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31.10.2016

Us economy growth pick up in Q3

The US economy expanded at its fastest pace since 2014 in the Q3 of 2016 amid higher exports and a rise in inventory investment, official data revealed on Friday.  The nation’s total economic output expanded at a 2.9% annual rate from July through September, the Commerce Department said Friday. The figure beat analyst expectations and was more than twice the lackluster 1.4% annual rate in the second quarter of the year.

 
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31.10.2016

Bank of England Governor Carney could leave before ending eight-term year

Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, could leave the role before the eight-year term, facing down Brexiter critics campaigning for him to resign ahead of time. Mr Carney took over as governor in June 2013 for an eight-year term, but with an option to leave after five years.

 
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28.10.2016

Swiss GDP thanks Great Regions for growth

The gross domestic product grew between 2013 and 2014 in all Great Regions of Switzerland according to data published by the Federal Statistical. Swiss GDP showed an increase by 2.0% in 2014, in line data recorded in 2013 (+ 1.8%); the impetus came from foreign trade and investment, not to mention the service sector, in particular the wholesale trade as well as some export industries. The financial sector, however, after the strong growth of 2013, slowed.

 
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28.10.2016

Swiss Railways will sell Bitcoin into the stations

SBB will launch on bitcoin market: from next November 11, travelers can buy the digital currency from the vending machines. Swiss railways intend to start a two-year test phase to determine whether there is a market for this kind of news.

 
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28.10.2016

Emerging market debt: what a difference a year makes (by Aberdeen)

This year has been full of surprises. Commodity prices kicked things off with a steep and unexpected drop before steadily rebounding. Then Brexit happened – or the vote did, at least. The political pandemonium has been prolonged since, with Donald Trump closing in on presidential rival and early-favourite Hilary Clinton.

 
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28.10.2016

Japanese inflation sent bad message to BoJ

Japan's consumer prices fell in September for the seventh straight month, data showed Friday, heaping more pressure on the central bank to push back its inflation target deadline, the government announced Friday. The disappointing data came as the world's third largest economy struggles to kick-start growth and conquer a long battle against deflation.

 
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28.10.2016

Dominick Salvatore at Lantern Fund Forum in Lugano

D. Salvatore, Distinguished Professor of Economics and Director of the Global Economic Policy Center at Fordham University (New York), will examine the prospects and policies for United States, Europe, Japan, China , India, Brazil and Russia to overcome recession and return to rapid growth.

 
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27.10.2016

Technical analysis : USD/CAD slowly continues to move higher

By mid-Thursday the USD/CAD currency exchange rate had touched the 1.3395 level and retreated from it. Although the pair retreated from the 1.3395 level, there are no notable resistance levels at that point, as even the upper Bollinger band was located at 1.3402 on Thursday. It is most likely that the exchange rate is affected by some sort of short term resistance, which has propelled the rate lower for now. In the meantime, on the daily chart the pair faces no resistance up to the level of 1.3463, where the weekly R1 is located at. The only exception being the mentioned Bollinger band.

 
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27.10.2016

Switzerland: rental housing market looks at dark 2017

The Swiss rental market is expected to contract again in 2017. Wüest & Partner, real estate consulting firm, provides an average contraction of 0.7% in Ticino, the decline will be less marked. The reference rate, since its unification in Switzerland in 2008, fell from 3.5% to 1.75%, allowing a decline in rents of up to 17% to the benefit of long-time tenants, as the report "Immo-Monitoring" refers.

 
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27.10.2016

Basf will axe jobs in Basel region

The German chemical group BASF will cut 180 jobs in the Basel region: the cut will occur within 2018 and will cover the area of ​​research and development. The measure is part of a restructuring launched worldwide. In the research center in Basel - with offices in Basel and Schweizerhalle-Rosental - BASF works with additives and pigments for plastics and lacquers, as well as new materials for organic electronics and 3D printing. Most of these activities will be halted or moved elsewhere in the group, it said in a statement. The Basel region will remain important, however, for other research and development activities, emphasizes the group. In addition to the 180 jobs eliminated there will be an additional 100 to be transferred to other business units in Switzerland.

 
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