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Private Bank finds synergy in public bar

It is a little known fact that private bank Wegelin, Switzerland’s oldest bank is also active in the bars and restaurants business. Wegelin was forced to launch a hostile takeover on a local bar which had attracted a lot of unruly drinkers near its St. Gallen branch office. Join Discussion

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Swiss brand key to banks’ cache

There is an unmistakeable international cache surrounding Switzerland's financial sector, whose infamy as a hiding place for Nazi gold has given way to Hollywood mystique about secretive numeric codes cracked by Da Vinci Code protagonists and James Bond. Join Discussion

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Private banking: you may be worth it

Sometimes things are cheaper than you think, like dinner in a posh restaurant. Private banking services at Julius Baer start at around 1 million Swiss francs. Worth trying? Join Discussion

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Geneva is for wealth management

Even for an American who's not wealthy, Geneva has a reputation as a global centre for wealth management. Imagine one reporter's surprise, then, on arriving in the airport in Geneva and seeing bank ads everywhere like the casino adds in Las Vegas's McCarron Airport. Join Discussion

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