ZURICH The Swiss National Bank's decision to raise the threshold for the country's banks before they are hit with negative interest rates could halve the amount they end up paying the central bank, analysts' calculations suggest.
ZURICH, Sept 18 Switzerland's biggest bank UBS
is considering charging a broader pool of corporate
clients for cash holdings in its home country if the central
bank drops rates tomorrow, the business's manager told
ZURICH Activist investor Active Ownership Capital (AOC) has joined the ranks of shareholders that oppose Sunrise Communications' planned 6.3 billion Swiss franc ($6.36 billion) takeover of Liberty Global's UPC Swiss cable operator.
ZURICH Sunrise Communications' proposed takeover of Liberty Global's Swiss UPC business faces a revolt with at least two big investors joining top shareholder Freenet in opposing the 6.3 billion Swiss franc ($6.46 billion) deal, sources said.
By Silke Koltrowitz, Angelika Gruber and Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi
ZURICH With other parts of its business facing hefty cuts, Deutsche Bank wants to expand its European operations handling the assets of rich clients and take market share from rivals after staunching the outflow of assets.
ZURICH Credit Suisse wealth management boss Iqbal Khan is leaving Switzerland's second-largest bank in the latest high-level departure under Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam.
ZURICH UBS expects regulatory costs to remain significant over the coming years but to fall from the high levels the Swiss bank has faced since 2014, its compliance chief said on Tuesday.