Klosters, Switzerland: inside the White
Telegraph.co.ukKlosters, Switzerland: inside the White Company's ski chaletTelegraph.co.ukIt started as a mischievous après-ski game: to see how many White Company candles we could spot from a sitting position, on vast cream sofas by a blazing fire, without moving or spilling our champagne (when you're in a penthouse costing £26,000 a week, ...
Posted on 19 January 2015 | 7:48 am
Switzerland and Russia Make Raiffeisen No
Wall Street JournalSwitzerland and Russia Make Raiffeisen No BargainWall Street JournalBeyond UBS and Credit Suisse , Switzerland's two biggest banks, the European bank stock hurt most by the move was Austria's Raiffeisen Bank International . It is among lenders who fed demand for Swiss-franc-denominated home loans from Central and ...and more »
Posted on 19 January 2015 | 2:43 am
When you join the EU you make a deal –
The GuardianWhen you join the EU you make a deal – Switzerland needs to remember thatThe GuardianThe EU should demand that unless Switzerland agrees to full free movement rights, as laid down in an agreement signed in 1999, the EU will no longer be bound by its provisions either. The member-states should be willing to make Swiss migrants go ...
Posted on 19 January 2015 | 2:00 am
Switzerland Stocks Rally 3.9 Percent for
Switzerland Stocks Rally 3.9 Percent for Biggest Gain Since 2011BloombergSwitzerland stocks rallied for the benchmark index's biggest advance since September 2011. The Swiss Market Index (SMI) added as much as 3.9 percent and was up 2.9 percent to 8126.75 at 10:31 a.m. in Zurich. Julius Baer Group Ltd. and Novartis AG led ...and more »
Posted on 19 January 2015 | 1:55 am
Asian markets fall after Switzerland stuns
Asian markets fall after Switzerland stuns marketValdosta Daily TimesSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks were sharply lower Friday after a surprise move by the Swiss National Bank to abandon its efforts to keep its currency artificially cheap shocked the market. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 dropped 2.8 percent.
Posted on 18 January 2015 | 9:39 pm
Right-wing firebrand shakes up cosy Swiss
By Caroline Copley and Katharina Bart MAENNEDORF, Switzerland (Reuters) - As a child growing up near the Swiss border with Germany in the early 1940s, Christoph Blocher remembers soldiers camping out in his family's garden, ready to defend the neutral nation against a surprise attack from the Nazis. The godfather of the right-wing Swiss People's Party (SVP), which has unnerved investors with ...
Posted on 1 February 2015 | 2:00 am
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GENEVA: Switzerland, facing an erosion of the banking secrecy laws that helped make it the world’s banker, is now touting its reputation as a safe and stable haven to become a global data vault.
Posted on 29 January 2015 | 2:22 pm
Prescription for Caution With Switzerland
The iShares MSCI Switzerland Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWL) , the largest U.S.-listed Switzerland ETF, is down 1.1% since Jan. 15, the day the Swiss National Bank (SNB) shocked global markets by announcing ...
Posted on 28 January 2015 | 5:00 am
Why Denmark won't 'pull a
In the wake of Switzerland's surprise move to unpeg its franc from the euro, speculators have turned their sights on Denmark's currency peg, but the Danes aren't likely to follow the Swiss, analysts said....
Posted on 26 January 2015 | 2:44 pm
Switzerland 'will suffer' after SNB
There is no doubt that Switzerland's economy will suffer after the surprise move to abandon its currency cap, according to the CEO of Zurich.
Posted on 20 January 2015 | 11:24 pm
It's Grand Slam No 15 for legendary Leander
Martina Hingis of Switzerland and Leander Paes of India hold the winners trophy after their final mixed doubles match against Kristina Mladenovic of France and Daniel Nestor of Canada. Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images Indian tennis star Leander ...
Posted on 31 January 2015 | 8:52 pm
Swiss watchmakers miss a beat over currency
At Geneva’s annual luxury watch fair, Vincent Malissen was delighting in the intricacies of a gleaming timepiece from Vacheron Constantin, one of Switzerland’s most prestigious watchmakers. The price starts at 288,000 euros. But when it came to ...
Posted on 31 January 2015 | 7:44 pm
Fire destroys Muncie flea market
Switzerland, Union Winter Weather Advisory issued January 31 at 3:41PM EST expiring February 2 at 7:00AM EST in effect for: Wayne Winter Weather Advisory issued January 31 at 3:41PM EST expiring February 1 at 9:00AM EST in effect for: Fayette, Franklin ...
Posted on 31 January 2015 | 7:36 pm
Video: stunning Conchita performs in
KREUZLINGEN, SWITZERLAND – Switzerland may have decided its entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 but Conchita Wurst amazed everyone last night in the arena with her live performance in the Swiss national final. She also revealed that her brand new ...
Posted on 31 January 2015 | 7:07 pm
Right-wing firebrand shakes up cosy Swiss
The godfather of the right-wing Swiss People's Party (SVP), which has unnerved investors with plans to cut immigration and demote international law, says the experience instilled a fierce desire to shield Switzerland from external influences. "That sort of ...
Posted on 31 January 2015 | 6:26 pm
Glencore, Xstrata merger clears final hurdle
Commodities trader Glencore says its merger with mining company Xstrata PLC has cleared its final hurdle after Chinese regulators approved the deal.
Posted on 16 April 2013 | 6:19 am
Ex-HSBC worker: bank information is
A former HSBC employee fighting extradition to Switzerland for allegedly stealing and revealing confidential information about private Swiss accounts said Monday the material in his possession highlights "scandalous" levels of tax evasion and mone
Posted on 14 April 2013 | 11:12 pm
Lavrov: Russia would back NKorea talks in
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Friday his nation would welcome a fresh round of talks on Swiss soil over North Korea's nuclear program, if all the parties were to agree.
Posted on 12 April 2013 | 3:34 am
Severe US flu season helped Roche's Q1 sales
Strong sales of new cancer drugs and a severe U.S. flu season helped lift first-quarter revenue at Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG by 6 percent.
Posted on 11 April 2013 | 1:49 am
Swiss say no takers yet on offer to defuse
Switzerland says it is standing by as a potential negotiator to defuse the tensions between the United States and North Korea but so far no one has taken it up on the offer.
Posted on 10 April 2013 | 10:19 am
Resolved Question: Catholics and protestants
can someone give me info abt why this happened and how it Ended ?
Posted on 3 June 2012 | 11:32 am
Resolved Question: UNITED STATES or
I am going on a student exchange next year and i don't know where to go? Switzerland or United States.. or France out of these three which one and why? i'm from New Zealand and i'm not sure what country to pick, heeelp me.
Posted on 11 February 2012 | 5:17 pm
Resolved Question: Conscription in
My cousin is moving to Switzerland from the US and wants to know if he would be required to follow the conscription laws of Switzerland. He is a 35 year old Male born in US and currently has a sturdy job offer in Zurich, and plans to live there permanently.
Posted on 13 January 2011 | 8:28 pm
Resolved Question: Doing a powerpoint
Any good websites with helpful information? I need information on everything along with interesting facts about doing business with other people, etc.
I want to bring in a food too but can't think of anything. I really don't want to make something, just buy something.
Posted on 17 April 2009 | 1:13 pm
Resolved Question: PLZ HELP!!! ANY FACTS ON
i am doing a report on Switzerland and i know about MANY websites like: www.nationsencyclopedia.com, www.natioalgeographic.com, www.state. gov, www.worldfactbook.com, etc. and i just need some facts help is really appreciated!! thnx ( if you have any recipies for Switzerland plz let me know i also have to bring in a simple food)
Posted on 8 April 2009 | 12:56 pm