping supply Swiss goods to the struggling population without tripping over U.S. sanctions PositiveBERN A humanitarian channel to bring food and medicine to Iran could be up and running within months senior Swiss and U.S. officials told Reuters helping supply Swiss goods to the struggling population without tripping over U.S. sanctions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-iran-usa-exclusive/exclusive-swiss-humanitarian-channel-to-iran-seen-within-months-swiss-u-s-officials-idUSKBN1YF23E2019-12-12
4 million to resolve a U.S. probe of its role in helping wealthy Americans evade taxes by using undeclared Swiss bank accounts the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday NegativeThe Swiss private banking unit of HSBC Holdings Plc will pay http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-hsbc-hldg-probe/hsbc-swiss-unit-to-pay-192-million-in-latest-u-s-tax-evasion-deal-idUSKBN1YE2KG2019-12-11
Many other Swiss banks have followed suit including HSBC Private Bank which said it cooperated with U.S. authorities swapped out bankers and changed how it does business PositiveThe Swiss private banking unit of HSBC Holdings Plc will pay http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-hsbc-hldg-probe/hsbc-swiss-unit-to-pay-192-million-in-latest-u-s-tax-evasion-deal-idUSKBN1YE2KG2019-12-11
ZURICH The Swiss central bank could be required to pull its billion balance sheet out of investments in fossil fuel companies in a move by one of the worlds biggest reserve banks to tackle climate change NegativeZURICH The Swiss central bank could be required to pull its billion balance sheet out of investments in fossil fuel companies in a move by one of the worlds biggest reserve banks to tackle climate change http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-climate-change-swiss-snb-exclusive/exclusive-swiss-central-banks-800-billion-could-be-enlisted-in-climate-push-idUSKBN1YE1902019-12-11
Against the Swiss franc which tends to draw investors during times of geopolitical or financial stress the dollar was 0 Negativegold oil settlement http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-gold-little-changed-as-trade-war-spurs-concerns-idUSL1N28J1092019-12-10
BUDAPEST Swissbased MET Energy plans to expand rapidly in Europe over the next three years via acquisitions worth at least 1 billion euros PositiveBUDAPEST Swissbased MET Energy plans to expand rapidly in Europe over the next three years via acquisitions worth at least 1 billion euros http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-energy-met-outlook/met-energy-holding-plans-billion-euro-ma-deals-in-europe-ceo-idUSKBN1YD1HM2019-12-10
For too long Russian doping has detracted from clean WADA President Craig Reedie said after a meeting of WADAs executive committee in the Swiss city of Lausanne NeutralRussia was banned from the worlds top sporting events for four years on Monday including the next summer and winter Olympics and the 2022 soccer World Cup for tampering with doping tests http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-sport-doping-russia/russia-banned-from-next-olympics-and-world-cup-soccer-idUSKBN1YD0L32019-12-10
In 1999 he led a committee of Jewish groups and Swiss banks to resolve questions over unclaimed bank accounts of Holocaust victims eventually brokering a NegativePaul Volcker the towering former Federal Reserve chairman who tamed U.S. inflation in the 1980s and decades later inspired tough Wall Street reforms in the wake of the global financial crisis died on Monday at the age of 92 according to his daughter Janice Zima http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-paul-volcker/former-fed-chief-paul-volcker-inflation-slayer-dies-at-92-idUSKBN1YD1HE2019-12-10
Prosecutor Niki Casanato said on Monday that the Swiss federal justice office had received a request from Luxembourg for her extradition to serve the remaining time NegativeGENEVA A Swiss court convicted a Belgian lawyer on Monday of moneylaundering and forgery for taking shares now worth more than 60 million Swiss francs from Belgiums richest family and stashing them in accounts and offshore companies http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-belgium-crime/belgian-lawyer-guilty-in-catch-me-if-you-can-swiss-money-laundering-case-idUSKBN1YD2C02019-12-10
Swiss banks became suspicious in 2008 when a whistleblower leaked details of thousands of clients of HSBC private bank including the lawyers account with million NegativeGENEVA A Swiss court convicted a Belgian lawyer on Monday of moneylaundering and forgery for taking shares now worth more than 60 million Swiss francs from Belgiums richest family and stashing them in accounts and offshore companies http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-belgium-crime/belgian-lawyer-guilty-in-catch-me-if-you-can-swiss-money-laundering-case-idUSKBN1YD2C02019-12-10
The French drugmaker whose pipeline has disappointed investors in recent years poached new chief executive Paul Hudson from Swiss pharma group Novartis in September to revitalize the company NegativePARIS Sanofi SA said on Monday it would end its research efforts in diabetes and cardiovascular diseases as part of a revamp that will narrow the number of its business units in the hope of bolstering growth and profit http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-outlook/sanofi-ends-research-in-diabetes-narrows-units-to-spur-profit-idUSKBN1YD2BI2019-12-10
MARTIGNY Switzerland Christoph Blochers vast collection of works by Switzerlands master painters is a fitting accompaniment to the 79yearold billionaires decades at the vanguard of rightwing Swiss politics PositiveMARTIGNY Switzerland Christoph Blochers vast collection of works by Switzerlands master painters is a fitting accompaniment to the 79yearold billionaires decades at the vanguard of rightwing Swiss politics http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-art/all-art-is-political-switzerlands-blocher-puts-masterpieces-on-display-idUSKBN1YA1RP2019-12-07
Swiss Re shares were up 2 NeutralThe deal comes after ReAssure which like Phoenix specializes in closed life insurance books shelved a planned initial public offering earlier this year http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-re-m-a-phoenix-grp/britains-phoenix-to-buy-swiss-res-reassure-business-for-4-1-billion-idUSKBN1YA0NI2019-12-07
Swiss Re was advised by Morgan Stanley Fenchurch and Clifford Chance a spokeswoman said NeutralThe deal comes after ReAssure which like Phoenix specializes in closed life insurance books shelved a planned initial public offering earlier this year http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-re-m-a-phoenix-grp/britains-phoenix-to-buy-swiss-res-reassure-business-for-4-1-billion-idUSKBN1YA0NI2019-12-07
ZURICH The Swiss government approved on Friday health insurance coverage for CART cell therapies from Novartis and Gilead Sciences which can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars per patient PositiveZURICH The Swiss government approved on Friday health insurance coverage for CART cell therapies from Novartis and Gilead Sciences which can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars per patient http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-swiss-medicine/swiss-approve-insurance-cover-for-novartis-gilead-cell-therapies-idUSKBN1YA1GY2019-12-07
ZURICH Roches Tecentriq immunotherapy mixed with chemotherapy won U.S. approval as an initial treatment for a form of lung cancer as the Swiss drugmaker seeks to establish its alternative to drugs from Merck and BristolMyers Squibb PositiveZURICH Roches Tecentriq immunotherapy mixed with chemotherapy won U.S. approval as an initial treatment for a form of lung cancer as the Swiss drugmaker seeks to establish its alternative to drugs from Merck and BristolMyers Squibb http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-tecentriq/roche-wins-fda-approval-for-immunotherapy-cocktail-against-lung-cancer-idUSKBN1Y80J32019-12-05
The World AntiDoping Agency has shifted a meeting that will decide whether to impose new sanctions on Russia including a possible Olympic ban from Paris to the Swiss city of Lausanne due to anticipated strikes in France NegativeThe World AntiDoping Agency has shifted a meeting that will decide whether to impose new sanctions on Russia including a possible Olympic ban from Paris to the Swiss city of Lausanne due to anticipated strikes in France http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-sport-doping-russia/doping-wada-meeting-on-russia-moved-from-paris-to-lausanne-idUSKBN1Y704K2019-12-03
Haefners Swiss investment company BigPoint Holding AG did not immediately return a message seeking comment NeutralThe capital increase would be three times Schmolzs market capitalization and follows a previous rescue of the company just six years ago http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-schmolz-equity/schmolzbickenbach-battle-escalates-on-eve-of-capital-increase-vote-idUSKBN1Y513R2019-12-02
Swiss newspaper SonntagsZeitung reported on Sunday that the factions were in talks over a possible solution citing people close to Haefner PositiveThe capital increase would be three times Schmolzs market capitalization and follows a previous rescue of the company just six years ago http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-schmolz-equity/schmolzbickenbach-battle-escalates-on-eve-of-capital-increase-vote-idUSKBN1Y513R2019-12-02
The Swiss franc was up around 0 NeutralRiskoff yen Aussie down http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-u-s-sparks-risk-off-move-by-backing-hong-kong-dollar-flat-idUSL8N2881RN2019-11-29
story removes reference to Zolgensma which will not be made at new Swiss factory in 2020 NeutralWe have already started to produce clinical batches at both sites and are on track to begin producing commercial product in Novartis said http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-swiss-factory/novartiss-90-million-swiss-factory-to-help-solve-cell-therapy-bottleneck-idUSKBN1Y214Y2019-11-29
Colorifixs other backers include Swiss investment firm Challenger 88 and Cambridge University NeutralBritain A British biotech startup is developing a method of textile dyeing that taps into the bright colors of birds and butterflies and has microorganisms recreate them on fabric slashing the use of water and heavy chemicals in the process http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-fashion-colorifix/hm-backed-startup-puts-bacteria-to-work-in-green-dyeing-process-idUSKBN1Y115Y2019-11-28
Investor uncertainty benefited the Swiss franc which pulled back from a twomonth low to trade at 0 NegativeHong Kong human rights bill could hamper trade war http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-yen-rises-yuan-falls-after-trump-signs-hong-kong-protest-bill-idUSL4N2874N52019-11-28
European shares posted their best day in six weeks on Monday as transatlantic deals by Louis Vuitton owner LVMH and Swiss drugmaker Novartis as well as hopes that the United States and China would seal a trade deal boosted sentiment PositiveEuropean shares posted their best day in six weeks on Monday as transatlantic deals by Louis Vuitton owner LVMH and Swiss drugmaker Novartis as well as hopes that the United States and China would seal a trade deal boosted sentiment http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/transatlantic-dealmaking-sends-european-shares-back-to-four-year-peak-idUSKBN1XZ0RM2019-11-26
ZURICH Roche expects its risdiplam medicine for spinal muscular atrophy to get U.S. approval by May the Swiss drugmaker said on Monday as it takes on Novartis and Biogen in the lucrative rare disease area PositiveZURICH Roche expects its risdiplam medicine for spinal muscular atrophy to get U.S. approval by May the Swiss drugmaker said on Monday as it takes on Novartis and Biogen in the lucrative rare disease area http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-risdiplam/roche-eyes-quick-fda-approval-in-sma-race-with-biogen-novartis-idUSKBN1XZ0RC2019-11-26
Nov 23 Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG is nearing an agreement to acquire U.S. biotechnology firm The Medicines Co for about billion the Wall Street Journal reported PositiveNov 23 Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG is nearing an agreement to acquire U.S. biotechnology firm The Medicines Co for about billion the Wall Street Journal reported http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/medicines-ma-novartis/novartis-nears-deal-to-buy-u-s-biotech-firm-medicines-co-for-about-7-bln-wsj-idUSFWN2830012019-11-24
The deal could broaden the Swiss drugmakers cabinet of heart medicines and shore up growth threatened by patent expirations NeutralThe deal in which Novartis has agreed to pay a share could be announced this weekend the Journal reported citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-medicines-m-a-novartis/novartis-nears-deal-to-buy-u-s-biotech-firm-medicines-co-for-about-7-billion-wsj-idUSKBN1XX0MX2019-11-24
GENEVA Judges at the World Trade Organization can earn more than 300000 Swiss francs taxfree for what is a parttime job the United States said on Friday in a fresh onslaught on its beleaguered arbitration system NegativeGENEVA Judges at the World Trade Organization can earn more than 300000 Swiss francs taxfree for what is a parttime job the United States said on Friday in a fresh onslaught on its beleaguered arbitration system http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-wto-trade-usa/us-takes-aim-at-judges-pay-in-new-attack-on-wto-system-idUSKBN1XW1ZO2019-11-23
HOUSTON U.S. refiner Valero Energy Corp said in court documents that Swiss commodities trader Trafigura AG was its supplier of tainted marine fuel that damaged customers engines in 2018 asking a judge to hold the trader liable for losses NegativeHOUSTON U.S. refiner Valero Energy Corp said in court documents that Swiss commodities trader Trafigura AG was its supplier of tainted marine fuel that damaged customers engines in 2018 asking a judge to hold the trader liable for losses http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-energy-lawsuit-valero/valero-points-a-finger-at-trafigura-as-source-of-bad-marine-fuel-court-documents-idUSKBN1XW24D2019-11-23
ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roche on Friday said its immunotherapy Tecentriq combined with its Avastin medicine helped people with the most common form of liver cancer to live longer than with an older drug from Germanys Bayer PositiveZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roche on Friday said its immunotherapy Tecentriq combined with its Avastin medicine helped people with the most common form of liver cancer to live longer than with an older drug from Germanys Bayer http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-tecentriq/roche-says-tecentriq-cocktail-helps-liver-cancer-patients-live-longer-idUSKBN1XW1XK2019-11-23
In a statement Brazilian federal prosecutors said the Swiss search warrants were key as investigations indicated there was important incriminating documentation there NeutralRIO DE JANEIRO Swiss investigators have executed search warrants at addresses linked to Vitol and Trafigura their counterparts in Brazil said on Thursday as a sprawling probe into the global commodity trading industry intensifies http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-corruption-oil-traders/swiss-prosecutors-search-vitol-trafigura-offices-amid-sweeping-graft-probe-idUSKBN1XV22I2019-11-22
Private equity group Warburg Pincus is working with Goldman Sachs and Barclays on the planned 2020 sale or initial public offering of Swiss banking software company Avaloq people close to the matter said PositivePrivate equity group Warburg Pincus is working with Goldman Sachs and Barclays on the planned 2020 sale or initial public offering of Swiss banking software company Avaloq people close to the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-avaloq-sale/swiss-software-group-avaloq-hires-banks-for-2020-sale-or-ipo-sources-idUSKBN1XV25O2019-11-22
RIO DE JANEIRO Swiss investigators have executed search warrants at addresses linked to Vitol and Trafigura their counterparts in Brazil said on Thursday as a sprawling probe into the global commodity trading industry intensifies NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO Swiss investigators have executed search warrants at addresses linked to Vitol and Trafigura their counterparts in Brazil said on Thursday as a sprawling probe into the global commodity trading industry intensifies http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-corruption-oil-traders/swiss-prosecutors-search-vitol-trafigura-offices-amid-sweeping-graft-probe-idUSKBN1XV22I2019-11-22
Trafigura said it had responded to the request by Swiss authorities for information and provided available responsive documentation PositiveRIO DE JANEIRO Swiss investigators have executed search warrants at addresses linked to Vitol and Trafigura their counterparts in Brazil said on Thursday as a sprawling probe into the global commodity trading industry intensifies http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-corruption-oil-traders/swiss-prosecutors-search-vitol-trafigura-offices-amid-sweeping-graft-probe-idUSKBN1XV22I2019-11-22
ZURICH Swiss engineering firm ABB said on Thursday it had upheld international sanctions on North Korea but its machinery may have been sold to the country without its permission after photos emerged purporting to show ABB robots in a factory NegativeZURICH Swiss engineering firm ABB said on Thursday it had upheld international sanctions on North Korea but its machinery may have been sold to the country without its permission after photos emerged purporting to show ABB robots in a factory http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-abb-northkorea-robot/swiss-abb-robots-photographed-in-north-korean-factory-nk-news-idUSKBN1XV1SC2019-11-22
Porsche part of the Volkswagen Group that includes Audi have German Andre Lotterer and Swiss racer Neel Jani as their lineup PositiveLONDON Formula E starts its sixth season in Saudi Arabia on Friday with debutants Porsche and Mercedes hoping to carry their respective success in sports cars and Formula One to a new allelectric battleground http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-motor-electric/porsche-and-mercedes-embark-on-new-era-of-electric-racing-idUSKBN1XU1SV2019-11-21
Analysts at Citi said buying BME would enable the Swiss bourse to offer clearing and settlement of shares inside the EU by using the Spanish bourses infrastructure PositiveShares of BME among the smallest of Europes exchanges were up at 34 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bme-holding-m-a-euronext/euronext-six-group-square-up-for-battle-for-madrid-bourse-idUSKBN1XS0RN2019-11-19
BME board members and shareholders must now decide whether to wait for any formal Euronext offer before deciding on the Swiss bid PositiveShares of BME among the smallest of Europes exchanges were up at 34 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bme-holding-m-a-euronext/euronext-six-group-square-up-for-battle-for-madrid-bourse-idUSKBN1XS0RN2019-11-19
It has established partnerships with airlines and service companies such as Air Canada Air FranceKLM Hahn Air Lufthansa and Swissport PositiveNEW YORK German airline Hahn Air which offers scheduled and charter flights within Europe announced on Monday it has issued the first airline tickets enabled by blockchain technology in partnership with Winding Tree an opensource travel distribution platform http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-blockchain-airlines-hahn-air/german-airline-hahn-air-issues-first-blockchain-based-tickets-idUSKBN1XS1TC2019-11-19
ZURICH Novartis is exiting drug discovery at its Shanghai site and shifting its focus to drug development saying accelerating approvals in China are pushing the Swiss company to dedicate the operations resources to getting its medicines to market NeutralZURICH Novartis is exiting drug discovery at its Shanghai site and shifting its focus to drug development saying accelerating approvals in China are pushing the Swiss company to dedicate the operations resources to getting its medicines to market http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-shanghai/novartis-switches-gears-in-shanghai-from-research-to-drug-development-idUSKBN1XS1GV2019-11-19
ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roche is paying up to NeutralZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roche is paying up to http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-promedior-m-a-roche-hldg/roche-buys-u-s-drugmaker-promedior-for-up-to-1-4-billion-to-get-lung-drug-idUSKBN1XP1F02019-11-16
Demand for safehaven assets also helped the yen and the Swiss franc but the dollars rebound was more pronounced after it faltered in late Asian trading PositiveBy Saikat Chatterjee http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-rises-to-near-one-month-highs-as-data-disappoint-idUSL8N27U52Q2019-11-15
Dollar slips as safehave yen Swiss franc gain Positivegold oil settlement http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-yields-fall-as-china-slowdown-deepens-idUSL2N27U1D22019-11-15
Gold prices rose on fading investor optimism on the U.S.China trade talks helping to boost the appeal of the Swiss franc Japanese yen and government debt as safehavens Negativegold oil settlement prices refreshes http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-shares-bond-yields-slip-on-sour-trade-deal-sentiment-idUSL2N27T1D52019-11-14
TOKYO Nov 14 Doubts that securing a trade agreement between the United States and China is far from a done deal helped to lift safehaven currencies such as the yen and the Swiss franc on Thursday while pulling the yuan lower PositiveBy Hideyuki Sano http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-u-s-china-trade-deal-doubts-lift-yen-hamper-yuan-idUSL4N27U0652019-11-14
The Swiss franc has been firm having risen almost 0 PositiveBy Hideyuki Sano http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-u-s-china-trade-deal-doubts-lift-yen-hamper-yuan-idUSL4N27U0652019-11-14
16 termination fee to Liberty Global after its agreement to buy the U.S. cable companys Swiss business failed Liberty Global said PositiveZURICH Nov 13 Sunrise Communications will pay a 50 million Swiss franc http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/liberty-global-ma-sunrise-comm-grp/sunrise-to-pay-liberty-global-50-mln-sfr-after-swiss-deal-break-idUSL8N27T0NQ2019-11-13
Nov 13 Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on NeutralNov 13 Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-november-13-idUSL8N27S4S22019-11-13
ZURICH Nov 13 Sunrise Communications faces costs of up to 125 million Swiss francs including a breakup fee to Liberty Global after its deal to buy the U.S. firms Swiss unit collapsed the Swiss telecommunications company said on Wednesday Positivedetails from http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/liberty-global-ma-sunrise-comm-grp/update-1-sunrise-to-pay-liberty-global-50-mln-sfr-after-swiss-deal-break-idUSL8N27T0OT2019-11-13
ZURICH Nov 13 Sunrise Communications will pay a 50 million Swiss franc NeutralZURICH Nov 13 Sunrise Communications will pay a 50 million Swiss franc http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/liberty-global-ma-sunrise-comm-grp/sunrise-to-pay-liberty-global-50-mln-sfr-after-swiss-deal-break-idUSL8N27T0NQ2019-11-13
A bookrunner said separately the price range for the placement was 19101940 Swiss francs NeutralZURICH Jacobs Holding is selling a 2 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-barry-callebaut-placement/investment-firm-jacobs-holding-cuts-stake-in-barry-callebaut-idUSKBN1XL24Z2019-11-12
The U.S. dollar which often acts as a safehaven asset when political and economic uncertainty reins was lower against the yen and the Swiss franc other traditional safe havens Negativeoil gold settlement http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-dollar-stocks-slip-amid-trade-deal-uncertainty-idUSL2N27R0XA2019-11-12
This should lead to faster and wider access to the Bonni told about 300 investors and analysts during a presentation about Roches Swiss pRed research groups pipeline PositiveZURICH Roche is testing its brain in humans with the Swiss drugmaker hoping to rejuvenate the theory that removing amyloid plaques from the brains of patients with Alzheimers disease will prove effective despite repeated failures http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-roche-swiss-research/roche-tests-brain-shuttle-in-humans-in-alzheimers-project-idUSKBN1XL1WH2019-11-12
ZURICH Roche is testing its brain in humans with the Swiss drugmaker hoping to rejuvenate the theory that removing amyloid plaques from the brains of patients with Alzheimers disease will prove effective despite repeated failures PositiveZURICH Roche is testing its brain in humans with the Swiss drugmaker hoping to rejuvenate the theory that removing amyloid plaques from the brains of patients with Alzheimers disease will prove effective despite repeated failures http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-roche-swiss-research/roche-tests-brain-shuttle-in-humans-in-alzheimers-project-idUSKBN1XL1WH2019-11-12
JERASH Jordan Three Mexican tourists and one Swiss were wounded along with four locals in Jordan on Wednesday when a man went on a stabbing rampage in Jerash a major tourist destination near ancient Roman ruins the health minister said NegativeJERASH Jordan Three Mexican tourists and one Swiss were wounded along with four locals in Jordan on Wednesday when a man went on a stabbing rampage in Jerash a major tourist destination near ancient Roman ruins the health minister said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-attack-tourists/three-mexicans-one-swiss-wounded-in-stabbing-at-jordan-tourist-spot-idUSKBN1XG1FA2019-11-07
Swiss banking software company Avaloq is starting preparations for a 2020 sale or initial public offering as its private equity shareholder Warburg Pincus seeks an exit people close to the matter said PositiveSwiss banking software company Avaloq is starting preparations for a 2020 sale or initial public offering as its private equity shareholder Warburg Pincus seeks an exit people close to the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-avaloq-sale/swiss-banking-software-company-avaloq-prepares-for-2020-sale-sources-idUSKBN1XF1IG2019-11-06
ZURICH Novartis on Tuesday won U.S. approval for its longdelayed version of Amgens billion seller Neulasta drug helping the Swiss drugmaker in its uphill battle to sell copies of rivals blockbusters in the worlds top drug market NeutralZURICH Novartis on Tuesday won U.S. approval for its longdelayed version of Amgens billion seller Neulasta drug helping the Swiss drugmaker in its uphill battle to sell copies of rivals blockbusters in the worlds top drug market http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-biosimilars/novartis-gets-u-s-nod-for-long-delayed-amgen-copycat-idUSKBN1XF18I2019-11-06
American Daniel Romanchuk repeated as mens wheelchair champion clocking to defeat Swiss Marcel Hug by a second PositiveNEW YORK Kenyan half marathon world record holders Geoffrey Kamworor and Joyciline Jepkosgei powered to victories in the New York City Marathon on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-athletics-nyc-winners/kenyans-kamworor-jepkosgei-claim-new-york-marathon-titles-idUSKBN1XD0FA2019-11-04
VIENNA The Swiss National Bank may need to take its interest rates further into negative territory its chairman Thomas Jordan said in an interview with the weekly NZZ am Sonntag NegativeVIENNA The Swiss National Bank may need to take its interest rates further into negative territory its chairman Thomas Jordan said in an interview with the weekly NZZ am Sonntag http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-snb-jordan/snb-may-need-to-ease-monetary-policy-even-further-chairman-idUSKBN1XC0HQ2019-11-03
ZURICH Austrian investor Rene Benkos Signa Holding is likely to submit an offer for Swiss department store chain Globus with bids due by the end of November sources familiar with the situation told Reuters PositiveZURICH Austrian investor Rene Benkos Signa Holding is likely to submit an offer for Swiss department store chain Globus with bids due by the end of November sources familiar with the situation told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-globus/benkos-signa-likely-to-bid-for-switzerlands-globus-sources-idUSKBN1X820M2019-10-30
The affair saw suicide and espionage invade the secretive world of Swiss private banking and exposed a feud between Khan and Credit Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam NegativeThe board at Switzerlands biggest lender thinks a trial cold pose dangers for Khan and the bank especially if new details emerged that could incriminate Khan the paper said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-creditsuissegp-khan/ubs-wants-new-recruit-khan-to-drop-criminal-complaint-over-spying-paper-idUSKBN1X60DJ2019-10-28
After divesting some businesses and using the proceeds to pay down debt the Swiss company would look at smaller deals and investing in its existing operations Jenisch said NegativeAfter divesting some businesses and using the proceeds to pay down debt the Swiss company would look at smaller deals and investing in its existing operations Jenisch said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lafargeholcim-m-a/lafargeholcim-sees-no-large-acquisitions-for-now-after-paying-down-debt-idUSKBN1X40SM2019-10-26
DOUALA Cameroons president has ordered its main Douala port to suspend contract talks with Swiss firm Terminal Investment Limited until the conclusion of a court case brought by Frances Bollore according to a letter seen by Reuters NegativeDOUALA Cameroons president has ordered its main Douala port to suspend contract talks with Swiss firm Terminal Investment Limited until the conclusion of a court case brought by Frances Bollore according to a letter seen by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-cameroon-port/cameroon-calls-for-freeze-on-douala-port-contract-over-bollore-court-case-idUSKBN1X329O2019-10-25
The Swiss franc which investors also tend to buy when they feel nervous rose 0 NegativeYen franc gain on renewed Brexit jitters http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-brexit-confusion-rattles-fx-markets-boosts-yen-idUSL5N27824O2019-10-24
Analysts said the collapse would ease pressure on prices in the Swiss market NegativeNot even support from investment banks UBS Deutsche Bank Morgan Stanley Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs was able to help Sunrise get the deal across the finish line http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-m-a-sunrise-comm-grp/investor-revolt-torpedoes-swiss-sunrises-6-4-billion-liberty-global-deal-idUSKBN1X10B62019-10-23
In an interview with Swiss newspaper Blick published late on Tuesday he added that his resignation was not on the agenda NegativeNot even support from investment banks UBS Deutsche Bank Morgan Stanley Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs was able to help Sunrise get the deal across the finish line http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-m-a-sunrise-comm-grp/investor-revolt-torpedoes-swiss-sunrises-6-4-billion-liberty-global-deal-idUSKBN1X10B62019-10-23
Swisscom receives a out of jail free Berenberg analyst Usman Ghazi said NegativeNot even support from investment banks UBS Deutsche Bank Morgan Stanley Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs was able to help Sunrise get the deal across the finish line http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-m-a-sunrise-comm-grp/investor-revolt-torpedoes-swiss-sunrises-6-4-billion-liberty-global-deal-idUSKBN1X10B62019-10-23
Oct 22 Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on NeutralOct 22 Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-oct-22-idUSL2N27609G2019-10-22
As other banks have been doing for some time Credit Suisse is introducing negative interest rates for clients with very high Swiss franc cash Credit Suisse said on Friday NegativeA rate of 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-rates/credit-suisse-to-start-charging-wealthy-clients-for-cash-deposits-idUSKBN1WX0OL2019-10-19
Sterlings gains on the dollar helped push the greenback to a fivemonth low versus the euro and a threeweek low against the Swiss franc PositiveSterling on the up after new Brexit deal reached http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-sterling-holds-gains-near-5-month-top-on-brexit-deal-but-hurdles-remain-idUSL3N2724ZK2019-10-18
Oct 17 Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on NeutralOct 17 Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-october-17-idUSL5N27128N2019-10-17
32 deal to buy Liberty Globals Swiss business despite a new offer from the American seller to take part in the acquisition PositiveZURICH Oct 14 Freenet still opposes Sunrises 6 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/freenet-sunrise-takover/freenet-still-rejects-sunrise-deal-despite-liberty-global-offer-idUSZ8N23J01L2019-10-15
ZURICH Oct 14 Liberty Global has offered to buy up to 500 million Swiss francs PositiveZURICH Oct 14 Liberty Global has offered to buy up to 500 million Swiss francs http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/sunrise-upc-takeover/liberty-global-offers-to-buy-500-million-francs-of-sunrise-shares-idUSASP0018162019-10-14
MBank has one of biggest portfolios of Swiss francdenominated mortgages a potential source of losses for the lender NegativeMBank has hired JPMorgan as an advisor while Goldman Sachs is advising Commerzbank two sources said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mbank-m-a-commerzbank/commerzbank-sounds-out-potential-mbank-buyers-as-lenders-hire-advisors-sources-idUSKBN1WQ1EZ2019-10-12
1 billion Swiss francs although the debt component has risen NegativeSunrise needs a simple majority to back the equity issue which has been scaled back from 4 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sunrise-upc/sunrises-upc-deal-too-expensive-says-advisory-group-iss-idUSKBN1WP13Q2019-10-11
Mayor was speaking the day after jointly winning the Nobel Prize for physics with Swiss colleague Didier Queloz and CanadianAmerican cosmologist James Peebles for their work in astronomy PositiveTORREJON DE ARDOZ Spain Swiss scientist Michel Mayor who shared the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physics said on Wednesday he was concerned about how hard is it for young physicists to make a living from their science work http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-nobel-prize-physics/nobel-prize-winner-laments-lack-of-money-for-young-physicists-idUSKBN1WO1PM2019-10-10
TOKYO Oct 10 Global stocks tumbled and the safe haven yen and Swiss franc gained in early Asian trade on Thursday on signs Washington and Beijing were still wide apart on trade issues and were making no progress in deputylevel talks Negativefutures down as much as 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-slide-safe-assets-gain-on-anxiety-over-trade-talks-idUSL3N26V03U2019-10-10
TORREJON DE ARDOZ Spain Swiss scientist Michel Mayor who shared the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physics said on Wednesday he was concerned about how hard is it for young physicists to make a living from their science work NegativeTORREJON DE ARDOZ Spain Swiss scientist Michel Mayor who shared the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physics said on Wednesday he was concerned about how hard is it for young physicists to make a living from their science work http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-nobel-prize-physics/nobel-prize-winner-laments-lack-of-money-for-young-physicists-idUSKBN1WO1PM2019-10-10
Swiss asset manager GAM Holding said on Tuesday it had no discussions with Generali or any company about activity NeutralThe following factors could affect Italian markets on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/italy-factors-oct-9/italy-factors-to-watch-on-oct-9-idUSL5N26T2I02019-10-09
ZURICH Novartis has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Beovu drug to treat a cause of vision loss the Swiss pharmaceuticals company said on Tuesday NegativeZURICH Novartis has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Beovu drug to treat a cause of vision loss the Swiss pharmaceuticals company said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-beovu-approval/novartis-gets-u-s-approval-for-eye-drug-beovu-idUSKBN1WN0FB2019-10-08
He also has a solid selection on hand of Swiss cheeses that are not subject to EU tariffs including a Gruyerestyle LEtivaz made in copper pots according to ancient tradition PositiveBy Andrea Shalal and Aleksandra Michalska http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-wto-aircraft-hoarding/u-s-importers-stockpile-parmigiano-provolone-as-tariffs-on-eu-cheeses-loom-idUSKCN1WK0BP2019-10-06
1 billion francs to pay for its acquisition of Liberty Globals Swiss unit UPC as it seeks to convince shareholders to back the deal PositiveZURICH Sept 30 Sunrise Communications is cutting its proposed rights issue to 2 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/liberty-global-ma-sunrise-comm-grp/sunrise-cuts-rights-issue-to-2-8-bln-sfr-in-push-to-buy-liberty-globals-upc-idUSFWN26K00Y2019-10-01
33 takeover of Liberty Global Swiss UPC assets saying a proposal to reduce a rights issue was insufficient to change its mind NegativeZURICH Sept 30 Sunrise investor AOC joined Germanys Freenet in fighting the Swiss telecoms groups 6 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/liberty-global-ma-sunrise-comm-grp-aoc/sunrise-investor-aoc-opposes-upc-takeover-despite-reduced-rights-issue-idUSFWN26L0IL2019-10-01
BERLIN Sept 30 Germanys Freenet was unswayed by Sunrise Communications move to slash its proposed rights issue pledging on Monday to continue its fight against the Swiss companys proposed 6 NegativeBERLIN Sept 30 Germanys Freenet was unswayed by Sunrise Communications move to slash its proposed rights issue pledging on Monday to continue its fight against the Swiss companys proposed 6 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/liberty-global-ma-sunrise-comm-grp-freen/freenet-unswayed-by-sunrise-rights-issue-cut-still-fighting-upc-deal-idUSFWN26K07Z2019-10-01
A Swiss bidder told Reuters that an agent for a collector in Dubai United Arab Emirates had bought several supercars PositiveGENEVA A collection of 25 supercars seized from Equatorial Guineas vice president as part of a Swiss moneylaundering probe fetched nearly 27 million Swiss francs at an auction held by Bonhams on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-swiss-equatorial-cars/supercars-seized-from-equatorial-guinea-vice-president-net-27-million-at-auction-idUSKBN1WE0NV2019-09-30
Last year Bangladesh scrapped a deal with Swiss energy trader AOT Energy which had been close to being finalised NegativeDHAKA Sept 29 Bangladesh has shortlisted 17 companies for its spot tender process as it plans to buy around 1 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas next year to capitalise on lower prices for the superchilled fuel two company officials said http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/bangladesh-lng-imports/bangladesh-shortlists-17-companies-for-spot-lng-officials-idUSL3N26K05V2019-09-30
ZURICH Novartis said on Sunday that Kisqali helped women with advanced breast cancer after menopause live longer adding to data the Swiss company hopes will help convince doctors to choose its drug over Pfizers blockbuster Ibrance PositiveZURICH Novartis said on Sunday that Kisqali helped women with advanced breast cancer after menopause live longer adding to data the Swiss company hopes will help convince doctors to choose its drug over Pfizers blockbuster Ibrance http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-kisqali/novartis-says-kisqali-boosts-survival-in-breast-cancer-patients-idUSKBN1WE0J32019-09-30
It is nearly two decades since 700000 Poles attracted by interest rates far lower than those available in their zloty currency took out mortgages denominated in Swiss francs PositiveWARSAW Europes highest court will rule next week whether a bank in Poland broke the law by selling homeowners a Swiss franc mortgage potentially unleashing lawsuits which could wipe out Polish banking profits for years to come http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-poland-banks-swissfranc-analysis/analysis-polish-banks-haunted-by-swiss-franc-mortgages-in-european-court-idUSKBN1WE0442019-09-29
Jacek Sledzinski a 45yearold lawyer resents the lack of support even though he has been able to continue repayments on his Swiss franc loan on a 2bedroom flat in Warsaw NeutralWARSAW Europes highest court will rule next week whether a bank in Poland broke the law by selling homeowners a Swiss franc mortgage potentially unleashing lawsuits which could wipe out Polish banking profits for years to come http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-poland-banks-swissfranc-analysis/analysis-polish-banks-haunted-by-swiss-franc-mortgages-in-european-court-idUSKBN1WE0442019-09-29
Since the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008 the Swiss franc has risen from 2 NeutralWARSAW Europes highest court will rule next week whether a bank in Poland broke the law by selling homeowners a Swiss franc mortgage potentially unleashing lawsuits which could wipe out Polish banking profits for years to come http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-poland-banks-swissfranc-analysis/analysis-polish-banks-haunted-by-swiss-franc-mortgages-in-european-court-idUSKBN1WE0442019-09-29
The most painful year for Poles was 2015 when the franc skyrocketed as the Swiss central bank removed a currency cap NegativeWARSAW Europes highest court will rule next week whether a bank in Poland broke the law by selling homeowners a Swiss franc mortgage potentially unleashing lawsuits which could wipe out Polish banking profits for years to come http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-poland-banks-swissfranc-analysis/analysis-polish-banks-haunted-by-swiss-franc-mortgages-in-european-court-idUSKBN1WE0442019-09-29
WARSAW Europes highest court will rule next week whether a bank in Poland broke the law by selling homeowners a Swiss franc mortgage potentially unleashing lawsuits which could wipe out Polish banking profits for years to come NegativeWARSAW Europes highest court will rule next week whether a bank in Poland broke the law by selling homeowners a Swiss franc mortgage potentially unleashing lawsuits which could wipe out Polish banking profits for years to come http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-poland-banks-swissfranc-analysis/analysis-polish-banks-haunted-by-swiss-franc-mortgages-in-european-court-idUSKBN1WE0442019-09-29
13 rights issue to finance its purchase of Liberty Globals Swiss UPC business four people close to the situation told Reuters NeutralZURICH Sept 27 Sunrise Communications could slash the size of its planned 4 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/liberty-global-ma-sunrise-comm-grp/sunrise-could-slash-size-of-rights-issue-to-fund-upc-deal-sources-idUSFWN26I0XH2019-09-28
The South African will not defend her world title after a Swiss Federal Tribunal reversed a ruling that temporarily lifted testosterone regulations imposed on her NegativeDOHA Christian Coleman posted the top time in the mens 100 meters heats in the airconditioned comfort of Khalifa Stadium at the world championships on Friday but there will be no such relief on Dohas streets as the women prepare for a midnight marathon http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-athletics-world-coleman/coleman-off-to-hot-start-as-marathoners-set-to-sizzle-idUSKBN1WC20I2019-09-28
ZURICH Sept 26 The Swiss antitrust authority has approved Sunrise Communicationss plan to buy Liberty Globals Swiss UPC business the Swiss telecommunications company said on Thursday PositiveZURICH Sept 26 The Swiss antitrust authority has approved Sunrise Communicationss plan to buy Liberty Globals Swiss UPC business the Swiss telecommunications company said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/libertyglobal-ma-sunrise-comm-grp/swiss-competition-authority-oks-sunrise-plan-to-buy-liberty-globals-upc-idUSZ8N21701D2019-09-26
ZURICH The Swiss antitrust authority has approved Sunrise Communications 6 PositiveZURICH The Swiss antitrust authority has approved Sunrise Communications 6 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-libertyglobal-m-a-sunrise-comm-grp/sunrise-plan-to-buy-liberty-globals-upc-gets-anti-trust-green-light-idUSKBN1WB0E12019-09-26
Mostly such practices never meet the light of Swiss reputation consultant Bernhard Bauhofer told Swiss tabloid Blick NegativeAs a result of a criminal complaint http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-credit-suisse-khan/swiss-probe-incident-involving-ex-credit-suisse-banker-khan-private-detectives-idUSKBN1W817E2019-09-24
LONDON Privately owned Peel Ports has formed a joint venture agreement with Swiss shipping line MSCs Terminal Investment Limited to develop Liverpools container facility PositiveLONDON Privately owned Peel Ports has formed a joint venture agreement with Swiss shipping line MSCs Terminal Investment Limited to develop Liverpools container facility http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-shipping-peelports-liverpool/peel-ports-in-venture-to-develop-liverpool-container-terminal-idUSKBN1W51BJ2019-09-22
MarieClaire Graf a 23yearold Swiss climate activist visiting the U.N. European headquarters in Geneva said the number of U.N. vehicles in vast carparks overlooking the lake and mountains was surprising PositiveGENEVA Close to 2000 United Nations employees have called for the global body to reduce its carbon footprint including through curbs on their own diplomatic perks like businessclass flights and travel handouts a letter obtained by Reuters showed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-climate-change-un-document/u-n-urged-by-own-staff-to-look-at-its-climate-footprint-idUSKBN1W50YH2019-09-21
The Swissbased Libra Association the nonprofit organisation comprising Facebook and 27 other members that plans to launch and oversee the currency did not immediately respond to a request for comment PositiveBERLIN Sept 20 Facebooks planned cryptocurrency Libra will be backed by a basket of currencies including the U.S. dollar euro yen sterling and Singapore dollar but excluding Chinas yuan Der Spiegel reported referring to a letter from Facebook http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/facebook-libra-basket/no-chinese-yuan-in-basket-underpinning-facebooks-libra-spiegel-idUSL5N26B3XE2019-09-21
ZURICH Facebook still aims to launch its Libra digital currency next year its executive overseeing the project told Swiss newspaper NZZ as the company presses ahead despite authorities around the world pouring cold water on the plans NeutralZURICH Facebook still aims to launch its Libra digital currency next year its executive overseeing the project told Swiss newspaper NZZ as the company presses ahead despite authorities around the world pouring cold water on the plans http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-libra/undeterred-facebook-to-press-on-with-libra-launch-next-year-executive-idUSKBN1W51SD2019-09-21
It was slightly weaker against the Swiss franc at 0 NegativeDollar gives up gains against most major currencies http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-erases-post-fed-bounce-sterling-up-on-brexit-deal-hopes-idUSL3N26A5IY2019-09-20
NEW YORK Sept 19 The U.S. dollar was mixed on Thursday morning weaker against the euro the Swiss franc and the Japanese yen but stronger versus the Antipodean currencies after a slew of central bank decisions came in more hawkish than expected Neutralnew adds analyst http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-mixed-euro-higher-after-hawkish-central-bank-shift-idUSL5N26A3W32019-09-20
From 2010 to 2018 average insured losses from secondary perils were almost double those from primary perils such as earthquakes and hurricanes a Reuters analysis of Swiss Re data showed NegativeLONDON By the time David Kaisel got back from selling his flour at a farmers market a wildfire in Californias Capay Valley had burned both his tractor and the shipping container where he kept some tools http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-insurance-climatechange-insight/fire-and-hail-push-insurers-to-rethink-climate-change-risks-idUSKBN1W40JH2019-09-19
ZURICH A British babys death this year after getting Novartiss gene therapy Zolgensma was not caused by a toxic drug reaction the Swiss drugmaker said allaying concerns over the NegativeZURICH A British babys death this year after getting Novartiss gene therapy Zolgensma was not caused by a toxic drug reaction the Swiss drugmaker said allaying concerns over the http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-gene-therapy/british-babys-death-not-due-to-sma-gene-therapy-novartis-idUSKBN1W40MC2019-09-19
It is unclear if U.S.built shortrange Avengers and mediumrange IHawks and Swiss shortrange Orelikons which the kingdom owns are currently operational NeutralBillions of dollars spent by Saudi Arabia on cutting edge Western military hardware mainly designed to deter high altitude attacks has proved no match for lowcost drones and cruise missiles used in a strike that crippled its giant oil industry http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-security/costly-saudi-defenses-prove-no-match-for-drones-cruise-missiles-idUSKBN1W22FR2019-09-18
Strength in the safehaven currency makes Swiss exports more expensive abroad NeutralZURICH The Swiss government cut its 2019 growth forecast by a third on Tuesday citing as risks the escalating trade war between China and the United States the rising Swiss franc and the drastic slowdown in neighboring Germany http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-swiss-economy-outlook/swiss-slash-2019-growth-forecast-as-industry-struggles-idUSKBN1W20IN2019-09-18
Swiss economic growth has clearly weakened when compared to last year and the outlook for the great majority of industry has become said Credit Suisse economist Claude Maurer NegativeZURICH The Swiss government cut its 2019 growth forecast by a third on Tuesday citing as risks the escalating trade war between China and the United States the rising Swiss franc and the drastic slowdown in neighboring Germany http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-swiss-economy-outlook/swiss-slash-2019-growth-forecast-as-industry-struggles-idUSKBN1W20IN2019-09-18
The Swiss National Bank which has been battling against the strong franc for eight years holds its quarterly policy review on Thursday NegativeZURICH The Swiss government cut its 2019 growth forecast by a third on Tuesday citing as risks the escalating trade war between China and the United States the rising Swiss franc and the drastic slowdown in neighboring Germany http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-swiss-economy-outlook/swiss-slash-2019-growth-forecast-as-industry-struggles-idUSKBN1W20IN2019-09-18
The Swiss francs rise is also curbing exports the government said on Tuesday NegativeZURICH The Swiss government cut its 2019 growth forecast by a third on Tuesday citing as risks the escalating trade war between China and the United States the rising Swiss franc and the drastic slowdown in neighboring Germany http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-swiss-economy-outlook/swiss-slash-2019-growth-forecast-as-industry-struggles-idUSKBN1W20IN2019-09-18
The government said it expects the Swiss economy to grow 1 PositiveZURICH The Swiss government cut its 2019 growth forecast by a third on Tuesday citing as risks the escalating trade war between China and the United States the rising Swiss franc and the drastic slowdown in neighboring Germany http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-swiss-economy-outlook/swiss-slash-2019-growth-forecast-as-industry-struggles-idUSKBN1W20IN2019-09-18
ZURICH Roche has won the U.S. Food and Drug Administrations breakthrough therapy tag for its drug Gazyva in lupus nephritis the Swiss drugmaker said on Wednesday boosting its efforts to recycle the 2013approved lymphoma medicine for new indications PositiveZURICH Roche has won the U.S. Food and Drug Administrations breakthrough therapy tag for its drug Gazyva in lupus nephritis the Swiss drugmaker said on Wednesday boosting its efforts to recycle the 2013approved lymphoma medicine for new indications http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-lupus-nephritis/roche-bid-to-recycle-gayzva-for-lupus-nephritis-wins-fda-breakthrough-tag-idUSKBN1W30OW2019-09-18
1 billion Swiss franc rights issue that needs majority approval at an extraordinary shareholder meeting to be called once the transaction gets antitrust clearance PositiveAOC has a stake of less than in Sunrise via a Luxembourgbased fund http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-m-a-sunrise-comm-grp/activist-investor-aoc-opposes-sunrise-takeover-of-swiss-upc-idUSKCN1VX0VO2019-09-13
The Libra Association said on Wednesday it planned to apply to become a Swisslicensed payments system casting the spotlight on how the Swiss Financial market Supervisory Authority handles the matter PositiveZURICH Switzerland welcomes international scrutiny of the way it oversees the Facebookled Libra cryptocurrency project and is ready to work with other countries to ensure seamless supervision the top Swiss financial watchdog said http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-cryptocurrency-swiss/swiss-welcome-scrutiny-in-handling-libra-cyrptocurrency-watchdog-idUSKCN1VX0IX2019-09-13
ZURICH Former South American football boss Juan Angel Napout has been banned for life from the sport and fined one million Swiss francs by FIFA more than one year after being given a nineyear jail sentence by a U.S. Court NegativeZURICH Former South American football boss Juan Angel Napout has been banned for life from the sport and fined one million Swiss francs by FIFA more than one year after being given a nineyear jail sentence by a U.S. Court http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-fifa-paraguay/soccer-jailed-former-south-american-soccer-boss-banned-by-fifa-idUSKCN1VX2CJ2019-09-13
ZURICH Switzerland welcomes international scrutiny of the way it oversees the Facebookled Libra cryptocurrency project and is ready to work with other countries to ensure seamless supervision the top Swiss financial watchdog said PositiveZURICH Switzerland welcomes international scrutiny of the way it oversees the Facebookled Libra cryptocurrency project and is ready to work with other countries to ensure seamless supervision the top Swiss financial watchdog said http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-cryptocurrency-swiss/swiss-welcome-scrutiny-in-handling-libra-cyrptocurrency-watchdog-idUSKCN1VX0IX2019-09-13
The Swiss National Bank has pushed rates deeper into negative territory than any other central bank NegativeU.S. President Donald Trump tweeted with envy on Wednesday about the ultralow even negative interest rates in other parts of the world berating what he called the at the Federal Reserve for not following suit http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-global-centralbanks-negativerates-gra/note-to-trump-negative-rates-have-delivered-few-positive-results-idUSKCN1VW2R62019-09-12
The Swiss authority said wider questions about tax competition and data protection thrown up by Facebooks plans for Libra would fall outside its remit NegativeFor banklike risks for example banklike regulatory requirements would FINMA said in an initial assessment of the project based on the information it has so far http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-cryptocurrency-finma/switzerland-warns-facebooks-libra-it-will-face-extra-scrutiny-idUSKCN1VW0H62019-09-12
The resulting devaluation of the Swiss franc appeared to provide a tailwind for an exportoriented economy NeutralU.S. President Donald Trump tweeted with envy on Wednesday about the ultralow even negative interest rates in other parts of the world berating what he called the at the Federal Reserve for not following suit http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-global-centralbanks-negativerates-gra/note-to-trump-negative-rates-have-delivered-few-positive-results-idUSKCN1VW2R62019-09-12
The Libra project was still in very early stages of thinking through steps to prevent such crimes she said adding Swiss officials had similar views PositiveFINMA in August granted Switzerlands first banking and securities licenses to two blockchain service providers and has built up a digital currency hub nicknamed the Crypto http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-facebook-cryptocurrency/swiss-based-libra-will-have-to-meet-tough-u-s-standards-u-s-treasury-idUSKCN1VV1BT2019-09-11
ZURICH Sept 11 Facebooks Libra cryptocurrency project is seeking a Swiss payment system licence financial watchdog FINMA said on Wednesday noting the breadth of the planned services would require broad oversight Positivedetails from http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/facebook-cryptocurrency/update-1-facebooks-libra-seeks-swiss-payment-system-licence-idUSL5N2620L12019-09-11
LONDON A trade dispute between Bern and Brussels has boosted revenue and volumes for Swiss stock exchange SIX but may eventually hurt investment in Switzerlands financial markets SIXs Chief Executive Officer Jos Dijsselhof said on Thursday NegativeLONDON A trade dispute between Bern and Brussels has boosted revenue and volumes for Swiss stock exchange SIX but may eventually hurt investment in Switzerlands financial markets SIXs Chief Executive Officer Jos Dijsselhof said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-exchanges/eu-row-with-bern-short-term-gain-long-term-pain-for-swiss-stock-exchange-idUSKCN1VQ2E92019-09-07
The Swiss regulator is working closely with the exchange to create legislation on how to oversee the new platform he said NeutralLONDON A trade dispute between Bern and Brussels has boosted revenue and volumes for Swiss stock exchange SIX but may eventually hurt investment in Switzerlands financial markets SIXs Chief Executive Officer Jos Dijsselhof said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-exchanges/eu-row-with-bern-short-term-gain-long-term-pain-for-swiss-stock-exchange-idUSKCN1VQ2E92019-09-07
The euro extended its rally against the Swiss franc and was last up 0 PositiveLONDON Sept 6 The Australian dollar hit the days highs and the safehaven Swiss franc dived against the euro after China cut reserve requirements for its banks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex-china/aussie-dollar-surges-swiss-franc-drops-after-china-cuts-bank-reserve-ratios-idUSL5N25X2B02019-09-07
The restructuring came in an effort to lift flagging earnings at the Swiss bank whose shares have fallen in the past 12 months NegativeSAO PAULO Brazilian statecontrolled lender Banco do Brasil SA http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-banco-do-brasil-partnership-ubs-group/exclusive-banco-do-brasil-ubs-in-advanced-talks-for-investment-banking-joint-venture-sources-idUSKCN1VR2CW2019-09-07
ZURICH Sept 6 The Swiss National Bank has ruled out issuing socalled helicopter money printing cash and handing it out to citizens to increase inflation and consumer spending Chairman Thomas Jordan said on Friday PositiveZURICH Sept 6 The Swiss National Bank has ruled out issuing socalled helicopter money printing cash and handing it out to citizens to increase inflation and consumer spending Chairman Thomas Jordan said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-snb-jordan/swiss-national-bank-rules-out-helicopter-money-for-switzerland-idUSZ8N23J0082019-09-07
to every Swiss citizen did not make any sense and was against the countrys constitution Jordan told an event at the University of Zurich NeutralZURICH Sept 6 The Swiss National Bank has ruled out issuing socalled helicopter money printing cash and handing it out to citizens to increase inflation and consumer spending Chairman Thomas Jordan said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-snb-jordan/swiss-national-bank-rules-out-helicopter-money-for-switzerland-idUSZ8N23J0082019-09-07
ZURICH Swiss drugmakers Novartis and Lonza separately deepened their push into socalled biosimilars betting cheaper copies of namebrand drugs will make headway among costconscious insurers and governments NeutralZURICH Swiss drugmakers Novartis and Lonza separately deepened their push into socalled biosimilars betting cheaper copies of namebrand drugs will make headway among costconscious insurers and governments http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-ms/novartis-lonza-deepen-biosimilars-push-with-ms-arthritis-drug-deals-idUSKCN1VO0GQ2019-09-04
The Swiss government has also said it would like to clinch a deal by then if three final points can be clarified PositiveZURICH Switzerland is unlikely to strike a deal with the European Union this year over a stalled partnership treaty its economy minister said extending an impasse that has hurt bilateral ties and disrupted crossborder share trading http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-minister-pessimistic-on-swift-eu-treaty-wary-on-britain-joining-efta-idUSKCN1VM17J2019-09-02
We want a good solution that can win majority support and that is not the case at the said Parmelin a member of the rightwing and euroskeptic Swiss Peoples Party PositiveZURICH Switzerland is unlikely to strike a deal with the European Union this year over a stalled partnership treaty its economy minister said extending an impasse that has hurt bilateral ties and disrupted crossborder share trading http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-minister-pessimistic-on-swift-eu-treaty-wary-on-britain-joining-efta-idUSKCN1VM17J2019-09-02
The Swiss did not take kindly to Evans comments NegativeRoger Federer and Novak Djokovic were at their dominant best at the U.S. Open on Friday as both cruised into the round of 16 with straightsets victories http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tennis-usopen-highlights/highlights-u-s-open-day-five-idUSKCN1VL03D2019-09-01
The Swiss government announced last December it hoped to sell a minority stake amid efforts to return the business to a profit by 2020 PositiveZURICH A group of logistics services companies has bought a stake in the Swiss Federal Railways cargo unit SBB Cargo AG in an effort to move more goods to trains from roads and return the governmentcontrolled freight business to a profit http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-rail/logistics-firms-buy-35-stake-in-swiss-railways-cargo-unit-idUSKCN1VK1B02019-09-01
ZURICH A group of logistics services companies has bought a stake in the Swiss Federal Railways cargo unit SBB Cargo AG in an effort to move more goods to trains from roads and return the governmentcontrolled freight business to a profit PositiveZURICH A group of logistics services companies has bought a stake in the Swiss Federal Railways cargo unit SBB Cargo AG in an effort to move more goods to trains from roads and return the governmentcontrolled freight business to a profit http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-rail/logistics-firms-buy-35-stake-in-swiss-railways-cargo-unit-idUSKCN1VK1B02019-09-01
ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday stepped up its challenge to Roches multiple sclerosis franchise highlighting study results for its MS hopeful ofatumumab that could compete with its crosstown rivals drug Ocrevus NeutralZURICH Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday stepped up its challenge to Roches multiple sclerosis franchise highlighting study results for its MS hopeful ofatumumab that could compete with its crosstown rivals drug Ocrevus http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-multiple-sclerosis/novartis-takes-aim-at-roches-star-ms-drug-idUSKCN1VK0GI2019-08-31
The hydrogen to be produced by Hydrospider will power the first 50 of a total 1600 trucks Hyundai and H2 Energy plan to bring to Swiss roads by 2025 PositiveAlpiq and H2 Energy each own in Hydrospider whose site will start commercial operations by the end of the year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-linde-pu-hydrogen/linde-takes-10-stake-in-swiss-hydrogen-group-idUSKCN1VJ0VG2019-08-30
ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday threw down the gauntlet at Roches multiple sclerosis franchise touting study results for its MS hopeful ofatumumab that it hopes will muscle in on its crosstown rivals drug Ocrevus PositiveZURICH Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday threw down the gauntlet at Roches multiple sclerosis franchise touting study results for its MS hopeful ofatumumab that it hopes will muscle in on its crosstown rivals drug Ocrevus http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-multiple-sclerosis/novartis-advances-hunt-for-piece-of-roches-growing-ms-empire-idUSKCN1VK0GI2019-08-30
Aug 27 Liberty Global Plc will not amend the terms of a planned sale of its Swiss UPC business to Swiss telecoms firm Sunrise Communications the company said on Tuesday PositiveAug 27 Liberty Global Plc will not amend the terms of a planned sale of its Swiss UPC business to Swiss telecoms firm Sunrise Communications the company said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/liberty-global-ma-sunrise/liberty-global-says-not-to-amend-terms-of-swiss-unit-sale-idUSL3N25N1C72019-08-28
NEW French authorities investigating corruption in international sports believe a Swiss partner of Japanese advertising giant Dentsu Inc played a central and essential deals used to embezzle sponsorship money and have asked Switzerland to raid its office and seize according to a person with knowledge of the probe and documents related to the case reviewed by Reuters NegativeNEW French authorities investigating corruption in international sports believe a Swiss partner of Japanese advertising giant Dentsu Inc played a central and essential deals used to embezzle sponsorship money and have asked Switzerland to raid its office and seize according to a person with knowledge of the probe and documents related to the case reviewed by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sports-investigation-dentsu-partner-e/exclusive-french-investigators-focus-on-dentsu-partner-in-sports-corruption-probe-idUSKCN1VH2JY2019-08-28
Aug 26 Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on NeutralAug 26 Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-august-26-idUSL5N25J2AU2019-08-26
The Swiss officials were helpful in understanding the status complexity and magnitude of Facebooks she said PositiveWASHINGTON The chair of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee said on Sunday she remained concerned about Facebooks plans for a digital currency after meeting the government officials in Switzerland that Facebook has said will regulate it http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-cryptocurrency/u-s-lawmaker-says-still-concerned-about-facebook-cryptocurrency-after-swiss-meetings-idUSKCN1VF0YJ2019-08-26
BERLIN Knight Vinke wants Alpiq to stop its delisting and the squeezeout of minority shareholders following a takeover by a pensionbacked Swiss investment fund the activist investor said in a letter published on Tuesday PositiveBERLIN Knight Vinke wants Alpiq to stop its delisting and the squeezeout of minority shareholders following a takeover by a pensionbacked Swiss investment fund the activist investor said in a letter published on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alpiq-m-a/knight-vinke-urges-alpiq-board-to-call-off-delisting-squeezeout-idUSKCN1VA0U62019-08-21
But authorities can only slow the appreciation trend in some of those currencies such as the Swiss franc rather than drawing a line in the he said NegativeBy Saikat Chatterjee http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-gains-after-biggest-weekly-drop-in-6-weeks-swiss-franc-firm-idUSL4N25F2FW2019-08-20
Easing risk aversion weighs on yen Swiss franc Negativequote in final http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/corrected-forex-dollar-near-3-week-high-as-thaw-in-risk-aversion-lifts-yields-idUSL4N25G0432019-08-20
The Asian financial center that reverted from British to Chinese rule in 1997 is the biggest foreign market for Swiss timepieces absorbing 13 NeutralZURICH Swiss watch exports to their top market Hong Kong fell a modest 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-swiss-watches/swiss-watch-exports-to-hong-kong-fall-1-3-in-july-idUSKCN1VA0HK2019-08-20
The Swiss franc another safehaven asset was last quoted at 0 PositiveTOKYO Asian shares rose on Tuesday as hopes for stimulus in major economies tempered anxiety about a global recession boosting riskier assets and drawing money from safehavens such as bonds and gold http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asia-shares-edge-up-as-stimulus-hopes-temper-recession-worries-idUSKCN1VA02J2019-08-20
ZURICH Swiss watch exports to their top market Hong Kong fell a modest 1 NegativeZURICH Swiss watch exports to their top market Hong Kong fell a modest 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-swiss-watches/swiss-watch-exports-to-hong-kong-fall-1-3-in-july-idUSKCN1VA0HK2019-08-20
A delegation from the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services will visit Switzerland this week to discuss cryptocurrencies including Facebooks Swissbased Libra project newspaper NZZ am Sonntag reported PositiveAug 19 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-august-19-idUSL8N25C1BB2019-08-19
Aug 19 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 PositiveAug 19 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-august-19-idUSL8N25C1BB2019-08-19
Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss NeutralAug 19 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-august-19-idUSL8N25C1BB2019-08-19
Safehaven currencies such as the yen and Swiss franc were under pressure as expectations policymakers would unleash new stimulus eased immediate concerns about a slowing global economy NegativeRBI Governor Shaktikanta Das IBA Chairman Sunil Mehta and other bank officials will be present at FIBAC 2019 in Mumbai http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/india-morningcall/morning-news-call-india-august-19-idUSL4N25F0TF2019-08-19
TOKYO Aug 19 Safehaven currencies such as the yen and Swiss franc were under pressure on Monday as expectations policymakers would unleash new stimulus eased immediate concerns about a slowing global economy NegativeRisk sentiment improves on global stimulus hopes http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-safe-haven-currencies-under-pressure-as-stimulus-hopes-grow-idUSL4N25E13H2019-08-19
Amid the Swiss standoff attention has focused on whether UPCs performance justifies its sale valuation NeutralFRANKFURT German telecoms group Freenet http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sunrise-m-a-freenet/freenet-threatens-to-derail-6-4-billion-sunrise-upc-deal-idUSKCN1V60H72019-08-18
Monchaux is currently the Swissbased teams head of aerodynamics NeutralLONDON The Alfa Romeo Formula One team have appointed Jan Monchaux as technical director replacing Ferraribound Simone Resta who leaves at the end of July http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-motor-f1-alfaromeo/alfa-romeo-f1-team-appoint-monchaux-as-technical-director-idUSKCN1UC1M52019-08-18
VIENNA An unnamed Novartis executive sold 925400 Swiss francs worth of shares less than three weeks before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced data from tests of its gene therapy Zolgensma had been manipulated NegativeVIENNA An unnamed Novartis executive sold 925400 Swiss francs worth of shares less than three weeks before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced data from tests of its gene therapy Zolgensma had been manipulated http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-novartis-share-sale/novartis-executive-sold-shares-before-drug-data-manipulation-made-public-idUSKCN1V80IY2019-08-18
GENEVA A Swiss prosecutor said on Monday he was seeking prison terms for Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz and two associates over the alleged payment of bribes linked to the allocation of mining licences in Guinea between 2005 and 2010 NegativeGENEVA A Swiss prosecutor said on Monday he was seeking prison terms for Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz and two associates over the alleged payment of bribes linked to the allocation of mining licences in Guinea between 2005 and 2010 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-swiss-guinea-bsr/geneva-prosecutors-indict-billionaire-steinmetz-in-guinea-corruption-case-idUSKCN1V21HI2019-08-13
The Swiss National Bank for example was forced to intervene in currency markets to prevent the franc from appreciating sharply NegativeBy Saikat Chatterjee http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-yen-surges-to-1-1-2-yr-highs-as-rush-for-safety-escalates-idUSL4N2581QG2019-08-13
The bidding war for Osram got more intense after Swisslisted sensor specialist AMS said it was ready to pay more than Bain Capital and Carlyle Negativea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-rebound-ams-bid-for-osram-puts-ma-in-focus-idUSL4N2580YP2019-08-13
The trial in a criminal court is the citys first major international corruption case under Swiss federal law sources close to the case said NegativeGENEVA A Swiss prosecutor said on Monday he was seeking prison terms for Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz and two associates over the alleged payment of bribes linked to the allocation of mining licences in Guinea between 2005 and 2010 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-swiss-guinea-bsr/geneva-prosecutors-indict-billionaire-steinmetz-in-guinea-corruption-case-idUSKCN1V21HI2019-08-13
U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley has asked Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG to provide details on data manipulation related to its million gene therapy Zolgensma by Aug NeutralU.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley has asked Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG to provide details on data manipulation related to its million gene therapy Zolgensma by Aug http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-zolgensma/senator-grassley-seeks-info-on-novartiss-zolgensma-data-issues-idUSKCN1V21ZO2019-08-13
Swissbased Adecco said last year that financial companies in London were holding off hiring financial staff in London due to Brexit concerns NegativeBrexit is adding to problems caused by the escalating U.S.China trade war and Europes flatlining manufacturing sector where the automotive industry is struggling Chief Executive Alain Dehaze said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-adecco-results/adecco-sees-brexit-adding-to-european-hiring-woes-idUSKCN1UY0GW2019-08-09
In the current dry season Jakarta has consistently ranked among the worlds most polluted cities based on data from Air Visual a Swissbased group that monitors air quality NegativeJAKARTA Indonesias capital announced new curbs on private cars on Wednesday as it moves to rein in Jakartas choking air pollution but experts warned the measures were unlikely to stamp out the problem http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-indonesia-environment-pollution/indonesias-capital-curbs-private-cars-in-bid-to-cut-choking-pollution-idUSKCN1UX18B2019-08-08
ZURICH Swiss federal prosecutors have filed fraud charges against three former senior German soccer officials and one Swiss over a suspect payment linked to the 2006 World Cup hosted by Germany the Swiss Attorney Generals office said on Tuesday NegativeZURICH Swiss federal prosecutors have filed fraud charges against three former senior German soccer officials and one Swiss over a suspect payment linked to the 2006 World Cup hosted by Germany the Swiss Attorney Generals office said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-swiss-germany/swiss-indict-former-german-soccer-officials-over-world-cup-payment-idUSKCN1UW0TM2019-08-07
Safehaven assets including bonds and some currencies such as the yen and Swiss franc benefited as investors scurried to avoid risk PositiveTOKYO Global stocks extended already substantial losses on Tuesday after Washington tagged China a currency manipulator shaking fragile investor sentiment in a rapid escalation of the U.S.China trade war http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/stocks-rout-deepens-as-u-s-sets-crosshairs-on-yuan-idUSKCN1UW00R2019-08-06
The Swiss franc another currency sought in times of turmoil has gained roughly against the dollar this week NegativeMSCI AsiaPacific index down 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stock-losses-deepen-as-u-s-puts-yuan-in-crosshairs-idUSL4N2520YP2019-08-06
ZURICH It would take a for Switzerland and the European Union to clinch a quick deal over a stalled partnership treaty that has disrupted crossborder share trading and strained bilateral ties Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis said NegativeZURICH It would take a for Switzerland and the European Union to clinch a quick deal over a stalled partnership treaty that has disrupted crossborder share trading and strained bilateral ties Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/miracle-needed-for-quick-eu-swiss-treaty-deal-swiss-minister-says-idUSKCN1UU0C02019-08-05
7 trillion in premiums is expected to account for of global premiums by 2029 from about a third currently the Swiss Re Institute report showed NeutralHONG KONG Fastgrowing insurer FWD is seeking to launch operations in China ahead of any public offering and plans to bolster its nonlife business in Asia its chief executive said as a potential shakeup looms in the regions insurance sector http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fwd-asia-insurance-focus/after-6-billion-ma-spree-insurer-fwd-eyes-china-foray-ahead-of-potential-ipo-idUSKCN1UP2LW2019-08-01
A spokesman for SIX said the exchange has seen a roughly jump in turnover which is measured in Swiss francs this month compared with June NeutralLONDON Swiss stock volumes have soared this month to their highest in years as a ban on trading on euro zone platforms forced market participants onto the domestic exchange upending trade flows in Europe while a row between Brussels and Bern rumbles on http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-exchanges/as-bourse-battle-rumbles-on-swiss-stock-exchange-scores-early-win-idUSKCN1UQ1ZJ2019-08-01
Besides Li other minority shareholders in FWD include Swiss Re which came on board with a 12 NeutralHONG KONG Fastgrowing insurer FWD is seeking to launch operations in China ahead of any public offering and plans to bolster its nonlife business in Asia its chief executive said as a potential shakeup looms in the regions insurance sector http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fwd-asia-insurance-focus/after-6-billion-ma-spree-insurer-fwd-eyes-china-foray-ahead-of-potential-ipo-idUSKCN1UP2LW2019-08-01
But Maurer who holds the revolving Swiss presidency this year dismissed suggestions that his ties to his former German counterpart could help break the logjam NegativeZURICH Swiss President Ueli Maurer played down prospects for quickly ending a standoff with the European Union over a stalled partnership treaty that has disrupted crossborder stock trading and strained ties with Switzerlands main trading partner http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-president-sees-no-quick-progress-in-eu-treaty-row-idUSKCN1UQ2I32019-08-01
LONDON Swiss stock volumes have soared this month to their highest in years as a ban on trading on euro zone platforms forced market participants onto the domestic exchange upending trade flows in Europe while a row between Brussels and Bern rumbles on PositiveLONDON Swiss stock volumes have soared this month to their highest in years as a ban on trading on euro zone platforms forced market participants onto the domestic exchange upending trade flows in Europe while a row between Brussels and Bern rumbles on http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-exchanges/as-bourse-battle-rumbles-on-swiss-stock-exchange-scores-early-win-idUSKCN1UQ1ZJ2019-08-01
Maurer a member of the rightwing and EUskeptical Swiss Peoples Party suggested no deal was likely before the current European Commissions term expires at the end of October NegativeZURICH Swiss President Ueli Maurer played down prospects for quickly ending a standoff with the European Union over a stalled partnership treaty that has disrupted crossborder stock trading and strained ties with Switzerlands main trading partner http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-president-sees-no-quick-progress-in-eu-treaty-row-idUSKCN1UQ2I32019-08-01
Swiss stock volumes have soared this month to their highest in years as the ban forced market participants onto the domestic exchange NegativeZURICH Swiss President Ueli Maurer played down prospects for quickly ending a standoff with the European Union over a stalled partnership treaty that has disrupted crossborder stock trading and strained ties with Switzerlands main trading partner http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-president-sees-no-quick-progress-in-eu-treaty-row-idUSKCN1UQ2I32019-08-01
The governing body of world athletics has hailed the Swiss court decision that ruled Caster Semenya out of their world championships as a victory for parity and PositiveThe governing body of world athletics has hailed the Swiss court decision that ruled Caster Semenya out of their world championships as a victory for parity and http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-semenya-iaaf/iaaf-hails-semenya-decision-as-victory-for-parity-idUSKCN1UR35K2019-08-01
ZURICH Swiss President Ueli Maurer played down prospects for quickly ending a standoff with the European Union over a stalled partnership treaty that has disrupted crossborder stock trading and strained ties with Switzerlands main trading partner NegativeZURICH Swiss President Ueli Maurer played down prospects for quickly ending a standoff with the European Union over a stalled partnership treaty that has disrupted crossborder stock trading and strained ties with Switzerlands main trading partner http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-president-sees-no-quick-progress-in-eu-treaty-row-idUSKCN1UQ2I32019-08-01
CAPE TOWN Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will not defend her 800metres title at the World Championships in September after the Swiss Federal Tribunal reversed a ruling that temporarily lifted the IAAFs testosterone regulations imposed on her a spokesman for the athlete said on Tuesday NegativeCAPE TOWN Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will not defend her 800metres title at the World Championships in September after the Swiss Federal Tribunal reversed a ruling that temporarily lifted the IAAFs testosterone regulations imposed on her a spokesman for the athlete said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-semenya/semenya-out-of-world-championships-after-swiss-court-reverses-reprieve-idUSKCN1UP27A2019-07-31
The South African had been given a reprieve last month by the Swiss court which temporarily lifted the IAAFs regulations from her until the final outcome of her appeal PositiveCAPE TOWN Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will not defend her 800metres title at the World Championships in September after the Swiss Federal Tribunal reversed a ruling that temporarily lifted the IAAFs testosterone regulations imposed on her a spokesman for the athlete said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-semenya/semenya-out-of-world-championships-after-swiss-court-reverses-reprieve-idUSKCN1UP27A2019-07-31
The Swiss franc has stabilised after its recent run to twoyear highs and was last up 0 NeutralEuro floats around last weeks 26month low vs dollar http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-struggles-ahead-of-fed-meeting-idUSL8N24V33K2019-07-31
We are confident that the measures we are taking in corporate solutions will return the business to underwriting Swiss Re Chief Executive Christian Mumenthaler said PositiveThe worlds secondlargest reinsurance company also posted a loss in its commercial insurance arm which is in the process of restructuring http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-swiss-re-results/boeing-grounding-catastrophes-pull-down-swiss-re-first-half-profit-idUSKCN1UQ0FZ2019-07-31
British asset manager Schroders Plc said it has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Swiss impact investor BlueOrchard Finance Ltd for an undisclosed sum PositiveLondon Stock Exchange Group Updates TMobile Telecom http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL4N24R4492019-07-27
Swiss Re so far has partnered with Germanys BMW and is in talks with more auto manufacturers to develop a comprehensive system PositiveRUCKERSVILLE Va http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-auto-selfdriving-insurance-focus/new-auto-safety-technology-leaves-insurers-in-the-dark-idUSKCN1UL1652019-07-27
About of the Swiss population either smokes or is regularly exposed to passive smoking according to a 2017 survey by the Federal Office For Statistics NegativeZURICH Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis is under fire over a 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-philip-morris-expo/swiss-minister-under-fire-for-tobacco-sponsorship-of-expo-pavilion-idUSKCN1UJ1T92019-07-25
Below is a series of charts including a detailed snapshot on the SNBs equity holdings based on Refinitiv data Swiss National Bank data and SEC NeutralLONDON Fourandahalf years after the Swiss National Bank dramatically lifted the francs cap against the euro markets are betting the central bank may be forced to resume its accumulation of foreign cash yet again to rein in its supercharged currency http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-snb-reserves/taking-stock-swiss-franc-intervention-seeps-far-and-wide-idUSKCN1UJ2612019-07-25
Industrial conglomerate Siemens shampoo maker Henkel and Swiss pharma group Roche confirmed that they were affected by while BASF and Covestro also confirmed that they have been attacked NegativeFRANKFURT German bluechip companies BASF Siemens Henkel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-cyber/basf-siemens-henkel-roche-target-of-cyber-attacks-idUSKCN1UJ1472019-07-25
LONDON Fourandahalf years after the Swiss National Bank dramatically lifted the francs cap against the euro markets are betting the central bank may be forced to resume its accumulation of foreign cash yet again to rein in its supercharged currency PositiveLONDON Fourandahalf years after the Swiss National Bank dramatically lifted the francs cap against the euro markets are betting the central bank may be forced to resume its accumulation of foreign cash yet again to rein in its supercharged currency http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-snb-reserves/taking-stock-swiss-franc-intervention-seeps-far-and-wide-idUSKCN1UJ2612019-07-25
SABIC which holds of Clariant and the Swiss company have been working to combine Clariants additives and specialty masterbatches businesses with parts of SABICs specialty chemicals operation NeutralSABIC which holds of Clariant and the Swiss company have been working to combine Clariants additives and specialty masterbatches businesses with parts of SABICs specialty chemicals operation http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-clariant-sabic/clariant-sabic-halt-talks-to-form-chemicals-venture-idUSKCN1UK0ID2019-07-25
The Swiss Foreign Ministry was trying to save public money on its Expo 2020 presence when it set a goal of covering of costs via private sponsoring a spokeswoman said NeutralZURICH Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis is under fire over a 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-philip-morris-expo/swiss-minister-under-fire-for-tobacco-sponsorship-of-expo-pavilion-idUSKCN1UJ1T92019-07-25
ZURICH Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis is under fire over a 1 NegativeZURICH Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis is under fire over a 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-philip-morris-expo/swiss-minister-under-fire-for-tobacco-sponsorship-of-expo-pavilion-idUSKCN1UJ1T92019-07-25
Marcus had told the U.S. Senate that the association has held talks with the Swiss Financial Markets Supervisory Authority on an appropriate regulatory framework PositiveIn a statement the FDPIC said it sent a letter to the association on July 17 because it had not yet heard from the group about the project http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-swiss-facebook-libra/swiss-data-watchdog-awaits-details-on-facebook-crypto-plan-idUSKCN1UI22F2019-07-24
July 23 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 PositiveJuly 23 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-july-23-idUSL8N24N1D62019-07-23
Water pumps and irrigation supplies can make a significant Babiker said calling for an additional 472000 Swiss francs for more agricultural and sanitation supplies PositiveSEOUL Rates of malnutrition and disease are increasing in North Korea as it faces a harvest that is half of what was expected the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-northkorea-aid/malnutrition-disease-rising-in-north-korea-aid-organization-idUSKCN1UD0P42019-07-19
General Numbi is currently under U.S. EU and Swiss sanctions for reportedly threatening violence against opposition politicians in 2016 NegativeDAKAR A Congolese army officer arrived in the village of Kafwaya in June and warned residents not to trespass on a major Chinese copper and cobalt mine next door http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-congo-mining-insight/send-in-the-troops-congo-raises-the-stakes-on-illegal-mining-idUSKCN1UC0BS2019-07-18
Gongda Xue a 20year Swiss resident has been fighting extradition and was labeled a potential flight risk after he was detained by Swiss authorities earlier this year NegativeZURICH Switzerland has agreed to extradite a Chinese researcher to the United States where prosecutors have charged him with helping his scientist sister steal secrets allegedly worth million from British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-usa-secrets/swiss-agree-to-extradite-chinese-scientist-to-u-s-on-theft-charges-idUSKCN1UC1PW2019-07-18
His Swiss lawyer did not return a request seeking comment NeutralZURICH Switzerland has agreed to extradite a Chinese researcher to the United States where prosecutors have charged him with helping his scientist sister steal secrets allegedly worth million from British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-usa-secrets/swiss-agree-to-extradite-chinese-scientist-to-u-s-on-theft-charges-idUSKCN1UC1PW2019-07-18
Monchaux is currently the Swissbased teams head of aerodynamics NeutralLONDON The Alfa Romeo Formula One team have appointed Jan Monchaux as technical director replacing Ferraribound Simone Resta who leaves at the end of July http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-motor-f1-alfaromeo/alfa-romeo-f1-team-appoint-monchaux-as-technical-director-idUSKCN1UC1M52019-07-18
London Concrete is a unit of FrancoSwiss group LafargeHolcim NeutralLONDON Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete the British capitals biggest supplier of readymixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the River Thames http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-climate-change-britain/climate-activists-disrupt-london-concrete-plant-idUSKCN1UB0GY2019-07-16
One of the sources doubted that Swiss Re would be able to finalize ReAssures market debut on Thursday as initially planned NeutralA spokeswoman for Swiss Re the worlds secondlargest reinsurer declined to comment http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-re-reassure/swiss-re-may-postpone-4-1-billion-reassure-ipo-sources-idUSKCN1U52422019-07-11
Swiss banks UBS and Credit Suisse are already big players while upstart fintech companies are also trying to make inroads PositiveZURICH With other parts of its business facing hefty cuts Deutsche Bank wants to expand its European operations handling the assets of rich clients and take market share from rivals after staunching the outflow of assets http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-deutsche-bank-strategy-wealth/deutsche-bank-looks-to-boost-wealth-management-as-part-of-reinvention-idUSKCN1U51BP2019-07-11
Zurichbased Swiss Re wants to spin off ReAssure to put the business under a more favorable regulatory regime and give it easier access to capital to fund its expansion PositiveA spokeswoman for Swiss Re the worlds secondlargest reinsurer declined to comment http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-re-reassure/swiss-re-may-postpone-4-1-billion-reassure-ipo-sources-idUSKCN1U52422019-07-11
It was the end of the road for Swiss 13th seed Belinda Bencic who was beaten 46 64 64 by Alison Riske NeutralLONDON Highlights of the sixth day at Wimbledon the third Grand Slam tournament of the year on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tennis-wimbledon-highlights/highlights-wimbledon-day-six-idUSKCN1U109G2019-07-07
ZURICH Sulzer has seen no slowdown in customer inquiries and could raise its fullyear sales forecast despite gloomy industrial data and an ongoing trade war the Swiss pump makers chief executive Greg PouxGuillaume told Reuters PositiveZURICH Sulzer has seen no slowdown in customer inquiries and could raise its fullyear sales forecast despite gloomy industrial data and an ongoing trade war the Swiss pump makers chief executive Greg PouxGuillaume told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-sulzer-ceo-exclusive/exclusive-sulzer-ceo-expects-to-raise-forecast-on-strong-customer-inquiries-idUSKCN1U01LM2019-07-06
July 5 Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on NeutralJuly 5 Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-july-5-idUSL8N24516Y2019-07-05
ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roche said its new onedose flu medicine Xofluza was comparable to its 20yearold drug Tamiflu in reducing the duration of symptoms of the viral disease citing a study of the drug in children aged one to 12 years old NegativeZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roche said its new onedose flu medicine Xofluza was comparable to its 20yearold drug Tamiflu in reducing the duration of symptoms of the viral disease citing a study of the drug in children aged one to 12 years old http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-xofluza/roche-says-one-dose-xofluza-flu-drug-as-good-as-older-tamiflu-in-kids-idUSKCN1TY0PG2019-07-04
Khan is considering offers from Swiss and international banks and plans to make a decision in late August or September the source who spoke on condition of anonymity said PositiveKhan is considering offers from Swiss and international banks and plans to make a decision in late August or September the source who spoke on condition of anonymity said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-moves/credit-suisse-wealth-boss-khan-quits-in-pursuit-of-top-job-idUSKCN1TW3TU2019-07-03
AntiSwiss sentiment is on the rise in the EU as well over perceived Swiss footdragging NegativeZURICH A skirmish over stock market access between Switzerland and the European Union risks escalating into a broader political battle over sovereignty that could do lasting damage to relations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-eu-relations-risk-downward-spiral-as-bourse-row-flares-idUSKCN1TW2LJ2019-07-02
Switzerland retaliated by banning trading in Swiss stocks on EU exchanges which normally generate around of the volume in Zurichlisted shares NegativeZURICH A skirmish over stock market access between Switzerland and the European Union risks escalating into a broader political battle over sovereignty that could do lasting damage to relations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-eu-relations-risk-downward-spiral-as-bourse-row-flares-idUSKCN1TW2LJ2019-07-02
The EUs powerplay could stiffen Swiss resistance to signing the draft treaty which has raised concerns across the political spectrum about infringement of Swiss sovereignty NegativeZURICH A skirmish over stock market access between Switzerland and the European Union risks escalating into a broader political battle over sovereignty that could do lasting damage to relations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-eu-relations-risk-downward-spiral-as-bourse-row-flares-idUSKCN1TW2LJ2019-07-02
Winning labor over for a deal remains a main hurdle before European Commission President and selfdeclared Swiss ally JeanClaude Junckers term is set to end on Oct NeutralZURICH A skirmish over stock market access between Switzerland and the European Union risks escalating into a broader political battle over sovereignty that could do lasting damage to relations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-eu-relations-risk-downward-spiral-as-bourse-row-flares-idUSKCN1TW2LJ2019-07-02
The Swiss National Bank the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and the Monetary Authority of Singapore have all signed up to support the initiative PositiveDetails about the hub were limited and the BIS said it was not able to provide details on investment or staffing levels http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-bis-tech-hub/worlds-central-banks-tackle-technology-with-innovation-hub-idUSKCN1TV0DM2019-07-01
This was imposed on a Montreux insider told Reuters about the firstever openair concert of the Swiss festival NegativeMONTREUX Switzerland Elton John made his first and last appearance at the Montreux Jazz Festival on Saturday delivering a slick and energetic performance that ended with a message of tolerance and love http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-eltonjohn-montreux/elton-john-delivers-message-of-tolerance-at-first-last-montreux-show-idUSKCN1TU1092019-07-01
Yen Swiss franc sag after Trump Xi agree to resume talks PositiveYen Swiss franc sag after Trump Xi agree to resume talks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-yen-falls-yuan-gains-as-u-s-china-trade-truce-lifts-risk-appetite-idUSL4N2420AE2019-07-01
Baselbased Syngenta was listed on the SIX Swiss Stock exchange when it was bought by ChemChina so shareholders received the money from the deal that closed in 2017 PositiveZURICH Beijings ambassador to Switzerland said ChemChinas billion takeover of seed and agrochemicals firm Syngenta was a mistake adding he would have tried to stop the 2017 deal had he been in Bern at the time a newspaper reported in an interview on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-syngenta-china/chinese-envoy-says-syngenta-takeover-was-a-bad-deal-report-idUSKCN1TU0E02019-06-30
Both Swiss and EU officials have indicated the situation is unlikely to be permanent but it will add an operational headache to investors already grappling with rising costs NegativeEuropean stock investors and brokers are rushing to find workarounds before Swiss shares are blocked from trading on EU exchanges on Monday after a collapse in talks to resolve a dispute between Brussels and Switzerland http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-exchanges/investors-scramble-to-swerve-swiss-share-trading-block-after-eu-row-idUSKCN1TT2BR2019-06-30
But for Swiss stocks the choice of venues is set to narrow NeutralEuropean stock investors and brokers are rushing to find workarounds before Swiss shares are blocked from trading on EU exchanges on Monday after a collapse in talks to resolve a dispute between Brussels and Switzerland http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-exchanges/investors-scramble-to-swerve-swiss-share-trading-block-after-eu-row-idUSKCN1TT2BR2019-06-30
European stock investors and brokers are rushing to find workarounds before Swiss shares are blocked from trading on EU exchanges on Monday after a collapse in talks to resolve a dispute between Brussels and Switzerland NegativeEuropean stock investors and brokers are rushing to find workarounds before Swiss shares are blocked from trading on EU exchanges on Monday after a collapse in talks to resolve a dispute between Brussels and Switzerland http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-exchanges/investors-scramble-to-swerve-swiss-share-trading-block-after-eu-row-idUSKCN1TT2BR2019-06-30
Other big Chinese investments in Swiss companies include HNA Groups purchase of airline caterer Gategroup and ground services and cargo handling firm Swissport NeutralZURICH Beijings ambassador to Switzerland said ChemChinas billion takeover of seed and agrochemicals firm Syngenta was a mistake adding he would have tried to stop the 2017 deal had he been in Bern at the time a newspaper reported in an interview on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-syngenta-china/chinese-envoy-says-syngenta-takeover-was-a-bad-deal-report-idUSKCN1TU0E02019-06-30
The Swiss stock market has a market capitalization of 1 NeutralEuropean stock investors and brokers are rushing to find workarounds before Swiss shares are blocked from trading on EU exchanges on Monday after a collapse in talks to resolve a dispute between Brussels and Switzerland http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-exchanges/investors-scramble-to-swerve-swiss-share-trading-block-after-eu-row-idUSKCN1TT2BR2019-06-30
Starting on July 1 the Swiss will forbid European Union trading venues from offering or facilitating trading in certain shares of companies with a registered office in Switzerland PositiveA surge in German shares helped European equities mark their best firsthalf performance in over two decades on Friday with investors awaiting the outcome of U.SChina trade talks to see if the rally can continue http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-notch-best-first-half-gain-in-two-decades-idUSKCN1TT0Y62019-06-29
There are ideas like the Panda ideas like whether we should return to Swiss he told Reuters in an interview Positivecomments on Green bonds Pemex http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mexico-bonds-china/update-1-mexico-looking-at-issuing-its-first-panda-bond-finance-ministry-idUSL2N23Z1MX2019-06-29
He noted that treaty talks arose from the EUs problems with Swiss rules to protect Swiss pay a topic that Switzerland had originally said was nonnegotiable NegativeZURICH Switzerland hopes a titfortat battle with the EU over stock market access will be shortlived as the two sides try to hammer out a deal over a stalled draft partnership treaty its foreign minister said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-foreign-minister-hopes-bourse-battle-with-eu-just-temporary-idUSKCN1TS2IH2019-06-28
Starting July 1 the Swiss will forbid European Union trading venues from offering or facilitating trading in certain equity securities of companies with a registered office in Switzerland NegativeZURICH Switzerland on Thursday triggered measures to counter the European Commissions refusal to extend recognition to Swiss stock markets plunging the two sides deeper into a standoff over a stalled partnership treaty http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-exchanges/swiss-government-triggers-countermeasures-in-eu-bourse-battle-idUSKCN1TS2JK2019-06-28
The Swiss will retaliate with a decree banning EU bourses from hosting Swiss equities trading with the exception of some stocks already listed both in Switzerland and on EU exchanges NegativeZURICH Switzerland hopes a titfortat battle with the EU over stock market access will be shortlived as the two sides try to hammer out a deal over a stalled draft partnership treaty its foreign minister said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-foreign-minister-hopes-bourse-battle-with-eu-just-temporary-idUSKCN1TS2IH2019-06-28
ZURICH Switzerland on Thursday triggered measures to counter the European Commissions refusal to extend recognition to Swiss stock markets plunging the two sides deeper into a standoff over a stalled partnership treaty NegativeZURICH Switzerland on Thursday triggered measures to counter the European Commissions refusal to extend recognition to Swiss stock markets plunging the two sides deeper into a standoff over a stalled partnership treaty http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-exchanges/swiss-government-triggers-countermeasures-in-eu-bourse-battle-idUSKCN1TS2JK2019-06-28
Growing and processing medical cannabis as well as its sale would then be possible under a system by Swissmedic the countrys drug regulatory agency PositiveZURICH The Swiss government aims to make it easier for patients to get medical marijuana proposing on Wednesday to allow prescriptions for cannabis to treat people suffering from cancer or other serious conditions http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-swiss-cannabis/switzerland-aims-to-legalise-medical-marijuana-idUSKCN1TR13N2019-06-27
Swiss drugmaker Novartis last year struck a deal with Canadian medical cannabis maker Tilray to support commercialisation of some of its products PositiveZURICH The Swiss government aims to make it easier for patients to get medical marijuana proposing on Wednesday to allow prescriptions for cannabis to treat people suffering from cancer or other serious conditions http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-swiss-cannabis/switzerland-aims-to-legalise-medical-marijuana-idUSKCN1TR13N2019-06-27
The proposal makes it possible for doctors to directly prescribe cannabis as part of their the Swiss cabinet said in a statement NeutralZURICH The Swiss government aims to make it easier for patients to get medical marijuana proposing on Wednesday to allow prescriptions for cannabis to treat people suffering from cancer or other serious conditions http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-swiss-cannabis/switzerland-aims-to-legalise-medical-marijuana-idUSKCN1TR13N2019-06-27
ZURICH The Swiss government aims to make it easier for patients to get medical marijuana proposing on Wednesday to allow prescriptions for cannabis to treat people suffering from cancer or other serious conditions NegativeZURICH The Swiss government aims to make it easier for patients to get medical marijuana proposing on Wednesday to allow prescriptions for cannabis to treat people suffering from cancer or other serious conditions http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-swiss-cannabis/switzerland-aims-to-legalise-medical-marijuana-idUSKCN1TR13N2019-06-27
Going forward Credit Suisse will utilize the combined business platform to distribute mutual funds and ETFs traded the Swiss bank said in a statement PositiveZURICH Spains Allfunds Group is buying Credit Suisses businesstobusiness investment fund platform InvestLab for an undisclosed sum as the investment services industry consolidates to reap the benefits of scale http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-allfunds/fund-supermarket-allfunds-bulks-up-with-credit-suisse-deal-idUSKCN1TQ0GV2019-06-26
Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss NeutralJune 26 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-june-26-idUSL8N23W35Y2019-06-26
InvestLab offers distributors access to over 46000 products from more than 170 providers worldwide with assets under management topping 140 billion Swiss francs PositiveZURICH Spains Allfunds Group is buying Credit Suisses businesstobusiness investment fund platform InvestLab for an undisclosed sum as the investment services industry consolidates to reap the benefits of scale http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-allfunds/fund-supermarket-allfunds-bulks-up-with-credit-suisse-deal-idUSKCN1TQ0GV2019-06-26
June 26 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 PositiveJune 26 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-june-26-idUSL8N23W35Y2019-06-26
London Stock Exchange on Tuesday said it would suspend Swiss shares for trading with effect from 1 July 2019 if no deal is reached with European Union by June 30 NegativeJune 26 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-june-26-idUSL8N23W35Y2019-06-26
NEW YORK June 25 Gold soared to almost a sixyear high on Tuesday on escalating U.S.Iran tensions and U.S.Sino trade anxiety leading traders to pile into safehaven government debt and to snap up the yen and Swiss franc at the expense of the dollar NegativeWagers on more dovish Fed talk keep yields dollar down http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-gold-soars-to-6-year-high-as-trade-as-iran-tensions-mount-idUSL8N23W4BN2019-06-26
Swisscom on Tuesday said its Fastweb had signed an agreement with Wind Tre for deploying a nationwide 5G network in Italy PositiveJune 26 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-june-26-idUSL8N23W35Y2019-06-26
Lufthansa said its Network Airlines made up of Lufthansa Swiss and Austrian Airlines would aim to use innovations in sales and distribution to help increase unit revenues by by 2022 PositiveLufthansas budget airline Eurowings will aim to cut costs by over the next three years and focus on shorthaul flights as part of a plan to return to profit by 2021 the German carrier said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-lufthansa-eurowings/lufthansa-eyes-cost-cuts-to-return-eurowings-to-profit-idUSKCN1TP0VS2019-06-25
BERN JeanEric Vergne took another step toward becoming the allelectric Formula E seriess first multiple champion by winning a Swiss ePrix that had to be stopped and restarted after a mass pileup on Saturday PositiveBERN JeanEric Vergne took another step toward becoming the allelectric Formula E seriess first multiple champion by winning a Swiss ePrix that had to be stopped and restarted after a mass pileup on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-motor-electric-switzerland/motor-racing-swiss-win-moves-vergne-closer-to-second-formula-e-title-idUSKCN1TN0NW2019-06-23
But ahead of Swiss parliamentary elections in October it has drawn resistance from across the Swiss political spectrum for infringing national sovereignty NegativeInvestors in the European Union and Switzerland will lose direct access to each others stock exchanges from July 1 in an escalating row over a stalled partnership treaty http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-switzerland-exchanges/swiss-eu-bourse-battle-breaks-out-over-stalled-treaty-idUSKCN1TM2152019-06-23
The Swiss measures could make volume swell on the SIX Swiss Exchange Europes fourthlargest at least temporarily NegativeInvestors in the European Union and Switzerland will lose direct access to each others stock exchanges from July 1 in an escalating row over a stalled partnership treaty http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-switzerland-exchanges/swiss-eu-bourse-battle-breaks-out-over-stalled-treaty-idUSKCN1TM2152019-06-23
The move by its biggest trading partner will prompt retaliation from Bern which last year drew up contingency plans to block by decree trading of Swiss shares on EUbased exchanges NegativeInvestors in the European Union and Switzerland will lose direct access to each others stock exchanges from July 1 in an escalating row over a stalled partnership treaty http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-switzerland-exchanges/swiss-eu-bourse-battle-breaks-out-over-stalled-treaty-idUSKCN1TM2152019-06-23
These other platforms now account for nearly a third of the trading volume for Swiss stocks including heavyweights like Nestle Roche and Novartis PositiveInvestors in the European Union and Switzerland will lose direct access to each others stock exchanges from July 1 in an escalating row over a stalled partnership treaty http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-switzerland-exchanges/swiss-eu-bourse-battle-breaks-out-over-stalled-treaty-idUSKCN1TM2152019-06-23
ZURICH The Swiss government will launch its plan to protect Swiss stock exchanges by banning the trading of Swiss shares on EUbased bourses if the European Union does not extend access for Swiss bourses beyond this month a government spokesman said NegativeZURICH The Swiss government will launch its plan to protect Swiss stock exchanges by banning the trading of Swiss shares on EUbased bourses if the European Union does not extend access for Swiss bourses beyond this month a government spokesman said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-set-to-retaliate-in-eu-bourse-row-government-idUSKCN1TM21R2019-06-23
Sang who had worked at leading Chinese brokerages before joining UBS left the Swiss firm in November 2017 the website of Securities Association of China shows PositiveKONG A former UBS banker in China has been sentenced to nine years in prison by a Shanghai court for disclosing inside information related to an acquisition deal in 2017 court documents show and sources with knowledge of the case said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ubs-group-china-fraud/former-ubs-china-banker-given-nine-years-in-prison-for-insider-trade-idUSKCN1TM20S2019-06-22
The yen is continuing to benefit from the dovish shift in Fed and ECB policy alongside other lowyielding currencies such as the Swiss said MUFG analysts in a note PositiveDollar on course for loss of this week after Fed http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-heads-for-big-weekly-loss-political-tensions-briefly-boost-yen-idUSL8N23S24M2019-06-22
Two people with knowledge of the case said that Sang was a former vice president in the investment banking department at UBS Securities the Swiss banks Chinese brokerage unit NeutralKONG A former UBS banker in China has been sentenced to nine years in prison by a Shanghai court for disclosing inside information related to an acquisition deal in 2017 court documents show and sources with knowledge of the case said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ubs-group-china-fraud/former-ubs-china-banker-given-nine-years-in-prison-for-insider-trade-idUSKCN1TM20S2019-06-22
UBS is scrambling to calm its Chinese clients after a recent comment by one of the Swiss banks economists was interpreted by some as a racist slur NegativeKONG A former UBS banker in China has been sentenced to nine years in prison by a Shanghai court for disclosing inside information related to an acquisition deal in 2017 court documents show and sources with knowledge of the case said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ubs-group-china-fraud/former-ubs-china-banker-given-nine-years-in-prison-for-insider-trade-idUSKCN1TM20S2019-06-22
DUBAI Iran protested on Thursday to the Swiss envoy in Tehran as the representative of U.S. interests over what Iran said was a violation of its airspace by a U.S. drone which Iranian forces shot down the semiofficial Fars news agency reported NegativeDUBAI Iran protested on Thursday to the Swiss envoy in Tehran as the representative of U.S. interests over what Iran said was a violation of its airspace by a U.S. drone which Iranian forces shot down the semiofficial Fars news agency reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-mideast-iran-drone-swiss/iran-protests-to-swiss-envoy-over-u-s-drone-airspace-violation-fars-idUSKCN1TL2QH2019-06-21
Swiss banks UBS and Credit Suisse have already restructured by paring down their investment banks and are today on stronger footing providing hope for Deutsche Bank analysts say PositiveFRANKFURT Deutsche Bank is aiming to cut up to a quarter of its riskiest assets in the next few years people familiar with the matter said shedding more light on how the German lender is trying to overhaul its business and revive profitability http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-deutsche-bank-restructuring/deutsche-bank-seeks-to-shed-risky-assets-as-part-of-overhaul-sources-idUSKCN1TK1Z42019-06-20
The consumer is probably going to demand an acceleration in this said Celine Fornaro the Swiss banks head of industrials research NeutralLE BOURGET An allelectric commuter plane and a small Airbusbacked hybrid are among aircraft programs being touted at the Paris Airshow as the industry tries to convince a skeptical public it can deliver on a pledge to halve carbon emissions by 2050 http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-france-airshow-electric-planes-analys/electric-planes-start-small-as-industry-wrestles-with-emissions-idUSKCN1TK1E12019-06-20
ZURICH Swiss banking software company Avaloq is considering an initial public offering in the next two to four years its chief executive told Reuters on Tuesday adding a trade sale would be another option PositiveZURICH Swiss banking software company Avaloq is considering an initial public offering in the next two to four years its chief executive told Reuters on Tuesday adding a trade sale would be another option http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-avaloq-ipo/swiss-banking-software-group-avaloq-mulls-ipo-or-sale-ceo-idUSKCN1TJ1F92019-06-19
ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roches push into personalized cancer medicines hit a milestone on Tuesday with Japanese approval of a new drug Rozlytrek that targets patients who must be identified via genetic profiling PositiveZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roches push into personalized cancer medicines hit a milestone on Tuesday with Japanese approval of a new drug Rozlytrek that targets patients who must be identified via genetic profiling http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-roche-cancer/roche-wins-japan-approval-for-personalized-cancer-drug-rozlytrek-idUSKCN1TJ0H42019-06-19
A report published by Swiss bank UBS and Art Basel in March said that the global art market had enjoyed another uptick in 2018 PositiveFrancoIsraeli cable magnate Patrick Drahi made a surprise move into the art world by snapping up Sothebys in a deal worth http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sotheby-s-m-a-drahi/sothebys-snapped-up-by-french-tycoon-drahi-for-3-7-billion-idUSKCN1TI1L52019-06-18
BRUSSELS A European Union diplomat said on Monday that Swiss stock exchanges are set to lose their access to EU investors from July because Brussels and Switzerland have so far failed to reach a compromise over their future partnership NegativeBRUSSELS A European Union diplomat said on Monday that Swiss stock exchanges are set to lose their access to EU investors from July because Brussels and Switzerland have so far failed to reach a compromise over their future partnership http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-switzerland-commission/brussels-set-to-end-swiss-bourses-access-to-eu-market-eu-diplomat-idUSKCN1TI14D2019-06-18
If no decision on extension is made at that meeting Swiss exchanges are set to lose access in July the official said NeutralBRUSSELS A European Union diplomat said on Monday that Swiss stock exchanges are set to lose their access to EU investors from July because Brussels and Switzerland have so far failed to reach a compromise over their future partnership http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-switzerland-commission/brussels-set-to-end-swiss-bourses-access-to-eu-market-eu-diplomat-idUSKCN1TI14D2019-06-18
Swiss government officials were not immediately available for comment NegativeBRUSSELS A European Union diplomat said on Monday that Swiss stock exchanges are set to lose their access to EU investors from July because Brussels and Switzerland have so far failed to reach a compromise over their future partnership http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-switzerland-commission/brussels-set-to-end-swiss-bourses-access-to-eu-market-eu-diplomat-idUSKCN1TI14D2019-06-18
The Swiss want to reopen the whole agreement on these key the diplomat said adding that this was impossible PositiveBRUSSELS A European Union diplomat said on Monday that Swiss stock exchanges are set to lose their access to EU investors from July because Brussels and Switzerland have so far failed to reach a compromise over their future partnership http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-switzerland-commission/brussels-set-to-end-swiss-bourses-access-to-eu-market-eu-diplomat-idUSKCN1TI14D2019-06-18
On Monday a spokesman at Chinese infrastructure giant CRCC confirmed it had dropped the Swiss banking giant from the deal but did not give a reason PositiveHONG KONG UBS has lost a lead role on a U.S. dollar bond deal for statebacked China Railway Construction Corp just days after a Chinese outcry over a senior UBS economists use of in connection with Chinese food price inflation http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ubs-group-china-bond/ubs-loses-role-in-bond-deal-for-chinese-firm-on-outcry-over-pig-comment-idUSKCN1TI0HT2019-06-17
The title was the second of Buemis endurance career after a first in 2014 and an addition to the allelectric Formula E crown the Swiss won in 201516 PositiveLE MANS France Double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso struck lucky with a second successive victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours race on Sunday with Toyota team mates Kazuki Nakajima and Sebastien Buemi http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-motor-lemans-winner/motor-racing-alonso-takes-second-le-mans-win-and-title-with-toyota-idUSKCN1TH0GE2019-06-17
But the EU has said the Swiss will get no new access to its single market without a new treaty scuppering chances for a new power bloc PositiveMore than four years of negotiations have failed to yield a breakthrough on a new treaty between Switzerland and the European Union by far its biggest trading partner http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-losers-factbox/factbox-who-stands-to-lose-if-swiss-eu-treaty-talks-fail-idUSKCN1TH0D62019-06-16
Here are provisions of the ordinance the Swiss unveiled on Nov NeutralThe Swiss government has drawn up measures that it says will help protect the domestic stock market should the European Union seek to block EUbased investors from trading on Swiss exchanges in a row over a new treaty http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-exchanges-factbox/factbox-swiss-measures-to-safeguard-stock-market-amid-eu-row-idUSKCN1TH0D02019-06-16
It employs around 58500 people and generates annual sales of nearly 16 billion Swiss francs PositiveMore than four years of negotiations have failed to yield a breakthrough on a new treaty between Switzerland and the European Union by far its biggest trading partner http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-losers-factbox/factbox-who-stands-to-lose-if-swiss-eu-treaty-talks-fail-idUSKCN1TH0D62019-06-16
Once Brexit takes effect British platforms could be certified provided their regulation does not interfere with trading on Swiss markets PositiveThe Swiss government has drawn up measures that it says will help protect the domestic stock market should the European Union seek to block EUbased investors from trading on Swiss exchanges in a row over a new treaty http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-exchanges-factbox/factbox-swiss-measures-to-safeguard-stock-market-amid-eu-row-idUSKCN1TH0D02019-06-16
Swiss officials have cited medical technology as an exposed sector NegativeMore than four years of negotiations have failed to yield a breakthrough on a new treaty between Switzerland and the European Union by far its biggest trading partner http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-losers-factbox/factbox-who-stands-to-lose-if-swiss-eu-treaty-talks-fail-idUSKCN1TH0D62019-06-16
The Swiss bank has said it was enhancing its internal to avoid any recurrence of such an incident and remains fully committed to investing in PositiveUBS has put on leave a senior economist whose comments about pigs in China caused an outcry and prompted one Chinese firm to suspend all business with Switzerlands largest bank http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-politics/ubs-puts-economist-on-leave-in-growing-china-pig-row-idUSKCN1TF0C82019-06-16
The Swiss government has drawn up measures that it says will help protect the domestic stock market should the European Union seek to block EUbased investors from trading on Swiss exchanges in a row over a new treaty PositiveThe Swiss government has drawn up measures that it says will help protect the domestic stock market should the European Union seek to block EUbased investors from trading on Swiss exchanges in a row over a new treaty http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-exchanges-factbox/factbox-swiss-measures-to-safeguard-stock-market-amid-eu-row-idUSKCN1TH0D02019-06-16
The head of the Swiss SGB labor union federation PierreYves Maillard stuck to a hard line telling the SonntagsZeitung paper it would be impossible to find a solution by autumn NegativeZURICH Swiss ties with the European Union its biggest trading partner face a critical test this week as Brussels decides whether the two sides have made enough progress on a stalled draft treaty to head off punitive measures set to start at the end of June http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/deadline-looms-for-agreement-on-swiss-eu-ties-idUSKCN1TH0CS2019-06-16
ZURICH Swiss ties with the European Union its biggest trading partner face a critical test this week as Brussels decides whether the two sides have made enough progress on a stalled draft treaty to head off punitive measures set to start at the end of June NegativeZURICH Swiss ties with the European Union its biggest trading partner face a critical test this week as Brussels decides whether the two sides have made enough progress on a stalled draft treaty to head off punitive measures set to start at the end of June http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/deadline-looms-for-agreement-on-swiss-eu-ties-idUSKCN1TH0CS2019-06-16
ZURICH UBS Group has suspended a senior economist whose comments about Chinese pigs prompted an outcry in China the Swiss bank said on Friday NegativeZURICH UBS Group has suspended a senior economist whose comments about Chinese pigs prompted an outcry in China the Swiss bank said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ubs-group-china-suspension/ubs-suspends-economist-amid-row-over-his-chinese-pig-comment-idUSKCN1TF1PL2019-06-16
The Swiss Federal Tribunal later ordered the IAAF to immediately suspend implementation of the regulations on Semenya allowing her to compete without restriction while she appealed against the decision PositiveJOHANNESBURG Caster Semenya was invited on Friday to run in an 800m race in Morocco on Sunday after previously saying she had been denied the right to participate in the event but the invitation came too late for her to get there her agent said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-semenya/semenya-received-invitation-to-morocco-race-too-late-agent-idUSKCN1TF28Q2019-06-15
Sobi signed an exclusive license agreement in 2018 with Swiss company Novimmune for the rights to emapalumab with an option to buy all assets at a later stage PositiveSTOCKHOLM Rare diseases specialist Swedish Orphan Biovitrum has agreed to buy the drug emapalumab and is reorganizing to increase focus on latestage development in hematology and immunology http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sobi-aquisition/sobi-buys-rare-disease-drug-emapalumab-zooms-in-on-hematology-and-immunology-idUSKCN1TD1MZ2019-06-13
The Swiss National Bank which helps oversee the stability of the countrys financial system further highlighted risks to the countrys domestic banks from real estate lending and mortgage markets PositiveAccording to FINMA further efforts by the big banks are required to demonstrate that systemically important functions can be maintained without interruption in a crisis http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-swiss-snb-banks/credit-suisse-ubs-have-boosted-capital-positions-snb-idUSKCN1TE0FJ2019-06-13
At 0845 GMT Swiss Re shares were up 1 NeutralSwiss Re is pressing ahead with plans to float its http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-re-reassure/swiss-re-plans-4-5-billion-ipo-for-uk-unit-to-help-expansion-idUSKCN1T80PM2019-06-09
Swiss Re is pressing ahead with plans to float its PositiveSwiss Re is pressing ahead with plans to float its http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-re-reassure/swiss-re-plans-4-5-billion-ipo-for-uk-unit-to-help-expansion-idUSKCN1T80PM2019-06-09
A spokesman for Swiss stock market operator Six said the bourse was prepared for all likely scenarios PositiveZURICH The Swiss government is demanding clarification from the European Union on several issues before it signs off on a draft treaty it said on Friday risking a backlash from Brussels over yet another delay to an accord the EU has sought for a decade http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-government-demands-clarifications-from-the-eu-in-treaty-talks-idUSKCN1T81FQ2019-06-08
It makes the Swiss bank the latest foreign asset manager to target Japans roughly trillion in household assets NeutralUBS signed a joint venture deal with Sumitomo Mitsui Trust on Friday aiming to crack a Japanese wealth management market where it has struggled to grow over the last 15 years http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-ubs-group-m-a-smth/ubs-looks-to-sumitomo-mitsui-tie-up-to-crack-japanese-wealth-idUSKCN1T802Z2019-06-08
The Swiss cabinet said it had written to the European Commission to indicate its readiness to talk about a solution PositiveZURICH The Swiss government is demanding clarification from the European Union on several issues before it signs off on a draft treaty it said on Friday risking a backlash from Brussels over yet another delay to an accord the EU has sought for a decade http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-government-demands-clarifications-from-the-eu-in-treaty-talks-idUSKCN1T81FQ2019-06-08
ZURICH The Swiss government is demanding clarification from the European Union on several issues before it signs off on a draft treaty it said on Friday risking a backlash from Brussels over yet another delay to an accord the EU has sought for a decade NegativeZURICH The Swiss government is demanding clarification from the European Union on several issues before it signs off on a draft treaty it said on Friday risking a backlash from Brussels over yet another delay to an accord the EU has sought for a decade http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-government-demands-clarifications-from-the-eu-in-treaty-talks-idUSKCN1T81FQ2019-06-08
Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti earlier on Thursday said the Swiss bank was looking to boost tieups with local players outside of Switzerland to support the business growth PositiveZURICH Swiss lender UBS and Japans Sumitomo Mitsui Trust will sign a deal on Friday establishing a new wealth management tieup in Japan an internal memo seen by Reuters showed http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-ubs-group-m-a-smth/ubs-sumitomo-mitsui-trust-wealth-deal-to-be-signed-friday-memo-idUSKCN1T71ZD2019-06-07
Swissbased Viking Cruises Ltd which owns the Viking Sigyn as well as the Viking Idun said last week it was cooperating with Hungarian investigators PositiveBUDAPEST The captain of the Viking Sigyn cruise liner that collided with a pleasure boat on the River Danube in Budapest killing 28 people was not serving as captain of another boat that was in an accident in the Netherlands Viking Cruises said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-hungary-accident-victims/captain-involved-in-danube-boat-collision-was-not-captain-in-dutch-accident-viking-cruises-idUSKCN1T71K52019-06-07
ZURICH Swiss lender UBS and Japans Sumitomo Mitsui Trust will sign a deal on Friday establishing a new wealth management tieup in Japan an internal memo seen by Reuters showed PositiveZURICH Swiss lender UBS and Japans Sumitomo Mitsui Trust will sign a deal on Friday establishing a new wealth management tieup in Japan an internal memo seen by Reuters showed http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-ubs-group-m-a-smth/ubs-sumitomo-mitsui-trust-wealth-deal-to-be-signed-friday-memo-idUSKCN1T71ZD2019-06-07
According to Reuters estimates the company could have a valuation of around 1 billion Swiss francs NeutralBreitmeier wants the company to capitalize on the space industrys shift toward the private sector http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-swiss-space-ruag/swiss-firm-ruag-reaches-for-stars-with-pre-ipo-spending-spree-idUSKCN1T611H2019-06-06
Barclays Citigroup JP Morgan and Royal Bank of Scotland were punished by the Swiss authority known as WEKO said it found several anticompetitive arrangements between banks in foreign exchange spot NegativeZURICH Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-swiss-banks-fine/swiss-regulator-fines-banks-for-fixing-forex-trading-idUSKCN1T70J62019-06-06
ZURICH Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs NegativeZURICH Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-swiss-banks-fine/swiss-regulator-fines-banks-for-fixing-forex-trading-idUSKCN1T70J62019-06-06
The International Association of Athletics Federations said it will seek a swift reversion of Mondays Swiss court ruling in favour of double Olympic champion Caster Semenya PositiveThe International Association of Athletics Federations said it will seek a swift reversion of Mondays Swiss court ruling in favour of double Olympic champion Caster Semenya http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-semenya/iaaf-to-seek-swift-reversion-of-swiss-courts-semenya-ruling-idUSKCN1T52SQ2019-06-05
The Swiss Federal Tribunal ruled Semenya will be able to run in her favored 800 meters event without taking medication until her appeal has been ruled on PositiveThe International Association of Athletics Federations said it will seek a swift reversion of Mondays Swiss court ruling in favour of double Olympic champion Caster Semenya http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-semenya/iaaf-to-seek-swift-reversion-of-swiss-courts-semenya-ruling-idUSKCN1T52SQ2019-06-05
1 billion Swiss franc rights issue to finance the deal raising more than Sunrise is now worth on the stock exchange PositiveGermanys Freenet has hired Citi to explore possible options for improving terms of the deal for Sunrise Communications in which it is the largest shareholder to buy Liberty Globals Swiss UPC cable business sources close to the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-freenet-sunrise-comm-grp/freenet-hires-citi-to-explore-better-sunrise-upc-deal-sources-idUSKCN1T422W2019-06-04
Germanys Freenet has hired Citi to explore possible options for improving terms of the deal for Sunrise Communications in which it is the largest shareholder to buy Liberty Globals Swiss UPC cable business sources close to the matter told Reuters PositiveGermanys Freenet has hired Citi to explore possible options for improving terms of the deal for Sunrise Communications in which it is the largest shareholder to buy Liberty Globals Swiss UPC cable business sources close to the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-freenet-sunrise-comm-grp/freenet-hires-citi-to-explore-better-sunrise-upc-deal-sources-idUSKCN1T422W2019-06-04
I am thankful to the Swiss judges for this decision PositiveLAUSANNE Switzerland Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will be able to run in her favored 800 meters event without medication to lower her testosterone levels until her appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal has been ruled on her lawyers said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-sememenya/semenya-free-to-run-without-medication-while-appeal-is-heard-court-idUSKCN1T426P2019-06-04
LAUSANNE Switzerland Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will be able to run in her favored 800 meters event without medication to lower her testosterone levels until her appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal has been ruled on her lawyers said on Monday PositiveLAUSANNE Switzerland Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will be able to run in her favored 800 meters event without medication to lower her testosterone levels until her appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal has been ruled on her lawyers said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-sememenya/semenya-free-to-run-without-medication-while-appeal-is-heard-court-idUSKCN1T426P2019-06-04
LONDON June 3 A stampede to safety sent benchmark government bond yields tumbling on Monday hoisted the Swiss franc to its highest in nearly two years and gold to a 10week peak while oil veered close to bear market territory Negativefutures down 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-bonds-on-fire-as-flight-to-safety-rumbles-on-idUSL8N23A49P2019-06-04
LONDON June 3 The Swiss franc rallied to its highest levels in nearly two years against the euro on Monday as U.S. President Donald Trump hardened his trade stance to countries beyond China prompting investors to move into perceived safehaven currencies PositiveBy Saikat Chatterjee http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-swiss-franc-races-to-2-year-highs-vs-euro-as-trade-concerns-rise-idUSL8N23A3FG2019-06-04
Swiss competition authorities have decided to examine in the takeover NeutralGermanys Freenet has hired Citi to explore possible options for improving terms of the deal for Sunrise Communications in which it is the largest shareholder to buy Liberty Globals Swiss UPC cable business sources close to the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-freenet-sunrise-comm-grp/freenet-hires-citi-to-explore-better-sunrise-upc-deal-sources-idUSKCN1T422W2019-06-04
ZURICH Lonza Group will carve out its Specialty Ingredients business and cut around 130 jobs there as it reorganizes a division that has struggled the Swiss group said on Monday NegativeZURICH Lonza Group will carve out its Specialty Ingredients business and cut around 130 jobs there as it reorganizes a division that has struggled the Swiss group said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lonza-group-ingredients/lonza-carves-out-specialty-ingredients-business-shares-rise-idUSKCN1T41S52019-06-04
ZURICH Sunrise Communications on Monday said the Swiss competition authorities have decided to examine in its planned PositiveZURICH Sunrise Communications on Monday said the Swiss competition authorities have decided to examine in its planned http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sunrise-upc-takeover/sunrise-takeover-of-liberty-global-unit-under-review-by-competition-authorities-idUSKCN1T40IK2019-06-04
of Sunrise blocked the Swiss companys plans to authorize fresh capital that could have helped finance the UPC acquisition PositiveGermanys Freenet has hired Citi to explore possible options for improving terms of the deal for Sunrise Communications in which it is the largest shareholder to buy Liberty Globals Swiss UPC cable business sources close to the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-freenet-sunrise-comm-grp/freenet-hires-citi-to-explore-better-sunrise-upc-deal-sources-idUSKCN1T422W2019-06-04
On Thursday U.S. President Donald Trumps surprise announcement to impose tariffs on Mexico on June 10 roiled financial markets sending investors to stampede into yen Swiss and U.S. government NegativeNEW YORK J.P. Morgan bond analysts cut back on their outlook on U.S. Treasury yields for 2019 as growing risks to the economy from trade tensions may cause the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates twice in the second half of the year http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-bonds-jpmorgan-forecast/j-p-morgan-slashes-2019-forecasts-on-u-s-yields-due-to-trade-tensions-idUSKCN1T23C82019-06-02
Swissbased Viking Cruises which owns the larger vessel said it was cooperating with investigators and could not comment while a criminal case was under way PositiveBUDAPEST A Hungarian court on Saturday ordered the captain of a cruise liner that crashed into a pleasure boat on the Danube to be held pending a criminal investigation into a disaster believed to have killed 28 people nearly all of them South Korean tourists http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-hungary-accident/court-orders-danube-cruise-captain-held-as-flood-halts-search-near-wreck-idUSKCN1T231D2019-06-02
The Swiss company is hoping its new survival analysis released at the 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting in Chicago will convince more doctors to consider Kisqali PositiveZURICH Novartis has released data showing sharply improved overall survival rates for its breast cancer drug Kisqali which the Swiss drugmaker hopes will help it chip away at the dominance of Pfizers blockbuster Ibrance http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-kisqali/novartis-hopes-kisqali-data-will-help-narrow-gap-to-blockbuster-rival-idUSKCN1T233Q2019-06-02
The Swiss law professor declined to identify judges or senior politicians whom he accused of defaming Assange saying dozens if not hundreds of had expressed themselves inappropriately NegativeGENEVA WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has suffered psychological torture from a defamation campaign and should not be extradited to the United States where he would face a politicized show a U.N. human rights investigator said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-wikileaks-assange-un/assange-suffering-psychological-torture-would-face-show-trial-in-u-s-u-n-expert-idUSKCN1T10WP2019-06-02
ZURICH Novartis has released data showing sharply improved overall survival rates for its breast cancer drug Kisqali which the Swiss drugmaker hopes will help it chip away at the dominance of Pfizers blockbuster Ibrance PositiveZURICH Novartis has released data showing sharply improved overall survival rates for its breast cancer drug Kisqali which the Swiss drugmaker hopes will help it chip away at the dominance of Pfizers blockbuster Ibrance http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-kisqali/novartis-hopes-kisqali-data-will-help-narrow-gap-to-blockbuster-rival-idUSKCN1T233Q2019-06-02
Accordingly ASA wishes to confirm that it will participate in the stay proceedings and in the appeal before the Swiss Federal Court PositiveAthletics South Africa said on Friday it had joined Caster Semenyas appeal against the ruling that currently prevents the double Olympic champion from running her preferred distance races unless she takes testosteronesuppressant medication http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-semenya/south-african-federation-joins-semenya-appeal-over-cas-verdict-idUSKCN1T12KD2019-06-01
Athletics South Africa said in a statement that once it had received full details of the CAS award it would file its own appeal through Swiss lawyers PositiveAthletics South Africa said on Friday it had joined Caster Semenyas appeal against the ruling that currently prevents the double Olympic champion from running her preferred distance races unless she takes testosteronesuppressant medication http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-semenya/south-african-federation-joins-semenya-appeal-over-cas-verdict-idUSKCN1T12KD2019-06-01
For this painting however that was not the case the Swiss court wrote NeutralZURICH Switzerlands highest court has rejected Italys request for the return of an oil painting attributed by some to Leonardo Da Vinci ruling no Swiss laws were broken when the work was brought over the border http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-painting-italy/swiss-court-blocks-italys-bid-for-possible-da-vinci-portrait-idUSKCN1SZ1JQ2019-06-01
He said the Swiss Franc had also picked up a bit of a bid and indeed the currency was up 0 PositiveTrump threatens tariffs on Mexico over illegal immigration http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-yen-surges-as-trumps-mexico-threat-fuels-recession-fears-idUSL8N2372IK2019-06-01
In a decision published on Wednesday the Swiss Federal Tribunal declined Italys request for the paintings return ruling its export to Switzerland was not liable to prosecution NegativeZURICH Switzerlands highest court has rejected Italys request for the return of an oil painting attributed by some to Leonardo Da Vinci ruling no Swiss laws were broken when the work was brought over the border http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-painting-italy/swiss-court-blocks-italys-bid-for-possible-da-vinci-portrait-idUSKCN1SZ1JQ2019-06-01
Semenya has asked the Swiss Federal Supreme Court to set aside CASs decision which she said did not consider medical protocols and uncertain health consequences of taking such medication NeutralAthletics South Africa said on Friday it had joined Caster Semenyas appeal against the ruling that currently prevents the double Olympic champion from running her preferred distance races unless she takes testosteronesuppressant medication http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-semenya/south-african-federation-joins-semenya-appeal-over-cas-verdict-idUSKCN1T12KD2019-06-01
ZURICH Switzerlands highest court has rejected Italys request for the return of an oil painting attributed by some to Leonardo Da Vinci ruling no Swiss laws were broken when the work was brought over the border NegativeZURICH Switzerlands highest court has rejected Italys request for the return of an oil painting attributed by some to Leonardo Da Vinci ruling no Swiss laws were broken when the work was brought over the border http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-painting-italy/swiss-court-blocks-italys-bid-for-possible-da-vinci-portrait-idUSKCN1SZ1JQ2019-06-01
Swiss metals trader ArrowMetals AG has agreed to buy AOT Holding Ltd from Belgian billionaire Albert Freres family and employees of its trading unit the firm said PositiveNXP Semiconductors NV Canadian Natural Resources Ltd adds Frontier Axel Springer Nissan Newcastle United ArrowMetals AG http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL4N23539S2019-05-30
The Swiss franc a currency that usually gains when risk aversion is strong gained against the euro and was within striking distance of a near twomonth high hit last week NegativeBy Saikat Chatterjee http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-swiss-franc-yen-shine-as-trade-tensions-dominate-idUSL8N2353892019-05-30
May 29 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 PositiveMay 29 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-may-29-idUSL8N2341RU2019-05-29
ZURICH A New York appeals court has dismissed a U.S. whistleblowers million libel suit against Swiss bank UBS his former employer concluding that statements the Zurichbased bank made about him were at least substantially NegativeZURICH A New York appeals court has dismissed a U.S. whistleblowers million libel suit against Swiss bank UBS his former employer concluding that statements the Zurichbased bank made about him were at least substantially http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-ubs-group-whistleblower/new-york-court-dismisses-whistleblowers-libel-suit-against-ubs-idUSKCN1SU1VW2019-05-29
ZURICH Swiss food group Nestle SA and New Zealands dairy producer Fonterra Cooperative Group said they would review strategic options for their Dairy Partners Americas joint venture in Brazil which could include a potential sale PositiveZURICH Swiss food group Nestle SA and New Zealands dairy producer Fonterra Cooperative Group said they would review strategic options for their Dairy Partners Americas joint venture in Brazil which could include a potential sale http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-nestle-fonterra-joint-venture/nestle-and-fonterra-mull-sale-of-dairy-joint-venture-in-brazil-idUSKCN1ST0FH2019-05-24
39 yen while the Swiss franc was higher against the euro and the dollar NeutralFor Reuters Live Markets blog on European and UK stock markets please click http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-investors-run-for-safety-amid-threat-of-broader-u-s-china-spat-idUSL2N22Y04Z2019-05-23
BOSTON Novartis AGs top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy far than the million to million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth PositiveBOSTON Novartis AGs top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy far than the million to million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-sma/novartis-ceo-plans-gene-therapy-price-far-lower-than-4-million-to-5-million-range-idUSKCN1SS2VQ2019-05-23
May 22 Global stocks were slightly lower on Wednesday as investors sought safety in bonds the Japanese yen and Swiss franc in muted trade amid renewed worries over the U.S.China spat after reports Washington has another Chinese tech firm in its sights NegativeFor Reuters Live Markets blog on European and UK stock markets please click http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-investors-run-for-safety-amid-threat-of-broader-u-s-china-spat-idUSL2N22Y04Z2019-05-23
NEW YORK Global equity markets slid on Wednesday as investors sought safety in bonds the Japanese yen and Swiss franc amid renewed worries over the U.S.China trade standoff after reports the United States has another Chinese tech firm in its sights NegativeNEW YORK Global equity markets slid on Wednesday as investors sought safety in bonds the Japanese yen and Swiss franc amid renewed worries over the U.S.China trade standoff after reports the United States has another Chinese tech firm in its sights http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/investors-seek-safety-on-threat-of-wider-u-s-china-spat-idUSKCN1SS0342019-05-23
NEW YORK May 22 Global equity markets slid on Wednesday as investors sought safety in bonds the Japanese yen and Swiss franc amid renewed worries over the U.S.China trade standoff after reports the United States has another Chinese tech firm in its sights Negativeoil gold settlement prices news of Fed http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-investors-seek-safety-on-threat-of-wider-u-s-china-spat-idUSL2N22Y17M2019-05-23
IPEs investigation named German conglomerate Merck among indirect buyers of Tianjiayi products while Swiss chemicals firm Lonza previously confirmed Tianjiayi was one of its major suppliers NegativeSHANGHAI A prominent Chinese environmental group has called on chemicals multinationals to stop cutting by outsourcing business to Chinese suppliers that violate safety regulations after an investigation into a deadly explosion at a factory in March http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-chemicals-environment/global-chemical-firms-urged-to-source-responsibly-after-lethal-china-blast-study-idUSKCN1SR0D82019-05-21
Swiss voters agreed by a nearly twotoone margin on Sunday to adopt tighter gun controls in line with changes to European Union rules heading off a clash with Brussels PositiveSwiss voters agreed by a nearly twotoone margin on Sunday to adopt tighter gun controls in line with changes to European Union rules heading off a clash with Brussels http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-guns/swiss-voters-approve-tighter-gun-control-avoid-eu-clash-idUSKCN1SP0AA2019-05-21
SYDNEY The Australian subsidiaries of British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and Swiss drugmaker Novartis misled customers and broke the law by promoting identical liniments as though they could treat specific ills an Australian court found on Friday NegativeSYDNEY The Australian subsidiaries of British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and Swiss drugmaker Novartis misled customers and broke the law by promoting identical liniments as though they could treat specific ills an Australian court found on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-australia-court-gsk-novartis/gsk-and-novartis-liniment-marketing-misled-australian-consumers-court-idUSKCN1SN0I62019-05-18
Citigroup was hit with the highest fine of 311 million euros while Swiss bank UBS was not fined as it had alerted the two cartels to the European Commission NegativeBarclays Citigroup JP Morgan MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland were fined a combined 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-antitrust-banks/eu-fines-barclays-citi-jp-morgan-mufg-and-rbs-1-2-billion-for-fx-rigging-idUSKCN1SM0XS2019-05-17
Walter Kaelin a Swiss human rights lawyer who is an expert on the issue said assisting those made homeless by disasters was a heavy burden on NegativeIn a report the IDMC said extreme weather accounted for more than 87 percent of all disaster displacement warning the problem was likely to get worse http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-disaster-displacement/stay-or-go-as-weather-gets-wilder-states-urged-to-prepare-for-displacement-idUSKCN1SM2MQ2019-05-17
5 million yen for Novartis cancer treatment Kymriah allowing the Swiss drugmaker to press ahead with a campaign to kickstart sluggish sales of the treatment NegativeTOKYO A Japanese government panel approved on Wednesday a price of 33 http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-novartis-kymriah-japan/novartis-gets-approval-to-sell-kymriah-in-japan-for-306000-idUSKCN1SL0572019-05-16
Germany Thyssenkrupps elevator business the conglomerates crown jewel that it plans to list saw operating margins fall in the second quarter due to higher material costs that also hit Swiss rival Schindler NegativeGermany Thyssenkrupps elevator business the conglomerates crown jewel that it plans to list saw operating margins fall in the second quarter due to higher material costs that also hit Swiss rival Schindler http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-thyssenkrupp-results/thyssenkrupps-elevator-unit-posts-margin-drop-ahead-of-ipo-idUSKCN1SK0GT2019-05-15
The only obvious impact on currencies is elevated risk aversion which tends to benefit conventional safe havens such as the Swiss franc and the Japanese yen PositiveYuan and Aussie dollar recover slightly http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-yuan-strengthens-on-trade-talk-hopes-idUSL5N22Q3X92019-05-15
With Swiss bank UBS estimating the cost of building charging networks at billion over eight years there is a powerful incentive too for stakeholders to influence how they operate PositiveFRANKFURT A leading operator of charging stations has sounded the alarm on a proposed technical standard that it says could hamper mass adoption of electric vehicles by making it harder to charge them at home or at work http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autos-utilities/chargepoint-sounds-alarm-on-electric-vehicle-charging-standards-idUSKCN1SK1U72019-05-15
ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roche is pushing back its PositiveZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roche is pushing back its http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-spark-m-a-roche/roche-pushes-back-spark-takeover-again-as-regulatory-review-drags-on-idUSKCN1SK0GL2019-05-15
FRANKFURT Thyssenkrupps elevator unit which the conglomerate plans to list as part of a fresh turnaround plan saw operating margins contract in the second quarter due to higher material costs that also hit Swiss peer Schindler PositiveFRANKFURT Thyssenkrupps elevator unit which the conglomerate plans to list as part of a fresh turnaround plan saw operating margins contract in the second quarter due to higher material costs that also hit Swiss peer Schindler http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-thyssenkrupp-results/thyssenkrupps-elevator-unit-and-ipo-candidate-posts-margin-drop-in-second-quarter-idUSKCN1SK0GT2019-05-14
May 14 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 PositiveMay 14 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-may-14-idUSL5N22P1Y92019-05-14
Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss NeutralMay 13 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-may-13-idUSL5N22M21H2019-05-13
May 13 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 PositiveMay 13 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-may-13-idUSL5N22M21H2019-05-13
SAO PAULO Brazilian investment bank Banco BTG Pactual SA is not considering a divestment of its stake in Swiss private bank EFG International BTGs chief financial officer said on Friday PositiveSAO PAULO Brazilian investment bank Banco BTG Pactual SA is not considering a divestment of its stake in Swiss private bank EFG International BTGs chief financial officer said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-btg-pactual-efg/brazils-btg-pactual-rules-out-sale-of-efg-international-stake-cfo-idUSKCN1SG1NR2019-05-11
The Swiss drugmaker wants insurers to commit to coverage for patients identified with the rare and often deadly disease according to Dave Lennon head of Novartis AveXis unit NegativeLOS Novartis AG is offering price discounts in negotiations with U.S. health insurers on its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy a treatment that could cost more than a million dollars but the gesture comes with strings attached http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-sma-insurers-exclusive/exclusive-novartis-pitches-discounts-on-pricey-gene-therapy-for-deadly-muscle-disorder-idUSKCN1SG22N2019-05-11
U.S. dollar positioning was derived from net contracts of International Monetary Market speculators in the yen euro British pound Swiss franc and Canadian and Australian dollars Neutraldollar yen and yuan http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/cftc-forex/update-1-speculators-cut-bullish-bets-on-u-s-dollar-cftc-and-reuters-idUSL2N22M1NP2019-05-11
3 billion as the Swiss drugmaker refreshes its ophthalmic medicines portfolio with a potential blockbuster PositiveNovartis is buying dryeye drug Xiidra from Takeda Pharmaceutical Co for up to http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-takeda-pharma-xiidra-novartis/novartis-buys-dry-eye-drug-from-takeda-for-up-to-5-3-billion-idUSKCN1SE2UW2019-05-10
LafargeHolcim had targeted the sale of assets worth at least 2 billion Swiss francs by quitting non core markets and focusing on areas like North America and Europe NeutralZURICH LafargeHolcim has agreed to sell its Philippines operations in a deal valuing them at http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lafargeholcim-divestment/lafargeholcim-sells-philippines-business-in-2-15-billion-deal-idUSKCN1SF2542019-05-10
Swiss drugmaker Novartis dipped on a deal to buy Takeda Pharmaceuticals eye drug assets for Positivea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-tumble-amid-trade-tensions-idUSL3N22L27G2019-05-10
The Swiss private bank currently drags profitability and makes it more difficult for investors to understand BTGs business Dantas added Negativedetails on strategy for stake in EFG http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/btg-pactual-sa-results/update-2-brazils-btg-pactual-considers-spinoff-of-efg-stake-idUSL2N22L07A2019-05-10
UBS shareholders also refused to endorse the performance of the Swiss banks leadership last week following the banks French conviction for helping wealthy clients evade taxes NegativeFRANKFURT Deutsche Bank faces a possible public rebuke from shareholders after two influential investor advisory groups urged them to issue a vote of no confidence in the lenders management http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-deutsche-bank-iss/investor-advisor-iss-urges-no-confidence-vote-in-deutsche-bank-idUSKCN1SE0EC2019-05-09
ZURICH Novartis is confident it has adequate production capacity for its Zolgensma gene therapy should regulators this month approve the drug for multiple forms of the genetic disease spinal muscular atrophy the Swiss drugmaker said on Wednesday NegativeZURICH Novartis is confident it has adequate production capacity for its Zolgensma gene therapy should regulators this month approve the drug for multiple forms of the genetic disease spinal muscular atrophy the Swiss drugmaker said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-sma/novartis-confident-of-zolgensma-supply-calls-2-million-price-speculation-idUSKCN1SE23O2019-05-09
Customer satisfaction also increased amid a switch to using Swisscoms mobile network and was twice as high in March than it was on average in 2018 it said PositiveZURICH UPC the Swiss arm of telecoms company Liberty Global and target of a 6 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-swiss/sales-decline-slows-at-liberty-globals-swiss-arm-upc-idUSKCN1SD0W12019-05-08
Ryanair Swiss International Air Lines and Wizz Air fly to 10 destinations from governmentoperated Nis airport which served 350000 passengers last year NeutralBELGRADE Serbias flagship airline Air Serbia was the sole bidder for subsidized flights to 12 international destinations from Konstantin Veliki airport in the southern city of Nis the infrastructure ministry said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-serbia-airport/air-serbia-sole-bidder-for-subsidized-flights-from-nis-airport-idUSKCN1SD1VD2019-05-08
Ratcliffe has taken over ownership of cyclings former Team Sky funded Ben Ainslies 2021 Americas Cup sailing challenge and owns Swiss soccer club Lausanne Sport PositiveThe shoes have been passed legal by the sports governing body the IAAF though some critics say they give such an advantage that without them Kipchoge would be a 2 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-kipchoge/kipchoge-to-make-new-sub-two-hour-marathon-attempt-this-year-idUSKCN1SB0TE2019-05-06
HONG KONG Chinese homegrown sports brand Xtep International Holdings Ltd said on Thursday it would buy KSwiss owner ELand Footwear USA Holdings Inc for million in an allcash deal as it aims to grow into a multibrand portfolio group PositiveHONG KONG Chinese homegrown sports brand Xtep International Holdings Ltd said on Thursday it would buy KSwiss owner ELand Footwear USA Holdings Inc for million in an allcash deal as it aims to grow into a multibrand portfolio group http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-xtep-acquisition-brands/chinese-sports-brand-xtep-to-buy-owner-of-u-s-k-swiss-for-260-million-idUSKCN1S80TF2019-05-05
Reinsurer Swiss Re AG slid 3 percent to be one of the biggest drags on STOXX 600 on an unexpected fall in quarterly net profit NegativeInvestors tend to dump stocks in a rising interest rate environment due to higher cost of capital and better appeal for bonds http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-rise-on-strong-results-upbeat-u-s-jobs-data-idUSKCN1S90IN2019-05-04
Bombardier expects to deliver nine trains this year as part of a longdelayed order to Swiss Federal Railways Danny Di Perna president of the transportation division told Reuters PositiveBombardier put its Belfast wingmaking factory on the block as part of a wider shakeup while the plane and train makers reluctance to say it would meet 2020 goals sent shares lower http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-bombardier-agm/bombardier-to-shed-belfast-factory-in-revamp-shares-slide-on-forecast-fears-idUSKCN1S80LM2019-05-03
Finance chief John Dacey said the million hit from the Boeing crash was Swiss Res best estimate of its exposure while it tries to work out more details NegativeQ1 net profit falls to mln vs consensus mln http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-re-results/update-2-storms-floods-boeing-crash-hit-swiss-re-q1-profit-idUSL5N22F0OD2019-05-03
In other news Swiss Re was pressing ahead with preparations to float British closedbook business ReAssure but remains open to a lastminute trade sale Dacey said PositiveQ1 net profit falls to mln vs consensus mln http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-re-results/update-2-storms-floods-boeing-crash-hit-swiss-re-q1-profit-idUSL5N22F0OD2019-05-03
The company is producing another 15 trains for Swiss this year which are expected to enter service in 2020 PositiveBombardier put its Belfast wingmaking factory on the block as part of a wider shakeup while the plane and train makers reluctance to say it would meet 2020 goals sent shares lower http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-bombardier-agm/bombardier-to-shed-belfast-factory-in-revamp-shares-slide-on-forecast-fears-idUSKCN1S80LM2019-05-03
Stephane Wettstein the head of Bombardiers Swiss business said the partners were learning more every day about how the trains perform PositiveZURICH Swiss Federal Railways and Bombardier are making progress on resolving technical problems with passenger trains the Swiss have ordered and could put five more of them into service within weeks the partners said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-bombardier-swiss/swiss-railways-plans-to-put-more-bombardier-trains-into-service-idUSKCN1S73BV2019-05-02
The Swiss contract for the trains calls for undisclosed penalty payments in the event of delays but the SBB has not given any details so far NegativeZURICH Swiss Federal Railways and Bombardier are making progress on resolving technical problems with passenger trains the Swiss have ordered and could put five more of them into service within weeks the partners said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-bombardier-swiss/swiss-railways-plans-to-put-more-bombardier-trains-into-service-idUSKCN1S73BV2019-05-02
ZURICH Swiss Federal Railways and Bombardier are making progress on resolving technical problems with passenger trains the Swiss have ordered and could put five more of them into service within weeks the partners said PositiveZURICH Swiss Federal Railways and Bombardier are making progress on resolving technical problems with passenger trains the Swiss have ordered and could put five more of them into service within weeks the partners said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-bombardier-swiss/swiss-railways-plans-to-put-more-bombardier-trains-into-service-idUSKCN1S73BV2019-05-02
The Swisslisted companys optimism echoed a positive tone from Samsung which has also said it expects a pickup in memory chip and smartphone sales PositiveVIENNA Apple supplier AMS on Tuesday was upbeat on the current quarter and the rest of the year pointing to steady orders for optical sensors from its major customer and a growing share of income from Android smartphone makers http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-ams-results/chipmaker-ams-signals-steady-apple-orders-android-share-grows-idUSKCN1S60DM2019-05-01
JOHANNESBURG A Swiss anticorruption lobby group has filed a criminal complaint against Credit Suisse over alleged fraud in the arrangement of billion of loans to Mozambique the group said on Monday NegativeJOHANNESBURG A Swiss anticorruption lobby group has filed a criminal complaint against Credit Suisse over alleged fraud in the arrangement of billion of loans to Mozambique the group said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-mozambqiue-creidtsuisse/swiss-group-files-criminal-complaint-against-credit-suisse-over-mozambique-loans-idUSKCN1S51742019-04-30
LONDON A whistle blower at Swiss asset manager GAM Holding AG who alerted UK financial regulators last year did so over concerns about the purchase of more than half a billion pounds of bonds from commodities tycoon Sanjeev Gupta according to two people familiar with the matter NegativeLONDON A whistle blower at Swiss asset manager GAM Holding AG who alerted UK financial regulators last year did so over concerns about the purchase of more than half a billion pounds of bonds from commodities tycoon Sanjeev Gupta according to two people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-britain-funds-gupta-exclusive/exclusive-gam-whistle-blower-concerns-focused-on-bonds-sold-by-metals-tycoon-idUSKCN1S40UL2019-04-29
Depending on the complexity and scope of the product range meeting these two requirements can take two Swiss Medtech President Beat Vonlanthen said PositiveZURICH Switzerlands medical technology lobby advised members on Thursday to brace for trouble should the government reject a stalled bilateral treaty with the European Union potentially hurting access to the crucial EU market http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-medtech-sector-tells-members-to-brace-for-eu-turbulence-idUSKCN1S115F2019-04-27
It employs around 58500 people and generates annual sales of nearly 16 billion Swiss francs PositiveZURICH Switzerlands medical technology lobby advised members on Thursday to brace for trouble should the government reject a stalled bilateral treaty with the European Union potentially hurting access to the crucial EU market http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-medtech-sector-tells-members-to-brace-for-eu-turbulence-idUSKCN1S115F2019-04-27
Swiss Medtech recommends that Swiss manufacturers business considerations should also include the scenario of having to meet the requirements of a third outside the single market the industry group said PositiveZURICH Switzerlands medical technology lobby advised members on Thursday to brace for trouble should the government reject a stalled bilateral treaty with the European Union potentially hurting access to the crucial EU market http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-medtech-sector-tells-members-to-brace-for-eu-turbulence-idUSKCN1S115F2019-04-27
Swiss officials have cited medical technology as an exposed sector should EU ties deteriorate NegativeZURICH Switzerlands medical technology lobby advised members on Thursday to brace for trouble should the government reject a stalled bilateral treaty with the European Union potentially hurting access to the crucial EU market http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-medtech-sector-tells-members-to-brace-for-eu-turbulence-idUSKCN1S115F2019-04-27
Swiss said by email it would announce on May 1 when the trains would be delivered PositiveCanadas Bombardier Inc cut its fullyear profit and revenue forecasts on Thursday as it wrestled with production challenges in its key railcarmaking unit rattling markets ahead of the companys annual general meeting next week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-bombardier-outlook/bombardiers-surprise-forecast-cut-rattles-stock-bond-investors-idUSKCN1S11682019-04-26
Last month Swiss rival UBS forecast firstquarter revenues would fall by about a third in its investment bank and by 9 percent in wealth management its largest business NegativeZURICH Credit Suisse set a positive tone for this quarters European bank results on Wednesday lifting its net profit as gains in equities and deeper ties between trading and private banking helped offset lower revenue http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-results/credit-suisse-lifts-profit-with-surprise-equity-trading-gains-idUSKCN1S00H52019-04-25
Swiss lender Credit Suisse kicked off firstquarter balance sheet assessment for banks in the region posting a surprise profit and saying it was cautiously optimistic about the secondquarter PositiveGerman shares hit their highest in months on Wednesday outperforming their European peers as a surge in software firm SAP helped technology post their best days since August 2015 while the broader market ticked lower as a dip in crude prices weighed on oil majors http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-europe-stocks/german-shares-hit-six-and-a-half-month-high-as-sap-surges-broader-europe-ticks-lower-idUSKCN1S012L2019-04-25
The weakness in the euro allowed the Swiss franc to strengthen from sixmonth lows marked on Tuesday PositiveEuro heads for onemonth low German IFO no help http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-heads-towards-one-month-low-as-sentiment-sours-idUSL5N2263I22019-04-25
ZURICH Novartis Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan said on Wednesday that the Swiss drugmaker is examining a price range for its Zolgensma gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy of between NegativeZURICH Novartis Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan said on Wednesday that the Swiss drugmaker is examining a price range for its Zolgensma gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy of between http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-results-zolgensma/novartis-mulling-1-5-mln-5-mln-price-range-for-sma-gene-therapy-idUSKCN1S01O32019-04-25
story corrects net profit figure to 749 million Swiss francs in first bullet point adds dropped word paragraph PositiveZURICH Credit Suisse set a positive tone for this quarters European bank results on Wednesday lifting its net profit as gains in equities and deeper ties between trading and private banking helped offset lower revenue http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-results/credit-suisse-lifts-profit-with-surprise-equity-trading-gains-idUSKCN1S00H52019-04-25
Swissbased asset manager Partners Group has agreed to buy CapeOmega a partner in Norwegian pipeline owner Gassled from HitecVision for 1 PositiveING Groep Sainsbury Dangote Flour Mills Updates UBS Group AG http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL3N2252FG2019-04-24
The asset management arms of Deutsche Bank AG and Swiss bank UBS Group AG are in merger talks the Financial Times reported citing people familiar with the discussions PositiveING Groep Sainsbury Dangote Flour Mills Updates UBS Group AG http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL3N2252FG2019-04-24
Swiss insurer Swiss Life and British private equity firm Montagu to jointly acquire German property developer Pondus March May PositiveBRUSSELS April 15 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N21X4HF2019-04-16
WASHINGTON April 13 Swiss monetary policy is appropriate for now but policymakers still have the room to lower interest rates further or use the central banks balance sheet if necessary Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan said on Saturday PositiveWASHINGTON April 13 Swiss monetary policy is appropriate for now but policymakers still have the room to lower interest rates further or use the central banks balance sheet if necessary Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/imf-worldbank-swiss/snbs-jordan-sees-room-for-more-intervention-if-needed-idUSL1N21V08K2019-04-14
But that harks back to a long tradition of selfdefense and to the Swiss policy of nearuniversal conscription and gunrelated crime is low NegativeZURICH Two of out three Swiss voters support tightening gun controls in line with changes to European Union rules a poll released on Friday showed potentially heading off a clash with Brussels http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-guns/swiss-set-to-back-tighter-gun-controls-avoid-eu-clash-poll-idUSKCN1RO15V2019-04-13
Markets are often quiet in the hours before European trade opens and thin liquidity has in recent months caused sudden jolts or flash in major currencies including the Swiss franc PositiveEuro jumps in surprise late Asian move http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-surges-in-surprise-move-driven-by-flows-linked-to-japan-idUSL8N21U2H12019-04-13
The Swiss bank UBS Group AG is defending against similar claims in federal court in Brooklyn New York NeutralGeneral Electric Co will pay a http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-ge-settlement/ge-to-pay-1-5-billion-u-s-fine-over-crisis-era-subprime-mortgages-idUSKCN1RO2332019-04-13
ZURICH Two of out three Swiss voters support tightening gun controls in line with changes to European Union rules a poll released on Friday showed potentially heading off a clash with Brussels NegativeZURICH Two of out three Swiss voters support tightening gun controls in line with changes to European Union rules a poll released on Friday showed potentially heading off a clash with Brussels http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-guns/swiss-set-to-back-tighter-gun-controls-avoid-eu-clash-poll-idUSKCN1RO15V2019-04-13
ZURICH Sunrise Communications top shareholder German telecoms group Freenet needs time to decide whether to support the Swiss groups plans to buy Liberty Globals Swiss UPC cable business Freenet CEO Christoph Vilanek told Reuters PositiveZURICH Sunrise Communications top shareholder German telecoms group Freenet needs time to decide whether to support the Swiss groups plans to buy Liberty Globals Swiss UPC cable business Freenet CEO Christoph Vilanek told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-freenet-sunrise-comm-grp/freenet-needs-time-to-set-stance-on-sunrises-upc-deal-ceo-idUSKCN1RN22F2019-04-12
1 billion to complete its takeover of Liberty Globals Swiss business UPC Chairman Peter Kurer told shareholders on Wednesday PositiveZURICH April 10 Sunrise Communications believes it will win backing to raise http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/liberty-global-ma-sunrise-comm-grp/sunrise-chairman-expects-upc-deal-to-go-through-idUSS8N21904Q2019-04-11
Sunrise Communications top shareholder blocked plans to extend the companys right to issue fresh capital to 2021 complicating its bid to buy Liberty Globals Swiss UPC cable business for NegativeDeutsche Boerse Garda World Security Sunrise Communications Deutsche Bank Qatar Airways Zayo Group Holdings Lufthansa Petrobras Invest Bank VietinBank Tronox http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL3N21S49B2019-04-11
The rejection by Freenet at the Swiss telecoms firms annual shareholder meeting does not scupper the takeover which was announced in February PositiveZURICH Sunrise Communications top shareholder on Wednesday blocked plans to extend the companys right to issue fresh capital to 2021 complicating its bid to buy Liberty Globals Swiss UPC cable business for http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-m-a-sunrise-comm-grp/sunrises-upc-deal-faces-hurdle-as-top-shareholder-blocks-capital-leeway-plan-idUSKCN1RM0Z32019-04-11
ZURICH Sunrise Communications top shareholder on Wednesday blocked plans to extend the companys right to issue fresh capital to 2021 complicating its bid to buy Liberty Globals Swiss UPC cable business for NegativeZURICH Sunrise Communications top shareholder on Wednesday blocked plans to extend the companys right to issue fresh capital to 2021 complicating its bid to buy Liberty Globals Swiss UPC cable business for http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-m-a-sunrise-comm-grp/sunrises-upc-deal-faces-hurdle-as-top-shareholder-blocks-capital-leeway-plan-idUSKCN1RM0Z32019-04-11
Swiss drugmaker Novartis slipped over 2 percent among the biggest drags on STOXX 600 trading for the first day after completing the spin off its eyecare division Alcon Negativea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-stocks-edge-lower-as-threat-of-u-s-tariffs-hits-airbus-suppliers-idUSL8N21R1NM2019-04-10
ZURICH Crimefighters in Switzerland and Brazil pledged to intensify cooperation to resolve the sprawling corruption case linked to state oil firm Petrobras in which around 700 million Swiss francs remain frozen in Switzerland PositiveZURICH Crimefighters in Switzerland and Brazil pledged to intensify cooperation to resolve the sprawling corruption case linked to state oil firm Petrobras in which around 700 million Swiss francs remain frozen in Switzerland http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-corruption-petrobras-swiss/swiss-brazil-intensify-efforts-to-unravel-petrobras-affair-idUSKCN1RL0UL2019-04-10
ZURICH Two shareholder advisers have recommended Credit Suisse shareholders vote against the Swiss banks compensation report and a third backed the report while expressing reservations about whether management pay matched performance PositiveZURICH Two shareholder advisers have recommended Credit Suisse shareholders vote against the Swiss banks compensation report and a third backed the report while expressing reservations about whether management pay matched performance http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-compensation/shareholder-advisers-urge-investor-protest-over-credit-suisse-pay-idUSKCN1RK0TC2019-04-09
Mark Hemsley president of Cboe Europe said in January the exchange would only trade EEA stocks in Amsterdam with British and Swiss shares limited to London NegativeLONDON Cboe has decided to offer trading in all shares in London and Amsterdam following a row between regulators over where shares can be traded if Britain leaves the EU on April 12 without securing a delay or a transition deal with Brussels http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-cboe/cboe-changes-brexit-share-trading-plans-after-regulator-clash-idUSKCN1RH1VU2019-04-07
This would avoid splitting liquidity in euro Swiss or UK shares between two centers which could damage prices he said NegativeLONDON Cboe has decided to offer trading in all shares in London and Amsterdam following a row between regulators over where shares can be traded if Britain leaves the EU on April 12 without securing a delay or a transition deal with Brussels http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-cboe/cboe-changes-brexit-share-trading-plans-after-regulator-clash-idUSKCN1RH1VU2019-04-07
Up until now we all believed we would be trading euro shares in Europe and UK and Swiss shares in the Alasdair Haynes chief executive of Aquis Exchange said NeutralLONDON Cboe has decided to offer trading in all shares in London and Amsterdam following a row between regulators over where shares can be traded if Britain leaves the EU on April 12 without securing a delay or a transition deal with Brussels http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-cboe/cboe-changes-brexit-share-trading-plans-after-regulator-clash-idUSKCN1RH1VU2019-04-07
Financial investor KKR is preparing Swiss software group SoftwareONE for a bourse listing sources told Reuters on Friday NeutralFinancial investor KKR is preparing Swiss software group SoftwareONE for a bourse listing sources told Reuters on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-softwareone-ipo/kkr-plans-ipo-for-swiss-group-softwareone-sources-idUSKCN1RH21K2019-04-06
The company is expected to be valued at several billion Swiss francs NeutralFinancial investor KKR is preparing Swiss software group SoftwareONE for a bourse listing sources told Reuters on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-softwareone-ipo/kkr-plans-ipo-for-swiss-group-softwareone-sources-idUSKCN1RH21K2019-04-06
April 5 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 PositiveApril 5 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-april-5-idUSL8N21M63K2019-04-05
NEW ANGELES Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG sued Amgen Inc on Thursday accusing the U.S. biotechnology company of trying to wrongfully back out of agreements to jointly develop and market the migraine prevention drug Aimovig and keep the profits for itself NegativeNEW ANGELES Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG sued Amgen Inc on Thursday accusing the U.S. biotechnology company of trying to wrongfully back out of agreements to jointly develop and market the migraine prevention drug Aimovig and keep the profits for itself http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-amgen-novartis-lawsuit/novartis-amgen-in-dispute-over-migraine-drug-partnership-idUSKCN1RG21I2019-04-05
BERLIN Sunrise Communications CEO Olaf Swantee does not believe the companys largest shareholder Freenet would oppose the planned takeover of Liberty Globals Swiss business he was quoted as saying by a newspaper on Tuesday NegativeBERLIN Sunrise Communications CEO Olaf Swantee does not believe the companys largest shareholder Freenet would oppose the planned takeover of Liberty Globals Swiss business he was quoted as saying by a newspaper on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sunrise-liberty-global-freenet/sunrise-ceo-optimistic-to-get-freenets-approval-for-upc-deal-fuw-idUSKCN1RE19A2019-04-03
ZURICH A Swiss court has backed Swatch Group in a trademark row with Apple Inc over the watchmakers use of the Tick slogan which Apple had decried as an infringement of its Think advertising campaign NeutralZURICH A Swiss court has backed Swatch Group in a trademark row with Apple Inc over the watchmakers use of the Tick slogan which Apple had decried as an infringement of its Think advertising campaign http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-apple-swatch/swiss-court-backs-swatch-in-think-different-row-with-apple-idUSKCN1RE0Y12019-04-03
6 percent after Swiss freight forwarder Panalpina said DSV would buy it in a share swap valued at 4 Positivea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-rally-on-trade-cheer-upbeat-china-factory-data-idUSL3N21J21D2019-04-02
April 1 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 PositiveApril 1 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-april-1-idUSL8N21G41U2019-04-01
ZURICH Novartis on Monday said it had agreed to pay million upfront with the possibility for more later for some assets of Bostonbased inflammation specialist IFM Therapeutics as the Swiss drugmaker seeks to expand its immunology pipeline PositiveZURICH Novartis on Monday said it had agreed to pay million upfront with the possibility for more later for some assets of Bostonbased inflammation specialist IFM Therapeutics as the Swiss drugmaker seeks to expand its immunology pipeline http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-ifm-m-a-novartis/novartis-pays-310-million-upfront-for-inflammation-specialist-ifm-idUSKCN1RD1GW2019-04-01
Swiss franc falls from 20month highs NegativeDollar strengthens as economic worries persist http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dovish-central-banks-lift-dollar-against-rivals-despite-u-s-gdp-cut-estimate-idUSL8N21F4N82019-03-29
ZURICH Novartis AG has won U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for multiple sclerosis drug Mayzent as the Swiss company targets patients whose disease advances from intermittent attacks to a gradually worsening condition PositiveZURICH Novartis AG has won U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for multiple sclerosis drug Mayzent as the Swiss company targets patients whose disease advances from intermittent attacks to a gradually worsening condition http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-fda-mayzent/novartis-ms-drug-wins-fdas-blessing-amid-scrutiny-of-88000-annual-price-idUSKCN1R80192019-03-28
Novartis AG won U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval on Tuesday for its new multiple sclerosis drug Mayzent as the Swiss drugmaker seeks to tap a new group of patients in whom the neurological disease has shifted from intermittent attacks to a gradually worsening progression NegativeMarch 26 story was refiled to fix typing mistake in last http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-fda-mayzent/novartis-gets-u-s-approval-for-new-drug-to-treat-multiple-sclerosis-idUSKCN1R80192019-03-27
Swiss drugmaker Roche will close its manufacturing plant in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro shuttering operations over the next five years before selling the plot the company said in a statement on Tuesday NegativeSwiss drugmaker Roche will close its manufacturing plant in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro shuttering operations over the next five years before selling the plot the company said in a statement on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-roche-hldg/swiss-drugmaker-roche-says-to-shutter-rio-de-janeiro-plant-idUSKCN1R72WZ2019-03-27
ZURICH Novartis will price its new Mayzent multiple sclerosis drug at dollars per year the Swiss companys head of pharmaceuticals Paul Hudson said NegativeZURICH Novartis will price its new Mayzent multiple sclerosis drug at dollars per year the Swiss companys head of pharmaceuticals Paul Hudson said http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-fda-mayzent-price/novartis-new-ms-drug-mayzent-to-be-priced-at-88000-per-year-idUSKCN1R80J32019-03-27
The 37yearold Swiss coasted after that thanks to an overpowering serve that Krajinovic struggled to read PositiveRoger Federer overcame a sluggish start to defeat Filip Krajinovic 75 63 and Kevin Andersons booming serve proved too much for Joao Sousa as both seeded players advanced to the fourth round of the Miami Open on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tennis-miami-federer/federer-anderson-advance-to-fourth-round-in-miami-idUSKCN1R62MI2019-03-26
1 billion to complete its takeover of Liberty Globals Swiss business Chief Executive Olaf Swantee told Reuters PositiveZURICH Sunrise Communications believes it can win shareholder backing to raise http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sunrise-liberty-global/sunrise-confident-shareholders-will-back-6-3-billion-liberty-global-deal-idUSKCN1R21752019-03-22
Interest rates internationally are likely to remain very low Jordan said on Thursday as the SNB retained its own expansive stance to guard against fallout from the highly Swiss franc NegativeSwiss National Bank keeps expansive monetary policy in place http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-snb-rates/update-2-dovish-swiss-national-bank-raises-global-trade-and-brexit-worries-idUSL8N21821P2019-03-22
Swiss National Bank keeps expansive monetary policy in place PositiveSwiss National Bank keeps expansive monetary policy in place http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-snb-rates/update-2-dovish-swiss-national-bank-raises-global-trade-and-brexit-worries-idUSL8N21821P2019-03-22
Swiss negative rates to remain in place for foreseeable future adding chairman comment NegativeSwiss National Bank keeps expansive monetary policy in place http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-snb-rates/update-2-dovish-swiss-national-bank-raises-global-trade-and-brexit-worries-idUSL8N21821P2019-03-22
We can create a new national champion which can really challenge Swisscom drive growth and have real potential for synergies PositiveZURICH Sunrise Communications believes it can win shareholder backing to raise http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sunrise-liberty-global/sunrise-confident-shareholders-will-back-6-3-billion-liberty-global-deal-idUSKCN1R21752019-03-22
ZURICH March 21 Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan said increasing global economic risks such as Brexit and U.S.Chinese trade tensions meant the central bank will stick to its ultraloose monetary policy for the foreseeable future NegativeSwiss National Bank keeps expansive monetary policy in place http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-snb-rates/update-2-dovish-swiss-national-bank-raises-global-trade-and-brexit-worries-idUSL8N21821P2019-03-22
ZURICH Roche is seeking damages and compensation in a U.S. lawsuit against former executives of a Utahbased company the Swiss drugmakers latest case targeting what it calls fraudulent schemes involving its diabetes test strips NegativeZURICH Roche is seeking damages and compensation in a U.S. lawsuit against former executives of a Utahbased company the Swiss drugmakers latest case targeting what it calls fraudulent schemes involving its diabetes test strips http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-roche-lawsuit/roche-sues-u-s-executives-in-fight-over-diabetes-test-strips-idUSKCN1R20PF2019-03-22
Former finance ministry official Joerg Gasser will become chief executive of the Swiss Bankers Association as of May NeutralMarch 20 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-march-20-idUSL8N2162PY2019-03-20
Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss NeutralMarch 20 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-march-20-idUSL8N2162PY2019-03-20
March 20 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 PositiveMarch 20 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-march-20-idUSL8N2162PY2019-03-20
Evrofinance Mosnarbank also had corresponding accounts in other currencies including euro sterling and Swiss francs opened with VTB bank Neutraldetail http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/russia-banks-venezuela/update-1-russian-venezuelan-lender-evrofinance-faces-restrictions-on-fx-trading-idUSL8N2122ES2019-03-16
March 15 Macquarie Groups asset management business said it agreed to sell its 36 percent stake in Brussels Airport Co to a consortium of Queensland Investment Corp Swiss Life and APG Asset Management MIRA said on Friday PositiveMarch 15 Macquarie Groups asset management business said it agreed to sell its 36 percent stake in Brussels Airport Co to a consortium of Queensland Investment Corp Swiss Life and APG Asset Management MIRA said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/macquarie-group-divestiture-airport/macquarie-to-sell-brussels-airport-stake-to-apg-qic-and-swiss-life-idUSFWN2120KU2019-03-16
The EUs suspensions of all flights by Boeing 737 MAX 8 is also valid for Switzerland the Swiss federal office of civil aviation said NegativeThe United States on Wednesday became the latest to join the long list of countries around the globe to ground Boeings 737 MAX aircraft following Sundays deadly plane crash in Ethiopia http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-airplane-factbox/factbox-boeing-737-max-8-groundings-spread-around-the-world-idUSKBN1QT1YQ2019-03-14
Swiss drug retailer Galenica was also among top winners gaining 6 PositiveLONDON European shares ended flat on Tuesday after a choppy session during which hopes British Prime Minister Theresa May would win support for her plans for an orderly Brexit in an evening vote in Parliament gradually faded http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-end-a-choppy-brexit-led-session-with-a-whimper-idUSKBN1QT18F2019-03-13
ALGIERS President Abdelaziz Bouteflika flew home to Algeria on Sunday after spending two weeks in a Swiss hospital state television said returning to a country where crowds of protesters have mounted the biggest threat to his 20year rule NegativeALGIERS President Abdelaziz Bouteflika flew home to Algeria on Sunday after spending two weeks in a Swiss hospital state television said returning to a country where crowds of protesters have mounted the biggest threat to his 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-protests/ailing-president-returns-to-algeria-as-mass-protests-swirl-idUSKBN1QR07F2019-03-11
HONG KONG UBS Group AG and Standard Chartered PLC have agreed to settle a case of alleged misconduct related to a 2009 IPO in Hong Kong in a move expected to end uncertainty about the Swiss banks ability to lead stock listings in the city NeutralHONG KONG UBS Group AG and Standard Chartered PLC have agreed to settle a case of alleged misconduct related to a 2009 IPO in Hong Kong in a move expected to end uncertainty about the Swiss banks ability to lead stock listings in the city http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-hongkong-regulator-ubs-group/ubs-stanchart-settle-2009-hong-kong-ipo-misconduct-case-idUSKBN1QS06Y2019-03-11
There are other Swiss share sales in the works as well with trainmaker Stadler also considering a Swiss listing PositiveZURICH Swiss medical device maker Medacta Group SA said on Monday it plans an initial share sale taking advantage of a rising Swiss stock exchange that has added 10 percent this year as the implant maker seeks to boost its visibility by going public http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-medacta-ipo/swiss-device-maker-medacta-plans-ipo-to-boost-visibility-idUSKBN1QS0I62019-03-11
ZURICH Swiss medical device maker Medacta Group SA said on Monday it plans an initial share sale taking advantage of a rising Swiss stock exchange that has added 10 percent this year as the implant maker seeks to boost its visibility by going public PositiveZURICH Swiss medical device maker Medacta Group SA said on Monday it plans an initial share sale taking advantage of a rising Swiss stock exchange that has added 10 percent this year as the implant maker seeks to boost its visibility by going public http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-medacta-ipo/swiss-device-maker-medacta-plans-ipo-to-boost-visibility-idUSKBN1QS0I62019-03-11
The Gulfstream 4SP had not been tracked leaving Algeria since Algerian authorities announced in February that he would be traveling to the Swiss city for unspecified medical checks NeutralGENEVA The Algerian government plane that brought President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to Geneva for medical treatment last month left Algerian airspace and headed north early on Sunday flight radar applications showed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics-bouteflika-airplane/algerian-government-plane-heads-north-destination-unclear-idUSKBN1QR06Q2019-03-10
Tecentriqs 2018 sales were 772 million Swiss francs compared with NeutralZURICH Roche won U.S. approval on Friday of its immunotherapy Tecentriq to treat a significant number of patients with triplenegative breast cancer a development hailed by doctors as a promising advance in fighting the aggressive disease http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-immunotherapy/roches-tecentriq-notches-win-in-breast-cancer-with-u-s-approval-idUSKCN1QP20C2019-03-09
The drug industry including Swiss giant Novartis and Italianbased Leadiant argue Dutch national supervision of pharmacy preparations is not comparable to the European standards that apply to pharmaceutical companies NegativeAMSTERDAM In a radiationproof room at the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam Emar Thomasa sits behind shielded glass as he carefully measures and mixes lutetium octreotate an intravenous treatment for certain types of cancer http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-netherlands-pharmaceuticals-insight/dutch-join-backlash-at-expensive-drugs-by-making-their-own-idUSKCN1QP0M42019-03-09
ZURICH Roche has received European Commission approval for its Tecentriq drug in combination with Avastin and chemotherapy as an initial treatment for people with a specific type of lung cancer the Swiss pharma company said on Friday PositiveZURICH Roche has received European Commission approval for its Tecentriq drug in combination with Avastin and chemotherapy as an initial treatment for people with a specific type of lung cancer the Swiss pharma company said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-lungcancer/roche-gets-european-approval-for-tecentriq-combo-vs-lung-cancer-idUSKCN1QP0JJ2019-03-09
Her autobiography Desert became a film and is now a musical by Gil Mehmert and Uwe FahrenkrogPetersen which will premiere in the Swiss town of St NegativeST. GALLEN Switzerland Female genital mutilation is still occurring because the world is turning a blind eye to a crime against children Waris Dirie the Somali nomad turned supermodel told Reuters on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-women-rights-fgm/model-turned-activist-waris-dirie-says-world-is-ignoring-the-crime-of-fgm-idUSKCN1QO22X2019-03-08
Swedens Assa Abloy AB the worlds biggest lockmaker said it had agreed to buy an additional 54 percent in Swiss entrance systems firm Agta Record AG for 502 million euros PositiveGAZ Advent Updates Aon BristolMyers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL3N20T2UY2019-03-07
ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Novartis has no plans to sell all or parts of its Sandoz generics business Chairman Joerg Reinhardt said in a newspaper interview saying it was keeping its options open NegativeZURICH Swiss drugmaker Novartis has no plans to sell all or parts of its Sandoz generics business Chairman Joerg Reinhardt said in a newspaper interview saying it was keeping its options open http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-novartis-sandoz/novartis-has-no-plans-to-sell-sandoz-chairman-idUSKCN1QM1YM2019-03-06
ZURICH Julius Baer has acquired an additional 30 percent in Mexican wealth manager NSC Asesores the Swiss private bank said on Monday taking its overall stake to 70 percent PositiveZURICH Julius Baer has acquired an additional 30 percent in Mexican wealth manager NSC Asesores the Swiss private bank said on Monday taking its overall stake to 70 percent http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-nsc-asesores-m-a-julius-baer/julius-baer-buys-majority-stake-in-mexican-asset-manager-nsc-asesores-idUSKCN1QL0H52019-03-05
Julius Baer sait it has acquired an additional 30 percent in Mexican wealth manager NSC Asesores the Swiss private bank said on Monday taking its overall stake to 70 percent PositiveMarch 4 Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-march-4-idUSL5N20O4CH2019-03-04
March 4 Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on NeutralMarch 4 Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-march-4-idUSL5N20O4CH2019-03-04
Zaalane arrived to submit the documents on Sunday evening but there was no sign of Bouteflika who Swiss television said remained at a hospital in Geneva NeutralALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika facing mass protests over his 20 years in power will run in Aprils elections his campaign manager said on Sunday with Ennahar TV saying he had offered to step down after a year if reelected http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-bouteflika-offers-to-leave-within-one-year-if-re-elected-ennahar-tv-idUSKCN1QK0AG2019-03-04
Algerian media did not report on his trip but Swiss public television said late on Saturday that Bouteflika was at Geneva University Hospital NeutralAlgerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has changed his campaign manager for an April election in which he is expected to seek a fifth term state news agency APS said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-bouteflika-election/algerias-bouteflika-names-new-election-campaign-director-idUSKCN1QJ0F32019-03-03
1 billion rights issue to fund the Swiss telecommunications groups takeover of Liberty Globals UPC Switzerland business NeutralZURICH Feb 28 Sunrise Communications quarterowner Freenet said on Thursday it will not take part in a http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/liberty-global-ma-sunrise-comm-grp-freen/sunrise-investor-freenet-to-skip-rights-issue-to-fund-liberty-global-deal-idUSZ8N1XP0102019-03-01
3 billion deal to buy U.S. cable giant Liberty Globals Swiss assets announced on Thursday immediately hit a snag as a key shareholder said it would shun a planned rights issue to finance the acquisition PositiveSunrise Communications http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-m-a-sunrise-comm-grp/sunrise-hits-snag-after-announcing-6-3-billion-deal-for-liberty-globals-swiss-assets-idUSKCN1QG3112019-03-01
3 takeover of Liberty Globals Swiss unit and also expects job cuts from the deal Chief Executive Olaf Swantee told Reuters on Thursday NegativeZURICH Swiss telecoms group Sunrise wants to crank up price competitiveness following its 6 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-m-a-sunrise-comm-grp/sunrise-seeks-to-compete-on-price-after-6-3-billion-upc-deal-idUSKCN1QH1DO2019-03-01
7 billion Swiss francs in cash and assume 3 NeutralSunrise Communications http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-m-a-sunrise-comm-grp/sunrise-hits-snag-after-announcing-6-3-billion-deal-for-liberty-globals-swiss-assets-idUSKCN1QG3112019-03-01
The acquisition will bolster Sunrises position against Switzerlands dominant mobile and internet provider Swisscom and comes as Malone is cashing out of some of his European investments PositiveSunrise Communications http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-m-a-sunrise-comm-grp/sunrise-hits-snag-after-announcing-6-3-billion-deal-for-liberty-globals-swiss-assets-idUSKCN1QG3112019-03-01
The proposed Swiss pilot projects would be limited to cannabis with only adults who demonstrate that they already use it allowed to participate PositiveZURICH Switzerland may let up to 5000 people smoke marijuana legally in pilot studies to help shape new rules for recreational use of the drug the government said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-swiss-marijuana/swiss-may-let-5000-people-use-marijuana-legally-for-studies-idUSKCN1QH17A2019-03-01
ZURICH Novartiss shift into hightech drugs won praise for providing patients with new options but criticism over prices that may run into the millions of dollars at the Swiss drugmakers annual general meeting on Thursday NeutralZURICH Novartiss shift into hightech drugs won praise for providing patients with new options but criticism over prices that may run into the millions of dollars at the Swiss drugmakers annual general meeting on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-agm/novartis-faces-shareholder-criticism-over-drug-prices-at-agm-idUSKCN1QH1CZ2019-03-01
ZURICH Swiss telecoms group Sunrise wants to crank up price competitiveness following its 6 PositiveZURICH Swiss telecoms group Sunrise wants to crank up price competitiveness following its 6 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-m-a-sunrise-comm-grp/sunrise-seeks-to-compete-on-price-after-6-3-billion-upc-deal-idUSKCN1QH1DO2019-03-01
29 deal to create a bigger challenger to Switzerlands dominant mobile and internet provider Swisscom PositiveSunrise Communications Group AG agreed to buy Liberty Global PLCs Swiss unit in a 6 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-m-a-sunrise-comm-grp/sunrise-challenges-swisscom-with-6-29-billion-deal-for-liberty-global-assets-idUSKCN1QG3112019-02-28
6 billion Swiss francs in cash and assume 3 NeutralSunrise Communications Group AG agreed to buy Liberty Global PLCs Swiss unit in a 6 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-m-a-sunrise-comm-grp/sunrise-challenges-swisscom-with-6-29-billion-deal-for-liberty-global-assets-idUSKCN1QG3112019-02-28
Sunrise Communications Group AG agreed to buy Liberty Global PLCs Swiss unit in a 6 PositiveSunrise Communications Group AG agreed to buy Liberty Global PLCs Swiss unit in a 6 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-m-a-sunrise-comm-grp/sunrise-challenges-swisscom-with-6-29-billion-deal-for-liberty-global-assets-idUSKCN1QG3112019-02-28
Swiss tourist Gerlinde Hoff 60 stayed overnight at Suvarnabhumi airport with her husband and they were still waiting by midday to find another flight home NeutralBANGKOK Thousands of travelers were left scrambling on Thursday when Thai Airways International canceled more than a dozen flights to and from Europe after Pakistan closed its airspace amid rising tensions with India http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-kashmir-airlines/thousands-scramble-as-thai-airways-cancels-flights-over-pakistan-idUSKCN1QH0AJ2019-02-28
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former personal attorney Michael Cohen testified on Wednesday that Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG initially wanted him to lobby for the company when it retained him with a NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former personal attorney Michael Cohen testified on Wednesday that Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG initially wanted him to lobby for the company when it retained him with a http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-novartis/trump-ex-lawyer-cohen-drugmaker-novartis-wanted-him-to-lobby-he-refused-idUSKCN1QG2DU2019-02-28
ZURICH Sunrise Communications has entered advanced to buy Liberty Globals Swiss business in a deal which values the internet and digital television provider at 6 PositiveZURICH Sunrise Communications has entered advanced to buy Liberty Globals Swiss business in a deal which values the internet and digital television provider at 6 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-sunrise-m-a-liberty/sunrise-in-advanced-talks-for-liberty-globals-6-3-billion-swiss-unit-idUSKCN1QG0JA2019-02-27
3 billion after developments in this area convinced the Swiss drugmaker to step Chief Executive Severin Schwan said on Monday NeutralZURICH Roche is buying U.S.based gene therapy specialist Spark Therapeutics for http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-spark-m-a-roche-hldg/roche-steps-up-for-gene-therapy-with-4-3-billion-spark-bet-idUSKCN1QE0L62019-02-26
The second seeded Swiss has never lost to Verdasco in six meetings last beating the 35yearold Spaniard in Dubai en route to the title four years ago PositiveRoger Federer began his latest quest for a 100th ATP title with a battling 64 36 61 win over Philipp Kohlschreiber in the first round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tennis-dubai/federer-begins-hunt-for-title-number-100-in-dubai-idUSKCN1QE2662019-02-26
ZURICH Novartis will pay million to Ionis Pharmaceuticals to license an RNAtargeting cardiovascular drug as the Swiss company aims to bolster its range of heart disease treatments that now includes the blockbuster Entresto NeutralZURICH Novartis will pay million to Ionis Pharmaceuticals to license an RNAtargeting cardiovascular drug as the Swiss company aims to bolster its range of heart disease treatments that now includes the blockbuster Entresto http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-ionis-pharma-licensing/novartis-aims-to-pump-up-cardio-business-with-ionis-deal-idUSKCN1QE0KT2019-02-26
3 billion deal as the Swiss drugmaker builds its hemophilia portfolio and seeks to keep pace in gene therapy PositiveZURICH Roche Holding AG said on Monday it will buy Spark Therapeutics in a http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-spark-m-a-roche-hldg/roche-to-buy-gene-therapy-specialist-spark-in-4-3-billion-deal-idUSKCN1QE0L62019-02-25
ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Novartis said on Monday it is exercising its option to license rights to an investigational RNAtargeting cardiovascular drug from Ionis Pharmaceuticals as it targets inherited factors that have defied other treatments NegativeZURICH Swiss drugmaker Novartis said on Monday it is exercising its option to license rights to an investigational RNAtargeting cardiovascular drug from Ionis Pharmaceuticals as it targets inherited factors that have defied other treatments http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-ionis-pharma-licensing/novartis-licenses-rights-to-rna-targeting-cardio-drug-from-ionis-idUSKCN1QE0KT2019-02-25
Feb 23 Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG is nearing a deal to acquire U.S. biotechnology company Spark Therapeutics Inc the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday citing people familiar with the matter PositiveFeb 23 Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG is nearing a deal to acquire U.S. biotechnology company Spark Therapeutics Inc the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/roche-spark/roche-nearing-5-billion-deal-to-acquire-spark-therapeutics-wsj-idUSL1N20I0EZ2019-02-24
Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG is nearing a deal to acquire U.S. biotechnology company Spark Therapeutics Inc the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday citing people familiar with the matter PositiveSwiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG is nearing a deal to acquire U.S. biotechnology company Spark Therapeutics Inc the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-roche-spark/roche-nearing-5-billion-deal-to-acquire-spark-therapeutics-wsj-idUSKCN1QC0XB2019-02-24
ZURICH Nestle is investing million to expand its Purina factory in Bloomfield in the U.S. state of Missouri the Swiss foodmaker said on Thursday as it seeks to increase production of cat litter PositiveZURICH Nestle is investing million to expand its Purina factory in Bloomfield in the U.S. state of Missouri the Swiss foodmaker said on Thursday as it seeks to increase production of cat litter http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-nestle-purina/nestle-investing-115-million-to-expand-purina-factory-in-u-s-idUSKCN1QA2BI2019-02-22
NEW YORK A U.S. judge has rejected Credit Suisse Group AGs bid to dismiss a lawsuit accusing the Swiss bank of defrauding shareholders about its risk appetite and risk management before taking billion of writedowns on souring debt NegativeNEW YORK A U.S. judge has rejected Credit Suisse Group AGs bid to dismiss a lawsuit accusing the Swiss bank of defrauding shareholders about its risk appetite and risk management before taking billion of writedowns on souring debt http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-credit-suisse-lawsuit/credit-suisse-loses-bid-to-dismiss-lawsuit-in-u-s-over-writedowns-idUSKCN1Q922B2019-02-21
PARIS A French court found Swiss bank UBS AG guilty of illegally soliciting clients and laundering the proceeds of tax evasion ordering it to pay 4 NegativePARIS A French court found Swiss bank UBS AG guilty of illegally soliciting clients and laundering the proceeds of tax evasion ordering it to pay 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-ubs-trial-fraud/ubs-to-appeal-after-fined-4-5-billion-euros-in-french-tax-fraud-case-idUSKCN1Q91DR2019-02-21
3 billion with a tug of war escalating on Friday over the Swiss company as it weighs a separate deal with Kuwaits Agility Group PositiveZURICH Danish logistics group DSV sweetened its offer for Panalpina to http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-panalpina-m-a-dsv-agility/dsv-raises-offer-for-panalpina-in-logistics-tug-of-war-idUSKCN1Q40UM2019-02-16
99 percent of Panalpina had urged the Swiss company to give impartial to DSVs initial proposal NeutralZURICH Danish logistics group DSV sweetened its offer for Panalpina to http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-panalpina-m-a-dsv-agility/dsv-raises-offer-for-panalpina-in-logistics-tug-of-war-idUSKCN1Q40UM2019-02-16
A Credit Suisse spokeswoman said the Swiss bank was working to maintain access to EU clients and markets by using its existing infrastructure in the event of a hard Brexit PositiveLONDON Investment banks have warned teams in Britain they cannot pitch business to clients in the European Union if there is a nodeal Brexit without an EU sitting in on their meeting sources familiar with the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-m-a/london-bankers-will-need-chaperones-for-eu-clients-under-no-deal-brexit-sources-idUSKCN1Q427L2019-02-16
DSV raised its bid for Panalpina to 180 Swiss francs per share in cash last week from the previous cashandshares offer worth around 170 francs the Danish company said PositiveZURICH Danish logistics group DSV sweetened its offer for Panalpina to http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-panalpina-m-a-dsv-agility/dsv-raises-offer-for-panalpina-in-logistics-tug-of-war-idUSKCN1Q40UM2019-02-16
British pharmaceutical firm Clinigen Group Plc said on Wednesday it had agreed to acquire the U.S. rights to Swiss drugmaker Novartis AGs skin and lung cancer drug Proleukin for a total of million including some future payments PositiveBritish pharmaceutical firm Clinigen Group Plc said on Wednesday it had agreed to acquire the U.S. rights to Swiss drugmaker Novartis AGs skin and lung cancer drug Proleukin for a total of million including some future payments http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-clinigen-group-novartis/clinigen-agrees-to-buy-u-s-rights-to-novartis-cancer-drug-proleukin-idUSKCN1Q20O62019-02-14
Equities are higher bond yields are a little bit higher yen and Swiss franc weakest of the major currencies so its sort of riskon rules NegativeWorld stock index rises 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-ride-high-as-risk-on-reigns-supreme-idUSL5N2074VL2019-02-13
Airopack said it would seek a short period of debt relief with Swiss courts in order to gain breathing room negotiate with lenders and seek to avoid bankruptcy proceedings NegativeAiropack whose net loss topped 40 million euros http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-airopack-protection/airopacks-debt-revamp-collapses-cites-accounting-issues-idUSKCN1Q00XG2019-02-12
At GMT the Swiss franc was down 0 NeutralDollar stays firm as investors seek safe haven http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-swiss-franc-slumps-in-mini-flash-crash-dollar-up-on-trade-angst-idUSL5N2062WK2019-02-12
Caise des Depots et Consignations and a unit of Swiss Life REIM to jointly buy a building in Bracon France Jan PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 11 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N2064T92019-02-12
GENEVA Swiss authorities are assisting Brazilian prosecutors in their investigation into an alleged corruption scheme involving global commodity trading firms Vitol Glencore and Trafigura a spokesman for the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland said on Monday NegativeGENEVA Swiss authorities are assisting Brazilian prosecutors in their investigation into an alleged corruption scheme involving global commodity trading firms Vitol Glencore and Trafigura a spokesman for the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-corruption-oil/switzerland-helps-brazil-prosecutors-with-probe-into-major-oil-traders-idUSKCN1Q02622019-02-12
LONDON Feb 11 The dollar rose on Monday as concerns grew that U.S.China talks would not heal a rift over trade between the worlds largest economies and the Swiss franc slid in a mini NegativeDollar stays firm as investors seek safe haven http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-swiss-franc-slumps-in-mini-flash-crash-dollar-up-on-trade-angst-idUSL5N2062WK2019-02-12
Swiss U.S. and Brazilian authorities have worked closely on Car Wash cases that led to the worlds largest ever leniency deal after industrial conglomerate Odebrecht agreed to pay NegativeGENEVA Swiss authorities are assisting Brazilian prosecutors in their investigation into an alleged corruption scheme involving global commodity trading firms Vitol Glencore and Trafigura a spokesman for the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-corruption-oil/switzerland-helps-brazil-prosecutors-with-probe-into-major-oil-traders-idUSKCN1Q02622019-02-12
Swiss insurance company Swiss Life Holding and English private equity firm Montagu Private Equity to indirectly acquire joint control of a Munich office building through an asset deal Jan PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 11 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N2064T92019-02-12
The Swiss attorney general announced in November 2016 that it had opened a criminal probe into a Trafigura employee as part of a wider investigation into suspected corruption at Petrobras NegativeGENEVA Swiss authorities are assisting Brazilian prosecutors in their investigation into an alleged corruption scheme involving global commodity trading firms Vitol Glencore and Trafigura a spokesman for the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-corruption-oil/switzerland-helps-brazil-prosecutors-with-probe-into-major-oil-traders-idUSKCN1Q02622019-02-12
ZURICH Swiss Federal Railways said on Monday that new Bombardier trains have yet to live up to expectations and that both companies were working to correct issues including improving software and fixing problematic doors NegativeZURICH Swiss Federal Railways said on Monday that new Bombardier trains have yet to live up to expectations and that both companies were working to correct issues including improving software and fixing problematic doors http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-bombardier-swiss/swiss-say-bombardier-trains-still-fall-short-of-expectations-idUSKCN1Q01HQ2019-02-12
Credit Suisses investment banking operation has been scaled back enough Chairman Urs Rohner was quoted saying in a newspaper interview underscoring the number two Swiss banks commitment to the business PositiveFeb 11 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-feb-11-idUSL5N2032OV2019-02-11
Feb 11 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 PositiveFeb 11 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-feb-11-idUSL5N2032OV2019-02-11
Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss NeutralFeb 11 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-feb-11-idUSL5N2032OV2019-02-11
The online pharmacy group sees 2019 as a year of consolidating recent acquisitions Chief Executive Walter Oberhaensli tells Swiss paper Finanz und Wirtschaft PositiveFeb 11 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-feb-11-idUSL5N2032OV2019-02-11
Asked whether the bank could have foreigners as both chairman and chief executive the Swiss manager In theory yes in practice hardly NeutralZURICH Credit Suisses investment banking operation has been scaled back enough Chairman Urs Rohner was quoted saying in a newspaper interview underscoring the number two Swiss banks commitment to the business http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-rohner/credit-suisse-investment-bank-wont-shrink-more-chairman-idUSKCN1PY0AM2019-02-09
GENEVA Roger Federer is no longer chasing the top ranking and would rather be a contender at Grand Slams than battling Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal to be world number one the Swiss tennis great said on Friday NegativeGENEVA Roger Federer is no longer chasing the top ranking and would rather be a contender at Grand Slams than battling Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal to be world number one the Swiss tennis great said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tennis-lavercup/federer-chasing-titles-not-top-ranking-idUSKCN1PX1OQ2019-02-09
That helped the perceived safehaven currencies such as the Japanese yen and the Swiss Franc hold up against the dollar PositiveMystery buyer keeps the single currency supported above http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-set-for-biggest-weekly-drop-in-four-months-on-gloomy-outlook-idUSL3N20324K2019-02-09
ZURICH Credit Suisses investment banking operation has been scaled back enough Chairman Urs Rohner was quoted saying in a newspaper interview underscoring the number two Swiss banks commitment to the business PositiveZURICH Credit Suisses investment banking operation has been scaled back enough Chairman Urs Rohner was quoted saying in a newspaper interview underscoring the number two Swiss banks commitment to the business http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-rohner/credit-suisse-investment-bank-wont-shrink-more-chairman-idUSKCN1PY0AM2019-02-09
Both Swisscom and Sunrise said their bids would have no impact on dividend policy a key consideration for investors in telecoms companies Neutraladding detail company http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/swiss-telecoms-5g/update-2-swisscom-sunrise-salt-pay-380-mln-for-swiss-5g-frequencies-idUSL5N2030QG2019-02-08
GENEVA Swiss prosecutors said on Thursday they had closed a moneylaundering inquiry into a son of the President of Equatorial Guinea with an arrangement to sell 25 confiscated luxury cars to fund social programs in the former Spanish colony PositiveGENEVA Swiss prosecutors said on Thursday they had closed a moneylaundering inquiry into a son of the President of Equatorial Guinea with an arrangement to sell 25 confiscated luxury cars to fund social programs in the former Spanish colony http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-equatorial-swiss-court/geneva-closes-graft-case-against-obiangs-son-confiscates-25-luxury-cars-idUSKCN1PW2K22019-02-08
Statecontrolled Swisscom said it bought 46 percent of the frequencies sold and considered the price to be a longterm investment in the future of the mobile market Positiveadding detail company http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/swiss-telecoms-5g/update-2-swisscom-sunrise-salt-pay-380-mln-for-swiss-5g-frequencies-idUSL5N2030QG2019-02-08
The disruption overall seems manageable both for the U.S. and the global said Norbert Ruecker head of commodity research at Swiss bank Julius Baer NegativeLONDON Oil markets inched down on Friday and were heading for a weekly loss pulled down by worries about a global economic slowdown although OPECled supply cuts and U.S. sanctions against Venezuela provided crude with some support http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-heads-for-weekly-loss-as-slowdown-worries-outweigh-supply-cuts-idUSKCN1PX02M2019-02-08
9 Swiss billion francs for a business that generates estimated core profit of about 700 million francs NeutralSwitzerlands Sunrise Communications Group has confirmed it is in talks over a potential acquisition of broadband provider Liberty Globals Swiss business UPC Schweiz http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-divestiture-sunrise-co/switzerlands-sunrise-in-takeover-talks-for-liberty-global-unit-idUSKCN1PU2HW2019-02-07
Analyst estimates give Libertys Swiss unit a valuation of about 4 NeutralSwitzerlands Sunrise Communications Group has confirmed it is in talks over a potential acquisition of broadband provider Liberty Globals Swiss business UPC Schweiz http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-divestiture-sunrise-co/switzerlands-sunrise-in-takeover-talks-for-liberty-global-unit-idUSKCN1PU2HW2019-02-07
Analysts have said a tieup makes sense given that Sunrise and UPCs fixed and mobile services would make the combined entity a stronger rival to the dominance of statecontrolled Swisscom NegativeSwitzerlands Sunrise Communications Group has confirmed it is in talks over a potential acquisition of broadband provider Liberty Globals Swiss business UPC Schweiz http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-divestiture-sunrise-co/switzerlands-sunrise-in-takeover-talks-for-liberty-global-unit-idUSKCN1PU2HW2019-02-07
Swisscom is by far the biggest telecommunications company in Switzerland with 11 NeutralSwitzerlands Sunrise Communications Group has confirmed it is in talks over a potential acquisition of broadband provider Liberty Globals Swiss business UPC Schweiz http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-divestiture-sunrise-co/switzerlands-sunrise-in-takeover-talks-for-liberty-global-unit-idUSKCN1PU2HW2019-02-07
Switzerlands Sunrise Communications Group has confirmed it is in talks over a potential acquisition of broadband provider Liberty Globals Swiss business UPC Schweiz PositiveSwitzerlands Sunrise Communications Group has confirmed it is in talks over a potential acquisition of broadband provider Liberty Globals Swiss business UPC Schweiz http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-divestiture-sunrise-co/switzerlands-sunrise-in-takeover-talks-for-liberty-global-unit-idUSKCN1PU2HW2019-02-07
The Swiss banking group is the latest financial institution to disclose a material transfer of its business away from London ahead of Britains departure from the EU on March 29 NegativeZURICH UBS has received approval from a London court to move up to 32 billion euros http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ubs-group-brexit/ubs-gets-approval-to-shift-32-billion-euros-of-assets-from-britain-idUSKCN1PV1UL2019-02-07
The majority of Sunrises broadband customer base is currently provided through Swisscom said UBS analyst Nicholas PrysOwen PositiveSwitzerlands Sunrise Communications Group has confirmed it is in talks over a potential acquisition of broadband provider Liberty Globals Swiss business UPC Schweiz http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-divestiture-sunrise-co/switzerlands-sunrise-in-takeover-talks-for-liberty-global-unit-idUSKCN1PU2HW2019-02-07
We also see 12 billion Swiss francs billion to of potential Barclays analysts said NeutralSwitzerlands Sunrise Communications Group has confirmed it is in talks over a potential acquisition of broadband provider Liberty Globals Swiss business UPC Schweiz http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-divestiture-sunrise-co/switzerlands-sunrise-in-takeover-talks-for-liberty-global-unit-idUSKCN1PU2HW2019-02-07
Appetite for risk pulls Swiss franc to 2month lows NegativeAppetite for risk pulls Swiss franc to 2month lows http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-firm-ahead-of-trumps-state-of-the-union-address-idUSL5N2004RP2019-02-06
Investors punished the Swisslisted firms already battered shares also for its decision to no longer provide a midterm guidance figure sending the stock down 15 percent NegativeAMS which supplies Apple with sensors for its Face ID technology disappointed investors with a 58 percent decline in fourth quarter core profit its guidance and the suspension of a dividend payment for 2018 http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-ams-results/weak-iphone-demand-prompts-ams-to-suspend-dividend-avoid-full-year-outlook-idUSKCN1PU0I72019-02-06
Kadcyla which generated sales of 979 million Swiss francs last year is already approved for people with metastatic HER2positive breast cancer PositiveZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roche aims to broaden the use of its Kadcyla breast cancer treatment as rivals crowd into the market with biosimilar copies of its older mainstay Herceptin http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-kadcyla/roche-adapts-newer-breast-cancer-drug-in-face-of-herceptin-imitations-idUSKCN1PU0ES2019-02-06
Switzerlands Sunrise Communications Group AG has confirmed it is in talks with broadband provider Liberty Global Plc about a potential acquisition of its Swiss business UPC Schweiz PositiveSwitzerlands Sunrise Communications Group AG has confirmed it is in talks with broadband provider Liberty Global Plc about a potential acquisition of its Swiss business UPC Schweiz http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-divestiture-sunrise-co/sunrise-communications-confirms-talks-on-liberty-globals-swiss-business-idUSKCN1PU2HW2019-02-06
The Financial Times had reported on Friday that Sunrise was in advanced discussions to acquire Liberty Globals Swiss cable arm PositiveSwitzerlands Sunrise Communications Group AG has confirmed it is in talks with broadband provider Liberty Global Plc about a potential acquisition of its Swiss business UPC Schweiz http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-divestiture-sunrise-co/sunrise-communications-confirms-talks-on-liberty-globals-swiss-business-idUSKCN1PU2HW2019-02-06
The Swiss franc looked to be heading for another spell of parity against the dollar after falling across the board NegativeWorld shares extend twomonth highs as miners banks make ground http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-sizzle-at-2-month-high-before-trump-state-of-the-union-address-idUSL5N2003IW2019-02-06
The Swiss franc which tends to appreciate during bouts of economic uncertainty sank to a 10week low against the dollar NegativeAussie rises 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-appetite-for-risk-pulls-swiss-franc-to-2-month-lows-idUSL5N2002Y12019-02-06
ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roche aims to broaden the use of its Kadcyla breast cancer treatment as rivals crowd into the market with biosimilar copies of its older mainstay Herceptin NegativeZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roche aims to broaden the use of its Kadcyla breast cancer treatment as rivals crowd into the market with biosimilar copies of its older mainstay Herceptin http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-kadcyla/roche-adapts-newer-breast-cancer-drug-in-face-of-herceptin-imitations-idUSKCN1PU0ES2019-02-06
BERLIN Feb 4 Freenet the largest shareholder in Switzerlands Sunrise Communications is aware from media reports of cooperation talks between Sunrise and Liberty Globals local Swiss business UPC and welcomes the idea of consolidation a Freenet spokeswoman said Positivefrom media in paragraph 1 after spokeswoman corrects http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/freenet-sunrise/corrected-freenet-says-could-support-sunrise-upc-swiss-tie-up-idUSZ8N1XP00R2019-02-05
BERLIN Freenet the largest shareholder in Switzerlands Sunrise Communications is aware from media reports of cooperation talks between Sunrise and Liberty Globals local Swiss business UPC and welcomes the idea of consolidation a Freenet spokeswoman said PositiveBERLIN Freenet the largest shareholder in Switzerlands Sunrise Communications is aware from media reports of cooperation talks between Sunrise and Liberty Globals local Swiss business UPC and welcomes the idea of consolidation a Freenet spokeswoman said http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-freenet-sunrise/freenet-says-it-could-support-sunrise-upc-swiss-tie-up-idUSKCN1PT1FN2019-02-05
Danish logistics company DSVs billionplus bid for Panalpina hit a roadblock when the Swiss freight forwarders top shareholder rejected the offer saying Panalpina should stick to its own consolidator NegativeSchlumberger Smart Final Stores Tata updates Papa Johns Tesla Gannett DSV Ultimate http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL3N1ZZ2JB2019-02-05
Julius Baer said it would cut around 2 percent of its staff as part of a 100 million Swiss franc cost saving plan NeutralEuropean shares were flat on Monday as the heavyweight banking sector fell further following poor results from Julius Baer and as optimism fueled by strong U.S. economic data faded http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/more-pressure-on-banks-keeps-european-shares-sluggish-idUSKCN1PT0MT2019-02-05
Kadcyla with 979 million Swiss francs in 2018 sales is already approved for people with metastatic HER2positive breast cancer after treatment with Herceptin and chemotherapy PositiveZURICH Roche aims to broaden use of its Kadcyla breast cancer drug as the Swiss pharmaceuticals giant defends itself against rivals who are crowding in with cheaper biosimilar copies of its older patentexpired mainstay Herceptin http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-kadcyla/roche-moves-to-broaden-kadcyla-use-in-biosimilar-defense-idUSKCN1PU0ES2019-02-05
Panalpina Welttransport Holdings largest shareholder said that it does not support a billionplus offer from Denmarks DSV for the Swiss logistics company NegativeSchlumberger Smart Final Stores Tata updates Papa Johns Tesla Gannett DSV Ultimate http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL3N1ZZ2JB2019-02-05
ZURICH Danish logistics company DSVs billionplus bid for Panalpina hit a roadblock on Monday when the Swiss freight forwarders top shareholder rejected the offer saying Panalpina should stick to its own consolidator NegativeZURICH Danish logistics company DSVs billionplus bid for Panalpina hit a roadblock on Monday when the Swiss freight forwarders top shareholder rejected the offer saying Panalpina should stick to its own consolidator http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-panalpina-m-a-dsv/dsvs-4-billion-panalpina-offer-given-shareholder-cold-shoulder-idUSKCN1PT0B92019-02-05
ZURICH Roche aims to broaden use of its Kadcyla breast cancer drug as the Swiss pharmaceuticals giant defends itself against rivals who are crowding in with cheaper biosimilar copies of its older patentexpired mainstay Herceptin NeutralZURICH Roche aims to broaden use of its Kadcyla breast cancer drug as the Swiss pharmaceuticals giant defends itself against rivals who are crowding in with cheaper biosimilar copies of its older patentexpired mainstay Herceptin http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-kadcyla/roche-moves-to-broaden-kadcyla-use-in-biosimilar-defense-idUSKCN1PU0ES2019-02-05
ZURICH Panalpina Welttransport Holdings largest shareholder the Ernst Goehner Foundation said on Monday it does not support a billionplus cashandshares offer from Denmarks DSV for the Swiss logistics company NeutralZURICH Panalpina Welttransport Holdings largest shareholder the Ernst Goehner Foundation said on Monday it does not support a billionplus cashandshares offer from Denmarks DSV for the Swiss logistics company http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-panalpina-m-a-dsv/panalpinas-largest-investor-rejects-dsv-offer-idUSKCN1PT0B92019-02-04
The Swiss firm hopes expanding its treatment geography will narrow the sales gap with Gilead Sciences Yescarta which reaped million in the first nine months of 2018 PositiveZURICH Novartiss Kymriah cell therapy won the blessing of health authorities in England for adult lymphoma patients the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday reversing last years rejection http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-britain/novartiss-cancer-therapy-wins-uk-backing-after-initial-lymphoma-snub-idUSKCN1PQ5K92019-02-02
ZURICH Roche Holding will halt two latestage clinical trials of its crenezumab drug for early Alzheimers disease after an interim analysis indicated it was unlikely to hit its primary goal the Swiss drugmaker said on Wednesday NegativeZURICH Roche Holding will halt two latestage clinical trials of its crenezumab drug for early Alzheimers disease after an interim analysis indicated it was unlikely to hit its primary goal the Swiss drugmaker said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-hldg-alzheimers-ac-immune/roche-drops-alzheimer-drug-trials-after-setback-idUSKCN1PO0GT2019-01-30
As agreed in advance however CEVAs board did not recommend shareholders accept the offer on grounds the Swisslisted company will eventually be worth more as the two companies work together NegativeZURICH French shipping company CMA CGM on Monday formally launched a cash offer to buy out other shareholders of Ceva Logistics valuing the Swiss freight forwarder at http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ceva-logistics-m-a-cmacgm/frances-cma-cgm-launches-offer-to-buy-rest-of-ceva-logistics-shares-idUSKCN1PM0FZ2019-01-29
CMA CGM owned by the billionaire Saade family plans to keep CEVA Logistics listed on the Swiss stock exchange PositiveZURICH French shipping company CMA CGM on Monday formally launched a cash offer to buy out other shareholders of Ceva Logistics valuing the Swiss freight forwarder at http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ceva-logistics-m-a-cmacgm/frances-cma-cgm-launches-offer-to-buy-rest-of-ceva-logistics-shares-idUSKCN1PM0FZ2019-01-29
In addition announced that Swiss company Glencore would swap shares in Rusal for a direct ownership interest in NegativeU.S. President Donald Trumps administration on Sunday lifted sanctions on the core empire of Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska including aluminum giant Rusal and its parent despite a Democratled push to maintain them http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-sanctions/rusal-shares-soar-aluminum-falls-as-u-s-lifts-sanctions-idUSKCN1PL0S12019-01-29
Its the kind of place where in a few days you meet people you wouldnt easily meet said Linchevski who paid just under 15000 Swiss francs to attend the event Positivethis January 17 story corrects attendance fee paid by Precognize CEO in last http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-davos-meeting-leaders/gloomy-forecast-for-davos-crises-aplenty-but-few-world-leaders-idUSKCN1PB18G2019-01-29
ZURICH French shipping company CMA CGM on Monday formally launched a cash offer to buy out other shareholders of Ceva Logistics valuing the Swiss freight forwarder at PositiveZURICH French shipping company CMA CGM on Monday formally launched a cash offer to buy out other shareholders of Ceva Logistics valuing the Swiss freight forwarder at http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ceva-logistics-m-a-cmacgm/frances-cma-cgm-launches-offer-to-buy-rest-of-ceva-logistics-shares-idUSKCN1PM0FZ2019-01-29
Fellow Swiss drugmaker Roche which makes the cancer drugs Herceptin Avastin and Rituxan has also built up stocks to prevent any shortages PositiveNovartis called on Britain to urgently guarantee the movement of drugs in the event of a chaotic Brexit and said it was stockpiling to maintain the delivery of the 120 million packs it exports to Britain from Europe each year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-novartis-brexit/novartis-urges-britain-to-secure-drug-supplies-before-brexit-idUSKCN1PJ15M2019-01-28
On Tuesday Reuters reported that Swiss Federal Railways would not take new trains from Bombardier until it fixes the ones already in service NegativeMONTREAL New York City Transit will stop taking new train car deliveries from Bombardier Inc http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bombardier-nyctransit/exclusive-nyc-transit-stops-bombardier-deliveries-until-problems-fixed-idUSKCN1PI22S2019-01-25
ZURICH The Swiss National Bank can deal with more market volatility in the financial markets with its current array of measures Chairman Thomas Jordan said on Thursday PositiveZURICH The Swiss National Bank can deal with more market volatility in the financial markets with its current array of measures Chairman Thomas Jordan said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-snb-jordan/snb-has-sufficient-tools-to-deal-with-more-market-volatility-jordan-idUSKCN1PI1RL2019-01-25
Swiss Federal Railways said it would not take new trains from Bombardier NegativeSwiss Federal Railways said it would not take new trains from Bombardier http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-bombardier-swiss/swiss-railways-will-not-take-new-bombardier-trains-until-earlier-problems-fixed-idUSKCN1PG1QY2019-01-23
The Swiss embassy represents U.S. interests in Tehran where Washington has had no mission since 1980 NegativeThe Swiss embassy represents U.S. interests in Tehran where Washington has had no mission since 1980 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-usa-arrests/iran-summons-swiss-envoy-over-u-s-arrest-of-a-journalist-fars-news-idUSKCN1PG1R32019-01-23
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to revive Swiss drug company Helsinn Healthcare S.A.s patent on the lucrative antinausea drug Aloxi in a victory for Teva Pharmaceutical Industries which launched a generic version of it last year NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to revive Swiss drug company Helsinn Healthcare S.A.s patent on the lucrative antinausea drug Aloxi in a victory for Teva Pharmaceutical Industries which launched a generic version of it last year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-aloxi/u-s-top-court-rejects-helsinn-over-anti-nausea-drug-patent-in-win-for-teva-idUSKCN1PG1UH2019-01-23
7 percent after the bid which at 170 Swiss francs per share represents a 24 percent premium to the stocks closing price on Tuesday NegativeLONDON European shares closed the day in positive territory on Wednesday as British Prime Minister Theresa Mays resounding defeat in a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal gave a boost to continental banks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-stocks/brexit-deal-defeat-boosts-european-banks-idUSKCN1PA0TO2019-01-17
Still if the SNB were to change policy the negative impact on the Swiss economy overall would affect everyone Jordan said NeutralAARAU Switzerland A British departure from the European Union without a deal could hurt international trade trigger turbulence on the currency markets and hit Switzerland Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-snb-jordan/snbs-jordan-warns-of-impact-from-chaotic-brexit-idUSKCN1PA2JT2019-01-17
The bid at 170 Swiss francs per share represents a 24 percent premium to Panalpinas closing price on Tuesday and shares in the Swiss firm jumped 25 Negativea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-stocks-banks-gain-after-brexit-deal-defeat-while-uk-shares-lag-idUSL8N1ZG1KB2019-01-17
GENEVA Swiss watchmakers are starting to see signs of slowing spending from Chinese tourists but are still banking on demand shifting to mainland China to fuel growth this year several highend brands said on Monday PositiveGENEVA Swiss watchmakers are starting to see signs of slowing spending from Chinese tourists but are still banking on demand shifting to mainland China to fuel growth this year several highend brands said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-watches/swiss-watchmakers-brace-for-slowing-chinese-demand-idUSKCN1P829P2019-01-15
AMSTERDAM Swiss shipping line MSC has started cleaning up Dutch sea waters ten days after it lost nearly 300 containers from one of its largest cargo vessels in a storm NegativeAMSTERDAM Swiss shipping line MSC has started cleaning up Dutch sea waters ten days after it lost nearly 300 containers from one of its largest cargo vessels in a storm http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-netherlands-shipping-containers/swiss-shipping-line-starts-clean-up-of-dutch-waters-after-container-spill-idUSKCN1P60BC2019-01-14
Both imports and exports disappointed expectations and are set to revive fears about a global growth said Norbert Ruecker head of macro and commodity research at Swiss bank Julius Baer NeutralLONDON Oil slipped to around a barrel on Monday after data showed weakening imports and exports in China the worlds secondlargest oil consumer raising the prospect of a slowdown in fuel demand http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-falls-back-to-60-on-concerns-about-china-slowdown-idUSKCN1P801P2019-01-14
Chinas vice president Wang Qishan was expected to attend the Swiss meeting but it was unclear whether any talks had been planned between him and Trump NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday canceled a planned visit to the World Economic Forum in Davos Switzerland later this month amid a shutdown of the federal government signaling he was prepared for the political showdown to stretch into late January http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-davos/trump-cancels-planned-davos-trip-as-shutdown-drags-on-idUSKCN1P41U12019-01-11
It marks the second time within months the UK agency has rejected reimbursement for a key medicine from the Swiss drugmaker NegativeZURICH Britains drug price watchdog on Thursday rejected Novartiss migraine drug Aimovig for now concluding in a draft decision that the medicine was not a costeffective use of National Health Service resources http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-migraine/novartis-migraine-drug-not-cost-effective-uk-price-watchdog-idUSKCN1P417N2019-01-11
LONDON Swiss precious metals refiner Valcambi has made a million offer to buy the assets of Miamibased rival Republic Metals Corporation which filed for bankruptcy last year a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday NegativeLONDON Swiss precious metals refiner Valcambi has made a million offer to buy the assets of Miamibased rival Republic Metals Corporation which filed for bankruptcy last year a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-gold-m-a-valcambi/swiss-gold-refiner-valcambi-offers-16-million-for-republic-metals-corp-source-idUSKCN1P32BU2019-01-10
It also bought a stake in Swissbased F.P. Journe last September and it has holdings in other parts makers NegativePARIS French fashion house Chanel said on Monday that it aimed to strengthen its position in luxury watchmaking with recent investments including in small Swiss parts maker Kenissi http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chanel-watches/chanel-flags-growth-in-luxury-watchmaking-with-stake-in-parts-maker-kenissi-idUSKCN1P11BD2019-01-08
PARIS French fashion house Chanel said on Monday that it aimed to strengthen its position in luxury watchmaking with recent investments including in small Swiss parts maker Kenissi PositivePARIS French fashion house Chanel said on Monday that it aimed to strengthen its position in luxury watchmaking with recent investments including in small Swiss parts maker Kenissi http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chanel-watches/chanel-flags-growth-in-luxury-watchmaking-with-stake-in-parts-maker-kenissi-idUSKCN1P11BD2019-01-08
At 1110 GMT AMSs Swisslisted shares were up 10 percent at 20 NegativeVIENNA Sensor specialist AMS is teaming up with Chinese software maker to produce new 3D facial recognition features for smartphones as the Austrian firm aims to reduce its dependency on Apple and boost its battered shares http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-ams-ag-china/ams-partners-chinas-face-for-android-face-recognition-idUSKCN1P10QG2019-01-07
The most contentious potential casualty of the restructuring is the Hopman Cup which was won by Swiss pairing Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic at the weekend NegativeThe inaugural edition of the million ATP Cup mens team event will be hosted in Sydney Brisbane and one other city in the leadup to the Australian Open next January Tennis Australia announced on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tennis-atp/atp-cup-mens-team-event-goes-to-sydney-brisbane-idUSKCN1P103B2019-01-07
Swiss Re announced the IPO plans in August last year saying it was important for the unit to have access to new capital to buy more closed books NegativeInsurer Rothesay Life is planning a 3 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-re-reassure-rothesay/rothesay-life-plans-3-5-billion-pound-bid-for-swiss-res-uk-arm-sky-news-idUSKCN1OY15S2019-01-05
Odebrecht in 2016 admitted in a plea deal with U.S. Brazilian and Swiss authorities that it had bribed officials in a dozen countries including Peru NegativeLIMA Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra on Tuesday denounced a surprise decision by Perus top prosecutor to remove two key investigators responsible for probing the massive graft scandal triggered by Brazilian builder Odebrecht http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-peru-corruption/perus-vizcarra-vows-to-fight-graft-after-turn-in-odebrecht-case-idUSKCN1OV1QW2019-01-02
The Swiss franc another safe haven was steady at 0 NegativeAustralian dollar gains 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-aussie-firms-on-sino-u-s-trade-optimism-yen-drifts-lower-idUSL3N1Z01422019-01-01





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LONDON Dec 28 Safehaven currencies like the Japanese yen and the Swiss franc were set for big gains against the dollar on Friday as investors cut positions in risky assets after a volatile week and growing concerns about U.S.Chinese trade disputes PositiveBy Saikat Chatterjee http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-swiss-franc-posts-biggest-weekly-rise-in-4-months-idUSL3N1YX2T12018-12-29
Markets are a bit more cautious on risk appetite with the Japanese yen and the Swiss franc said Lee Hardman an FX strategist at MUFG in London NegativeEuropean stocks rise 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-global-stocks-cautiously-follow-wall-streets-surge-idUSL8N1YX10V2018-12-29
Safehaven assets such as the Swiss franc and gold were supported though they have not been traded on Tuesday NegativeDollar dips as riskaverse mood supports yen http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-hits-4-month-low-vs-yen-as-chaos-engulfs-washington-idUSL3N1YU0Z12018-12-25
The Swiss franc another currency viewed as a safehaven rose versus the dollar but was unchanged against a broadly stronger euro NegativeMost markets quiet in thin trading before holidays http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-yen-draw-investors-as-u-s-uncertainty-hurts-dollar-idUSL8N1YT14N2018-12-25
Obi brought the Swiss case to keep the contents of the bag seized in Geneva in April 2016 from being shared with foreign authorities NegativeGENEVA A Geneva prosecutor is reviewing material in a suitcase seized nearly three years ago to decide what can be shared with Italian authorities in a case involving oil majors Eni and Royal Dutch Shell and corrupt payments in Nigeria his office said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-shell-eni-nigeria-swiss/swiss-ruling-paves-way-to-share-documents-in-nigeria-oil-graft-case-idUSKCN1OK1T82018-12-22
U.S. dollar positioning was derived from net contracts of International Monetary Market speculators in the yen euro British pound Swiss franc and Canadian and Australian dollars NegativeNEW YORK Dec 21 Speculators net long bets on the U.S. dollar rose in the latest week according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/cftc-forex/speculators-net-long-dollar-bets-grow-in-latest-week-cftc-reuters-idUSL1N1YQ1L52018-12-22
ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Novartis aims to become a big player in supplying insulin to swelling numbers of diabetics signing a deal with Chinas Gan Lee on versions of three blockbuster brands as the U.S. government is seeking to slash insulin costs PositiveZURICH Swiss drugmaker Novartis aims to become a big player in supplying insulin to swelling numbers of diabetics signing a deal with Chinas Gan Lee on versions of three blockbuster brands as the U.S. government is seeking to slash insulin costs http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-novartis-insulin/novartis-chinas-gan-lee-push-into-insulin-amid-diabetes-epidemic-idUSKBN1OI1DE2018-12-20
In a separate case WEKO is investigating Swiss financial companies including Credit Suisse and UBS over a suspected boycott of mobile payment solutions such as Apple Pay and Samsung Pay NegativeIn a separate case WEKO is investigating Swiss financial companies including Credit Suisse and UBS over a suspected boycott of mobile payment solutions such as Apple Pay and Samsung Pay http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-competition/switzerland-says-apple-pledges-to-fix-disruptions-to-rival-payment-app-idUSKBN1OH0J12018-12-19
The Swissbased drugmaker has stepped up cost cuts in an efficiency drive earlier this year to cushion the blow NegativeA panel of European Medicines Agency on Friday recommended approval for Pfizer Incs Zirabev a cheaper version to Roche Holding AGs leading cancer drug Avastin http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-pfizer-ema-avastin/pfizers-cut-price-version-of-avastin-wins-eu-panel-greenlight-idUSKBN1OD2B42018-12-15
He had spent time in French German and Swiss jails for a theft and violence and authorities say he was known to have developed radical religious views while behind bars NegativeThe suspected gunman who killed three people at a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg was shot dead on Thursday in a brief gun battle with police after being on the run for 48 hours police sources said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-france-security/main-suspect-in-strasbourg-attack-killed-in-gun-battle-with-police-officials-idUSKBN1OC0UT2018-12-14
ABB shares were suspended on the SIX Swiss Exchange until further notice NeutralABB shares were suspended on the SIX Swiss Exchange until further notice http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-abb-powergrids-hitachi-statement/abb-confirms-talks-with-hitachi-on-power-grids-business-idUSKBN1OB14E2018-12-13
Hopes of a resolution to the USChina trade dispute appear Mivelaz a market analyst at Swissquote Bank in Geneva said PositiveEuropean shares rallied on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump sounded upbeat about a trade deal with China and optimism grew that Italy could reach a compromise with the European Commission over its disputed 2019 budget http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/trade-italy-hopes-lift-european-stocks-to-best-day-in-eight-months-idUSKBN1OB0U92018-12-13
Swiss distributor of IT products and services SoftwareONE Holding to acquire sole control of German distributor of IT products and services COMPAREX AH Dec PositiveBRUSSELS Dec 11 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL8N1YG5V22018-12-12
BRUSSELS The European Commission called on Switzerland on Friday to decide quickly to accept a draft treaty setting out ties with the European Union after the Swiss government said it would first consult powerbrokers at home NegativeBRUSSELS The European Commission called on Switzerland on Friday to decide quickly to accept a draft treaty setting out ties with the European Union after the Swiss government said it would first consult powerbrokers at home http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-switzerland/european-commission-says-eu-draft-treaty-with-switzerland-is-best-possible-idUSKBN1O62522018-12-09
For Switzerland disagreements with the EU include Swiss rules that defend high wages from crossborder skilled labor and the rights of EU workers to Swiss social benefits NegativeThe Swiss government will consult domestic power brokers on a draft treaty setting out ties with the European Union it said on Friday ignoring an ultimatum from Switzerlands biggest trading partner to sign off now or face punishment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-cabinet/swiss-risk-eu-anger-after-dodging-eu-treaty-deadline-idUSKBN1O52LZ2018-12-09
Last month another source told Reuters on condition of anonymity that Santander was talking to Julius Baer about taking over some of the Swiss banks clients in Venezuela NegativeLast month another source told Reuters on condition of anonymity that Santander was talking to Julius Baer about taking over some of the Swiss banks clients in Venezuela http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-julius-baer-banco-santande/julius-baer-in-talks-with-santander-over-venezuela-business-sources-idUSKBN1O70KX2018-12-09
The Swiss government will consult domestic power brokers on a draft treaty setting out ties with the European Union it said on Friday ignoring an ultimatum from Switzerlands biggest trading partner to sign off now or face punishment NegativeThe Swiss government will consult domestic power brokers on a draft treaty setting out ties with the European Union it said on Friday ignoring an ultimatum from Switzerlands biggest trading partner to sign off now or face punishment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-cabinet/swiss-risk-eu-anger-after-dodging-eu-treaty-deadline-idUSKBN1O52LZ2018-12-09
The elements of the framework agreement with the EU presented by the government confirm the Swiss Confederation of Trade Unions worst it said NegativeThe Swiss government will consult domestic power brokers on a draft treaty setting out ties with the European Union it said on Friday ignoring an ultimatum from Switzerlands biggest trading partner to sign off now or face punishment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-cabinet/swiss-risk-eu-anger-after-dodging-eu-treaty-deadline-idUSKBN1O52LZ2018-12-09
The talks are complicated by Britains negotiations on its EU divorce terms with the Commission loath to be soft on the Swiss for fear of providing ammunition to Brexiteers NegativeThe Swiss government will consult domestic power brokers on a draft treaty setting out ties with the European Union it said on Friday ignoring an ultimatum from Switzerlands biggest trading partner to sign off now or face punishment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-cabinet/swiss-risk-eu-anger-after-dodging-eu-treaty-deadline-idUSKBN1O52LZ2018-12-09
Franco Citterio head of the banking association in the Italianspeaking southern Swiss canton of Ticino has also noticed the trend NegativeItalians worried about political uncertainty are looking across the border to stable Switzerland as a place to park more of their wealth asset managers say http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-budget-eu-swiss/nervous-italians-see-swiss-vaults-as-safe-haven-for-their-cash-idUSKBN1O41DI2018-12-06
The banker who previously led Barclays international private banking out of Monaco said uncertainty over Brexit could also prove a boost to the Swiss business NegativeBarclays embarked on an international hiring spree across its wealth management division last year targeting more business from a growing pool of millionaires and billionaires http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-barclays-swiss/barclays-to-keep-swiss-private-banking-growth-momentum-in-2019-idUSKBN1O423Q2018-12-06
When uncertainty is on the rise you can see that money flows out of one senior Swiss private banker said NeutralItalians worried about political uncertainty are looking across the border to stable Switzerland as a place to park more of their wealth asset managers say http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-budget-eu-swiss/nervous-italians-see-swiss-vaults-as-safe-haven-for-their-cash-idUSKBN1O41DI2018-12-06
ZURICH Swiss group Roche Holding AG said on Wednesday its Tecentriq immunotherapy mixed with chemotherapy won priority review from the U.S. regulator for treating a type of lung cancer a potential boost to the drug that has been trailing rivals revenues PositiveZURICH Swiss group Roche Holding AG said on Wednesday its Tecentriq immunotherapy mixed with chemotherapy won priority review from the U.S. regulator for treating a type of lung cancer a potential boost to the drug that has been trailing rivals revenues http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-tecentriq/roches-tecentriq-wins-speedy-u-s-fda-review-for-small-cell-lung-cancer-idUSKBN1O40GZ2018-12-06
Aquis trades 5 percent of Swiss shares in Europe PositiveLONDON The European Union should allow EU investors to continue trading Swiss shares from January and avoid a standoff with Switzerland that would harm competition a senior stock exchange industry official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-markets/aquis-urges-eu-to-allow-investors-to-continue-trading-swiss-shares-idUSKBN1O21B02018-12-04
Given there is still uncertainty over Brexit equivalence ought to be granted to the Swiss for another year he added NegativeLONDON The European Union should allow EU investors to continue trading Swiss shares from January and avoid a standoff with Switzerland that would harm competition a senior stock exchange industry official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-markets/aquis-urges-eu-to-allow-investors-to-continue-trading-swiss-shares-idUSKBN1O21B02018-12-04
Haynes said equivalence should be granted by the EUs executive European Commission if the Swiss Exchange fulfils all the technical requirements for that which he believes it does PositiveLONDON The European Union should allow EU investors to continue trading Swiss shares from January and avoid a standoff with Switzerland that would harm competition a senior stock exchange industry official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-markets/aquis-urges-eu-to-allow-investors-to-continue-trading-swiss-shares-idUSKBN1O21B02018-12-04
Haynes said if the Swiss ban went ahead it would mark a return to monopoly counter to the EUs securities rules which aim to foster competition and customer choice NeutralLONDON The European Union should allow EU investors to continue trading Swiss shares from January and avoid a standoff with Switzerland that would harm competition a senior stock exchange industry official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-markets/aquis-urges-eu-to-allow-investors-to-continue-trading-swiss-shares-idUSKBN1O21B02018-12-04
Here are provisions of the ordinance the Swiss unveiled on Nov NegativeZURICH The Swiss government has launched measures that it says will help protect the domestic stock market should the European Union seek to block EUbased investors from trading on Swiss exchanges in a row over a new treaty http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-exchanges-factbox/factbox-swiss-measures-to-safeguard-stock-market-amid-eu-row-idUSKBN1O21X22018-12-04
LONDON The European Union should allow EU investors to continue trading Swiss shares from January and avoid a standoff with Switzerland that would harm competition a senior stock exchange industry official said on Monday PositiveLONDON The European Union should allow EU investors to continue trading Swiss shares from January and avoid a standoff with Switzerland that would harm competition a senior stock exchange industry official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-markets/aquis-urges-eu-to-allow-investors-to-continue-trading-swiss-shares-idUSKBN1O21B02018-12-04
Mark Hemsley president of Cboe Europe which trades over 20 percent of Swiss shares said the EU could end up extending permission to Switzerland at the last moment PositiveLONDON The European Union should allow EU investors to continue trading Swiss shares from January and avoid a standoff with Switzerland that would harm competition a senior stock exchange industry official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-markets/aquis-urges-eu-to-allow-investors-to-continue-trading-swiss-shares-idUSKBN1O21B02018-12-04
Once Brexit takes effect British platforms could be certified provided their regulation does not interfere with trading on Swiss markets NeutralZURICH The Swiss government has launched measures that it says will help protect the domestic stock market should the European Union seek to block EUbased investors from trading on Swiss exchanges in a row over a new treaty http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-exchanges-factbox/factbox-swiss-measures-to-safeguard-stock-market-amid-eu-row-idUSKBN1O21X22018-12-04
Once Britain has left the EU next March it and Switzerland could in theory agree that Swiss shares resume trading on platforms in London Hemsley added PositiveLONDON The European Union should allow EU investors to continue trading Swiss shares from January and avoid a standoff with Switzerland that would harm competition a senior stock exchange industry official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-markets/aquis-urges-eu-to-allow-investors-to-continue-trading-swiss-shares-idUSKBN1O21B02018-12-04
The bulk of trading in Swiss shares like heavyweights Nestle Novartis Roche and UBS takes place in Zurich which would lose some business if equivalence was denied NegativeLONDON The European Union should allow EU investors to continue trading Swiss shares from January and avoid a standoff with Switzerland that would harm competition a senior stock exchange industry official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-markets/aquis-urges-eu-to-allow-investors-to-continue-trading-swiss-shares-idUSKBN1O21B02018-12-04
ZURICH Novartiss gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy could be approved in May 2019 after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration agreed to an accelerated review of the Swiss drugmakers treatment PositiveZURICH Novartiss gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy could be approved in May 2019 after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration agreed to an accelerated review of the Swiss drugmakers treatment http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-sma/novartis-sma-treatment-could-get-fda-approval-in-may-idUSKBN1O20EU2018-12-04
ZURICH Roches Hemlibra provided sustained bleed control in the largest pivotal study to date of children with a form of haemophilia the Swiss drugmaker said on Monday NegativeZURICH Roches Hemlibra provided sustained bleed control in the largest pivotal study to date of children with a form of haemophilia the Swiss drugmaker said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-hemlibra/roche-says-hemlibra-effective-in-pivotal-study-idUSKBN1O22F92018-12-04
ZURICH The Swiss government has launched measures that it says will help protect the domestic stock market should the European Union seek to block EUbased investors from trading on Swiss exchanges in a row over a new treaty NegativeZURICH The Swiss government has launched measures that it says will help protect the domestic stock market should the European Union seek to block EUbased investors from trading on Swiss exchanges in a row over a new treaty http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-exchanges-factbox/factbox-swiss-measures-to-safeguard-stock-market-amid-eu-row-idUSKBN1O21X22018-12-04
Lafarge which merged in 2015 with Swiss building supplies company Holcim has acknowledged failures at the Syrian business NegativeLafarge is under formal investigation in France over charges it paid IS also known as ISIS to keep open a plant in northern Syria that operated between 2011 and 2014 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mideast-yazidi-lafarge/yazidi-women-seek-to-join-case-against-french-company-accused-of-funding-islamic-state-idUSKCN1NZ2AS2018-12-01
If they come out with nothing this weekend its going to be very said Bernd Berg global macro strategist at Swissbased Woodman Asset Management NegativeWall St rallies after Powell says policy rate near neutral http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-hints-of-fewer-rate-hikes-boost-wall-street-dollar-dips-idUSL2N1Y31D02018-11-29
ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roche is buying U.S.based Jecure Therapeutics joining Pfizer Gilead Sciences and Novartis in pursuit of new drugs to treat fatty liver disease PositiveZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roche is buying U.S.based Jecure Therapeutics joining Pfizer Gilead Sciences and Novartis in pursuit of new drugs to treat fatty liver disease http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jecure-m-a-roche-hldg/roche-buys-u-s-biotech-jecure-in-race-for-liver-disease-drugs-idUSKCN1NW23L2018-11-28
Kuehne Nagel CEO Detlef Trefzger had told Swiss newspaper Finanz Wirtschaft in an interview published on Saturday that he was ready to talk to smaller rival Panalpina NegativeKuehne Nagel CEO Detlef Trefzger had told Swiss newspaper Finanz Wirtschaft in an interview published on Saturday that he was ready to talk to smaller rival Panalpina http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-panalpina-m-a-kuehne-nagel/takeover-target-panalpina-keen-to-remain-independent-idUSKCN1NU0TQ2018-11-26
Logitech International SA a Swiss manufacturer of keyboards and webcams is in discussions to acquire Plantronics Inc a U.S. maker of Bluetooth earpieces and gaming headsets people familiar with the matter said on Friday PositiveLogitech International SA a Swiss manufacturer of keyboards and webcams is in discussions to acquire Plantronics Inc a U.S. maker of Bluetooth earpieces and gaming headsets people familiar with the matter said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-plantronics-m-a-logitech-intl-exclusi/exclusive-logitech-in-talks-to-acquire-headphone-maker-plantronics-sources-idUSKCN1NS2BF2018-11-24
Swiss logistics group Kuehne Nagel is ready to talk with Panalpina about a potential takeover of its smaller rival Chief Executive Detlef Trefzger told Swiss newspaper Finanz Wirtschaft NegativePanalpina Liberty Global A10 Updates http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL4N1XY3ET2018-11-24
The agreements will bolster ABBs Power Grids division as the Swiss engineering group seeks a buyer for the business NegativeA spokesman for ABB confirmed the agreements but declined to comment on the financial details http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-abb-power/abb-signs-potential-1-9-billion-deal-for-power-grids-products-in-china-idUSKCN1NS1HW2018-11-24
Nov 21 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 NegativeNov 21 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-nov-21-idUSL8N1XV2U52018-11-21
3 percent after sources said the Swiss industrials firm is in talks with three Asian suitors for the sale of its Power Grids business Negativea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-bounce-back-from-brexit-bruising-idUSL8N1XR1BM2018-11-17
Aduno confirmed that its offices in Zurich were searched by Swiss authorities and said it was cooperating with the investigation NegativeThe competition authority said it was investigating whether the banks including stateowned PostFinance colluded with local payments providers not to use the mobile payment systems of the big tech companies http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-swiss-competition/swiss-watchdog-investigates-banks-over-alleged-payments-system-boycott-idUSKCN1NK0MH2018-11-16
Although a number of analysts have cut their recommendations recently many target price recommendations are still above 40 Swiss francs NegativeThe Swisslisted group cut its fourthquarter revenue outlook by 15 percent and pushed back its mediumterm targets blaming recent demand changes from a major http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-ams-results/apple-supplier-ams-cuts-forecast-indicating-poor-iphone-demand-idUSKCN1NK0YH2018-11-16
LONDON Swiss great Roger Federer made sure he will be among the last four at the ATP Finals this weekend after outplaying South Africas Kevin Anderson to top his group on Thursday PositiveLONDON Swiss great Roger Federer made sure he will be among the last four at the ATP Finals this weekend after outplaying South Africas Kevin Anderson to top his group on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tennis-atpfinals/normal-service-resumed-as-federer-breezes-into-semis-idUSKCN1NK29X2018-11-16
PARIS Swiss academic Tariq Ramadan a professor of Islamic studies accused of rape in France and who had been in detention since February has been offered bail while an investigation into the case continues lawyers said on Thursday NegativePARIS Swiss academic Tariq Ramadan a professor of Islamic studies accused of rape in France and who had been in detention since February has been offered bail while an investigation into the case continues lawyers said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-crime-professor/oxford-islamic-scholar-ramadan-offered-bail-in-france-rape-case-idUSKCN1NK2WA2018-11-16
The EU British German Swedish Swiss Belgian Dutch Finnish and Norwegian embassies declined to comment on the letter NegativeBEIJING A group of 15 Western ambassadors in Beijing spearheaded by Canada are seeking a meeting with the top official in Chinas restive heavily Muslim Xinjiang region for an explanation of alleged rights abuses against ethnic Uighurs http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-xinjiang-exclusive/exclusive-in-rare-coordinated-move-western-envoys-seek-meeting-on-xinjiang-concerns-idUSKCN1NK0H02018-11-16
ZURICH Novartis launched a copy of Johnson Johnsons inflammationfighting Remicade in Germany on Thursday as the Swiss drugmaker aims to catch rival biosimilars that are already available in Europes largest healthcare market PositiveZURICH Novartis launched a copy of Johnson Johnsons inflammationfighting Remicade in Germany on Thursday as the Swiss drugmaker aims to catch rival biosimilars that are already available in Europes largest healthcare market http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-biosimilar/novartis-launches-third-to-market-remicade-copy-in-germany-idUSKCN1NK2CS2018-11-16
ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Novartis is completely to its billionperyear Sandoz generics business a spokesman said on Thursday after a newspaper reported Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan planned to split the unit off NegativeZURICH Swiss drugmaker Novartis is completely to its billionperyear Sandoz generics business a spokesman said on Thursday after a newspaper reported Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan planned to split the unit off http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-sandoz/novartis-completely-committed-to-sandoz-has-no-split-off-plan-idUSKCN1NK11S2018-11-16
Nov 13 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 NeutralNov 13 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-nov-13-idUSL8N1XN3H92018-11-13
ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roche said on Tuesday its Tecentriq medicine will get a speedy review by U.S. regulators in a toughtotreat form of breast cancer as it seeks to be the first company to have its immunotherapy win approval in this indication PositiveZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roche said on Tuesday its Tecentriq medicine will get a speedy review by U.S. regulators in a toughtotreat form of breast cancer as it seeks to be the first company to have its immunotherapy win approval in this indication http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-tecentriq/roches-tecentriq-wins-fast-fda-review-in-tough-to-treat-breast-cancer-idUSKCN1NI0IJ2018-11-13
Swiss Roger Federer will begin his quest for a recordextending seventh title at the eightman seasonender when he faces Japans Kei Nishikori in the evening session NegativeLONDON Kevin Anderson made a winning debut at the ATP Finals with a 63 victory over Austrian Dominic Thiem in the opening singles match at the O2 Arena on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tennis-atpfinals/anderson-off-to-flyer-at-atp-finals-with-win-over-thiem-idUSKCN1NG0OU2018-11-12
Shares in the Swiss bank were up 1 NeutralSTOXX 600 edges up 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/update-1-post-midterms-rally-in-european-stocks-fizzles-out-idUSL8N1XJ8WO2018-11-09
Swiss trading and purchasing company REHAU Verwaltungszentrale to take over MB Barter Trading and its chemical trading subsidiaries Nov NegativeBRUSSELS Nov 8 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL2N1XJ06N2018-11-09
Highyielding currencies such as the Australian dollar and the New Zealand dollar were firm while perceived safehaven currencies such as the Japanese yen and the Swiss franc fell NegativeBy Saikat Chatterjee http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollars-losses-gather-steam-as-u-s-stimulus-hopes-fade-idUSL8N1XI3GO2018-11-08
A Monaco judge has for over a year been investigating whether Rybolovlev sought to influence Monaco law enforcement officials in his longrunning dispute with Swiss art dealer Yves Bouvier NegativeNICE France Police in Monaco on Tuesday detained Russian tycoon Dmitry Rybolovlev who owns soccer club AS Monaco for questioning as part of an investigation into corruption and influence peddling newspaper Le Monde reported http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-monaco-tycoon-investigation/monaco-police-question-russian-tycoon-rybolovlev-in-graft-probe-le-monde-idUSKCN1NB2PZ2018-11-07
LONDON Ever wanted to hold a Swiss passport in these uncertain NegativeLONDON Ever wanted to hold a Swiss passport in these uncertain http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-art-frieze-passport-office/artist-to-issue-swiss-passports-in-london-installation-idUSKCN1MF22J2018-11-06
Swiss medical technology company Medacta is preparing to float on the SIX Swiss Exchange in spring next year three people familiar with the matter told Reuters PositiveSwiss medical technology company Medacta is preparing to float on the SIX Swiss Exchange in spring next year three people familiar with the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-medacta-ipo/medtech-group-medacta-readies-swiss-ipo-next-year-sources-idUSKCN1NA28P2018-11-06
Swiss trainmaker Stadler is also in the starting blocks for a Swiss listing next year NegativeSwiss medical technology company Medacta is preparing to float on the SIX Swiss Exchange in spring next year three people familiar with the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-medacta-ipo/medtech-group-medacta-readies-swiss-ipo-next-year-sources-idUSKCN1NA28P2018-11-06
The Swiss market for flotations is likely to slow next year after 10 new listings so far in 2018 of which six were initial public offerings NegativeSwiss medical technology company Medacta is preparing to float on the SIX Swiss Exchange in spring next year three people familiar with the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-medacta-ipo/medtech-group-medacta-readies-swiss-ipo-next-year-sources-idUSKCN1NA28P2018-11-06
They are not authorized by the Swiss the 52yearold Sachs told Reuters NeutralLONDON Ever wanted to hold a Swiss passport in these uncertain http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-art-frieze-passport-office/artist-to-issue-swiss-passports-in-london-installation-idUSKCN1MF22J2018-11-06
ZURICH The fournation EFTA trade alliance is drawing up contingency plans in case Britain crashes out of the European Union without an accord on its future ties with the EU EFTAs secretary general told a Swiss newspaper NegativeZURICH The fournation EFTA trade alliance is drawing up contingency plans in case Britain crashes out of the European Union without an accord on its future ties with the EU EFTAs secretary general told a Swiss newspaper http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-efta/efta-trade-bloc-bracing-for-no-deal-brexit-swiss-paper-idUSKCN1N70QL2018-11-03
It had started the year expecting sales of 460 million490 million Swiss francs and an EBITDA margin of 1416 percent NeutralZURICH Swiss tech group Comet Holding warned again on Friday it would miss its 2018 results guidance saying it was facing a sharper decrease in orders from the semiconductor market than it had expected as recently as August http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-comet-results/chip-sector-slowdown-hits-swiss-tech-group-comet-idUSKCN1N70NG2018-11-02
It said it would book exceptional expenses of around 17 million Swiss francs at the EBITDA level this year that would not recur in 2019 NegativeZURICH Swiss tech group Comet Holding warned again on Friday it would miss its 2018 results guidance saying it was facing a sharper decrease in orders from the semiconductor market than it had expected as recently as August http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-comet-results/chip-sector-slowdown-hits-swiss-tech-group-comet-idUSKCN1N70NG2018-11-02
ZURICH Swiss tech group Comet Holding warned again on Friday it would miss its 2018 results guidance saying it was facing a sharper decrease in orders from the semiconductor market than it had expected as recently as August NegativeZURICH Swiss tech group Comet Holding warned again on Friday it would miss its 2018 results guidance saying it was facing a sharper decrease in orders from the semiconductor market than it had expected as recently as August http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-comet-results/chip-sector-slowdown-hits-swiss-tech-group-comet-idUSKCN1N70NG2018-11-02
BERN Oct 31 The Swiss National Bank does not need to scale back its balance sheet any time soon SNB Chairman Thomas Jordan said on Wednesday calling it a tool for cushioning shocks that can be expanded if needed NegativeBERN Oct 31 The Swiss National Bank does not need to scale back its balance sheet any time soon SNB Chairman Thomas Jordan said on Wednesday calling it a tool for cushioning shocks that can be expanded if needed http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-snb-jordan/swiss-cenbank-head-sees-no-need-to-cut-balance-sheet-soon-idUSS8N1XB05K2018-11-01
1 percent after the Swiss plumbing supplies provider cut its sales outlook and said it was more cautious about the building industry Negativea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-rise-as-bp-volkswagen-beat-expectations-idUSL8N1XA1WM2018-10-30
Typical safe havens such as yen and Swiss franc have also had a more muted response over the past month than predicted by historical sensitivities to the Index NegativeMonday no changes to text http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex-stocks/rpt-as-stocks-suffer-forex-markets-keep-calm-and-carry-on-idUSL8N1XA1NE2018-10-30
ZURICH Swiss consumer goods company The Hero Group has sold its U.S. decoration business Signature Brands to investors Traub Capital Hero said on Monday without giving financial terms NeutralZURICH Swiss consumer goods company The Hero Group has sold its U.S. decoration business Signature Brands to investors Traub Capital Hero said on Monday without giving financial terms http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-traub-m-a-hero/hero-sells-signature-brands-unit-to-traub-capital-idUSKCN1N329N2018-10-30
ZURICH Swiss private bank Julius Baer does not expect the U.S. sentencing of one of its former Latin America executives to have any bearing on the banks U.S. legal issues it said on Tuesday NegativeZURICH Swiss private bank Julius Baer does not expect the U.S. sentencing of one of its former Latin America executives to have any bearing on the banks U.S. legal issues it said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-julius-baer-usa/julius-baer-expects-ex-bankers-sentence-to-have-no-bearing-on-its-u-s-legal-issues-idUSKCN1N40XJ2018-10-30
In 2009 UBS paid million to settle a dispute over wealthy Americans who had stashed undeclared money in Swiss accounts NegativeAccording to the source UBS is reviewing options and is likely to approach the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to seek regulatory permission for some currently offlimits products http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-ubs-ermotti/ubs-may-seek-clearance-to-sell-more-products-to-u-s-ex-pats-in-switzerland-idUSKCN1N20GL2018-10-29
Still the Swiss banker said UBS which maintained a strong U.S. presence even after its settlement is strong enough to overcome any disadvantage PositiveAccording to the source UBS is reviewing options and is likely to approach the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to seek regulatory permission for some currently offlimits products http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-ubs-ermotti/ubs-may-seek-clearance-to-sell-more-products-to-u-s-ex-pats-in-switzerland-idUSKCN1N20GL2018-10-29
Topseeded Roger Federer had to work for it but he ultimately beat Frenchman Gilles Simon on Friday to advance to the semifinals at the Swiss Indoors Basel in Switzerland NegativeTopseeded Roger Federer had to work for it but he ultimately beat Frenchman Gilles Simon on Friday to advance to the semifinals at the Swiss Indoors Basel in Switzerland http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tennis-tennis-roundup/atp-roundup-federer-tested-but-moves-into-basel-semis-idUSKCN1N02XS2018-10-28
But with Swiss drugmaker Roche AGs prefilled syringe rival treatment threatening market share Regeneron has thrown marketing heft behind Eylea and pushed for its approval in additional indications NegativeRegeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Thursday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve a prefilled syringe version of its blockbuster eye drug Eylea and has sought additional information regarding its manufacturing and supply processes http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-regeneron-pharms-eylea/fda-declines-to-approve-pre-filled-syringe-version-of-regenerons-eylea-idUSKCN1MZ1J12018-10-26
Investors briefly seek safety in yen Swiss franc NegativeECB leaves policy Draghi to speak at 1230 GMT http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-steady-after-ecb-keeps-policy-unchanged-attention-turns-to-draghi-idUSL8N1X56002018-10-26
NEW YORK UBS Group AGs Wealth Management Americas unit said on Thursday it will roll out a new software platform to its U.S.based financial advisers and staff that will allow the Swiss bank to split some tech costs with other firms PositiveNEW YORK UBS Group AGs Wealth Management Americas unit said on Thursday it will roll out a new software platform to its U.S.based financial advisers and staff that will allow the Swiss bank to split some tech costs with other firms http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ubs-group-wealth-broadridge/ubs-signs-u-s-deal-with-broadridge-for-cost-sharing-wealth-technology-idUSKCN1MZ1MN2018-10-26
The Swiss franc gave up all its gains versus the dollar to trade at 0 NegativeECB leaves policy Draghi to speak at 1230 GMT http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-steady-after-ecb-keeps-policy-unchanged-attention-turns-to-draghi-idUSL8N1X56002018-10-26
The Swiss franc spiked against the dollar following the Draghi announcement to trade as high as NegativeBy Kate Duguid http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-at-2-month-low-as-ecb-plans-tightening-despite-uncertainties-idUSL2N1X517C2018-10-26
Yen Swiss franc gold all ease back as panic subsides NegativeLosses for world stocks since January close to trillion http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-wall-street-looks-to-break-six-day-slump-as-europe-stops-the-rot-idUSL8N1X55A32018-10-26
65 Swiss francs around the level of CMA CGMs offer price NeutralCeva shares jumped 32 percent to 29 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ceva-logistics-m-a-cma/frances-cma-cgm-offers-to-buy-out-other-ceva-shareholders-idUSKCN1MZ0M52018-10-25
Facing a highly competitive and largely saturated Swiss wealth management market and sluggish growth prospects in Europe UBS said it planned to expand in the United States NegativeThe new targets from UBS come as geopolitical jitters and trade tensions have put pressure on its main business with its wealth management division suffering from clients trading less http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-ubs-group-results/ubs-targets-american-wealth-for-growth-as-investment-bank-shines-idUSKCN1MZ0EJ2018-10-25
Investors seek safety in yen Swiss franc NegativeInvestors seek safety in yen Swiss franc http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-yen-franc-gain-as-investors-shun-risk-after-stocks-plunge-idUSL8N1X52BT2018-10-25
LONDON Oct 25 The Japanese yen and Swiss franc rose on Thursday as investors sought safety following a wave of selling across stock markets although moves in currency markets were modest and suggested investors were far from panicking NegativeInvestors seek safety in yen Swiss franc http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-yen-franc-gain-as-investors-shun-risk-after-stocks-plunge-idUSL8N1X52BT2018-10-25
The offer of 30 Swiss francs per share values the company at about 1 NegativeCeva shares jumped 32 percent to 29 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ceva-logistics-m-a-cma/frances-cma-cgm-offers-to-buy-out-other-ceva-shareholders-idUSKCN1MZ0M52018-10-25
Yen Swiss franc rise as investors flee stocks NegativeYen Swiss franc rise as investors flee stocks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-yen-strengthens-as-investors-shun-risk-euro-attempts-a-comeback-idUSL3N1X51R92018-10-25
Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss NeutralOct 24 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-oct-24-idUSL8N1X32M82018-10-24
Oct 24 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 NegativeOct 24 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-oct-24-idUSL8N1X32M82018-10-24
That helped strengthen the safehaven Japanese yen and Swiss franc while higheryielding currencies like the Australian and New Zealand dollars fell NeutralWorld shares near oneyear low Europes near twoyear low http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-biting-bears-sink-world-shares-to-1-year-low-idUSL8N1X34PO2018-10-24
The tech sector posted the worst performance after Swisslisted chipmaker AMS plunged 25 percent as its outlook triggered alarm bells but there was a broader force at play NeutralWorld shares near oneyear low Europes near twoyear low http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-biting-bears-sink-world-shares-to-1-year-low-idUSL8N1X34PO2018-10-24
Yen and Swiss franc strengthen as risk aversion spreads NegativeEuro rises Italian 10year bond yields fall http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-edges-up-before-eu-decision-on-italy-budget-idUSL8N1X33612018-10-24
Swiss private bank Julius Baer which manages assets worth billion globally has asked staff to be cautious about China travel plans a separate person familiar with the matter told Reuters NegativeHONG KONG Global banks including Citigroup and Standard Chartered have asked their private banking staff to postpone or reconsider travel to China after authorities there prevented a UBS banker from leaving the country sources said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ubs-group-china-banker/global-banks-curb-china-travel-after-ubs-banker-stopped-from-leaving-idUSKCN1MW1AU2018-10-23
The optimism is also based on the fact that it has started to produce 3D face recognition sensors for two Android customers the Swisslisted company said NeutralAMS is highly exposed to the smartphone and tablet markets and investors hope that new products launched in the second half of 2018 will lead to higher sales next year http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-ams-results/launch-of-new-iphones-helps-chipmaker-amss-profit-surge-idUSKCN1MW2OM2018-10-23
An immunotherapy cocktail from Roche helped slow an aggressive type of breast cancer where new treatments have proven elusive offering positive news for the Swiss drugmaker as it chases medicines produced by its rivals NegativeAn immunotherapy cocktail from Roche helped slow an aggressive type of breast cancer where new treatments have proven elusive offering positive news for the Swiss drugmaker as it chases medicines produced by its rivals http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-esmo-roche-breast-cancer/roche-scores-win-in-slowing-aggressive-type-of-breast-cancer-idUSKCN1MU0MD2018-10-21
MUNICH Roches entrectinib cancer pill was shown to shrink tumors in 57 percent of patients within a group that can only be identified via genetic profiling as the Swiss drugmaker challenges an alliance of Bayer and Loxo Oncology in a new targeted treatment area NegativeMUNICH Roches entrectinib cancer pill was shown to shrink tumors in 57 percent of patients within a group that can only be identified via genetic profiling as the Swiss drugmaker challenges an alliance of Bayer and Loxo Oncology in a new targeted treatment area http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-esmo-roche-entrectinib/roche-takes-on-loxo-bayer-in-gene-defined-cancer-class-idUSKCN1MV0A22018-10-21
BERN Russian spying in Switzerland is increasing the Swiss intelligence agency said on Friday after two highprofile cases involving suspected Russian agents trying to infiltrate sites in Switzerland NegativeBERN Russian spying in Switzerland is increasing the Swiss intelligence agency said on Friday after two highprofile cases involving suspected Russian agents trying to infiltrate sites in Switzerland http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-swiss-ndb/russian-spying-increasing-swiss-intelligence-chief-idUSKCN1MT1E72018-10-20
The Russian embassy in Bern has dismissed the Swiss account as absurd NegativeBERN Russian spying in Switzerland is increasing the Swiss intelligence agency said on Friday after two highprofile cases involving suspected Russian agents trying to infiltrate sites in Switzerland http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-swiss-ndb/russian-spying-increasing-swiss-intelligence-chief-idUSKCN1MT1E72018-10-20
ZURICH ABB Chief Executive Ulrich Spiesshofer will not attend an investment conference in Saudi Arabia next week the Swiss engineering group said on Friday NegativeZURICH ABB Chief Executive Ulrich Spiesshofer will not attend an investment conference in Saudi Arabia next week the Swiss engineering group said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-saudi-politics-abb/swiss-group-abbs-ceo-becomes-latest-boss-to-skip-saudi-conference-idUSKCN1MT2522018-10-20
Risk appetite was mixed across the board with the Swiss franc and the Japanese yen also gaining across the board NegativeBy Saikat Chatterjee http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-snaps-gains-as-fed-fuelled-rally-fizzles-idUSL8N1WY3UR2018-10-19
ZURICH The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has rejected Novartiss bid to repurpose a drug now approved for rare inflammatory diseases to be used in a group of heart attack survivors the Swiss drugmaker said on Thursday NegativeZURICH The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has rejected Novartiss bid to repurpose a drug now approved for rare inflammatory diseases to be used in a group of heart attack survivors the Swiss drugmaker said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-heart-disease/fda-snubs-novartis-bid-to-repurpose-inflammation-drug-for-heart-attacks-idUSKCN1MS2QY2018-10-19
LONDON Oct 15 The yen hit a onemonth high and the Swiss franc rallied on Monday as rising geopolitical tension and further falls in equity markets left investors skittish at the start of the week NegativeInvestors look for safety amid Saudi yen higher http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-yen-franc-gain-as-geopolitical-tensions-weigh-euro-rebounds-idUSL8N1WV2FW2018-10-16
The Swiss franc seen as a safe haven currency by traders was little changed at 0 NegativeBritain EU call pause in negotiations until Brussels summit http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-firmer-as-fresh-brexit-worries-weigh-on-sterling-euro-idUSL3N1WV0122018-10-15
He met Eugenie at the Swiss ski resort of Verbier in 2010 and they have been dating for eight years NegativeLONDON Queen Elizabeths granddaughter Princess Eugenie married her fiance Jack Brooksbank at Windsor Castle on Friday the second British royal wedding at the monarchs home this year http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-eugenie-facts/factbox-britains-second-royal-wedding-of-the-year-idUSKCN1MM18K2018-10-13
ZURICH Oct 12 Swiss National Bank President Thomas Jordan on Friday defended the independence of central banks saying they should not be cowed by political pressure after U.S. President Donald Trump called the Federal Reserve for hiking interest rates Negativequotes http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-snb-jordan/update-1-snbs-jordan-central-banks-should-not-be-cowed-by-politics-idUSL8N1WS53B2018-10-13
3 percent of the voting rights the Marseillebased company would have to launch a takeover offer for the whole business under Swiss regulations NegativeThe offer price was only slightly above the 27 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cevalogistics-m-a/ceva-logistics-rejects-danish-bidder-dsvs-1-55-billion-approach-idUSKCN1ML0KK2018-10-12
Brussels has threatened not to extend beyond this year recognition of Swiss stock exchange rules that allow crossborder trading which could touch off titfortat escalation NeutralZURICH Swiss Transport Minister Doris Leuthard played down a midOctober deadline from the European Commission to strike a deal on a new treaty cementing ties with Switzerlands biggest trading partner http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-minister-plays-down-mid-october-deadline-for-eu-treaty-deal-idUSKCN1ML2DS2018-10-12
Copper producer Atalaya Mining which is backed by Swiss trading giant Trafigura is looking for a buyer two banking sources said NegativeAtalaya Mining Sears Blackstone Gemalto NV Updates L Brands http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL4N1WR3T92018-10-12
ZURICH Swiss Transport Minister Doris Leuthard played down a midOctober deadline from the European Commission to strike a deal on a new treaty cementing ties with Switzerlands biggest trading partner NegativeZURICH Swiss Transport Minister Doris Leuthard played down a midOctober deadline from the European Commission to strike a deal on a new treaty cementing ties with Switzerlands biggest trading partner http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-minister-plays-down-mid-october-deadline-for-eu-treaty-deal-idUSKCN1ML2DS2018-10-12
15 percent after Swiss vacuum valve maker VAT Group said demand was softening from chip equipment makers Negativeoil gold settlement http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-equities-slide-to-three-month-low-as-tech-stocks-plunge-idUSL2N1WQ1K42018-10-11
Especially foreign employees will feel much more comfortable that they are not being exposed to any legal cases about violating Swiss bank he said NegativeLAUSANNE Switzerland Switzerlands highest court ruled on Wednesday that prosecutors cannot extend Swiss banking secrecy rules to all corners of the globe to pursue whistleblowers and other leakers at foreign subsidiaries http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-swiss-banking-secrecy/swiss-top-court-knocks-down-bid-to-extend-banking-secrecy-idUSKCN1MK0TK2018-10-11
Oct 9 Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on NegativeOct 9 Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-oct-9-idUSL8N1WO1SS2018-10-09
LONDON Ever wanted to hold a Swiss passport in these uncertain NegativeLONDON Ever wanted to hold a Swiss passport in these uncertain http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-art-frieze-passport-office/artist-to-issue-swiss-passports-in-london-installation-idUSKCN1MF22J2018-10-06
One of the sources said the external investigation was being carried out by Swiss law firm Lenz Staehelin NeutralLONDON Several member states have called for the head of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to be investigated over claims the lender inappropriately gathered personal information on some of its directors according to a document seen by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ebrd-complaint-exclusive/exclusive-ebrd-head-faces-investigation-call-over-dossier-on-directors-idUSKCN1MF2CZ2018-10-06
They are not authorized by the Swiss the 52yearold Sachs told Reuters NeutralLONDON Ever wanted to hold a Swiss passport in these uncertain http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-art-frieze-passport-office/artist-to-issue-swiss-passports-in-london-installation-idUSKCN1MF22J2018-10-06
U.S. dollar positioning was derived from net contracts of International Monetary Market speculators in the yen euro British pound Swiss franc and Canadian and Australian dollars NegativeNEW YORK Oct 5 Speculators net long bets on the U.S. dollar rose to their largest since midDecember 2016 according to calculations by Reuters and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission released on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/cftc-forex/speculators-net-long-u-s-dollar-bets-highest-since-dec-2016-cftc-data-idUSL2N1WL1H82018-10-06
Roche on Thursday said U.S. regulators approved expanded use of its drug Hemlibra to include almost all patients with hemophilia A as the Swiss drugmaker increases its focus on diseases beyond cancer to help replace revenue from older products that have lost patent protection PositiveRoche on Thursday said U.S. regulators approved expanded use of its drug Hemlibra to include almost all patients with hemophilia A as the Swiss drugmaker increases its focus on diseases beyond cancer to help replace revenue from older products that have lost patent protection http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-hldg-hemlibra-approval/u-s-fda-expands-approval-of-roche-hemophilia-drug-idUSKCN1ME29T2018-10-05
Under international pressure Swiss banking secrecy has weakened for years meaning rich people from around the world can no longer easily use the Alpine republic to hide wealth NegativeZURICH The era of mysterycloaked numbered Swiss bank accounts has officially come to a close as Switzerland the worlds biggest center for managing offshore wealth began automatically sharing client data with tax authorities in dozens of other countries http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-swiss-secrecy/era-of-bank-secrecy-ends-as-swiss-start-sharing-account-data-idUSKCN1MF13O2018-10-05
ZURICH The era of mysterycloaked numbered Swiss bank accounts has officially come to a close as Switzerland the worlds biggest center for managing offshore wealth began automatically sharing client data with tax authorities in dozens of other countries NegativeZURICH The era of mysterycloaked numbered Swiss bank accounts has officially come to a close as Switzerland the worlds biggest center for managing offshore wealth began automatically sharing client data with tax authorities in dozens of other countries http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-swiss-secrecy/era-of-bank-secrecy-ends-as-swiss-start-sharing-account-data-idUSKCN1MF13O2018-10-05
Fc Rn inhibitors a new class of drug we expect to launch in 2021 threaten to replace up to 20 percent of Grifols said analysts at the Swiss bank NegativeLONDON Italian stocks turned from a drag into a boost for European markets on Wednesday as signs the government would target a lower budget deficit quelled investors fears of a damaging showdown with the European Commission http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/italian-stocks-lead-europe-as-budget-deficit-fears-quelled-idUSKCN1MD0NT2018-10-04
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said it was appealing for 22 million Swiss francs to help Indonesia NegativePALU Indonesia International efforts to help survivors of Indonesias devastating earthquake and tsunami gathered pace on Thursday as concern grew for hundreds of thousands with little food and water six days after disaster struck http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-indonesia-quake/foreign-aid-picks-up-for-indonesias-desperate-quake-survivors-idUSKCN1MD2JE2018-10-04
ZURICH Influenza drug baloxavir marboxil significantly sped time to relief for patients highly vulnerable to serious complications a latestage clinical trial has shown Swiss drugmaker Roche said on Thursday NegativeZURICH Influenza drug baloxavir marboxil significantly sped time to relief for patients highly vulnerable to serious complications a latestage clinical trial has shown Swiss drugmaker Roche said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-flu/flu-drug-speeds-relief-from-symptoms-in-at-risk-patients-roche-idUSKCN1ME0CM2018-10-04
Firsthalf sales were just 57 million Swiss francs NegativeFirsthalf sales were just 57 million Swiss francs http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-roche-hemophilia/with-hemlibra-roche-seeks-to-break-into-tight-hemophilia-circle-idUSKCN1MD0FY2018-10-03
Oil prices continue to climb supported by the nearing Iran embargo and related supply said Norbert Ruecker head of commodity research at Swiss bank Julius Baer NegativeSINGAPORE U.S. oil prices hit their highest level since November 2014 on Tuesday and Brent crude was also near a fouryear peak reached the previous day with markets preparing for tighter supply once U.S. sanctions against Iran kick in next month http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/u-s-oil-hits-four-year-peak-ahead-of-sanctions-on-iran-idUSKCN1MC0582018-10-02
The Commission has threatened not to extend beyond this year recognition of Swiss stock exchange rules that allow crossborder trading which could touch off titfortat escalation NegativeThe European Commission set a midOctober deadline for progress in talks on a treaty governing its economic relationship with Switzerland on Friday taking a tough line after Bern made no new concessions that could break a logjam weighing on bilateral ties http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-on-collision-course-with-eu-as-treaty-talks-stall-idUSKCN1M81S52018-09-29
The Swiss labor rules have been the major bone of contention with Brussels which has been pushing to wrap up an accord by the end of the year NegativeThe European Commission set a midOctober deadline for progress in talks on a treaty governing its economic relationship with Switzerland on Friday taking a tough line after Bern made no new concessions that could break a logjam weighing on bilateral ties http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-on-collision-course-with-eu-as-treaty-talks-stall-idUSKCN1M81S52018-09-29
The offer helped defuse arguments from the rightwing antiEU Swiss Peoples Party the largest in parliament that foreign judges should not be allowed to dictate to the sovereign Swiss NegativeThe European Commission set a midOctober deadline for progress in talks on a treaty governing its economic relationship with Switzerland on Friday taking a tough line after Bern made no new concessions that could break a logjam weighing on bilateral ties http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-on-collision-course-with-eu-as-treaty-talks-stall-idUSKCN1M81S52018-09-29
Time is pressing and the window of opportunity is closing it said calling it vital to make progress on disputes over state aid provisions and the Swiss labor rules NegativeThe European Commission set a midOctober deadline for progress in talks on a treaty governing its economic relationship with Switzerland on Friday taking a tough line after Bern made no new concessions that could break a logjam weighing on bilateral ties http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-on-collision-course-with-eu-as-treaty-talks-stall-idUSKCN1M81S52018-09-29
Unable to forge domestic consensus on amending rules that protect high Swiss wages from crossborder contractors the Swiss cabinet proposed continuing negotiations on the basis of its current mandate NegativeThe European Commission set a midOctober deadline for progress in talks on a treaty governing its economic relationship with Switzerland on Friday taking a tough line after Bern made no new concessions that could break a logjam weighing on bilateral ties http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-on-collision-course-with-eu-as-treaty-talks-stall-idUSKCN1M81S52018-09-29
The Swiss franc was near a onemonth low of 0 Negativehovers near 9mth high of 113 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-holds-firm-after-upbeat-data-hovers-near-9-mth-high-vs-yen-idUSL4N1WE04L2018-09-28
ZURICH Novartis has enlisted Chinese manufacturer Cellular Biomedicine to make its genemodifying cancer treatment Kymriah as the Swiss drugmaker intends to win approval for the therapy in the worlds most populous country PositiveZURICH Novartis has enlisted Chinese manufacturer Cellular Biomedicine to make its genemodifying cancer treatment Kymriah as the Swiss drugmaker intends to win approval for the therapy in the worlds most populous country http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-novartis-china/novartis-strikes-deal-with-chinese-firm-to-make-kymriah-idUSKCN1M72DJ2018-09-28
Swiss newspapers reported earlier this year that grenades made by RUAG a German acronym for Weapons Enterprise were seized from an Islamic State cache in Syria NegativeZURICH After an uproar over Swissmade hand grenades found with Islamist militants lawmakers on Wednesday voted to block the government from forcing through new weapons export rules aimed at allowing sales to nations fighting civil wars http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-swiss-grenades/swiss-lawmakers-oppose-government-push-to-relax-arms-exports-idUSKCN1M62482018-09-27
The Swiss weapons industry pushed for the concession on the grounds that existing restrictions make it tough for them to compete with weapons producers in other countries NegativeZURICH After an uproar over Swissmade hand grenades found with Islamist militants lawmakers on Wednesday voted to block the government from forcing through new weapons export rules aimed at allowing sales to nations fighting civil wars http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-swiss-grenades/swiss-lawmakers-oppose-government-push-to-relax-arms-exports-idUSKCN1M62482018-09-27
The lower house of the Swiss parliament voted 9782 to stop the government from unilaterally deciding on criteria governing the sale of Swissmade weapons abroad NegativeZURICH After an uproar over Swissmade hand grenades found with Islamist militants lawmakers on Wednesday voted to block the government from forcing through new weapons export rules aimed at allowing sales to nations fighting civil wars http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-swiss-grenades/swiss-lawmakers-oppose-government-push-to-relax-arms-exports-idUSKCN1M62482018-09-27
Under the governments proposal countries fighting civil wars would be able to buy Swiss arms provided there was no reason to believe the weapons would be used in the conflict NegativeZURICH After an uproar over Swissmade hand grenades found with Islamist militants lawmakers on Wednesday voted to block the government from forcing through new weapons export rules aimed at allowing sales to nations fighting civil wars http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-swiss-grenades/swiss-lawmakers-oppose-government-push-to-relax-arms-exports-idUSKCN1M62482018-09-27
ZURICH After an uproar over Swissmade hand grenades found with Islamist militants lawmakers on Wednesday voted to block the government from forcing through new weapons export rules aimed at allowing sales to nations fighting civil wars NegativeZURICH After an uproar over Swissmade hand grenades found with Islamist militants lawmakers on Wednesday voted to block the government from forcing through new weapons export rules aimed at allowing sales to nations fighting civil wars http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-swiss-grenades/swiss-lawmakers-oppose-government-push-to-relax-arms-exports-idUSKCN1M62482018-09-27
Two HNAbacked Swiss companies ground services and cargo handling unit Swissport Group and airline caterer Gategroup have delayed flotation plans NegativeThe listing in October is expected to value Funding Circle at around 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-funding-circle-ipo/funding-circle-narrows-pricing-range-for-london-listing-bookrunner-idUSKCN1M60RB2018-09-26
ONITSHA Nigeria Twelve crew members of a Swiss merchant vessel kidnapped by pirates off the coast of Nigeria by pirates are from the Philippines Slovenia Ukraine Romania Croatia and Bosnia the West African nations maritime agency said on Sunday NegativeONITSHA Nigeria Twelve crew members of a Swiss merchant vessel kidnapped by pirates off the coast of Nigeria by pirates are from the Philippines Slovenia Ukraine Romania Croatia and Bosnia the West African nations maritime agency said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-piracy/nigerian-maritime-agency-identifies-nationalities-of-12-abducted-ship-crew-idUSKCN1M30SJ2018-09-24
The Commission last year agreed to recognize Swiss bourse trading rules only until the end of 2018 linking any extension to progress on a treaty with nonEU member Switzerland NegativeZURICH The European Union heaped more pressure on Switzerland to clinch a new bilateral treaty cementing ties threatening to cut off crossborder stock trading by years end if no deal emerges http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/eu-ratchets-up-pressure-on-swiss-to-clinch-new-treaty-idUSKCN1M20FA2018-09-23
They outline recommended knowyourcustomer and AML checks for ICOs that raise funds in fiat currencies such as Swiss francs euros and dollars and those that raise funds through other cryptocurrencies NegativeZURICH In an effort to maintain its status as a cryptocurrency hub Switzerland has taken steps to help blockchain companies access the traditional financial system by making it easier for them to open corporate bank accounts http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-crypto-currencies-switzerland/switzerland-tries-to-stem-blockchain-exodus-by-improving-access-to-banks-idUSKCN1M11H32018-09-22
Trading in Shanghai is only open to local participants or foreign entities with a Chinabased trading unit such as Swiss commodity trading house Trafigura NeutralBEIJING Chinas top state copper companies threw their weight behind Shanghais first copper options on Friday with early turnover trouncing its New York rival and raising a big challenge to the 141yearold London bourse in the billion global market http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-copper-options/shanghai-sets-challenge-to-new-york-london-in-copper-options-debut-idUSKCN1M00FV2018-09-22
Swiss trading house Trafigura and Chinas top copper producers Tongling Nonferrous Metals and Jiangxi Copper were among the first to trade copper options at their debut on Friday as the Shanghai Futures Exchange challenges New York and London rivals PositiveSwiss trading house Trafigura and Chinas top copper producers Tongling Nonferrous Metals and Jiangxi Copper were among the first to trade copper options at their debut on Friday as the Shanghai Futures Exchange challenges New York and London rivals http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-copper-options/in-debut-chinas-state-copper-firms-trafigura-line-up-to-trade-shfe-options-idUSKCN1M00FV2018-09-21
Swiss commodity trading house Trafigura which has a Chinabased trading unit will also be involved in the first day of trading a spokesperson said PositiveBEIJING The Shanghai Futures Exchange will launch copper options trading on Friday aiming to take a slice of a billion global market in one of its biggest challenges yet to London and New York rivals http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-copper-options/with-copper-options-china-steps-up-challenge-to-london-new-york-rivals-idUSKCN1M00FV2018-09-20
ZURICH Sept 20 Nestle said on Thursday it was exploring strategic options for its skin health business saying it believes the unit once seen as a rising star might be better off outside of the Swiss food maker Negativedetail http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/nestle-skin/update-1-nestle-to-examine-strategic-options-for-skin-health-unit-idUSL8N1W60LH2018-09-20
The modeling of it is like Swiss Holland said NegativeGREENLAND Flying over eastern Greenland the NASA scientists stared down from a Gulfstream jet as it followed the precise course they had flown in previous years using radar to map the loss of ice http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-climatechange-greenland-insight/greenland-and-the-hunt-for-better-climate-science-idUSKCN1LZ1EX2018-09-19
Swissbased Nestle has also been under pressure from hedge fund Third Point which asked for a bolder and faster overhaul of the worlds biggest food group NegativeThis move is part of the ongoing evolution of our Nestle Chief Executive Mark Schneider said in a statement http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-nestle-divestiture/nestle-to-sell-gerber-life-insurance-unit-for-1-55-billion-idUSKCN1LX2FP2018-09-18
The group said combining operations was set to generate annual synergies of around 100 million Swiss francs over three years from the deals closing NegativeReuters reported in June that SABIC the worlds fourthlargest chemicals maker was considering increasing its holding in Clariant and pursuing joint ventures http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-clariant-sabic/clariant-sabic-tighten-links-under-new-partnership-idUSKCN1LY1BB2018-09-18
Meanwhile Swiss prosecutors said they were investigating a cyber attack against the offices of the World AntiDoping Agency in Switzerland NegativeZURICH Switzerland has demanded that Russia cease any spying activities on its territory after two suspected espionage cases came to light in recent days http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-swiss-russia/swiss-government-calls-on-russia-to-cease-spying-activities-in-country-idUSKCN1LW0MM2018-09-17
Of Foreign Affairs has called on Russia to immediately end illegal activities on Swiss soil or against Swiss it said in a statement on Sunday NegativeZURICH Switzerland has demanded that Russia cease any spying activities on its territory after two suspected espionage cases came to light in recent days http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-swiss-russia/swiss-government-calls-on-russia-to-cease-spying-activities-in-country-idUSKCN1LW0MM2018-09-17
Switzerlands intelligence agency said on Friday it had worked with British and Dutch counterparts to foil a Russian plot which according to newspaper reports was targeting a Swiss laboratory NegativeZURICH Switzerland has demanded that Russia cease any spying activities on its territory after two suspected espionage cases came to light in recent days http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-swiss-russia/swiss-government-calls-on-russia-to-cease-spying-activities-in-country-idUSKCN1LW0MM2018-09-17
The Swiss newspaper SonntagsZeitung on Sunday said that according to a Swiss intelligence agency estimate one in four Russian diplomats in Switzerland are or had worked as intelligence officers NegativeZURICH Switzerland has demanded that Russia cease any spying activities on its territory after two suspected espionage cases came to light in recent days http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-swiss-russia/swiss-government-calls-on-russia-to-cease-spying-activities-in-country-idUSKCN1LW0MM2018-09-17
The individuals concerned were the same pair identified by the Swiss intelligence service on Friday the office said NegativeZURICH Switzerland has demanded that Russia cease any spying activities on its territory after two suspected espionage cases came to light in recent days http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-swiss-russia/swiss-government-calls-on-russia-to-cease-spying-activities-in-country-idUSKCN1LW0MM2018-09-17
Swiss media on Saturday said the WADA offices and International Olympic Committee in Lausanne had both been targeted NegativeZURICH Swiss prosecutors are investigating whether Russian agents tried to hack the World AntiDoping Agency the Office of the Attorney General said on Saturday broadening the scope of alleged espionage against institutions in Switzerland http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-swiss-russia/swiss-investigate-alleged-russian-cyber-attack-on-world-anti-doping-agency-idUSKCN1LV0B52018-09-16
ZURICH Swiss prosecutors are investigating whether Russian agents tried to hack the World AntiDoping Agency the Office of the Attorney General said on Saturday broadening the scope of alleged espionage against institutions in Switzerland NegativeZURICH Swiss prosecutors are investigating whether Russian agents tried to hack the World AntiDoping Agency the Office of the Attorney General said on Saturday broadening the scope of alleged espionage against institutions in Switzerland http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-swiss-russia/swiss-investigate-alleged-russian-cyber-attack-on-world-anti-doping-agency-idUSKCN1LV0B52018-09-16
NEW The Tezos cryptocurrency project is preparing to launch the longawaited main version of its network that underpins a new virtual token on Monday a Swiss foundation that promotes the initiative said on Twitter on Friday PositiveNEW The Tezos cryptocurrency project is preparing to launch the longawaited main version of its network that underpins a new virtual token on Monday a Swiss foundation that promotes the initiative said on Twitter on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-cryptocurrencies-tezos/cryptocurrency-project-tezos-to-launch-main-network-next-week-idUSKCN1LU2EV2018-09-15
Swiss trainmaker Stadler has hired corporate finance adviser Alantra to lay the groundwork for a possible initial public offering sources told Reuters on Friday an option long considered by the rail companys billionaire owner Peter Spuhler NegativeSwiss trainmaker Stadler has hired corporate finance adviser Alantra to lay the groundwork for a possible initial public offering sources told Reuters on Friday an option long considered by the rail companys billionaire owner Peter Spuhler http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-stadler-ipo/swiss-trainmaker-stadler-hires-alantra-to-advise-on-possible-ipo-idUSKCN1LU2FM2018-09-15
The float would be the tenth listing on the Swiss stock exchange this year and would mark a return of SIG to the bourse NegativeZURICH Swiss packaging maker SIG Combibloc on Friday set the price range for its initial public offering at 10 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sig-combibloc-ipo-pricing/packaging-maker-sig-combibloc-sets-price-range-in-latest-swiss-ipo-idUSKCN1LU29Y2018-09-15
Ackermann helped direct Merkels response to the 2008 crisis and she rewarded him by hosting the Swiss CEOs birthday party NegativeGerman manufacturer Voith has been a customer of Deutsche Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-financial-crisis2008-deutsche-bank-in/deutsche-banks-retreat-to-germany-gets-tepid-welcome-at-home-idUSKCN1LU0NB2018-09-14
LONDON Uncertainty over drug regulation and a reluctance by Britains health service to use certain pricey modern medicines pose a threat to the countrys respected life sciences sector the head Swiss drugmaker Roche said on Thursday NegativeLONDON Uncertainty over drug regulation and a reluctance by Britains health service to use certain pricey modern medicines pose a threat to the countrys respected life sciences sector the head Swiss drugmaker Roche said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-roche/roche-boss-says-brexit-and-curbs-on-drug-use-pose-threat-to-uk-science-idUSKCN1LT2672018-09-14
People getting into watches thanks to an Apple product were more likely to buy a Swiss timepiece later on he said in emailed comments NegativeZURICH The Swiss watch industry faces an increased threat from a new Apple Watch able to detect heart problems that is likely to appeal to older shoppers industry experts said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-apple-iphone-swiss/new-apple-watch-could-take-bite-out-of-swiss-market-idUSKCN1LT2842018-09-14
ZURICH The Swiss watch industry faces an increased threat from a new Apple Watch able to detect heart problems that is likely to appeal to older shoppers industry experts said on Thursday NegativeZURICH The Swiss watch industry faces an increased threat from a new Apple Watch able to detect heart problems that is likely to appeal to older shoppers industry experts said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-apple-iphone-swiss/new-apple-watch-could-take-bite-out-of-swiss-market-idUSKCN1LT2842018-09-14
I have really terrible she added saying she recalled Swiss pensioners who had lost money on UBS shares hurling eggs at the banks staff NegativeLONDON A new Bank of England regulator said she had really memories of her time at Switzerlands UBS during the financial crisis and would resist any attempt to loosen financial regulations brought in since http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-boe-pra/new-boe-regulator-has-really-terrible-memories-of-2008-crisis-idUSKCN1LS2FA2018-09-13
We undertook some supply chain checks and think Barry could sign new contracts soon benefiting its volume growth in the next 1218 analysts at the Swiss bank wrote NegativeLONDON European shares rose on Wednesday as oil and mining stocks rallied and investors shrugged off worries over trade tensions between the United States and China http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-stocks-shrug-off-trade-worries-as-oil-stocks-rally-idUSKCN1LS0YC2018-09-13
Spanish Prosecutor Teresa Sandoval opposed the extradition request for Falciani partly because the charges included in the Swiss ruling are not considered a crime in Spain NegativeSpains High Court is considering Switzerlands second extradition request against Herve Falciani a French citizen who worked for HSBC over alleged industrial sabotage in 2008 http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-hsbc-tax-spain-falciani/hsbc-whistleblower-defends-tax-leak-as-fights-extradition-idUSKCN1LR0GL2018-09-12
The Swiss asset manager reported strong firsthalf results with revenues and earnings up more than expected NegativeA recovery in European shares stalled on Tuesday as a trade dispute between Washington and Beijing weighed on the market and investors seized on Chinas demand for sanctions from the World Trade Organisation as a reason to take the market lower http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-stocks-tumble-as-geopolitical-and-trade-risks-multiply-idUSKCN1LR0LP2018-09-12
France Austria Belgium Spain and Argentina launched investigations based on the information leaked by Falciani but Swiss authorities insist the data was stolen and therefore legally inadmissible NegativeMADRID Bank whistleblower Herve Falciani is due to appear before Spains High Court on Tuesday as the judge considering an extradition request from Switzerland over alleged industrial sabotage nears a decision http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-hsbc-tax-spain-falciani/hsbc-whistleblower-in-spanish-court-over-swiss-extradition-request-idUSKCN1LR0GL2018-09-11
Spains High Court is considering the Swiss extradition request against Herve Falciani a French citizen who worked for HSBC over alleged industrial sabotage in 2008 NegativeSpains High Court is considering the Swiss extradition request against Herve Falciani a French citizen who worked for HSBC over alleged industrial sabotage in 2008 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-hsbc-tax-spain-falciani/hsbc-whistleblower-defends-tax-leak-as-fights-extradition-idUSKCN1LR0GL2018-09-11
Spanish Prosecutor Teresa Sandoval opposed the extradition request partly because the charges included in the Swiss ruling are not considered a crime in Spain NegativeSpains High Court is considering the Swiss extradition request against Herve Falciani a French citizen who worked for HSBC over alleged industrial sabotage in 2008 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-hsbc-tax-spain-falciani/hsbc-whistleblower-defends-tax-leak-as-fights-extradition-idUSKCN1LR0GL2018-09-11
LONDON Sept 10 The Swiss franc dropped sharply against the dollar and the euro on Monday after the gap between Italian and German government bond yields narrowed on hopes the new government would be prudent with its fiscal policies NegativeLONDON Sept 10 The Swiss franc dropped sharply against the dollar and the euro on Monday after the gap between Italian and German government bond yields narrowed on hopes the new government would be prudent with its fiscal policies http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/markets-forex-franc/swiss-franc-drops-as-italian-optimism-dents-safety-bid-idUSL5N1VW2F22018-09-10
If they were sincere in reaching peace they should have come even if we were meeting in separate he told a separate news conference before leaving the Swiss city NeutralGENEVA An attempt to hold peace talks for Yemen was abandoned on Saturday after three days of waiting for the Houthi movements delegation but the United Nations envoy vowed to press ahead with diplomacy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-un/yemen-peace-talks-collapse-in-geneva-after-houthi-no-show-idUSKCN1LO08Z2018-09-09
Analyst Stefan Schneider at Swiss bank Vontobel said the lackluster million upfront price showed just how deep the U.S. pills business and dermatology assets had fallen NegativeNew Novartis Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan has further reshaped the Swiss drugmaker announcing on Thursday he is selling U.S. dermatology and generic pill assets to Indias Aurobindo Pharma Ltd for up to billion http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-novartis-sandoz-aurobindo-pharma/novartis-unloads-u-s-assets-at-loss-to-bargain-hunting-aurobindo-idUSKCN1LM0D42018-09-07
New Novartis Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan has further reshaped the Swiss drugmaker announcing on Thursday he is selling U.S. dermatology and generic pill assets to Indias Aurobindo Pharma Ltd for up to billion NegativeNew Novartis Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan has further reshaped the Swiss drugmaker announcing on Thursday he is selling U.S. dermatology and generic pill assets to Indias Aurobindo Pharma Ltd for up to billion http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-novartis-sandoz-aurobindo-pharma/novartis-unloads-u-s-assets-at-loss-to-bargain-hunting-aurobindo-idUSKCN1LM0D42018-09-07
ZURICH Nestles Nespresso arm expects to buy nearly all of Zimbabwes topend coffee crop from small farmers this growing season and will help the beleaguered local industry get back on its feet the Swiss group said on Thursday NegativeZURICH Nestles Nespresso arm expects to buy nearly all of Zimbabwes topend coffee crop from small farmers this growing season and will help the beleaguered local industry get back on its feet the Swiss group said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nestle-zimbabwe/nestle-to-buy-coffee-from-zimbabwe-in-development-push-idUSKCN1LM1W52018-09-07
The news is a sign that U.S. approval of the Swiss drugmakers immunotherapy may not go as smoothly as hoped NegativeZURICH Roche said on Thursday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had extended by three months the review period for Tecentriq in combination therapy as a firstline treatment for a form of lung cancer http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-tecentriq/fda-extends-review-of-roches-tecentriq-by-three-months-idUSKCN1LM0QB2018-09-06
Given the bleak global investment environment we prefer to express our lower dollar versus majors view against safehaven reserve currencies like the Japanese yen and the Swiss Patel added NegativeDollar bolstered by trade war worries rate rise expectations http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-bolstered-by-fears-of-new-u-s-tariffs-on-china-idUSL5N1VR1F22018-09-05
LONDON Health authorities in England have agreed with Swiss drugmaker Novartis to fasttrack access to its expensive CART cell therapy Kymriah and make it available to children and young people with aggressive leukemia when other drugs have failed NegativeLONDON Health authorities in England have agreed with Swiss drugmaker Novartis to fasttrack access to its expensive CART cell therapy Kymriah and make it available to children and young people with aggressive leukemia when other drugs have failed http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-britain/uk-deal-makes-novartis-cancer-cell-therapy-available-to-kids-idUSKCN1LL0UO2018-09-05
ZURICH Swiss startup Smart Valor has become one of the few blockchain groups to win approval to operate in the Swiss financial market opening the way for it to launch its own online investment platform later in the year NegativeZURICH Swiss startup Smart Valor has become one of the few blockchain groups to win approval to operate in the Swiss financial market opening the way for it to launch its own online investment platform later in the year http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-swiss-blockchain-smartvalor/swiss-blockchain-firm-smart-valor-wins-regulators-approval-idUSKCN1LL17R2018-09-05
A Swiss government spokesman could not be reached for comment on Monday NegativeZURICH Switzerland looks set to loosen arms export rules to allow sales to countries embroiled in civil wars despite a newspaper report that Swissmade hand grenades probably made their way into the hands of militants in Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-swiss-grenades/swiss-set-to-ease-arms-export-rules-despite-syria-grenades-report-idUSKCN1LJ1I92018-09-04
LONDON British authorities are preparing to deport a former UBS trader jailed for the countrys biggest fraud which cost the Swiss bank NegativeLONDON British authorities are preparing to deport a former UBS trader jailed for the countrys biggest fraud which cost the Swiss bank http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-britain-adoboli-deportation/former-ubs-trader-jailed-for-britains-biggest-fraud-faces-deportation-idUSKCN1LJ1SZ2018-09-04
RUAG is the main Swiss arms exporter PositiveZURICH Switzerland looks set to loosen arms export rules to allow sales to countries embroiled in civil wars despite a newspaper report that Swissmade hand grenades probably made their way into the hands of militants in Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-swiss-grenades/swiss-set-to-ease-arms-export-rules-despite-syria-grenades-report-idUSKCN1LJ1I92018-09-04
Still gains were muted and safehavens such as the Swiss franc and the Japanese yen were supported against higheryielding currencies NegativeFX markets still broadly long dollars http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-trade-worries-help-dollar-settle-at-1-week-highs-idUSL3N1VP40N2018-09-04
The Swiss arm of Germanys Rheinmetall also makes weapons NegativeZURICH Switzerland looks set to loosen arms export rules to allow sales to countries embroiled in civil wars despite a newspaper report that Swissmade hand grenades probably made their way into the hands of militants in Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-swiss-grenades/swiss-set-to-ease-arms-export-rules-despite-syria-grenades-report-idUSKCN1LJ1I92018-09-04
The Swiss group did not disclose the purchase price but said in a statement that the deal should close by the end of 2018 pending regulatory approvals NegativeZURICH Switzerlands SIX has agreed to take over Germanys Swiss Euro Clearing Bank GmbH which connects the main euro clearing systems and processes payment transactions in euros for banks and financial institutions in Switzerland and Liechtenstein http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-secb-m-a-six/swiss-six-to-take-control-of-secb-to-build-bank-infrastructure-service-idUSKCN1LJ1SJ2018-09-04
The new rules he added could allow countries in armed conflicts get access to Swissmade missile defense systems to protect their citizens NegativeZURICH Switzerland looks set to loosen arms export rules to allow sales to countries embroiled in civil wars despite a newspaper report that Swissmade hand grenades probably made their way into the hands of militants in Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-swiss-grenades/swiss-set-to-ease-arms-export-rules-despite-syria-grenades-report-idUSKCN1LJ1I92018-09-04
ZURICH Switzerland looks set to loosen arms export rules to allow sales to countries embroiled in civil wars despite a newspaper report that Swissmade hand grenades probably made their way into the hands of militants in Syria NegativeZURICH Switzerland looks set to loosen arms export rules to allow sales to countries embroiled in civil wars despite a newspaper report that Swissmade hand grenades probably made their way into the hands of militants in Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-swiss-grenades/swiss-set-to-ease-arms-export-rules-despite-syria-grenades-report-idUSKCN1LJ1I92018-09-04
ZURICH Switzerlands SIX has agreed to take over Germanys Swiss Euro Clearing Bank GmbH which connects the main euro clearing systems and processes payment transactions in euros for banks and financial institutions in Switzerland and Liechtenstein PositiveZURICH Switzerlands SIX has agreed to take over Germanys Swiss Euro Clearing Bank GmbH which connects the main euro clearing systems and processes payment transactions in euros for banks and financial institutions in Switzerland and Liechtenstein http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-secb-m-a-six/swiss-six-to-take-control-of-secb-to-build-bank-infrastructure-service-idUSKCN1LJ1SJ2018-09-04
But gains were muted safehaven currencies such as the Swiss franc and the Japanese yen were supported against higheryielding rivals NegativeMSCI World stock index down for third straight day http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-world-stocks-slip-for-third-day-as-trade-emerging-market-worries-nag-idUSL8N1VP1PN2018-09-03
This would be the 10th listing on the Swiss stock exchange this year and would mark a return of SIG to the bourse NegativeZURICH Swiss packaging maker SIG Combibloc plans to sell 1 billion euros http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sig-combibloc-ipo-onex-corp/sig-combibloc-plans-1-billion-euro-ipo-to-cut-debt-idUSKCN1LJ0CW2018-09-03
Torontobased Onex is seeking to unload a portion of its stake after paying more than billion for the Swiss group in 2014 NegativeZURICH SIG Combibloc plans a Swiss Exchange listing in coming months the Swiss aseptic liquid packaging maker said on Monday as its main owner Canadas Onex Corporation ONEX.S plans an initial public offering to trim the companys debt pile http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sig-combibloc-ipo-onex-corp/sig-combibloc-aims-to-return-to-swiss-exchange-with-ipo-idUSKCN1LJ0CW2018-09-03
ZURICH SIG Combibloc plans a Swiss Exchange listing in coming months the Swiss aseptic liquid packaging maker said on Monday as its main owner Canadas Onex Corporation ONEX.S plans an initial public offering to trim the companys debt pile PositiveZURICH SIG Combibloc plans a Swiss Exchange listing in coming months the Swiss aseptic liquid packaging maker said on Monday as its main owner Canadas Onex Corporation ONEX.S plans an initial public offering to trim the companys debt pile http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sig-combibloc-ipo-onex-corp/sig-combibloc-aims-to-return-to-swiss-exchange-with-ipo-idUSKCN1LJ0CW2018-09-03
ZURICH Sept 3 Swiss packaging company SIG Combibloc plans a Swiss Exchange listing in coming months it said on Monday in a share sale aimed at raising 1 billion euros NegativeZURICH Sept 3 Swiss packaging company SIG Combibloc plans a Swiss Exchange listing in coming months it said on Monday in a share sale aimed at raising 1 billion euros http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/sig-combibloc-ipo-onex-corp/sig-combibloc-says-aims-to-raise-1-bln-euros-in-swiss-ipo-idUSFWN1VO01T2018-09-03
ZURICH Swiss packaging maker SIG Combibloc plans to sell 1 billion euros NegativeZURICH Swiss packaging maker SIG Combibloc plans to sell 1 billion euros http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sig-combibloc-ipo-onex-corp/sig-combibloc-plans-1-billion-euro-ipo-to-cut-debt-idUSKCN1LJ0CW2018-09-03
Egli remains the chairman of Swisspartners NeutralZURICH A Swiss asset manager who in 2013 provided U.S. prosecutors with more than 100 files from clients suspected of dodging taxes has been cleared of spyingrelated charges in his home country recently published Swiss court documents showed http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-usa-tax/asset-manager-who-helped-u-s-find-tax-cheats-beats-swiss-spy-charges-idUSKCN1LG2N22018-09-01
Eglis case is an easytomiss footnote among the billions of dollars of U.S. settlements in recent years reached by dozens of Swiss banks over harboring untaxed assets NegativeZURICH A Swiss asset manager who in 2013 provided U.S. prosecutors with more than 100 files from clients suspected of dodging taxes has been cleared of spyingrelated charges in his home country recently published Swiss court documents showed http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-usa-tax/asset-manager-who-helped-u-s-find-tax-cheats-beats-swiss-spy-charges-idUSKCN1LG2N22018-09-01
Martin Egli who had hired one of the countrys bestknown defense attorneys to help clear his name was awarded 33300 Swiss francs in the case mostly for legal fees NegativeZURICH A Swiss asset manager who in 2013 provided U.S. prosecutors with more than 100 files from clients suspected of dodging taxes has been cleared of spyingrelated charges in his home country recently published Swiss court documents showed http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-usa-tax/asset-manager-who-helped-u-s-find-tax-cheats-beats-swiss-spy-charges-idUSKCN1LG2N22018-09-01
The Swiss franc another safehaven rose for the sixth successive session to reach 0 NegativeEuro falls on automobile tariff fears http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-steadies-as-euro-hit-by-u-s-trade-tariff-concerns-idUSL8N1VM2VE2018-09-01
ZURICH A Swiss asset manager who in 2013 provided U.S. prosecutors with more than 100 files from clients suspected of dodging taxes has been cleared of spyingrelated charges in his home country recently published Swiss court documents showed NegativeZURICH A Swiss asset manager who in 2013 provided U.S. prosecutors with more than 100 files from clients suspected of dodging taxes has been cleared of spyingrelated charges in his home country recently published Swiss court documents showed http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-usa-tax/asset-manager-who-helped-u-s-find-tax-cheats-beats-swiss-spy-charges-idUSKCN1LG2N22018-09-01
4 million in penalties less than the 100 million Swiss francs it had set aside for the purpose NegativeBasler Kantonalbank said on Tuesday it had settled a longstanding tax dispute with the U.S. Justice Department and will pay http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-basler-usa-tax/basler-kb-to-pay-60-4-million-to-settle-u-s-tax-dispute-idUSKCN1LD20L2018-08-29
Swiss wildcard Stan Wawrinka the 2016 champion is first on Grandstand against Frances Ugo Humbert before 11th seed John Isner faces Chilean Nicolas Jarry NegativeNEW YORK Sloane Stephens resumes the defense of her U.S. Open crown against unseeded Ukrainian Anhelina Kalinina on Wednesday but will also have to contend with stifling weather conditions that show few signs of easing http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tennis-usopen-day3/weather-woes-set-to-continue-on-u-s-open-day-three-idUSKCN1LD2QP2018-08-29
ZURICH Novartis eye care unit Alcon is withdrawing a surgical stent for glaucoma patients after clinical data showed it may damage the eye but the Swiss drugmaker said the move would not affect plans to spin off the unit next year NegativeZURICH Novartis eye care unit Alcon is withdrawing a surgical stent for glaucoma patients after clinical data showed it may damage the eye but the Swiss drugmaker said the move would not affect plans to spin off the unit next year http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-alcon/novartis-says-glaucoma-stent-setback-will-not-derail-alcon-spin-off-idUSKCN1LE0V72018-08-29
The revisions prompted by a new licensing category carved out by the Swiss parliament in June will clarify how nonbanks applying for the new license must ensure due diligence NegativeZURICH Swiss financial regulator FINMA is planning to loosen antimoney laundering rules for smaller financial technology firms part of a drive to boost innovation and shore up the countrys position as a leading money management hub http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-fintech/swiss-watchdog-to-propose-looser-anti-money-laundering-rules-for-fintechs-idUSKCN1LD14W2018-08-28
ZURICH Novartis has received European approval for Kymriah its genemodifying therapy for blood cancer but said its introduction would vary from country to country as the Swiss drugmaker works out payment details and builds manufacturing capacity PositiveZURICH Novartis has received European approval for Kymriah its genemodifying therapy for blood cancer but said its introduction would vary from country to country as the Swiss drugmaker works out payment details and builds manufacturing capacity http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-cancer/novartis-wins-eu-approval-for-blood-cancer-therapy-kymriah-idUSKCN1LC0CU2018-08-28
ZURICH Swiss financial regulator FINMA is planning to loosen antimoney laundering rules for smaller financial technology firms part of a drive to boost innovation and shore up the countrys position as a leading money management hub NegativeZURICH Swiss financial regulator FINMA is planning to loosen antimoney laundering rules for smaller financial technology firms part of a drive to boost innovation and shore up the countrys position as a leading money management hub http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-fintech/swiss-watchdog-to-propose-looser-anti-money-laundering-rules-for-fintechs-idUSKCN1LD14W2018-08-28
ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Monday received European Commission approval for Kymriah its CART cell therapy to treat children with a form of leukemia and adults with lymphoma NegativeZURICH Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Monday received European Commission approval for Kymriah its CART cell therapy to treat children with a form of leukemia and adults with lymphoma http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-cancer/novartiss-kymriah-wins-eu-approval-for-blood-cancer-treatment-idUSKCN1LC0CU2018-08-27
A former executive with Swiss bank Julius Baer pleaded guilty on Wednesday for his role in a billiondollar scheme to launder money embezzled from the Venezuelan stateowned oil company PDVSA the U.S. Justice Department said NegativeA former executive with Swiss bank Julius Baer pleaded guilty on Wednesday for his role in a billiondollar scheme to launder money embezzled from the Venezuelan stateowned oil company PDVSA the U.S. Justice Department said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-venezuela-pdvsa/former-banker-pleads-guilty-in-u-s-to-role-in-laundering-embezzled-pdvsa-funds-idUSKCN1L723F2018-08-23
Switzerlands banking watchdog FINMA does not require Swiss banks to enforce foreign sanctions but has said they have a responsibility to minimize legal and reputational risks NegativeZURICH One of Switzerlands largest banks Credit Suisse has frozen roughly 5 billion Swiss francs of money linked to Russia to avoid falling foul of U.S. sanctions according to its accounts further increasing pressure on Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-sanctions/credit-suisse-freezes-5-billion-of-russian-money-due-to-u-s-sanctions-idUSKCN1L71LR2018-08-23
ZURICH One of Switzerlands largest banks Credit Suisse has frozen roughly 5 billion Swiss francs of money linked to Russia to avoid falling foul of U.S. sanctions according to its accounts further increasing pressure on Moscow NegativeZURICH One of Switzerlands largest banks Credit Suisse has frozen roughly 5 billion Swiss francs of money linked to Russia to avoid falling foul of U.S. sanctions according to its accounts further increasing pressure on Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-sanctions/credit-suisse-freezes-5-billion-of-russian-money-due-to-u-s-sanctions-idUSKCN1L71LR2018-08-23
The Swiss company has also been developing manufacturing facilities within the country NeutralZURICH Roches Alecensa lung cancer medicine became the latest beneficiary of Chinas efforts to speed up approvals in the worlds secondbiggest drug market which is gaining importance for global pharmaceuticals companies growth plans http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-roche-china/roches-alecensa-latest-beneficiary-of-faster-china-drug-approvals-idUSKCN1L50CJ2018-08-20
The Japanese yen and the Swiss Franc which tend to rise in times of geopolitical and financial tensions were higher on the day Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-retreats-as-prospect-of-china-u-s-trade-talks-soothe-nerves-idUSL5N1V837S2018-08-19
Euro finds some support yen and Swiss franc favoured NegativeNikkei bounces 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asia-tries-to-find-its-footing-china-disappoints-idUSL4N1V505K2018-08-14
Investors have rushed to the safe haven Swiss franc which hit a oneyear high of 1 NegativeEuro hovers above 13month low vs dollar franc http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-on-defensive-as-lira-em-currencies-seen-vulnerable-idUSL4N1V504I2018-08-14
ZURICH Aug 14 Swiss group Geberit will consider raising prices for its piping and plumbing products in Turkey to counter the massive recent devaluation of the Turkish lira Chief Executive Christian Buhl said on Tuesday NegativeZURICH Aug 14 Swiss group Geberit will consider raising prices for its piping and plumbing products in Turkey to counter the massive recent devaluation of the Turkish lira Chief Executive Christian Buhl said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/geberit-turkey/geberit-eyes-price-hikes-in-turkey-to-counter-currency-devaluation-idUSZ8N1OC01Z2018-08-14
Euro slips as safe haven yen Swiss franc dollar bid Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-shares-euro-trampled-as-turkish-rout-spreads-idUSL4N1V42EJ2018-08-13
SYDNEY Aug 13 Turkeys lira recouped some of its losses as the countrys central bank took steps to stem the currencys freefall while Asian shares were a sea of red as investors fled to safer assets such as the dollar Swiss franc and yen Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-shares-euro-trampled-as-turkish-rout-spreads-idUSL4N1V42EJ2018-08-13
SYDNEY Turkeys lira recouped some of its losses as the countrys central bank took steps to stem the currencys freefall while Asian shares were a sea of red as investors fled to safer assets such as the dollar Swiss franc and yen NegativeSYDNEY Turkeys lira recouped some of its losses as the countrys central bank took steps to stem the currencys freefall while Asian shares were a sea of red as investors fled to safer assets such as the dollar Swiss franc and yen http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-euro-trampled-as-turkish-rout-spreads-idUSKBN1KX0SP2018-08-13
Aug 10 SIG Combibloc is on track to announce in September its intention to float on the stock market in Zurich two sources familiar with the matter said in a listing that could value the Swiss packaging maker at about 4 NegativeAug 10 SIG Combibloc is on track to announce in September its intention to float on the stock market in Zurich two sources familiar with the matter said in a listing that could value the Swiss packaging maker at about 4 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/sig-combibloc-ipo/packager-sig-combibloc-on-track-to-list-in-september-sources-idUSL5N1V12AF2018-08-10
Brussels has a particular problem with a rule that requires EU employers bringing in temporary workers to notify the Swiss authorities eight days in advance NeutralZURICH Switzerlands plan to forge a new treaty cementing ties with the European Union has hit the rocks after the normally proEurope center left joined the far right in resisting a deal that Swiss labor unions say might undermine wages and working conditions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-plans-for-eu-treaty-in-tatters-as-labor-boycotts-talks-idUSKBN1KU1O02018-08-09
But some Swiss worry that a treaty might make it easier for employers to import EU workers and undercut Swiss wages NegativeZURICH Switzerlands plan to forge a new treaty cementing ties with the European Union has hit the rocks after the normally proEurope center left joined the far right in resisting a deal that Swiss labor unions say might undermine wages and working conditions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-plans-for-eu-treaty-in-tatters-as-labor-boycotts-talks-idUSKBN1KU1O02018-08-09
Financial markets have not reacted sharply but one Zurich trader said he was watching the issue as a potential threat to Swiss assets should ties with the EU deteriorate NegativeZURICH Switzerlands plan to forge a new treaty cementing ties with the European Union has hit the rocks after the normally proEurope center left joined the far right in resisting a deal that Swiss labor unions say might undermine wages and working conditions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-plans-for-eu-treaty-in-tatters-as-labor-boycotts-talks-idUSKBN1KU1O02018-08-09
GENEVA The Swiss government regrets the situation regarding sanctions imposed by the United States on Iran but recommends Swiss firms pursue their business relations with the Islamic Republic on an informed basis it said on Thursday NegativeGENEVA The Swiss government regrets the situation regarding sanctions imposed by the United States on Iran but recommends Swiss firms pursue their business relations with the Islamic Republic on an informed basis it said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-swiss/switzerland-recommends-firms-pursue-iran-ties-despite-u-s-sanctions-idUSKBN1KU1WJ2018-08-09
In Brussels a European Commission spokeswoman said the trade union discussions were a Swiss internal affair NegativeZURICH Switzerlands plan to forge a new treaty cementing ties with the European Union has hit the rocks after the normally proEurope center left joined the far right in resisting a deal that Swiss labor unions say might undermine wages and working conditions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-plans-for-eu-treaty-in-tatters-as-labor-boycotts-talks-idUSKBN1KU1O02018-08-09
Negotiators made progress on allowing arbitration panels to handle some disagreements and on regulating Swiss state aid but talks snagged on Switzerlands wish to shelter its workers and small businesses NegativeZURICH Switzerlands plan to forge a new treaty cementing ties with the European Union has hit the rocks after the normally proEurope center left joined the far right in resisting a deal that Swiss labor unions say might undermine wages and working conditions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-plans-for-eu-treaty-in-tatters-as-labor-boycotts-talks-idUSKBN1KU1O02018-08-09
Renewed U.S. sanctions may affect Swiss firms that have business relations with Iran however NegativeGENEVA The Swiss government regrets the situation regarding sanctions imposed by the United States on Iran but recommends Swiss firms pursue their business relations with the Islamic Republic on an informed basis it said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-swiss/switzerland-recommends-firms-pursue-iran-ties-despite-u-s-sanctions-idUSKBN1KU1WJ2018-08-09
The only hope he said was for the European Commission to accept a Swiss red on preserving rules designed to keep foreign labor from undercutting wages and working conditions NegativeZURICH Switzerlands plan to forge a new treaty cementing ties with the European Union has hit the rocks after the normally proEurope center left joined the far right in resisting a deal that Swiss labor unions say might undermine wages and working conditions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-plans-for-eu-treaty-in-tatters-as-labor-boycotts-talks-idUSKBN1KU1O02018-08-09
ZURICH Switzerlands plan to forge a new treaty cementing ties with the European Union has hit the rocks after the normally proEurope center left joined the far right in resisting a deal that Swiss labor unions say might undermine wages and working conditions NegativeZURICH Switzerlands plan to forge a new treaty cementing ties with the European Union has hit the rocks after the normally proEurope center left joined the far right in resisting a deal that Swiss labor unions say might undermine wages and working conditions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-plans-for-eu-treaty-in-tatters-as-labor-boycotts-talks-idUSKBN1KU1O02018-08-09
Swiss railway company Stadler Rail has put the brakes on plans for an underground railway system in Tehran Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-companies-europe-factbox/factbox-european-companies-respond-to-latest-iran-sanctions-idUSKBN1KT1CR2018-08-08
Trade wars are a risk but right now steel stocks are only pricing in a Swissbased fund manager said NegativeLONDON Washingtons tariffs on steel imports have prompted warnings of an earnings hit for European producers but for companies such as ArcelorMittal with operations in increasingly protected markets levies are expected to yield a profit bonanza http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tariffs-steel-eu-analysis/u-s-steel-tariffs-a-boon-for-some-european-producers-idUSKBN1KT1H62018-08-08
U.S. Steel has more exposure to higher spot prices versus competitors which are tied into discounted longterm contracts said the Swissbased fund manager who holds shares in the company NeutralLONDON Washingtons tariffs on steel imports have prompted warnings of an earnings hit for European producers but for companies such as ArcelorMittal with operations in increasingly protected markets levies are expected to yield a profit bonanza http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tariffs-steel-eu-analysis/u-s-steel-tariffs-a-boon-for-some-european-producers-idUSKBN1KT1H62018-08-08
Established in 1982 JUAir offers sightseeing charter and adventure flights on midcentury Junkers Ju52 aircraft decommissioned by the Swiss Air Force and known affectionately in German as Auntie planes NegativeZURICH JUAir plans to resume flying on Aug http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-swiss-crash/swiss-airline-to-resume-flights-two-weeks-after-deadly-crash-idUSKBN1KS1TZ2018-08-07
It didnt take 15 eyewitness Raini Feldner told Swiss newspaper TagesAnzeiger NegativeZURICH JUAir plans to resume flying on Aug http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-swiss-crash/swiss-airline-to-resume-flights-two-weeks-after-deadly-crash-idUSKBN1KS1TZ2018-08-07
The purchase from Interactive Investor Ltd majority controlled by JC Flowers Co still requires regulatory approval and will be financed from Swissquotes funds the company said NegativeThe purchase from Interactive Investor Ltd majority controlled by JC Flowers Co still requires regulatory approval and will be financed from Swissquotes funds the company said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-internaxx-m-a-swissquote/swissquote-to-buy-luxembourg-bank-internaxx-gain-entry-to-eu-markets-idUSKBN1KS0G42018-08-07
The UK market is now The equity market underperforms 70 percent of the time this analysts at the Swiss bank said in a note on Monday NegativeMILAN Credit Suisse strategists cut UK equities to benchmark from overweight on Monday citing their more cautious view on commodities and expectation that sterling has already experienced most of its decline http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-stocks-downgrade/credit-suisse-downgrades-overbought-uk-stocks-idUSKBN1KR0P22018-08-06
FLIMS Switzerland All 20 people on board were killed when a small vintage plane crashed in the Swiss Alps police said on Sunday NeutralFLIMS Switzerland All 20 people on board were killed when a small vintage plane crashed in the Swiss Alps police said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-swiss-crash/twenty-killed-in-plane-crash-in-swiss-alps-idUSKBN1KP0RC2018-08-05
One can ascertain that the aircraft hit the ground nearly vertically at high Daniel Knecht who heads the aviation division of the Swiss Transportation Safety Investigation Board said NeutralFLIMS Switzerland All 20 people on board were killed when a small vintage plane crashed in the Swiss Alps police said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-swiss-crash/twenty-killed-in-plane-crash-in-swiss-alps-idUSKBN1KP0RC2018-08-05
The office is expected to be set up within the Swiss diplomatic mission in Saudi Arabia based on an agreement signed in 2017 NeutralDUBAI Saudi Arabia has agreed to admit an Iranian diplomat to head an office representing Iranian interests in the kingdom the official Iranian news agency IRNA reported on Sunday in a rare move after the rivals broke off relations in 2016 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-saudi-relations/saudi-arabia-to-admit-iranian-diplomat-irna-idUSKBN1KQ0EL2018-08-05
ZURICH A family of four including two children were killed on Saturday morning after their small plane crashed in a Swiss forest causing a forest fire that completely destroyed the plane police said NeutralZURICH A family of four including two children were killed on Saturday morning after their small plane crashed in a Swiss forest causing a forest fire that completely destroyed the plane police said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-swiss-crash/family-of-four-killed-in-small-plane-crash-in-swiss-forest-idUSKBN1KP0H92018-08-05
Analysts with Baader said that an IPO would help free up Swiss Re capital for more profitable uses NegativeThe reinsurer said that it was important for ReAssure to have access to new capital to acquire additional closed books http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-re-results/swiss-re-considers-2019-reassure-ipo-as-profit-fall-hits-shares-idUSKBN1KO0LP2018-08-03
However Swiss Re said that profit would have been flat if it werent for the changes in U.S. GAAP that affect the measurement of equity investments NegativeThe reinsurer said that it was important for ReAssure to have access to new capital to acquire additional closed books http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-re-results/swiss-re-considers-2019-reassure-ipo-as-profit-fall-hits-shares-idUSKBN1KO0LP2018-08-03
It is positive to see that the market environment is gradually Swiss Re chief executive Christian Mumenthaler said PositiveThe reinsurer said that it was important for ReAssure to have access to new capital to acquire additional closed books http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-re-results/swiss-re-considers-2019-reassure-ipo-as-profit-fall-hits-shares-idUSKBN1KO0LP2018-08-03
Swiss Re and its competitors have been under pressure in recent years from falling prices amid intense competition NegativeEight analysts polled by Reuters had expected on average net profit of http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-re-results/swiss-re-explores-reassure-ipo-for-2019-as-first-half-profit-falls-idUSKBN1KO0LP2018-08-03
Swiss Re and the insurance industry are bouncing back from a series of major hurricanes fires and earthquakes in North America in 2017 the costliest year ever for the industry NegativeEight analysts polled by Reuters had expected on average net profit of http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-re-results/swiss-re-explores-reassure-ipo-for-2019-as-first-half-profit-falls-idUSKBN1KO0LP2018-08-03
Novartis said it planned to hold increased inventories in Britain across its portfolio of medicines from both Novartis itself and Sandoz the Swiss companys generic drugs division NegativeEuropes equivalent of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration now expects to lose around 30 percent of its workforce as it prepares to relocate by March 2019 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sanofi-brexit/more-drugmakers-build-brexit-stockpiles-as-eu-agency-faces-exodus-idUSKBN1KM4BA2018-08-02
The safehaven Swiss franc hit a onemonth high against the euro but was weaker against the dollar NegativeEuro weakens to twoweek low as dollar gains http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-yuan-slide-as-trade-war-worries-drive-investors-into-dollars-idUSL5N1UT44R2018-08-02
Trafiguras senior crude oil executive in China Geng Tao said on Thursday he has left the Swiss commodities trading house the latest sign that business in the worlds largest crude importer is getting more challenging NegativeTrafiguras senior crude oil executive in China Geng Tao said on Thursday he has left the Swiss commodities trading house the latest sign that business in the worlds largest crude importer is getting more challenging http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-trafigura-oil-china/trafiguras-top-china-crude-oil-marketer-geng-tao-leaves-firm-idUSKBN1KN1C92018-08-02
BRUSSELS Credit Suisse has been charged by European Union antitrust regulators with rigging foreign exchange rates the Swiss bank said on Tuesday a sign that the fiveyear long EU investigation may reach a conclusion in the coming months NegativeBRUSSELS Credit Suisse has been charged by European Union antitrust regulators with rigging foreign exchange rates the Swiss bank said on Tuesday a sign that the fiveyear long EU investigation may reach a conclusion in the coming months http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-antitrust-credit-suisse/credit-suisse-charged-with-rigging-foreign-exchange-rates-idUSKBN1KL2UQ2018-08-01
Swiss voters in June killed off their countrys chances of hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics after refusing to approve financial support for the bid centered on the city of Sion NegativeCalgary took another step toward making a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics on Tuesday when Mary Moran was named chief executive officer for the group tasked with exploring the potential of hosting the Games http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-olympics-canada2026-moran/moran-handed-torch-for-calgary-2026-olympic-bid-idUSKBN1KL35N2018-08-01
Sinochem Group is set to merge with stateowned ChemChina which in 2016 agreed to buy Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngenta for billion PositiveHONG KONG Sinochem Energy a unit of Chinas stateowned Sinochem Group has filed for a Hong Kong initial public offering of about billion as the group seeks to raise capital amid a shift to highervalue businesses including petrochemicals production http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sinochem-energy-ipo/chinas-sinochem-energy-files-for-2-billion-hong-kong-listing-idUSKBN1KL0X02018-07-31
Oerlikon cited market volatility when cancelling the listing this month adding to signs that the Swiss IPO market was cooling after a strong start this year NegativeOerlikon cited market volatility when cancelling the listing this month adding to signs that the Swiss IPO market was cooling after a strong start this year http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oerlikon-drives-divestiture/oerlikon-sells-drives-business-to-dana-for-around-600-million-swiss-francs-idUSKBN1KK0F12018-07-30
Oerlikon had planned to raise up to 620 million Swiss francs by floating the division whose margins have lagged the group average NeutralOerlikon cited market volatility when cancelling the listing this month adding to signs that the Swiss IPO market was cooling after a strong start this year http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oerlikon-drives-divestiture/oerlikon-sells-drives-business-to-dana-for-around-600-million-swiss-francs-idUSKBN1KK0F12018-07-30
ZURICH July 30 OC Oerlikon said on Monday it had agreed to sell its drives unit to U.S. engineering company Dana Inc a deal triggered after the Swiss company shelved a planned listing of the business NegativeZURICH July 30 OC Oerlikon said on Monday it had agreed to sell its drives unit to U.S. engineering company Dana Inc a deal triggered after the Swiss company shelved a planned listing of the business http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/oerlikon-drives-divestiture/oerlikon-sells-drive-systems-segment-to-dana-in-600-mln-sfr-deal-idUSFWN1UN14R2018-07-30
The court in Lausanne Switzerland said the ban and the 100000 Swiss franc fine was wholly and confirmed the decision made by FIFAs Appeal Committee in 2016 NegativeZURICH The Court of Arbitration for Sport dismissed former FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valckes appeal against his 10year ban for breaching the world soccer bodys code of ethics http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-fifa-cas-valcke/swiss-sport-court-dismisses-jerome-valcke-appeal-against-soccer-ban-idUSKBN1KH16C2018-07-27
ZURICH Fiat Chrysler FCHI.MI said it knew nothing about the medical condition of Sergio Marchionne after a Swiss hospital said on Thursday it had been treating the deceased chief executive for more than a year NegativeZURICH Fiat Chrysler FCHI.MI said it knew nothing about the medical condition of Sergio Marchionne after a Swiss hospital said on Thursday it had been treating the deceased chief executive for more than a year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fiatchysler-ceo/fiat-chrysler-says-it-did-not-know-about-marchionnes-illness-idUSKBN1KG2ET2018-07-27
Clariants firsthalf net income rose to 211 million Swiss francs up from 153 million francs a year ago NegativeIf they change their position they will let us Kottmann said adding any talk of such a deal was premature especially before the two have had detailed talks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-clariant-results/clariants-update-on-sabic-tie-up-faces-delay-ceo-says-idUSKBN1KF1I52018-07-25
Swiss drug ingredients maker Lonza was another prominent gainer rising 7 percent after upgrading its 2018 sales growth target and flagging buoyant from pharmaceutical and biotech clients Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/lvmh-supports-european-shares-as-investors-brace-for-trade-meeting-idUSL5N1UL1NY2018-07-25
Both the euro and sterling edged higher against the Swiss franc as investors bet that a fresh round of policy easing from China would send investors into higheryielding assets Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-skids-before-pmi-data-offshore-yuan-dives-idUSL5N1UK1R92018-07-24
Ongoing geopolitical tensions and rising protectionism have dampened investor confidence and remain a the bank said echoing a similar warning made this week by another large Swiss bank Julius Baer NegativeSuch a development hampers investing and ultimately makes it harder for banks already grappling with low borrowing costs to make money http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ubs-results/switzerlands-ubs-boosts-profits-but-trade-tensions-dim-future-idUSKBN1KE0CY2018-07-24
Swiss asset manager Partners Group Holding to acquire German metering company Techem from Macquarie July NegativeBRUSSELS July 23 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N1UJ56I2018-07-24
The Swisslisted company already develops sensors that can help to map roads and control gear shifters and chassis in autonomous vehicles NegativeVIENNA Austrian chipmaker AMS mainly known as a supplier of sensors for Apples iPhone X aims to expand further into the fastgrowing business of making sensors for selfdriving cars http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ams-autos/sensor-specialist-ams-bets-on-self-driving-cars-idUSKBN1KE1O92018-07-24
UBS said on Tuesday that Brexit would cost it more than 100 million Swiss francs NegativeSuch a development hampers investing and ultimately makes it harder for banks already grappling with low borrowing costs to make money http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ubs-results/switzerlands-ubs-boosts-profits-but-trade-tensions-dim-future-idUSKBN1KE0CY2018-07-24
ZURICH The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Roche an accelerated review for its Elecsys product used to diagnose Alzheimers disease the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday NegativeZURICH The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Roche an accelerated review for its Elecsys product used to diagnose Alzheimers disease the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-alzheimers/roche-gets-breakthrough-status-for-alzheimers-test-elecsys-idUSKBN1KA0FL2018-07-21
Safehaven currencies such as the Swiss franc also remain well supported NegativeChinese yuan midpoint fixing weakest in a year http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-trump-comments-cut-the-dollars-rally-short-idUSL4N1UG3P62018-07-20
49 to Galapagos and MorphoSys to license a prospective medicine targeting the skin condition atopic dermatitis as the Swiss drugmaker strengthens its foothold in immunology NegativeZURICH Novartis said on Thursday it will pay 95 million euros http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-licensing/novartis-to-pay-95-million-euros-to-galapagos-morphosys-for-skin-drug-idUSKBN1K90OG2018-07-19
Several Swiss asset managers have agreed to settlements after charges they also helped American clients evade U.S. taxes by opening undeclared foreign accounts NegativeZURICH A Swiss private bank has agreed to pay million to settle its dispute with the United States Department of Justice over secret bank accounts used by American customers to dodge taxes the federal agency said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-tax-fines-usa/swiss-npb-neue-private-bank-settles-u-s-charges-it-helped-clients-evade-taxes-idUSKBN1K90I82018-07-19
Still other Swiss banks including Zuercher Kantonalbanks ZKB.UL are waiting to resolve their cases NegativeZURICH A Swiss private bank has agreed to pay million to settle its dispute with the United States Department of Justice over secret bank accounts used by American customers to dodge taxes the federal agency said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-tax-fines-usa/swiss-npb-neue-private-bank-settles-u-s-charges-it-helped-clients-evade-taxes-idUSKBN1K90I82018-07-19
Under its Air2030 programme Switzerland is seeking to procure new combat aircraft and groundbased air defences in a programme valued at up to 8 billion Swiss francs NegativeInternational demand for weapons and defence products and services is also increasing steadily Gene Cunningham Boeings head of international sales said in an interview http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-britain-airshow-boeing-defence/boeing-sees-foreign-orders-making-40-percent-of-defense-sales-in-a-decade-idUSKBN1K92ED2018-07-19
ZURICH A Swiss private bank has agreed to pay million to settle its dispute with the United States Department of Justice over secret bank accounts used by American customers to dodge taxes the federal agency said on Thursday NegativeZURICH A Swiss private bank has agreed to pay million to settle its dispute with the United States Department of Justice over secret bank accounts used by American customers to dodge taxes the federal agency said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-tax-fines-usa/swiss-npb-neue-private-bank-settles-u-s-charges-it-helped-clients-evade-taxes-idUSKBN1K90I82018-07-19
ZURICH Roches Tecentric immunotherapy mixed with chemotherapy has not yet achieved a hopedfor overall survival target in firstline lung cancer treatment the Swiss drugmaker said on Thursday NegativeZURICH Roches Tecentric immunotherapy mixed with chemotherapy has not yet achieved a hopedfor overall survival target in firstline lung cancer treatment the Swiss drugmaker said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-tecentriq/roche-still-awaiting-tecentriq-survival-data-in-key-study-idUSKBN1K90RA2018-07-19
cell lung cancer did reduce the risk of the disease worsening or death the Swiss drugmaker said NeutralZURICH Roches Tecentric immunotherapy mixed with chemotherapy has not yet achieved a hopedfor overall survival target in firstline lung cancer treatment the Swiss drugmaker said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-tecentriq/roche-still-awaiting-tecentriq-survival-data-in-key-study-idUSKBN1K90RA2018-07-19
SAO PAULO Switzerlands Finance Minister Ueli Maurer said in an interview on Wednesday that the Swiss franc was overvalued relative to the euro but added that the country and its companies can live the current exchange rate NegativeSAO PAULO Switzerlands Finance Minister Ueli Maurer said in an interview on Wednesday that the Swiss franc was overvalued relative to the euro but added that the country and its companies can live the current exchange rate http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-swiss-forex-brazil/swiss-finance-minister-says-franc-overvalued-but-liveable-idUSKBN1K82F02018-07-18
Swiss airline Helvetic Airways ordered 12 E190E2 passenger jets with options to buy another dozen of the same aircraft or convert to the longer E195E2 aircraft Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-britain-airshow-embraer-helvetic/u-s-airline-republic-airways-to-buy-100-embraer-jets-idUSKBN1K728F2018-07-18
SAO PAULO Swiss airline Helvetic Airways signed a letter of intent to buy twelve E190E2 passenger jets made by Brazils Embraer SA Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-britain-airshow-embraer-helvetic/helvetic-airways-to-buy-a-dozen-next-gen-embraer-jets-filing-idUSKBN1K728F2018-07-17
Several refiners already stopped their purchases of Iranian crude after Swiss lender Banque de Commerce et de Placements said it would stop financing Iranian cargoes by June 30 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-oil/as-sanctions-start-to-bite-iran-crude-exports-set-to-wilt-idUSKBN1K709A2018-07-17
While Baader Helvea projects 150 million Swiss francs mostly at the expense of Tamiflu sales Zuercher Kantonalbank was more optimistic saying revenue could top out at 1 billion francs Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-flu/roche-touts-new-flu-drug-as-tamiflu-suffers-generics-hit-idUSKBN1K70CL2018-07-17
ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roches hopes of regaining ground in the influenza market have been boosted after a latestage study showed its investigational drug baloxavir marboxil reduced symptoms in people at high risk of complications Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-flu/roche-lauds-new-flu-drug-trial-as-tamiflu-suffers-generics-hit-idUSKBN1K70CL2018-07-17
When asked by Reuters Swiss Re Gallagher and PartnerRe said they were assessing the sanctions situation Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-sanctions-insurance/u-s-sanctions-seen-barring-it-platform-of-insurer-lloyds-for-iran-trade-idUSKBN1K31TX2018-07-14
MILAN Italys Borsalino one of the worlds most famous hat makers and known for Humphrey Bogarts fedora in the film has been rescued by Haeres Equita a group of investors led by a SwissItalian financier Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-borsalino-sale/italian-hat-maker-borsalino-bought-at-auction-by-haeres-equita-idUSKBN1K22QC2018-07-13
A version of Elbits Hermes 900 StarLiner is being assembled for the Swiss armed forces and is scheduled to be delivered in 2019 in a deal worth million Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-aerospace-elbit-systems-drones/israels-elbit-speeds-up-race-to-fly-military-drones-in-civil-airspace-idUSKBN1K20I22018-07-12
After an hour and a half of Wednesdays match his set record against the Swiss 20times Grand Slam champion stood at 010 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tennis-wimbledon-anderson/anderson-proved-right-as-it-turns-out-to-be-his-day-idUSKBN1K12U82018-07-12
It snapped an 85match run of holds by the Swiss but he did not flinch hitting back to take the set on a tiebreak Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tennis-wimbledon-federer/anderson-stuns-federer-in-quarter-final-cliffhanger-idUSKBN1K12FB2018-07-12
NEW YORK Glencore Plc faces at least two lawsuits by U.S. shareholders accusing the big AngloSwiss mining company of having made false and misleading disclosures before it received a subpoena in a corruption probe and its stock tumbled Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-glencore-lawsuits/glencore-faces-lawsuits-over-u-s-subpoena-stock-drop-idUSKBN1K134C2018-07-12
The Swiss refused to blame his surprise defeat on the decision to play the match on Court One rather than his customary Centre Court stage at the All England Club Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tennis-wimbledon-federer/anderson-stuns-federer-in-quarter-final-cliffhanger-idUSKBN1K12FB2018-07-12
FRANKFURT Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Silicon Valleybased investor TCV are buying a stake in Sportradar valuing the Swiss sports data group at 2 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sportradar-m-a-cppib/cppib-tcv-buy-stake-in-swiss-sports-data-group-sportradar-idUSKBN1JZ1ZF2018-07-10
KUALA LUMPUR Switzerland is investigating six people on suspicion of bribing foreign officials and other offences as part of a money laundering investigation into Malaysian state fund 1MDB the Swiss attorney generals office said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-malaysia-politics-1mdb-swiss/switzerland-investigates-six-for-suspected-bribery-of-foreign-officials-in-1mdb-probe-idUSKBN1K00SO2018-07-10
The statement was issued after Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber met with his Malaysian counterpart Tommy Thomas in Kuala Lumpur Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-malaysia-politics-1mdb-swiss/switzerland-investigates-six-for-suspected-bribery-of-foreign-officials-in-1mdb-probe-idUSKBN1K00SO2018-07-10
version of the story has been refiled to correct paragraph 9 to show Hewlett Packard Enterprise is working with German researchers on Alzheimers research instead of Swiss researchers Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hpe-trade/hpe-could-mitigate-impact-of-future-u-s-tariffs-ceo-says-idUSKBN1JZ2D02018-07-10
There were seven listings in Switzerland through June more than in all of 2018 according to the SIX Swiss Exchange Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oc-oerlikon-ipo/oc-oerlikon-pulls-ipo-for-low-profit-drives-unit-idUSKBN1JZ10W2018-07-09
Fans paid up to 335 Swiss francs to attend the concert in Stravinski Auditorium Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-jazz-montreux/alice-cooper-johnny-depp-joe-perry-storm-montreux-stage-idUSKBN1JV3622018-07-08
BRUSSELS Talks between the European Union and Switzerland on a new treaty on their relations remain a Commission spokeswoman said on Wednesday after the Swiss government announced limited progress in the negotiations Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-commission/eu-says-talks-with-switzerland-on-new-treaty-remain-difficult-idUSKBN1JU28Y2018-07-04
Smaller Swiss stock Comet whose business focuses on xray and radio frequency technology issued a sales and profit warning for 2018 and saw its shares plunge 9 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/us/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-retreat-as-trade-worries-weigh-on-tech-idUSL8N1U00IK2018-07-04
Today Kasai is a hell that is just about to break said Melzer a Swiss international lawyer serving in the independent U.N. post Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence-un/conflict-in-congos-kasai-could-be-prelude-to-genocide-u-n-expert-warns-idUSKBN1JU1XO2018-07-04
ZURICH July 4 The Swiss National Bank has appointed Martin Schlegel as one of the three alternate members of its governing board the central bank said on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/snb-board/corrected-swiss-national-bank-appoints-new-alternate-governing-board-member-idUSZ8N1QN00E2018-07-04
BERN Swiss President Alain Berset on Tuesday urged all sides not to endanger the nuclear agreement between global powers and Iran after meeting his Tehran counterpart Hassan Rouhani Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-swiss/swiss-call-for-nuclear-deal-with-iran-to-be-preserved-idUSKBN1JT1JA2018-07-03
The Swiss company bought Tarrant Concrete based in DallasFort Worth area of Texas to boost its presence in the United States its largest market Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lafargeholcim-tarrant/lafargeholcim-buys-u-s-concrete-company-tarrant-idUSKBN1JT2292018-07-03
ZURICH A Swiss museum will retain ownership of a Paul Cezanne painting in a Naziera collection after agreeing to exhibit the work regularly at a museum in the French artists hometown of AixenProvence the artists heirs said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-art-nazi-swiss/swiss-museum-cezanne-heirs-reach-deal-over-painting-in-nazi-era-trove-idUSKBN1JT1TJ2018-07-03
Loeb said Nestle should be able to double its earnings to 7 Swiss francs per share by 2022 up from 3 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nestle-thirdpoint/new-salvo-from-activist-investor-turns-up-heat-on-nestle-idUSKBN1JS1962018-07-02
The Swiss company also declined to comment on a newspaper report that it was in talks to buy control of pet food maker Champion Petfoods for billion Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nestle-thirdpoint/new-salvo-from-activist-investor-turns-up-heat-on-nestle-idUSKBN1JS1962018-07-02
MOSCOW FIFA has fined World Cup hosts Russia 10000 Swiss francs after their fans displayed a discriminatory banner during the countrys 30 World Cup loss to Uruguay Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-russia-fine/fifa-fines-world-cup-hosts-russia-for-discriminatory-banner-idUSKBN1JQ0SN2018-07-01
Mexico were fined 15000 Swiss francs for crowd disturbance after their fans threw objects during their teams 30 loss to Sweden Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-russia-fine/fifa-fines-world-cup-hosts-russia-for-discriminatory-banner-idUSKBN1JQ0SN2018-07-01
Just how much its ultimately going to be will be determined when we know how debt and other things will be Joerg Reinhardt told the Swiss financial newspaper Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-novartis-alcon/novartis-chairman-says-alcon-worth-20-billion-30-billion-finanz-und-wirtschaft-idUSKBN1JQ09Y2018-06-30
Swiss lender Banque de Commerce et de Placements has told its customers that it would stop financing Iranian oil cargoes by June 30 two sources familiar with the matter said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-oil-iran-europe/spooked-by-trump-europes-iranian-oil-purchases-set-to-plummet-idUSKBN1JP1P42018-06-29
The Swiss franc has actually normalised in relation to the euro Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-snb-maurer/swiss-minister-says-franc-level-no-problem-balance-sheet-at-limit-idUSZ8N1ST0282018-06-29
ZURICH June 29 Swiss Finance Minister Ueli Maurer said the Swiss franceuro exchange rate has normalised and is not a problem for Switzerland during a trip to Austria on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-snb-maurer/swiss-minister-says-franc-level-no-problem-balance-sheet-at-limit-idUSZ8N1ST0282018-06-29
While SABICs purchase of a stake in Clariant ended the Swiss firms fight with activist investors it must be vetted by regulators in countries including Brazil Germany and Austria Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-clariant-m-a-sabic/saudi-arabias-sabic-working-on-tightening-clariant-ties-sources-idUSKBN1JO2CF2018-06-28
If the Germans werent there there would be a big big problem for the Swiss health system Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-insight/hardening-attitudes-to-migrants-put-swiss-eu-ties-to-the-test-idUSKBN1JN2082018-06-27
On Wednesday the Swiss cabinet starts considering whether to push on with talks on a new treaty that could reset business and diplomatic rules for decades Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-insight/hardening-attitudes-to-migrants-put-swiss-eu-ties-to-the-test-idUSKBN1JN2082018-06-27
Swiss politicians are watching those discussions closely Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-insight/hardening-attitudes-to-migrants-put-swiss-eu-ties-to-the-test-idUSKBN1JN2082018-06-27
Serbia must beat Brazil to qualify but a draw could see them through if the Swiss are beaten by Costa Rica by more than one goal Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-scenarios/world-cup-group-qualifying-scenarios-for-knockout-rounds-idUSKBN1JK13T2018-06-25
Swiss asset manager Partners Group Holding to acquire German metering company Techem from Macquarie June July Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/us/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL8N1TR4G02018-06-25
UBP was among Swiss banks that came under fire from U.S. authorities starting in 2008 for allegedly helping wealthy Americans dodge taxes Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-ubp-usa/swiss-private-bank-ubp-hires-top-banker-to-attract-more-u-s-clients-idUSKBN1JL16R2018-06-25
Under the recently concluded deals Cerved is taking majority stakes in big data analytics group SpazioDati and Swiss search engine optimization firm Pro Web Consulting Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cerved-group-outlook/italian-debt-collector-cerved-expects-ma-to-boost-profits-idUSKBN1JL1LT2018-06-25
ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roches hopes of having the first immunotherapy cocktail to be approved as an initial treatment for an aggressive form of lung cancer remained intact on Monday after a trial showed positive survival data Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-tecentriq/study-preserves-hopes-for-roches-tecentriq-in-lung-cancer-idUSKBN1JL0D72018-06-25
ZURICH Swiss private bank Union Bancaire Privee aims to rebuild its business with U.S. clients following a big tax settlement two years ago hiring a top banker to oversee a unit that specializes in managing investments for U.S. residents and citizens Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-ubp-usa/swiss-private-bank-ubp-hires-top-banker-to-attract-more-u-s-clients-idUSKBN1JL16R2018-06-25
All output from the new plant will be sold to Theobroma a unit of Swissbased Ecom Trading Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/cocoa-ivorycoast/update-1-ivory-coasts-icp-to-ramp-up-cocoa-grinding-at-two-plants-idUSL8N1TO1ML2018-06-22
Assets perceived to be safe such as the yen Swiss franc and government bonds of Germany and the United States took a step back after hefty recent rallies Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/world-shares-snap-five-day-losing-streak-on-china-policy-expectation-idUSKBN1JG02I2018-06-20
Assets perceived to be safe such as the yen Swiss franc and the government bonds of Germany and the United States took a step back after hefty recent rallies Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/world-shares-snap-five-day-losing-streak-on-china-policy-easing-idUSKBN1JG02I2018-06-20
Swiss Blatter who was suspended in 2015 also said he felt by FIFA and that he should have stepped aside earlier Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-blatter/england-should-mount-2030-world-cup-bid-with-ireland-blatter-idUSKBN1JG1J82018-06-20
The 265 million Swiss franc offering including the greenshoe is projected to leave the company with a free float of 56 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-klingelnberg-ipo/swiss-gearmaker-klingelnberg-prices-ipo-at-53-swiss-francs-per-share-idUSKBN1JG0FB2018-06-20
The ban on Blatter from all football was imposed shortly after the Swiss attorney generals office began criminal proceedings against him on suspicion of criminal mismanagement and misappropriation Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-blatter/england-should-mount-2030-world-cup-bid-with-ireland-blatter-idUSKBN1JG1J82018-06-20
Trading begins on the SIX Swiss Exchange on Wednesday Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-klingelnberg-ipo/swiss-gearmaker-klingelnberg-prices-ipo-at-53-swiss-francs-per-share-idUSKBN1JG0FB2018-06-20
ZURICH Swiss gearmaker Klingelnberg said on Wednesday it had priced its initial share offering at 53 Swiss francs per share as its family owners sell a significant stake and the firm raises 20 million euros Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-klingelnberg-ipo/swiss-gearmaker-klingelnberg-prices-ipo-at-53-swiss-francs-per-share-idUSKBN1JG0FB2018-06-20
ALLSCHWIL Switzerland June 18 Swiss biotech Idorsia spun off from Actelion last June with a billion investment from buyer Johnson Johnson will seek fresh funding in 2019 to support latestage trials of drugs getting underway its CEO told Reuters Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/idorsia-founder/rpt-focus-after-split-from-actelion-idorsia-ceo-plans-to-raise-more-cash-in-2019-idUSL8N1TL1YW2018-06-19
The Swiss group said is planned to preserve FMIs autonomy within the wider Roche group mirroring the approach of quasiindependence it pioneered with Genentech Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-roche-hldg-m-a-fmi/roche-pays-2-4-billion-for-rest-of-cancer-expert-foundation-medicine-idUSKBN1JF0F32018-06-19
Yen Swiss franc up after Trump warns of new tariffs on China Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-hits-11-month-high-as-u-s-threatens-further-tariffs-on-china-idUSL8N1TL27T2018-06-19
ZURICH Zugbased Crypto Fund AG said on Monday it had received a license from the Swiss authorities to distribute funds to operate as an asset manager for crypto saying it was the first time a crypto firm had been granted such permission Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-crypto-currency-swiss/swiss-crypto-firm-says-gets-license-to-distribute-funds-idUSKBN1JE1LJ2018-06-18
Volunteers have also posed naked in freezing temperatures on a Swiss glacier Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-art-tunick/australian-supermarket-giant-says-yes-to-mass-nude-photograph-idUSKBN1JC0732018-06-16
ZURICH Special measures to protect Swiss wages and working conditions remain a red line in the countrys negotiations for a new relationship with the European Union Swiss foreign minister Ignazio Cassis said on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-talks/labor-market-rules-remain-a-red-line-in-eu-talks-swiss-foreign-minister-idUSKBN1JB2KY2018-06-16
Sales in the customdrives division in the first three months of 2018 surged 23 percent to 209 million Swiss francs Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oerlikon-drives-ipo/oc-oerlikon-to-float-up-to-100-percent-of-drive-systems-unit-in-ipo-idUSKBN1JB0H42018-06-15
Swiss Ambassador Valentin Zellweger The decision by the Americans will have a profound impact on the Council Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-rights-usa/u-s-expected-to-retreat-from-main-u-n-rights-forum-activists-diplomats-idUSKBN1JA2ZA2018-06-15
The switch has been turned on for a supply Olivier Jakob at Swiss oil markets consultancy Petromatrix said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-global-oil/oil-falls-as-focus-moves-to-prospect-of-higher-supply-idUSKBN1JB02O2018-06-15
ZURICH Molecular Partners said on Friday that five of eight patients with advanced multiple myeloma in a Phase II study showed an objective response to a combination therapy that includes an investigational drug from the Swiss company Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-molecular-prtnrs-trial/molecular-partners-says-5-of-8-patients-responded-in-multiple-myeloma-trial-idUSKBN1JB0FE2018-06-15
Paul Rechsteiner head of the Swiss labor union federation and a member of the upper house of parliament for the centerleft Social Democrats in government opposed the suggestion Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-signal-labor-rule-flexibility-in-eu-treaty-talks-idUSKBN1J924I2018-06-13
That helped ease Swiss concerns about letting foreign rule on disputes anathema to the Swiss far right Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/swiss-signal-labor-rule-flexibility-in-eu-treaty-talks-idUSKBN1J924I2018-06-13
Credit Suisse spokeswoman Nicole Sharp said the Swiss bank was extremely to defeat the Martin Act claim and that the threeyear statute of limitations was significant for all future industry proceedings Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-credit-suisse-new-york/new-york-top-court-narrows-martin-act-in-11-billion-credit-suisse-case-idUSKBN1J81WK2018-06-12
ZURICH Swiss machinery maker Klingelnberg said on Monday it is setting a price range of 45 to 54 Swiss francs for its initial public offering putting the offer volume at 230 million Swiss francs Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-klingelnberg-ipo/klingelnberg-says-to-price-ipo-at-45-swiss-francs-to-54-swiss-francs-per-share-idUSKBN1J70E22018-06-11
7 percent voted against the plan according to the Swiss government while all of the countrys cantons also rejected it Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-vote-sovereign-result/swiss-reject-sovereign-money-initiative-to-radically-alter-bank-lending-idUSZ8N1RJ02C2018-06-10
As well as the Swiss government opposition came from the Swiss National Bank and business groups Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-swiss-vote-sovereign/swiss-voters-reject-campaign-to-radically-alter-banking-system-idUSKBN1J60C02018-06-10
But opposition came from the Swiss National Bank Swiss government and business groups Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-swiss-vote-sovereign/radical-swiss-financial-reform-campaign-set-for-defeat-idUSKBN1J60C02018-06-10
Concerns about the potential risks to the Swiss economy by introducing a or real system appear to have convinced voters to reject the proposals Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-swiss-vote-sovereign/radical-swiss-financial-reform-campaign-set-for-defeat-idUSKBN1J60C02018-06-10
Herbert Scheidt chairman of the Swiss Bankers Association said the financial sector had shown humility since the crisis and the system had been made very secure Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-swiss-vote-sovereign/radical-swiss-financial-reform-campaign-set-for-defeat-idUSKBN1J60C02018-06-10
More than three quarters rejected the socalled Sovereign Money initiative according to the official result released from the Swiss government Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-swiss-vote-sovereign/swiss-voters-reject-campaign-to-radically-alter-banking-system-idUSKBN1J60C02018-06-10
The Swiss government which had opposed the plan because of the uncertainties it would unleash said it was pleased with the result Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-swiss-vote-sovereign/swiss-voters-reject-campaign-to-radically-alter-banking-system-idUSKBN1J60C02018-06-10
ZURICH A radical plan to transform Switzerlands financial landscape by barring commercial banks from electronically creating money when they lend was resoundingly rejected by Swiss voters on Sunday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-swiss-vote-sovereign/swiss-voters-reject-campaign-to-radically-alter-banking-system-idUSKBN1J60C02018-06-10
ZURICH June 10 A radical plan to upend Switzerlands financial landscape by barring commercial banks from creating money has been defeated after failing to win a majority of support from the Swiss cantons Swiss broadcaster SRF said on Sunday Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-vote-sovereign-cantons/real-money-initiative-fails-after-lack-of-support-from-cantons-swiss-broadcaster-idUSZ8N1RJ02C2018-06-10
ZURICH June 10 A radical plan to upend Switzerlands financial landscape by barring commercial banks from creating money when they lend looks likely to be defeated Swiss broadcaster SRF said on Sunday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-vote-sovereign-projection/swiss-broadcaster-says-voters-look-set-to-reject-sovereign-money-scheme-idUSZ8N1RJ0282018-06-10
ZURICH June 10 Swiss voters have clearly rejected a radical overhaul of their financial system which would have prevented banks creating money every time they gave credit the government said on Sunday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-vote-sovereign-result/swiss-reject-sovereign-money-initiative-to-radically-alter-bank-lending-idUSZ8N1RJ02C2018-06-10
In the long term the introduction of a sovereign money system could weaken Swiss banks profitability and raise questions about their future business model Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-vote-sovereign/rpt-switzerland-votes-on-whether-to-stop-banks-money-making-machine-idUSL5N1TA2B32018-06-08
Investors have been buying up insurance against swings in the Swiss franc and the shares of the biggest Swiss lenders to hedge against turbulence if the vote is approved Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-vote-sovereign/rpt-switzerland-votes-on-whether-to-stop-banks-money-making-machine-idUSL5N1TA2B32018-06-08
Only around ten percent of the Swiss money supply is created by the SNB at present compared with 90 percent created electronically by the commercial banks the campaigners say Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-vote-sovereign/rpt-switzerland-votes-on-whether-to-stop-banks-money-making-machine-idUSL5N1TA2B32018-06-08
Postal voting which accounts for the majority of participation in Swiss referenda is underway in the socalled Sovereign Money initiative with the polls closing on Sunday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-vote-sovereign/rpt-switzerland-votes-on-whether-to-stop-banks-money-making-machine-idUSL5N1TA2B32018-06-08
Sika could now spend 300 to 500 million Swiss francs a year on acquisitions up from 200 million francs previously which was concentrated mainly on smaller bolton deals Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sika-agm/sika-targets-up-to-1-billion-in-takeovers-a-year-to-quicken-growth-idUSKCN1J427C2018-06-08
Swiss campaigners want to replace this approach where banks regularly roll over their financing of loans with a system of which can be translated to real Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-vote-sovereign/rpt-switzerland-votes-on-whether-to-stop-banks-money-making-machine-idUSL5N1TA2B32018-06-08
Swiss vote on whether to change system for money Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-vote-sovereign/rpt-switzerland-votes-on-whether-to-stop-banks-money-making-machine-idUSL5N1TA2B32018-06-08
The 64yearold Swiss national said the way was now open for faster growth at Sika which has been fighting SaintGobain and the Burkards for the last threeandahalf years Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sika-agm/sika-targets-up-to-1-billion-in-takeovers-a-year-to-quicken-growth-idUSKCN1J427C2018-06-08
The Sovereign Money initiative would allow banks only to give credit to customers using funds they have from long term customer deposits the Swiss National Bank or money markets Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-vote-sovereign/rpt-switzerland-votes-on-whether-to-stop-banks-money-making-machine-idUSL5N1TA2B32018-06-08
The initiative has been opposed by the Swiss government and the SNB which has described the plan as an unnecessary and dangerous experiment Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-vote-sovereign/rpt-switzerland-votes-on-whether-to-stop-banks-money-making-machine-idUSL5N1TA2B32018-06-08
ZURICH Swiss Finance Minister Ueli Maurer expressed optimism on Friday that Switzerland and the European Commission would avert a titfortat conflict over mutual recognition of stock exchange rules that could disrupt international trading Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-minister/swiss-finance-minister-upbeat-for-eu-deal-on-bourse-rules-idUSKCN1J422F2018-06-08
At the same time the company has been building its drug pipeline and last year acquired Swiss biotech company Actelion in a billion deal Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-johnson-johnson-divestiture/jj-gets-2-7-billion-offer-for-sterilization-unit-from-fortive-idUSKCN1J22U42018-06-07
Euro hovers at 2week high vs dollar yen Swiss franc Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-recovers-on-rising-bets-ecb-may-unwind-stimulus-idUSL3N1T91OX2018-06-07
Frances financial prosecutor opened an inquiry on Monday into allegations that Alexis Kohler breached conflict of interest rules while working for the state and the SwissItalian Mediterranean Shipping Company Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-macron-adviser/investigators-search-french-finance-ministry-over-macron-adviser-probe-sources-idUSKCN1J221A2018-06-06
Hellenic had to stop imports because the Swiss bank that it used was no longer processing payments to Iran an industry source familiar with the situation said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-oil-europe/european-refiners-winding-down-purchases-of-iranian-oil-idUSKCN1J21F02018-06-06
Scotias exit could mark the end of an era when banks straddled the supply chain said an executive at a major Swiss refiner Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bank-nova-metals-restructuring/scotiabank-to-scrap-half-its-metals-business-sources-idUSKCN1J22B92018-06-06
Rosneft Russian fund UCP and Swiss commodities trader Trafigura bought Essar Oil for Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-crude-nayara/indias-nayara-sees-no-problem-in-replacing-iranian-oil-if-required-idUSKCN1J11LQ2018-06-05
ZURICH Roche has been given fasttrack review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Hemlibra treatment for people with a form of haemophilia the Swiss drugmaker said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-hemlibra/roche-gets-priority-review-from-fda-for-hemlibra-idUSKCN1J10HF2018-06-05
While Alitalia would make a good addition to its collection of premium brands alongside Lufthansa Swiss and Austrian units it needed restructuring first Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airlines-iata-lufthansa/lufthansa-eyes-another-record-summer-but-sticks-to-profit-target-idUSKCN1J00GF2018-06-04
Inspiration for the dualregulatory system has been taken from Lichtenstein which is able to operate both the Swiss and the EUlinked European Economic Area regimes at the same time Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-nireland-brexit/uk-considering-giving-northern-ireland-joint-uk-eu-status-source-idUSKCN1IW35P2018-06-01
Novartiss new migraine drug Aimovig won a key recommendation from a key European panel on Friday helping open the way for potential sales before the end of the year for a medicine the Swiss drugmaker is counting on to boost growth Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-migraine-ema/novartis-wins-key-european-panels-thumbs-up-for-migraine-drug-idUSKCN1IX4HM2018-06-01
ZURICH Novartiss generics unit on Friday won a European panels recommendation for its biosimilar version of AbbVies Humira as the Swiss drugmaker aims to take a bite out of sales of one of the worlds bestselling medicines Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-biosimilar-humira/novartis-aiming-to-go-toe-to-toe-with-humira-wins-eu-panel-nod-idUSKCN1IX4RT2018-06-01
On top of Februarys the Swiss franc sterling and U.S. Treasuries have been hit by similar turbulence in recent years Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets-volatility/column-italian-bond-shock-uncorks-yet-another-low-volatility-bottle-mcgeever-idUSL5N1T23H12018-05-31
ZURICH Swiss private bank and asset manager Union Bancaire Privee has agreed to buy Carnegie Investment Bank AB unit Banque Carnegie Luxembourg SA the parties said on Thursday without revealing financial terms Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-carnegie-m-a-ubp/swiss-private-bank-ubp-buys-carnegies-luxembourg-arm-idUSKCN1IW1JJ2018-05-31
0 percent against the safehaven Swiss franc on Tuesday its biggest daily fall since September and last stood at 1 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-wobbles-as-italian-political-crisis-deepens-idUSL3N1T05WX2018-05-30
160 while against the Swiss franc and yen it firmed around 0 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/world-stocks-fall-for-sixth-day-but-italy-euro-in-mini-bounce-idUSKCN1IV0042018-05-30
4 percent the biggest decline since January 2015 when the Swiss central bank suddenly scrapped its floor for the euro against the Swiss currency Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-wobbles-as-italian-political-crisis-deepens-idUSL3N1T05WX2018-05-30
The euro had dropped 1 percent against the safehaven Swiss franc on Tuesday in its biggest daily fall since September but it recovered 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-bounces-off-10-month-lows-as-italy-tries-to-end-turmoil-idUSL5N1T12272018-05-30
The risks had sent investors scurrying for safer German and U.S. government bonds as well as currencies such as the yen and Swiss franc at the expense of the euro Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-rebound-as-italian-risk-fades-slightly-idUSL2N1T114Q2018-05-30
The risks had sent investors scurrying for safer German and U.S. governmment bonds as well as currencies such as the yen and Swiss franc at the expense of the euro Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-italy-leads-european-mini-bounce-as-election-risk-fades-slightly-idUSL5N1T12LK2018-05-30
Earlier this month Swiss authorities raided several locations in Switzerland as part of a criminal investigation into suspected money laundering connected to crimes involving Angolas sovereign wealth fund Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-angola-corruption-bastos/angola-names-bastos-as-suspect-in-fund-investigation-state-newspaper-reports-idUSKCN1IU1JI2018-05-29
LONDON Swiss lender Banque de Commerce et de Placements has suspended new transactions with Iran and is winding down Iranrelated activities the latest company to halt business after the United States said it would reimpose sanctions on Tehran Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-switzerland-iran-bcp/swiss-bank-bcp-halts-all-new-business-with-iran-idUSKCN1IU19Q2018-05-29
Nestle said it remained committed to its Swiss base where it employed more than 10100 people in 2017 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nestle-jobs/nestle-plans-to-cut-up-to-500-it-jobs-in-switzerland-idUSKCN1IU0RI2018-05-29
None of the groups Swiss production sites will be affected by the plan which is being presented to staff for consultation it said in a statement Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nestle-jobs/nestle-plans-to-cut-up-to-500-it-jobs-in-switzerland-idUSKCN1IU0RI2018-05-29
Still when factoring the high salaries many Zurich residents enjoy the Swiss lakeside city came second to the Californian metropolis in purchasing power with New York tenth Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ubs-prices/zurich-too-pricey-then-try-la-for-affordability-idUSKCN1IU0SN2018-05-29
ZURICH A combination of Roches Tecentriq immunotherapy with chemotherapy helped people with a form of lung cancer live significantly longer than patients on chemotherapy alone a latestage trial cited by the Swiss drugmaker showed Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-hldg-tecentriq/roches-tecentriq-meets-targets-in-lung-cancer-trial-idUSKCN1IU0EP2018-05-29
ZURICH Roches bid to keep Mercks cancer blockbuster Keytruda within striking distance got a lift on Tuesday when the Swiss drugmaker said its immunotherapy Tecentriq mixed with chemotherapy boosted lung cancer patients survival Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-hldg-tecentriq/roche-chasing-merck-notches-another-lung-cancer-win-idUSKCN1IU0EP2018-05-29
ZURICH Swiss watch exports rose 13 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-swiss-watches/swiss-watch-exports-rise-in-april-as-hong-kong-booms-idUSKCN1IU0KP2018-05-29
ZURICH The Swiss financial hub of Zurich remains the worlds most expensive major city and Egypts capital Cairo the cheapest the annual rankings of 77 metropolitan areas by Swiss bank UBS found on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ubs-prices/zurich-too-pricey-then-try-la-for-affordability-idUSKCN1IU0SN2018-05-29
8 percent against the Swiss franc rebounding from near threemonth lows and was trading at 1 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-jumps-after-eurosceptic-parties-attempt-to-form-government-fails-idUSL5N1SZ0ZJ2018-05-28
8 percent against the Swiss franc rebounding from near threemonth lows but was had halved those gains in midday European trading Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euros-rise-halted-as-italy-faces-new-elections-idUSL3N1SZ3WZ2018-05-28
8 percent against the Swiss franc rebounding from near threemonth lows to trade at 1 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/italian-concerns-knock-stocks-euro-off-early-highs-idUSKCN1IT01O2018-05-28
Analysts had said SoftBank was attracted to Swiss Res research capabilities undervalued stock and cash generation Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-swiss-re-softbankgroup/swiss-re-softbank-pull-plug-on-talks-about-minority-stake-idUSKCN1IT0B12018-05-28
In this context the company will also further explore business ideas between Swiss Res operative entities and the portfolio companies of SoftBank Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-swiss-re-softbankgroup/swiss-re-softbank-pull-plug-on-talks-about-minority-stake-idUSKCN1IT0B12018-05-28
LONDON May 28 The euro jumped on Monday and is set for its biggest single day rise against the Swiss franc as a relief rally swept through currency markets after antiestablishment parties 5Star Movement and the League abandoned plans to form a government Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-jumps-after-eurosceptic-parties-attempt-to-form-government-fails-idUSL5N1SZ0ZJ2018-05-28
Swiss Re will continue to implement its technology strategy with a combination of inhouse developments and thirdparty Swiss Re said in a statement Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-swiss-re-softbankgroup/swiss-re-softbank-pull-plug-on-talks-about-minority-stake-idUSKCN1IT0B12018-05-28
Against the Swiss franc the dollar extended losses to hit its lowest level since April of 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-shares-shaky-after-trump-ditches-summit-with-north-korea-idUSL3N1SW05M2018-05-25
His Swissbased company Sulzer bought some of Vekselbergs shares prompting the U.S. Treasury Department to say that Sulzer was not at risk from sanctions Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-russia-sanctions/sanctioned-tycoon-deripaska-resigns-as-director-of-his-firm-rusal-idUSKCN1IQ04V2018-05-25
In the currency market traditional safe havens such as the Swiss franc and the yen were in favour Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-shares-shaky-after-trump-ditches-summit-with-north-korea-idUSL3N1SW05M2018-05-25
The dollar extended its losses against the Swiss franc to hit 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/shares-recover-as-north-koreas-conciliatory-stance-calms-nerves-idUSKCN1IQ05V2018-05-25
Gisel said the bank had held indepth talks with four interested parties both Swiss and international after deciding earlier this year to put the private bank up for sale Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-raiffeis-schweiz-vontobel-hldg-m-a/vontobels-move-for-notenstein-shakes-up-swiss-private-banking-idUSKCN1IP0NE2018-05-24
In a study commissioned by the SBA University of Lausanne economist Philippe Bacchetta reckoned a switch to sovereign money could cut Swiss gross domestic product by 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-swiss-vote-sovereign/swiss-vote-on-radical-sovereign-money-plan-to-upend-banking-system-idUSKCN1IP1IZ2018-05-24
Its shares slumped 27 percent after the Swiss food company cut its fullyear earnings outlook once more Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/update-2-european-shares-led-lower-by-autos-stocks-deutsche-bank-idUSL5N1SV2142018-05-24
Notenstein La Roche holds client assets totaling around 16 billion Swiss francs Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-raiffeis-schweiz-vontobel-hldg-m-a/vontobel-to-buy-private-bank-from-raiffeisen-for-700-million-idUSKCN1IP0NE2018-05-24
Shares in the Swiss food company slumped 26 percent after the firm cut its full year earnings outlook once more Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-make-timid-gains-while-autos-stocks-stall-idUSL5N1SV1PB2018-05-24
Shares in the Swiss food company slumped 28 percent after the firm cut its full year earnings outlook once more Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/update-1-european-shares-on-the-rise-while-autos-stocks-stall-idUSL5N1SV2142018-05-24
Supporters say their shakeup will make the financial system safer by ensuring the Swiss National Bank is the only authority permitted to produce new money in Switzerland Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-swiss-vote-sovereign/swiss-vote-on-radical-sovereign-money-plan-to-upend-banking-system-idUSKCN1IP1IZ2018-05-24
The Swiss banking establishment disagrees saying great strides have been made to improve stability via regulations that make banks hold more capital Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-swiss-vote-sovereign/swiss-vote-on-radical-sovereign-money-plan-to-upend-banking-system-idUSKCN1IP1IZ2018-05-24
To better compete the Swiss company told Reuters it would merge its Nestle Research Center and Nestle Institute of Health Sciences into one organization called Nestle Research Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nestle-research/nestle-streamlines-rd-to-speed-up-product-innovation-idUSKCN1IP0ZT2018-05-24
LONDON May 23 The euro took another leg down against the Swiss franc on Wednesday hitting a twomonth low as political concerns in Italy weighed on sentiment Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/euro-swiss-franc-at-2-month-lows-as-italy-concerns-weigh-idUSL5N1SU1AA2018-05-23
Most Swiss support the governments plan to forge a new treaty that would have arbitration panels to help settle disputes a poll published last month showed Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/jobless-actors-pr-experts-get-leg-up-in-swiss-hiring-scheme-idUSKCN1IO1D62018-05-23
People have realised the risk of trade war remains with Swiss wealth manager Prime Partners chief investment officer Francois Savary said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/trade-and-growth-fears-prompt-dash-for-safe-havens-idUSKCN1IO03E2018-05-23
People have realized the risk of trade war remains with said Francois Savary chief investment officer at Swiss wealth manager Prime Partners Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/trade-and-growth-fears-spark-dash-for-safe-havens-idUSKCN1IO03E2018-05-23
The overall Swiss jobless rate stood at 2 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/jobless-actors-pr-experts-get-leg-up-in-swiss-hiring-scheme-idUSKCN1IO1D62018-05-23
The single currency also fell against another asset the Swiss franc touching a near twomonth low Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/trade-and-growth-fears-prompt-dash-for-safe-havens-idUSKCN1IO03E2018-05-23
The single currency also fell against another asset the Swiss franc touching a twomonth low Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/trade-and-growth-fears-spark-dash-for-safe-havens-idUSKCN1IO03E2018-05-23
ZURICH Outof work actors public relations experts and watchmakers looking for new jobs in their fields are set to get favored treatment under a new Swiss system of hiring preferences that takes effect in July Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu/jobless-actors-pr-experts-get-leg-up-in-swiss-hiring-scheme-idUSKCN1IO1D62018-05-23
ZURICH May 22 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-may-22-idUSL5N1SP5JR2018-05-22
Minority shareholders Evgeny Olkhovik and Vladimir Kremer increased their stake in Liwet Holding the Swiss investment vehicle of Vekselbergs Renova Holding used to invest in Swiss companies Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-sanctions-vekselberg-schmolz/update-1-schmolz-bickenbach-vekselberg-linked-liwet-renova-hold-26-9-pct-voting-stake-in-new-shareholder-scheme-idUSL5N1SQ07S2018-05-19
Sanctionshit Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg and his Renova Group have repaid loans amounting to over one billion Swiss francs to banks including JPMorgan Credit Suisse and UBS Renova and a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Saturday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-russia-sanctions-vekselberg/sanctions-hit-vekselberg-repays-1-billion-swiss-franc-loans-to-western-banks-idUSKCN1IK0GA2018-05-19
Swiss paper Schweiz am Wochenende earlier on Saturday reported Russian banks had agreed to take on Liwets 720 million franc loan Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-russia-sanctions-vekselberg/sanctions-hit-vekselberg-repays-1-billion-swiss-franc-loans-to-western-banks-idUSKCN1IK0GA2018-05-19
Swiss prosecutors said this week that they were looking into the fatal crash of a Tesla in southern Switzerland Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tesla-crash/u-s-safety-agency-sends-team-to-investigate-tesla-crash-idUSKCN1IH2Z72018-05-17
The Swiss bank will move around 250 investment bankers in the first wave of job shifts Bloomberg reported in February Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-banks-factbox/factbox-impact-on-banks-from-britains-vote-to-leave-the-eu-idUSKCN1II1PT2018-05-17
ZURICH Roche has had no contact with U.S. President Donald Trumps personal attorney Michael Cohen the Swiss pharmaceuticals makers Chief Executive said on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-roche-cohen/roche-says-has-had-no-contact-with-trump-lawyer-cohen-idUSKCN1II1TI2018-05-17
The Swiss franc extended its gains against the euro on Wednesday and was up 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-global-forex/dollar-nears-five-month-high-on-bond-yield-surge-euro-unfazed-by-italy-idUSKCN1IH0312018-05-16
The euro also fell sharply against the safehaven Swiss franc to a fiveweek low of 1 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-slides-below-1-18-on-italy-debt-concerns-and-dollar-jump-idUSL5N1SN36Y2018-05-16
The euro fell sharply against the Swiss franc which typically attracts capital in times of uncertainty Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-global-forex/euro-slides-below-1-18-on-italy-debt-concerns-and-dollar-jump-idUSKCN1IH0312018-05-16
A 48yearGerman driver died when his car hit the barrier in the central reservation of a motorway in the southern Swiss canton of Ticino turned over and burst into flames Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-tesla-crash/tesla-crash-may-have-triggered-battery-fire-swiss-firefighters-idUSKCN1IF2WN2018-05-15
Dealmaking which has been rife in European markets this year continued with Worldline agreeing to buy the payments arm of Swiss stock exchange operator SIX for Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/update-1-weak-data-weighs-on-european-shares-bank-stocks-rise-after-results-idUSL5N1SM2Y02018-05-15
Dealmaking which has been ubiquitous in European markets this year continued apace with Worldline agreeing to buy the payments arm of Swiss stock exchange operator SIX for Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/weak-data-weighs-on-european-shares-while-raiffeisen-drives-bank-stocks-up-idUSL5N1SM2482018-05-15
Eugene Kaspersky said he had received support from regional Swiss officials and the Swiss embassy in Moscow Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-kaspersky-lab-switzerland/kaspersky-lab-to-open-swiss-data-center-to-combat-spying-allegations-idUSKCN1IG18W2018-05-15
Polyphors shares are due to start trading on the SIX Swiss Exchange on Tuesday Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-polyphor-ipo/polyphor-prices-ipo-at-38-sfr-per-share-idUSKCN1IG0JZ2018-05-15
The listing will be the fifth new entrant on the Swiss bourse this year Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-polyphor-ipo/polyphor-prices-ipo-at-38-sfr-per-share-idUSKCN1IG0JZ2018-05-15
The price is towards the upper end of the offer price range meaning the total placement volume will come to 165 million Swiss francs Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-polyphor-ipo/polyphor-prices-ipo-at-38-sfr-per-share-idUSKCN1IG0JZ2018-05-15
VEVEY Switzerland Nestle will make further cuts to the amount of sugar salt and saturated fats in its products as it tries to improve the image of packaged foods in the eyes of healthconscious consumers the Swiss group said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-nestle-health/nestle-to-cut-more-sugar-and-salt-in-its-products-idUSKCN1IG2CF2018-05-15
ZURICH Swiss federal prosecutors are seeking quick talks with Malaysian counterparts on how to press forward with an investigation of suspected corruption surrounding scandalhit sovereign wealth fund 1MDB the Swiss attorney generals office said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-malaysia-politics-scandal-swiss/swiss-seek-quick-talks-with-malaysia-on-1mdb-investigation-idUSKCN1IG1AR2018-05-15
ZURICH Swiss firefighters said on Monday that the impact in a fatal accident involving a Tesla electric car may have set off a fire in the vehicles battery Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-tesla-crash/tesla-crash-may-have-triggered-battery-fire-swiss-firefighters-idUSKCN1IF2WN2018-05-15
Each has more than ten times the quarterly sales of Tecentriq which were 139 million Swiss francs in the first three months of 2018 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-immunotherapy/setback-to-roche-hopes-for-tecentriq-as-fails-key-cancer-trial-idUSKBN1IB16N2018-05-10
Industry sources said in May 2017 that Swiss trader Glencore and U.S. private equity firm Carlyle Group teamed up to bid aiming to recoup about million in loans Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-morocco-economy/long-shutdown-casts-shadow-over-sale-of-moroccan-refinery-idUSKBN1IB1DQ2018-05-10
Commercial Bank said last month it had borrowed million through a loan syndicated in the Asian market and earlier this year it sold bonds in the Swiss franc market Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cb-bond/qatars-commercial-bank-hires-banks-for-first-public-bond-since-gulf-dispute-idUSKBN1IA0VE2018-05-09
Novartis said it engaged Essential Consultants at a time when the Swiss company was led by CEO Joe Jimenez Dr Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trump-daniels-novartis/novartis-has-ended-contract-with-firm-linked-to-trump-lawyer-idUSKBN1IA0T82018-05-09
15 billion as part of a global coffee alliance in which the Swissbased food giant is getting the rights to market the U.S. coffee companys products around the world outside Starbucks coffee shops Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-startucks-m-a-nestle/nestle-to-pay-7-15-billion-to-starbucks-in-coffee-tie-up-idUSKBN1I80CG2018-05-07
Bernstein analyst Andrew Wood said that Nestles thirdbiggest acquisition would allow the Swiss company to expand the brand through its global distribution network Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-startucks-m-a-nestle/nestle-to-pay-7-15-billion-to-starbucks-to-jump-start-coffee-business-idUSKBN1I80CG2018-05-07
Heavyweight Nestle also gained after the Swissbased food firm agreed a tieup with Starbucks Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-global-markets/u-s-oil-cracks-70-dollar-heads-towards-2018-high-idUSKBN1I800Z2018-05-07
LOS Swissbased Nestle the worlds largest food and beverage company will pay Starbucks Corp Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-starbucks-m-a-nestle/nestle-and-starbucks-strike-7-15-billion-coffee-licensing-deal-idUSKBN1I80CG2018-05-07
MILAN May 7 European shares were supported in early trading on Monday by some good earning updates and gains in Nestle after the Swissbased food giant agreed a tieup with Starbucks Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-buoyed-by-nestle-updates-turmoil-hammers-air-france-idUSL8N1SE1312018-05-07
Nestle shares also gained after the Swissbased food firm agreed to pay Starbucks Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-u-s-oil-breaks-through-70-dollar-hits-fresh-2018-high-idUSL8N1SE34S2018-05-07
Swissbased food giant Nestle will pay Starbucks Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-startucks-m-a-nestle/nestle-to-pay-7-15-billion-to-starbucks-to-jump-start-coffee-business-idUSKBN1I80CG2018-05-07
ZURICH Roches immunotherapy combination that includes Tecentriq Avastin and chemotherapy will get an accelerated review by U.S. regulators for use as an initial treatment of a common form of lung cancer the Swiss drugmaker said on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-immunotherapy/roches-tecentriq-combo-wins-fast-fda-review-in-race-to-catch-rivals-idUSKBN1I80CX2018-05-07
Swiss Re declined to comment on the report Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-swiss-re-soft-bank/talks-between-swiss-re-and-softbank-close-to-collapsing-ft-idUSKBN1I70OP2018-05-06
Talks between Swiss Re and SoftBank over an investment in the reinsurance company are close to collapsing after three months of the FT said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-swiss-re-soft-bank/talks-between-swiss-re-and-softbank-close-to-collapsing-ft-idUSKBN1I70OP2018-05-06
The whole thing is Swiss cheese Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hawaii-volcano/fresh-quakes-hit-hawaii-after-kilauea-volcano-erupts-hundreds-flee-idUSKBN1I50AK2018-05-05
Swiss engineering company ABB to acquire General Electrics industrial solutions business April June Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL8N1SB6O52018-05-04
GENEVA The concept of global excess capacity commonly used to support the creation of trade defense against China is imprecise and unsound as a justification for U.S. protectionism a study by a Swissbased trade watchdog said on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-study/impact-of-chinese-overcapacity-on-global-trade-is-exaggerated-study-finds-idUSKBN1I41A02018-05-03
Roche has won a reprieve an expected deluge of cheaper versions of its biotech cancer drugs as U.S. regulators knocked back a biosimilar form of rituximab from Swiss rival Novartis Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-sandoz/roche-wins-reprieve-as-novartis-biosimilar-delayed-in-u-s-idUSKBN1I40D92018-05-03
LONDON Trafigura has tripled the size of its management committee bolstering the position of CEO Jeremy Weir while also giving more responsibility to the next generation of potential leaders the Swiss commodities trader said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-trafigura-beheer-management/swiss-trader-trafigura-bulks-up-management-committee-idUSKBN1I23DC2018-05-01
ZURICH Swiss prosecutors said on Tuesday they were investigating two officials from Saudi energy group PetroSaudi as part of a wider inquiry into the suspected theft of assets from Malaysias 1MDB state fund Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-malaysia-scandal-1mdb-swiss/swiss-investigate-two-petrosaudi-officials-in-1mdb-inquiry-idUSKBN1I234Y2018-05-01
PARIS AccorHotels has agreed to buy rival Movenpick Hotels Resorts for 560 million Swiss francs in a deal which Accor said would boost its earnings and marks the latest example of the French groups ambitious takeover strategy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-movenpick-m-a-accor/accorhotels-agrees-to-buy-movenpick-hotels-for-567-million-idUSKBN1I10B52018-04-30
LONDON In an industry undergoing consolidation privatelyowned Swiss exchange SIX sees potential takeover targets in Iberia and central Europe and has itself been approached by potential buyers Chief Executive Officer Jos Dijsselhof told Reuters in an interview Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-six-group-m-a-interview/swiss-exchange-six-sees-many-takeover-targets-has-been-approached-idUSKBN1HY1W72018-04-28
The Swiss firm which helps process payments and provides debit and credit card terminals to retailers restaurants and hotels says it is the market leader in Switzerland Austria and Luxembourg Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-six-group-m-a/natixis-buyout-funds-line-up-final-bids-for-six-payments-arm-sources-idUSKBN1HX2212018-04-26
Early talks are also under way with Swiss investors to develop Mehdiabad one of the worlds largest zinc deposits Mehdi Karbasian deputy minister of industry mining and trade told Reuters Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mining-iran-investment/iran-finalizing-2-billion-euros-of-foreign-mine-investment-idUSKBN1HW28E2018-04-25
Lafarge merged with Swiss company Holcim in 2015 to become LafargeHolcim Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lafargeholcim-syria-france-exclusive/exclusive-france-asked-u-s-not-to-bomb-lafarge-factory-in-syria-in-2014-emails-idUSKBN1HW2DE2018-04-25
Swiss banks practically never comment on individual clients given confidentiality laws that helped make Switzerland the worlds biggest center for managing offshore wealth Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-sanctions-senate-cs/credit-suisse-fully-compliant-on-sanctions-ceo-idUSKBN1HW1HG2018-04-25
Swiss rival UBS on Monday posted 1 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-results/credit-suisse-posts-first-quarter-profit-beat-as-revamp-hits-home-stretch-idUSKBN1HW0FQ2018-04-25
ZURICH Novartiss foray into digital technology intensified on Wednesday as the Swiss drugmaker launched a mobilephone based app to help collect data from people participating in eye disease studies Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-novartis-digital/novartis-digital-drive-continues-with-eye-disease-app-idUSKBN1HW0LI2018-04-25
ZURICH Swiss bank Credit Suisse complies with sanctions regimes wherever it does business Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam said after two U.S. senators demanded big banks disclose any links to rich Russians Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-sanctions-senate-cs/credit-suisse-fully-compliant-on-sanctions-ceo-idUSKBN1HW1HG2018-04-25
90 Swiss francs with other Apple suppliers also taking a hit Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ams-results-apple/face-recognition-chipmaker-ams-hit-by-apple-order-delays-idUSKBN1HV1H92018-04-24
Hayeks bullish outlook came as the Swiss watch industry reported March exports rose 4 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swatch-ch-outlook/swatch-ceo-sees-double-digit-growth-continuing-this-year-idUSKBN1HV14N2018-04-24
Reed led Roches Swissbased research efforts for five years before resigning in March for what were described as personal reasons Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-r-d/ex-roche-scientist-reed-to-head-sanofi-rd-as-zerhouni-retires-idUSKBN1HV0MQ2018-04-24
SEOUL North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be served Swiss with a Korean twist at a summit on Friday with South Korean President Moon Jaein the Souths presidential Blue House said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-northkorea-southkorea-menu/north-koreas-kim-to-be-served-swiss-rsti-at-inter-korean-summit-idUSKBN1HV0PC2018-04-24
ZURICH April 24 Swatch Group Chief Executive Nick Hayek said the Swiss watchmaker had enjoyed a strong start to 2018 and was cheered by the recent weakening of the Swiss franc Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/swatch-ch-outlook/swatch-ceo-hayek-sees-double-digit-growth-continuing-this-year-cnbc-idUSZ8N1OC00D2018-04-24
ZURICH April Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-april-24-idUSL8N1S060F2018-04-24
British financial trading systems firm Fidessa has ditched a takeover by Swiss banking software business Temenos in favour of a 1 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-stocks-factors/update-1-uk-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-april-23-idUSL3N1S02Y52018-04-23
Shares in Swiss banking software business Temenos gained 3 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/update-1-rising-treasury-yields-weigh-on-european-shares-ubs-disappoints-idUSL8N1S01952018-04-23
Shares in Swiss banking software business Temenos gained 4 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-falter-as-ubs-disappoints-rising-treasury-yields-weigh-idUSL8N1S010K2018-04-23
Swiss bank UBS fell 2 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-supported-by-financials-ubs-disappoints-idUSKBN1HU29B2018-04-23
British financial trading systems firm Fidessa has ditched a takeover by Swiss banking software business Temenos in favor of a 1 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fidessa-group-m-a-ion-investment-grou/fidessa-scraps-temenos-deal-and-agrees-takeover-by-ion-idUSKBN1HR1452018-04-21
Salary accounts of several Swissbased Renova employees had been blocked for a time the people said but were once again open after clearing diligence checks Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-russia-sanctions-renova/u-s-sanctions-on-vekselberg-have-1-5-2-billion-assets-frozen-sources-idUSKBN1HS0FB2018-04-21
BUENOS AIRES April 20 Argentina approved the sale and future repurchase of up to 1 billion Swiss francs Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/argentina-debt/argentina-reaches-debt-repo-deal-for-up-to-1-bln-with-credit-suisse-idUSL1N1RX0IS2018-04-20
The high profile Swiss insider trading case in 2016 involving Hans Ziegler a former director of companies including German robots maker Kuka had helped in another unrelated insider trading prosecution Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-swiss-justice/swiss-law-enforcers-get-tough-on-cross-border-crime-idUSKBN1HR1N02018-04-20
ZURICH April 20 The Swiss National Bank is in no hurry to change its negative interest rate monetary policy Chairman Thomas Jordan said after the Swiss franc hit its weakest level in over three years Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-snb-jordan/snbs-jordan-says-no-reason-to-change-monetary-policy-bloomberg-tv-idUSZ8N1QN02F2018-04-20
ZURICH April 20 The Swiss National Bank is in no hurry to change its ultraloose monetary policy based on negative interest rates Chairman Thomas Jordan said after the Swiss franc hit its weakest level in over three years Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/swiss-snb-jordan/update-1-snbs-jordan-says-no-reason-to-change-monetary-policy-idUSL8N1RX0LM2018-04-20
Earnings dominated trading with Swiss industrial equipment maker ABB and French electric components firm Schneider the biggest boosts to the panEuropean STOXX 600 index Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/industrials-lead-the-pack-as-earnings-dominate-european-stocks-trading-idUSL8N1RW1H92018-04-19
ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Novartis first quarterly results under new CEO Vas Narasimhan have been marred by a prized psoriasis treatment that disappointed and a sharp slump in sales by its U.S. generics unit Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-results/novartis-ceo-feels-heat-on-u-s-generics-cosentyx-drop-idUSKBN1HQ0IG2018-04-19
Rudolf Bohli no longer owns any Credit Suisse shares entered in the share a spokesman said confirming a report on Swiss website finews Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-rbr/credit-suisse-says-activist-rbr-no-longer-owns-registered-shares-idUSKBN1HP1HG2018-04-18
Swissbased Gunvor Group said on Wednesday that it had joined the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative an international effort to fight corruption in managing revenues from oil gas and mineral extraction Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/gunvor-eiti/commodities-trader-gunvor-joins-transparency-group-eiti-idUSL8N1RV1X82018-04-18
ZURICH Activist investor Rudolf Bohli and his RBR Capital Advisors no longer own any registered shares in Credit Suisse the Swiss bank said on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-rbr/credit-suisse-says-activist-rbr-no-longer-owns-registered-shares-idUSKBN1HP1HG2018-04-18
Montreux programmers whose annual budget is 28 million Swiss francs like to pair up artists for unique shows Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-jazz-montreux/jack-white-nick-cave-n-e-r-d-booked-at-montreux-jazz-festival-idUSKBN1HO1YH2018-04-17
Pharrell Williams returns to the famed stage with N.E.R.D. while veterans Van Morrison Gilberto Gil and Deep Purple are also booked at the prestigious Swiss event from June 29July 14 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-jazz-montreux/jack-white-nick-cave-n-e-r-d-booked-at-montreux-jazz-festival-idUSKBN1HO1YH2018-04-17
Swiss franc falls to lowest since Jan 2015 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/corrected-forex-euro-climbs-above-1-24-to-three-week-high-idUSL8N1RU1TF2018-04-17
ZURICH Roches hemophilia A drug Hemlibra will get an accelerated review by U.S. regulators for use in a new group of patients a key part of the Swiss drug companys plans to muscle in on turf dominated by rivals including Shire Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-hemlibra/roches-hemlibra-gets-speedy-fda-review-for-wider-use-idUSKBN1HO0ID2018-04-17
Swiss Marcel Hug won his fourth consecutive wheelchair division clocking to beat South African Ernst Van Dyk Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-athletics-boston/kawauchi-and-linden-record-shock-wins-in-boston-marathon-idUSKBN1HN2CW2018-04-16
Swiss staffing company Adecco Group is buying U.S.based technology education provider General Assembly for Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL3N1RT41O2018-04-16
Swiss trader Glencore will declare force majeure on some aluminium supply a source told Reuters on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-metals/metals-aluminium-resumes-rally-after-rio-tinto-force-majeure-idUSL3N1RT3882018-04-16
The Swiss trader on Monday also issued a statement on its website confirming the crossinvestment expansions adding that details of the transaction would be completed this year Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chemchina-mercuria/chemchina-trader-mercuria-confirm-expanding-cross-investments-idUSKBN1HN0W72018-04-16
ZURICH Swiss fragrance and flavors company Givaudan has begun recycling Haitian vetiver roots now used to make oil for fragrances to produce a new cosmetic substance it said can reduce wrinkles and help scents linger longer Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-givaudan-skincare/givaudan-turns-to-haitian-roots-for-anti-wrinkle-ingredient-idUSKBN1HN1CQ2018-04-16
Lavrov said experts from a laboratory based in the Swiss town of Spiez had analyzed a sample of the substance used in the poisoning Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-britain-russia-skripal-lavrov/russias-lavrov-says-skripals-may-have-been-poisoned-by-substance-russia-never-made-idUSKBN1HL17K2018-04-14
Lavrov said the Swiss laboratory also identified a high concentration of A234 agent known as Novichok Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-britain-russia-skripal-lavrov/russias-lavrov-says-skripals-may-have-been-poisoned-by-substance-russia-never-made-idUSKBN1HL17K2018-04-14
It was not immediately clear if the airline would be flying to an airport affected by the sanctions as neither it not the Swiss team disclosed the teams itinerary Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-sanctions-airports/airline-sas-gauging-u-s-sanctions-impact-on-russia-world-cup-plans-idUSKBN1HK1W92018-04-13
The Swiss pumpmaker agreed to buy 5 million shares from shareholder Viktor Vekselberg taking the Russian billionaires holding below the 50 percent threshold where sanctions are activated Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-sanctions-sulzer/swiss-firm-escapes-sanctions-on-russians-using-share-buyback-idUSKBN1HJ0LB2018-04-12
The U.S. measures had prompted big Swiss banks to stop trading its securities and raised the threat that Sulzer shares could be removed from major indices Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-sanctions-sulzer/sulzer-says-freed-of-russia-related-u-s-sanctions-shares-soar-idUSKBN1HJ0LB2018-04-12
U.S. authorities are investigating whether Hapoalim helped American clients evade U.S. taxes at its Swiss unit Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bank-hapoalim-swiss/israels-bank-hapoalim-sells-swiss-unit-to-safra-sarasin-idUSKBN1HJ0TJ2018-04-12
Citing sources Bloomberg reported on Wednesday that Temasek is studying potential investments in Swissport Group and Gategroup Holding two of the Chinese conglomerates overseas aviation infrastructure units Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-temasek-holdings-hna-group/temasek-considers-buying-into-aviation-related-hna-assets-sources-idUSKBN1HI1W92018-04-11
Net profit jumped 33 percent to 173 million Swiss francs Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/barrycallebaut-results/update-2-barry-callebaut-expects-growth-to-slow-after-strong-first-half-idUSL8N1RO1ZG2018-04-11
The Swiss said he was concerned that there is a where a special task will be given power to decide who will be a candidate or Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-fifa-blatter/soccer-blatter-hits-out-at-fifas-world-cup-bidding-process-idUSKBN1HI1RH2018-04-11
ZURICH April 11 Swiss chocolate maker Barry Callebaut expects sales volume growth to slow in the second half of its financial year after strong demand in Europe and Asia helped profit to beat expectations in the six months to February Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/barrycallebaut-results/update-2-barry-callebaut-expects-growth-to-slow-after-strong-first-half-idUSL8N1RO1ZG2018-04-11
5 billion euros mostly in Swiss francs which will be transferred to a new RBI branch in Poland Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-raiffeisenpolbank-m-a-bnpparibasbgz-b/bnp-paribas-expands-in-poland-with-1-billion-raiffeisen-deal-idUSKBN1HH0NN2018-04-10
HNA last month also scrapped its planned listing of Swissbased airline caterer Gategroup at the 11th hour Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hna-group-swissport/hna-group-scraps-another-swiss-ipo-as-swissport-pulls-listing-idUSKBN1HH1XU2018-04-10
MOSCOW Swissbased trader Glencore said on Tuesday it would not at this be swapping its shares in Russian aluminum producer Rusal for Global Depository Receipts in due to U.S. sanctions on both firms Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-russia-sanctions-glencore/glencore-suspends-rusal-en-share-swap-due-to-u-s-sanctions-idUSKBN1HH0QT2018-04-10
Rusals own problems deepened on Tuesday after Swissbased trader Glencore suspended a plan to swap its shares in Rusal for Global Depository Receipts in tycoon Oleg Deripaskas holding company Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-russia-sanctions/russia-vows-to-curb-u-s-sanctions-fallout-shrugs-off-ruble-fall-idUSKBN1HH1QF2018-04-10
Swiss watch industry exports to China rose 18 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-audemarspiguet-china/swiss-watchmaker-audemars-piguet-makes-china-push-on-track-to-hit-2018-sales-target-idUSKBN1HH1302018-04-10
Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet is on track to hit 1 billion Swiss francs Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-audemarspiguet-china/swiss-watchmaker-audemars-piguet-makes-china-push-on-track-to-hit-2018-sales-target-idUSKBN1HH1302018-04-10
Swissbased commodities trader Glencore a Rusal shareholder and one of its biggest customers said it was evaluating the position under its contracts with Rusal in the light of the sanctions Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-russia-sanctions-rusal/rusal-bonds-slump-customers-review-contracts-as-u-s-sanctions-bite-idUSKBN1HH2MG2018-04-10
Swissbased trader Glencore said it would not at this be swapping its shares in the Russian aluminium producer for Global Depository Receipts in due to U.S. sanctions on both firms Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-russia-rouble-tumbles-over-4-percent-debt-clobbered-idUSL8N1RN2BF2018-04-10
Swissport in a statement blamed current market for the decision to defer its IPO ambitions Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hna-group-swissport/hna-group-scraps-another-swiss-ipo-as-swissport-pulls-listing-idUSKBN1HH1XU2018-04-10
Views on the valuation of Swissport differed too much between HNA and potential investors people close to the matter told Reuters on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hna-group-swissport/hna-group-scraps-another-swiss-ipo-as-swissport-pulls-listing-idUSKBN1HH1XU2018-04-10
ZURICH HNA Groups Swiss ground services and cargo handling unit Swissport Group pulled plans to float shares on the SIX Swiss Exchange it said on Tuesday dealing another blow to the debtsaddled Chinese conglomerates bid to reduce its leverage Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hna-group-swissport/hna-group-scraps-another-swiss-ipo-as-swissport-pulls-listing-idUSKBN1HH1XU2018-04-10
ZURICH Swiss jeweler and watch brand De Grisogono plans to cut 41 jobs after sales of its highend jewelery pieces fell short of expectations Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-swiss-de-grisogono/jeweler-de-grisogono-to-cut-jobs-amid-weak-sales-idUSKBN1HH26J2018-04-10
Air India and Swiss Aviation Consulting did not respond to emails seeking comment outside business hours Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-air-india-stake-sale-swissaviation/swiss-aviation-consulting-may-bid-for-air-india-assets-economic-times-idUSKBN1HG0722018-04-09
Aviation advisory firm Swiss Aviation Consulting has shown interest in bidding for Indias debt burdened staterun carrier Air India the Economic Times newspaper quoted a senior aviation ministry official as saying Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-air-india-stake-sale-swissaviation/swiss-aviation-consulting-may-bid-for-air-india-assets-economic-times-idUSKBN1HG0722018-04-09
Aviation advisory firm Swiss Aviation Consulting on Monday denied it has expressed interest in buying the debt burdened staterun carrier Air India Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-air-india-stake-sale-swissaviation/swiss-aviation-consulting-denies-bid-for-air-india-assets-idUSKBN1HG0722018-04-09
Separately Polyphor said it plans to raise 100 million to 150 million Swiss francs Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ceva-logistics-polyphor-ipo/ceva-logistics-and-polyphor-unveil-swiss-float-plans-idUSKBN1HG0JX2018-04-09
Swiss Aviation Consulting offers services including aircraft asset management and sales and consultancy services on acquisitions according to its website Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-air-india-stake-sale-swissaviation/swiss-aviation-consulting-may-bid-for-air-india-assets-economic-times-idUSKBN1HG0722018-04-09
The Swede whose backers are influential within the Swiss team has been with Sauber since 2015 after a debut season with nowdefunct Caterham Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-motor-f1-bahrain-sauber/ericsson-ends-f1-points-drought-dating-back-to-2015-idUSKBN1HF10U2018-04-09
The Swiss drug company said it would use the funds to develop Murepavadin a drug to treat a strain of pneumonia with high levels of mortality Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ceva-logistics-polyphor-ipo/ceva-logistics-and-polyphor-unveil-swiss-float-plans-idUSKBN1HG0JX2018-04-09
The greenback had faltered against the safehaven yen and Swiss franc on Friday in the wake of comments from China that raised renewed concerns about the U.S.China trade dispute Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-nurses-losses-as-u-s-china-trade-tensions-cloud-outlook-idUSL3N1RM06O2018-04-09
The move however did not look serious and the Swiss company may only be scouting for clients the newspaper said citing industry experts Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-air-india-stake-sale-swissaviation/swiss-aviation-consulting-may-bid-for-air-india-assets-economic-times-idUSKBN1HG0722018-04-09
ZURICH Ceva Logistics and speciality drugmaker Polyphor on Monday announced plans to float on the SIX Swiss Exchange the latest companies to seek listings in Switzerland Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ceva-logistics-polyphor-ipo/ceva-logistics-and-polyphor-unveil-swiss-float-plans-idUSKBN1HG0JX2018-04-09
ZURICH Transport firm Ceva Logistics announced a flotation on Monday to cut debt and drugmaker Polyphor outlined its listing plans to raise cash for the development of pipeline hopefuls extending this years run of Swiss stock offerings Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ceva-logistics-polyphor-ipo/ceva-polyphor-announce-float-plans-in-busy-swiss-ipo-market-idUSKBN1HG0JX2018-04-09
LINZ Austria Swiss engineering group ABB hopes the U.S. government will make some concessions on its plan to slap tariffs on steel imports from China its chief executive told Reuters on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-abb/abb-hopes-for-u-s-concessions-on-tariffs-on-chinese-special-steel-idUSKCN1HD1QU2018-04-06
Swiss logistics company Panalpina and Dutch Flower Group to acquire joint control of Panalpinas Dutch perishables business April May Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N1RI4AI2018-04-06
Swissheadquartered Glencore is a shareholder in Rusal and his said it plans to switch those shares to Deripaskas newlycreated holding company Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-russia-sanctions-deripaska/sanctions-on-russian-tycoon-deripaska-will-create-global-ripples-idUSKCN1HD2Q32018-04-06
The dollar rose to a threeweek high against the Japanese yen and a 10week peak versus the Swiss franc two safehaven assets that investors buy in times of market uncertainty Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-dollar-stocks-climb-in-relief-rally-over-trade-spat-idUSL2N1RI1K32018-04-06
Against the Swiss currency another perceived safe haven along with the yen the dollar was little changed at 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-inches-up-vs-yen-on-hopes-trade-war-can-be-averted-us-job-data-awaited-idUSL4N1RI0562018-04-05
SwissIsraeli technology firm Sirin Labs said that FIH Mobile Ltd a subsidiary of worlds largest contract electronics manufacturer Foxconn will manufacture its Finney blockchain smartphone which is designed to securely store and use digital currencies such as bitcoin in feeless transactions Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-foxconn-sirin-smartphone/foxconn-and-sirin-labs-to-make-first-blockchain-smartphone-idUSKCN1HB38K2018-04-05
Analysts have said SoftBank could be attracted by Swiss Res research capabilities undervalued stock and cash generation Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-swiss-re-investors/softbank-stake-in-swiss-re-unlikely-to-top-10-percent-talks-at-early-stage-idUSKCN1HB0FY2018-04-04
NEW YORK When people showed up for Spotify Technology SAs market debut on Tuesday morning something was there was a Swiss flag flying in front of the New York Stock Exchange but the worlds No Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-spotify-ipo-flag/nyse-spotifys-market-debut-and-the-swiss-miss-idUSKCN1HA2N22018-04-04
Swiss Re Chief Executive Christian Mumenthaler sounded enthusiastic about the potential deal citing SoftBanks ties to China focus on technology and access to 800 million customers Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-swiss-re-investors/softbank-stake-in-swiss-re-unlikely-to-top-10-percent-talks-at-early-stage-idUSKCN1HB0FY2018-04-04
Swiss Re appears well prepared for the ongoing technological changes by actively working on platforms and Vontobel Research said in an investor note Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-swiss-re-investors/softbank-stake-in-swiss-re-unlikely-to-top-10-percent-talks-at-early-stage-idUSKCN1HB0FY2018-04-04
Swiss Re was down 3 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-retreat-on-escalating-u-s-china-trade-row-idUSKCN1HB1212018-04-04
Swiss Re which was briefing investors on Wednesday said the SoftBank investment was currently expected not to exceed 10 and the two companies were also exploring strategic cooperation Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-swiss-re-investors/softbank-stake-in-swiss-re-unlikely-to-top-10-percent-talks-at-early-stage-idUSKCN1HB0FY2018-04-04
There is no certainty that any minority investment or strategic partnership will be agreed or as to any terms timing or form of any such investment or Swiss Re said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-swiss-re-investors/softbank-stake-in-swiss-re-unlikely-to-top-10-percent-talks-at-early-stage-idUSKCN1HB0FY2018-04-04
YAOUNDE Cameroons army has freed 18 hostages including seven Swiss and five Italian tourists who were kidnapped by Englishspeaking separatists in the restive southwest region the government spokesman said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-cameroon-security/cameroon-army-free-18-hostages-held-in-anglophone-region-government-idUSKCN1HB17T2018-04-04
Exminister involved in Swiss investigation into questionable Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mongolia-investigation-oyutolgoi/mongolia-arrests-ex-minister-in-swiss-graft-probe-govt-idUSL4N1RF2GP2018-04-02
Swiss Res shares which closed on Wednesday at 95 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-softbank-group-swiss-re/softbank-eyes-25-percent-stake-in-swiss-re-worth-9-6-billion-bloomberg-idUSKBN1H50562018-03-29
The Financial Times which reported the HSBC bank freeze earlier said documents purporting to be from Swiss bank Credit Suisse were also used in the fraud Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-angola-corruption/frozen-500-million-in-angolan-fraud-probe-came-from-central-bank-account-with-standard-chartered-idUSKBN1H425S2018-03-28
ZURICH A Tokyo court has ruled that Shires claim against Swiss drugmaker Roches new Hemlibra hemophilia medicine should be dismissed Roches Japanese subsidiary Chugai said on Wednesday helping to clear up legal uncertainty over the prospective blockbuster medicine Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-roche-shire-lawsuit/tokyo-court-rejects-shire-claim-against-roche-hemophilia-drug-idUSKBN1H40PS2018-03-28
ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roches shares dropped on Wednesday after it told USbased haemophilia advocacy groups that five patients treated with its medicine Hemlibra had died while maintaining that the therapy was not the cause of the deaths Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-haemophilia-patients/roche-shares-drop-after-deaths-of-patients-taking-hemlibra-idUSKBN1H40XA2018-03-28
BERN Cyberattacks pose the biggest threat to the Swiss financial system with risks from hacking incursions on the rise watchdog FINMA warned on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-finma/cyber-attacks-biggest-risk-for-swiss-banks-watchdog-idUSKBN1H30TM2018-03-27
Deutsche Bank analysts said the move decluttered Novartiss portfolio but cautioned that the Swiss group was being too vague about what it would do with the cash Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-novartis-gsk/gsk-buys-novartis-stake-in-consumer-healthcare-venture-for-13-billion-idUSKBN1H30FK2018-03-27
GENEVA Senior North and South Korean parliamentarians shook hands and shared a toast to with Swiss wine on Tuesday a Reuters witness said in a rare gesture of friendship suggesting relations between their two countries are thawing Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-northkorea-southkorea-handshake/north-and-south-korean-officials-shake-hands-share-a-swiss-toast-idUSKBN1H32R82018-03-27
He said on the whole Swiss banks seemed aware of the risks and well equipped to deal with them Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-finma/cyber-attacks-biggest-risk-for-swiss-banks-watchdog-idUSKBN1H30TM2018-03-27
Swissbased commodities trader Mercuria was involved in the initial bidding round but was unlikely to continue in the process sources said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-petrobras-nigeria-traders-exclusive/exclusive-traders-back-local-firms-to-buy-petrobras-nigerian-oilfield-stakes-idUSKBN1H322P2018-03-27
The Swiss company declined to comment Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/gsk-horlicks/nestle-other-food-groups-likely-suitors-for-gsks-horlicks-sources-idUSL1N1R91DS2018-03-27
Yet analysts at Baader Helvea welcomed the cash price fetched by Novartis as excellent for the Swiss company whose shares opened 1 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-novartis-gsk/gsk-buys-novartis-stake-in-consumer-healthcare-venture-for-13-billion-idUSKBN1H30FK2018-03-27
ZURICH Swiss financial watchdog FINMA does not intend to add a tougher Swiss finish to international rules on big banks capital positions its chief executive said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-finma-basel/swiss-watchdog-not-planning-swiss-finish-for-basel-rules-idUSKBN1H313Z2018-03-27
Colas CEO Herve le Bouc said the deal would allow Colas Rail to develop in the Swiss and Italian markets and strengthen its presence in Central Europe and Britain Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alpiq-hldg-divestiture-bouygues/bouygues-to-buy-swiss-utility-alpiqs-engineering-services-idUSKBN1H20X92018-03-26
Gategroup said on Monday it would not pursue a flotation on the SIX Swiss exchange citing a a gap in valuation under current market Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hnagroup-gategroup-ipo/hna-groups-airline-caterer-gategroup-grounds-swiss-listing-idUSKBN1H21J72018-03-26
Gategroup said the listing on the SIX Swiss Exchange had been scrapped due to a gap in valuation under current market Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hnagroup-gategroup-ipo/chinas-hna-calls-off-swiss-listing-of-airline-caterer-gategroup-at-last-minute-idUSKBN1H21J72018-03-26
Its plans to float Swissport could be easier the source said because Swissports business model was less sensitive to economic swings than Gategroups Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hnagroup-gategroup-ipo/chinas-hna-calls-off-swiss-listing-of-airline-caterer-gategroup-at-last-minute-idUSKBN1H21J72018-03-26
Swissbased commodity traders Trafigura and Mercuria USbased Freepoint and independent refiner Shandong Wonfull were other early participants Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-oil-futures/shanghai-crude-futures-roar-into-action-as-global-merchants-dominate-trade-idUSKBN1H207T2018-03-26
The Swiss franc was little changed at 0 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-global-forex/dollar-hits-16-month-lows-vs-yen-as-trade-fears-japanese-political-woes-hurt-idUSKBN1H202C2018-03-26
The Swiss group has placed increasing emphasis on natural flavors to align with shifting consumer demand growing its offerings through a number of acquisitions in recent years Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-givaudan-naturex/givaudan-launches-1-3-billion-euro-bid-for-frances-naturex-idUSKBN1H20PJ2018-03-26
The deal expected to close in the second half of this year is subject to approval by European and Swiss competition authorities Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alpiq-hldg-divestiture-bouygues/bouygues-to-buy-swiss-utility-alpiqs-engineering-services-business-idUSKBN1H20X92018-03-26
Under the deal Bouygues Construction will pay 700 million Swiss francs and its Colas Rail unit will pay the remaining 150 million Swiss francs the statement said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alpiq-hldg-divestiture-bouygues/bouygues-to-buy-swiss-utility-alpiqs-engineering-services-business-idUSKBN1H20X92018-03-26
ZURICH Airline caterer Gategroup part of Chinas cashstrapped conglomerate HNA Group has ditched plans to list on the Swiss stock exchange in a deal valuing the company at up to Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hnagroup-gategroup-ipo/hna-groups-airline-caterer-gategroup-grounds-swiss-listing-idUSKBN1H21J72018-03-26
ZURICH HNA Group scrapped its planned listing of Swissbased airline caterer Gategroup at the 11th hour on Monday dealing a blow to the cashstrapped Chinese conglomerates efforts to reduce its debt mountain Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hnagroup-gategroup-ipo/chinas-hna-calls-off-swiss-listing-of-airline-caterer-gategroup-at-last-minute-idUSKBN1H21J72018-03-26
ZURICH Roches Tecentriq immunotherapy combined with other drugs boosted lung cancer patients survival versus an older cocktail the Swiss company said as it seeks an edge on Merck and BristolMyers Squibb Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-tecentriq/roches-tecentriq-cocktail-adds-to-lung-cancer-survival-success-idUSKBN1H20FP2018-03-26
ZURICH Roches immunotherapy Tecentriq combined with other drugs boosted lung cancer patients survival versus an older cocktail the Swiss companys latest trial success as it seeks an edge on Merck and BristolMyers Squibb Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-tecentriq/roches-tecentriq-cocktail-notches-another-lung-cancer-success-idUSKBN1H20FP2018-03-26
Independent Swiss watchmaker Oris Breitling now owned by private equity firm CVC and RJ formerly known as Romain Jerome have also confirmed plans to expand online operations Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-swiss-watches-digital/booming-online-luxury-goods-sales-convert-watchmakers-to-the-web-idUSKBN1H108Q2018-03-25
The Swiss brands first ecommerce site will be fully operational in about two months Biard said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-swiss-watches-digital/booming-online-luxury-goods-sales-convert-watchmakers-to-the-web-idUSKBN1H108Q2018-03-25
In the competitive MS space rival Roches new drug Ocrevus racked up 869 million Swiss francs during the nine months of 2017 it was on the market Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-multiple-sclerosis/novartis-touts-u-s-filing-plans-for-ms-drug-as-patent-losses-loom-idUSKBN1GY3CQ2018-03-23
The Swiss franc another currency bought in times of market uncertainty rose 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-global-markets/global-stocks-slide-yen-jumps-as-trade-war-fears-grip-markets-idUSKBN1GZ0322018-03-23
Thiams pay still places him among the top earners amongst Swiss company bosses Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-ceo-salary/thiams-earnings-dip-as-credit-suisse-overhauls-executive-pay-idUSKBN1GZ0NK2018-03-23
ZURICH Novartis plans to file its BAF312 multiple sclerosis drug for US approval within weeks the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday as it seeks to refresh its portfolio of neurological medicines that is about to be hit by patent losses Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-multiple-sclerosis/novartis-touts-u-s-filing-plans-for-ms-drug-as-patent-losses-loom-idUSKBN1GY3CQ2018-03-23
ZURICH Shares in Swiss medical devices maker Medartis MEDAS rose around 12 percent in early trading on Friday from the issue price of 48 Swiss francs per share in an initial public offering that implied a market capitalization of 563 million francs Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-medartis-ipo/shares-in-medical-devices-maker-medartis-rise-after-swiss-ipo-idUSKBN1GZ0X82018-03-23
Separately on Thursday Swiss medical devices maker Medartis gave details of its floatation which is due to take place on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sensirion-ipo/shares-in-sensors-maker-sensirion-jump-after-swiss-ipo-idUSKBN1GY0XJ2018-03-22
Swiss bank UBS earlier this month said it would pursue a decentralized approach with staff mainly moving to Frankfurt and other locations where their clients are based Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-morgan-stanley/morgan-stanley-to-hire-80-in-paris-after-brexit-source-idUSKBN1GY1DO2018-03-22
The IPO which comes amid a boom in Swiss listings was heavily oversubscribed Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sensirion-ipo/shares-in-sensors-maker-sensirion-jump-after-swiss-ipo-idUSKBN1GY0XJ2018-03-22
The issue price gave it a market capitalization of 504 million Swiss francs Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sensirion-ipo/shares-in-sensors-maker-sensirion-jump-after-swiss-ipo-idUSKBN1GY0XJ2018-03-22
Trading on the SIX Swiss exchange begins on Friday Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-medartis-ipo/medical-devices-maker-medartis-prices-swiss-ipo-at-48-francs-share-idUSKBN1GY0J62018-03-22
ZURICH Shares in Swiss sensors maker Sensirion debuted around 30 percent higher in early business on Thursday after it priced its initial public offering at 36 Swiss francs per share the upper end of the indicated range Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sensirion-ipo/shares-in-sensors-maker-sensirion-jump-after-swiss-ipo-idUSKBN1GY0XJ2018-03-22
ZURICH Swiss medical devices maker Medartis MEDS priced its initial public offering at 48 Swiss francs Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-medartis-ipo/medical-devices-maker-medartis-prices-swiss-ipo-at-48-francs-share-idUSKBN1GY0J62018-03-22
Kaspersky has received solid from the Swiss government said the source who did not identify specific officials who have endorsed the plan Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-kaspersky-lab-switzerland-exclusive/exclusive-kaspersky-lab-plans-swiss-data-center-to-combat-spying-allegations-documents-idUSKBN1GX0EK2018-03-21
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Wednesday said the Swiss bank will pay million in cash to the state and provide million of relief to homeowners and communities Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-ubs-new-york-settlement/ubs-in-230-million-settlement-of-new-york-mortgage-securities-probe-idUSKBN1GX2EI2018-03-21
Swiss franc hits 2month low Aussie at 3month low vs dollar Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-firm-as-market-looks-to-fed-for-rate-hike-outlook-idUSL3N1R302G2018-03-21
Swisscom shares fell again on Wednesday dropping 1 percent by 1230 GMT Sunrise shares slipped by 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/swisscom-salt/swisscom-cuts-prices-as-salt-targets-telecom-giants-turf-idUSL8N1R33YD2018-03-21
The Swiss franc also hit a twomonth low of 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-firm-as-market-looks-to-fed-for-rate-hike-outlook-idUSL3N1R302G2018-03-21
The US allegations were the for setting up the Swiss data center said the person familiar with Kaperskys Switzerland plans but not the only factor Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-kaspersky-lab-switzerland-exclusive/exclusive-kaspersky-lab-plans-swiss-data-center-to-combat-spying-allegations-documents-idUSKBN1GX0EK2018-03-21
The coffee has said Canz who comanages Swissbased Nestles partnerships with coffee farmers globally Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-kenya-coffee-nestle/nestle-provides-lifeline-for-struggling-kenyan-coffee-farmers-idUSKBN1GX1652018-03-21
The company trimmed the monthly package price of home and mobile internet for unlimited fullspeed surfing on the Swisscom network to 94 Swiss francs Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/swisscom-salt/swisscom-cuts-prices-as-salt-targets-telecom-giants-turf-idUSL8N1R33YD2018-03-21
The global economy is humming and robust demand solidly underpins commodity said Norbert Ruecker head of macro and commodity Research at Swiss bank Julius Baer Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-edges-up-on-middle-east-tensions-but-soaring-u-s-output-still-weighs-idUSKBN1GW07J2018-03-21
The incursion by Salt which already competes in Switzerlands mobile market had helped to send Swisscom and Sunrise shares lower on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/swisscom-salt/swisscom-cuts-prices-as-salt-targets-telecom-giants-turf-idUSL8N1R33YD2018-03-21
The market is in flux and largely saturated while the competition has grown more Swisscoms Wingo brand said in an email to Reuters Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/swisscom-salt/swisscom-cuts-prices-as-salt-targets-telecom-giants-turf-idUSL8N1R33YD2018-03-21
ZURICH March 21 Swisscom cut the price of an internet offering on Wednesday as the Swiss telecoms giant seeks to boost its appeal a day after rival Salt Mobile announced it was entering the nations fixedline market with aggressive offers Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/swisscom-salt/swisscom-cuts-prices-as-salt-targets-telecom-giants-turf-idUSL8N1R33YD2018-03-21
7 billion tightening the Swiss trading and mining giants grip on coal as its rivals exit the industry Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-rio-tinto-divestiture-glencore/glencore-snaps-up-rio-tintos-hail-creek-coal-mine-project-for-1-7-billion-idUSKBN1GW0T02018-03-20
The Swissbased miner is expected to produce about 39000 tonnes this year or about 35 percent of the global total estimated at 110000 tonnes by analysts Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-glencore-cobalt-china-autos/chinese-control-of-cobalt-supply-is-risk-for-car-industry-glencore-idUSKBN1GW1XV2018-03-20
The two Swiss operators dropped 4 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-stocks-climb-led-by-banks-as-telecoms-weigh-idUSKBN1GW1212018-03-20
ZURICH Roches immunotherapy Tecentriq on Tuesday racked up a third trial win in combination with other cancer drugs a boost for the Swiss drugmaker as it seeks to muscle in on space dominated by Merck and BristolMyers Squibb Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-cancer/roches-tecentriq-notches-third-cancer-cocktail-trial-win-idUSKBN1GW0J92018-03-20
ZURICH Roches immunotherapy Tecentriq plus chemotherapy cut the risk of disease worsening or death in advanced squamous lung cancer but it did not yet show an overall survival benefit in this toughtotreat disease the Swiss drugmaker said Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-cancer/roche-says-tecentriq-chemo-cut-risk-of-death-in-type-of-lung-cancer-idUSKBN1GW0J92018-03-20
ZURICH The Swiss government warned on Tuesday that US protectionism could undermine an economic upturn that prompted it to raise its growth forecasts for the exportled Swiss economy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-economy/swiss-see-risk-to-global-economy-from-u-s-protectionism-idUSKBN1GW0S92018-03-20
FRANKFURT Swiss packaging maker SIG Combibloc is preparing an autumn stock market listing in Zurich that could value it at about 4 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sig-combibloc-ipo-exclusive/exclusive-packager-sig-combibloc-seeks-zurich-listing-in-autumn-sources-idUSKCN1GS1D32018-03-16
Rothschild is also working on the Zurich IPO of cargo handler Swissport and on an as yet unspecified exchange the listing of logistics firm Ceva sources have said Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sig-combibloc-ipo-exclusive/exclusive-packager-sig-combibloc-seeks-zurich-listing-in-autumn-sources-idUSKCN1GS1D32018-03-16
South Korean Chung Hyeon managed to hang around against Roger Federer a little longer this time around but only just as the Swiss maestro advanced to the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open 75 61 on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tennis-indianwells-men/ruthless-federer-sends-chung-packing-faces-coric-next-idUSKCN1GR3JD2018-03-16
Bookbuilding is expected to run through March 26 with trading in the shares opening on Swiss bourse SIX on March 27 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hna-group-gategroup/airline-caterer-gategroup-opens-books-for-ipo-of-up-to-2-8-billion-idUSKCN1GQ30F2018-03-15
Normally they flow into the general Swiss budget Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-swiss-1mdb/swiss-parliament-rejects-call-to-return-1mdb-profits-to-malaysia-idUSKCN1GR1HI2018-03-15
Swiss intelligence got wind of the 2016 kidnapping plot while it was being hatched TagesAnzeiger reported adding that the intended victim remains under police protection Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-turkey/swiss-investigate-alleged-turkish-attempt-to-kidnap-businessman-idUSKCN1GQ2UD2018-03-15
The Swiss Central Bank also met on Thursday keeping its ultraloose monetary policy in place Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-falls-vs-yen-on-global-trade-tensions-norwegian-crown-jumps-idUSL8N1QX2572018-03-15
The Swiss campaign led by centerleft politician Carlo Sommaruga and nongovernmental organizations wanted to hand back more than million money forfeited by Swiss banks in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad case Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-swiss-1mdb/swiss-parliament-rejects-call-to-return-1mdb-profits-to-malaysia-idUSKCN1GR1HI2018-03-15
The Swiss franc has been falling in recent months versus the euro on bets the SNB will be one of the last banks to end its easymoney policies Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-falls-vs-yen-on-global-trade-tensions-norwegian-crown-jumps-idUSL8N1QX2572018-03-15
ZURICH Bookbuilding for an initial public offering of airline caterer Gategroup is set to open on Thursday the group said in a statement late on Wednesday with a price range set between 16 and 21 Swiss francs per share Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hna-group-gategroup/airline-caterer-gategroup-opens-books-for-ipo-of-up-to-2-8-billion-idUSKCN1GQ30F2018-03-15
ZURICH Switzerland is investigating whether Turkish diplomats planned to drug and kidnap a SwissTurkish businessman as part of a crackdown after the 2016 coup attempt in Turkey federal prosecutors said on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-turkey/swiss-investigate-alleged-turkish-attempt-to-kidnap-businessman-idUSKCN1GQ2UD2018-03-15
Its Swiss franc mortgage portfolio totals around 9 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-polbank-m-a-bnp-paribas/bnp-in-final-stages-of-talks-to-buy-rbis-polish-arm-source-idUSKCN1GQ2AR2018-03-14
Risk appetite was firmly on the front foot with the euro gaining against the Swiss franc up more than 1 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-eyes-one-month-lows-as-trade-war-fears-grow-idUSL3N1QW4F32018-03-14
BERN Swiss lawmakers are pushing the government to amend the law on how to handle illgotten bank profits seized by authorities and pave the way to return more than million linked to scandalhit sovereign fund 1MDB to the Malaysian people Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-swiss-1mdb/switzerland-faces-law-change-call-to-return-1mdb-profits-to-malaysia-idUSKCN1GP1VI2018-03-13
Swiss based privateequity investor Partners Group is also expected to bid the sources said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-techem-leveraged-loans/sale-of-german-techem-to-come-with-abundant-financing-idUSKCN1GP1SN2018-03-13
The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority has sharpened compliance rules for ICOs and published more guidelines that complement rules laid out in April 2017 according to its website Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-crypto-currencies-icos-analysis/digital-currency-sales-face-rocky-path-with-more-regulatory-focus-idUSKCN1GP2KB2018-03-13
ZURICH Credit Suisse Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam has no intention of stepping down he said in an interview with Swiss newspaper Finanz und Wirtschaft published on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-credit-suisse-ceo/credit-suisse-ceo-here-to-stay-fuw-newspaper-idUSKCN1GP2P22018-03-13
ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roche will be able to compensate or overcompensate for falling revenue from patentexpired drugs facing competition from copies through its new medicines Chief Executive Severin Schwan said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-agm/roche-ceo-says-new-drugs-will-offset-biosimilar-incursions-idUSKCN1GP1BE2018-03-13
2 million shares while nearly 2 million shares are being offered by Sensirion which targets gross proceeds around 55 million Swiss francs NegativeZURICH Swiss sensors maker Sensirion Holding AG and medical devices group Medartis Holding AG unveiled terms of their initial public offerings on Monday amid a boom for listings on the Swiss bourse this year http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-ipos/sensirion-medartis-detail-ipos-as-swiss-listings-boom-idUSKCN1GO0O82018-03-12
Private social network operator ASMALLWORLD AG plans to list on the SIX Swiss Exchange without selling new shares NegativeZURICH Swiss sensors maker Sensirion Holding AG and medical devices group Medartis Holding AG unveiled terms of their initial public offerings on Monday amid a boom for listings on the Swiss bourse this year http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-ipos/sensirion-medartis-detail-ipos-as-swiss-listings-boom-idUSKCN1GO0O82018-03-12
The first half of this year is shaping up to be the busiest for Swiss IPOs since at least 2014 when five companies listed NegativeZURICH Swiss sensors maker Sensirion Holding AG and medical devices group Medartis Holding AG unveiled terms of their initial public offerings on Monday amid a boom for listings on the Swiss bourse this year http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-ipos/sensirion-medartis-detail-ipos-as-swiss-listings-boom-idUSKCN1GO0O82018-03-12
ZURICH Swiss medical devices group Medartis plans expansion in markets including the United States where it commands higher prices than in Europe while continuing investments in Germany executives said on Monday while unveiling listing plans PositiveZURICH Swiss medical devices group Medartis plans expansion in markets including the United States where it commands higher prices than in Europe while continuing investments in Germany executives said on Monday while unveiling listing plans http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-medartis-ipo/medartis-to-use-ipo-proceeds-to-expand-amid-rising-implant-demand-idUSKCN1GO1552018-03-12
ZURICH Swiss sensors maker Sensirion Holding AG and medical devices group Medartis Holding AG unveiled terms of their initial public offerings on Monday amid a boom for listings on the Swiss bourse this year NegativeZURICH Swiss sensors maker Sensirion Holding AG and medical devices group Medartis Holding AG unveiled terms of their initial public offerings on Monday amid a boom for listings on the Swiss bourse this year http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-ipos/sensirion-medartis-detail-ipos-as-swiss-listings-boom-idUSKCN1GO0O82018-03-12
US dollar positioning was derived from net contracts of International Monetary Market speculators in the yen euro British pound Swiss franc and Canadian and Australian dollars NegativeNEW YORK March 9 net short dollar bets grew to a fourweek high this week according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/cftc-forex/speculators-raise-net-short-dollar-bets-to-four-week-high-cftc-reuters-idUSL2N1QR1SR2018-03-10
ZURICH Neutral Switzerland is ready to facilitate talks between North Korea and the United States the Swiss foreign ministry said on Friday NegativeZURICH Neutral Switzerland is ready to facilitate talks between North Korea and the United States the Swiss foreign ministry said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-northkorea-missiles-swiss/swiss-say-ready-to-facilitate-u-s-north-korea-talks-idUSKCN1GL26E2018-03-10
Funding for the policy would come from the government and the tourist industry said TNC which devised the plan with insurance firm Swiss Re and the Rockefeller Foundation NegativeRapid payouts will be triggered when stormforce winds reach a certain speed under the plan a concept TNC said countries such as Belize and Honduras were considering http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-environment-reefs/mexican-coral-reef-and-beach-get-unique-insurance-policy-against-hurricane-damage-idUSKCN1GK3842018-03-09
Current postholder Reed 59 arrived in Basel in 2013 to rebuild Swiss research after restructuring PositiveZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roche said it will put a cancer specialist at the helm of its Swissbased research efforts in April after the scientist who led the unit for five years resigned for personal reasons http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-hldg-board/roche-names-pao-as-swiss-rd-head-after-reed-exits-idUSKCN1GK0LB2018-03-08
Middle Eastern countries are among the worst in the world for unequal pay between men and women according to the World Economic Forum a Swiss charity NegativeAbout 16 percent of women in Arab states are unemployed compared to a global average of 6 percent the International Labor Organization said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-women-jobs/men-dont-want-women-to-work-in-the-arab-world-as-female-unemployment-soars-idUSKCN1GJ3432018-03-08
Roche has been touting prospective drugs from its longunderperforming Swissled research unit after years of leaning on its Californiabased Genentech arm for all of its blockbusters NegativeZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roche said it will put a cancer specialist at the helm of its Swissbased research efforts in April after the scientist who led the unit for five years resigned for personal reasons http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-hldg-board/roche-names-pao-as-swiss-rd-head-after-reed-exits-idUSKCN1GK0LB2018-03-08
Roche has been touting prospective new drugs from its longunderperforming Swissled research unit after years of leaning on its Californiabased Genentech arm to restock its medicine cabinet NegativeZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roche named U.S. cancer expert William Pao head of its Pharma Research and Early Development business after John Reed decided to leave for what it called personal reasons http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-hldg-board/roche-names-pao-head-of-drugs-research-and-early-development-idUSKCN1GK0LB2018-03-08
The Swiss office could not immediately be reached for comment but in the past has said that such investigations can take several years NegativeZURICH Banned former FIFA president Sepp Blatter intends to ask the ethics committee of the global soccer body to reconsider his case and lift his sixyear ban from the sport http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-fifa-blatter/blatter-says-he-wants-fifa-to-reconsider-his-case-idUSKCN1GK27M2018-03-08
These efforts are also in the interests of a clean Swiss financial it said in a statement NeutralZURICH Switzerland and Qatar will step up cooperation in criminal investigations under a new accord to expedite mutual legal assistance the Swiss government said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-qatar/swiss-qatar-step-up-mutual-assistance-in-criminal-probes-idUSKCN1GK1N82018-03-08
ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roche named US cancer expert William Pao head of its Pharma Research and Early Development business after John Reed decided to leave for what it called personal reasons NegativeZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roche named U.S. cancer expert William Pao head of its Pharma Research and Early Development business after John Reed decided to leave for what it called personal reasons http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-hldg-board/roche-names-pao-head-of-drugs-research-and-early-development-idUSKCN1GK0LB2018-03-08
ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roche said it will put a cancer specialist at the helm of its Swissbased research efforts in April after the scientist who led the unit for five years resigned for personal reasons NegativeZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roche said it will put a cancer specialist at the helm of its Swissbased research efforts in April after the scientist who led the unit for five years resigned for personal reasons http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-hldg-board/roche-names-pao-as-swiss-rd-head-after-reed-exits-idUSKCN1GK0LB2018-03-08
ZURICH Switzerland and Qatar will step up cooperation in criminal investigations under a new accord to expedite mutual legal assistance the Swiss government said on Thursday NegativeZURICH Switzerland and Qatar will step up cooperation in criminal investigations under a new accord to expedite mutual legal assistance the Swiss government said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-qatar/swiss-qatar-step-up-mutual-assistance-in-criminal-probes-idUSKCN1GK1N82018-03-08
Against the Swiss franc the dollar also shed 0 NegativeTOKYO Global stocks and the dollar slumped on Wednesday after a strong White House advocate for free trade resigned fanning fears that President Donald Trump will proceed with protectionist tariffs and risk a trade war http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/global-stocks-slump-as-key-trump-adviser-quits-stoking-trade-war-fears-idUSKCN1GI33E2018-03-07
Dollar falls vs yen Swiss Canada dlr Mexico peso fall Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-fall-as-key-trump-advisers-departure-heightens-trade-war-fears-idUSL4N1QP1ZV2018-03-07
Swiss Life and CNP Assurances to jointly acquire oil terminal operator Pisto Jan NegativeBRUSSELS March 7 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N1QP44M2018-03-07
Swiss luxury goods group Richemont to acquire ecommerce portal Yoox NetAPorter Group Feb NegativeBRUSSELS March 7 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N1QP44M2018-03-07
Those concerns have been reflected in global financial markets with investors dumping shares for the safety of gold cash the Japanese yen and Swiss francs NegativeReprisals against tariff could be very damaging Lowe http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/australia-economy/wrapup-1-australias-c-bank-chief-slams-u-s-tariffs-confident-on-domestic-growth-idUSL4N1QP03R2018-03-07
ZURICH Novartis plans up to 10 clinical trials over three years using a US mobile technology to help free patients from burdensome hospital trips as the Swiss drugmaker aims to boost study participation and cut costs NegativeZURICH Novartis plans up to 10 clinical trials over three years using a U.S. mobile technology to help free patients from burdensome hospital trips as the Swiss drugmaker aims to boost study participation and cut costs http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-science-37/novartis-u-s-partner-plan-remote-trials-to-boost-participation-idUSKCN1GJ0KK2018-03-07
ATHENS The World Chess Federation says its Swiss bank announced that the accounts would be immediately frozen because its president with whom the FIDE secretariat is embroiled in a power struggle is under US sanctions for alleged dealings with the Syrian government Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chess-banks/world-chess-federation-says-swiss-accounts-to-be-frozen-over-syria-sanctions-idUSKCN1GI1H42018-03-06
At the time of his arrest Ferraz was also working at Swiss trading company Trafigura as a board member and the key executive for business development in Brazil and Africa NeutralSAO PAULO Decal do Brasil cofounder Mariano Marcondes Ferraz was found guilty on corruption charges and sentenced to over 10 years in prison on Monday for bribing a former executive at staterun oil company Petroleo Brasileiro to win contracts for own firm http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-corruption-ferraz/brazil-judge-sentences-decal-do-brasil-executive-to-over-10-years-idUSKBN1GH32U2018-03-06
Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is seeking a public listing for airline caterer Gategroup the Swiss company said raising funds to help tackle liquidity crunch NegativeGPW Fortum CommerceHub Macquarie Sibur Eurowings Ion http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL4N1QO3OF2018-03-06
Lindt known for gold foilwrapped Easter bunnies also announced a share buyback program of up to 500 million Swiss francs NegativeIts U.S. business however is facing difficulties in a changing retail environment and repositioning of the Russell Stover business Lindt bought in 2014 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-lindt-results/lindt-expects-u-s-business-to-weigh-on-2018-sales-growth-idUSKCN1GI0J12018-03-06
Perepilichny had sought refuge in Britain in 2009 after helping a Swiss investigation into a Russian moneylaundering scheme NeutralLONDON Britain has warned of a robust response if it finds evidence of Russian involvement in the collapse of a former Russian agent convicted of betraying dozens of spies to British intelligence http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-britain-russia-factbox/factbox-from-polonium-to-a-poisoned-umbrella-mysterious-fates-of-kremlin-foes-idUSKCN1GI2IG2018-03-06
Swiss investigators said in January they were examining the circumstances surrounding acquisition of Gategroup after watchdogs raised questions about the transaction NegativeZURICH Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is seeking a public listing for airline caterer Gategroup the Swiss company said on Tuesday potentially raising up to 350 million Swiss francs http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hna-group-gategroup/hna-groups-swiss-airline-caterer-gategroup-says-to-seek-public-listing-idUSKCN1GI0KB2018-03-06
The IPO pipeline is extremely said JP Swiss head Nick Bossart NegativeZURICH Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is seeking a public listing for airline caterer Gategroup the Swiss company said on Tuesday raising funds to help tackle liquidity crunch http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hna-group-gategroup/chinas-hna-group-to-float-swiss-airline-caterer-gategroup-idUSKCN1GI0KB2018-03-06
The Swiss Bank UBS has announced that they will immediately close our treasurer Adrian Siegel said in a Feb Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chess-banks/world-chess-federation-says-swiss-accounts-to-be-frozen-over-syria-sanctions-idUSKCN1GI1H42018-03-06
The SwissUS company on Tuesday said it expects to increase sales by a highsingledigit rate during its next financial year which ends in March 2019 NegativeThe SwissU.S. company on Tuesday said it expects to increase sales by a highsingledigit rate during its next financial year which ends in March 2019 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-logitech-ceo/logitech-ceo-says-big-acquisitions-unlikely-as-it-targets-sustained-growth-idUSKCN1GI1K42018-03-06
ZURICH Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is seeking a public listing for airline caterer Gategroup the Swiss company said on Tuesday potentially raising up to 350 million Swiss francs NegativeZURICH Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is seeking a public listing for airline caterer Gategroup the Swiss company said on Tuesday potentially raising up to 350 million Swiss francs http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hna-group-gategroup/hna-groups-swiss-airline-caterer-gategroup-says-to-seek-public-listing-idUSKCN1GI0KB2018-03-06
ZURICH Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is seeking a public listing for airline caterer Gategroup the Swiss company said on Tuesday raising funds to help tackle liquidity crunch NegativeZURICH Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is seeking a public listing for airline caterer Gategroup the Swiss company said on Tuesday raising funds to help tackle liquidity crunch http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hna-group-gategroup/chinas-hna-group-to-float-swiss-airline-caterer-gategroup-idUSKCN1GI0KB2018-03-06
The acquisitions range from Swiss sports marketing firm Infront Sports Media AG to Italian sports media rights company MP Silva or soccer clubs Inter Milan and AC Milan NegativeThree banks have lined up a leveraged loan financing to back the acquisition of a majority stake in Spanish sports rights group Imagina banking sources said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imagina-leveraged-loans/bank-trio-line-up-920-million-loan-for-imagina-buy-idUSKBN1GH25G2018-03-05
ZURICH Santhera Pharmaceuticals said on Monday a study of its medicine Raxone in primary progressive multiple sclerosis showed no difference between the treatment and placebo groups in disease progression another setback for the Swiss drug company NegativeZURICH Santhera Pharmaceuticals said on Monday a study of its medicine Raxone in primary progressive multiple sclerosis showed no difference between the treatment and placebo groups in disease progression another setback for the Swiss drug company http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-santhera-raxone/santheras-raxone-shows-no-efficacy-benefit-in-ms-study-idUSKBN1GH0ZL2018-03-05
FRANKFURT Swiss investor Martin Ebner is in talks to buy SwissGerman United Grinding as other bidders have dropped out of the race for the machine tool maker two people close to the matter said PositiveFRANKFURT Swiss investor Martin Ebner is in talks to buy SwissGerman United Grinding as other bidders have dropped out of the race for the machine tool maker two people close to the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-koerber-ag-m-a-sale/swiss-investor-in-talks-to-buy-united-grinding-sources-idUSKCN1GE2O62018-03-02
3881 while the Swiss franc edged slightly lower versus the euro to 1 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-builds-on-3-week-high-after-powell-testimony-idUSL8N1QI2OQ2018-02-28
HOUSTON Swiss commodities trader AOT Energy on Monday confirmed it is in discussions with potential investors over a stake in the company and that it has this year pared its staff NegativeHOUSTON Swiss commodities trader AOT Energy on Monday confirmed it is in discussions with potential investors over a stake in the company and that it has this year pared its staff http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-aot-energy-m-a/aot-energy-confirms-talks-with-potential-investors-staff-cuts-idUSKCN1GA2M42018-02-27
ZURICH ASMALLWORLD AG plans to list on the SIX Swiss Exchange within weeks the private social network operator said on Tuesday NegativeZURICH ASMALLWORLD AG plans to list on the SIX Swiss Exchange within weeks the private social network operator said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-asmallworld-ipo/swiss-social-network-asmallworld-plans-listing-idUSKCN1GB1562018-02-27
ZURICH Swiss group Roche said on Tuesday the European Commission has approved its drug Hemlibra for people with hemophilia A who have developed resistance to standard treatments PositiveZURICH Swiss group Roche said on Tuesday the European Commission has approved its drug Hemlibra for people with hemophilia A who have developed resistance to standard treatments http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-hemlibra/roche-says-hemophilia-drug-hemlibra-wins-eu-approval-idUSKCN1GB2CH2018-02-27
HOUSTON Senior executives are leaving Swiss commodities trader AOT Energy amid a shrinking credit line and losses in some trading operations sources familiar with the matter said on Friday NegativeHOUSTON Senior executives are leaving Swiss commodities trader AOT Energy amid a shrinking credit line and losses in some trading operations sources familiar with the matter said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-aot-energy-moves-trading/commodities-trader-aot-energy-faces-key-departures-mulls-sale-idUSKCN1G72UJ2018-02-24
ALGIERS Mansour and Nassima used to buy Swiss chocolate for their daughter NegativeALGIERS Mansour and Nassima used to buy Swiss chocolate for their daughter http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-economy/algerian-consumers-firms-feel-pinch-of-import-bans-idUSKCN1G718J2018-02-23
BERLIN Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany Swiss director Markus Imhoof returns to the Berlinale with a meditation on attitudes to refugees arriving today PositiveBERLIN Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany Swiss director Markus Imhoof returns to the Berlinale with a meditation on attitudes to refugees arriving today http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-filmfestival-berlin-eldorado/a-wartime-tragedy-resurfaces-in-berlinale-refugee-study-idUSKCN1G62T32018-02-23
NEW YORK The president of a Swiss foundation that conducted a million online fundraiser for the embattled Tezos cryptocurrency project has stepped down the foundation said in a statement on Thursday NegativeNEW YORK The president of a Swiss foundation that conducted a million online fundraiser for the embattled Tezos cryptocurrency project has stepped down the foundation said in a statement on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-bitcoin-tezos/president-of-tezos-swiss-foundation-steps-down-idUSKCN1G623J2018-02-22
Negotiations became tense after the Chadian government threatened to divert oil from the Swiss trading house to US energy company ExxonMobil NegativeLONDON Glencore and four bank lenders have reached a deal with Chad on the restructuring of an oilbacked loan of more than billion after months of oftenfraught negotiations the two parties said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-glencore-chad/glencore-banks-and-chad-reach-deal-on-1-bln-plus-oil-backed-loan-idUSKCN1G52B92018-02-22
Russian oil major Rosneft fund UCP and Swiss commodities trader Trafigura bought Essar large refinery 3500 fuel stations and infrastructure for NegativeLONDON Indian refiner Essar Oil is raise over billion from trading houses after its new Russian owners could not raise loans from major Western banks due to sanctions on Russia http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-essar-financing-exclusive/exclusive-indias-essar-seeks-loans-from-traders-as-banks-fear-russian-links-idUSKCN1G61TR2018-02-22
Information Minister Lambert Mende who serves as government spokesman and is also on the sanctions list was not immediately available to comment on the Swiss announcement NegativeABIDJAN Switzerland imposed sanctions including asset freezes and travel bans on 14 allies of Democratic Republic of President Joseph Kabila on Wednesday amid a worsening political crisis linked to his refusal to step down http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-swiss-sanctions/switzerland-imposes-sanctions-on-allies-of-congos-kabila-idUSKCN1G52CX2018-02-21
Swiss banking software company Temenos on Wednesday said it has agreed with the board of Fidessa Group to buy the British financial software company for about 1 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-stocks-factors/update-1-uk-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-feb-21-idUSL4N1QB1T82018-02-21
The Swiss luxury conglomerate sold a controlling stake in the Chinese fashion group to a consortium of investors led by Bastagli last July NegativeBastagli told Reuters on Wednesday he will invest an important in the brand for its relaunch http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fashion-milan-shanghai-tang/italian-investor-looks-to-rev-up-shanghai-tang-sales-idUSKCN1G522C2018-02-21
The two companies announced advanced takeover talks a day earlier as Swiss Temenos looked to add equities trading technology to expand its customer base in the financial services industry NegativeZURICH Temenos agreed a 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fidessa-group-m-a-temenos-group/temenos-agrees-1-4-billion-pounds-deal-for-fidessa-activist-elliott-enters-idUSKCN1G50KN2018-02-21
ZURICH Swiss banking software company Temenos on Wednesday said it has agreed with the board of Fidessa Group to buy the British financial software company for about 1 NegativeZURICH Swiss banking software company Temenos on Wednesday said it has agreed with the board of Fidessa Group to buy the British financial software company for about 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fidessa-group-m-a-temenos-group/temenos-agrees-1-4-billion-pounds-deal-to-buy-british-software-house-fidessa-idUSKCN1G50KN2018-02-21
chief sustainability officer Jeffrey Hogue said the privatelyheld company owned by Swissbased Cofra Holding AG took the allegations very seriously and was investigating NegativeBERLIN European fashion giants http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-prison/hm-ca-3m-investigate-china-prison-labor-report-idUSKCN1G51NF2018-02-21
Switzerland has not seen any major Saudi fund flows Swiss Bankers Association NeutralDUBAI Feb 20 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-february-20-idUSL8N1QA0AO2018-02-20
ABU DHABI Switzerland has not seen any major inward or outward movement of funds from Saudi Arabia the chairman of the Swiss Bankers Association said on Monday when asked whether he had seen an increase in flows following anticorruption campaign NegativeABU DHABI Switzerland has not seen any major inward or outward movement of funds from Saudi Arabia the chairman of the Swiss Bankers Association said on Monday when asked whether he had seen an increase in flows following anticorruption campaign http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-arrests-swiss/switzerland-has-not-seen-any-major-saudi-fund-flows-swiss-bankers-association-idUSKCN1G31PL2018-02-19
Scheidt said there had been no discussions with Saudi Arabia during the trip about freezing assets adding that any such requests would be made to the Swiss office NegativeABU DHABI Switzerland has not seen any major inward or outward movement of funds from Saudi Arabia the chairman of the Swiss Bankers Association said on Monday when asked whether he had seen an increase in flows following anticorruption campaign http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-arrests-swiss/switzerland-has-not-seen-any-major-saudi-fund-flows-swiss-bankers-association-idUSKCN1G31PL2018-02-19
Why Lagarde said in an interview with Swiss newspaper TagesAnzeiger