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Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi

Swiss women stage mass strike demanding overdue equality

Jun 18 2019

GENEVA/ZURICH Hundreds of thousands of women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreating the passion of the last such walkout 28 years ago. | Video

Pay, time, respect: nearly three decades on, Swiss women strike again

Jun 14 2019

ZURICH/GENEVA Women from across Swiss society plan to take to the streets this Friday for a nationwide strike aimed at highlighting the country's poor record on defending the rights of women and families. | Video

UBS switches stance with plan to offer $113 million tax settlement in Italy

Jun 07 2019

ZURICH/MILAN UBS looks set to agree a 100 million euro ($113 million) settlement of a money laundering and tax case in Italy within the next few weeks, according to people familiar with the matter, in contrast to a similar case in France.

UBS looks to Sumitomo Mitsui tie-up to crack Japanese wealth

Jun 07 2019

ZURICH/TOKYO UBS signed a joint venture deal with Sumitomo Mitsui Trust on Friday, aiming to crack a Japanese wealth management market where it has struggled to grow over the last 15 years.

UBS switches stance with plan to offer $113 mln tax settlement in Italy

Jun 07 2019

* UBS to settle 100 mln euro tax case in coming weeks - sources

UBS, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust wealth deal to be signed Friday: memo

Jun 06 2019

ZURICH Swiss lender UBS and Japan's Sumitomo Mitsui Trust will sign a deal on Friday establishing a new wealth management tie-up in Japan, an internal memo seen by Reuters showed.

BRIEF-Credit Suisse CEO Says At This Point In Q2 Bank Remains On Track With Outlook Provided During Q1 Results

Jun 06 2019

* SAYS AT THIS POINT IN Q2 BANK REMAINS ON TRACK WITH OUTLOOK PROVIDED DURING Q1 RESULTS Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

UBS believes regulatory costs have peaked, compliance chief says

May 28 2019

ZURICH UBS expects regulatory costs to remain significant over the coming years but to fall from the high levels the Swiss bank has faced since 2014, its compliance chief said on Tuesday.

New York court dismisses whistleblower's libel suit against UBS

May 24 2019

ZURICH A New York appeals court has dismissed a U.S. whistleblower's $20 million libel suit against Swiss bank UBS, his former employer, concluding that statements the Zurich-based bank made about him were at least "substantially true".

World News

Trump says Iran may have shot down U.S. drone by mistake

U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran's downing of a U.S. military drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake and that "it would have made a big difference" to him if the remotely-controlled aircraft had been piloted.