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UBP in the press 18.09.2019

Challenges & Opportunities in Impact Investing

Financial Times (12.09.2019) - It is difficult to regard the 2008 financial crisis in anything other than a negative light. However, for one area of investment, it marked a significant acceleration in prospects.

UBP in the press 13.09.2019

Asset TV Masterclass : Fixed Income

With interest rates at rock bottom, bond markets have become very expensive. So why would anybody want to invest in fixed income? Where does the balance between risk and reward lie in these markets and how are central banks responding to slower growth?

UBP in the press 11.09.2019

How the private banking industry has changed in Monaco

Monaco for Finance (12.09.2019) - A few months ago Sérène El Masri became the Site manager of the Monaco branch of Union Bancaire Privée (UBP), a bank she joined in 2017 in Geneva as head of its private banking activities for Monaco, Luxembourg and the French-speaking regions. This bold banker shared her first impressions of the Monaco market with us.

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.


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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


UBP in the press 26.08.2019

UBP fast-tracks its private banking operations in Asia

Hubbis (22.08.2019) - Michael Blake is CEO of the Asian private banking operations of Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) and is presiding over a phase of dramatic growth for the business in Asia, where assets under management have surged more than 50% since 2016.

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.

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.

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