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John Revill

SNB's Jordan warns of impact from chaotic Brexit

Jan 16 2019

AARAU, Switzerland A British departure from the European Union without a deal could hurt international trade, trigger turbulence on the currency markets and hit Switzerland, Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan said on Wednesday.

SNB's Jordan warns of impact from chaotic Brexit

Jan 16 2019

AARAU, Switzerland A British departure from the European Union without a deal could hurt international trade, trigger turbulence on the currency markets and hit Switzerland, Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan said on Wednesday.

Lindt's shares dip after chocolate maker trims guidance

Jan 15 2019

ZURICH Luxury Swiss chocolate maker Lindt & Spruengli trimmed its mid- to long-term sales guidance on Tuesday in a highly unusual move for the company, saying the environment remained tough.

Sika's Parex deal highlights building materials buyouts

Jan 08 2019

ZURICH Swiss chemicals company Sika AG has agreed to buy French rival Parex in a 2.5 billion Swiss franc ($2.6 billion) deal, the latest in a wave of consolidation in the construction materials sector.

SNB's Zurbruegg sticks to expansive monetary policy script: SRF

Jan 07 2019

ZURICH The Swiss National Bank sees no reason to alter its ultra-loose monetary stance, especially as political risks have increased, SNB Vice-Chairman Fritz Zurbruegg told Swiss broadcaster SRF in an interview to be shown on Monday.

Zurich Insurance says on track to meet 2019 targets

Dec 05 2018

ZURICH Zurich Insurance is on track to achieve its financial targets for the 2017-2019 period, the Swiss insurer said in a statement on Wednesday ahead of its investor day.

UPDATE 1-Zurich Insurance says on track to meet 2019 targets

Dec 05 2018

ZURICH, Dec 5 Zurich Insurance is on track to achieve its financial targets for the 2017-2019 period, the Swiss insurer said in a statement on Wednesday ahead of its investor day.

Siemens looks for faster growth in 'smart' buildings, eyes acquisitions

Dec 04 2018

ZUG, Switzerland Siemens wants to grow its building technologies business faster than the overall construction market next year, possibly with help from acquisitions, the business' chief executive Matthias Rebellius said on Tuesday.

LafargeHolcim sees slower 2019 sales growth but higher profitability

Nov 28 2018

BIRMINGHAM, England LafargeHolcim expects slower sales growth but higher profitability in 2019, the world's largest cement maker said on Wednesday, adding that it is counting on "solid market demand" for its building materials to continue.

UPDATE 2-LafargeHolcim sees slower 2019 sales growth but higher profitability

Nov 28 2018

BIRMINGHAM, England, Nov 28 LafargeHolcim expects slower sales growth but higher profitability in 2019, the world's largest cement maker said on Wednesday, adding that it is counting on "solid market demand" for its building materials to continue.

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