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Israel holds a growing appeal for Swiss wealth managers

The Israeli wealth market may only be the 30th largest in the world, but the penetration of HNWs in the adult population and a growing propensity to deposit money in Switzerland mean Israeli HNWs are of increasing significance for Swiss wealth managers. As a result, more Swiss banks are opening up onshore operations in Israel, with media reports suggesting Pictet & Cie will soon follow suit.

Published By Datamonitor
26 Oct 2012
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UBS enters Israel's fast growing wealth management market, with many others set to follow

UBS has opened a wealth management and investment house in Israel, offering domestic and international investment management services. The decision follows an in-depth market analysis that identified the country as a promising market in terms of wealth growth. Israel's resilient economy and its robust financial system are expected to attract further players to the market in the next few years.

Published By Datamonitor
07 Mar 2012
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Teva and Active Biotech: Phase III results cast shadow over MS approval

Teva's laquinimod has failed to meet its primary Phase III endpoint of reducing annualized relapse rate. This is a blow for Teva and development partner Active Biotech, as the drug was on track to become the next oral disease-modifying therapy available for multiple sclerosis (MS). However, hope remains for the drug's potential in Crohn's disease and lupus, for which Phase II trials are ongoing.

Published By Datamonitor
02 Aug 2011
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Australia: two of the country's largest grocery retailers found guilty of "local washing"

Woolworths and Coles, the "big two" in Australian grocery retailing, have been named, shamed, and fined for incorrectly labeling imported produce as "local." While Australians are generally keen to support their local community, violations such as these threaten to weaken the local movement. At a time when rising food prices are already putting pressure on local offerings, authenticity is key.

Published By Datamonitor
18 May 2011
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Cubist Pharmaceuticals/Teva: US generics deal agreed for Cubicin

Cubist Pharmaceuticals has granted Teva a non-exclusive license to launch a generic version of its antibiotic Cubicin in the US. The move brings the dispute - which had been running since 2009 - to a close, and eliminates the risk of Cubist losing Cubicin sales in the event of Teva winning the patent litigation.

Published By Datamonitor
08 Apr 2011
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Israel: Middle East tensions may derail new gas find development

The discovery of natural gas deposits beneath the Eastern Mediterranean has shifted the outlook for Israel's energy market. It is thought that the reserves hold enough gas to feed Israel's consumption for decades, and may even turn the energy-dependent country into an exporter. However, the discovery has served to exacerbate political tensions, and further development faces major challenges.

Published By Datamonitor
06 Sep 2010
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Can-Fite: therapeutic approach bolstered by positive results in psoriasis trial

CF101, an orally-available TNF-alpha antagonist, has shown promising results in a Phase IIa study for the treatment of moderate to severe psoriasis. With current therapies focused on topical agents and biologics, this interesting oral compound has potential benefits for an unmet need in the treatment of psoriasis.

Published By Datamonitor
09 Sep 2009
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edge IPK and Earnix: seeking to help US carriers improve the customer relationship

Having established themselves in the European market, edge IPK and Earnix are expanding into the US property and casualty market. Both vendors have compelling offerings that should succeed in the US market, however, new regulations in the US insurance market and cost restrictions brought on by the current economic climate will not make it easy for either company.

Published By Datamonitor
10 Jul 2009
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New food review: targeting singles with limited edition foods

Meal options targeted at singles have been somewhat limited in the past, with most packaged foods catering for families or couples. A Norwegian store aims to change this by offering singles more choice, with a selection of limited edition meat cuts especially portioned for the singles market. As more people are living on their own, the singles market could become a bigger target in future.

Published By Datamonitor
20 Feb 2009
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New drinks review: developing drinks for all occasions

The growing health trend has seen the release of an array of niche products, as a look at the latest launches on Productscan reveals. One such product is a new bottled water that has been created especially for diabetics, highlighting how drinks manufacturers attempt to get ahead of the competition by offering something different.

Published By Datamonitor
18 Jan 2008

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