GN Focus | Switzerland

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    Sunday Oct 19

    Samichlaus stays in the spotlight

    Swiss women in Dubai come together to maintain traditions and give a helping hand to newcomers

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    Sunday Oct 19

    A real estate bubble? Not really

    Despite recent legislation, Switzerland presents an attractive opportunity for the investor seeking equity protection

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    Sunday Oct 19

    Train your sights on Switzerland

    The best way to see the Alpine country is by train, says GN Focus. Here are four of the most spectacular journeys

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    Sunday Oct 19

    We’re doing just fine

    For more than 40 years there’s been an air of general bonhomie underlying relations between the UAE and Switzerland

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    Sunday Oct 19

    Strength revealed in numbers

    The Swiss banking industry proves that its resilience is not just based on a reputation for secrecy

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    Sunday Oct 19

    A real estate bubble? Not really

    Despite recent legislation, Switzerland presents an attractive opportunity for the investor seeking equity protection

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    Sunday Oct 20

    The right time for investment

    Having weathered the recession, Europe has been on asset managers’ lists this year and the case for investing in Switzerland is strong

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    Sunday Oct 20

    UAE-Swiss relations ticking along nicely

    Trade agreements in the areas of watches, defence and sustainable energy solutions take relationship forward

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    Sunday Oct 20

    Budget surplus on the horizon

    Aided by Europe’s recovery from financial turmoil and abetted by low interest rates and absence of inflation, 
the country is getting the fillip it needs for GDP growth

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    Sunday Oct 20

    No longer a private matter

    Agreements and regulatory changes mean that many Swiss banks will pay heavy penalties to obtain legal certainty to avoid prosecution for aiding secret accounts. Can the industry ride out the storm?