Swiss Banks Hold On as Zurich Frets

UBS and Credit Suisse are weathering the financial storm. But even the chance of a bank failure has Switzerland feeling tense

They exist also in Zürich: "Masters of the Universe." You can recognize these money-moguls from their swanky rides—their Porsches, their Audis, their BMWs. And yet recently these chariots of high finance have been spotted being sold to auto dealers at fire-sale prices—a sure sign that the bank crisis has arrived here too.

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