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25.07.2017

Switzerland ranked second in Global Index Retirement

The fifth annual Global Retirement Index ranking from Natixis Global Asset Management has Norway, Switzerland, and Iceland holding on to the top three slots from 2016. The ranking creates an overall retirement security score for each country from 18 performance indicators that address finances, healthcare, material well-being, and quality of life. Countries are also ranked by those four sub-indexes. Switzerland has consistently topped the rankings since the index was launched five years ago.

 
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25.07.2017

Alphabet's earnings keep investors in black despite EU fine

 
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25.07.2017

Logitech beats forecasts with strong Q1

Logitech International today announced financial results for the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2018. The Q1 sales were $530 million, up 13% in constant currency compared to Q1 of the prior year, beating forecasts of $512 million in a Reuters poll. Logitech raised its outlook 2018 to 10% to 12% sales growth.  Net profit increased to $37 million, ahead of estimates of $26 million.

 
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25.07.2017

Martin Gilbert, CEO Aberdeen: "The biggest thing I've learnt is that you can't take anything for granted"

At the end of June, I was honoured to be awarded Entrepreneur of the Year at the Elevator Awards at Mercure Ardoe House Hotel. I say honoured because our small corner of the world is home to an outsized number of successful businesses run by the brightest minds. It is inspiring that the region has so many great and growing businesses from brewers and gyms through to engineers and publishers.

 
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24.07.2017

Grab raised $2 bln to fight Uber in Southeast Asia ride-hailing market

Grab, the ride-hailing company competing with Uber in Southeast Asia, has pulled in $2 billion of new financing from existing investors Didi Chuxing, the company that defeated Uber in China, and SoftBank. The latest round of funding comes from Japan's Softbank and China's top ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing. Grab said Monday that it expects another $500 million will come from other existing and new investors. Its last announced cash injection was in September when it raised $750 million led by Softbank, whose chief executive Masayoshi Son is Japan's richest person and a self-styled tech visionary.

 
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24.07.2017

Ryanair's results "fly", thanks to strong Easter

A strong Easter bank holiday weekend helped Ryanair to a 55% rise in profit for the three months to the end of June. The airline reported a profit after tax of €397m for the quarter, compared to an average forecast of €366 million in a company poll of analysts.  Ryanair generated €1.9 billion in revenue during the quarter, up 13% on the same period last year and carried 35m passengers (+12%). The company notes the results are flattered by the fact that Easter fell in April this year, skewing comparisons with 2016, when it was in March.

 
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24.07.2017

German automakers collusion was the plot of Dieselgate?

German newspaper Spiegel cited documents submitted by VW and another by Daimler, purportedly revealing that Volkswagen, Daimler and BMW are being investigated by Germany’s Federal Cartel Office on suspected antitrust collusion over decades on technology relating to exhaust gas measures on diesel vehicles.  The report shows that the companies have been secretly meeting in various working groups since the 1990s, where they agreed on technologies, costs, suppliers and even how to work on emissions from diesel engines.

 
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24.07.2017

Julius Baer reports +6% asset management in first half 2017

Assets under management at Julius Baer grew by 6 percent to 355 billion Swiss francs ($375.18 billion) in the first six months of 2017, the Swiss private bank said on Monday, roughly in line with analysts' estimates.  The private bank said it took in over 10 billion Swiss francs in net new funds from clients, one of the key business of the future. The average forecast in a Reuters poll of five analysts was for the assets managed by Zurich-based Baer to grow to 358 billion francs.  Adjsuted net income unexpectedly rose by 2 percent year on year to 404 million francs, ahead of the poll forecast for 373 million francs.

 
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24.07.2017

Summer stalking on the Russel Index

The first person who introduced the concept of “stalking” in investing was Van Tharp when he described his Ten Tasks of Trading. One of these tasks was: “stalking your trade”. Just like a cat stalks its prey looking for the best possible moment to pounce, so a trader can stalk an entry to get the best price for entry.

 
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21.07.2017

App review - Summer edition: MyDistrikt to travel as a local

 
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