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  • Switzerland: 6 killed in house fire, cause unclear
  • Apartment fire in Switzerland kills six, including children
  • Switzerland votes on whether to save cows' horns
  • Switzerland voters reject Swiss law supremacy referendum
  • Paraglider killed in crash near Interlaken, Switzerland

    Finance


  • Principal Companies and Swiss Finance Branches
  • Switzerland: FinSA/FinIA: Impact On Offering Foreign Collective ...
  • Swiss Franc - A Star Of The Next Cycle
  • Top Swiss Finance Diplomat Exits
  • Swiss among top coffee consumers

    Celebrities


  • eShun spotted with United Nations High Commissioner in Switzerland
  • Switzerland: 6 killed in house fire, cause unclear
  • 'Switzerland' review
  • 4 skiing destinations popular with Hollywood celebrities
  • After recent wedding, Swiss skier is now Lara Gut-Behrami

    Culture


  • Swiss voters reject 'self-determination' initiative
  • Switzerland returns ancient treasures to Egypt
  • Win a break for two to beautiful Basel in Switzerland!
  • Swiss ambassador: Switzerland curious about Chinese culture
  • Cultural Café features a look at Switzerland

    Criminal


  • The sealing of evidence under Swiss Criminal Procedure Law
  • Olympic-related meetings overshadowed by corruption charges
  • Switzerland: Debt Collection Requests And Orders To Pay – A ...
  • FIFA probe: Switzerland suspends top economic crime prosecutor
  • Swiss vote on nation's rights, cow rights

    Religion


  • Switzerland's religious decline continues – numbers by canton
  • Swiss Jews, Christians and Muslims unite for refugees
  • Churches face an uncertain future
  • 'Livable' Swiss cemetery caters to all faiths
  • Losing faith – religion declines in Switzerland

    Politics


  • Pope Francis meets with President of Switzerland
  • Swiss president chosen as 'Sign of the Year' by deaf society
  • Will not accept EU diktat, says Swiss Economics Minister
  • President Ghani off to Switzerland to attend Geneva conference
  • Switzerland Votes On Bid To Preserve Cow Horns
  • Swiss vote no in sovereignty referendum
  • Switzerland: 6 killed in house fire, cause unclear
  • Apartment fire in Switzerland kills six, including children
  • Olympic-related meetings overshadowed by corruption charges
  • Scandal Around Billionaire Prime Minister Leaves Czechs in Limbo
  • After recent wedding, Swiss skier is now Lara Gut-Behrami
  • 'Swiss-law first' referendum fails
  • Here's What to Watch in European Stocks This Morning
  • Powerful Kuwaiti IOC member to be tried in Switzerland for forgery
  • Here's What to Watch in European Stocks This Morning
  • Is The Swiss Franc Going To Fall Further?
  • Signs Mount That Switzerland's Economic Boom May Be Short-Lived
  • Wage growth slows to worst rate since 2008 crisis – UN
  • Expo 2020 to drive sustainable economic activity in post-event years
  • Swiss Franc: What Every Trader Needs to Know
  • New Trade Agenda for Advancing Economic Freedom in the World
  • Here's What to Watch in European Stocks This Morning
  • Is The Swiss Franc Going To Fall Further?
  • Bremont doubles doors with Watches of Switzerland Group on the ...
  • Barclays PB poaches Pictet's head of alternative solutions
  • Thematic Investment – Truth And Consequence
  • Vertuo so ready for investment in Switzerland
  • Managers see retail channel as next growth opportunity in Europe
  • ESR Accelerates Growth in India via US$1bn Joint Venture with ...
  • A look at unusual past referendums in Switzerland
  • No, Humans Are Probably Not All Descended From A Single Couple ...
  • Here's what Australia can learn from Canada's success with ...
  • Did a mysterious extinction event precede Adam and Eve?
  • Canada's immigration system has been a success. Here's what ...
  • Swiss voters reject cow horn initiative
  • US-China trade war could accelerate Africa sourcing
  • Singapore exports weather headwinds, beat growth expectations
  • Kabul to seek support for Afghan-led peace plan in Geneva talks
  • Signs Mount That Switzerland's Economic Boom May Be Short-Lived
  • Richemont Slumps as Cartier Owner Signals Chinese Slowdown
  • How the Apple Watch changed the world
  • Swiss pavilion planned for three major events
  • World expos: reflecting the global zeitgeist
  • SNB abandons euro peg ahead of expected ECB QE
  • Switzerland: Debt Enforcement And Bankruptcy Changes
  • Switzerland: Debt Collection Requests And Orders To Pay – A ...
  • Peter Conlon jailed for €4m embezzlement of charities' cash
  • On the Mend: Bill Requiring Delayed Reporting of Veterans' Medical ...
  • New Cryptocurrency-Based ETP Arrives in Switzerland
  • Italians rush to put money into Swiss banks as budget fears grow
  • Impact investor BlueOrchard offers more debt funding to microlender ...

    Switzerland Leaders


    President


  • Pope Francis meets with President of Switzerland
  • Will not accept EU diktat, says Swiss Economics Minister
  • Swiss president chosen as 'Sign of the Year' by deaf society

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Armenian parliament speaker receives new Switzerland envoy
  • 'Swiss-law first' referendum fails
  • Powerful Kuwaiti IOC member to be tried in Switzerland for forgery

    Prime Minister


  • Switzerland: 6 killed in house fire, cause unclear
  • Apartment fire in Switzerland kills six, including children
  • Olympic-related meetings overshadowed by corruption charges

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Here's What to Watch in European Stocks This Morning
  • Apartment fire in Switzerland kills six, including children
  • Singaporean fintechs engage with UAE digital bank

    Minister of Economy


  • Swiss reject plan to entice herders not to cut off cow and goat horns
  • Swiss Await EU Stock Market Verdict After Rejecting Isolationism
  • Israeli Minister Says He's Invited to 2019 Conference in Bahrain

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Swiss reject plan to entice herders not to cut off cow and goat horns
  • Will not accept EU diktat, says Swiss Economics Minister
  • Tradition locks horns with health and safety in crunch Swiss cow vote

    Minister of Culture


  • Germany marks 20th anniversary of Nazi looted art agreement
  • Switzerland offers support for vocational education and training in ...
  • Vocational Education & Training to Get More Support from ...

    Minister of Defense


  • Scandal Around Billionaire Prime Minister Leaves Czechs in Limbo
  • Israel on Brink of Diplomatic Ties with Bahrain
  • Saudi King Receives Credentials of a Number of Ambassadors

    Minister of Education


  • Switzerland offers support for vocational education and training in ...
  • Vocational Education & Training to Get More Support from ...
  • Singaporean fintechs engage with UAE digital bank

    Minister of Energy


  • Kuwaiti ex-minister resigns from IOC after false arbitration charge
  • Swiss voters ready to take the cow by the horns
  • Powerful Kuwaiti IOC member to be tried in Switzerland for forgery

    Minister of Finance


  • Singaporean fintechs engage with UAE digital bank
  • No bonuses for horned cows, decide Swiss voters
  • South Africa minister accuses opposition leader of inciting violence

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Swiss Authorities Retrieve and Return 26 Ancient Egyptian Treasures
  • Egypt's ambassador in Switzerland recovers 26 ancient artifacts
  • Egypt Recovers 26 Ancient Artifacts From Switzerland

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Weapons exports: Switzerland may back down on relaxation of rules
  • Russia loses to South Korea's Kim Jong-yang in bid to lead global ...
  • Netanyahu said to tell ministers he may not be able to hold coalition ...

    Minister of Justice


  • Switzerland LOSES referendum to protect sovereignty opening ...
  • 'Swiss law first' initiative given short shrift at polls
  • Swiss vote against right-wing plan opposing international law

    Minister of Health


  • Tradition locks horns with health and safety in crunch Swiss cow vote
  • Scandal Around Billionaire Prime Minister Leaves Czechs in Limbo
  • 'Swiss-law first' referendum fails

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Bizarre or idealistic? Swiss initiatives come in all forms
  • How Swiss cities could still improve rankings
  • Singaporean fintechs engage with UAE digital bank

    Minister of Sports


  • Olympic-related meetings overshadowed by corruption charges
  • Powerful Kuwaiti IOC member to be tried in Switzerland for forgery
  • Olympic powerbroker indicted, faces Swiss forgery trial

    Director of State Security Service


  • Russian security service and space agency in conflict over private ...
  • National security reviews 2018: United States
  • To catch a fugitive official, China holds his two American children

    Chairman National Bank


  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Dec 27
  • Swiss franc still highly valued, but no policy change
  • Is The Swiss Franc Going To Fall Further?

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Webster Geneva Honors the 100th Commemoration of the End of ...
  • Qatar donates $1m for International, Impartial and Independent ...
  • As UN Bans Inner City Press E-Asks Spox Dujarric of Cameroon Bali ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • 'Swiss-law first' referendum fails
  • Switzerland: 6 killed in house fire, cause unclear
  • Facebook employees blame Sheryl Sandberg for company's downfall

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Mitsubishi Motors ousts Ghosn as chairman
  • Antonin Scalia Fast Facts
  • Facebook employees blame Sheryl Sandberg for company's downfall

    Opposition


  • Swiss vote on going it alone in sovereignty referendum
  • Swiss vote no in sovereignty referendum
  • Press round-up: 'Swiss law first' result a 'slap in the face' for SVP

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Swiss Franc - A Star Of The Next Cycle
  • Black Friday or 'Fair Friday' — which one do you want?
  • The Economic Week Ahead
  • Fundamentals to watch out for this week
  • Importance of environmental sector increasing
  • Is The Swiss Franc Going To Fall Further?
  • Minimum wage law ensures just redistribution of GDP
  • Swiss oil trader accused of profiting from ties to elites in Kazakhstan
  • Swiss Franc - A Star Of The Next Cycle
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    Investment

  • Bremont doubles doors with Watches of Switzerland Group on the ...
  • Barclays PB poaches Pictet's head of alternative solutions
  • Thematic Investment – Truth And Consequence
  • Vertuo so ready for investment in Switzerland
  • Managers see retail channel as next growth opportunity in Europe
  • ESR Accelerates Growth in India via US$1bn Joint Venture with ...
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    Demographics

  • A look at unusual past referendums in Switzerland
  • No, Humans Are Probably Not All Descended From A Single Couple ...
  • Here's what Australia can learn from Canada's success with ...
  • Did a mysterious extinction event precede Adam and Eve?
  • Canada's immigration system has been a success. Here's what ...
  • Swiss voters reject cow horn initiative
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    Export/Import

  • US-China trade war could accelerate Africa sourcing
  • Singapore exports weather headwinds, beat growth expectations
  • Kabul to seek support for Afghan-led peace plan in Geneva talks
  • Signs Mount That Switzerland's Economic Boom May Be Short-Lived
  • Richemont Slumps as Cartier Owner Signals Chinese Slowdown
  • How the Apple Watch changed the world
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    Public Spending

  • Swiss pavilion planned for three major events
  • World expos: reflecting the global zeitgeist
  • SNB abandons euro peg ahead of expected ECB QE
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    Public Debt

  • Switzerland: Debt Enforcement And Bankruptcy Changes
  • Switzerland: Debt Collection Requests And Orders To Pay – A ...
  • Peter Conlon jailed for €4m embezzlement of charities' cash
  • On the Mend: Bill Requiring Delayed Reporting of Veterans' Medical ...
  • New Cryptocurrency-Based ETP Arrives in Switzerland
  • Italians rush to put money into Swiss banks as budget fears grow
  • Impact investor BlueOrchard offers more debt funding to microlender ...
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-05-31CHGDP Growth Rate QoQ Q10.60%0.60%01
    2018-05-31CHGDP Growth Rate YoY Q11.90%2.30%01
    2018-05-31CHRetail Sales MoM APR0.20%01
    2018-05-31CHRetail Sales YoY APR-0.20%01
    2018-05-30CHKOF Leading Indicators MAY105.3106.401
    2018-05-30CHEconomic Sentiment Index MAY7.217.301
    2018-05-29CHBalance of Trade APRCHF1.8B01
    2018-05-28CHNon Farm Payrolls Q14.962M4.975M01
    2018-05-25CHIndustrial Orders YoY Q119.60%01
    2018-05-25CHIndustrial Production YoY Q18.70%6.69%01