Greater Swiss Central Bank negative interest rates of the national Bank
decided to lower the key interest rate, where appropriate, further into the negative range. This is the President of the Swiss national Bank (SNB), Thomas Jordan said in an Interview with the "NZZ on Sunday" . "The Phase of low interest rates could persist for longer, and also to a further easing of monetary policy may be necessary," said the 56-year-old Central banker. Finally, the SNB left the key rate unchanged at minus 0.75 percent. With the negative interest rates the Central Bank wants to make the franc for international investors, unattractive. Because he was regarded as a "safe port" and is therefore needed in turbulent times. Critics do not find fault with the negative interest rates fulfilled their purpose. So people with small savings and little money would lose in the pension Fund, while owners of real estate and stocks have benefited. "Our monetary policy for the current economic Situation", defended Jordan for over four years applicable as an emergency measure. "We have never questioned, that there are side effects. However, we must have the overall interests of the country and are allowed to pursue any individual interests." If the national Bank would raise the key interest rate now, the result, according to Jordan, a stronger Swiss franc. "Unemployment would rise."
Expensive candidacy "Sion 2026"
The failed candidacy "Sion 2026" for the alignment of the Olympic winter games in Wallis cost, according to calculations by the Swiss Sunday newspaper "Le Matin Dimanche" around 6.3 million Swiss francs. The chief financial officer of the candidacy was confirmed, therefore, the amount to the newspaper. The Federal office for Sport, as well as the Association of Swiss Olympic announced that the financial results would not be available. According to the report, the money for Marketing, feasibility studies costs, to cover IT, as well as for Rent and salaries spent. The bill was divided equally between the Federation, Swiss Olympic and the local authorities involved. For comparison: The canadian city of Calgary continued according to the report, with his failed candidacy for 2026 equivalent of about 12.2 million Swiss francs (16.3 million canadian dollars) in the Sand. The winter Olympic games in 2026, from 6. to 22. February, in Milan, and Cortina d'Ampezzo in Northern Italy.
"Speed-Dating" for the recruitment of new drivers
In the search for new drivers, SBB set - similar to "Speed Dating" - also on Fast-recruitments in railway stations. The railway company is interested for the driver-professional directly, such as the "NZZ on Sunday" reports. Here, SBB-HR managers are looking for in a personal conversation with passers-by, let in a locomotive Simulator to drive and try to inspire of the activity. In the stations of Olten, Lausanne, Zurich and Bern, not by stations, led by the SBB in the last months of such actions under the title of "professional worlds-Café", where the company gave visitors an insight into the tasks of the engineer, but in all of the 150 professions in the Railways. Anyone interested in training in the cab, can bring the application documents to the occasion, and the "Speed Recruiting" in a ten-minute talk about his prospects to explore. An SBB spokesman told the newspaper that a quick application in-depth psychological and medical fitness tests followed. By 2025, approximately 1000 new skilled workers are needed for the cab. The train driver training takes 14 to 16 months.
The Ex-Nestlé-in-chief and his Pilatus Jet
last year He was one of the first proud owners of the new Swiss Business jet PC-24: Now Ex-Nestlé CEO Peter Brabeck gave away the machine of the Nidwaldner aircraft manufacturer Pilatus already, such as the "Sunday view" reports. Currently, the flyer is reported in Luxembourg, prior to that, he was in San Marino registered. New and current owner was Jetfly Aviation. The company includes dozens of aircraft and 160 employees. Brabeck is not involved in accordance with the Luxembourg register of companies on your. Whether the 74-year-old Manager has sold the aircraft or rented, wanted to say neither Brabeck still Jetfly Aviation. The newspaper reports with reference to the pilot circles, that Brabeck had failed the Simulator test in the US city of Dallas. "Three times", described thus by an Insider. So far, 150 pilots have received a PC-24 flight license. Brabecks office wanted to leave a comment. At the Handover of the Jets a year ago, it had a warm, Brabeck plane with the new plane and its own Airline Brabair Private and to transport business people.
Federal brakes SBB-Meyers plans
the Supervisory authority of The railway has the biggest reservations about the SBB chief Andreas Meyer presented a package of measures for reduced delays in train operations. In an analysis paper, which has made the Federal office for transport (BAV) after Meyer's announcement from Monday, write to the overseers, according to "Sunday newspaper" , that the tracks "have to comply with the requirements of the concessions and network plans necessarily." This means, according to the paper, the SBB are allowed to strike, neither individual courses nor stops, such as the Meyer has announced. To The Article. Further, the "Sunday newspaper", that in the future, Algorithms to decide how children are on the school buildings in order to preserve their equality of opportunity. To all of the articles in the "Sunday newspaper". (sda)
Created: 03.11.2019, 07:48 PM