Latest Economy of Switzerland Stories

2011-02-03 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IntraLinks, a leading provider of critical information exchange solutions, today announced that it has been accepted into the World Economic Forum's Community of Global Growth Companies (GGC).

2011-01-26 07:19:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and DAVOS-KLOSTERS, Switzerland, Jan.

2011-01-25 17:00:00

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two years removed from the depths of recession, CEOs' confidence in future growth has returned to nearly pre-crisis levels, according to PwC's 14th Annual Global CEO Survey.

2010-09-13 07:59:00

GENEVA, September 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- WISeKey, the leading eSecurity and Digital Trust company, has been nominated by the World Economic Forum as a Global Growth Company.

2010-09-01 08:48:00

LONDON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Novacem, the carbon negative cement company, today announced that it has been selected by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer for 2011.

2010-07-15 05:00:00

BEIJING, July 15 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Starting immediately, Youku, China's leading online video site, will formally launch China's first "Summer Davos Debates," partnering with the World Economic Forum.

2010-03-03 06:05:00

LONDON, March 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Lucian Tarnowski, founder and CEO of BraveNewTalent (http://www.bravenewtalent.com), a website that connects people to employers via a social network, has been named among the Young Global Leaders for 2010 by the World Economic Forum.

2009-07-08 09:57:33

A new U.S.-Swiss treaty on bank secrecy may not help the Internal Revenue Service catch tax evaders, a Swiss official says. Swiss Vice President Doris Leuthard said under the amended treaty, the United States will have to supply the names of suspected tax evaders to obtain information about their Swiss bank accounts, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. This is basic, basic information they will need to give us, Leuthard said. But U.S.

2009-03-27 10:08:20

Swiss Bankers Association Chairman Pierre Mirabaud called international efforts to rein in tax evaders with foreign accounts an economic war. We have been very successful and we are making many of our competitors jealous.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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