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Swiss ex-sergeant convicted for leading Christian militia in Syria

22 Feb 2019

ZURICH A former Swiss soldier who commanded a Christian militia fighting Islamic State in Syria was found guilty on Friday of violating Swiss neutrality.

Swiss ex-sergeant convicted for leading Christian militia in Syria

22 Feb 2019

ZURICH A former Swiss soldier who commanded a Christian militia fighting Islamic State in Syria was found guilty on Friday of violating Swiss neutrality.

Sika interested in parts of BASF's construction chemicals business

22 Feb 2019

ZURICH Switzerland's Sika would be interested in buying some parts of BASF's construction chemicals business but has ruled out bidding for the whole business, Chief Executive Paul Schuler told Reuters on Friday.

Swiss manufacturers sound cautious note for 2019

20 Feb 2019

ZURICH, Feb 20 Trade conflicts and slowing demand in key markets have made Switzerland's manufacturers nervous about the sector's prospects this year.

Straumann cautious after fastest sales growth in 13 years

19 Feb 2019

ZURICH Political and economic risks are making Straumann more cautious about prospects for 2019, the dental implant maker said on Tuesday, after reporting its fastest sales growth for 13 years.

Swisscom, Sunrise, Salt pay $380 million for Swiss 5G frequencies

08 Feb 2019

ZURICH Swisscom, Sunrise and Salt have paid a relatively modest 380 million Swiss francs (292 million pounds) for fifth-generation wireless frequencies that will tighten their grip on the Swiss mobile market.

EU antitrust policy under fire after Siemens-Alstom deal blocked

06 Feb 2019

BRUSSELS/ZURICH Siemens and Alstom's plan to create a European rail champion collapsed on Wednesday after EU regulators blocked the deal, prompting Germany and France to call for an overhaul of EU competition policy to better meet global challenges. | Video

Switzerland's Sunrise in takeover talks for Liberty Global unit

06 Feb 2019

Switzerland's Sunrise Communications Group has confirmed it is in talks over a potential acquisition of broadband provider Liberty Global's Swiss business UPC Schweiz.

Credit Suisse warns of higher tax rate under new U.S. rules

06 Feb 2019

ZURICH Credit Suisse expects a higher tax rate for 2018 than previously forecast, it said on Wednesday, citing U.S. tax changes aimed at preventing companies from shifting profits abroad.

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