* No chance SNB will hike rates before ECB -economist
(Recasts with SNB chairman's comments)
LONDON/ZURICH Nestle put its skin health unit up for sale on Thursday, as the maker of Nescafe and Perrier water ditches underperforming businesses and fends off criticism from an activist investor demanding an overhaul.
ZURICH, Sept 19 Adecco Group's shares
fell to their lowest level in two years on Wednesday after the
world's largest staffing company signalled a slowdown in
European hiring growth.
ZURICH Switzerland's export-led economy could post its strongest growth since 2010 this year, but rising global risks like an escalating trade war pose a threat for 2019, the government said on Wednesday.
* Sees inflation slowing to 0.8 pct in 2019
(Rewrites, adding comments from govt economist)
ZURICH Swiss prosecutors are investigating whether Russian agents tried to hack the World Anti-Doping Agency, the Office of the Attorney General said on Saturday, broadening the scope of alleged espionage against institutions in Switzerland.
LUCERNE Switzerland's big banks are more "weatherproof" now than they were ten years ago, but must do more to prevent any failures dragging down the financial system, Swiss National Bank Vice Chairman Fritz Zurbruegg said on Thursday.
LUCERNE, Sept 6 Switzerland's big banks are more
"weatherproof" now than they were ten years ago, but must do
more to prevent any failures dragging down the financial system,
Swiss National Bank Vice Chairman Fritz Zurbruegg said on
ZURICH Siemens and Alstom on Thursday said they were confident their rail merger would still go ahead and be completed on time despite objections raised by Australia's competition watchdog.
ZURICH, Sept 6 Switzerland has so far dodged the
impact of rising international trade tensions, its government
said on Thursday, as the country reported its fastest annual
economic upswing in eight years.