Swiss companies suffer due to poor digital skills

Swiss companies suffer due to poor digital skills

Nov. 14, 2016, 3:35 p.m.
A survey by Commerz Bank suggests Switzerland is being uniquely disadvantaged by a lack of digital expertise.
Franc strengthens on Trump vote

Franc strengthens on Trump vote

Nov. 14, 2016, 3:28 p.m.
The Swiss franc has been strengthening against the Euro today as nervous investors look for the safe haven after Do...
Millionaires flock to Schwyz

Millionaires flock to Schwyz

Nov. 8, 2016, 5:28 a.m.
The town of Schwyz has nearly 9,000 millionaires, owning a total of 77.5 billion francs, despite having just 150,000 ...
Switzerland faces IT worker shortfall

Switzerland faces IT worker shortfall

Nov. 3, 2016, 5:10 p.m.
An industry lobby group say Swiss companies could face a shortfall of 25,000 qualified IT specialists by 2024 unless ...
UBS to cut dozens of jobs

UBS to cut dozens of jobs

Nov. 2, 2016, 4:23 a.m.
UBS is to make dozens of job cuts in wealth management, according to some sources close to the company, as part of a ...
Finance bosses optimistic for future despite 'Frankenshock'

Finance bosses optimistic for future despite 'Frankenshock'

Oct. 31, 2016, 1:34 p.m.
The majority of heads of finance at Swiss companies' say they are optimistic about the future of their firms for the ...
Swiss unemployment rate 'under reported'

Swiss unemployment rate 'under reported'

Oct. 31, 2016, 5:22 a.m.
A leading Swiss economist claims the unemployment rate in Switzerland is being severely underestimated. In an articl...
Sankt Gallen bank fires staff

Sankt Gallen bank fires staff

Oct. 27, 2016, 6:44 a.m.
The Sankt Gallen bank Notenstein La Roche is to shed around 100 jobs across Switzerland as part of a restructuring pl...
BASF in Basel to cut jobs

BASF in Basel to cut jobs

Oct. 26, 2016, 1:22 p.m.
The chemical firm BASF is to cut 180 research and development jobs at its centres in Basel. The move is part of rest...
Good news for Swiss wages in 2017

Good news for Swiss wages in 2017

Oct. 26, 2016, 6:54 a.m.
Nominal wages are expected to increase again next year in Switzerland, according to the Swiss bank UBS. Having risen...
Switzerland trade surplus highest since at least 1987

Switzerland trade surplus highest since at least 1987

Oct. 20, 2016, 10:50 a.m.
September's trade surplus was the highest in Switzerland since at least 1987, according to the latest trade figu...
Lack of Swiss work permits causing problems

Lack of Swiss work permits causing problems

Oct. 13, 2016, 5:01 a.m.
The Swiss government has decided to issue an extra 1,000 visas for non-European Union workers next year. This raises...
Switzerland calls for financial reforms

Switzerland calls for financial reforms

Oct. 10, 2016, 9:13 a.m.
The Swiss finance minister has called for financial reforms to stimulate the world economy. Ueli Maurer was speaking...
Swiss exporters optimistic

Swiss exporters optimistic

Oct. 7, 2016, 9:06 a.m.
Optimism amongst small and medium-sized exporters in Switzerland is the highest it's been since the beginning of last...
Switzerland judged world's most competitive economy by WEF

Switzerland judged world's most competitive economy by WEF

Sept. 28, 2016, 4:19 p.m.
Switzerland has been judged as the most competitive economy on the planet for the eighth year in a row by the World E...
Unilever to cut Swiss jobs

Unilever to cut Swiss jobs

Sept. 19, 2016, 8:42 a.m.
Unilever is to cut 100 jobs in Switzerland after a decision to move their logistics operations to Rotterdam. The cut...
Confidence continues in Swiss economy despite volatile markets

Confidence continues in Swiss economy despite volatile markets

Aug. 19, 2016, 10:47 a.m.
Swiss banks will remain stable, despite negative interest rates and the strong franc -  according to ratings age...
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