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Insight 22.03.2019

A bumpy road to a soft Brexit

The UK parliament voted to request an extension to Article 50, meaning a postponement of the official date of leaving the EU, which was initially scheduled for the end of March. Two options are on the table: Brexit is postponed until May or June or it is pushed back by one or two years.

Press Releases 19.03.2019

A new credit long/short strategy on our alternative UCITS platform

Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA (“UBP”) is launching a new credit long/short strategy on its alternative UCITS platform in partnership with New York-based alternative investment manager Global Credit Advisers, LLC (“GCA”).

Insight 13.03.2019

Key questions from the road

Spotlight - Having spent the first two months of 2019 travelling to see clients across Asia, the Middle East and Europe concern among clients remains and is surprisingly consistent across regions of the world despite one of the strongest rallies in global equities to start a year in the past 30 years. We address the three most asked questions.

UBP in the press 08.03.2019

The appeal of convertible bonds in volatile market conditions

Agefi Indices (25.02.2019) - The large amounts of convertible bonds issued in 2018 have created new investment opportunities.

Press Releases 04.03.2019

UBP obtains wholesale bank license in Singapore

UBP announced today that its Singapore branch, Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA Singapore Branch (UBP Singapore), has received regulatory approval from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) for a wholesale bank license. UBP Singapore expects to commence operations as a wholesale bank from 1 April 2019.
Insight 28.02.2019

Oil market review

Oil prices are up more than 23% year to date, with WTI increasing by more than USD 11 in under two months, reaching USD 56 towards the end of February.


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UBP in the press 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%).

Insight 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.

Insight 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 the press 26.02.2019

Swiss banks still relevant in era of greater transparency

Thomson Reuters Zawya (21.02.2019) - UBP's emerging markets push into the Middle East and Asia has been helped by the acquisition of former Lloyds and Coutts businesses.

Insight 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 the press 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 the press 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 the press 19.02.2019

The soft-landing scenario is looking more credible

Le Temps (18.02.2019) - According to popular belief in China, the year that has just begun – the Year of the Pig – is likely to be a good one for the financial sector because the pig is a symbol of prosperity.

Insight 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.

Insight 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 the press 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.

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