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Alan John Percivale Taylor (25 March 1906 – 7 September 1990) was an English historian who specialised in 19th- and 20th-century European diplomacy.
The Aare or Aar is a tributary of the High Rhine and the longest river that both rises and ends entirely within Switzerland.
Aktiengesellschaft (abbreviated AG) is a German word for a corporation limited by share ownership (i.e. one which is owned by its shareholders) and may be traded on a stock market.
The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945).
The Bank of Canada (or BoC) (Banque du Canada) is Canada's central bank.
The Bank of England, formally the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, is the central bank of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the model on which most modern central banks have been based.
Banking in Switzerland began in the early 18th century through Switzerland's merchant trade and has, over the centuries, grown into a complex, regulated, and international industry.
A banknote (often known as a bill, paper money, or simply a note) is a type of negotiable promissory note, made by a bank, payable to the bearer on demand.
The Bergier commission in Bern was formed by the Swiss government on 12 December 1996.
Bern or Berne (Bern, Bärn, Berne, Berna, Berna) is the de facto capital of Switzerland, referred to by the Swiss as their (e.g. in German) Bundesstadt, or "federal city".
Bloomberg Businessweek is an American weekly business magazine published by Bloomberg L.P. Businessweek was founded in 1929.
Bloomberg L.P. is a privately held financial, software, data, and media company headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
The Bundesplatz (literally: the "Federal Square") is the Government Plaza in Bern, the capital city of Switzerland.
A canton is a type of administrative division of a country.
The 26 cantons of Switzerland (Kanton, canton, cantone, chantun) are the member states of the Swiss Confederation.
Carbon dioxide is an important trace gas in Earth's atmosphere.
A central bank, reserve bank, or monetary authority is an institution that manages a state's currency, money supply, and interest rates.
Chiasso (or commonly in Lombard: Ciass, English: Noise) is a municipality in the district of Mendrisio in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.
Como (Lombard: Còmm, Cómm or Cùmm; Novum Comum) is a city and comune in Lombardy, Italy.
Continental or mainland Europe is the continuous continent of Europe excluding its surrounding islands.
Der Bund (English: The Union) is a Swiss German-language daily newspaper published in Bern.
An economy (from Greek οίκος – "household" and νέμoμαι – "manage") is an area of the production, distribution, or trade, and consumption of goods and services by different agents.
The economy of Switzerland is one of the world's most advanced economies.
Elsevier is an information and analytics company and one of the world's major providers of scientific, technical, and medical information.
The environmental movement in Switzerland is represented by a wide range of associations (non-governmental organisations).
The Federal Council is the seven-member executive council which constitutes the federal government of the Swiss Confederation and serves as the collective executive head of government and state of Switzerland.
The Federal Palace (Bundeshaus, Palais fédéral, Palazzo federale, Chasa federala, Curia Confœderationis Helveticæ) refers to the building in Bern housing the Swiss Federal Assembly (legislature) and the Federal Council (executive).
Forbes is an American business magazine.
The foreign exchange market (Forex, FX, or currency market) is a global decentralized or over-the-counter (OTC) market for the trading of currencies.
Foreign-exchange reserves (also called forex reserves or FX reserves) is money or other assets held by a central bank or other monetary authority so that it can pay if need be its liabilities, such as the currency issued by the central bank, as well as the various bank reserves deposited with the central bank by the government and other financial institutions.
A gold reserve was the gold held by a national central bank, intended mainly as a guarantee to redeem promises to pay depositors, note holders (e.g. paper money), or trading peers, during the eras of the gold standard, and also as a store of value, or to support the value of the national currency.
In economics, inflation is a sustained increase in price level of goods and services in an economy over a period of time.
Internment is the imprisonment of people, commonly in large groups, without charges or intent to file charges, and thus no trial.
A joint-stock company is a business entity in which shares of the company's stock can be bought and sold by shareholders.
Justus Haucap (born in Quakenbrück on March 24th, 1969) is a German economist who currently works as Professor of Economics at the University of Düsseldorf, where he directs the Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE).
Landis+Gyr, is a publicly listed, multinational corporation with 45 subsidiary companies in over 30 countries and headquarters in Zug, Switzerland.
Le Temps (literally "The Times") is a Swiss French-language daily newspaper published in Berliner format in Geneva by Le Temps SA.
The London Inter-bank Offered Rate is the average of interest rates estimated by each of the leading banks in London that it would be charged were it to borrow from other banks.
The mebibyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.
Monetary policy is the process by which the monetary authority of a country, typically the central bank or currency board, controls either the cost of very short-term borrowing or the monetary base, often targeting an inflation rate or interest rate to ensure price stability and general trust in the currency.
Nazi gold (Raubgold, "stolen gold") is the rumored gold allegedly transferred by Nazi Germany to overseas banks during World War II.
The Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ; lit.: "New Journal of Zurich") is a Swiss, German-language daily newspaper, published by NZZ Mediengruppe in Zurich.
Orell Füssli is a Swiss printing and bookselling company, established by Christoph Froschauer in the 16th century.
The Paris Agreement (Accord de Paris) is an agreement within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) dealing with greenhouse gas emissions mitigation, adaptation, and finance starting in the year 2020.
The was the central bank of Germany from 1876 until 1945.
Rudolf Richter (7 April 1883 – 5 January 1962) was a Bohemian racewalker.
SARON (Swiss Average Rate Overnight) is an overnight interest rates average referencing the Swiss Franc interbank repo market.
In financial markets, a share is a unit used as mutual funds, limited partnerships, and real estate investment trusts.
SIX Swiss Exchange (formerly SWX Swiss Exchange), based in Zurich, is Switzerland's principal stock exchange (the other being Berne eXchange).
Stephen Mitford Goodson is a South African banker, author and politician who is leader of the South Africa's Abolition of Income Tax and Usury Party.
A stock market, equity market or share market is the aggregation of buyers and sellers (a loose network of economic transactions, not a physical facility or discrete entity) of stocks (also called shares), which represent ownership claims on businesses; these may include securities listed on a public stock exchange as well as those only traded privately.
Surveying or land surveying is the technique, profession, and science of determining the terrestrial or three-dimensional positions of points and the distances and angles between them.
The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) is the Swiss government body responsible for financial regulation.
The franc (sign: Fr. or SFr.; Franken, French and Romansh: franc, franco; code: CHF) is the currency and legal tender of Switzerland and Liechtenstein; it is also legal tender in the Italian exclave Campione d'Italia.
The Swiss sovereign money initiative of June 2018In Vollgeld-Initiative; in Initiative Monnaie Pleine; in Iniziativa Moneta Intera The official title of the referendum is the Swiss federal popular initiative "for crisis-safe money: money creation by the National Bank only! (Sovereign Money Initiative)" was a popular initiative in Switzerland intended to give the Swiss National Bank the sole authority to create money.
Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.
The Economist is an English-language weekly magazine-format newspaper owned by the Economist Group and edited at offices in London.
Thomas J. Jordan (born 1963) is a Swiss economist and central banker.
The tonne (Non-SI unit, symbol: t), commonly referred to as the metric ton in the United States, is a non-SI metric unit of mass equal to 1,000 kilograms;.
The United States Department of State (DOS), often referred to as the State Department, is the United States federal executive department that advises the President and represents the country in international affairs and foreign policy issues.
Waterstones, formerly Waterstone's, is a British book retailer that operates about 250 shops, mainly in the UK and also other nearby countries.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
Zürich or Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zürich.
Banca Nazionale Svizzera, Banca Naziunala Svizra, Banca nazionale svizzera, Banque Nationale Suisse, Banque nationale suisse, National Bank of Switzerland, National bank of Switzerland, Schweizerische Nationalbank.