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  • NEW YORK/ ZURICH, Dec 1- The couple behind the embattled Tezos cryptocurrency tech project wants the Swiss-based Tezos Foundation to cover their costs for lawsuits accusing them of fraud related to an online fundraiser it ran, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. The Tezos Foundation, which controls the proceeds, so far has not agreed to the couples...

  • BEIJING— The Chinese government on Friday criticized U.S. opposition to granting Beijing market economy status in the World Trade Organization as reminiscent of the Cold War. A U.S. document released Thursday in Geneva supports the European Union in opposing giving China market status, which would make it harder to win anti-dumping cases against Beijing for...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen greets teams participating in the Federal Reserve Board 14th annual national College Fed Challenge Finals- 1330 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and European Central Bank board member Francois Villeroy de Galhau speaks at a seminar in Tokyo 0400 GMT. TOKYO- ECB board member and Bank of France...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen greets teams participating in the Federal Reserve Board 14th annual national College Fed Challenge Finals- 1330 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and European Central Bank board member Francois Villeroy de Galhau speaks at a seminar in Tokyo 0400 GMT. TOKYO- ECB board member and Bank of France...

  • LONDON, Nov 30- A deal on global bank capital rules is likely next week, a senior European Commission official said on Thursday, though the compromise that will emerge will be tested for its impact on the EU's economy. The Basel rules are not binding on members such as the EU, which can still tweak them during implementation. But the new regulations could lead banks in...

  • The chief executive of Credit Suisse has sharply altered his view on global central banks, telling CNBC that policymakers have been handling the current environment "very well."

  • *Iran sanctions-busting case in U.S. increases nervousness. LONDON/ ISTANBUL, Nov 30- Turkey's deteriorating finances are hurting the country's banks whose reliance on dollar funding makes them vulnerable to the worst-case scenario: a sudden halt or reversal of foreign investment flows. Since Turkey's financial crisis in 2000, its banks have earned a...

  • Never want to be hostage to a dividend that is unsustainable: Credit Suisse CEO

    Tidjane Thiam talks about how the Brexit negotiations are going, with added comment on contingency plans.

  • Wealth management business doing well: Credit Suisse CEO

    Credit Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam speaks about his strategy in turning the Swiss bank around, in light of its recent earnings release.

  • *Iran sanctions-busting case in U.S. increases nervousness. LONDON/ ISTANBUL, Nov 30- Turkey's deteriorating finances are hurting the country's banks whose reliance on dollar funding makes them vulnerable to the worst-case scenario: a sudden halt or reversal of foreign investment flows. Since Turkey's financial crisis in 2000, its banks have earned a...

  • LONDON, Nov 30- Nearly half of the cash that has poured into newly issued cryptocurrencies in recent years has been raised in Europe, research published on Thursday showed. Switzerland drew in nearly half of Europe's total- $828 million or 47 percent of ICO funds in the region, mainly through firms registered in Zug, a low-tax region near Zurich that is also the...

  • FRANKFURT- Introductory remarks by ECB bank supervisory chief Daniele Nouy at the hearing on the draft addendum to the ECB Guidance to banks on non-performing loans- 1100 GMT. BRUSSELS- ECB chief economist Peter Praet delivers the Ludwig Erhard Lecture, organised by the Lisbon Council- 1000 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Vice Chair for Supervision...

  • FRANKFURT- Introductory remarks by ECB bank supervisory chief Daniele Nouy at the hearing on the draft addendum to the ECB Guidance to banks on non-performing loans- 1100 GMT. BRUSSELS- ECB chief economist Peter Praet delivers the Ludwig Erhard Lecture, organized by the Lisbon Council- 1000 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Vice Chair for Supervision...

  • *Iran sanctions-busting case in U.S. increases nervousness. LONDON/ ISTANBUL, Nov 29- Turkey's deteriorating finances are hurting the country's banks whose reliance on dollar funding makes them vulnerable to the worst-case scenario: a sudden halt or reversal of foreign investment flows. Since Turkey's financial crisis in 2000, its banks have earned a...

  • GENEVA— CNN's business network is launching its first country-specific channel in Switzerland at the World Economic Forum in Davos in January, hoping to leverage a strong advertising market and diverse, rich and modern economy. Executives behind CNNMoney Switzerland say the venture aims to fill a void in English-language business and economy news...

  • LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney gives a speech on market regulation to the FICC Markets Standards Board 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies on the economic outlook before the congressional Joint Economic Committee- 1500 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso gives a speech at the Jiji Press Kin'yu...

  • LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney gives a speech on market regulation to the FICC Markets Standards Board 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies on the economic outlook before the congressional Joint Economic Committee- 1500 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso gives a speech at the Jiji Press Kin'yu...

  • ZURICH, Nov 28- Chinese conglomerate HNA Group, which is disposing of assets after a debt-fuelled buying spree, is now considering a public listing for its Swiss airline caterer Gategroup Holding, the subsidiary said on Tuesday. Gategroup, purchased by HNA last year for $1.5 billion, said in a statement that the SIX Swiss Exchange in Zurich was being considered as...

  • ZURICH, Nov 28- Chinese conglomerate HNA Group, which is disposing of assets after a debt-fueled buying spree, is now considering a public listing for its Swiss airline caterer Gategroup Holding, the subsidiary said on Tuesday. Gategroup, purchased by HNA last year for $1.5 billion, said in a statement that the SIX Swiss Exchange in Zurich was being considered as a...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 28- When U.S. entrepreneur Bharath Rao looked around for the best place to raise money for his crypto-currency derivatives trading business, the United States did not make his list. Dozens of start-ups have flocked to Singapore, Switzerland, Eastern Europe and the Caribbean this year, according to interviews with entrepreneurs and company...