Swiss Info

Thu, 20 Jun 2024 08:22:53 GMT
Swiss National Bank lowers key interest rate to 1.25%
The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is lowering its key interest rate once again, from 1.5% to 1.25%. Do you want to read our weekly top stories? Subscribe here. Underlying inflationary pressure had fallen again compared to the previous quarter, the SNB sa...

Thu, 20 Jun 2024 08:01:28 GMT
Patent Ochsner frontman Büne Huber awarded Prix Suisse 2024
Büne Huber, frontman of Swiss band Patent Ochsner, has been awarded the Prix Suisse 2024 for his accomplishments as a musician, painter and artist. Do you want to read our weekly top stories? Subscribe here. Huber has “redefined the boundaries of ...

Thu, 20 Jun 2024 06:09:21 GMT
Euro 2024: Shaqiri scores stunning goal in Switzerland’s 1-1 draw with Scotland
Switzerland manager Murat Yakin recently called Xherdan Shaqiri a special player for special moments, and the Chicago Fire winger proved him right in their 1-1 draw with Scotland at Euro 2024 on Wednesday. Do you want to read our weekly top stories? ...

Wed, 19 Jun 2024 14:11:13 GMT
Swiss government set on reduction of licence fee to CHF300
The Federal Council wants to reduce the radio and TV licence fee from CHF335 to CHF300 ($379 to $339) for private households starting in 2029 and to abolish the fee for small and medium-sized firms starting in 2027. This was decided on Wednesday – ...

Wed, 19 Jun 2024 13:06:08 GMT
Switzerland leads the way in Europe on organic food
Spending an average of CHF454 per person ($513), the Swiss are European champions in the consumption of organic products, umbrella organisation Biosuisse said at its annual media conference on Wednesday. In a Europe-wide ranking, Switzerland is first...