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After a reluctant start to the month, global equities bounced back in a big way in April as geopolitical storm clouds cleared following the first round of the French presidential election. Money also poured into European stocks like it was 2015 as investors sought refuge from the increasingly volatile Trump reflation trade. Volatility Hits Five-Month...
13 September 2016 - 18:38, by , in banking, financial, Mortgage, Pensions, Swiss, Switzerland, Tax, No comments
According to Mercer’s Cost of Living survey, Switzerland has more cities in the top 10 list of most expensive cities for expatriates than any other country in the world. For those living in Zurich, Geneva, Bern and Basel, rent can be a large part of their monthly costs. It’s therefore no surprise that with mortgage...
30 August 2016 - 9:52, by , in financial, Pensions, Swiss, Switzerland, Tax, No comments
Working in Switzerland, even for a short time, can be a strategic way to establish sizeable retirement funds before following your career to another country. While nothing is perfect, Switzerland has one of the best and most progressive pension systems in the world, with workers earning over the minimum threshold enjoying attractive pension contributions from...