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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 14.10.2019

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 10.10.2019

Brexit: from backstop to no deal?

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.


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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.

Insight 25.07.2019

Navigating wealth succession in Asian families

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

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 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?

Insight 23.09.2019

Gold : risks for small downside correction

Gold prices have stabilised around USD 1,500 per ounce, following the US Federal Reserve's decision to cut interest rates by 0.25%, bringing its key rate to 2.00%.

Insight 30.08.2019

Investing in a time of geopolitical uncertainty

Spotlight - Unlike previous cycles, avoiding economic recession no longer ensures markets can avoid falling into bear market territory.

Insight 29.08.2019

JPY – Sleeping giant is starting to wake

A further decline in USD/JPY to around 100 is expected in the months ahead.

Insight 28.08.2019

Hong Kong outlook as trade war and protests escalate

The market is probably preparing for even higher tariffs and retaliation measures spreading further into non-tariff, direct economic sanctions.

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.

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