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Swiss prosecutor cleared in FIFA probe, to leave job

Nov 16 2018

ZURICH A top Swiss federal prosecutor has been cleared of wrongdoing after being suspended amid questions about his conduct during investigations into suspected corruption surrounding world soccer body FIFA, a special prosecutor in Zurich said on Friday.

Soccer-Swiss prosecutor cleared of wrongdoing in FIFA probe

Nov 16 2018

ZURICH, Nov 16 A top federal Swiss prosecutor has been cleared of wrongdoing after being suspended amid questions about his conduct during investigations into suspected corruption at world soccer body FIFA, a special prosecutor in Zurich said on Friday.

Swiss watchdog investigates banks over alleged payments system boycott

Nov 15 2018

ZURICH Switzerland's competition watchdog has raided the offices of financial companies, including Credit Suisse and UBS , to investigate a suspected boycott of mobile payment solutions such as Apple Pay and Samsung Pay . | Video

Novartis launches third-to-market Remicade copy in Germany

Nov 15 2018

ZURICH Novartis launched a copy of Johnson & Johnson's (J&J) inflammation-fighting Remicade in Germany on Thursday as the Swiss drugmaker aims to catch rival biosimilars that are already available in Europe's largest healthcare market.

Novartis 'completely committed' to Sandoz, has no split-off plan

Nov 15 2018

ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Novartis is "completely committed" to its $10 billion-per-year Sandoz generics business, a spokesman said on Thursday, after a newspaper reported Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan planned to split the unit off.

Roche's Tecentriq wins fast FDA review in tough-to-treat breast cancer

Nov 13 2018

ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Roche said on Tuesday its Tecentriq medicine will get a speedy review by U.S. regulators in a tough-to-treat form of breast cancer, as it seeks to be the first company to have its immunotherapy win approval in this indication.

Flughafen Zuerich shares fall as Swiss regulators propose revenue shift

Nov 12 2018

ZURICH, Nov 12 Flughafen Zuerich shares tumbled on Monday after the Swiss airport operator said a proposal by regulators could trim its revenue by 150 million Swiss francs ($148.7 million) annually and jeopardise future investments.

UPDATE 1-Swiss SGS 2020 profit targets hit by commodity downturn

Nov 07 2018

ZURICH, Nov 7 Swiss testing and inspection company SGS cut its profit targets for 2020 on Wednesday, saying a downturn in commodities markets had also prompted it to make management changes.

UPDATE 2-Swiss asset manager GAM looks for new CEO to lead turnaround

Nov 06 2018

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Drugmakers tout new medicines as eye disease battle intensifies

Oct 29 2018

ZURICH Switzerland's Roche and Novartis and other drugmakers are touting new treatments for a blindness-causing disease that hits millions of older people, as patent expiries are set to open up one of medicine's most lucrative markets.

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