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Start-up support Swiss venture capital funding breaks CHF2 billion barrier

Swiss start-ups and young companies attracted nearly CHF2.3 billion ($2.4 billion) from deep-pocketed investors last year. The figure is nearly ...

This content was published on January 28, 2020 12:28 PM

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Multinationals Restructuring at Philip Morris to hit 265 jobs

Tobacco giant Philip Morris says 265 jobs in Switzerland will be affected by restructuring plans.

This content was published on January 27, 2020 12:19 PM

Medical samples Swiss Post drone deliveries to resume after crashes

Swiss Post drone deliveries of medical samples to hospitals are to resume on Monday, after being suspended since May 2019 in the wake of two crashes.

This content was published on January 25, 2020 4:17 PM

International trade WTO members agree on temporary body to settle disputes

World Trade Organization members, including Switzerland, the EU and China, have agreed on a temporary fix to break the appeals system gridlock.

This content was published on January 24, 2020 2:33 PM

Climate and emissions Switzerland and EU link CO2 emissions trading schemes

Since January 1, Swiss companies have been participating in the European Union emissions trading scheme.

Collectors’ delight Swiss coins commemorate Roger Federer and Albert Einstein

Another 37,000 coins featuring tennis star Roger Federer – the first living person to receive that honor – went on sale on Thursday, according ...

This content was published on January 23, 2020 11:30 AM

Business environment Swiss businesses and start-ups set record in 2019

Entrepreneurs are thriving in Switzerland, with a record number of companies launched in 2019 and unprecedented investment pumped into start-ups.

This content was published on January 23, 2020 10:00 AM

Hefty bill Negative interest rates have cost Swiss banks CHF8 billion

Swiss banks have been forced to fork out CHF8 billion in negative interest fees since the Swiss National Bank (SNB) imposed its policy in 2015.

This content was published on January 22, 2020 1:55 PM