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Swiss stocks - Factors to watch on March 19



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ZURICH/BERLIN, March 19 (Reuters) -Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on Tuesday:


SWISS NATIONAL BANK SNBN.S

The Swiss National Bank is easing banks' access to cash in emergencies, working with lenders to widen the pool of assets they can pledge to secure funds when under strain, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Separately, the bank's 2023 annual report is due on Tuesday.


NOVARTIS NOVN.S

A U.S. appeals court on Monday revived an antitrust lawsuit by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals REGN.O against Novartis related to prescription treatments to address a condition that can lead to eye disorders including permanent blindness.


TE CONNECTIVITY TEL.N

Sensor maker TE Connectivity said on Monday it would change its jurisdiction of incorporation to Ireland from Switzerland and plans to merge with its Ireland unit.


PARTNERS GROUP HOLDING AG PGHN.S

Full year 2023 results due.


SCHINDLER HOLDING AG SCHP.S

Annual shareholders meeting.


SWISS PRIME SITE AG SPSN.S

Annual shareholders meeting.


COMPANY STATEMENTS

*Helvetica Property Investors HSCF.S announced that Peter E. Bodmer will become the new chairman and Marc Giraudon will take on the role of sole chief executive as of April 2. HSCF.S

*Georg Fischer Ag GF.S lifted its strategy 2025 targets, reflecting acquisitions as it reported full-year figures. GF.S


ANALYSTS' VIEWS

STADLER RAIL AG SRAIL.S: JP MORGAN CUTS TARGET PRICE TO CHF 27.5 FROM CHF 30


ECONOMY

Swiss February trade due at 0700 GMT.



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