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06.10.2016

Easyjet: profit falls after Brexit

EasyJet is enduring a very challenging period.  The low cost company flew a record 22 million passengers in the three months to Sept. 30, but revenue per seat fell by 8.7% from the same period last year, at constant currency as EasyJet has invested in pricing in order to boost passenger numbers. This included a strong load factor of 93.9%, with passengers benefitting from low fares across its network. 

 
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06.10.2016

Swiss health insurance will be

Health insurance premiums will rise, on average, by 4.5% next year in Switzerland. In Ticino, however, the increase will be 5.7%, while in the Grisons 5.4%, as announced by the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) in recent days. The average increase expected for 2017 concerns the so-called standard premium, ie the one for the basic insurance of an adult person with a deductible of CHF 300 and accident cover.

 
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06.10.2016

"Gut feelings" determines the fortune of Traders

Financial traders can be better than machine, according to research published in Scientific Reports "People with greater sensitivity to interoceptive signals … perform better in laboratory studies of risky decision-making" and a sixth sense, or just a gut feeling, is the best friend for a trader. Researchers from the universities of Cambridge and Sussex in England and Australia’s Queensland University of Technology found that the best traders are aware of their bodies’ signals, even if unconsciously, and use them to make more money.

 
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06.10.2016

$90 mln fine for Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse was fined $90 million by SEC, admitting wrongdoing after an investigation by U.S. regulators found the bank misrepresented how it determined a performance metric in its wealth management business to investors. Former Credit Suisse executive Rolf Bogli, who didn’t admit or deny the findings, also agreed to settle and pay US$80,000 for his role in the violations.

 
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06.10.2016

Stadler signed big deal in UK

Abellio, british rail operator and swiss Stadler Rail announced on October 5 to have signed the agreement worth more than £600m (CHF 762 mln) to supply 378 multiple-unit cars for the next East Anglia franchise. In this way all existing trains on the Greater Anglia rail route will be replaced within the next four years.

 
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06.10.2016

Theresa May: new Britain for British

Theresa May outlined a vision for Britain after Brexit in the speech to Tory conference during its annual convention yesterday. British Prime Minister said the vote for Brexit was a rejection, not just of the European Union, but of an entire social and economic order. “It was about a sense – deep, profound and let’s face it often justified – that many people have today that the world works well for a privileged few, but not for them.

 
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05.10.2016

Recession is away from Swiss companies

The 300 largest European and American companies have recorded a decrease in revenues in the first half, due to the fall of oil prices and commodities. The performance of Swiss companies has been rather bucking. The European groups have suffered a drop in sales by 4.6% year on year, as indicated by the consulting company EY in a statement today. For American companies the drop was 0.4%, while the 23 Swiss companies included in the ranking registered 9.5% up. Glencore and Nestlé set out in the European top ten, respectively in fifth and ninth.

 
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05.10.2016

Bundesbank denies QE tapering rumours

"Pure fantasy," in this way Michel Best,  Bundesbank spokesman denied the rumor that European Central Bank (ECB) might be considering a taper after the bond buying program gets concluded in March 2017, which would be earlier than expected.

 
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05.10.2016

Forex: USD/JPY in limbo ahead of ADP data

Some hawkish comments from the Fed caused the Greenback to add more than 120 pips against the Yen yesterday, nearly managing to retake the 103.00 mark. Even though technical indicators are no longer giving bearish signals, a possibility of bears taking over still exists. Nonetheless, a tough support cluster around the 102.00 major level is more than capable of handling any bearish development, while gains could potentially extend towards 103.75, where the monthly R1 coincides with the weekly R3 and the 100-day SMA. Moreover, the 104.00 level also represents significant psychological resistance, which remained intact for more than two months now. 

 
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05.10.2016

Argentina enters Euro Bond market

Argentina opened books on a dual-tranche euro-denominated bond, maturing in January 2022 and January 2027 The 10-year issue is being marketed around 5.625% and the 5-year at a yield of 4.5% area. The issue is managed by BBVA, BNP Paribas and Credit Suisse. Sovereign debt is rated B3 (stable) by Moody's and B- (stable) by Standard and Poor's.

 
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