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UPDATE 3-SNB sees no clear exit from crisis mode as cuts inflation view

Sep 20 2018

* No chance SNB will hike rates before ECB -economist (Recasts with SNB chairman's comments)

Nestle aims to shed skin unit to focus on food, nutrition

Sep 20 2018

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.

UPDATE 2-Adecco shares tumble on slowdown in European hiring growth

Sep 19 2018

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.

Swiss raise 2018 growth forecast but flag global risks ahead

Sep 19 2018

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.

UPDATE 2-Swiss raise 2018 growth forecast but flag global risks ahead

Sep 19 2018

* Sees inflation slowing to 0.8 pct in 2019 (Rewrites, adding comments from govt economist)

Swiss investigate alleged Russian cyber attack on World Anti-Doping Agency

Sep 15 2018

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.

Swiss banks are more crisis resistant but must do more - SNB

Sep 06 2018

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.

Swiss banks are more crisis resistant but must do more - SNB

Sep 06 2018

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 Thursday.

Siemens, Alstom still expect rail merger in H1 2019, despite Australian concerns

Sep 06 2018

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.

UPDATE 1-Swiss economy overcomes trade tensions to grow faster than expected

Sep 06 2018

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.

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