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Insight 13.12.2018

UBP Investment Outlook 2019

Opportunities and Threats in a Desynchronised World

Insight 13.11.2018

A bear market in crude oil: how long will it last?

Spotlight - The tailwind of tight supply that characterised the oil market in 2017 has receded in 2018.

Insight 01.11.2018

US Congressional elections - November 2018

Spotlight - US Congressional elections are set to take place on 6 November.

Insight 30.10.2018

China policy easing measured but more extensive

Opening domestic market further is a welcome move but may not fully address Trump’s demands on China to resolve the trade war.
Insight 25.10.2018

Five Triggers for a Market Bottom

Spotlight - Investors should watch for a shift to tightening financial conditions to signal a change in Fed tone to ease some of the pressure on markets.

Insight 23.10.2018

US vs Europe: 3-1

Many people are wondering whose economy and financial markets will perform the best in the next 12 months – Europe’s or the US’s. Let’s explore the current and potential performances of both economies to see who is in the lead.


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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 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 26.09.2018

Asset TV Fund Selector: Fixed Income

What does the end of quantitative easing mean for bond investors? What should be the right exposure to emerging bond markets and why are active managers better equipped than passive ones to handle the return of volatility? Mohammed Kazmi, Portfolio Manager & Macro-Strategist Global and Absolute Return Fixed Income at UBP, recently participated in an Asset TV broadcast outlining the risk and reward trade-offs in fixed-income markets over the next six to twelve months.


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 17.10.2018

Impact investing - Shaping tomorrow

Impact investing can help shape a healthier and brighter future.

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.

Insight 11.10.2018

China: Expect even more rate cuts

China’s recent reserve requirement ratio (RRR) cut of 100 basis points (bps) on October 7 was larger than anticipated but still represents measured monetary liquidity easing by the central bank.
Insight 08.10.2018

The latest on the oil market

September saw WTI oil prices drop 4% during the first week of the month before rallying almost 12% to reach USD 75 per barrel at the beginning of October. The rally came as investors have been gauging OPEC’s ability to replace falling Iranian exports and declining Venezuelan production.
Insight 05.10.2018

US bond yields: where to from here?

Spotlight - The push to 5-year highs in US 10-year yields looks set to continue to towards 3.5% moving into 2019 as part of the ongoing ‘normalisation’ process of long-term US yields.

Insight 25.09.2018

US-China Trade War

Spotlight - From Checkers To Chess

Insight 12.09.2018

China's trade war scenarios

Spotlight - Sino-US trade tensions continue to dominate the focus of global markets with few signs of resolution in the near term.

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