Switzerland Headlines

  • Frontrunning: November 22

    Uber Is Facing Yet Another Irate UK Watchdog (BBG) Oil Is Heading Towards a Two-Year High (BBG) Regulators to press Uber after it admits covering up data breach (Reuters) FOMO Fails to Drive European Stocks While Rest of World Parties (BBG) Putin Hosts Assad in Sochi Ahead of Syria Summit (WSJ) UK Sets Aside Extra £3 Billion to Prepare for Brexit (BBG) Effort to Block AT&T-Time Warner Deal Gets Mixed Reception (WSJ) Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa to be sworn in as president on Friday...

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  • Sochi gold medalist among 4 Russians banned for doping

    The International Olympic Committee has banned four more Russians for doping at the 2014 Sochi Games, including a gold medalist.

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  • Geopolitical Risk Highest “In Four Decades” – Gold Demand in Germany and Globally to Remain Robust

    Geopolitical risk highest "in four decades" should push gold higher - Citi - Elections, political and macroeconomic crises and war lead to gold investment- Political uncertainty in Germany means "gold likely to remain in good demand as a safe haven" say Commerzbank-  “There has rarely been such political uncertainty in Germany at any time in the country’s post-war history” - Commerzbank- Reduce counter party risk: own safe haven allocated and segregated gold Editor: Mark O'Byrne The...

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  • The Latest: UN Syria envoy plans 2 rounds of talks

    The Latest on Syria talks (all times local):

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  • Smalling confident club form can lead to England recall

    (Reuters) - Defender Chris Smalling believes his performances for Manchester United showcase his abilities, insisting he has nothing to prove to England manager Gareth Southgate after being omitted for the national team's last two friendlies.

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  • UN envoy for Syria urges opposition to unite before talks

    The United Nations envoy for Syria has urged Syrian opposition groups at the opening of a meeting hosted in the Saudi capital to come up with a united delegation for the Geneva talks later this month.

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  • U.S. FDA approves first two-drug HIV regimen in win for GSK

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first two-drug regimen to treat HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, aimed at lessening the side effect burden of current treatments that combine three or four medicines.

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  • Australia's Victoria state closer to legalising assisted death

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's second-largest state on Wednesday took another step towards adopting a law allowing voluntary assisted dying for terminally ill patients.

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  • Australia's Victoria state closer to legalizing assisted death

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's second-largest state on Wednesday took another step towards adopting a law allowing voluntary assisted dying for terminally ill patients.

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  • Australia's Victoria state closer to legalizing assisted death

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's second-largest state on Wednesday took another step towards adopting a law allowing voluntary assisted dying for terminally ill patients.

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  • U.S. FDA approves first two-drug HIV regimen from GSK

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the first two-drug regimen to treat HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, aimed at lessening the side effect burden of current treatments that combine three or four medicines.

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  • JPMorgan Capitulates, May Help Clients Trade Bitcoin Futures (For A Fee)

    On September 12, Jamie Dimon caused a stir (and selloff) within the cryptocurrency community when he lashed out at bitcoin, calling it a "fraud" which is "worse than tulip bulbs, predicting "it won't end well", will "blow up" and "someone is going to get killed." Oh, and just to make it clear, "any JPM trader caught trading bitcoin" would be "fired for being stupid." After briefly plunging, since then the price of Bitcoin has doubled, and earlier today, Bloomberg quoted money manager David Kotok...

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  • U.S. jury clears ex-Swiss banker of aiding tax dodgers

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former Swiss banker was found not guilty on Tuesday of U.S. charges that he conspired to help Americans hide millions of dollars in offshore accounts to evade taxes.

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  • Soccer: Mourinho hopes Smalling avoids England call-up to prevent injury

    (Reuters) - Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said he hoped defender Chris Smalling did not get called up by England because his players often returned from international duty with "real injuries".

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  • U.S. FDA approves first two-drug HIV regimen

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the first two-drug regimen to treat HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, aimed at easing the side effects for long-term patients who are on the standard treatment involving three or more drugs.

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  • U.S. jury finds former Swiss banker not guilty of aiding tax fraud

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former Swiss banker was found not guilty on Tuesday of U.S. charges that he conspired to help Americans hide millions of dollars in offshore accounts to evade taxes.

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  • Venezuela arrests head of U.S. refiner Citgo in graft sweep

    Venezuelan authorities on Tuesday arrested the acting president of its U.S.-based refiner Citgo and five of the subsidiary's top executives as part of a spiraling corruption purge in the OPEC country's oil industry.

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  • Just one password? Swiss groups plan single online identity

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss consumers will be able to use a single digital identity to buy online products and services under a project unveiled on Tuesday by nine big companies.

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  • Just one password? Swiss groups plan single online identity

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss consumers will be able to use a single digital identity to buy online products and services under a project unveiled on Tuesday by nine big companies.

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  • Brexit gets real for drugmakers as regulator moves to Amsterdam

    LONDON (Reuters) - Drugmakers are racing to implement Brexit contingency plans to prepare for a jolt to their regulatory system as the European Medicines Agency is uprooted from London to Amsterdam.

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  • Roche, AbbVie leukemia drug superior to older medicine in study

    (Reuters) - Patients with a type of leukemia that had relapsed who received the new drug Venclexta in combination with Rituxan went significantly longer without the disease worsening than those treated with Rituxan and Treanda, according to interim results from a pivotal late stage study released on Tuesday.

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  • FIFA panel bans three former soccer officials for life

    ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA's ethics watchdogs have banned three former soccer officials from Guam, Nicaragua and Venezuela for life as part of efforts to address widespread corruption in the sport, the world football governing body said on Tuesday.

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  • Why Cryptos Will Not Replace Gold As A Store Of Value

    Why Cryptos Will Not Replace Gold As A Store Of Value - Gold versus Bitcoin: The pro-gold argument takes shape- Why cryptocurrencies will not replace gold as a store of value- Similarities between crypto and gold but that does not make them substitutes- Gold remains a highly liquid market, cryptocurrencies continue to be fragmented and difficult to spend- Bitcoin  does not make it an effective hedge against stocks- Gold coins and bars cannot be hacked and vaults are insured This weekend saw...

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  • FIFA panel bans 3 former soccer officials for life

    ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA's ethics watchdogs have banned three former soccer officials from Guam, Nicaragua and Venezuela for life as part of efforts to address widespread corruption in the sport, the world football governing body said on Tuesday.

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