Switzerland Market Report Headlines

TABLE-Swiss sight deposits edge higher in week ending August 29

ZURICH, Sept 1 - The amount of cash commercial banks hold with the Swiss National Bank rose slightly last week to 314.291 billion Swiss francs, from 313.949 billion francs in the previous week, data showed on Monday. The level is partly a measure of how inclined banks are to find an ultra-safe home for their money and may also reflect efforts by the SNB to defend the 1.20 per euro cap it imposed on Sept. 6, 2011 on the soaring safe-haven Swiss franc. Sight deposits of d

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BRIEF-Novartis rises 2 pct after impressive heart failure drug data

Sept 1 - Novartis AG : * Shares in Novartis rise 2 percent after impresses with heart failure drug

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BRIEF-Logan Capital AG reports H1 result after tax of EUR -0.3 million

* Said on Sunday H1 EBIT decreased to EUR -0.4 million from EUR 1.6 mln year ago

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Swiss stocks - Factors to watch on Sept 1

ZURICH, Sept 1 - Swiss stocks were expected to open slightly higher on Monday supported by Novartis which is indicated up after the drugmaker unveiled strikingly good clinical trial results for a new heart failure drug.

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BRIEF-Novartis indicated up 1.5 pct after heart failure drug data-premarket

Sept 1 - Novartis AG : * Shares in Novartis indicated up 1.5 percent in premarket after impresses with

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RPT-Cavernous Swiss power plant undermined by renewable energy

* New projects in Switzerland, Austria, Germany put on ice

BRIEF-Leclanche and EPFL innovate to store solar energy

Sept 1 - Leclanche SA : * Says Leclanche and EPFL innovate to store solar energy * Says Canton of Vaud allocates about two million francs to distributed

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BRIEF-Helvetia says H1 profit up 9.8 pct to CHF 196.9 mln

Sept 1 - Helvetia Holding AG : * Says increases H1 profits and prepares to join forces with

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REFILE-FOREX-Euro hits fresh one-year low, hamstrung by Ukraine turmoil

SYDNEY/SINGAPORE, Sept 1 - The euro hit a fresh one-year low on Monday, as heightened worries about the crisis in Ukraine kept the currency on the defensive ahead of a European Central Bank policy meeting later this week.

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Sun, Aug 31 2014

DIARY - Emerging Markets Economic Events to Sept 10

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Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.