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Crisis in rear-view as Geneva car show revs up
Visitors at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. Photo: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

Crisis in rear-view as Geneva car show revs up

The front end of McLaren's brand new P1 GTR seems to form a knowing smirk, a pointer perhaps towards the race-track ready motor powering this $2 million dream car. READ  

Swiss businessman charged in art fraud case
Dmitry Rybolovlev with unidentified woman at Monaco football game last year. Photo: AFP

Swiss businessman charged in art fraud case

A prominent Swiss businessman was on Saturday charged in connection with an alleged art fraud targeting Russian oligarch and football club owner Dmitry Rybolovlev. READ  

Japan orders Novartis unit to suspend activities
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Japan orders Novartis unit to suspend activities

Japanese health authorities said Friday that they have ordered the local unit of Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis to temporarily suspend its operations for failing to report drug side effects. READ  

Glencore slashes Australian coal output
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Glencore slashes Australian coal output

Swiss-based Mining and commodities giant Glencore Xstrata says it is reducing its coal production in Australia by 15 million tonnes amid weak global demand and oversupply. READ  

Germans probe Coutts bank's Swiss branch
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Germans probe Coutts bank's Swiss branch

German prosecutors are investigating the Switzerland-based private banking arm of Coutts for allegedly helping clients avoid tax, British parent company the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) said on Thursday. READ  

EU seeks WTO aid over Russian fridge duties
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EU seeks WTO aid over Russian fridge duties

The European Union is asking the Geneva-based World Trade Organization to help settle a dispute with Russia over "excessive import duties" on refrigerators and other products. READ  

Luxury Swiss pen uses tsunami 'miracle' wood
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Luxury Swiss pen uses tsunami 'miracle' wood

Swiss-owned luxury brand Montblanc is to sell fountain pens made from a "miracle pine" tree that survived the 2011 tsunami, for a hefty $4,400, an official said, with 20 percent of takings donated to local people. READ  

Swiss agree with Italy to fight tax dodgers
Swiss Finance Minister Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf with Italian counterpart Pier Carlo Padoan. Photo: Olivier Morin/AFP

Swiss agree with Italy to fight tax dodgers

Italy and Switzerland have signed an "historic agreement" to fight tax evasion, giving Italians until September to disclose funds hidden across the border in Swiss bank accounts. READ  

 HSBC boss backs Swiss account as profits slip
HSBC chief executive Stuart Gulliver. Photo: AFP

HSBC boss backs Swiss account as profits slip

HSBC's boss on Monday fended off criticism about receiving his bonuses through a Swiss bank account held by a Panamanian-registered company, as the banking giant reported a 15-percent drop in annual net profits. READ  

HSBC CEO 'kept millions in Swiss account'
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HSBC CEO 'kept millions in Swiss account'

HSBC chief executive Stuart Gulliver, who vowed to reform the scandal-hit bank, kept millions of dollars in a Swiss account, the Guardian newspaper reported on Sunday. READ  

Swiss group Nestlé posts huge profits for 2014
Nestlé's headquarters, pictured above, are located in Vevey in the canton of Vaud. Photo: Nestlé

Swiss group Nestlé posts huge profits for 2014

The world's leading food industry group, Switzerland-based Nestlé, on Thursday posted a soaring net profit for 2014, boosted by the sell-off of its stake in French cosmetics group L'Oréal, even as sales slipped. READ  

Study: Swiss enjoy world’s best retirement
Switzerland topped the Global Retirement Index. Photo: Lending Memo

Study: Swiss enjoy world’s best retirement

Switzerland is the best place in the world to spend your retirement, according to a global study. READ  

Swiss Leaks
HSBC Geneva searched in global scandal probe
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HSBC Geneva searched in global scandal probe

Investigators launched a search of British banking giant HSBC's Geneva offices on Wednesday as part of a money laundering probe following allegations the bank helped clients evade millions of dollars in taxes, Swiss prosecutors said. READ  

France pursues Swiss-based UBS trio
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France pursues Swiss-based UBS trio

French judges on Tuesday issued arrest warrants for three former managers at Swiss bank UBS over allegations it helped customers hide money from the taxman in Switzerland. READ  

Ex-HSBC chief quits post amid tax scandal
Stephen Green wth UK PM David Cameron. Photo: AFP

Ex-HSBC chief quits post amid tax scandal

HSBC's former chief executive and chairman, Stephen Green, the man at the centre of the SwissLeaks tax scandal in Britain, on Saturday stepped down from his role at finance lobby group TheCityUK. READ  

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