Les banques automatisent, Avaloq en fait un modèle de croissance

L’automatisation des opérations bancaires s’accélère. Après le versement des dividendes, qui s’effectuait à la suite d’un traitement manuel coûteux et associé à un risque d’erreurs élevé, de plus en plus ...

Switzerland, land of big pharma, tries to reel in AI startups

Shahram Ebadollahi, global head of data science and AI at Novartis, speaking at the Intelligent Health AI conference in Basel. (Dominique Soguel) Artificial intelligence (AI) could do wonders for hospitals: sharper diagnosis, fewer admin ...

How people on the move have shaped Switzerland

The exhibit in Bern offers an overview of world migration from the first humans in Africa two million years ago to population movements today. (Bern Historical Museum, Christine Moor) A ...

Switzerland excels at attracting talent, but can do better

The high cost of living, especially accommodation, was a deterrent but not enough to cost Switzerland the top spot.  (Keystone / Salvatore Di Nolfi) For the sixth consecutive year, Switzerland clinched ...

Raiffeisen n’imposera pas des taux d’intérêt négatifs à ses clients privés

Interrogé sur la possibilité que le Groupe Raiffeisen facture lui aussi des intérêts de pénalité à l’avenir, Guy Lachappelle a déclaré: “Je ne peux pas l’imaginer”. Car si des taux ...

Allemagne, Japon, Suède, Danemark… Ces pays submergés par la vague des seniors

Pour faire face au vieillissement accéléré de leur population, plus marqué que dans les autres économies industrialisées, ces pays multiplient les mesures afin d’atténuer le choc démographique. Par Philippe Mesmer ...

‘It’s a very unusual time’: The stock market just triggered a flurry of under-the-radar signals that have experts worried a painful meltdown could soon strike

Several indicators in the options and volatility markets suggest that investors have grown complacent amid the stock market’s rally to all-time highs.  Sundial Capital Research recently crunched four of these ...

While you weren’t looking the trade war with China went completely off the rails

America’s trade war with China has lost its way. Instead of pushing for structural change in China’s managed economy, the Trump administration is currently negotiating to get US-China trade where ...

Ageing population threatens Swiss prosperity, study warns

Older people want to work but find opportunities limited. (Christof Schuerpf) Switzerland must do more to find employment options for older citizens and increase work productivity says the State Secretariat ...

The cannabis industry is set to employ 400,000 people in the US by 2021 — here’s how much key jobs in the industry pay, from budtender to cultivation director

Despite the recent bad news around the industry, cannabis companies are a great place to look for job-seekers, from hourly retail employees all the way up to experienced executives. Vangst, ...

Billionaires’ success boils down to a set of 3 personality traits that aren’t directly tied to intelligence, a new report says

Billionaires have a trifecta of traits to thank for their success, a new report by UBS and PwC found. Their smart risk-taking, focus, and determination is what makes them successful. ...

En Allemagne, l’économie reprend, «mais trop lentement»

Deux jours avant l’annonce des chiffres de la croissance allemande, le ministre des Finances Olaf Scholz appelait à l’optimisme. «Nous ne sommes pas en crise», a-t-il tonné mardi devant un ...