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    1. July 28, 2015

      Appetite for mobile apps sees profit surge at Domino’s Pizza

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    2. July 28, 2015

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    4. July 24, 2015

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    5. July 23, 2015

      Syngenta says performance backs case against Monsanto bid

      Syngenta, the Swiss agricultural seeds and chemicals group, made its case against an unsolicited $45bn takeover bid...

    6. July 23, 2015

      Credit Suisse Q2 results hand Tidjane Thiam a strong start

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    7. July 22, 2015

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      July 20, 2015

      Extraordinary FIFA Meeting

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    9. July 19, 2015

      Ineos chief makes case for UK to leave European Union

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    10. July 19, 2015

      Movers & shakers: July 20

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    11. July 19, 2015

      Syz: Bankers abused the Swiss label of quality

      The Swiss private banking industry is still reeling from a US clampdown on hundreds of institutions accused of helping...

    12. July 19, 2015

      Brevan Howard switch ends talk of London exodus

      Brevan Howard’s decision to move some of its most senior traders back to London from Geneva will put paid to the idea...

    13. July 17, 2015

      Ex-Fifa official to face charges in US

      Jeffrey Webb, a former Fifa vice-president, has arrived in the US from Switzerland to face corruption charges for his...

    14. July 16, 2015

      Fifa shuffles along road to rehabilitation

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    15. July 16, 2015

      Swatch: moment of reckoning

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    16. July 16, 2015

      Switzerland extradites first Fifa official to US

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    17. July 14, 2015

      Former HSBC chairman admits mistakes over acquisitions

      The former HSBC chairman and chief executive Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint has admitted to making mistakes on some of...

    18. July 13, 2015

      Investors step up bid to block Sika deal

      The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust and Cascade Investment, Sika investors, have stepped up their attempts to...

    19. July 12, 2015

      The digital revolution liberating Latin American people

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    20. July 12, 2015

      Governments roll out red carpet for rich foreigners

      When George Osborne last Wednesday announced a shake-up of tax rules for foreigners living in Britain, the chancellor...

    21. July 10, 2015

      Murray dispatched from court of princely Federer

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    22. July 8, 2015

      Cities are hard to see through skyscrapers

      Everywhere one ventures in cities, skyscrapers are being built or planned. Even Paris is getting one. The French...

    23. July 7, 2015

      No rush for havens despite signs of doom

      Greece, Puerto Rico and China offer a steady stream of doom as prices in all three plunge, at least when allowed. But...

    24. July 3, 2015

      Thiam prepares to apply ‘ruthless’ streak to Credit Suisse

      Credit Suisse’s new chief executive Tidjane Thiam has played down expectations that he will make deep cuts to its...

    25. July 1, 2015

      Greenberg’s Ace buys insurer Chubb for $28.3bn

      The dealmaking rush in global insurance reached new levels on Wednesday when Ace agreed to buy its New York-listed...

    26. June 29, 2015

      A boot camp for billionaires anxious to stay ahead

      It is an overcast morning, and about 20 casually dressed men and women are standing on a terrace enjoying a break from...

    27. June 29, 2015

      Change in the air for Credit Suisse as Tidjane Thiam takes helm

      Credit Suisse’s new chief executive has already surprised colleagues by showing up at the bank’s Zurich headquarters a...

    28. June 22, 2015

      Swiss franc resists attempts to weaken

      When you scale a mountain, the challenge resides in climbing back down. That is proving the case for Switzerland’s...

    29. June 19, 2015

      Swiss property: Art and architecture make Basel a class act

      In Basel, the “Altstadt” skyline is low and even, yet it is boldly interrupted by the tall, white, recently completed...

    30. June 15, 2015

      Central banks enter the unknown with sub-zero rates

      For years, central bankers have treated the fabled interest rate known as the “zero lower bound” as if it were a...

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      June 15, 2015

      Live Q&A: Are quotas needed to achieve equality?

      Should governments introduce quotas to increase the number of women on company boards? On Thursday, 18th June 2015,...

    32. June 14, 2015

      Movers & shakers: June 15

      Lesley Williams is to become the first woman to chair the National Association of Pension Funds, which represents more...

    33. June 8, 2015

      Shire weighs on FTSE 100 amid bidding war fears

      Shire led the FTSE 100 lower on Monday on fears it could be drawn into a bidding war. The drugmaker dropped 2.8 per...

    34. June 8, 2015

      Monsanto targets tax inversion strategy with Syngenta offer

      Monsanto, the US agricultural seeds and chemicals company, is pursuing a “tax inversion” acquisition of rival Syngenta,...

    35. June 8, 2015

      Crude slide bolsters Trafigura’s profits and trading margins

      Trafigura has posted record half-year profits and a doubling of trading margins, illustrating how one of the world’s...

    36. June 5, 2015

      Week in Review, June 6

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. HSBC pays SFr40m over...

    37. June 5, 2015

      Manufactured, assembled and decorated — in 28.5 seconds

      Swatch has confirmed plans to double the manufacturing capacity behind its Sistem51 watch, in a move that is expected...

    38. June 4, 2015

      Swiss prosecutor blames weak laws for failure to convict HSBC

      HSBC has paid SFr40m ($43m) in compensation to the Geneva prosecutor to resolve a high-profile money laundering...

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