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      Switzerland to rework relations with EU at Gotthard tunnel opening

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      Malaysia letters deepen mystery over fate of 1MDB cash

      The fate of more than $1bn paid out by Malaysia’s scandal-hit 1MDB state investment fund has come under a fresh...

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    1. May 27, 2016

      ETFs help London to eclipse China for Swiss gold imports

      London has overtaken the traditional gold centres of India and China for shipments of bars from refineries in...

    2. May 27, 2016

      EFG’s Strähle hopes to navigate past 1MDB scandal

      Being a Swiss banker, Joachim Strähle starts work early. This week, the chief executive of Zürich-based EFG...

    3. May 27, 2016

      Geneva attracts homebuyers seeking a safe alternative to London

      Geneva’s Alpine scenery comforted and stirred the Romantic poet Lord Byron after he was exiled from England in 1816,...

    4. May 26, 2016

      Universal basic income: Money for nothing

      Switzerland’s traditionally conservative electorate will next month vote on the superficially preposterous idea of...

    5. Fast FT

      May 26, 2016

      Brexit: Leave beating Remain on fundraising

      The Leave campaign continues to out-fundraise its rivals in the Remain camp, according to donations data published by...

    6. May 24, 2016

      1MDB entanglement provides last act for Swiss bank BSI

      Switzerland’s BSI private bank was founded more than 140 years ago. After becoming embroiled in Malaysia’s 1MDB...

    7. May 24, 2016

      Q&A: How scandal in Malaysia hit a Swiss private bank

      Regulators in Europe and Asia have cracked down on BSI, the Swiss private bank, over alleged money-laundering failings...

    8. May 24, 2016

      Regulators accuse Swiss bank BSI over 1MDB scandal

      Authorities in Europe and Asia have taken dramatic action against Swiss private bank BSI, accusing it of serious...

    9. Fast FT

      May 24, 2016

      Singapore and Swiss authorities crack down on BSI amid 1MDB probe

      Authorities in Singapore and Switzerland have imposed fines on Swiss private bank BSI after ruling it has committed...

    10. May 19, 2016

      Technip and FMC combine to survive oil industry slump

      In the oil industry slump, the most vulnerable sector of all is probably offshore development. Activity onshore in...

    11. Fast FT

      May 19, 2016

      Cheap dates, sin and phones: Deutsche's global price list

      Thrifty souls can expect a dull and lonely time in Switzerland, Denmark and Japan, where “cheap dates” are the most...

    12. FT Alphaville

      May 19, 2016

      Venezuela's reserve liquidation in one chart

      Venezuela is in dire straits. Once one of the richest countries in the western hemisphere, the average wage is now...

    13. Fast FT

      May 12, 2016

      LafargeHolcim Q1 results disappoint as EM sales bite

      Operating profitability at LafargeHolcim came up short in the first quarter as the world’s biggest cement maker...

    14. May 10, 2016

      Russian gang suspected of scam in ICE market

      Intercontinental Exchange’s London futures market has been used as a front for Russian organised crime, according to...

    15. Fast FT

      May 10, 2016

      Go long: Switzerland to issue 2058 bonds

      Long-dated bonds are so hot right now. Switzerland is set to issue bonds maturing in 2058, the latest in a series of...

    16. May 9, 2016

      Tory peer dismisses Brexit risk to banks and points up SME fears

      Investment banks based in the UK would “not have a major problem” if Britain opted to leave the EU, according to a...

    17. Fast FT

      May 9, 2016

      SMEs 'squeezed out' by EU regulation - Lord Flight

      Large investment banks with an “oligopolistic position” in Europe are “understandably” in favour of staying in the...

    18. Fast FT

      May 9, 2016

      Michel Platini to step down from Uefa

      Uefa president Michel Platini is set to resign as the head of football in Europe after failing to overturn his ban from...

    19. Fast FT

      May 9, 2016

      Swiss deflation shallower than feared

      Switzerland is still stuck in deflation. But prices are sliding at the most modest pace since the start of 2015....

    20. Fast FT

      May 5, 2016

      Payrolls and holidays keep lid on most markets

      European and US equity gauges are firmer, rallying off three week lows, as easing growth concerns help boost oil...

    21. May 4, 2016

      IMD appoints Jean-François Manzoni as president

      Switzerland’s IMD, one of the world’s top business schools for executive education, has hired a former member of its...

    22. May 3, 2016

      UBS: cloudier cuckoo land

      In Graham Greene’s The Third Man, the anti-hero Harry Lime disparages placid Switzerland, by comparison with turbulent...

    23. Fast FT

      May 3, 2016

      Archer Daniels Midland hurt by weak grain export

      The agricultural merchant Archer Daniels Midland earned its weakest quarterly profit in almost three years after...

    24. Fast FT

      May 3, 2016

      Just Eat lifts guidance after hiking commission fees

      Just Eat, Europe’s largest online takeaway group, has jacked up its 2016 earnings guidance after hiking the fees it...

    25. May 1, 2016

      Pictet & Cie to allow clients to domicile wealth in UK

      Pictet & Cie, Switzerland’s largest independent private bank, will allow clients to domicile wealth in the UK, in a...

    26. April 29, 2016

      Happy anniversary to the Bund tantrum

      Happy Bund tantrum anniversary, everyone. A year ago, German bonds began a sell-off — a sickening one for those owning...

    27. April 29, 2016

      Bohemian Zurich: where to buy in the city of bankers and artists

      In 1916 Vladimir Lenin — exiled from Russia — decamped to Zurich. By day he haunted the bookstacks of the city’s...

    28. Fast FT

      April 29, 2016

      The Great Bund Tantrum: one year on

      Happy Bund tantrum anniversary, everyone. It’s a year since German government debt was hit with a humbling decline....

    29. April 27, 2016

      Britain lags behind in female board hires

      Britain has fallen from sixth to eighth in a ranking of female board representation in 12 European countries — despite...

    30. Fast FT

      April 26, 2016

      Credit Suisse poaches UBS managers in Mexico

      Credit Suisse has poached at least a dozen* wealth managers in Mexico from rival UBS, intensifying the scramble by...

    31. Fast FT

      April 25, 2016

      GE to raise $829m from Czech bank IPO

      General Electric is set to raise about $829m from the IPO of its Czech banking business, which it is floating as part...

    32. April 21, 2016

      Swiss private banks target overseas growth as uniqueness vanishes

      When US President Barack Obama made the case last month for the FBI to access encrypted Apple phones, he warned that if...

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      April 21, 2016

      Gove and the Albanian option

      For several weeks, the “Leave” campaign seemed to be having the better of Britain’s debate on whether to stay in the...

    34. April 20, 2016

      McDonald’s hit by French tax bill

      McDonald’s France has been sent a bill for alleged unpaid taxes, as part of a crackdown by French authorities on...

    35. FT Photo Diary

      April 20, 2016

      The Glacier Patrol race

      This photo taken with slow shutter speed shows competitors climbing on their way to the “Col De Riedmatten” pass and...

    36. April 19, 2016

      UK trade will thrive outside EU, says Gove

      Britain will move outside the EU’s single market and instead join “Bosnia, Serbia, Albania and Ukraine” in a European...

    37. April 18, 2016

      Clouds gather over Novartis as it battles series of setbacks

      Joe Jimenez is facing a battle to restore investor confidence in Novartis after a series of setbacks which have sent...

    38. April 18, 2016

      Brexit debate resonates across Alps as Swiss question EU ties

      When Swiss parliamentarians race UK counterparts in the Alpine ski resort of Davos each year, they usually outpace...

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