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  • *Ex-Goldman banker Beatriz Sanchez named head of LatAm. ZURICH, July 24- Julius Baer reported its most successful six months of attracting new assets from wealthy clients since the financial crisis on Monday, helping its shares surge as much as 8 percent. Investors also welcomed rising revenues relative to costs and an improvement of a key capital ratio, making...

  • *Ex-Goldman Sachs banker Beatriz Sanchez appointed head of LatAm. ZURICH, July 24- Julius Bar had its most successful six months of attracting new assets from wealthy clients since the financial crisis, it said on Monday, boosted by a recent push to recruit more private bankers. It indicates assets gathered by the new bankers accelerated in May and June after...

  • MONDAY, JULY 24 TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on June 15 and 16 2350 GMT. **BERLIN- ECB's Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives speech at book presentation "100 Years of Women's Vote" organised by Juristinnenbund and Bundesministerium der Justiz in Berlin, Germany 1530 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor...

  • MONDAY, JULY 24 TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on June 15 and 16 2350 GMT. **BERLIN- ECB's Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives speech at book presentation "100 Years of Women's Vote" organized by Juristinnenbund and Bundesministerium der Justiz in Berlin, Germany 1530 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor...

  • MONDAY, JULY 24 TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on June 15 and 16 2350 GMT. **BERLIN- ECB's Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives speech at book presentation "100 Years of Women's Vote" organised by Juristinnenbund and Bundesministerium der Justiz in Berlin, Germany 1530 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor...

  • MONDAY, JULY 24 TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on June 15 and 16 2350 GMT. **BERLIN- ECB's Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives speech at book presentation "100 Years of Women's Vote" organized by Juristinnenbund and Bundesministerium der Justiz in Berlin, Germany 1530 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor...

  • GENEVA, July 20- Britain leaving the European Union without a new trade deal would not be the end of the world, although failing to keep existing open relationships could have global repercussions, Britain's trade minister said in an interview on Thursday. Sterling fell on Thursday on concerns about Brexit talks ending with no deal, which would leave Britain and...

  • ZURICH, July 20- Swiss smart meter maker Landis+ Gyr has priced its initial public offering at 78 Swiss francs per share, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The IPO price range had been set at 70 to 82 francs per share. Landis+ Gyr is majority-owned by Japan's Toshiba.

  • ZURICH _ ABB Ltd. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $525 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 29 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • July 19- A former Credit Suisse Group AG banker from Switzerland pleaded guilty on Wednesday to participating in a wide-ranging scheme to help Americans hide millions of dollars in offshore accounts to evade U.S. taxes. Susanne Rüegg Meier, a former manager with Credit Suisse, pleaded guilty in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia to conspiring to defraud...

  • WASHINGTON, July 19- A Swiss citizen pleaded guilty on Wednesday to conspiring to help U.S. taxpayers evade taxes from 2002 through 2011 while she headed a team of bankers in Zurich for Credit Suisse AG, the U.S. Justice Department said in a statement. Susanne D. Rüegg Meier, who helped the taxpayers conceal assets and income in secret Swiss bank accounts, admitted...

  • Ethereum nodes in the United States (2017)

    Peter Szilagyi, head of an ethereum development team, tweeted Google Earth images showing the global spread of ethereum nodes.

  • The US is losing ground when it comes to retirement security

    The U.S. is falling further behind other countries on a global retirement security index.

  • ZURICH, July 19- A run of disappointing drug trials at Roche has left analysts suggesting the view from its new 41- storey office building in Basel has become more clouded, with little chance of management now upgrading its growth forecast next week, when it reports first-half earnings. Moreover, the first of a threatened flood of biosimilar copies of Roche's...

  • BASEL, Switzerland _ Novartis AG on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $1.98 billion. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.16 per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Novartis said Tuesday that net earnings rose to $1.98 billion in the April-June period from $1.81 billion a year earlier. Net sales, however, were down 2 percent, slipping to $12.24 billion from $12.47 billion. For the year's first half, net profit was off 5 percent at $3.64 billion and sales slipped 1 percent to $23.78 billion.

  • PRAGUE, July 17- A group of former executives and investors from antivirus software maker AVG Technologies have raised an additional $55 million for their fund that invests in cyber security companies, its managing partner said. Evolution Equity Partners, which raised $70 million in its first funding round in 2015, is looking to bulk up its portfolio at a time...

  • PRAGUE, July 17- A group of former executives and investors from antivirus software maker AVG Technologies have raised an additional $55 million for their fund that invests in cyber security companies, its managing partner said. Evolution Equity Partners, which raised $70 million in its first funding round in 2015, is looking to bulk up its portfolio at a time...

  • Peter Island Resort and Spa, British Virgin Islands

    With destination vacations that offer “experiences” in demand, CNBC took a look at five top ranked hotels.

  • ZURICH, July 14- Georges Kern, tipped as a potential chief executive of Richemont, left the luxury goods group abruptly on Friday just four months after taking over as head of its watchmaking division. "Georges has been offered an interesting opportunity to become an entrepreneur," Chairman Johann Rupert said in a statement. Kern, who steered watchmaker IWC...