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Angelika Gruber

Deja vu: UBS tax case dredges up Swiss bank nightmares

15 Mar 2019

ZURICH A Swiss court will decide within weeks whether UBS must hand over historical client data to French tax authorities, a ruling that could open the door to fresh financial claims against Switzerland's banks.

Big Data hilft Banken im Kampf gegen Geldwäsche

08 Mar 2019

Zürich Die erneuten Enthüllungen über ein internationales Geldwäsche-Netz bringen Banken in ganz Europa unter Druck und sorgen für hektisches Treiben in den Vorstandsetagen. Dabei wären solche Fälle nach Einschätzung von Beratern vermeidbar.

Gericht verurteilt UBS zu Rekordstrafe von 4,5 Mrd Euro

20 Feb 2019

Paris/Zürich Ein Gericht in Frankreich hat die UBS wegen Steuerhinterziehung und Geldwäsche zu einer Rekordstrafe von 4,5 Milliarden Euro verurteilt.

UBS bets on investment banking, wealth tie-up in bid for growth

31 Jan 2019

ZURICH UBS, the world's biggest wealth manager, has appointed corporate banking veteran Christian Rosset to lead a new wealth management team tasked with strengthening corporate offerings for entrepreneur clients, the bank told employees this week.

Maue Bankgeschäfte in Europa beflügeln Fusionsfantasien

22 Jan 2019

Zürich Angesichts anhaltend schwacher Geschäfte der europäischen Großbanken bricht die Debatte über Fusionen in der Branche wieder los.

UBS says Asia's wealthy trade less, cut debt as politics shift

18 Dec 2018

ZURICH Wealthy Asian investors are trading less, worried that trade tensions are tilting the global balance of power, Martin Blessing, co-head of wealth management at UBS , said.

Verunsicherte Italiener bringen Geld in die Schweiz

06 Dec 2018

Mailand/Zürich Die Verunsicherung vieler Italiener über den politischen Kurs der Regierung in Rom sorgt bei den Banken in der Schweiz für reges Treiben.

Barclays to keep Swiss private banking growth momentum in 2019

05 Dec 2018

ZURICH Britain's Barclays expects to have grown its Swiss private banking business by more than 10 percent this year and is looking to expand further in Switzerland in 2019.

Nervous Italians see Swiss vaults as safe haven for their cash

05 Dec 2018

MILAN/ZURICH Italians worried about political uncertainty are looking across the border to stable Switzerland as a place to park more of their wealth, asset managers say.

Unilever in pole position to swallow GSK's Indian Horlicks business - sources

28 Nov 2018

HONG KONG/ZURICH Unilever has emerged as the leading bidder in a tight contest for GlaxoSmithKline's Indian Horlicks nutrition business, three people familiar with the situation told Reuters on Wednesday.

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