Swiss financiers face Green backlash after election

Euronews | Oct 21, 2019 at 1:02 PM
  • Switzerland’s Greens took aim at the country’s financial services sector after parliamentary election gains which shifted the balance of political power to the left.
  • Switzerland’s Greens gained a record 17 seats to hold 28 in the 200-seat lower house, putting them in fourth place.
  • It was not immediately clear what steps Rytz had in mind for the finance sector, whose biggest players, including UBS and Credit Suisse have increasingly made sustainable investment a watchword.