Geneva clamps down on tourist tricksters

Geneva clamps down on tourist tricksters

Geneva could soon introduce a law banning three card tricks in the canton, following a long battle to rid the city's streets of con-artists luring money from tourists.

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Big profit jump for Glencore

Swiss commodities giant Glencore posted Thursday a 40.7 percent jump in 2010 net profit to $3.8 billion.

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Norway scandal spoils party for Adecco

Swiss multinational staffing agency Adecco on Thursday saw its bumper profits overshadowed by problems at its Norwegian unit, which is accused of breaking labour law.