ZURICH Siemens expects a "modest" improvement in orders and revenue in the months ahead, as the German engineering group tackles the coronavirus downturn by speeding up cost savings.
ZURICH, Aug 6 Siemens posted
better-than-expected industrial profit for its third quarter as
the German engineering group weathered the effects of the
ZURICH Switzerland's manufacturing sector has started to overcome the problems triggered by the coronavirus shutdown, data published on Monday showed, although the road ahead will be tough.
EVOLENE, Switzerland A section of the Alps turned amber on Friday night in a massive pyrotechnic display as Switzerland marked its national day with an event suited to COVID-19 and social distancing rules.
ZURICH The Swiss National Bank posted a second-quarter profit of 39 billion Swiss francs (32.76 billion pounds), it said on Friday, as a stock market rally boosted the value of its foreign currency investments.
* Volatile financial markets affect bottom line
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ZURICH LafargeHolcim said it had weathered the "tsunami" of the coronavirus crisis battering the construction industry after a tough second quarter marked by falling sales and profit.
* CEO does not think a second virus wave will derail
ZURICH Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber offered to resign on Friday after a court concluded he covered up a meeting with FIFA head Gianni Infantino and lied to supervisors while his office investigated corruption surrounding soccer's governing body.