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Coronavirus

Switzerland scraps pre-departure Covid testing

Authorities in Switzerland are bringing an end to pre-departure Covid tests for travellers who are vaccinated or who have recovered from the virus within the last 270 days.

Coronavirus

Covid cases set to peak in Switzerland in January

Health experts in Switzerland forecast the number of Covid cases to reach a peak within the coming fortnight and advise a review of the country’s quarantine policy.

Markets

SNB holds interest rates at record low

Switzerland’s central bank has kept interest rates at an all-time low, and has maintained the description of the Franc as “highly valued” after its latest move higher against the Euro.

Coronavirus

Switzerland scraps pre-departure Covid testing

Authorities in Switzerland are bringing an end to pre-departure Covid tests for travellers who are vaccinated or who have recovered from the virus within the last 270 days.

Coronavirus

Covid cases set to peak in Switzerland in January

Health experts in Switzerland forecast the number of Covid cases to reach a peak within the coming fortnight and advise a review of the country’s quarantine policy.

Markets

SNB holds interest rates at record low

Switzerland’s central bank has kept interest rates at an all-time low, and has maintained the description of the Franc as “highly valued” after its latest move higher against the Euro.

Markets

Ignazio Cassis chosen as next Swiss president

Switzerland’s Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis has been elected to become the country’s next president, taking on the role on 1 January.

Coronavirus

First Omicron case detected in Switzerland

The first case of the new Omicron Covid variant has been detected in Switzerland according to a government announcement on Sunday, as the country tightens restrictions in an attempt to curb the spread.

Markets

Inflation hits three-year high in Switzerland

Annual inflation in Switzerland hit 1.2% in October, after rising 0.3% during the month, as per the Federal Statistical Office. This represents the highest annual rate since August 2018, when it reached 1.2%.

Markets

SNB cautions of risks with green economy push

Pushing for a green transformation of Switzerland’s economy could challenge the effectiveness of the central bank’s monetary policy, according to Governing Board Member Andrea Maechler.

Coronavirus

Approval of third Covid booster jab expected by end of October

The medical regulator in Switzerland forecasts giving the go ahead for the third Covid vaccine within weeks.

Markets

Think tank unveils initiative to add Bitcoin to central bank assets

A Swiss think tank is introducing an initiative that could result in Bitcoin being one of Switzerland’s reserve assets.

Markets

Job ads rally to pre-pandemic highs in Switzerland

Job postings in Switzerland rose 28% in Q3 this year compared to the same time last year, as per the Adecco Group Swiss Job Market Index carried out by the Swiss Job Market Monitor from the University of Zurich.

Markets

SNB stands by as Swiss Franc hits nine-month high

SNB stands by as Swiss Franc hits nine-month high

Coronavirus

Switzerland scraps pre-departure Covid testing

Authorities in Switzerland are bringing an end to pre-departure Covid tests for travellers who are vaccinated or who have recovered from the virus within the last 270 days.

Coronavirus

Covid cases set to peak in Switzerland in January

Health experts in Switzerland forecast the number of Covid cases to reach a peak within the coming fortnight and advise a review of the country’s quarantine policy.

Markets

SNB holds interest rates at record low

Switzerland’s central bank has kept interest rates at an all-time low, and has maintained the description of the Franc as “highly valued” after its latest move higher against the Euro.

Markets

Ignazio Cassis chosen as next Swiss president

Switzerland’s Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis has been elected to become the country’s next president, taking on the role on 1 January.

Coronavirus

First Omicron case detected in Switzerland

The first case of the new Omicron Covid variant has been detected in Switzerland according to a government announcement on Sunday, as the country tightens restrictions in an attempt to curb the spread.

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