Weekly Swiss and global market roundup for 4 September 2015.
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The Swiss Market experienced another volatile week of trading
The SMI followed global markets lower again on Friday morning after a brief rally on Thursday. Equity markets remained turbulent throughout the week on fears… Read more.
Draghi unveils QE revamp
Mario Draghi unveiled a revamp of quantitative easing and signaled officials might expand stimulus if the rout in financial markets continues. Read more.
U.S. rate hike & deepening China slowdown top of G20 agenda
Emerging-market policy makers are set to confront their twin fears in person. The prospect of higher U.S. interest rates alongside the deepening slowdown and devaluation in China are chilling investor sentiment toward the onetime powerhouses of global growth, roiling currencies and leaving the MSCI emerging market index down… Read More.
Swiss company news
Lindt & Spruengli AG is seeking more acquisitions after buying Russell Stover Candies Inc. Syngenta AG, placates investors after fending off a $47 billion takeover approach from Monsanto Co. Read more.