Michael Brächer is a Handelsblatt correspondent based in Zurich, Switzerland.
A Swiss entrepreneur is selling watches made out of space debris. The idea has taken off, thanks to galactic marketing.
EU Commissioner Jean-Claude Juncker is pushing for a quick conclusion, but Swiss unions want to preserve some exceptions to EU rules — which the British would also like to have.
Following Art Basel's success, the new Grand Basel show aims to attract worldwide car collectors with vehicles from vintage roadsters to Tesla’s newest.
Martin Winterkorn already faces investigations on both sides of the Atlantic over Dieselgate. Now German prosecutors are scrutinizing his financial affairs to see whether he evaded taxes too, according to reports.
Global wealth surpassed $200 trillion last year and will likely keep growing, a BCG study found. But scaredy-cat Germans are stragglers, preferring to save rather than invest in stock-market opportunities.
On Sunday, the Swiss vote on whether to remove private banks' right to create money. It's a sound idea, says Handelsblatt’s Swiss correspondent, but Switzerland is the wrong place for the experiment.
Reckless expansion into investment banking by Deutsche's former bosses put Germany's biggest lender in its current mess, argues David Folkerts-Landau. Its high-flying Swiss ex-boss refuted the claim.
Swiss giant’s general counsel is leaving as the company acknowledges contract with Michael Cohen was a mistake.
Nestlé’s new commercial alliance with the ubiquitous coffee brand wrongfoots its German rival, owner of Keurig, Peet's and Krispy Kreme.
UBS posted weaker earnings in its flagship wealth management business while investment banking, its stepchild division, flourished. Deutsche Bank, which could announce more cuts this week, will be looking on with envy.