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A Geneva auction firm specializing in the surging market for pre-1917 Russian cultural objects, paintings and documents said on Tuesday its latest sale had fetched a house record of 3.8 million Swiss francs ($4.25 million). Top objects auctioned
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World Economic Forum (WEF) founder Klaus Schwab has waded into the global data spying issue, calling for real debate about the dangers of the end of privacy and the impact on society. The annual Davos event might even have been bugged, he said. [...
Switzerland's economy grew a touch more than expected in the third quarter on the back of a pick-up in exports of goods and government spending...Analysts polled by Reuters had forecast quarterly growth of 0.4 per cent on average, while the year-on-
France's prosecutor has opened a tax-evasion probe into Dominique Reyl, chairman of Swiss private bank Reyl, as part of a broader investigation into a former French budget minister's undeclared Swiss bank account, a judicial source told Reuters.
The gap between men and women has narrowed slightly in the past year in most countries. According to a World Economic Forum (WEF) report, Iceland, Finland and Norway top the list of 136 nations, based on political participation, economic equality and
Justice Department is making inquiries into allegations of foreign exchange rate manipulation centered on the Swiss franc but has left the heavy lifting to Europe, according to a source familiar with the probe. The Justice Department spoke with
At the same time, organisers of an initiative for an unconditional basic income for everyone were handing in 126,000 signatures to the Federal Chancellery. Swiss voters will now have their say on whether to give every legal resident in Switzerland
International Geneva International Geneva is witnessing a flurry of intellectual' initiatives that the Swiss authorities hope will help strengthen its long-term attractiveness to fend off stiff international competition from cities like Copenhagen
Death penalty drug The Swiss parliament wants to prevent pharmaceutical companies from supplying drugs used for the execution of prisoners...The Senate is expected to wrap up the issue later this month. [...]