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14.09.2017

Trump changed idea over taxes for the richer

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that taxes on rich Americans might rise, as he pursues a tax code overhaul and reaches out to both Democrats and Republicans in a push to win support for a plan still far from complete. Trump met with the two top congressional Democrats over dinner at the White House in a search for common ground that could make it easier to get a tax-cut package through Congress.

 
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14.09.2017

A senseless battle

It has, to put it mildly, been a good year for passive investment funds that track a broad market index like the FTSE 100. Much of it has been at the expense of their active peers which try to seek out undervalued investments. Almost $500 billion has moved from the latter to the former so far this year. This keeps up a trend that has seen massive flows from active to passive strategies in recent years and the gradual growth of passive over the last 30 years.

 
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14.09.2017

Swiss Life speaking with US authorities about american clients

Swiss Life referred on Thursday it has been contacted by the U.S. Department of Justice regarding its cross-border business with American clients. The firm said its business with US clients via its Swiss Life Liechtenstein and Swiss Life Singapore units amounts to approximately 250 million Swiss francs ($260 million).

 
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13.09.2017

GADGETS: it's that time of the year for Apple lovers

 
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13.09.2017

Food supply chain 2.0

The need for food is universal but the production and distribution chain is not as technological yet as it should be

 
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13.09.2017

UBS warns: Australian housing market built on $500 bn of liar loans

The UBS banking team has released its annual survey on factual inaccuracies in Australian mortgage applications, and the results aren't pretty. The latest detailed survey of more than 900 people who took out a home loan in 2017 has found that only 67 per cent responded that their mortgage was "completely factual and accurate", down from 72 per cent of 2016 borrowers.

 
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13.09.2017

CEO JP Morgan is convinced: Bitcoin is a Fraud

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon says bitcoin is worse than the most infamous asset bubble in history. Speaking at a banking conference in New York, Dimon said he would fire “in a second” anyone at the investment bank found to be trading in bitcoin. “For two reasons: it’s against our rules, and they’re stupid. And both are dangerous.” He added: “The currency isn’t going to work. You can’t have a business where people can invent a currency out of thin air and think that people who are buying it are really smart.

 
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13.09.2017

Swiss watchdog opens the door: Booking.com under investigation

The Swiss federak price watchdog has initiated proceedings against Booking.com, hotel booking platform, after finding signs of “price abuse” concerning commissions that hoteliers have to pay in Switzerland.  During an investigation, watchdog Stefan Meierhans examined commissions paid by hoteliers to the site and found indications of abusive prices, news agency ATS reported on Tuesday. 

 
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13.09.2017

QS graduate employability rankings 2018: Zurich in the Top 20

Stanford University has been named the best university in the world for graduate employability for the second consecutive year, acccording to QS Quacquarelli Symonds, global higher education analysts and career advice specialists. The American institution is one of 13 United States of America universities in the top 25 of the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2018, which assesses how successfully universities produce employable graduates and foster connections between students and employers.

 
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13.09.2017

Richemont sales beat expectations, +12% in last five months

Swiss luxury goods group Richemont has reported a 12 per cent rise in sales in the five months to August 31 in constant currencies, boosted by jewellery and strong performances in China and Hong Kong.

 
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