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Insight 05.04.2021

Transitioning to a Brave New World

Volatility is back in Chinese equity markets: after rallying 90% from its trough in March 2020 to a peak in February 2021, MSCI China has fallen by 16% over the past month.

Insight 24.03.2021

Agility: at the heart of our discretionary management

Your goals and aspirations are unique – so is our approach to discretionary portfolio management.

Insight 23.03.2021

China’s Five-Year Plan

Asia Macro - A transformative shift towards self-sufficiency

Insight 19.03.2021

Distressed Opportunity Strategy

Distressed investment opportunities offer a gateway to companies in financial trouble that need restructuring in order to survive.

Insight 15.03.2021

“Smart Alpha” – a new way to tap into active investment strategies

A new partnership between UBP and amLeague, a specialised index provider, allows investors to combine the advantages of active investment management with those of passive index tracking. 

Insight 09.03.2021

Brightening growth prospects for 2021 in Asia

Asia Macro - On a GDP-weighted basis, Asia is expected to expand by 6.6% in 2021, up from a -1.0% contraction in 2020.


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Insight 10.02.2021

COVID-19: UBP keeps you up to date

Since this coronavirus appeared, UBP has provided its clients with guidance and support as we all tackle this unprecedented global health crisis. We give you regular updates on everything from our own safety protocols and the recommendations issued by the authorities to our experts’ latest analysis on the effects of the pandemic on the world economy and financial markets.

Insight 17.12.2020

UBP Investment Outlook 2021

A Brave New World

Insight 24.11.2020

Hidden gems in Swiss & European small caps

Small and mid caps have traditionally recorded higher growth rates and investment returns over the long term than large caps: it is easier to generate a dynamic growth rate from a smaller base. Swiss and European small and medium-sized capitalisations – so-called ‘SMID caps’ – also tend to provide investors with ‘pure play’ exposure to major secular growth trends.


Insight 04.03.2021

Benefiting from trends in thematic investing

At UBP, thematic investing means devising investment strategies that benefit from megatrends, such as the disruptive forces that are reshaping our economy and our society.

Insight 03.03.2021

Investing amidst a tantrum in US Bond Markets

US 10-year Treasury yields have risen 110 bps from their July, 2020 lows and 60 bps alone in 2021. Using previous bond market ‘tantrums’ going back to 2008 as a reference, a rise to as much as 1.7-2.5% may still lie ahead should the turmoil resume.

Insight 25.02.2021

UBP’s small- and mid-cap capabilities

SMID-cap equities are poised to mean revert and outperform over the next three to five years. The best time to allocate to SMID caps is when earnings are “depressed”, i.e. now.

Insight 24.02.2021

The return of leisure & entertainment

The pandemic has not only caused economic chaos around the world, but it has also had a deep impact on people’s lifestyles.

Insight 19.02.2021

Global Recovery: Vaccine- & Stimulus-led

A clear light at the end of the coronavirus tunnel is now visible with the start of vaccination campaigns.

Insight 10.02.2021

Big Tech: assessing the threats on the horizon

Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Alphabet/Google (‘Big Tech’) make up nearly 20% of the entire US market capitalisation by now. As a result, clouds may gather on the horizon for Big Tech in the shape of anti-trust prosecutions, increased regulation, and the prospect of adverse tax policies.

Insight 10.02.2021

COVID-19: UBP keeps you up to date

Since this coronavirus appeared, UBP has provided its clients with guidance and support as we all tackle this unprecedented global health crisis. We give you regular updates on everything from our own safety protocols and the recommendations issued by the authorities to our experts’ latest analysis on the effects of the pandemic on the world economy and financial markets.

Insight 09.02.2021

Engineering Software: playing the economy reopening

2020 was a stellar year for the software sector despite the pandemic. Companies accelerated their digital transformation to allow their employees to work from home. 

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