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29 February 2016 - 17:11, by , in banking, News, Swiss, Switzerland, No comments
UK Only Article:  standard article Fly Title:  Swiss immigration politics Rubric:  Swiss voters knock down a referendum proposal to deport foreigners who commit even minor crimes Location:  GENEVA Main image:  20160305_eup501.jpg THE right-wing Swiss People’s Party (SVP) has exploited popular fears over immigration to become the country’s largest party, winning nearly 30% of the vote...
26 February 2016 - 3:43, by , in banking, News, Swiss, Switzerland, No comments
UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  The real danger of Brexit Fly Title:  Reshaping banking Rubric:  The Swiss government rejects the nationalisation of money creation CHILDREN are sometimes reassured that new siblings arrive via friendly storks. The reality is messier. Money creation is much the same. The “stork” in this case is the central bank;...
18 February 2016 - 20:23, by , in banking, News, Swiss, Switzerland, No comments
UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Out of ammo? Fly Title:  Financial transparency Rubric:  Having launched and led the battle against offshore tax evasion, America is now part of the problem Main image:  20160220_IRD001_1.jpg DEVIN NUNES raised eyebrows in 2013 when, as chairman of a congressional working group on tax, he urged reforms that would...