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  1. Credit Suisse considering cost-saving measures after franc's rise -paper

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    Sun, 25 Jan 2015

    ZURICH, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Swiss bank Credit Suisse is considering a cost-savings package in response to the recent appreciation of Switzerland 's currency, a Swiss newspaper reported on Sunday.

  2. Austria FinMin says expects Swiss franc to weaken in longer term

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    Sun, 25 Jan 2015

    VIENNA, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Switzerland cannot allow its currency to remain at its current heady levels against the euro over the longer term because it will be too damaging for the Swiss economy, Austria's finance minister was quoted on Sunday as saying.

  3. From Barron’s, January 26, 2015 (Part 2)

    Commentary

    Sat, 24 Jan 2015

    favor stocks from Davos [conglomerate Moller-Maersk/AMKBY , Swiss pharma giant Novartis/NVS , Rocket Internet /RKET.ge; pg 26 ..... short energy have worked. Most of these funds weathered the Swiss franc storm well. A risk is that trends are only good until

  4. UPDATE 1- Swiss finmin says Chinese bank to open Swiss branch in 2015-newswire

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    Sat, 24 Jan 2015

    * Follows deal on renminbi clearing arrangements (Adds that CCB spokesman declined to comment)

  5. Liberia Ebola vaccine trial "challenging" as cases tumble

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    Sat, 24 Jan 2015

    DAVOS, Switzerland , Jan 24 (Reuters) - A steep fall in Ebola cases in Liberia will make it hard to prove whether experimental vaccines work in a major clinical trial about to start in the country, the head of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) said on Saturday.

  6. BOJ's Kuroda sees Japan growth of 2 pct in fiscal 2015

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    Sat, 24 Jan 2015

    DAVOS, Switzerland , Jan 24 (Reuters) - The Japanese economy will grow by around 2 percent in fiscal 2015, Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Saturday at a panel discussion at the World...

  7. From Barron’s, January 26, 2015 (Part 1)

    Commentary

    Sat, 24 Jan 2015

    portfolio hedging as it hasn’t paid off in recent years. Pg M34, M40: A great week in Europe [Finland +7.81% , Switzerland +3.08% ] and a good week in Asia [Thailand +4.72% , Philippines +0.64% ]. The equity CEF index [ data to Thursday

  8. Political foundation of euro project has been weakened - ECB's Coeure

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    Sat, 24 Jan 2015

    DAVOS, Switzerland , Jan 24 (Reuters) - Weak growth and high unemployment are weakening Europe's single currency project and it is up to politicians to act following the decision by the ECB this week...

  9. Swiss finmin says Chinese bank to open Swiss branch in 2015-newswire

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    Sat, 24 Jan 2015

    ZURICH, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Switzerland 's finance minister expects the state-owned China Construction Bank (CCB) to open a Swiss branch sometime in 2015, this after an agreement this week to establish clearing arrangements in Switzerland for trading of China's currency.

  10. Gates sees "miracle" tools for AIDS by 2030 in vaccine and drugs

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    Sat, 24 Jan 2015

    DAVOS, Switzerland , Jan 24 (Reuters) - Two new tools to fight AIDS should be available by 2030 in the form of a vaccine and new intense drug treatments, ending most cases of a disease that has killed millions in the past 30 years, Bill Gates said.

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