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Insight 21.08.2019

Argentina crashes but probably won’t burn

The past week has seen downward pressure on Argentine markets following the 11 August primary election, which came as a negative surprise for investors.

Insight 20.08.2019

Forex Focus: GBP – Playing Chicken

Markets have broadly priced in a no-deal Brexit.

Insight 15.08.2019

China - Trade War and Policy Direction

In a surprising move, President Trump has back-pedalled on his tariff measures against China.

Insight 09.08.2019

The end of the US-China trade war...

Spotlight - The ‘trade war’ between the US and China is likely to be nearing an end as both the US and China exhaust available imports on which they can levy new tariffs.

Insight 08.08.2019

Emerging market fixed income – current strategy

Fundamentals remain stable, the GDP gap is healthy, and central banks are supportive.

Insight 07.08.2019

Investment update on Hong Kong protests

The escalation of protest violence in Hong Kong has worsened and spread into a partial strike among the local workforce.


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Corporate 15.07.2019

UBP enters the world of cricket

Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) is pleased to partner with the International Cricket Council (ICC) for the forthcoming Cricket World Cup 2019.

UBP in the press 02.04.2019

Zurich: a nerve centre for UBP

Le Temps (29.03.2019) - UBP, which acquired Coutts exactly four years ago, has doubled the amount of assets it manages in Zurich to CHF 25 billion in five years. We spoke to Adrian Künzi, who has headed UBP’s local branch for the last year.

Insight 25.07.2019

Navigating wealth succession in Asian families

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


Insight 06.08.2019

GBP - A nightmare on downing street

Following Boris Johnson’s election, we consider six Brexit scenarios and analyse their potential impact on the British pound.

Insight 02.08.2019

Investment implications of Hong Kong protests

The escalation of protest violence between anti-government groups and the police over the past few weeks has significantly overshadowed Hong Kong’s market and economic outlook.

Insight 29.07.2019

Gold: Ready for lift-off

In June, the gold price rose by nearly 10%, moving from around $1,300 per ounce at the start of the month towards levels of around $1,430 by the end.

Insight 25.07.2019

Navigating wealth succession in Asian families

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

Insight 24.07.2019

Turkey: looming challenges

Lira depreciation will continue over the longer term

Insight 17.07.2019

Watch for China’s bounce

China’s reported gross domestic product (GDP) showed a modest deceleration to 6.2% year-on-year (yoy) in the second quarter of 2019 (2Q/19) from 6.4% in the previous two quarters.

Insight 11.07.2019

Turning up the fiscal tap

In the prolonged global quantitative easing era, should the fiscal tap be turned up ? With monetary policy having basically run to its limit, fiscal stimulus through modest budget deficit can be sustained for a longer period.

Insight 04.07.2019

Post-G20: US-Sino future still uncertain

Financial markets enjoyed a relieved rally yesterday as the G20 outcomes was in line with expectations of a trade war truce.

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