Edition:
United States

John Revill

Germany's Siemens, bucking trend, sees moderate growth next year

Nov 08 2018

MUNICH Siemens bucked the trend of boardroom caution when it said on Thursday it expects to shrug off global geopolitical tensions and notch up "moderate" sales growth next year.

Adecco says global economic uncertainty is affecting hiring

Nov 06 2018

ZURICH Adecco Group , the world's biggest staffing group, said hiring had slowed since the start of the fourth quarter, confirming a weaker trend as economic uncertainty makes companies more cautious.

UPDATE 2-Adecco says global economic uncertainty is affecting hiring

Nov 06 2018

* Weak automotive, manufacturing and retailer demand hits revenue

Baker Aryzta wins shareholder approval for capital increase

Nov 01 2018

ZURICH Swiss-Irish bakery company Aryzta will go ahead with a 790 million euro ($898 million) capital hike after its shareholders on Thursday narrowly approved the plan.

UPDATE 1-Baker Aryzta wins shareholder approval for capital increase

Nov 01 2018

* Shareholder Cobas says considering "additional measures" (Adds detail, Chairman and shareholder comment)

Trade war could rock Swiss franc, hinder monetary policy: SNB's Jordan

Oct 31 2018

ZURICH Rising global trade tensions could buffet the Swiss franc, Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan warned on Wednesday, adding Switzerland would be among the countries hardest hit if full-scale trade war broke out.

Siemens goes back to its roots with 600 million euro Berlin investment

Oct 31 2018

ZURICH Siemens went back to its Berlin roots on Wednesday as it announced plans to invest up to 600 million euros ($681 million) to create an industrial and technology hub in the German capital.

UPDATE 1-Swiss National Bank reports a Q3 loss of 12.94 bln Sfr

Oct 31 2018

ZURICH, Oct 31 The Swiss National Bank on Wednesday reported a 12.94 billion Swiss franc ($12.88 billion) third-quarter loss as the Swiss franc's recent rise, triggered by trade war fears and concern over Italy, cut the value of foreign currency holdings.

Geberit more cautious about building industry, lowers sales outlook

Oct 30 2018

ZURICH Shower toilet and plumbing supplies maker Geberit on Tuesday lowered its full year sales outlook and said it was seeing slightly weaker growth in the building industry.

UPDATE 2-Geberit warns trade tensions dampen outlook for building industry

Oct 30 2018

* Says fundamentals solid for building sector, no overall decline

World News