Posts Tagged ‘switzerland’

SNB’s Zurbruegg sees weaker franc if euro zone crisis eases

by Forex Rooton November 23, 2012 7:57 am BST
ZURICH | Fri Nov 23, 2012 2:57am EST ZURICH Nov 23 (Reuters) - The Swiss franc will lose in strength against other major currencies when uncertainty linked to the euro zone crisis eases, the Swiss National Bank said on Friday. "We believe the franc will fall to a more realistic level when euro zone

Swiss econ prospects uncertain, govt says after SNB meeting

by on November 21, 2012 1:20 pm BST
ZURICH | Wed Nov 21, 2012 8:20am EST ZURICH Nov 21 (Reuters) - Swiss economic prospects are fraught with uncertainty due to turmoil elsewhere, Switzerland's government said after meeting with Swiss National Bank president Thomas Jordan on Wednesday to discuss economy and monetary policy. "The international environment remains precarious, which is why prospects for

Transocean appoints interim Senior V.P. and General Counsel

by on November 19, 2012 9:51 am BST
Transocean appoints interim Senior V.P. and General CounselZUG, Switzerland -- Transocean Ltd. announced that, effective immediately, Allen M. Katz, has joined the company and will serve as Interim Senior Vice President and General Counsel through June 30, 2013.   Subject to mutual agreement, Mr. Katz's employment with Transocean can be extended through

GLOBAL MARKETS-World shares gain as U.S. storm damage seen limited

by on October 30, 2012 1:12 pm BST
Tue Oct 30, 2012 11:01am EDT * World shares gain 0.3 pct in subdued trade * Disappointing BOJ action sends yen higher vs dollar* Oil edges up, storm Sandy cut demand but may damage plant* U.S. stock, bond markets closed on Tuesday due to stormBy Richard HubbardLONDON, Oct 30 (Reuters) - World shares rose