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Beer with the prince: Liechtenstein marks 300th anniversary

15 Aug 2019

VADUZ The tiny principality of Liechtenstein celebrated its 300th anniversary on Thursday as an island of peace and prosperity in an unsettled world -- and a place where citizens can go drink a beer with their monarch.

Swiss group GAM declares truce with Haywood, appoints new CEO

30 Jul 2019

ZURICH/LONDON Embattled Swiss asset manager GAM Holding called a truce with former star manager Tim Haywood after months of wrangling over his sacking, saying it was drawing a line under a saga that hammered its share price last year.

High and dry: Alpine resorts grapple with climate change

16 Jul 2019

AROSA, Switzerland The prospect of searing heatwaves driving holidaymakers to cool mountains and children asking grandparents about their memories of snow is focusing minds in Alpine ski resorts on the implications of climate change.

Swiss-EU relations risk downward spiral as bourse row flares

01 Jul 2019

ZURICH A skirmish over stock market access between Switzerland and the European Union risks escalating into a broader political battle over sovereignty that could do lasting damage to relations. | Video

Investors scramble to swerve Swiss share trading block after EU row

01 Jul 2019

LONDON/ZURICH European stock investors and brokers are rushing to find workarounds before Swiss shares are blocked from trading on EU exchanges on Monday after a collapse in talks to resolve a dispute between Brussels and Switzerland.

RPT-Investors scramble to swerve Swiss share trading block after EU row

01 Jul 2019

LONDON/ZURICH, June 28 European stock investors and brokers are rushing to find workarounds before Swiss shares are blocked from trading on EU exchanges on Monday after a collapse in talks to resolve a dispute between Brussels and Switzerland.

No breakthrough in Swiss-EU battle of the bourses

26 Jun 2019

BRUSSELS/ZURICH The European Commission and Switzerland both refused to blink on Wednesday in a standoff over a stalled partnership treaty that threatens to trigger stock trading curbs across Europe from Monday.

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