Tag: Switzerland

Homeownership At 51-Year Low: The Feds Have Failed

Homeownership At 51-Year Low: The Feds Have Failed

Homeownership At 51-Year Low: The Feds Have Failed by Ryan McMaken, Mises Institute Americans have long regarded owning a home to be largely synonymous with the so-called “American dream” although high homeowernship rates are not necessarily synonymous with a high-income […]

Tax on meat suggested to combat climate change

Tax on meat suggested to combat climate change

Tax on meat suggested to combat climate change Duc-Quang Nguyen Jul 12, 2016 – 15:35 Despite the Swiss eating less meat, environmentalists say there is more room for cutting the Swiss appetite for meat products – a move that would […]

How Brexit Can Affect Italian Companies

How Brexit Can Affect Italian Companies

How Brexit Can Affect Italian Companies by Alessandro Niglio Italian imports are 3.97% of total UK’ imports Industries more affected are Machinery, Vehicles, Pharmaceutical products, Electrical and Beverages. Some Italian companies have more than 30% of revenue coming from the […]

Switzerland: The Champion Saver Of Europe

Switzerland: The Champion Saver Of Europe

Switzerland: The Champion Saver Of Europe by Armando Mombelli, SwissInfo.ch Public debt in non-EU Switzerland corresponds to barely 33% of gross domestic product (GDP), while the EU average is more than 85%. Yet almost every year the Swiss government comes […]

Brexit Fears Put Franc Under Further Pressure

Brexit Fears Put Franc Under Further Pressure

Brexit Fears Put Franc Under Further Pressure by Matthew Allen, SwissInfo.ch The spectre of Britain leaving the European Union next week continues to haunt the franc. The Swiss currency strengthened on Wednesday, with a euro buying CHF1.079 – the first […]

Top 10 Countries With Largest Gold Reserves

Top 10 Countries With Largest Gold Reserves

Top 10 Countries With Largest Gold Reserves by Frank Holmes Beginning in 2010, central banks around the world turned from being net sellers of gold to net buyers of gold. Last year they collectively added 483 tonnes—the second largest annual […]

Cyberattacks Strike Switzerland ‘All The Time’

Cyberattacks Strike Switzerland ‘All The Time’ By Simon Bradley, Lausanne – SwissInfo.ch Cyberattacks against Swiss institutions and firms, like the RUAG defence contractor hack reported earlier this month, are extremely frequent, according to specialists at a Lausanne cyber security conference. […]