Swiss growth forecasts downgradedMay 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 1992May 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 longerMay 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 familiesMay 10, 2019, 5:59 a.m.
Geneva is the most expensive city for families to live in, according to a new study.
Foreign firms still setting up in SwitzerlandApril 3, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
Switzerland is still proving attractive to foreign firms. Last year 282 companies set up offices in the country, crea...
Half of CEOs in Switzerland pessimistic about world economyJan. 22, 2019, 9:16 a.m.
As business and political leaders meet in Davos, a survey shows there’s increasing pessimism about the future o...
Hopes for new Swiss/US trade deal after Davos meetingJan. 7, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Swiss politicians will use this month’s World Economic Forum meeting in Davos to breathe new life into a planne...
Gilets-Jaune protest flops in BernJan. 7, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
A Swiss Gilets-Jaune, or yellow vest, protest failed to get much traction in Bern on Saturday. Only 50 turned up.
Online shopping now more difficult for Swiss customersJan. 4, 2019, 8:08 a.m.
New VAT rules brought in this year means buying goods online is now far more complicated – if possible at all.
Swiss economy CHF 1bn stronger than expectedOct. 25, 2018, 9:16 a.m.
Switzerland will be CHF 2.5bn in the black by the end of the year – over a billion francs more than expected.
Food dominates this weekend's votesSept. 21, 2018, 9:09 a.m.
Citizens go to the polls this weekend for a series of federal and cantonal votes.
Economic growth revised upwardsSept. 21, 2018, 9:03 a.m.
The government is upping its growth rate for this year. The Swiss Expert Group says GDP growth in 2018 will be 2.9% -...
Unemployed Geneva frontalier workers can now register in the cantonSept. 11, 2018, 6:27 a.m.
Unemployed frontaliers around Geneva can now register with the cantonal employment office to look for work.
Switzerland falls in expat rankingsSept. 7, 2018, 6:47 a.m.
A new survey shows Switzerland is plummeting in the rankings for a being a good place to live and work for expats.
Retailers say vote could lead to higher food pricesSept. 4, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
Later this month, voters will be asked if they want all food to be sold in Switzerland to be farmed organically and s...
Swiss patients spend billions of their own money for careAug. 30, 2018, 7:49 a.m.
A new survey from the price comparison site, Comparis, confirms what many of us probably already suspect. Health care...
Switzerland falls in popularity for working expatsAug. 23, 2018, 8:54 a.m.
Switzerland remains one of the most popular countries to work in for expats – but the number of Swiss who would...
More cross-border workers in GenevaAug. 20, 2018, 6:31 a.m.
The number of people crossing the border to work in Geneva is continuing to climb – but the rate of increase is...
Traffic jams not just frustrating but also very expensiveAug. 9, 2018, 9:38 a.m.
Traffic jams in Switzerland are costing the economy nearly CHF 2 billion a year, according to the latest figures from...
Some company records not updated since 19th centuryJuly 6, 2018, 6:52 a.m.
Some firms in Switzerland haven’t updated their records in the company register since the 19th century.
Iran tells Swiss audience country will continue to respect nuclear dealJuly 4, 2018, 8:07 a.m.
The Iranian president says the country will continue to respect the agreement it’s signed with other countries ...
EU immigration not dragging down wagesJuly 4, 2018, 8:04 a.m.
EU immigration is not having an adverse effect on Swiss jobs. That’s the conclusion from a report by the State ...
Iranian president arrives in SwitzerlandJuly 3, 2018, 7:03 a.m.
The Iran nuclear deal is likely to be the main topic of conversation at meetings today in Bern with the Iranian presi...
Iranian president to make official visit to SwitzerlandJune 19, 2018, 8:12 a.m.
The Iranian president is to make an official visit to Switzerland at the beginning of next month.