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Insight 15.01.2020

China’s Macro, Equity and Credit Outlook

Despite heightening military confrontation between the United States and Iran, China equities enjoyed a solid start in the new year.

Insight 09.01.2020

EM opportunities in 2020

Podcast - We see a more helpful economic climate for EM, at least going into the early part of the year, with some signs of growth stabilisation and less pressure on exports.

Insight 06.01.2020

Key Focuses in the Year of the Rat

After a global slowdown in 2019, UBP expects world growth to stabilise on a moderate trend in 2020 (up 2.4% vs. 2.3% in 2019).

Insight 18.12.2019

No one has won the Trade War... Yet

Spotlight - It is too early for either China or the United States to claim victory following the ‘Phase 1’ agreement announced last week.

Insight 02.12.2019

Exploring what lurks under the surface in credit

Spotlight - The emergence of economic ‘green shoots’ suggests the US ‘mini-cycle’ slowdown is nearing its end. However, investors should recall that the previous mini-cycles in the post-crisis period have each involved a credit event.

Insight 21.11.2019

UBP Investment Outlook 2020

The Global Economy at the Crossroads


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Insight 21.11.2019

UBP Investment Outlook 2020

The Global Economy at the Crossroads

Insight 25.07.2019

Navigating wealth succession in Asian families

Wealth succession is complex, emotional and can be costly if not managed properly

Insight 24.10.2019

Convertible bonds add convexity to your portfolio

Amid volatile markets and concerns over the global economic outlook, how can investors mitigate the risk of capital loss while keeping the door open to capital gains? The answer lies in convertible bonds strategies, given the specific risk-return profile of this asset class.


Insight 22.10.2019

China's Economy: Growth and Policy Effect

The Chinese economy, in its current stage, is fine with steady growth deceleration. This is despite protracted external headwind arising from the on-going trade war which has continued to curb investment appetite and spurred financial market volatility.

Insight 18.10.2019

China-US Trade Deal: Positive in the Near Term

On October 11, China and the US have agreed to work towards a partial trade deal. US President Donald Trump called it ‘Phase One’, with subsequent phases to deal with broader and fundamental issues.

Insight 16.10.2019

Demographics: a broad and long- term opportunity set

Secular trends encompass thematic opportunities with the potential to have a material effect on the world and financial landscapes with long-term and lasting effects.

Insight 10.10.2019

Brexit: from backstop to no deal?

Podcast - Last week, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson sent the EU the UK government’s alternative proposals to replace the Irish border backstop clause in the EU–UK withdrawal agreement.

Insight 04.10.2019

China-US Trade War: A Quiver Full of Arrows

The market’s expectations of a mini-trade deal between the Unites States (US) and China in October was spoiled by the spectre of US President Donald Trump’s financial warfare on China.

Insight 30.09.2019

Central banks deliver for now

Government bond yields have rallied significantly this year in anticipation of monetary easing from major central banks, including the ECB and Fed who both delivered this past month.

Insight 27.09.2019

The dawn of the data era

The amount of data we process today is only the tip of the iceberg.

Insight 25.09.2019

Implications of India's Bold Tax Cuts

Now that India’s surprise tax cut has hit the news, is this fiscal stimulus for real?

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