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Ice build-up freezes Swiss construction

The freezing weather has brought a halt to construction all over Switzerland.

UBS and Credit Suisse in cartel probe

UBS and Credit Suisse in cartel probe

Swiss authorities said on Friday they have opened an investigation into suspected manipulation of interbank lending rates, following similar actions in other countries.

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Swiss to crack down on hooliganism

Swiss officials are hoping to crack down on hooliganism by requiring the organizers of major football and hockey matches to apply for permits.

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Strong franc slowed Swiss trade in 2011

Switzerland's trade performance was muted in 2011 as the strong Swiss franc and gloomy global economic outlook took their toll, official figures showed on Thursday.