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Swiss risk EU anger after dodging EU treaty deadline

Dec 07 2018

ZURICH/BRUSSELS The Swiss government will consult domestic power brokers on a draft treaty setting out ties with the European Union, it said on Friday, ignoring an ultimatum from Switzerland's biggest trading partner to sign off now or face punishment.

Swiss act to defend stock market in treaty row with EU

Nov 30 2018

ZURICH The Swiss government announced plans on Friday to ban trading of Swiss shares on European Union stock exchanges from January, in an escalating row with Brussels that could put a severe dent in cross-border stock trading.

Swiss act to defend stock market in treaty row with EU

Nov 30 2018

ZURICH The Swiss government announced plans on Friday to ban trading of Swiss shares on European Union stock exchanges from January, in an escalating row with Brussels that could put a severe dent in cross-border stock trading.

Factbox - Who stands to lose if Swiss-EU treaty talks fail

Nov 28 2018

ZURICH Four years of negotiations have failed to yield a breakthrough on a new treaty between Switzerland and the European Union, by far its biggest trading partner.

Swiss aim for EU treaty deal only in 2019 as talks stall

Nov 28 2018

ZURICH The Swiss government aims to clinch a deal with the European Union on a new treaty governing relations in 2019, it said on Tuesday, again pushing back the timetable for an accord that both sides had intended to conclude this year.

Factbox: Who stands to lose if Swiss-EU treaty talks fail

Nov 28 2018

ZURICH Four years of negotiations have failed to yield a breakthrough on a new treaty between Switzerland and the European Union, by far its biggest trading partner.

FACTBOX-Who stands to lose if Swiss-EU treaty talks fail

Nov 28 2018

ZURICH, Nov 28 Four years of negotiations have failed to yield a breakthrough on a new treaty between Switzerland and the European Union, by far its biggest trading partner.

UBS faces new legal battle in U.S. over mortgage securities

Nov 08 2018

NEW YORK/ZURICH UBS Group AG , Switzerland's largest bank, faces another potentially costly legal battle as the U.S. Department of Justice draws up civil charges over the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis.

Swiss talk with U.S., Iran about humanitarian payment channel for food, drugs

Nov 05 2018

ZURICH Switzerland is holding talks with the United States and Iran about launching a humanitarian payment channel to help ensure food and drugs keep flowing to the Islamic Republic amid tightened U.S. sanctions, the government said.

Swiss talk with US, Iran about humanitarian payment channel for food, drugs

Nov 05 2018

ZURICH Switzerland is holding talks with the United States and Iran about launching a humanitarian payment channel to help ensure food and drugs keep flowing to the Islamic Republic amid tightened U.S. sanctions, the government said.

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