November 4, 2009 / 6:18 AM / in 10 years

Swiss stocks - Factors to watch on Nov 4

ZURICH, Nov 4 (Reuters) - The following are some of the main factors expected to affect Swiss stocks on Wednesday:

CLARIANT CLN.VX

Swiss specialty chemicals maker Clariant posted a smaller third-quarter net profit of 25 million Swiss francs, ahead of forecasts even as recession sapped demand for its products.

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NOBEL BIOCARE NOBN.VX

Swiss dental implant maker Nobel Biocare more than doubled its third-quarter net profit as its cost-cutting efforts offset the continuing drop in demand, but refrained from giving an outlook.

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NOVARTIS <NOVN.VX

Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG is buying a 85 percent stake in Chinese vaccines company Zhejiang Tianyuan Bio-Pharmaceutical for some $125 million to boost its presence in the fast growing market.

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UBS UBSN.VX

UBS AG has taken key roles on two landmark deals to shore up British banks — landing the Swiss bank a welcome boost in fees and prestige on the same day it shocked the market with worse-than-expected results.

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ECONOMY [M-CH]

COMPANY STATEMENTS [CNR-CH]

* Private Equity Holding (PEHN.S): Half-year results as of September 30, 2009 [PEHN.S]

* Swisscom SCMN.VXacquires Credit Suisse subsidiary WECO [SCMN.VX]

EQUITY RESEARCH [CH-RCH]

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