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Analysen 22.02.2019

Does January’s Credit Jump Signal China's QE?

China’s January total new credit (aggregate financing, flow data) reached a record high of RMB4.64trn ($690bn). Our China’s Credit Impulse Indicator finally turned around for the first time in 14 months. Does this signal a return of China’s aggressive reflation policy?

UBP in der Presse 21.02.2019

Making the most of open architecture

Fund Selector Middle East (18.02.2019) - Dubai expansion plans as Swiss-owned family firm’s asset management arm wins mandates.

UBP in der Presse 20.02.2019

Convertibles’ options continue to be the main attraction of the asset class

Funds Magazine (02.2019) - “Generally, European convertibles have become highly defensive. The risks in investing in this asset class are therefore limited, as economic growth is still relatively solid and the outlook is decent for companies.”

UBP in der Presse 19.02.2019

Das Szenario einer sanften Landung wird glaubwürdiger

Le Temps (18.02.2019) - Dem chinesischen Volksglauben zufolge dürfte das soeben begonnene Jahr – das im Tierkreiszeichen des Schweins steht – für den Finanzsektor erfreulich ausfallen, steht dieses Tier doch für Wohlstand.

Analysen 15.02.2019

The Fed returns the punchbowl to the party

Spotlight - The dramatic Fed pivot from hawkish in September 2018 to now at worst ‘neutral’ signals that the Fed is reluctant to ‘take away the punchbowl’ completely from the post-2008 economic expansion.

Analysen 31.01.2019

Measuring funds’ social and environmental impact

In 2018, UBP started a collaboration with the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), a pioneering institution within the University of Cambridge working with influencers to build a sustainable economy.

UBP in der Presse 18.10.2018

Tech sector driven by innovation

Sphere (10.2018) - Since the 2008-09 global financial crisis, the global technology sector has delivered an impressive annual return of 15.4%, easily outpacing global equities as a whole (10.2%).

Analysen 17.10.2018

Impact investing - Creating the future now

The role of impact investing is to strive to solve the world’s most pressing problems by identifying compelling long-term investments.
Analysen 15.10.2018

Global Equities: P/E de-rating in progress

Spotlight - The broad-based sell-off in global equities has fully retraced the gains made from February 2018’s lows. Even world beating technology shares have fully given up the 8% gains seen over the summer.


UBP in der Presse 29.01.2019

Actively managed short positions: a hedging strategy

L'Agefi Indices  (28.01.2019) - Current market conditions could prompt investors to adopt methods to protect their equity portfolios.

UBP in der Presse 28.01.2019

Politik wird Gold weiter stützen

Finanz und Wirtschaft (26.01.2019) - Jüngst fand der Goldpreis in der Nachfrage nach einem sicheren Hafen Unterstützung. Als Treiber wirkten der ungelöste Handelskonflikt der USA mit China und seine negativen Folgen für das globale Wachstum, die hohe Aktienmarktvolatilität, die politische Ungewissheit, die mit dem Brexit und den Unruhen in Frankreich einhergeht, und der teilweise Shutdown in den USA.

UBP in der Presse 25.01.2019

New license in Taïwan

Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) has established a new asset management unit in Taiwan, UBP Asset Management Taiwan Ltd (UBP Taiwan), having secured a Securities Investment Consulting Enterprises (SICE) business License, with the ability to serve as a Master Agent, from the Financial Supervisory Commission R.O.C (Taiwan) at the end of 2018.

Analysen 24.01.2019

China’s Policy Stimulus: What’s Really Going On?

At the press conference on China’s policy easing on January 15, senior officials from People’s Bank of China (PBOC), Ministry of Finance (MOF) and National Development of Reform Commission (NDRC, the state planner) jointly reiterated the message of a deepening counter-cyclical policy to cushion the current economic slowdown.

UBP in der Presse 23.01.2019

The comeback of the emerging currencies

Le Temps (21.01.2019) - We anticipate a challenging environment for the US dollar for a number of reasons: GDP growth is more constrained (the IMF expects the US to slow from 2.9% in 2018 to 2.5% in 2019), the Fed’s rate-hiking cycle is at a late stage, and US dollar valuations are stretched with the real effective measure 14% above its 10-year average.

Analysen 18.01.2019

Looking forward from 4Q18 volatility

Spotlight - Investors should expect overall returns to be modest and characterised by recurring bouts of 4Q18-style volatility across markets.

Pressemitteilungen 17.01.2019

Geschäftsergebnis für das Jahr 2018

Die Union Bancaire Privée weist einen Reingewinn von CHF 202,4 Millionen sowie über 5% an Netto-Neugeldzuflüssen aus

Sponsoring 14.01.2019

UBP’s Next Generation Academy

The second round of our programme for the Next Generation took place in Geneva and was wound up in Dubai. This programme was put together in partnership with INSEAD and allows us to forge close links with our clients of tomorrow.

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