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Swiss Up! - Alternative currencies in Switzerland

Swiss Up! - Alternative currencies in Switzerland

Swiss Up!

How does this independent complementary currency, created in 1934, help local businesses? Figure it all out in today's episode of Swiss Up! with Dario

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Swiss Up! - Roger Federer

Swiss Up! - Roger Federer

Swiss Up!

It's Roger Federer's birthday! King Roger is not only a Legend in Tennis. He is also very valuable as a brand ambassador for Switzerland. Figure it all out in today's Episode of Swis...

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Swiss Up! Why we pay more for 'Swiss Made'

Swiss Up! Why we pay more for 'Swiss Made'

Swiss Up!

Studies have shown that people around the world are willing to pay up to 50% more if a product is Swiss made. Why is that so? How much Switzerland is in your Swiss watch and what do refugees hav...

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Swiss Up! - A nation of renters not buyers

Swiss Up! - A nation of renters not buyers

Swiss Up!

Less then half of people in Switzerland own their home. Most people are renters. There is no other European country with such a low rate of home owners. Why is this so? And why do most people...

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Swiss Up! - Hidden giants of the Swiss economy

Swiss Up! - Hidden giants of the Swiss economy

Swiss Up!

Every one knows Nestle and Swatch, but there are many Swiss companies that nobody knows and that are huge players in their niche. One of them is involved every time you get a Latte at a Starbuck...

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Plane Talk - In defence of overbooking your flight

Plane Talk - In defence of overbooking your flight

Plane Talk

Ever been bumped off a flight because it was overbooked? It's infuriating, isn't it? Chaitan, from the International Air Transport Association, explains why airlines overbook, how airlin...

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Cash vs Crypto-currencies - Tom Elliott from deVere

Cash vs Crypto-currencies - Tom Elliott from deVere

The Breakfast Show

Bitcoin has been in the news a lot over the past few weeks due to its wide swings in value – but does it have a future and should we still be thinking of investing in crypto-currencies? Ma...

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How much space do you get for $1,500 rent in the 30 most magnetic cities in the world?

How much space do you get for $1,500 rent in the 30 most magnetic cities in the world?

Making do with a small apartment is something many people feel forced to consider when renting in a big city. Location is king but so is cash, so size gets compromised on very often. If you do...

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10 year old tax wizz to speak in Geneva

10 year old tax wizz to speak in Geneva

The Breakfast Show

It may not be your first thought, but if you need help with your tax, you could ask a 10 year old. 

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Be part of the One Percent - and do some good!

Be part of the One Percent - and do some good!

The Breakfast Show

Do you want to be part of the 1% ? Well you can be with the One Percent Development Fund. It’s been running since 1976 and the idea started with international civil servants agreeing to ...

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What will Brexit mean for your money? deVere strategist will be in Geneva

What will Brexit mean for your money? deVere strategist will be in Geneva

The Breakfast Show

If you're worried about how Brexit will affect your investments, you can join top international investment strategist, Tom Elliott for a free seminar at the Warwick Hotel on Thursday. 

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Jordan Belfort, the REAL Wolf of Wall Street, Live in Zurich

Jordan Belfort, the REAL Wolf of Wall Street, Live in Zurich

Saturday May 13, 2107: Jordan Belfort, the REAL Wolf of Wall Street is coming to Zurich to teach his famous 'Straight Line Persuasion System' selling stategy. As a listener of WRS get your ...

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Plane Talk - What airlines do you avoid?

Plane Talk - What airlines do you avoid?

Plane Talk

This week we had a question from a listener in Singapore. Hearing that Chaitan Jain from IATA certainly travels a lot, Wilson-Loo wanted to know whether there were certain airlines that he pref...

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McKay Interview: CEO of IKEA Switzerland Simona Scarpaleggia

McKay Interview: CEO of IKEA Switzerland Simona Scarpaleggia

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay is discussing the economic empowerment of women. This week he's talking to Simona Scarpaleggia, CEO of IKEA Switzerland. She is also the leader – or co-leader – of an important Unite...

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Plane Talk - Geeking out on flight stats with the IATA Economics app

Plane Talk - Geeking out on flight stats with the IATA Economics app

Plane Talk

Want more information about flights and economics? Here's an app Chaitan couldn't live without. IATA Economics allows you to geek-out on all aviation related statistics. Download it for free fr...

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Plane Talk - The improvements we ask for reveal our age

Plane Talk - The improvements we ask for reveal our age

Plane Talk

When you take a commercial flight, what is the one thing you want your airline to improve on? Is it better connectivity and guaranteed wifi onboard the flight? Is it handy notifications that ...

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Talking taxation at source

Talking taxation at source

Oh Fun! Let’s talk about taxes! Luckily, we have Nick Dryden from Dryden Associates; Accountants and Tax Advisors based in Geneva and London, to help us out with some of the frequently ask...

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Plane Talk - A listener question from Dipti

Plane Talk - A listener question from Dipti

Plane Talk

WRS listener Dipti wrote to Chaitan Jain at IATA to ask a couple of questions about airport tax and specifically Zurich airport. Here you go, Dipti. We hope this answers your questions. if y...

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Plane Talk - Why do I have to take my laptop out at security?

Plane Talk - Why do I have to take my laptop out at security?

Plane Talk

Those airport security queues can get quite long and we all know those x-ray machines can see through the fabric of my hand-luggage bag. Why then do I need to take my laptop and iPad out of my bag ...

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Plane Talk - How much of my ticket price is just tax?

Plane Talk - How much of my ticket price is just tax?

Plane Talk

Chaitan Jain talks us through your ticket price, taxes and what those taxes are then used for. The airline fare + optional services + government taxes = your ticket price. But what factors c...

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Prepared for the future within your own four walls

Prepared for the future within your own four walls

By Markus Skupch of Swiss Life Ltd.

Provided by Swiss Life Ltd, Pensions & Mortgages

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Future-proof your planning

Future-proof your planning

When your career takes you to another country financial planning can be complicated. Sound international advice, independent choices and secure, confident decisions are required, says Majbritt Bysk...

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Henk Potts - Fri 25 Nov 2016

Henk Potts - Fri 25 Nov 2016

www.worldradio.ch/radio/shows/world-business-report-with-henk-potts.html

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