Latest Economy of Switzerland Stories

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.

2009-03-16 12:13:00

CHICAGO, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For the second year, Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (Nasdaq: HSII) worked with the World Economic Forum (WEF) as a strategic partner to assess the global nominees for the WEF's Young Global Leaders for 2009.

2009-01-31 08:30:00

A new report unveiled Friday at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland says the world is heading toward "water bankruptcy" as demand outpaces the high rate of population growth.

2009-01-28 09:02:48

The founder of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, said world leaders should include banks in the global economic recovery process. We need a well-functioning financial community, we should not forget.

2009-01-26 12:48:44

The 39th World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, is likely to find participants in a sober mood this week, one participant said. We're at an unbelievably critical juncture in the global economy debate, said Stephen Roach, chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia.

Word of the Day
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".