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C Suisse and UBS battle it out

UBS building

One of Switzerland’s two global banks was conspicuously absent from the Innovation in Finance conference in April at the Dolder Grand, a castlelike hotel overlooking Zurich.

Greece's red lines start to blur and bend

Blur Song 2

Like a husband forgiven for countless infidelities, Greek leader Alexis Tsipras is back in Brussels with a wink and a smile and yes, another kiss and make-up proposal. Only this time, it looks like the marriage is saved.



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Top firms afraid to do business with Iran

Some big companies have begun signing deals with Tehran since the U.S. and other global powers lifted long-running sanctions against the Middle Eastern country, but banks are very nervous after being burned in the past.