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Insight 14.06.2019

Navigating wealth succession in Asian families

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

Insight 12.06.2019

Navigating through an ageing economic cycle

A market backdrop favourable to convertible bonds

 

Insight 06.06.2019

UBP Investment Insight Summit 2019

Our Asset Management division successfully hosted its second pan-European conference on 22 and 23 May in Zurich. 

Insight 22.05.2019

China market outlook amid policy easing

With growing uncertainty around the Sino-US trade war and that relationship at a low ebb, investors are increasingly focusing on policy response to assess market outlook.

Insight 13.05.2019

Trump unconstrained

Spotlight - The Sunday night tweets from the US President not only introduced uncertainty into the ongoing US-China trade negotiations and prospects for future global growth, but should also serve as a reminder to investors of the new, more challenging risk environment facing them looking ahead.

Insight 06.05.2019

Initial thoughts on Trump’s new tariff threats

President Donald Trump has raised pressure on China to strike a trade deal by threatening a possible increase of tariff to 25% (from 10%) on $200bn worth of Chinese exports to US by Friday (May 10). He may also consider extending a new 25% duty on another $325bn worth of Chinese products.


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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.

Sponsoring 27.05.2019

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.

Insight 16.04.2019

A Fresh Look at Japanese Equities

Making the case for Japanese equities


Insight 16.04.2019

A Fresh Look at Japanese Equities

Making the case for Japanese equities

Insight 11.04.2019

Look for global growth concerns to fade

Spotlight - Signs of a reduction in current worries about recession or in the downside risks to today’s modest earnings expectations are needed as a catalyst to support the next sustainable leg of equity market returns.

Insight 05.04.2019

Swiss small and mid-cap equities update

Diversified & High quality growth

Insight 25.03.2019

Thoughts on China and related assets

China’s growth slowdown will likely extend to mid-2019 before finding a floor (with GDP growth at around 6% year-on-year) as cumulative policy easing starts to take effect.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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