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11.11.2016

Lugano: 20 million francs fraud by two companies

New financial scandal broke out in Lugano. A survey coordinated by Attorney General John Noseda is verifying two companies, Invensys and Invensys Asset Management SA. According to investigators, as reported by the RSI, the two companies would be used to raise money, used for personal purposes or to pay back those who asked for the return.

 
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09.11.2016

Swiss government stopped "sovereign money" project

The Swiss government rejected a popular initiative that would transform the monetary system and end fractional-reserve banking, according to its dispatch to Parliament, on Wednesday.  The government said the "sovereign money" proposal to end fractional-reserve banking would complicate the SNB's monetary policy and put the Swiss economy at risk.

 
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09.11.2016

US elections: economic and market implications

Donald Trump is the winner of the US presidential election, with a much greater margin than any poll had suggested. In addition, both houses of Congress fell to the Republican party, giving him the maximum possible support in office. Markets are shocked and eager to learn what of his radical agenda will be implemented, when and how.

 
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09.11.2016

Why should you look at Technology Indexes?

Technology is increasingly dominating every sector of the economy. There are many published studies about the importance of technology for the next years. Accenture Technology R&D published this year a report where it is highlighted that according to their global technology survey of more than 3.100 IT and business executives, 86 percent of the executives anticipate that the pace of technology change will increase rapidly or at an unprecedented rate in their industry over the next three years

 
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09.11.2016

Trump President – what to expect from the markets

The polls and the market got it all wrong “Again”. From the start of his run as a republican candidate to the final minutes of his campaign, Donald Trump was never really taken as a serious contender to the white house, and here we are. In the face of the surprise, equity markets corrected over 5% during the night with US futures temporarily suspended

 
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09.11.2016

Swiss tax authorities decided non to appeal UBS in French probe

The Swiss federal tax administration (FTA) decided not to appeal against a court decision to let UBS inspect files and receive information in a tax investigation by French tax authorities, FTA said on Monday. Swiss law generally requires banks to automatically hand over client information without a right to be involved in such cases.

 
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09.11.2016

Are you ready for FINFRAG? (By Point Nine)

After the 2007/2008 crisis that led the financial markets to chaos, there was an urge for the implementation of regulatory reforms to recreate a stable and efficient financial system. In reaction, the U.S.A. passed the of Dodd-Frank Act in 2010, and the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (“EMIR”) in 2012 in the US and EU respectively are some examples of how the Regulators aim to set strict rules for the entire financial system in view of avoiding another crisis.

 
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09.11.2016

Technical analysis : USD/CAD unchanged on Election day

The US Dollar was almost frozen against all other currencies, including the Canadian Dollar, as the currency exchange rate was only four pips higher than the opening price by mid-Tuesday. Although, the pair experienced some volatility, it does not even matter, if the US presidential elections are being taken into account. The whole basis and policy of the largest economy in the world is about to be changed or enforced even further by the results of the election, which will come in the upcoming hours. If Clinton wins, the Greenback will surge, and vice versa in case of a Trump victory.  

 
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08.11.2016

Seminar Trading ideas for 2017: Lantern Fund Forum, 21st November at 16:30 (by IG Bank)

During this seminar we will analyze the current market trend on major stock indices, currency pairs and commodities using a combination of Macro and technical analysis. You will also familiarize with a number of tools, indicators and methodology useful to profit in financial markets

 
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08.11.2016

Equatorial Guinea accused Swiss and French media of conspirancy

The Government of Equatorial Guinea accused "French lobby groups, with the complicity of Swiss media and institutions," of conspiring in "a false and wholly negative media campaign" against the country's Vice-President, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue.  In a statement released on Monday night, the government condemned actions by France and Switzerland that it said were designed to influence the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague as it deliberates over the case brought by Equatorial Guinea against France. 

 
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