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  1. July 27, 2014

    Odey Asset Management makes Swiss push

    Odey Asset Management has opened its first office in Switzerland following two years of strong performance for the...

  2. July 25, 2014

    Ebiking around Lake Constance

    It took me a few days to stop trying to fake it. Cycling up a steep hill to get a view of Lake Constance from the west...

  3. July 25, 2014

    The tragedy that led a countess to spend $100m fighting poverty

    Countess Albina du Boisrouvray prefers not to be called by her title. She would rather that FXB International, the...

  4. July 25, 2014

    The Tour du Mont Blanc: the ultimate cycling challenge?

    We gathered on the start line in the cold of an Alpine night. It was 4.45am, and the windows of the chalets around us in the...

  5. July 22, 2014

    Credit Suisse quits commodities trading and trims investment bank

    Credit Suisse is to withdraw from commodities trading and further trim other parts of its investment bank after recording a...

  6. July 21, 2014

    China and Switzerland sign bilateral currency swap line

    The central banks of China and Switzerland have struck a bilateral currency swap agreement, a move that advances the...

  7. July 18, 2014

    Lords’ anguish revealed in euthanasia debate

    Peers shared wrenching personal stories of suffering and loss on Friday as they debated whether “right to die” legislation...

  8. FT Tech Hub

    July 17, 2014

    Microsoft, follows Google, to grant users the "right to be forgotten"

    Forgotten about Bing? Well, Bing has not forgotten about you. Microsoft has joined Google in taking requests from European...

  9. July 7, 2014

    Archer Daniels Midland buys Wild Flavors for €2.3bn

    It is said you cannot buy good taste. Archer Daniels Midland is spending billions to prove the adage wrong. The company, one...

  10. July 7, 2014

    Swiss banks threaten freeze on US accounts over tax evasion

    Several Swiss banks have threatened to freeze American clients’ accounts unless they prove they are, or take steps to...

  11. July 3, 2014

    Scandinavian policy makers in test of resolve

    Easing by the European Central Bank may have done little to curb the euro’s strength – but it seems to have sparked a race...

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    July 2, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * Macau passes Switzerland in wealth tables | Chinese gamblers have helped catapult Macau past the central...

  13. July 2, 2014

    Macau overtakes Switzerland in income tables

    Macau has leapfrogged Switzerland to become the world’s fourth richest territory per person, according to the World Bank,...

  14. FT Photo Diary

    July 1, 2014

    Federer serves

    Toby Melville/Reuters Roger Federer of Switzerland serves during his men’s singles tennis match against Tommy Robredo of...

  15. The World

    June 23, 2014

    Ireland bags another gong: world's 'goodest' nation

    By Vincent Boland in Dublin It is tough being number one. Just ask the Irish. One of the things Ireland has had to get used...

  16. June 23, 2014

    If Finland is the best Europe can do we should be worried

    Either the World Economic Forum is wrong or Europe is in deep trouble. The latest competitiveness rankings from the Swiss...

  17. FT Alphaville

    June 18, 2014

    **The Great Camp Alphaville Robot LOTTERY!**

    *Reminder and notification of an extended deadline!* Based in New York but desperately want to hear Michael Pettis assess...

  18. June 18, 2014

    High yields lure foreign buyers to Treasuries

    Global investors have piled into US government bonds this year, drawn by the allure of high yields. When Spain’s 10-year...

  19. June 15, 2014

    Women in Business – Shira Kaplan, MBA student

    Shira Kaplan is an MBA student currently studying on the part-time programme at the University of St Gallen in Switzerland...

  20. June 13, 2014

    The beautiful, discreet enclaves where the super-rich congregate

    Between the ocean and mountains of California’s Santa Barbara County sits Montecito, a small, beautiful bubble of wealth...

  21. June 12, 2014

    KKR agrees €200m ‘rescue lending’ for Swiss group Selecta

    KKR has agreed to provide more than €200m in financing to Selecta in a deal allowing the Swiss vending-machine group to...

  22. June 11, 2014

    Germany to tighten arms export rules

    Germany is preparing to tighten regulation of the country’s arms industry after exports to countries outside the EU reached...

  23. June 11, 2014

    Wall Street loses its man in the House

    From the mountains of Switzerland to the beaches of the Hamptons, Eric Cantor mixed in the milieu of Wall Street. It might...

  24. June 9, 2014

    The legacy of an African web pioneer

    Imet Carey Eaton only once, at a conference five weeks ago in Switzerland, far from Kenya, where he grew up, lived and built...

  25. June 5, 2014

    Tweeting adults boost Panini’s World Cup sticker sales

    Ed Balls, the opposition politician who might be the UK’s next chancellor of the exchequer, made an urgent plea for more...

  26. June 3, 2014

    Blow the whistle on Fifa, please

    Ten days from now, millions of people around the globe will have their eyes fixed on Brazil as the World Cup finals begin....

  27. June 2, 2014

    Colourful world of interdealers faces deep structural changes

    The fast-growing asset management business that Terry Smith, the chief executive of Tullett Prebon will focus on when he...

  28. June 2, 2014

    Roche to buy Genia of US for up to $350m

    Roche is to buy the US gene-sequencing company Genia in a deal that could cost up to $350m, as the Swiss pharmaceuticals...

  29. May 28, 2014

    Pressure mounts on Austria to step into line on tax evasion

    Banking secrecy for Austria is “a sort of Holy Grail”, says Bruno Rossmann, a Green party politician in the federal...

  30. May 22, 2014

    Credit Suisse sells $5bn in bonds

    Credit Suisse has sold $5bn worth of bonds in its first significant senior debt sale in more than three years and only days...

  31. May 21, 2014

    Brussels dialect is a gift to the EU’s foes

    Voters this week are expected to give the EU a battering. In elections to the European Parliament, parties opposed to the EU...

  32. May 21, 2014

    Netflix to expand video streaming in Europe

    Netflix is pushing deeper into Europe with plans to launch its streaming video service in Germany, France, Belgium,...

  33. May 20, 2014

    Credit Suisse undone by ‘brazen’ misconduct

    Credit Suisse fine and reaction A combination of “brazen” misconduct and a “shamefully inadequate internal inquiry” made...

  34. May 18, 2014

    Swiss public ground Gripen deal

    The Swiss public has narrowly rejected its government’s $3.4bn plan to buy 22 Gripen fighter jets from Saab, dealing a blow...

  35. May 18, 2014

    Swiss reject highest minimum wage in world

    Switzerland’s voters have overwhelmingly turned down a plan to introduce what would have been the highest minimum wage in...

  36. May 16, 2014

    The Diary: Izabella Kaminska

    I am now a blogger-turned-event planner. The event in question is Camp Alphaville, a new real-life offshoot of the FT’s...

  37. May 16, 2014

    The empire of Alain de Botton

    On a recent Thursday morning, I flew to Amsterdam to meet the writer and philosopher Alain de Botton. As I woke up and left...

  38. May 12, 2014

    CME forges ties with settlement businesses

    CME Group has joined the financial world’s scramble to find safe assets, developing a tri-party collateral management system...

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