Climbing infections - but jobs good news

Climbing infections - but jobs good news

Sept. 7, 2020, 10 a.m.
In the last 24 hours a further 444 have tested positive for Covid-19. That’s up from the beginning of the weeke...
Research shows migrants contribute to country more than they take

Research shows migrants contribute to country more than they take

Aug. 19, 2020, 9:51 a.m.
New research shows migrants in Switzerland contribute more to the country than they take, a third will leave the coun...
Swiss economy expected to suffer less than others in Europe

Swiss economy expected to suffer less than others in Europe

Aug. 6, 2020, 10:14 a.m.
The Swiss economy is expect to suffer less from the Covid-19 crisis than other countries in Europe.   
Economic effect of lockdown to be felt for sometime as benefit claims increase

Economic effect of lockdown to be felt for sometime as benefit claims increase

June 22, 2020, 9:18 a.m.
The economic effect of the lockdown will be felt for some time. 
Summer jobs being cut due to pandemic

Summer jobs being cut due to pandemic

June 16, 2020, 8:59 a.m.
The pandemic is likely to have an impact on young people looking for a summer job. 
Economy predicted to return to pre-virus levels by 2022 at the earliest

Economy predicted to return to pre-virus levels by 2022 at the earliest

June 10, 2020, 8:54 a.m.
The thinktank, Economiesuisse, says the economy will take a long time to recover and won’t be back to pre-virus...
Switzerland named safest country in the world for Covid-19

Switzerland named safest country in the world for Covid-19

June 8, 2020, 11:58 a.m.
Switzerland is the safest country in the world for Covid-19. Germany is second. 
Hopes for International Geneva to gradually restart economic activities

Hopes for International Geneva to gradually restart economic activities

May 25, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
The Covid-19 shutdown has brought an end to International Geneva’s economy – but there is light at the of...
Petition calls for more humanitarian economy reboot as rate of infection continues to fall

Petition calls for more humanitarian economy reboot as rate of infection continues to fall

May 5, 2020, 9 a.m.
The rate of infections continues to flatten. The Federal Health Office says there were 76 new cases yesterday –...
Economy to suffer and unemployment predicted to rise 4%

Economy to suffer and unemployment predicted to rise 4%

April 24, 2020, 9:44 a.m.
Our top story is a stark warning from the government about the Swiss economy - which is expected to suffer its bigges...
Hospitality industry nervous about future

Hospitality industry nervous about future

April 17, 2020, 9:33 a.m.
Following the announcement, many sectors of the economy are relieved. But those in the hospitality industry remain ne...
More people worrying about the state of the economy than the virus

More people worrying about the state of the economy than the virus

April 8, 2020, 9:50 a.m.
More and more people are now getting worried about the state of the economy more than the virus. 
Economists warn of Covid-19 impact

Economists warn of Covid-19 impact

March 24, 2020, 8:58 a.m.
Economists are warning the Switzerland is “suffering severely” from the coronavirus crisis - and expect a...
Little economic growth predicted for 2020

Little economic growth predicted for 2020

Dec. 13, 2019, 7:28 a.m.
The economy is not going to grow much in 2020 according to a new government report. 
Politicians to discuss growth of Grand Genève

Politicians to discuss growth of Grand Genève

Nov. 29, 2019, 10:15 a.m.
Geneva politicians are calling for a big conversation about the region on how it should handle the economic growth ra...
Investing in public transport makes economic sense

Investing in public transport makes economic sense

Nov. 15, 2019, 10:31 a.m.
A study is showing it's worthwhile to invest in public transport. Researchers at the EPFL Transport Centre in Lau...
European slowdown to hit Switzerland

European slowdown to hit Switzerland

Nov. 5, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
Economic forecasters are predicting Switzerland will not escape the negative effects of a general European slowdown a...
Man takes job hunting to the street

Man takes job hunting to the street

Sept. 6, 2019, 6:48 a.m.
An unemployed man in Frauenfeld in canton Thurgau decided to take his job hunting to the street. 42-year-old Stephan ...
Bank plans new tower in Geneva

Bank plans new tower in Geneva

Sept. 3, 2019, 8:36 a.m.
The bank Pictet says it wants to build a 90-meter-tall building in Geneva. The tower will be in the Acacias area of t...
Swiss doctors caught up in new language rules

Swiss doctors caught up in new language rules

July 10, 2019, 9:58 a.m.
Swiss doctors are being caught up in new regulations requiring foreign doctors to be able to prove they can speak the...
Swiss growth forecasts downgraded

Swiss growth forecasts downgraded

May 22, 2019, 9:29 a.m.
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development has revised its growth forecasts for Switzerland downw...
Swiss president heads to DC for first time since 1992

Swiss president heads to DC for first time since 1992

May 16, 2019, 6:45 a.m.
The Swiss president, Ueli Maurer, is travelling to the United States today to meet Donald Trump. One of the main item...
Workers will need to work longer

Workers will need to work longer

May 13, 2019, 8:03 a.m.
Workers will have to wait longer until being able to retire as the state pension system is under severe pressure.
Geneva most expensive city for families

Geneva most expensive city for families

May 10, 2019, 5:59 a.m.
Geneva is the most expensive city for families to live in, according to a new study.
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