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17.01.2017

Theresa May to announce Hard Brexit on Tuesday

British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to say on Tuesday that she favours a clean break from the European Union, dismissing a "half-in, half-out" Brexit deal with Brussels. In a highly anticipated speech, May is likely to give further signals that Britain is heading to what analysts call a "hard" Brexit. It is thought the Prime Minister is ready to take Britain out of the European single market and customs union, though it remained unclear whether she will give a definitive answer on the question.

 
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17.01.2017

Natixis Asset Allocation Strategy

Passive and active investments should be used in the same strategy.

 
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17.01.2017

Leonteq And New Fintech Products

New trading platforms and future fintech.

 
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17.01.2017

US Election Interest Rate Change

Inflation has been the target of central bank policies since the beginning of the crisis.

 
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17.01.2017

Geberit reported +8.3% in sales for 2016

The Geberit Group reported that its net sales increased by 8.3% to 2.81 billion Swiss francs in the 2016 financial year. Adjusted for currency effects and in organic terms, net sales rose by 6.4%. Due to synergies from the integration of the Sanitec business, volume growth and lower prices for raw materials, management expects an adjusted operating cashflow margin (EBITDA margin) of around 28.5 percent for the year as a whole - a figure that is significantly up on the previous year.

 
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17.01.2017

Regulatory Reforms In Switzerland

The regulatory reforms in Switzerland will be impacting thousands of fiduciary operations based in Switzerland that are not FINMA licensed

 
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16.01.2017

Switzerland is the best attractive country for talent

Switzerland placed first overall in international university Insead’s 2017 Global Talent Competitive Index (GTCI); the annual study, released by international graduate university Insead on Monday, measures a nation's competitiveness based on the quality of talent that it can produce, attract and retain.  This year's report explores the effects of technological change on talent competitiveness, arguing that while jobs at all levels continue to be replaced by machines, technology is also creating new opportunities.

 
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16.01.2017

Luxottica, Essilor: $50 bn merger deal to create european eyewear giant

Italy's Luxottica and France's Essilor on Monday announced they have agreed on a 50-billion-euro merger deal to create an eyewear giant with over 140,000 employees and sales in some 150 countries. The deal, one of Europe's largest cross-border tie-ups, brings together Luxottica, the world's top spectacles maker with brands such as Oakley and Ray-Ban, with Essilor, the world's leading manufacturer of ophthalmic lenses. By merging, the companies would have jointly reported net earnings of over 15 billion euros, based on 2015 annual results posted by the two companies, and a net combined operating profit EBITDA of about 3.5 billion euros.

 
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16.01.2017

Davos 2017: China's Xi Jinping on the Global stage

Xi Jinping is set to become the first Chinese president to attend the World Economic Forum's annual gathering high in Davos. It's a visit rich in symbolism: Beijing is positioning itself as a global leader at a time when Western powers, and especially the United States, are retreating from the world stage. Globalisation and free trade are being attacked in the US and Europe. And with a new president about to enter the White House, President Xi's speech will be watched very carefully.

 
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16.01.2017

The 8 richest men hold half of the world

Eight men now own the same amount of wealth as the poorest half of the world. A top corporate CEO earns as much in a year as 10,000 garment factory workers in Bangladesh. And the world's 10 biggest corporations together have revenue greater than the 180 poorest countries combined, according to a study published Sunday by Oxfam. The charity's report, "An economy for the 99%", was released as global leaders and the business elite traveled to Davos, Switzerland, for the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum; it suggests the wealth gap is wider than ever, with new data for China and India indicating that the poorest half of the world owns less than previously estimated. 

 
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