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WHO warns some nations still face 'long, hard' battle with COVID-19

01 Jul 2020

GENEVA Nations who fail to use every mechanism available to combat the still-raging novel coronavirus will struggle to beat it, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. | Video

WHO warns some nations still face 'long, hard' battle with COVID-19

01 Jul 2020

GENEVA Nations who fail to use every mechanism available to combat the still-raging novel coronavirus will struggle to beat it, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. | Video

Swiss attorney general's office defends conduct after Russia-related scrutiny

01 Jul 2020

ZURICH The office of Switzerland's top prosecutor on Wednesday defended its record as an independent enforcer of Swiss law after a Financial Times report about international scrutiny of Attorney General Michael Lauber and concerns about his independence.

Swiss attorney general's office defends conduct after Russia-related scrutiny

01 Jul 2020

ZURICH, July 1 The office of Switzerland's top prosecutor on Wednesday defended its record as an independent enforcer of Swiss law after a Financial Times report about international scrutiny of Attorney General Michael Lauber and concerns about his independence.

Switzerland's service sector rebounds from coronavirus shutdown: PMI

01 Jul 2020

ZURICH Switzerland's service sector is limping back to health after the coronavirus shutdown, a survey showed on Wednesday, although businesses remain cautious about the road ahead.

ABB to buy back up to 10% of shares after Power Grids sale

01 Jul 2020

ZURICH ABB plans to buy back up to 10% of its stock, currently worth more than $4 billion, after completing the sale of its Power Grids business to Hitachi .

Swiss economic outlook edges higher but remains gloomy - KOF

30 Jun 2020

ZURICH, June 30 The outlook for the Swiss economy improved slightly in June, the forward-looking KOF Economic Barometer showed on Tuesday, although sentiment remains marred by the COVID-19 pandemic.

UPDATE 2-Swiss National Bank steps up liquidity provision

29 Jun 2020

* Changes designed to align rates with SNB policy rate (Adds details)

Coronavirus cases soar in big countries, especially Brazil, WHO says

23 Jun 2020

GENEVA/ZURICH Coronavirus cases are soaring in several major countries at the same time, with "worrying increases" in Latin America, especially Brazil, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.

Swiss National Bank signals need to maintain negative rates

18 Jun 2020

BERN The Swiss National Bank will keep its ultra-expansive monetary policy for "some time" after cutting its inflation outlook and saying it needs negative rates and currency interventions to shield Switzerland from the coronavirus driven-recession.

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