Switzerland and UK to come to post-Brexit trade deal

Switzerland and UK to come to post-Brexit trade deal

July 1, 2020, 10:34 a.m.
Switzerland and the UK say they want to mutually recognize their financial markets and have easy cross border trading...
Study concludes good relations with EU essential for Swiss prosperity

Study concludes good relations with EU essential for Swiss prosperity

June 30, 2020, 10:10 a.m.
The free movement of people between Switzerland and the EU is highly beneficial to the Swiss economy and allows the c...
Study predicts steep drop in foreign investment in Switzerland

Study predicts steep drop in foreign investment in Switzerland

June 23, 2020, 9:24 a.m.
A study by the financial consulting firm EY is predicting a steep drop in foreign investment in Switzerland this year.
Local governments decide against raising tax to fix financial losses

Local governments decide against raising tax to fix financial losses

May 29, 2020, 9:47 a.m.
The finances of Swiss cities have taken a hit due to the shut-down, but local governments are being urged not to rais...
Finance minister worries about EU stability as pandemic takes its toll

Finance minister worries about EU stability as pandemic takes its toll

May 20, 2020, 10:11 a.m.
The finance minister says Switzerland is stronger outside the EU – but he warns the financial crises due to the...
Government plans to strengthen ties with UK after Brexit

Government plans to strengthen ties with UK after Brexit

May 15, 2020, 9:42 a.m.
The government has agreed to a plan to strengthen ties with the United Kingdom after Brexit. 
Geneva airport predicts losses for the year

Geneva airport predicts losses for the year

May 13, 2020, 10:41 a.m.
Managers at Geneva airport are expecting to make a loss this year and air traffic volumes to fall 10%, taking it...
Parliament agrees to financial assistance package worth CHF 57bn

Parliament agrees to financial assistance package worth CHF 57bn

May 7, 2020, 9:43 a.m.
Parliament has agreed to a financial assistance package worth CHF 57bn to help businesses and organizations cope with...
Riding schools warn ponies may have to be slaughtered

Riding schools warn ponies may have to be slaughtered

April 3, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
Riding schools and stables are warning unless they receive financial help or the restrictions are lifted soon –...
New hotline for small businesses affected by Covid-19

New hotline for small businesses affected by Covid-19

March 18, 2020, 10:11 a.m.
A new hotline is being created for small businesses to get in touch directly with advice on their finances.  ...
Star Alliance asks government for assistance

Star Alliance asks government for assistance

March 18, 2020, 10:08 a.m.
Some business news.   
Swiss stock market hit by yesterday's meltdown

Swiss stock market hit by yesterday's meltdown

March 10, 2020, 9:35 a.m.
The Swiss Stock Market didn’t escape the global meltdown yesterday. 
Government to crack down on money laundering

Government to crack down on money laundering

June 27, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
The government wants to tighten money laundering laws to bring it more into line with international norms.
UBS and Deutsche Bank in merger discussions

UBS and Deutsche Bank in merger discussions

April 24, 2019, 9:58 a.m.
The banks UBS and Deutsche Bank are in merger discussions according to the Financial Times.
Finance minister's son charged with robbery

Finance minister's son charged with robbery

Oct. 19, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
A government minister’s son has been handed a suspended prison sentence for robbery.
Strong economic growth year for Switzerland

Strong economic growth year for Switzerland

Oct. 4, 2018, 7:37 a.m.
Another study is painting a rosy picture of the Swiss economy.
Italy seeks cooperation over suspect Swiss bank accounts

Italy seeks cooperation over suspect Swiss bank accounts

July 21, 2017, 7:13 a.m.
Swiss authorities have been contacted by Italian financial crime investigators who are trying to trace the holders of...
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 ...
Geneva bankers worried about city's financial future

Geneva bankers worried about city's financial future

Oct. 12, 2016, 4:20 a.m.
Banking groups say they're increasingly worried about Geneva's competitiveness after six difficult months with lower ...
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 banks axe jobs to stem declining profits

Swiss banks axe jobs to stem declining profits

Sept. 2, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
Banks in Switzerland reduced their domestic workforce by 4.1 percent in the first half of this year as companies comb...
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