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12.10.2017

Gucci is on the road called "Fur-Free"

Gucci has banned the use of fur. The Kering-owned megabrand says the ban with take effect with its Spring/Summer 2018 collections and it has signed up to the Fur Free Alliance, an organisation that promises to end exploitation and killing of animals for fur, as part of a wider sustainability plan. “Do you think using furs today is still modern? I don’t think it’s still modern and that’s the reason why we decided not to do that. It’s a little bit out-dated,” chief executive and president Marco Bizzarri told BoF ahead of a speech in London outlining the move. “Creativity can jump in many different directions instead of using furs.”

 
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12.10.2017

Bitcoin: Swiss startup Eidoo doesn't take care of criticism

The Eidoo ICO, which is currently unfolding, has already raised EUR 20 million (ETH 80,453) reportedly in hours across more than 10 million of the company’s EDO tokens. Those tokens can be used inside the Eidoo ecosystem, which in addition to the digital wallet extends to a decentralized blockchain-based marketplace and tools that support the use of cyrptocurencies.

 
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12.10.2017

Switzerland: The new 10-franc-banknote depicts swiss talent

The Swiss National Bank on Wednesday revealed the country’s new ten franc note, which will go into circulation on October 18th. The latest in the new series of banknotes that is being issued in stages, the ten franc note follows the 50 franc and 20 franc notes that entered circulation in April 2016 and May 2017 respectively. 

 
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11.10.2017

The Raj Pink, the World's largest Pink Diamond, will be the Top Player on Geneve

Sotheby’s will be presenting ‘The Raj Pink’, the world’s largest known Fancy Intense Pink diamond, weighing 37.30 carats. It will headline the auction house’s Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels sale in Geneva on November 15.   “The discovery of any pink diamond is exceptional, but the Raj Pink’s remarkable size and intensity of colour places it in the rarefied company of the most important pink diamonds known,” says David Bennett, Worldwide Chairman of Sotheby’s International Jewellery Division.

 
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11.10.2017

The success of RAIFs, Casa4funds explains its next goals

The new developments in the pipeline for Casa4Funds

 
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11.10.2017

Helicopter Ownership: do you know all your options?

Private helicopters can be a valuable travel option offering superior convenience, comfort, and control for high net worth individuals and families. Malta is at the forefront of aviation industry for the variety of services it can offer, its favourable tax regime and its high regulatory standards. 

 
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11.10.2017

Nobel Prize Thaler is surprised by stock prices volatility

University of Chicago professor Richard Thaler may have won the Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for his work on behavioural economics, but the behaviour of investors has him stumped. Thaler said on Tuesday he is puzzled by the steady rise of global stock markets in recent years, even as many countries are gripped by political and social drama.

 
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11.10.2017

Red alarm: obesity rate increased ten time in latest 40 years

The number of obese children and adolescents aged 5-19 has risen tenfold over the past four decades, reports the World Health Organization (WHO)external link. Wednesday, October 11, is World Obesity Day. On the occasion of World Obesity Day, the WHO and Imperial College London released their latest study on childhood and adolescent obesity worldwide, which was published in the medical journal The Lancet.

 
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11.10.2017

Swiss people flush milions worth of gold every year

Swiss scientists say that $3.4 million worth of gold and silver end up in the nation's waste treatment plants annually. According to scientists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) about 43 kilograms of gold and three tonnes of silver pass through the nation’s wastewater treatment plant every year. With gold prices hovering just below $1,300 and silver above $17 an ounce, that waste is worth around $3.4 million annually – in other words that is expensive poop.

 
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10.10.2017

LVMH reported "brilliant" results in third quarter

LVMH, the world’s biggest luxury goods company, reported higher-than-expected revenue growth for the third quarter on Monday, setting a high bar for peers after strong sales at its fashion brands. LVMH, home to labels like Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and Moet & Chandon champagne, said like-for-like revenues, which strip out currency swings and acquisitions or disposals, grew 12 percent from a year earlier to €30.1 billion ($35.4 billion). That beat the 9 percent organic growth forecast in an analyst poll compiled for Reuters by Inquiry Financial and was stable from the previous quarter, in spite of a weaker showing by LVMH’s spirits unit and a tricky foreign exchange climate.

 
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