Swiss stocks - Factors to watch on April 26
ZURICH, April 26 (Reuters) - The Swiss blue-chip SMI was seen opening 0.1 percent firmer at 8089.5 points on Tuesday, according to premarket indications by bank Julius Baer .
The following are some of the main factors expected to affect Swiss stocks:
The BTG Pactual private banking unit being sold to EFG International said BSI Singapore's interim CEO Raj Sriram is to leave the bank. It named Renato Cohn, a member of BSI's group executive board, acting CEO of BSI Singapore pending regulatory approval
* Lonza forecast double-digit core EBIT growth for the first half of 2016 while reporting its best ever first-quarter sales and earnings
* Phoenix Mecano said first-quarter gross sales increased by 5 percent year-on-year to 146.8 mln euros while orders increased 2.4 percent. Its operating result fell by 15.6 percent to 5.2 million euros. Continuación...