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Countries must shift mindset to virus preparedness - WHO expert

3:55am IST

GENEVA Countries need to prepare immediately for an outbreak of the novel coronavirus so they can respond rapidly when it arrives, a top World Health Organization (WHO) expert said on Tuesday. | Video

Countries must shift mindset to virus preparedness: WHO expert

12:47am IST

GENEVA Countries need to prepare immediately for an outbreak of the novel coronavirus so they can respond rapidly when it arrives, a top World Health Organization (WHO) expert said on Tuesday. | Video

UPDATE 2-Countries must shift mindset to virus preparedness -WHO expert

12:19am IST

GENEVA, Feb 25 Countries need to prepare immediately for an outbreak of the novel coronavirus so they can respond rapidly when it arrives, a top World Health Organization (WHO) expert said on Tuesday.

Virus can still be beaten, too early to declare pandemic - WHO

25 Feb 2020

GENEVA The coronavirus outbreak can still be beaten, the World Health Organization said on Monday, insisting it was premature to declare it a pandemic even though it had the potential to reach that level. | Video

UBS's tech-savvy new boss Hamers not always loved by the Dutch

20 Feb 2020

AMSTERDAM/ZURICH Ralph Hamers made his mark as a tech-savvy chief executive who led Dutch bank ING back to profitability after cementing its position as a no-frills lender in Germany and simplifying its product portfolio.

NEWSMAKER-UBS's tech-savvy new boss Hamers not always loved by the Dutch

20 Feb 2020

AMSTERDAM/ZURICH, Feb 20 Ralph Hamers made his mark as a tech-savvy chief executive who led Dutch bank ING back to profitability after cementing its position as a no-frills lender in Germany and simplifying its product portfolio.

Switzerland's UBS starts new chapter with Dutch tech innovator as chief

20 Feb 2020

ZURICH/AMSTERDAM UBS , the world's largest bank to the rich, named the head of ING as chief executive on Thursday, seeking to tap his tech knowledge after he transformed the Dutch lender into one of Europe's most successful online banks. | Video

UPDATE 1-Swiss asset manager GAM's new CEO to deepen cost cuts

20 Feb 2020

* Shares up 9% (Adds share, analyst reaction, CEO comments, bullet points)

Target-beating Zurich Insurance lifts operating profit 16%

13 Feb 2020

ZURICH/LONDON Rising insurance premiums, strong investment income and cost savings helped Zurich Insurance lift operating profit by 16% last year as Europe's fifth-largest insurer exceeded its 2017-19 targets.

UPDATE 2-Target-beating Zurich Insurance lifts operating profit 16%

13 Feb 2020

* Dividend increase below forecast (Adds detail, background, CFO comments)

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