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  • The Michelin Guide Announces 2019 Stars for Switzerland: See the ...
  • Michelin Announces 2019 Stars for Switzerland
  • Switzerland set to share HSBC account details with India
  • This wine festival only happens once every 20 years
  • Ghosn said to have planned tax move to Switzerland

    Finance


  • Swiss Welcome Blockchain
  • Swiss stock exchange to launch new blockchain-powered exchange
  • Swiss Stock Exchange SIX Plans Blockchain Platform in H2
  • Switzerland: Using Switzerland For Asset Protection In An ...
  • Swiss Crypto Firm Pares Staff

    Celebrities


  • Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta to tie the knot on March 9, here's ...
  • Another Way to Universal Health Care
  • Ranbir Kapoor and Karan Johar to join Akash Ambani's bachelor ...
  • What 5 Celebs Packed for Their Stylish Honeymoons
  • Top Romantic Celebrity Getaway Destinations

    Culture


  • This wine festival only happens once every 20 years
  • Moving to Switzerland made me a better feminist
  • Another Way to Universal Health Care
  • Ikea to sell refurbished furniture to boost culture of recycling
  • Brexit's 'toxic uncertainty' impacts Swiss and UK scientists

    Criminal


  • Switzerland's leniency on criminals, explained
  • Switzerland and Indonesia sign deal to tackle international crime
  • Why Switzerland's war crimes office is dragging its feet
  • Sneak preview: Switzerland's new 'on-the-spot' fines for 2020
  • Misdemeanorland: Criminal Courts and Social Control in an Age of ...

    Religion


  • Losing my religion: what new stats say about faith in Switzerland
  • Religion declines further in Switzerland
  • Switzerland's commitment in the area of religion and conflict
  • Geneva to vote on divisive secularism law
  • Why Israel is a Jewish, not a white supremacist state

    Politics


  • Switzerland seizes cars owned by E. Guinea president's son
  • Crypto bickering has set Switzerland back, says CVA president
  • New President of Swiss Crypto Association Promises Change in the ...
  • Switzerland will not over-regulate fintech sector, says president
  • President Leaves for World Economic Forum Meeting in Switzerland
  • Rights group petition Switzerland President to ban Mnangagwa
  • Swiss commit $6 million to demining
  • Pashinyan Shines at World Economic Forum in Switzerland
  • Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown joins $78 billion Swiss ...
  • PM Oli off to Switzerland to attend WEF meet
  • Malaysia's former prime minister faces trial in the 1MDB scandal
  • Brexit: 'Basic questions unanswered' on Swiss trade deal
  • Switzerland ramps up preparations for no-deal Brexit
  • Swiss commit $6 million to demining
  • Pashinyan Shines at World Economic Forum in Switzerland
  • Switzerland's watch economy drops down a gear
  • IMF predicts global economic growth to slow amid trade tensions
  • Switzerland: Economy losing momentum - ING
  • Swiss Stocks End Notably Lower As Growth Worries Resurface
  • As Chinese economy slows, Swiss seek greater access
  • How Globalization Saved the World and Damned the West
  • Switzerland: Weaker economic momentum in 2019 - ING
  • Swiss investment bank Julius Baer targets £77m of cuts as profit ...
  • Crypto Startups Push Swiss VC Investments to a Record $1.25B
  • UBS bets on investment banking, wealth tie-up in bid for growth
  • Optimapharm Acquires Swiss CRO Denothex
  • Ventec Names Jürgen Knörchen Sales Director for Germany, Austria ...
  • As Chinese economy slows, Swiss seek greater access
  • MOVES-Citi names Czetwertynska head of Swiss business
  • Switzerland's prison population swells 50% in less than 30 years
  • Half of Swiss to have higher education degrees by 2037
  • Africa facing new Healthier Conflict, Population Growth – President ...
  • Explained: the referendum that aims to save the Swiss countryside
  • Potash Ore Industry Size, Global Analysis on Top Key Players ...
  • Necrotizing Fasciitis Market To Draw Lucrative Growth Rate At A ...
  • Swisscom to grow Capex in line with 5G investment plan
  • LafargeHolcim completes two further bolt-on acquisitions
  • Switzerland's watch economy drops down a gear
  • Business News 2018 Swiss Watch Exports: Strong Start, Weak Finish
  • Swiss Export Growth Strongest Since 2010
  • Swiss small businesses sound optimistic note for exports
  • World Economy Is Expected to Slow in 2019 Amid Trade Tensions ...
  • The economy: digging into our 'external imbalance'
  • Commerzbank: Chinese Imports Shifting From Hong Kong To ...
  • Swiss pavilion planned for three major events
  • World expos: reflecting the global zeitgeist
  • SNB abandons euro peg ahead of expected ECB QE
  • Why debt collection is booming in Switzerland
  • Myanmar MFI Hayman Capital raises $2m debt from Swiss ...
  • US Needs Fiscal Rules to Tackle Rising National Debt
  • Debt enforcement and bankruptcy law revisions enter into force
  • Lenders pay to lend money to Switzerland
  • Foreign governments and agencies pile into sterling bond market
  • Small-cap stocks shrug off debt concerns, for the moment
  • Limited risks from global debt boom, says Credit Suisse
  • Why debt collection is booming in Switzerland

    Switzerland Leaders


    President


  • Switzerland seizes cars owned by E. Guinea president's son
  • Crypto bickering has set Switzerland back, says CVA president
  • New President of Swiss Crypto Association Promises Change in the ...

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Russian lawmakers to hold negotiations with PACE head in ...
  • History and future of democracy
  • Blocking the Aid

    Prime Minister


  • Pashinyan Shines at World Economic Forum in Switzerland
  • PM Oli off to Switzerland to attend WEF meet
  • Swiss commit $6 million to demining

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • DPM Tharman meets Armenian prime minister, ILO director-general ...
  • DPM Tharman, Heng Swee Keat, S Iswaran to attend World ...
  • DPM Tharman, Heng Swee Keat and Iswaran to attend annual ...

    Minister of Economy


  • Quebec premier begins six-day trip to France and Switzerland on ...
  • President Leaves for World Economic Forum Meeting in Switzerland
  • Davos 2019: World leaders you WON'T be seeing at WEF and WHY ...

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Pashinyan Shines at World Economic Forum in Switzerland
  • Belgian minister Schauvliege resigns over 'school protest plot'
  • Internal EU letter says grant no concessions to Switzerland

    Minister of Culture


  • Swat valley has huge tourism potential, says Swiss ambassador
  • Indonesia, Switzerland Sign MLA Agreement
  • Davos 2019: What you need to know about 'the world's most ...

    Minister of Defense


  • Swiss army to form unit to boost cybersecurity
  • US blocks UN Security Council statement of regret after Israel ...
  • Judicial officials meet EU counterparts over ex-minister's bank ...

    Minister of Education


  • Half of Swiss to have higher education degrees by 2037
  • In Belgium, Students Are Striking For The Climate - And They've ...
  • Belgian minister Schauvliege resigns over 'school protest plot'

    Minister of Energy


  • Representatives of Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources ...
  • Azerbaijan`s Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources visits ...
  • Malaysia's former prime minister faces trial in the 1MDB scandal

    Minister of Finance


  • Malaysia's former prime minister faces trial in the 1MDB scandal
  • Switzerland set to transfer details of Indian account holders in HSBC
  • Switzerland signs more post-Brexit deals with UK

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Aubert's African adventure, a turning point for Swiss foreign policy
  • Indonesia - Swiss MLA, Hunting Stolen Assets since SBY Era
  • Switzerland Says 'Conditions for Implementation of Russian ...

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Europe's interest in FETÖ
  • Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying's Regular Press ...
  • NC objects to statements by NCP, govt on Venezuela

    Minister of Justice


  • MLA with Switzerland still distant
  • Switzerland and Indonesia sign deal to tackle international crime
  • IT'S FRAUD…late Kalenga's sons ask ACC to investigate how govt ...

    Minister of Health


  • Berset talks EU-Swiss framework deal and health in Davos
  • Half of Swiss to have higher education degrees by 2037
  • Swiss Embassy concerned about possible negative consequences ...

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Crypto Valley: Why Switzerland is a world-leading location for ...
  • Malaysia's former prime minister faces trial in the 1MDB scandal
  • Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown to Advise Private-Equity Firm

    Minister of Sports


  • When sports and politics collide -- What happened when North and ...
  • Zimbabwe sports minister Kirsty Coventry 'under pressure to resign'
  • Phil Masinga represented true spirit of South African-ness, says ...

    Director of State Security Service


  • In Belgium, Students Are Striking For The Climate - And They've ...
  • Belgian minister resigns over school-strike conspiracy claims
  • Belgian minister Schauvliege resigns over 'school protest plot'

    Chairman National Bank


  • Swiss stock exchange's blockchain bourse delays launch
  • Swiss franc weakens to 12-week low as carry trades rise
  • SNB's Jordan warns of impact from chaotic Brexit

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • UN provides 176 human rights proposals
  • Gambia's Ambassador to the Swiss Confederation Presents Letter of ...
  • Tough US warning as Security Council renews Unficyp mandate

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Foreign Banks Name New Head
  • This Day in History, Feb. 7
  • Trump cancels US delegation to Davos World Economic Forum due ...

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • SCOOP: Vijay Mallya Tried To Use 'bad Prison Condition' With The ...
  • Soon, India will get details of Mallya's Swiss bank accounts
  • Who's the daddy? Surprise in Swiss orangutan paternity test

    Opposition


  • Zimbabwe Remains In Turmoil After Unrest And Reports Of Heavy ...
  • Opposition draws the line while working with government
  • Opposition against e-voting project gathers pace

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Switzerland: Weaker economic momentum in 2019 - ING
  • Switzerland: Economy losing momentum - ING
  • Lenders pay to lend money to Switzerland
  • Switzerland January foreign currency reserves CHF 741.5 billion vs ...
  • Swiss pay more welfare than big EU states
  • Share of information and communication sector in Belarus's GDP ...
  • Swiss roofs could produce over 80% of the nation's electricity
  • Swiss solar roofs could produce 83% of all power demand
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    Investment

  • Swiss investment bank Julius Baer targets £77m of cuts as profit ...
  • Crypto Startups Push Swiss VC Investments to a Record $1.25B
  • UBS bets on investment banking, wealth tie-up in bid for growth
  • Optimapharm Acquires Swiss CRO Denothex
  • Ventec Names Jürgen Knörchen Sales Director for Germany, Austria ...
  • As Chinese economy slows, Swiss seek greater access
  • MOVES-Citi names Czetwertynska head of Swiss business
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    Demographics

  • Switzerland's prison population swells 50% in less than 30 years
  • Half of Swiss to have higher education degrees by 2037
  • Africa facing new Healthier Conflict, Population Growth – President ...
  • Explained: the referendum that aims to save the Swiss countryside
  • Potash Ore Industry Size, Global Analysis on Top Key Players ...
  • Necrotizing Fasciitis Market To Draw Lucrative Growth Rate At A ...
  • Swisscom to grow Capex in line with 5G investment plan
  • LafargeHolcim completes two further bolt-on acquisitions
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    Export/Import

  • Switzerland's watch economy drops down a gear
  • Business News 2018 Swiss Watch Exports: Strong Start, Weak Finish
  • Swiss Export Growth Strongest Since 2010
  • Swiss small businesses sound optimistic note for exports
  • World Economy Is Expected to Slow in 2019 Amid Trade Tensions ...
  • The economy: digging into our 'external imbalance'
  • Commerzbank: Chinese Imports Shifting From Hong Kong To ...
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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

  • Why debt collection is booming in Switzerland
  • Myanmar MFI Hayman Capital raises $2m debt from Swiss ...
  • US Needs Fiscal Rules to Tackle Rising National Debt
  • Debt enforcement and bankruptcy law revisions enter into force
  • Lenders pay to lend money to Switzerland
  • Foreign governments and agencies pile into sterling bond market
  • Small-cap stocks shrug off debt concerns, for the moment
  • Limited risks from global debt boom, says Credit Suisse
  • Why debt collection is booming in Switzerland
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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