GENEVA/ZURICH Hundreds of thousands of women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreating the passion of the last such walkout 28 years ago. | Video
ZURICH/GENEVA Women from across Swiss society plan to take to the streets this Friday for a nationwide strike aimed at highlighting the country's poor record on defending the rights of women and families.
ZURICH/MILAN UBS looks set to agree a 100 million euro ($113 million) settlement of a money laundering and tax case in Italy within the next few weeks, according to people familiar with the matter, in contrast to a similar case in France.
ZURICH/TOKYO UBS signed a joint venture deal with Sumitomo Mitsui Trust on Friday, aiming to crack a Japanese wealth management market where it has struggled to grow over the last 15 years.
* UBS to settle 100 mln euro tax case in coming weeks -
ZURICH Swiss lender UBS and Japan's Sumitomo Mitsui Trust will sign a deal on Friday establishing a new wealth management tie-up in Japan, an internal memo seen by Reuters showed.
* SAYS AT THIS POINT IN Q2 BANK REMAINS ON TRACK WITH
PROVIDED DURING Q1 RESULTS
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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.
ZURICH A New York appeals court has dismissed a U.S. whistleblower's $20 million libel suit against Swiss bank UBS, his former employer, concluding that statements the Zurich-based bank made about him were at least "substantially true".