Zürich zoo celebrates gorilla birth

Zürich zoo celebrates gorilla birth

A gorilla at Zürich Zoo has given birth to her first ever child, zoo authorities announced on Tuesday.

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Swiss Re: NZ quake will cost $800 million

Reinsurer Swiss Re has said the New Zealand earthquake would cost insurers up to $12 billion, with its own bill reaching $800 million.

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Swiss banker in US tax probe

US investigators on Tuesday lodged a legal complaint against a Credit Suisse banker for fraud while working for UBS, a week after indicting four of his colleagues.

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Optimism dominates in Geneva

Top car makers took a bullish outlook at the Geneva Motor Show on Tuesday, as the industry lined up 170 model launches with an eye on thriftier hybrid vehicles and, above all, emerging markets.