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27.09.2016

UBS says Real Estate Bubble is growing in the world

Real estate markets are once again heating up in the world: in some cities prices are overrated, says UBS, according to 2016-edition "Global Real Estate Bubble Index". In Geneva and Zurich, the two swiss select cities, tension remains but at a lesser extent. As published today by UBS, a few years later by the great wave of corrections in the real estate sector worldwide, overestimates have widened in most cities.

 
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27.09.2016

Worth's trade Switzerland-Lombardy is €30 bn on year

The value of trade between Lombardy and Switzerland amounts to around 11 billion euro per year. The figure is equal to one third of the more than 30 billion nationwide, according to the estimate given by the Milan Chamber of Commerce, on the 2015 data, the day after the vote in Ticino on the border restrictions. The data broadly confirms the turnover of 2014, with a slight drop of 1%.

 
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27.09.2016

Disney is thinking to buy Twitter

Walt Disney is said to be working with an adviser on a potential Twitter bid, according to a Bloomberg report on Monday, putting the entertainment company together with firms such as Google and Salesforce in the race to buy San Francisco-based social network. The purchase would give Disney a new online outlet for entertainment.

 
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26.09.2016

Adienne stops Swiss IPO for bad market conditions

The Ticino-based pharmaceutical group Adienne reverses, and will not enter the stock market, contrary it had announced recently. "Adienne confirmed today that due to adverse market conditions it has put its intention to proceed with an IPO on hold until further notice," an Adienne spokesman said to Reuters. After two weeks, when CEO Di Naro Antonio said in a statement that "I am very pleased to quote Adienne on the SIX Swiss Exchange, certainly helping to strengthen the international presence of the company", the climate has definitely changed .

 
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26.09.2016

Algeria ready to open stock market to foreign investors

Algeria is changing its economy and opening up a market system, the state-owned banks will be listed on the stock exchange and therefore funded by private capital and foreign capital. The North African country is thus implementing a clear change of direction than in the past, when the organisation was based on a state-run and centralized system since its independence from France and the economy was at 60% on profits derived from petrodollars, ie the proceeds from the sale of oil, which was strictly public.

 
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26.09.2016

Goldman Sachs to plan 30% job cuts in Asia

Goldman Sachs will cut about 30% of the jobs in Asia. The US bank would be to announce the cutting of about 30% of its workforce in Asia, excluding Japan. Goldman, whose investment banking revenue fell 11 per cent to US$1.79 billion in the second quarter, is reducing the number of bankers working on mergers and acquisitions, and equity and debt capital market deals, Reuters said, citing unnamed sources. 

 
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26.09.2016

Deutsche Bank shares crashes on report's Merkel not to help

Deutsche Bank falls to lowest level in 24 years on the stock market, weighed down by concerns about the financial soundness of the German bank in view of the mega compensation from $ 14 billion demanded by the US to close the dispute linked to subprime mortgages.

 
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26.09.2016

Iceland may sue Iceland supermarket retailer over its trademark

Iceland, the name, could be a problem. Like the movie Kramer vs Kramer, the country  is hoping to get Iceland, the British  frozen foods giant to relinquish their trademark on Iceland, the word, within the European Union. Iceland’s ministry of foreign affairs told the PA that is considering action against the retailer, considering a cancellation action against its ownership of the Iceland trademark in the EU. A few years ago, filing such a lawsuit was first discussed, but the next steps will be decided at a meeting on September 28.

 
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25.09.2016

Ticino:

The citizens of Ticino ask to place restrictions on cross-border workers. According to final results, the initiative referendum "Ours First" - promoted by the Swiss People's Party (UDC) with the support of the Ticino League - passed with 58% of "yes". The rejection was 39.7%. The text submitted to the voters of the canton, where about 62 thousand border workers work every day , calls on "the labor market is preferred, level on professional qualifications, those who live on the territory."

 
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23.09.2016

Blockchain start-ups raised $300 million in first half 2016

The total value of Venture Capital (VC) investment into blockchain technologies and Bitcoin companies totalled $290 million in the first half 2016, with more than 30 startups receiving funding in that time, according to a new study from Juniper Research. More than a third of all investment was accounted for by three companies: Circle with its US$60 million Series D round; Blockstream, a US$55 million Series A; and Digital Asset Holdings, a US$60 million funding round.

 
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