Throughout history, gold has been highly valued for coinage, jewellery and the arts. Gold is considered a unique store of value and the symbol of power, strength and wealth. Since April 2001 it has more than quintupled in value, writes Nicolas Shamtanis, Dealing Room Manager at easy-forex.com.
The private collection of the Nahmad family, one of the most important art dealers in the world, is on view for the first time at the Zurich Kuntshaus.
The head of supermarket giant Coop has admitted customer trust in the brand has diminished after reports revealed that some of its stores repackaged and sold meat that had passed its sell-by date.
Switzerland's energy group Axpo said on Saturday it was stopping taking uranium fuel from Russia's Majak reprocessing plant because it lacked information about conditions there.
Switzerland's second-biggest bank Credit Suisse has sent 130 files on US clients to the Swiss tax authorities, who might forward them to their US counterparts, a Swiss weekly reported on Sunday.